Martin is a civil litigator who focuses his practice on denied long-term disability claims and critical illness insurance denials. He also assists clients with life insurance and mortgage claim denials.
Martin places special emphasis on the research and understanding of “invisible conditions” that lead to chronic and complex pain, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, central sensitization disorder and Lyme’s Disease. He is recognized as legal resource by the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Fibromyalgia (ME|FM) Society of BC, and he has worked closely with other organizations such as Pain BC by providing education on long-term disability claims.
Martin also represents clients and speaks on disorders that involve, or are associated with, psychiatric illness, including depression and anxiety. At the invitation of the BC Psychological Association (BCPA), Martin has frequently acted as moderator at Ethics Salons for psychologists where he moderates discussions on mental health disability claims.
While serving his clients, he has appeared in provincial and federal courts including the Supreme Court of BC and the Federal Court of Appeal. Outside of the courtroom, he has represented clients in front of administrative tribunals and before the Pension Appeals Board.
For assistance with denied long-term disability claims and other insurance denial claims, call for a consultation.