What my clients say

I would like to thank you and your team for the exceptional work you have done in representing me in my Appeal case with the WSIB. You have all demonstrated over and over again a perfect balance of professionalism, compassion and straightforwardness. You were there for me all the way and always patient with all my questions. I can say that if the appeal had not gone the way it has, I would have been just as happy to have had you represent me. I could go on and on with multiple compliments but I think the best way to get to the point is to simply say two words...Thank you!

-Client

I wanted to let you know that I am more than 100 percent satisfied with the workers' compensation work that Peggy King has done for me. Her experience was able to determine the best course of action for my claim, and obtain a result in my favour. I appreciate the excellent job that Peggy King and Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP have done in settling everything for me!


-E.E.

Peggy
King

Peggy King is a Workers’ Compensation Consultant for Nelligan Law, with extensive experience in adjudicating the claims of injured workers.

She was employed for more than a decade with the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), and has significant insight into determining an employee’s entitlement to benefits and services.

Peggy is driven by a desire to help people, especially those who are having difficulty negotiating the system. She understands the impact an injury can have on a person’s life and how it can affect their family. Peggy tries to ensure that workers receive what they are genuinely entitled to, so they can begin to get their lives back on track. She excels at building relationships with employers, which helps to facilitate back-to-work programs for workers. Peggy is straightforward and honest, able to clearly communicate the legal process to her clients, and explain the ramifications for all the parties involved.

Working as an adjudicator (case manager) has honed her skills in negotiating and resolving employee/employer disputes. She is dedicated to ensuring people can safely and effectively return to the workplace in accommodated positions where appropriate, and receive fair compensation for their injuries. Peggy provides representation at all levels of appeal, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Appeals Branch, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT).

Education
  • Licensed by the Law Society to practice as a paralegal (P1 License)
  • Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Internal Claims Adjudication Program (1990)
  • B.A. (Law), Carleton University (1987)

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