BC Insurance denial lawyers

Disability claim denied? Let us guide the way.

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If you need a disability lawyer in Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, or anywhere in BC, look to Wirsig Matheos. We help individuals fight disability claims denials from all major insurance companies in Canada – including Manulife, Sun Life, Great-West Life, RBC Life Insurance, and Desjardins.

If your short term or long term disability claim has been denied or your benefits terminated, you face significant challenges at a time when you are most vulnerable. Our disability lawyers provide experienced help to protect your rights and put your interests first. You do not need to go it alone.


Kirk Wirsig

Disability lawyer Kirk brings over 30 years of experience to the litigation of insurance claims on behalf of individuals whose benefits have been denied. For over 10 years Kirk has chaired the Western Canadian Disability Conference focusing on all aspects of coverage denials including so called “subjective” conditions such as Lupus, Lyme’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Meniere’s Disease as well as pain and fatigue disorders such as complex regional pain syndrome, chronic pain syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome and all psychiatric based denials. Kirk is preferred legal counsel on insurance matters for the Resident Physicians of British Columbia.

Sarando Matheos

Disability lawyer Sarando brings nearly 25 years of experience with a deep rooted understanding in successfully prosecuting disability claims against all the major insurance companies, including representing the most vulnerable disabled segment of our society – people suffering from cancer, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic myofascial pain syndrome, Lyme’s Disease and Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid arthritis to name a few.

Martin Willemse

Disability lawyer Martin focuses his practice on denied disability claims. He has a particular interest in claims arising from mental health illnesses, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and complex and chronic pain. He is listed as a legal resource by the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and Fibromyalgia Society of BC for individuals living with these conditions.

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What Clients Say

“A strong support, genuine understanding, care and great professional help is what anyone needs during the most difficult times in life, especially when it comes to dealing with legal matters. It was exactly what I have received from the Wirsig Matheos Insurance Denial Lawyers firm. Extremely knowledgeable and experienced staff with many years in the industry provided top of the line service with advice, appointment arrangements, research, paper work, phone calls and most importantly: respect and courtesy. Moreover, the firm provided me with much needed advice and help at no cost even after my case was settled. I would highly recommend retaining a legal counsel from the Wirsig Matheos Insurance Denial Lawyers, absolutely no question about it. Thank you for all your hard work!”

— D.I, Vancouver

“I highly recommend Kirk’s legal services based on his personal attention to my case as well as his in-depth knowledge, professionalism, and integrity. This man cares about you, your rights and getting the money you are entitled to by law.”

– Nancy Pyke

“Sarando, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude to you, and your office for all of your time and effort on my claim.

I had gotten used to being told “I can’t help you” from professionals along my mystery medical journey and at our first meeting it was the first time in three years I’d felt supported and somewhat vindicated that I was not just over-reacting but indeed had been mistreated along my quest for LTD.

– N. K.

“Dear Martin,

My husband and I wish to thank you for all your support and assistance throughout this past year. The stress of the termination of my disability benefits along with focussing on my health made for a very difficult time. Your professionalism and patience easing me through this process was greatly appreciated, more than you can imagine.

We would be very happy to recommend your services. Again, thank you so much.

– CL and AL


Some of the most common reasons for insurance companies to deny long term disability benefits include…


We are results-oriented and our fees are based on an agreed percentage of the amount we recover for you. If there is no recovery then there is NO fee.


If the insurance company has denied your claim or terminated your coverage, that is NOT the end of the story.


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Tel: 1-604-583-2200
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