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Mission Statement

​​Workers Compensation Advocate paralegal, Robert Govaert, is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a member of the Ontario Paralegal Association. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and he gained industry experience in manufacturing, retail and food services.  Following a  work injury, Robert Govaert was hired by a legal clinic in Toronto, Ontario. With legal training and hands on experience, he has successfully helped many injured workers to receive all the compensation benefits they are entitled to. 


Robert Govaert established Workers Compensation Advocate in 1996. His primary area of practice is related to claims with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), previously called Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefits, including appeals and tribunals before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT) and the Social Security Tribunal (SST). Most of his work comes from referrals from clients who are pleased with the outcome of their claims and referrals from family doctors, chiropractors, physiotherapists, lawyers, paralegals, and trade unions. Call our paralegal in Toronto to schedule a free consultation.

​Some noteworthy WSIB cases Robert Govaert has helped clients with:

  • Winning the first hearing ear dog in Ontario (WSIB entitlement and costs)

  • Entitlement to Parkinson’s disease following a head injury

  • Entitlement to cancer that developed at the site of a workplace injury


Our firm specializes in helping disabled and injured workers to receive all the compensation benefits and services they are entitled to.

Workers Compensation Advocate is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and represents clients in Ontario, in and around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, Willowdale, Downsview, Thornhill, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Aurora, Guelph, Scarborough, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Whitby.

Workers Compensation Advocate

2333 Dundas Street West, Suite 306

Toronto, Ontario, M6R 3A6

Consultation by appointment 


Contact Information

Robert Govaert


Robert Govaert specializes in protecting the rights of injured workers in dealing with their disability benefit claims. 

Robert has over 20 years of experience representing clients through all stages of the appeal process, including oral hearings and tribunals. Robert Govaert has successfully helped many clients recover additional, retroactive and ongoing benefits.  

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