Andy is the founder and President of A Emmink Professional Corporation. After working in a variety of positions within the Ontario Worker's Compensation Board, Andy established his own consulting practice in 1988. His years as a claims adjudicator, investigator, decision review specialist and a series of management positions in the WSIB's Appeals Branch, have given him a broad insight into the legislative and policy framework driving today's workers' compensation system.
In addition to his worker's compensation experience, Andy is a skilled mediator. Since 1990, he has mediated more than 500 litigated claims, ranging from personal injury, to real estate and medical malpractice. Andy is certified by the ADR Institute of Canada as a Chartered Mediator.
Undine joined the firm in 2002. With an extensive background in WSIB and health and safety management consulting. Undine is at the forefront in our day-to-day dealings with clients and staff of the WSIB and insurance carriers. She specializes in Return to Work Mediations, Ergonomic Assessments and Labour Market Re-entry (LMR) assessments.
Kelly came from a background with the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. After several years as a claims adjudicator, she also spent time in more senior adjudicative roles as a Technical Advisor and Decision Review Specialist. After leaving the WSIB, Kelly carried out consulting work for a number of industrial clients. Her keen analysis of complex claims issues allows us to provide our clients with accurate and frank assessments of individual cases, and guides our recommendations for further pursuit of issues in dispute. Kelly is involved in the preparation and presentation of appeals, both at the Appeals Resolution Officer level, and at the Workplace Safety and Appeals Tribunal.
Susan is our administrative assistant. She has an extensive background in administrative work, including property management. Susan ensures that all aspects of the office procedures are up to date and running smoothly. She also assists the paralegals with client files.
Our firm also retains paralegal staff on a part-time contract basis. In all cases, we strive to retain only the most experienced workers' compensation advocates.