He has handled cases for denial of disability benefits involving heart conditions, cancer, multiple sclerosis, somatoform disorder, chronic regional pain syndrome, among other disabling conditions. He has also handled many Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Review Tribunals (now referred to as Social Security Tribunals), CPP Leaves to Appeal and CPP Appeal Board Hearings.
Allan was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and was raised on a family farm outside of Saskatoon.
After high school, Allan obtained his university education at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
In 1983 he graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree.After a year of articling in July, 1984, Allan was admitted to the Law Society of Saskatchewan .
In 1989 Allan bought a partial interest in a Regina law firm where he practised for 10 years. The firm name was Duchin, Bayda & Kroczynski.
In 1999 Allan was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta and moved to Calgary, Alberta, where he co-founded Bayda Ludwar Law firm. Since 1997 Allan's preferred area of practice has been long term disability insurance claims and Canada Pension Plan disability claims. Allan is licensed to practice as a lawyer both in Saskatchewan and in Alberta and has appeared at various levels of court including the Court of Queen's Bench and Court of Appeal in both Saskatchewan and Alberta. In 2012 the firm name was changed to Bayda Disability Law Firm.
By: Allan Bayda