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Fighting Disability Insurance Companies For Over 30 Years

Disability Lawyers In Toronto Serving Ontario and Canada

Since 1987 Share Lawyers has focused on claims against insurance companies for long term disability benefits, and other insurance claims based on illness and injury. There Are No Fees Unless We Win Your Case.  Share Lawyers helps individuals in Ontario and across Canada who have been unfairly denied disability benefits from a variety of policies.


Are you dealing with the physical, emotional and financial burden of an illness or injury? Stop struggling on your own with no results. Contact our long term disability lawyers to fight the insurance company on your behalf and get the maximum settlement that you deserve.

Since 1987, Share Lawyers has been committed to protecting the rights of individuals in Ontario and across Canada, handling legal matters in the areas of long-term disability insurance denials and other insurance disputes involving illness, injury or death.

From the moment our experienced long term disability lawyers take on your case, you can turn the focus back to your health, knowing that we won’t stop fighting until we have negotiated the best settlement possible on your behalf.

Choose the disability insurance law firm with a proven track record of success to advocate for you. Don’t waste another second feeling frustrated and hopeless.

Our Practice Areas

Long Term Disability Claim Disputes
We represent clients who have been denied benefits under either a group disability insurance policy or a private policy.
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Executives and Self-Employed Professionals
Disability insurance policies provide income replacement if unable to work due to illness or injury.
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Mental Health and Disability
Many disability insurance claims are based on mental health problems and insurance companies have many methods to deny claims. 
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Fibromyalgia and Disability
With Fibromyalgia, as with any disorder with no visibly apparent symptoms, individuals find that their symptoms aren’t taken seriously.
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Military Disabilities and SISIP
SISIP LTD is a group Long Term Disability Benefit plan for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel. 
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Addiction and Disability
Whether an addiction will entitle you to insurance benefits will depend on provisions of the applicable insurance policy.
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Critical Illness Claims

Non-payment of a critical illness insurance policy can be very upsetting, particularly as you are dealing with a critical illness at the same time.

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Life Insurance Claims

Non-payment of life insurance proceeds following the death of a loved one can be devastating to family members.

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We're Focused on Long Term Disability Claims in Ontario & Across Canada

Our denied disability lawyers will fight for your disability insurance claim with aggressive legal maneuvering and strategic planning. Using state-of-the-art computer technology, communication is an integral part of your case.

If you have a long-term or partial disability claim and have been denied benefits, find out what Share Lawyers can do for you. Our team of experienced long-term disability, life, and critical illness insurance lawyers has made successful claims against many insurance companies and third-party administrators.

We believe that the client is the most important person who will ever be in our office. Our denied disability claim lawyers work on a percentage fee basis, so no up front payment is required, and there are no fees until we settle.

About Us

Long Term Disability Insurance Litigation Law Firm

Share Lawyers was established in 1987 with only the highest standards in legal representation. We believe that every disability insurance claim client deserves superior personal service. In order to achieve that goal we have put together a team of experienced, compassionate and caring long term disability lawyers, law clerks and secretaries in order to meet all of your needs.

We're Focused on Long Term or Partial Disability Insurance Litigation

Our Disability claim lawyers will fight for your disability insurance claim with aggressive legal maneuvering and strategic planning. Using state-of-the-art computer technology, communication is an integral part of your case.

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Do You Live Outside Toronto?

We are proud to serve clients in Ontario and across Canada. We communicate with our clients in person and via telephone, email, fax, and courier as well as employing various cutting edge communication technologies to suit our clients needs. We also offer extensive information and resources on our website, blogs and social media. View our service areas.

Free Consultation - No Fees Unless We Win

As a special service for all our clients, we provide free, no-obligation and strictly confidential assessments.

 

Client Testimonials

Nov 18, 2019
The office is efficient and kept me apprised of any progress in my case. Kirk Sloane was meticulously prepared for my mediation meeting and there is no doubt in my mind that he worked in my best interest. I approached Share Lawyers with many reservations, but my experience leads me to recommend having their experienced team take care of any dispute you may have with your Insurer.
Nov 18, 2019
I was pleasantly surprised at my Lawyer’s and my team’s compassion when it came to dealing with me and my case. Everyone was very professional and seemed to work very hard to do their very best for me. I couldn’t be happier with everybody and the work they did, Through and through my Experience with Share lawyers was absolutely wonderful and I would definitely recommend this wonderful firm that treats you not only as their client but like family, So thank you to everyone at ShareLawyers for making this a memorable experience and may your future be as bright as you made mine. Sincerely : James & Jessica Dennique
Nov 13, 2019
Share Lawyers was amazing. Their team worked together flawlessly on my case. Right from day one they instilled confidence in me that they knew what they were doing and that I would be taken care of with respect and dignity. They followed through with phone calls and emails every step of the way. I was never left in the dark. Somehow, they made sense out of what didn't make sense to me. The lawyer they assigned to me, was exceptionally kind, caring and compassionate. She put me at ease immediately and displayed passion and professionalism, something that you don't see in any profession these days. It felt like someone had pressed the pause button on my life, but thanks to the Share Lawyer Team, play has been pressed, I can now move forward and start my new life.
Nov 13, 2019
II had an excellent experience with Share Lawyers. From the first phone call to the handshake at the end. I felt like a valued client. I also felt that everyone at Share Lawyers was advocating for me, an experience I did not have with the disability insurer. Thank you for everything
Nov 13, 2019
Share Lawyers was amazing. Their team worked together flawlessly on my case. Rite from day one they instilled confidence in me that they knew what they were doing and that i would be taken care of with respect and dignity. They followed through with phone calls and emails every step of the way. I was never left in tbe dark. Somehow, they made sense out of what didn't make sense to me. The lawyer they assigned to me, was exseptionaly kind, careing and compassionate. . She put me at ease immediately and displayed passion and professionalism, something that you don't see in any profession these days. It felt like someone had pressed the pause button on my life, but thanks to the Share Lawyer Team, play has been pressed, I can now move forward and start my new life.
Nov 12, 2019
I had an excellent experience with Share Lawyers. From the first phone call to the handshake at the end. I felt like a valued client. I also felt that everyone at Share Lawyers was advocating for me, an experience I did not have with the disability insurer. Thank you for everything! Sandy
Nov 05, 2019
From start to finish I was met with confidence and compassion and determination to make things right for me and family. Every person on the Share team was great to work with. When you need somebody to put you first , call Share
Nov 04, 2019
Share Lawyers listened my concerns and questions. Mr. Mueller made sure I was always in the loop about my case. The office always followed up when needed.
Oct 28, 2019
Share Lawyers accepted my LTD claim eventhough my condition was rare and unusual. They were confident from the beginning that they could assist me. They took control of everything. I no longer had any communication with the insurance company. The stress was off my shoulders. They kept me up to date with their research. They answered all my questions. In just over 1 year my claim went to mediation and was recently settled. The staff were kind, focused and organized. They were empathetic and compassionate. Brad Pleavin was my lawyer for mediation and he was excellent! He gave me great advice and counselled me along the way. You dont pay unless you win your case. My advice, dont try to take on the insurance company on your own. Get legal advice as soon as possible. Share Lawyers helped me! It sends a message to these insurance companies ( who cut you off at the time you need them) that we have rights and deserve to get the necessary help needed.
Oct 28, 2019
Thank you for the professional representation in my case. I received great support and help from you. Everyone was understanding and kind. I would highly recommend your legal services. Thanks again! Petta
Oct 23, 2019
I was referred to this particular law firm by a family member‘s friend actually three of them and they all concurred that shared lawyers was indeed the best for personal injury. Philip offered excellent advice regarding my situation and the key word that separates this firm from others is they truly want to help people. In this era it’s wonderful To know that the people that work at this law firm truly truly want to help people and that is not something you find every day.
Oct 04, 2019
Excellent service!

 

Our Services:

Disability ClaimsInsurance Claims
Long Term Disability (LTD Claim Disputes)Life Insurance
Claims for Executives and Self-Employed ProfessionalsAccidental Death and Dismemberment
Mental Health and DisabilityOut-of-Country Medical Insurance
Fibromyalgia and DisabilityCritical Illness Insurance
Military Disabilities & SISIPDisability Mortgage Insurance
Addiction and Disability 
Professional Athletes and Disability 
Short Term Disability Claims 
Termination of Employment Due to Illness 

 

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