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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

Feb 10, 2020
Was treated fairly through the entire process.
Feb 10, 2020
I was so impressed by the team at Share Lawyers. They kept me well informed throughout the whole process and never made me feel like I was a nuisance when I had questions. I was respected (can’t say that about the insurance company). If you’ve been denied your rightful benefits from an insurance company, hire share lawyers. Thank you Brad Pleavin and GianMarco for fighting for me and the rest of the team at Share Lawyers. Grateful, Susan Waddleton
Feb 10, 2020
Great results.
Feb 07, 2020
The staff were very professional and patient. They’re understanding and their ability to make clear to me all the technical legal jargon was extremely helpful. I would never have been able to wade through all the legal protocols without such great help. Thank you Kirk, share lawyers and staff
Jan 29, 2020
I contacted Share Lawyers as well as many other firms following a second denial of Disability Insurance. They were the ones where I felt were more competent and where I felt less anxious with, even at ease. They were very professional, upfront, knowledgeable, accessible. I felt they prepared me well and didn't give me false expectation and hope. The process went well, quickly and the mediation session was much better than I expected. I saw my lawyer recommending what he believed was best for me, rather than what was best for the firm. My confidence and respect grew tremendously. I was able to reach a settlement, without them I probably would not have gotten paid. They were a great help and I would not hesitate to recommend them.
Jan 13, 2020
Share lawyer provided a great service! They were thorough and kept me in the loop. Although a lengthy process Share was able to deliver satisfactory results. I enjoyed my experience with the assistance everyone collectively offered.
Jan 13, 2020
ALL the staff members, from receptionists, assistants, to lawyers were exceptional. All explained the processes, the fees, the timeline, the expectations, the legal reasonings, in a straightforward and easily understood manner. I was kept up to date date either by phone or email, in a timely manner. My negotiating lawyer (Brad Pleavin), was available to further explain the situation to me, if I was not sure about any detail. I am beyond pleased with the work everyone does at Share Lawyers!
Dec 29, 2019
Got a little less than expected but overall a positive experience.
Dec 23, 2019
My experience with Share Lawyers was top notch from beginning to end. Steven was very proficient, patient and professional. He guided me through the mediation process and made a stressful day tolerable! With the assistance of Shira throughout the entire process, I'm very pleased I chose Share Lawyers to guide me through this difficult time! Definitely cannot go wrong choosing this very seasoned group! Michelle H
Dec 17, 2019
They are very professional and were able to show results better than expected. Thank you to those who had assisted me.
Dec 16, 2019
You were very informative throughout the process, returned my calls in a timely fashion
Dec 16, 2019
Share lawyers gave me the confidence I did not have to win mycase- an amazing group of specialists that know how to win-thank you for giving me a piece of mind and security for the future-definitely recommend the firm of share lawyers to anyone I know-I got a big shout out and a big thanks - Judy Bell


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Our clients have so many questions about what they should do when they are denied their long term disability benefits, and we are always happy to help them through this process. But what happens after we secure them the benefits they deserve. The following is an experience from one of our clients with fibromyalgia. ** […] The post What Happens After You Win LTD Benefits? appeared first on S...
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Chronic pain can make even the most rudimentary tasks impossible. It’s also a profoundly isolating experience, whether you live alone or with a family. One of our clients, Rowan*, was kind enough to share what her day-to-day experience was like. A 40-year-old teacher with rheumatoid arthritis (RH), she has a family to take care of; […] The post A Day In The Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis ap...
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Submitting a long-term disability claim can be frustrating. From the length of time it takes to hear back on your claim to misinterpretations of policies, it’s a stressful time for those impacted. One of the more common questions surrounding LTD claims is how long it will take for a disability claim to be approved.  LTD […] The post How Long It Takes for Long-Term Disability Claim to b...
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Since 1987, Share Lawyers has worked hard to assist those dealing with disability insurance claims in Ontario and across Canada. We hold our team to the highest standard in legal representation, which means we’ve carefully selected a team of experienced and compassionate lawyers and law clerks. We appreciate all of our clients and firmly believe […] The post How to Work With Share Lawyers I...
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Unfortunately, we see this almost every day. Despite a clear diagnosis of depression, the insurance company will often argue that you can still do your job. We like to use Soledad’s story as an example to show that there is hope.** Soledad had never thought that life as a dental technician would feel so isolating. […] The post Severely Depressed and Denied LTD Benefits appeared first on Sha...
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The short answer is yes – even if you have a medical diagnosis. Here’s a story very similar to a case that we recently won for a client. Please note that all names and identifying details have been changed to protect the confidentiality of all involved.  Derrick had always assumed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was […] The post Can the Insurance Company Deny Your Disability Claim if y...
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At the most basic level, a disability is a disruption. Those who develop a condition in their adulthood can suddenly find themselves struggling with everyday tasks, and are physically or mentally unable to do as much as they did when they were younger. It can be incredibly demoralizing to be forced to confront those limitations, […] The post Why It’s So Important to Listen & Empathize...
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Alice generally liked to keep to herself. She enjoyed her role as a data analyst and liked her co-workers well enough. She simply found larger social gatherings to be extraordinarily stressful, and usually tried to keep to a smaller circle of trusted friends and co-workers at her office in Regina.  For the most part, that […] The post Suffering from Agoraphobia, Long Term Disability Be...
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By the time he was 42, Connor had learned to appreciate his job as a warehouse worker in Hamilton. There weren’t many other jobs he could do with his lack of formal training, but he had managed to carve out a place for himself on the floor.   His world started to unravel when he developed […] The post Workplace Allergies Not Supported by Long Term Disability appeared first on Shar...
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