Do You Have a Disability Case?
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Can Your Insurance Company Make You Apply for Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits?

Can Your Insurance Company Make You Apply for Canada Pension Plan Disabilit...

It’s no secret that filing a long term disability claim can be very time consuming and confusing. It might seem like your insurance company has a never-ending list of questions and demands, or that your case will never be settled- but that’s why it’s always best to consult an experienced disability lawyer during your claim. Share Lawyers will work hard to fight for the benefits you deserve! Learn more about CPP and your insurance benefits below. Insurance Company & CCP Disability Benefits Your private insurance company may ask you to apply for Canada...
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How are Denied Long-Term Disability Cases Settled?

How are Denied Long-Term Disability Cases Settled?

Disputes between claimants and insurance companies can often arise during long-term disability cases. Contracts between you and your insurance company can be very convoluted and contain a number of hidden loopholes. Claimants depend on the security of a long-term disability contract. Unfortunately, they are often left facing a mountain of bills when their claim is denied. Long-term disability claims usually mean substantial and ongoing benefit payouts. For this reason, insurance companies will often try every angle to deny the benefits that you deserve. They can get away...
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Does the “Own Occupation” Change of Definition Point Mean Your Benefits Are Maxed Out?

Does the “Own Occupation” Change of Definition Point Mean Your ...

Change Of Definition To Your Policy You’re in the middle of a Long-Term Disability Claim and you receive a letter from your insurance company. This letter states that there has been a Change of Definition to your policy from “Own Occupation” to “Any Occupation”. You are not a lawyer and none of this makes any sense. It appears like your insurance benefits are about to be taken away. What do you do now? In a long term disability claim, quite often during the first 24 months of receiving disability, benefits are payable if you are unable to...
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Are You Eligible for Long Term Disability Benefits if Your Doctor Does Not Support Your Claim?

Are You Eligible for Long Term Disability Benefits if Your Doctor Does Not ...

When your doctor doesn’t support your claim for long term disability benefits, what should you do next? Your doctor’s opinion can be very important in your claim. It can certainly be difficult to get the benefits you deserve without their support, but don’t despair. There are some things you or your lawyer can do to help! Why Doesn’t Your Doctor Support Your Claim? The first thing you should do is find out the reasons why your doctor won’t support your claim. There are many factors that may contribute to their reluctance that don’t...