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Have You Checked Out Bloordale Village?

As we continue to take a stroll around our city with the Share Lawyers Team, Caitlyn takes us on a tour of her neighbourhood, Bloordale. Bloordale Village is located in Toronto along Bloor Street from Landsdowne Avenue to Dufferin Street, west of the downtown core of Toronto. While Caitlyn has many coffee shops on her list, Haven is her coffee house of choice. Often described as a Coffee Pocket, Haven is a small place with a warm atmosphere. Take your treat to go, or sit on the lovely patio in the summer! Bloordale Home Baking Caitlyn is quick to mention Home Baking,...
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Share Lawyers – Where It All Started

Share Lawyers has come a long way from its’ modest beginning. In 1987, we opened the first office, which was then known as David Share Associates. The first office was opened in South Common Mall in Mississauga, providing a menu of legal services, including personal injury, real estate, divorces, separation agreements and wills. Over time, several other offices were opened in and around the Greater Toronto area (Mississauga, North York, Brampton and Scarborough), leading ultimately to the firm focusing only on insurance litigation. Share Lawyers Services The...
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Critical Illness Insurance: What if I Have a Diagnosis of Cancer and the Insurance Company Says It’s Not the Right Type of Cancer?

Critical Illness Insurance: What if I Have a Diagnosis of Cancer and the In...

Under most policies, a critical illness is one that results in the loss of independence. Cancer, stroke, heart attack, heart surgery, kidney failure, organ transplantation, brain tumour, paralysis, coma, permanent disability, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases, and Multiple Sclerosis may qualify you for insurance benefits. That being said, the wording of your insurance policy must be reviewed very carefully to determine whether the type of cancer that has been diagnosed meets the criteria for a critical illness payout. The wording in critical illness policies...
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Top Five Things To Do in the Trinity Bellwoods Neighbourhood!

Share Lawyers very own Associate Lawyer Brad Pleavin lives in the Trinity Bellwoods area of Toronto. As the summer continues, now is a great time to consider hanging out in this great area of our city! Check out Brad‘s Top 5 Things to Do in Trinity Bellwoods: 1. Trinity Bellwoods Park: Of course, #1 on the list is Trinity Bellwoods Park. What a great place to go for a family picnic or to read your book while people watching! With so many things to do, Brad recommends the dog bowl as a great place to off leash your dogs. “Dogs love it there, and so do...
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Rising Tide of Workplace Stress Disability Claims

A recent article in the New York Times, entitled, “No Time To Be Nice At Work”, describes the growth of rudeness and bad behaviour in the workplace over the past 20 years. The article notes: “How we treat one another at work matters. Insensitive interactions have a way of whittling away at people’s health, performance and souls.” Workplace Stress Takes a Toll This explains and accounts for the frequency of Disability Insurance claims that include workplace stress as a factor in the underlying reason someone has gone off work on disability....