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Private or Individual Insurance Policy: Establishing Your “Prior Earned Income”

Private or Individual Insurance Policy: Establishing Your “Prior Earned Inc...

This post is the last in a six-part series of blogs on Private or Individual Disability Policies which discusses Prior Earned Income. Click to read the first, second and third, forth and fifth blog posts. If you are considering claiming disability benefits under a private/individual disability policy, it is important to understand how your insurance company will assess your entitlement to LTD benefits, particular in circumstances where you may still be able to do some work, triggering entitlement to either “Residual” or “Partial” Disability Benefits. Prior Earned Income...
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Disabilty Claim Lawyers Helped Get LTD Benefits

Disabilty Claim Lawyers Helped Get LTD Benefits

LTD Benefits Secured Maria’s case was not easy, but LTD benefits settled in her favour after lots of hard work. She wrote to us to thank us for a job well done. “My experience was great. Everyone from the day I made my first appointment was professional, friendly and willing to listen. I found my concerns were addressed and in a timely manner. After my last meeting, I left with the same feeling as I left with on my first appointment – . I felt like I was in good hands. The staff was very helpful and very effective. The communication was very easily readable and...
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Private or Individual Insurance Policy: “Partial” Disability Coverage

Private or Individual Insurance Policy: “Partial” Disability Coverage

This post is the fifth in a six-part series of blogs on Private or Individual Disability Policies which discusses “Partial” Disability Coverage. Click to read the first, second, third and forth blog posts. Partial Disability Benefits In my previous blog, I discussed “Residual” disability benefits.  Many private/individual disability policies also contain “Partial” disability benefits. Partial Disability benefits are also provided in circumstances where there has been a loss in your ability to earn income, however, they usually provide a fixed amount of...
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Youth Mental Health Services in Ontario

Youth Mental Health Services in Ontario

At Share Lawyers, we have helped many clients in cases involving mental health issues. We see firsthand the toll that mental health issues can take on a person’s well being as well as their family members’. We also appreciate the importance of early support and intervention to help those who are suffering. Share Lawyers has provided a list of Mental Health Services & Resources below. Every year, Share Lawyers supports Kids Help Phone, and participates in the event Walk So Kids Can Talk. It is essential to ensure that our kids are cared for and know that support is...
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Long Term Disability Lawyers Secure Settlement

Long Term Disability Lawyers Secure Settlement

  Jim Bradbury was searching through a store display when several of the boxes struck him in the head and knocked him unconscious as the display came apart. TO THE WALK-IN CLINIC Jim returned home, where his wife took him to the walk-in clinic. He had pain over the bridge of his nose and tenderness in his mid-forehead. He also felt dizzy and nauseous. The doctor suggested that Jim wait a few days and watch for signs of concussion. TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM Jim’s symptoms worsened over the next few days to include vertigo, ringing in the ears, headaches and short term...