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A Roundup of Our Top 3 Blogs About Fibromyalgia

A Roundup of Our Top 3 Blogs About Fibromyalgia

It’s not ‘all in your head’! Fibromyalgia is a debilitating disorder that affects a small percentage of people. It can difficult to diagnose and treat. We’ve talked a lot about fibromyalgia on our blog. If you suspect that you have fibromyalgia and want to pursue the disability benefits that you deserve, here are three must-read blog posts to check out that will give you some insight into fibromyalgia and disability law. The Pain is Real In this blog post on fibromyalgia, we discuss the nature of fibromyalgia, including the fact that it is a valid physiological and...
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Toronto Law Firm Treats Clients like Family

Toronto Law Firm Treats Clients like Family

The Share Lawyers office has been opened for over 30 years and our team has grown into a family. We celebrate each other’s victories and pick each other up when things get hard. We do the same for our clients! Here’s what we mean:   “Thanks so much for the beautiful flowers. It was nice to be thought of at such a difficult time.” – Tania M. “I just wanted to thank you so much for the chocolate caramels, oh my did they ever come at the right time .” – Janice K. “What a lovely surprise on a rainy cold dreary day to receive a sweet treat in the mail of...
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Ask A Lawyer: Critical Illnesses and Insurance Claims

Ask A Lawyer: Critical Illnesses and Insurance Claims

Q: What if I have a diagnosis of cancer and the insurance company says it’s not the right type of cancer? A: The wording of the policy must be reviewed carefully to determine whether the type of cancer that has been diagnosed meets the criteria for a critical illness payout. The law states that, if the policy wording is unclear, the proper interpretation would be to decide in favour of the claimant rather than the insurance company, as they drafted the wording. Q: What factors do the insurance companies use to determine if I am eligible to receive critical illness...
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How We Win Your Case: Discoveries

How We Win Your Case: Discoveries

I decided that I wanted to write a series of blogs detailing how the team at Share Lawyers help you win your case. We always keep our clients informed about every step of the mediation process as it helps ease what is already a stressful time in their lives. For that reason, I felt it necessary to do the same for anyone who may be reading and going through a similar experience. Once we have filed your case with the court, you will often be required to attend an Examination for Discovery. Discovery usually takes place in a Court Reporter’s office where you will be...
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Here’s How We Win Your Case: Mediation

Here’s How We Win Your Case: Mediation

As I said in one of our other blogs in this series, most cases are settled in one of 3 ways: – Mediation – Settlement Meetings – Exchanging Written Offers In this blog, we discuss Mediation. Scheduling Mediation continues to be the way most cases at Share Lawyers are settled. While insurance companies would prefer not to spend money on settling your case or on paying for mediators, in our experience, mediation continues to be the most effective way to get everyone involved in the case to focus on the case that is being considered that day – your...