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A Client Appreciates the Regular Updates

A Client Appreciates the Regular Updates

We love hearing from our clients, and this kind of interaction happens all the time! We regularly receive emails, letters, phone calls, and comments on social media from people who use our services. Their kind words motivate us to fight even harder for their disability benefits. At Share Lawyers we go out of our way to keep our clients informed throughout the intimidating legal process. We hope that these regular updates give our clients peace of mind that we are making steps towards their goal and are on track to win their case. We received an encouraging email from John...
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Injury Leads to Disability – Share Lawyers Helps

Injury Leads to Disability – Share Lawyers Helps

At Share Lawyers we know that living with a disability is very difficult and that in an ideal world, the disabled would be given the benefits they deserve without question. Unfortunately, insurance companies often fight tooth and nail to deny disability claims. We go out of our way to ensure that from the moment you meet with us you are well taken care of by our lawyers and legal support team and we do our best to make sure the legal process ahead is as quick and painless for you as possible. We recently heard from our client Sam, who was seriously injured in a boating...
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Why Was I Denied Disability Benefits?

Why Was I Denied Disability Benefits?

You’re probably reading this blog because you have been denied your disability insurance benefits, and are feeling frustrated, angry, hopeless, and don’t know what to do. There are a number of reasons why disability claims get denied. In this blog, we will discuss a few of the most common. The Pre-Existing Exclusion Clause (“Pre-Ex”) Group Disability Insurance benefits (benefits provided through a group policy through your workplace) usually contain a pre-existing exclusion clause for Long Term Disability Benefits.  This clause does not usually apply to entitlement to...
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Diabetes & Depression = Denied Claim

Diabetes & Depression = Denied Claim

Cindy, 40 years old, has had Type 1 Diabetes since she was a child, but her illness has always been well under control. Just six months ago, Cindy was hired for a new position. She was excited for the opportunity and anxious to begin her new job. Cindy did not inform her employers about her illness as it had never been a problem for her in the workplace. Soon after starting her new job, however, Cindy was diagnosed with a severe depressive disorder. She had good group coverage in her new workplace, so she tried to file a disability claim for long-term disability benefits,...
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Ask a Lawyer About Diabetes

Ask a Lawyer About Diabetes

In this blog post, Share Lawyers’ answers questions from potential clients with diabetes. Read on to learn more about particular issues surrounding diabetes and disability claims. Q: What is a pre-existing condition? A: A pre-existing condition is a term used by insurance companies to describe a medical condition that existed prior to your disability insurance coverage. For example, if you started at your job six months ago and now find that you cannot do your job because of diabetes or asthma, your insurance company may argue that your condition existed prior to your...