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What Sets Share Lawyers Apart as a Disability Insurance Law Firm?

What Sets Share Lawyers Apart as a Disability Insurance Law Firm?

At Share Lawyers we are devoted to representing people who have been denied their disability insurance benefits. The vast majority of the work we do is representing individuals who have been denied disability benefits from large life insurance companies in Canada (as well as other claims for life insurance, critical illness, mortgage life, disability and critical illness claims). Our team of lawyers is made up of a group with a vast array of experience in handling these claims on behalf of individuals. Many of our lawyers have also spent some of their career representing...
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National Addiction and Mental Health Resources

National Addiction and Mental Health Resources

In any given year, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health reports that  1 in 5 Canadian experiences a mental health or addiction problem, with 1 in 2 having had or currently experiencing a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age. When it comes to you and your mental health, it’s important to know that you are not alone, and there are resources for you to get the help that you need. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of National Addiction and Mental Health Resources available to Canadians. If you or a loved one is in extreme crisis or experiencing an...
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Insurance Denied For Man Living With Crohn’s Disease: Terry’s Story

Insurance Denied For Man Living With Crohn’s Disease: Terry’s Story

    Terry, aged 41, suffers from Crohn’s disease. Although he was able to work for many years, his condition worsened and he couldn’t handle his position while trying to manage his disease anymore. After his insurance claim was denied, he came to Share Lawyers for help. Terry was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in his mid-20s after noticing severe digestive issues – namely weight loss and mouth sores. Through the advice of his doctor, he was able to manage his condition with nutrition and anti-inflammatory medications for many years without it interfering...
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Emerging Treatments for Crohn’s and Colitis

Emerging Treatments for Crohn’s and Colitis

Medical records Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis date back to the late 1800s. The exact cause of these conditions are still unknown, however, they have been linked to a combination of environmental factors, immune function and bacterial factors, as well as a patient’s genetic susceptibility to developing the disease. There are approximately 233,000 Canadians living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Nearly half of them, 104,000, live with ulcerative colitis and 129,000 live with Crohn’s disease. Treatments and drug therapies do not follow a “one size fits all” model...
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Addiction and Mental Health Information: Ontario

Addiction and Mental Health Information: Ontario

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadian experiences a mental health or addiction problem, with 1 in 2 having had or currently experiencing a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age. When it comes to you and your mental health, it’s important to know that you are not alone, and there are resources for you to get the help that you need. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of Ontario Addiction and Mental Health Resources for addiction and mental health. If you or a loved one is in extreme crisis or experiencing an emergency call 9-1-1.   Ontario Addiction and...