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What Happens After You Win LTD Benefits?

What Happens After You Win LTD Benefits?

Our clients have so many questions about what they should do when they are denied their long term disability benefits, and we are always happy to help them through this process. But what happens after we secure them the benefits they deserve. The following is an experience from one of our clients with fibromyalgia. ** Barbara’s problems began when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia at the age of 37. The pain made it difficult to carry out her responsibilities as a software engineer, so she applied for disability benefits as soon as she received the official diagnosis....
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A Day In The Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Day In The Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chronic pain can make even the most rudimentary tasks impossible. It’s also a profoundly isolating experience, whether you live alone or with a family. One of our clients, Rowan*, was kind enough to share what her day-to-day experience was like. A 40-year-old teacher with rheumatoid arthritis (RH), she has a family to take care of; a husband, John, and two young girls. John works full time as well and takes care of the majority of the housework on his own. This is what a typical day in Rowan’s life looks like.  5:30 a.m. My pain always wakes me up. It’s agony. First...
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Justin Bieber Reveals He Has Lyme Disease

Justin Bieber Reveals He Has Lyme Disease

In early January, Justin Bieber announced by way of an Instagram post that he was recently diagnosed with Lyme disease. The news came as a shock to fans as it was revealed he’d been suffering from symptoms of the condition for a long time on top of other highly debilitating conditions such as chronic mono.   In his post, Bieber drew attention to the spread of misinformation based on appearances. “While a lot of people kept saying Justin Bieber looks like [****], on meth etc. they failed to realize I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease,” he said. “[N]ot only...
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How Long It Takes for Long-Term Disability Claim to be Approved

How Long It Takes for Long-Term Disability Claim to be Approved

Submitting a long-term disability claim can be frustrating. From the length of time it takes to hear back on your claim to misinterpretations of policies, it’s a stressful time for those impacted. One of the more common questions surrounding LTD claims is how long it will take for a disability claim to be approved.  LTD Claim Approval Process  Different factors will impact the time in which it takes for your insurance company to process your long-term disability claim. Start the process by thoroughly reading your policy, whether it’s a group disability insurance...
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How to Work With Share Lawyers If You Live Outside of Ontario

How to Work With Share Lawyers If You Live Outside of Ontario

Since 1987, Share Lawyers has worked hard to assist those dealing with disability insurance claims in Ontario and across Canada. We hold our team to the highest standard in legal representation, which means we’ve carefully selected a team of experienced and compassionate lawyers and law clerks. We appreciate all of our clients and firmly believe in fighting for what is right for the individual and family involved. That’s why we are always prepared to do whatever we can to ensure the insurance company adequately compensates our clients. But what if you live far away from...