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Ask A Lawyer: PTSD

Ask A Lawyer: PTSD

In this blog, Share Lawyers answers general questions regarding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and disability benefits. Are “injuries” in a personal injury case strictly defined as physical? Can I be compensated for my emotional and mental injuries? Injuries would include both physical and psychological symptoms. It is more difficult to obtain compensation purely for emotional or mental health injuries, although that may be possible depending on the particular circumstances of the incident that gave rise to the injuries. Can I take short-term disability for mental...
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Disabilities That Often Go Overlooked

Disabilities That Often Go Overlooked

Some conditions that qualify for disability coverage may surprise you. While some disabilities are conditions that you wouldn’t necessarily expect –  they all negatively impact the lives of the people who have them. At Share Lawyers, we know that the people who have disabilities need care and support, and will often need expert legal assistance to ensure that their claims are approved. These disabilities are serious and hinder those who have them in their daily lives. Scarring You might be surprised to learn that scarring can qualify as a disability. People...
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Top Disability Law Firm Provides Clear Communication

Top Disability Law Firm Provides Clear Communication

Our client, Joe S., was happy with our clear communication about her legal rights and how to proceed with her situation. That’s what we do best! At Share Lawyers, we understand that complicated legal procedures can be stressful and it’s our job to relieve some of that stress! “My experience with Share Lawyers was extremely good! There was no stress! I found their communications to be very informative and helpful, and I appreciated having someone stand behind me and have no judgments. All the staff were kind, understanding and supportive from the very beginning and...
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Sherrie’s Experience With Post Concussion Syndrome

Sherrie’s Experience With Post Concussion Syndrome

Concussion Diagnosis 40 year old Sherrie Crawford was in her prime. She worked as a Legal Assistant, had two sons, and loved walking with her dog Emma. An avid skier, Sherrie was familiar and comfortable with many hills and had been skiing since she was a girl. Sherrie was at one of her favourite resorts on March break with her family. Due to the mild weather, much of the snow base had melted and rapidly frozen over again. As Sherrie was approaching the bottom of the hill, her ski went out from underneath her and she fell backwards. She hit her head on the ice, and...
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Insurance Company Denies Payment of Disability Benefits to Tarinder

Insurance Company Denies Payment of Disability Benefits to Tarinder

45-year-old Tarinder Singh had been driving his own transport truck as an owner/operator for more than 10 years. Even though he was self-employed, he did most of his driving for a large haul company transporting all sorts of goods from manufacturers to retailers throughout Ontario and other parts of Canada. It was recommended to him by the transport company that as he was an owner/operator, he should arrange his own insurance as he would not be covered by the usual Workers’ Compensation laws. Tarinder arranged to get his own disability insurance to cover him in the event...
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Amina’s Story: Denied LTD and Dismissed

Amina’s Story: Denied LTD and Dismissed

Amina Gabol truly had it all until she was denied LTD after an injury. After college, Amina landed her dream job as a physiotherapist and met the man of her dreams too! Now, at 45-years-old, Amina was just as happy. She liked getting up every day to help people with physical difficulties and pain, and she loved coming home to her amazing family. THE MOMENT THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING Getting out of the shower at home, Amina slipped and fell on the wet floor, hitting her head. It hurt a little, but Amina got up and went to work anyway. Later that day, Amina was dizzy, light-...