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After the Settlement: Treatment Options for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

After the Settlement: Treatment Options for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A long term disability settlement can offer some invaluable peace of mind, but it is only one step on a much longer recovery journey. In that regard, the settlement is a tool that provides you with the time and resources you need to focus on your health. The ultimate goal is to find a way to manage your condition so you can get back to work and your regular routine. So what happens after you settle your claim with your insurance provider? The answer will largely depend on the nature of your disability. You’ll want to consult with your doctor to come up with a treatment...
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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 his legal rights and how to proceed with his 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! Clear Communication Of Legal Rights “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...
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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...