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It Takes A Village: The Importance Of Community and Your Disability

It Takes A Village: The Importance Of Community and Your Disability

When living with a disability, illness, chronic pain, or undiagnosed condition, the physical symptoms usually take the spotlight when it comes to you and your care. But what often falls to the wayside is the importance of feeling like you are not alone. When overcoming the physical challenges of your illness or disability, it may be easy to ignore or overlook the emotional and physical tolls that so often coincide with illness. Heather is no stranger to illness in her past. By age 40, she was diagnosed with a degenerative disc disease, but it was manageable. She went to...
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Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day

Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day

Facing a challenge like an illness, injury, or waiting for a diagnosis can take a toll on how you manage your life. New obstacles constantly arise, from the symptoms and healthcare itself, to your emotional and psychological well being, as well as figuring out new strategies for making your way through day-to-day activities.   Heather came to Share Lawyers when she was denied long term benefits after the long process of finding a diagnosis for her rare heart disease. It was an emotional feat to cope with her illness while waiting to get a definite medical diagnosis. After...
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The Journey Through Searching For A Diagnosis: Celina’s Story

The Journey Through Searching For A Diagnosis: Celina’s Story

Celina had been a generally healthy person throughout her life. She worked as a healthcare administrator officer at a large hospital in Ontario for over 20 years, and raised two beautiful girls, now attending university on opposite coasts of the country. When Celina started feeling a little more tired than usual, she thought she was just overworking herself. She went to her doctor who recommended she try getting more exercise, drinking more water, and eating healthier. Celina took her doctor’s advice, but her fatigue became worse and during her workouts she started having...
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Inforgraphic: Seeing Things In A Different Way, Words From Our Clients

Inforgraphic: Seeing Things In A Different Way, Words From Our Clients

Share Lawyers understands the patience and compassion needed to handle your individual case. We represent a large number of clients across the country who have been denied benefits under either a group or private disability insurance policy. We know that your case, like many, is heavily dependent on getting the necessary medical evidence to prove your disability in a way contemplated by your policy. It is easy to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, or isolated when your claim has denied. But you are not alone. When we first meet many of our clients, they feel exhausted by the...
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Did You Know: The Ways Searching For A Diagnosis Makes You Unable To Work

Did You Know: The Ways Searching For A Diagnosis Makes You Unable To Work

For those dealing with mysterious or an undiagnosed condition, they can often feel anxiety around no being able to provide a defined medical diagnosis to their employer. It’s important to recognize the reasons why you have to stop working when suffering from illness without a diagnosis, which may require you to apply or long or short-term benefits. Physical Symptoms First and foremost, the physical symptoms of your undiagnosed illness are what make you unable to work, whether you have a desk job or work in a physically demanding career, if you are experiencing a barrage...
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No Diagnosis Roundup

No Diagnosis Roundup

Living with a condition that has yet to be diagnosed is stressful, especially if you are unable to work. Continuing to search for answers about your well-being while dealing with a denied insurance claim can feel like an overwhelming challenge for most people. Not only are you struggling to find treatments for your undiagnosed symptoms, but now you also have to find the energy to fight for the benefits you deserve – all while wondering how you will be able to pay your bills while waiting for your insurance claim to resolve. Fortunately, we have some resources that...