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Ask A Lawyer: Disability Benefits and Heart Disease

Ask A Lawyer: Disability Benefits and Heart Disease

If your disability claim has been denied but you are unable to work, you probably have a lot of questions about why this happened, what the intricacies of your policy are, and what to do next. Here are some answers to questions specifically related to heart disease and insurance claims. Have a question of your own? Check out our Ask a Lawyer page.   Q: I had a massive heart attack. I am still in rehab and have a long way to go in my recovery before I can return to work. Why did my insurance company deny my valid claim for disability benefits? A: As the frequency and...
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The Right Representation

The Right Representation

At Share Lawyers, we have a team of professionals to provide you the best representation. But don’t just take it from us! Today we hear from Megan, who came to Share Lawyers after being denied long-term disability benefits from her insurance company. She was unable to work after suffering a major heart attack. “I am so impressed with Share Lawyers,” said Megan. “From our initial conversation to completion I felt like I was really being treated with respect and genuine understanding of my claim. The ease of handling all my medical files and documents helped me to focus on...
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Is Your Employer Providing the LTD Benefits You Think You Have?

Is Your Employer Providing the LTD Benefits You Think You Have?

When you enroll for Group Benefits at your workplace, if you are being provided with Long Term Disability Benefits, you should make sure that you check that you have the amount of coverage you think you have. By way of an example, take the following situation. Jane works as an administrative assistant in a professional office. When she started working, she was given forms to fill out to enroll in the Group Benefits, including LTD benefits. Jane’s salary is $45,000.00 and she understands that her LTD benefits are supposed to be based on 60% of her salary, or $2,250.00 per...
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Too Sick To Work, But Not Sick Enough To Get Benefits

Too Sick To Work, But Not Sick Enough To Get Benefits

When your long term disability benefits are denied and you are unable to work, this can seem like an impossible situation. Share Lawyers is dedicated to ensuring you get the benefits you need when you’ve suffered an illness or injury that prevents you from going to work. Take our client Thava, for example.   Thava worked as a labourer at a manufacturing plant in Scarborough, Ontario for over 20 years. Nearing his mid-forties, he considered himself to be relatively healthy – however when he started experiencing chest pain and indigestion for weeks at a time, he went...
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Roundup: Eating Disorders

Roundup: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can affect people of all ages and genders and are complicated and often misunderstood mental health conditions. There are many different eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, Rumination Disorder, Pica, and Other Specific Eating or Feeding Disorders. Share Lawyers would like to share our top posts about eating disorders including facts and misconceptions, eating disorders and disability insurance law, and eating disorders and disability insurance benefits. Eating Disorder Facts Eating...
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Share Lawyers Works As A Team To Help You: Giuliana’s Experience

Share Lawyers Works As A Team To Help You: Giuliana’s Experience

At Share Lawyers we are here to work as a team to ensure your entire experience with us leaves you feeling fully informed,  supported, and confident. Many of our clients struggling with their long term disability claims feel the stress and time consuming nature taking away from when they should be focussing on their health. Don’t fight this yourself! Share Lawyers is here with the expertise to help you through this process. For our clients like Giuliana, we are always so thrilled to know we were able to help with their case, and provide the information, resources, and...