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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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Marijuana Usage and Insurance Claims

Marijuana Usage and Insurance Claims

One Sunday morning, Vik woke up and set about his usual Sunday routine. He kissed his wife Priscilla who slept in on Sundays, freshened himself up then proceeded to start making breakfast for his family of four. Vik’s job as head of IT at the local college kept him busy during the week so Vik, a stickler for good work-life balance, tried to make the most of the weekend. He spent his Saturdays with his wife doing different activities around the house and the neighbourhood, then took the family out to dinner at a restaurant often chosen by his 16-year old daughter Zahra. On...
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Celebrities Living with Long-Term Disabilities: Lupus

Celebrities Living with Long-Term Disabilities: Lupus

This is the second blog post in our series on Celebrities with Long-Term Disabilities. Click here to read the first post in the series, on celebrities with Diabetes. Lupus may sound familiar to those who are fans of the medical show House. Although Dr. House may tell his staff: “It’s never Lupus,” it’s actually more common than one might think. However, despite the prevalence of the disease, it’s still fairly obscure as to what it is and how it’s caused. Despite years of research, it’s still unclear as to what causes the disease, however its effects are well-documented....
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Share Lawyers Wins Settlement for Fibromyalgia Patient [INFOGRAPHIC]

Share Lawyers Wins Settlement for Fibromyalgia Patient [INFOGRAPHIC]

Share Lawyers successfully represented Donna, a nurse who suffers from fibromyalgia. Her claim was denied by her insurance company, but after consulting with Share Lawyers, Donna won a settlement. Share Lawyers fought for Donna and updated her every step of the way to ensure she knew of any developments and the progress of her case. Donna was able to move on with her life after securing the compensation she deserved!   Has your long term disability claim been denied? Contact Share Lawyers and put our experience to work for you. We offer free consultations and there...
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How to Support a Loved One Whose Disability Claim Has Been Denied

How to Support a Loved One Whose Disability Claim Has Been Denied

Disability insurance is a benefit most of us hope never to have to use. In reality, however, many of us do. In fact, one in three people will be disabled for 90 days or longer at least once before age 65. Unforeseen circumstances, an illness or an accident may leave us or our loved ones unable to work. It is a very stressful time. It can be difficult finding ways to cope. If your loved one is unable to work, you are most likely worried about financial responsibilities and how that will affect your daily life. This is where disability insurance should kick in, as a...
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Statistics Canada Report: Canadians with Unmet Home Care Needs

Statistics Canada Report: Canadians with Unmet Home Care Needs

The results of Statistics Canada’s General Social Survey has been released. The 2012 survey asked 792,000 Canadians aged 15 years or older about their home care needs. The survey did not cover those living in institutions or in long-term care facilities. The 792,000 Canadians can be divided into two groups. The first group, some 461,000 in all, needed care at home to deal with a long-term illness, aging or disability condition but did not receive any care. The second group, about 331,000, received care at home for a long-term illness, aging or disability condition...