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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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Travelling On Long Term Disability: What You Need To Know

Travelling On Long Term Disability: What You Need To Know

Traveling is a wonderful way to experience new cultures, foods, and sights. Whether it’s to see a whole new place for the sake of knowing what it’s like, or making the journey to visit friends and family, experiencing time in new places can be rewarding, rejuvenating, and provide lifelong memories! For those on Long Term Disability (LTD) planning a vacation can have some complications. Your insurance company may see traveling as being inconsistent with being disabled from gainful employment, so it is very important to know the correct measures to take when planning a...
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Heart Disease: The Latest Treatments

Heart Disease: The Latest Treatments

Heart disease is an all-encompassing term meaning the heart is not working as it should. It affects millions worldwide, with many individuals having to take medications for the rest of their lives or undergo surgical treatments to correct damage, and prevent episodes such as heart attacks. Recent advancements in medicine have meant that those diagnosed with heart disease or heart failure can still live long and relatively healthy lives. Share Lawyers is always searching for the best resources to provide to our clients and beyond in order to ensure individuals get the help...
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Different Kinds of Heart Disease Medications

Different Kinds of Heart Disease Medications

Did you know there are a whole variety of heart disease medications? There are a variety of medical conditions found in the body which impact your heart and blood vessels and can lead to heart disease or a heart attack. If you or your loved one is prescribed a heart disease medication, it’s essential that you read the label, take as instructed, and understand the possible side effects or drug interactions. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of common heart disease medications and how they work. Common Heart Disease Medications ACE Inhibitors Used primarily for the...
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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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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...