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Why It’s So Important to Listen & Empathize With Our Clients

Why It’s So Important to Listen & Empathize With Our Clients

At the most basic level, a disability is a disruption. Those who develop a condition in their adulthood can suddenly find themselves struggling with everyday tasks, and are physically or mentally unable to do as much as they did when they were younger. It can be incredibly demoralizing to be forced to confront those limitations, and no one feels that more acutely than the person wading through a to-do list that never seems to get any smaller. Unfortunately, many bystanders are simply unwilling or unable to empathize with that struggle. They have no broader understanding...
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Post-Settlement – Life After Post-Concussion Syndrome

Post-Settlement – Life After Post-Concussion Syndrome

When Sara, 40, slipped on the ice last winter while skating with her family, she hit her head. She blacked out for a few seconds and woke up feeling dizzy and nauseated. Her family took her to the emergency department where they ran some tests and found out that she had a concussion. It didn’t seem too serious at first, so she pushed herself to get back to her normal routine almost immediately. Within a day she was getting violently ill at work, suffering splitting headaches, and often lost track of what she was saying mid-sentence. She had developed post-concussion...
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Ask A Lawyer: Cystic Fibrosis

Ask A Lawyer: Cystic Fibrosis

At Share Lawyers, we know that when your long-term disability insurance is denied, it can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. For those with Cystic Fibrosis, it may have been possible for you to work for quite some time, but as your disease progresses symptoms tend to worsen and you need the support of long-term disability benefits to help you take the time to focus on your health. We have compiled a list of relevant questions with answers when it comes to disability insurance claims and Cystic Fibrosis that may help clarify some confusion for you.   I’ve had...
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What is the Make-Up of a Good Disability Lawyer or Advocate?

What is the Make-Up of a Good Disability Lawyer or Advocate?

The qualities required of a good disability insurance advocate are many and varied. Disability Insurance cases make their way through the Civil Justice system and the skills required of any civil litigation lawyer are required in disability insurance lawyers as well – but there are some additional qualities needed to be an effective and compassionate disability advocate. Below is a non-exhaustive list, in no particular order. Qualities Of A Good Disability Advocate: The Ability to Listen To opposing lawyers, to the medical providers, but most importantly to the...
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Law Firm Makes Mediation A Less Stressful Process

Law Firm Makes Mediation A Less Stressful Process

Share Lawyers is a law firm focused on Disability Insurance Law. There are a number of paths your case can take: mediation, settlement meetings, discoveries … and it is up to us to help make the process as stress-free as possible. “All members of the Share Lawyers team that we dealt with were excellent in coaching us with realistic expectations. On mediation day a step by step counselling ensured a calm stress free day. Thank you. We had no hesitation going with Share Lawyers due to their experience with Disability Claims. We were not disappointed and would...
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Happy Clients, Happy Hearts!

Happy Clients, Happy Hearts!

We’re so pleased when our clients to take the time to give us feedback on their experience with our team. Here, we’ve shared two new letters from happy clients that we were able to help get the settlement they deserved. “My experience with Share Lawyers was wonderful. My case was handled with grace and in a timely manner, even faster than I expected. They answered all my questions and concerns and they put my needs above all and let me feel like my case was important to them. They called me all the time to keep me informed and make sure I was doing okay. They’re...