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SSQ Financial Denies LTD Claim of Administrative Assistant

SSQ Financial Denies LTD Claim of Administrative Assistant

If you are an administrative assistant or other office type employee and are covered under the SSQ Financial Group and your claim for long term disability benefits has been denied, here a few things that you might find helpful: – The fact that your claim has been denied does not mean that you should not pursue your claim – Share Lawyers has taken on many of these claims and succeeded in recovering fair settlements of these claims SSQ oversees the handling of disability claims for administrative assistants throughout multiple provinces. We have seen many claims...
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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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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...
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Ask A Lawyer: Crohn’s and Colitis

Ask A Lawyer: Crohn’s and Colitis

Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis can present in different symptoms depending on the individual. Usually those affected are diagnosed between the ages of 15-30, but flare ups and variance in symptoms are very common. When your Crohn’s disease and colitis are making it too difficult to work, and you are applying for short or long term benefits so you can take the time to focus and be well, it can be challenging when you face a denied claim from your insurance provider. Share Lawyers is here with some answers when it comes to some questions you might have when dealing with...
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Navigating Disability with Mental Illness

Navigating Disability with Mental Illness

Applying for disability benefits is an overwhelming process, particularly for those suffering from mental illnesses. The uncertainty of the process combined with trying to prove an invisible disease to doubting insurance companies, leaves most victims feeling confused and hopeless. Rather than help, most insurance companies will add to this confliction by refuting your claim, which causes more stress during an already sensitive time. Paula D. faced a similar situation with her insurance company, and contacted Share Lawyers to assist with her claim. “When I first realized...
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Disability Insurance for Self-Employed Professionals

Disability Insurance for Self-Employed Professionals

When you are your own boss, insurance can be a bit of a confusing topic, but there are options for you. To get more information, we sat down and talked to one of our lawyers about what disability insurance is, especially for someone who is self-employed. Although you might have not thought about disability insurance for yourself, it’s always good to know that there are options. Q: Why is getting disability insurance important? Disability Insurance provides income replacement if you are unable to work due to illness or accident. Statistics show that you are more likely to...