delete
National Health Services

National Health Services

Whether it’s your physical or mental health, when living with disabilities, injuries, illness and chronic conditions, it’s essential to have access to health care facilities and resources in your area. Share Lawyers has compiled a directory of National Health Services available in Canada. Health Services Across Canada Ambulance, Police, and Fire ………. 9-1-1 You can also learn more about 9-1-1 services, tips on making calls, and what new features may be added in the future at the CRTC website.   Alzheimer’s Society Canada 1-800-616-8816 This resource provides...
delete
How My Law School Experience Shaped My Practice

How My Law School Experience Shaped My Practice

I graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1983 – which in some ways feels like yesterday, but is really a long time ago. I entered law school after two years of undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, where my studies centred on political science and history. Like for most people who attend university and professional programs in their late teens and early 20s, those were highly impressionable years when we all trying to figure out how we hope and dream that our adult lives will turn out. For me it was no different. Entering law school in the late...
delete
Memorable Cases: The Disabled Professional

Memorable Cases: The Disabled Professional

At various times in our lives we all rely upon professionals, such as doctors, dentists and accountants, to help us with situations that require professional help. It is easy to forget that these professionals are also people who can get sick, and need to fight for their disability benefits too. Insurance companies don’t discriminate when it comes to claims that get denied.  We see claims denied across the full range of occupations in our society. Over the years we have represented many professionals in their battle to recover their disability benefits. One such memorable...
delete
With Leading Law Firm, Mediation is a Less Stressful Process

With Leading Law Firm, Mediation is a Less Stressful Process

Share Lawyers is Ontario’s leading Disability Insurance Law firm. 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...
delete
Ask A Lawyer: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Your Rights

Ask A Lawyer: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Your Rights

Q: My disability claim, based on a recent diagnosis of OCD, was just denied. I feel so alone. Why would the insurance company do this? A: If your filed a disability claim, for OCD or any other disability, has been denied, you are probably unsure of what to do next. Keep in mind that denying a disability claim is a commonly used tactic by insurance companies. While private insurance companies are tight-lipped about their claim-denial rates, government data offers an insight into the prevalence of the phenomenon. For example, most initial applications to the Canada Pension...
delete
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 folks that we were able to help get the settlement they deserved. “My experience with Share Lawyers was wonderful. They handled my case 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 were very...