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Share Lawyers are in Your Corner

Share Lawyers are in Your Corner

Here at Share Lawyers, we take pride in getting people the help they need and deserve. Simeon was denied long-term disability benefits while unable to work due to immobilizing arthritis. His condition made simple tasks nearly impossible. Simeon called us after seeing reviews online from other clients who we have had the privilege to help. While working with us, he felt secure, and was much more comfortable navigating his steps forward. We kept him updated every step of the way. “Share Lawyers are a dedicated, friendly and a professional group of people. Their commitment...
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Postpartum Depression – Is This a Disability?

Postpartum Depression – Is This a Disability?

When we think of a debilitating condition, we often think of something physical. As a result, mental illnesses often go unattended, ignored, maligned, and sometimes even brushed aside. But according to CAMH – the Center for Addiction and Mental Health – in a given year, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience some form of mental illness. By the time they reach the age of 40, it’s estimated that 1 in 2 Canadians have, or have had, a mental illness. Those numbers are staggering, and cannot be ignored. Postpartum depression is no exception, and, according to the...
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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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Getting A Sense of Peace

Getting A Sense of Peace

It can be almost impossible to find peace of mind when you are dealing with a denied claim from your insurance company. On top of managing your symptoms and getting the help you need, fighting with your insurance company – who is set on not giving you the resources you need – can include a dizzying array of paperwork, independent medical exams, medical and legal jargon, and slippery clauses in your policy. When Jerome first came to the Share Lawyers office after being denied his long term disability claim based on chronic pain and depression, he was accustomed...
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Knowing You’ve Found The Right Place – Share Lawyers Helps Client With Cystic Fibrosis

Knowing You’ve Found The Right Place – Share Lawyers Helps Client Wit...

When your disability insurance is denied because of an injury or illness, it can leave you feeling angry, confused, and even defeated. Trying to get the help you need can be a daily struggle for many. Searching for the right legal representation can be a challenge if you’re not familiar with the legal process or how to go about finding a legal team that will work for you, it can be part of what can seem like an altogether overwhelming process. This is how Jagadev felt when he was denied long-term benefits because he was finding managing the symptoms of his cystic fibrosis...
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Claim Denied for Client with Fibromyalgia

Claim Denied for Client with Fibromyalgia

People suffering from Fibromyalgia experience debilitating pain that prevents them from performing even the simplest task. Since every day life becomes a constant struggle, victims will often rely on insurance benefits as they learn to manage life with a chronic illness. Stacey, a 45-year-old teacher, led a physically demanding life throughout her career. She trained and practiced as a nurse for years before making the transition into teaching. Becoming a highschool teacher was a rewarding moment for Stacey. Harboring an unparalleled love for education and working with...