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Desjardin Denies LTD to Business Owner

Desjardin Denies LTD to Business Owner

If you run your own business or are an employee in a business that has Desjardin group benefits, 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 or that you don’t have a good case Share Lawyers has taken on many of these types of claims and succeeded in recovering fair settlements Desjardins covers business owners,  many employees from large conglomerates and multi jurisdictional employers, to school and medical...
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“How Would You Describe Your Share Lawyers Experience In One Word?”

On September 26, 2017, Share Lawyers hosted a client appreciation event at our office on Yonge St. in Toronto. At the event, several clients who have demonstrated a passion for wanting to help others in the Share Lawyers community shared their story on video. With the footage, Share Lawyers has been able to create some videos that showcase their experiences with our company, and also provide advice and guidance to the community at large. Please take a look at one of our videos here! We’re so proud to have represented each of these people. In the coming weeks, you will see...
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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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Common Misconceptions about Disability Insurance Law: Pt 1

Common Misconceptions about Disability Insurance Law: Pt 1

“It’s easy to get a settlement!” This has two distinct areas to consider: The difficulty of proving your case You are not able to work due to a medical condition. Your doctor provides a supportive form or report to the insurance company and still the insurance company has denied your claim. How is this possible? Frustrating and puzzling to both yourself and your health care providers as this may be, disability insurance policies are written with many qualifying clauses and exclusions that can make the initial approval very challenging, and so it should...
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Insurance Company Denies Benefits for Client with Bipolar Disorder

Insurance Company Denies Benefits for Client with Bipolar Disorder

Lester, 31 years old, grew up suffering from ADD and cluster migraines. His symptoms were manageable throughout childhood and even adolescence, however they got more difficult as he aged. Lester trained as a computer software salesman, found a job, and worked his way up the ladder at a company he respected. Sometimes, though not often, cluster migraines would affect his productivity; when this happened he had to go home from work and spend time away from a computer screen. In 2015, Lester was making a six-figure salary for the first time in his life, but with this...
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Share Lawyers Will Support You the Whole Way Through

Share Lawyers Will Support You the Whole Way Through

We want to fight for you. Our team has a passion for helping people and we know that our work has a real impact on the lives of our clients. Your fantastic feedback continues to inspire us. “The whole process was very thorough, professional and enjoyable as much as it could be. Staff was always very courteous, friendly and helpful. I am very satisfied with the results and honestly things couldn’t have gone better.” – Michael C.   “I had confidence in your expertise. I could not have gone through this alone. Everyone was helpful and responsive at all times. Thanks for...