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[VIDEO] The Importance Of Keeping Good Records

[VIDEO] The Importance Of Keeping Good Records

When it comes to applying for disability benefits, having accurate and detailed documents is an asset. However, sometimes it’s difficult to know just what documents you should be keeping an eye on. What records should you keep yourself? Can you trust your physician to keep all of the details in order? How vigilant do you have to be regarding your own records?  “It’s important that what is being provided to the insurance company is accurate information,” says Kirk Sloane, Associate Lawyer at Share Lawyers. If you’re in the process of making a claim for disability...
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Eating for the Heart: Diet and Your Overall Heart Health

Eating for the Heart: Diet and Your Overall Heart Health

Numerous studies have shown that the foods we eat have a direct impact on hypertension and overall heart health. A diet built around fresh fruits and vegetables is better than a diet loaded with sugar, sodium, and saturated fat, all three of which should be avoided. However, knowing what to eat is only half the battle. You also need to build good habits and follow through to make sure you actually eat those healthy foods and avoid the temptation of processed foods like chips and other snacks. For many people, that can prove to be far more of a challenge. Grocery store...
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Managing Your Heart Health – Todd’s Story

Managing Your Heart Health – Todd’s Story

At 38 years old, Todd was a relatively fit and healthy man. His job as a Call Service Agent in Edmonton meant that he was sitting for hours at a time, so he made it his priority to exercise for at least thirty minutes most days after work. He had a generally healthy diet, and while he felt that there was always more that he could be doing, he was satisfied with the way that he took care of his body.  When Todd started to experience frequent heartburn, he initially did not understand the pain that he was feeling in his chest and throat. He had never suffered from this...
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Timely News: Cat Cafés, Straw Bans, and the Accessible Canada Act

Timely News: Cat Cafés, Straw Bans, and the Accessible Canada Act

Here at Share Lawyers, we’re committed to providing the best legal service for our clients. We like to keep up to date on the news, and what’s going on in the world. As such, we’d like to share three news articles. From discrimination at a cat cafe to straws and the dawn of a new age for those living with disabilities, here are three of the stories our clients shared with us this month.     The Dawning of a New Age for Persons With Disabilities in Canada The Toronto Star’s Al Etmanski wrote in July about the potential impact of the Accessible Canada Act and the Senate...
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Supports and Resources For Those With Disabilities

Experiencing the real-life effects of being impacted by a disability can leave someone feeling helpless, isolated, and limited. No one with a disability should feel this way, and although there might be different approaches to everyday tasks, there is help for you. Especially for those whose disability is a newer reality, the Share Lawyers team wants to let you know there are many different resources, communities, and services which can provide you with the support and management you need to lead a full life! Getting Around If your disability prevents you from moving...
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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...