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Disability and Going Back to Work

Disability and Going Back to Work

Do you know someone with a health challenge? Perhaps a loved one who has a chronic and invisible illness that they manage every day. Or maybe a close friend’s sudden diagnosis changed their immediate future. Whatever the case, it’s easy for outsiders to see only the burdens on a person’s physical well-being rather than their financial reality. The truth is, your health has an impact on your finances – from taking time off work to recover, to paying for medication and other medical supplies needed to manage your symptoms. That’s why so many people go back to work...
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Medical Professional Survey Infographic

Medical Professional Survey Infographic

Share Lawyers commissioned a survey of healthcare professionals and talked to them about the experience of their patients. We found out the most commonly diagnosed conditions in their practice, and about how people feel during their medical consults. The results were surprising. Of all the healthcare professionals we spoke to, 81% thought patients want an experienced lawyer after receiving a serious medical diagnosis, and 51% of healthcare professionals have received inquiries from their patients about legal issues. What these results show us is consistent with what we...
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Migraines & Vision Problems: Amina’s Denied LTD Story

Migraines & Vision Problems: Amina’s Denied LTD Story

Amina Gabol truly had it all. After college, Amina landed her dream job as a Physiotherapist and met the man of her dreams too! Now, at 45-years-old, Amina was just as happy. She liked getting up every day to help people with physical difficulties and pain, and she loved coming home to her amazing family. THE MOMENT THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING Getting out of the shower at home, Amina slipped and fell on the wet floor, hitting her head. It hurt a little, but Amina got up and went to work anyway. Later that day, Amina was dizzy, lightheaded and her vision began to blur; there...
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Can an Employer be Liable for a Terminated Employee’s Long-Term Disability Benefits?

Can an Employer be Liable for a Terminated Employee’s Long-Term Disab...

Many employers provide disability insurance benefits to their employees, either directly or through a third-party insurer, as part of the employee’s compensation package upon hire. If an employer terminates an employee relationship, disability coverage is also terminated, usually as of the last day of employment or once the minimum statutory notice period is over. If the termination is found to be without just cause and the terminated employee is diagnosed with a disabling medical condition during the notice period, the employer may be responsible for the lost value...