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Multiple Sclerosis - Disability Claim

Multiple Sclerosis can be a debilitating illness, but as medical science makes improvements in treatment, more and more insurance companies are denying claims for long term disability.

Multiple Sclerosis

At Share Lawyers we have extensive experience in handling cases involving individuals who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. We understand the patience and compassion that is needed to handle such a case, together with the need for sound legal advice. When you are suffering from these symptoms you are not at your best, and need the steady compassionate advice of experienced lawyers to assist you in navigating your way to fair and equitable resolution of your claim.

We would encourage you to contact us to consult further about your claim, to see if we can be of assistance to you and your family.

There are time limits to all claims and any delay in proceeding may be subject to a deadline so you should not delay in proceeding with your claim or obtaining legal advice to clarify these deadlines.

Click here to take a Free Online Assessment now and find out if you have a case.

Facts & Figures - Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the nervous system degenerates. Inflammation causes myelin, the substance which insulates the nerves as well as helps conduct nerve impulses, to disappear. The afflicted individual experiences progressive interference in their nervous system function. Speech, walking, writing, and other activities may be affected.

The first symptoms of the disease may be visual, including blurred vision and colour de-saturation. Limb weakness may also be another early sign, as well as muscle spasms, numbness, and speech impediments. Many individuals experience mental symptoms such as memory loss, decreased concentration, and the inability to perform tasks in succession. Some individuals experience a pattern of remission and relapse of symptoms. Others experience a continuous worsening of symptoms from the onset of the disease.

Fact: Experts estimate 55,000 to 75,000 Canadians living with MS.

Fact: About 70% of individuals with multiple sclerosis experience partial or total remission of symptoms early in the disease.

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