Managing IBD & Denied Disability Benefits

Geoff, 41, was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when he was 24. Although he was able to manage his illness with diet and medication for most of his adult life, his symptoms had gotten much worse over the last two years. Lately, Geoff has been suffering from severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and fatigue, making him unable to work.

When Geoff applied for long term disability benefits, his insurance company denied his claim. They insisted that because he had lived with IBD for many years, his symptoms could not have been debilitating. They said there was no reason that he should need long term disability benefits because he had been able to work at his job for the last 14 years.

Sick, exhausted, and worried, Geoff felt like he had nowhere to turn. He contacted Share Lawyers after researching long term disability lawyers and disability law firms and being impressed by their 35+ years of experience and wonderful client testimonials. Geoff was pleased with the way that Share Lawyers offered a free consultation so he could determine if he had a case.

The long term disability lawyers at Share Lawyers helped Geoff through the disability claim process. They supported him through every step, from gathering the necessary medical information from his doctor and getting his employer to comply with the insurance company's requirements. With Share Lawyers on his side, Geoff no longer feels hopeless.

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Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and crohn’s disease can be debilitating illnesses, but as medical science makes improvements in treatment, more and more insurance companies are denying claims for long term disability.

We have extensive experience in handling cases involving individuals who have been diagnosed with IBD. 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.

Applying for long term disability benefits and being denied can be a heartbreaking process for those struggling with IBD. If your insurance company has denied your long term disability benefits, Share Lawyers is here to help.

If you have had your claim for long term disability denied, contact the long term disability insurance lawyers at Share Lawyers. Our experienced team of long-term disability (LTD) lawyers can help.

We have recently settled cases against Canada Life, Desjardins, Manulife, RBC Insurance, Sun Life, and many more. We offer free consultations and there are no fees unless we win your case. Find out if you have a disability case.

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A note from our long term disability lawyers

Taking a medical leave from work is not an easy decision to make. Concerns about providing for yourself and your family and keeping your job may cause you to want to push through your pain, but this won’t make your problems go away. Stopping work is often the smartest decision for your long term health and well-being, and your disability benefits are there to provide you with financial support until you can return to work.

If you have made the tough decision to stop working and apply for your short term disability or long term disability benefits, you may feel overwhelmed by the process and have questions that your employer and your insurance company are not able or willing to answer. Share is There to see you through and answer your questions.

Our Disability law firm knows what you have been going through

We understand that things have not been easy for you over the last little while. Your health has been suffering, you are unable to work, and now your insurance company, who was supposed to be there in your time of need, has decided they will not pay your disability benefits or respect your disability claim. These benefits exist to provide you with the financial support you need so that you can focus on your health and rebuilding your life. It is unfortunate that your insurance company has not lived up to its promise. If your disability claim has been denied, we will fight to get you the benefits you are entitled to. Our disability lawyers have helped thousands of Canadians get their long term disability benefits over the past 35 years, and we can help you too.

Our experienced disability lawyers can fight back on your behalf

Share Lawyers believes that every client who is dealing with a disability claim deserves superior personal service. To achieve that goal, we have developed our team of experienced, compassionate, and caring long term disability lawyers, law clerks, and administrative staff to meet all of your needs. Our team of experienced long term disability, life insurance, employment, and critical illness insurance lawyers have made successful claims against many insurance companies, third-party administrators and employers.

If you are unable to work, your disability benefits should be there to provide you with the financial support you need. While your insurance company may be focused on finding ways to avoid paying your claim, our focus is on what is in your best interest. When Share Lawyers gets involved, you have an entire team of lawyers that are there to support you and to fight for what is yours.

Our disability claim lawyers fight for your disability insurance claim by relying on our many years of experience to apply the best strategic planning and approach in each case, using the latest technology available. Experience matters, and with Share Lawyers, you are in the best hands with 35 years of success on your side.

In this video, we explain the role of a long term disability lawyer and how we can support you when you have been denied your long term disability benefits.

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