Can Someone Get Short-Term or Long-Term Disability and Workers' Compensation At The Same Time?

African American Male on White BackgroundFor short-term disability benefits, this often times depends on your specific short-term disability policy. While it may be possible to receive both benefits, oftentimes exclusions are made if workers’ compensation is paid.

Just as with short-term disability, your ability to collect long-term disability benefits along with workers’ compensation will depend on the specifics of your plan. However, it is usually possible to collect both long-term disability and workers’ compensation.

In both situations, the specifics can be complicated and vary greatly from case to case. For this reason, it is always best to consult with a workers compensation attorney when the need arises.