Workers Compensation Benefits and LTD Benefits | What You Need to Know
If you have been involved in a Workers Compensation claim, you may also be entitled to Long Term Disability benefits if you purchased this policy through your employer.
There is an opportunity to apply for additional compensation benefits.
If you have been involved in a work place accident, Nancy Cavey, experienced Long Term Disability attorney, suggests that you get a copy of your Short Term and Long Term Disability policy. It is crucial to integrate the claims for Short Term Disability and your Workers Compensation benefits. More often than not, employers are self insured for Short Term Disability benefits and it is important that you claim those benefits timely and appeal any denial. If you don’t, then you may not be eligible for Long Term Disability benefits. The interaction of short term, long term and Workers Compensation benefits can be confusing, it is important that you protect your benefits by consulting with a experienced Workers Compensation and disability insurance attorney such as Nancy Cavey, who has practiced Workers’ Compensation law and disability law in Tampa for over 25 years.