The possibility of getting hurt on the job is a reality for millions of workers each day. Workers’ compensation can help a person cover their medical bills and other expenses, but sometimes workers’ comp isn’t enough. What is an injured employee supposed to do when they suffer a significantly disabling injury?
Social Security disability (SSD) is there around for exactly that situation. Qualifying for SSD is a complex and lengthy process but is worth the effort for those it helps. Two of the biggest factors determining whether you are eligible are what your condition is and how much you have worked.