Can I get Workers’ Compensation and also get Social Security Disability?

By / February 5, 2018 / Facts / 271 Comments

Workers Compensation (WC) and Social Security Disability (SSDI) If you’ve had an on-the-job injury and are eligible for workers compensation, you may be eligible to receive both workers compensation and Social Security Disability at the same time. However, your Social Security Disability may be reduced or suspended for months in which you are eligible for both benefits and the two benefits together exceed a certain amount. The reduction is called a workers compensation offset. The offset is discussed in detail later in this article. Differences Between WC and SSDI Workers compensation laws vary somewhat from state to state; however, a...Read more

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