In the absence of Chad Snow, blog posted by: April Lang, Business Manager @ Snow and Carpio, PLC
Yes, you can file a claim for Workman’s comp and social security disability benefits simultaneously. The two benefit systems are completely separate and distinct (ssd is a standardized federal program while workers compensation laws may differ state to state).
However, an individual seeking both types of benefits may gain advantage from the input of a workers compensation attorney since “timing issues” (as regards an ssd claim) can, in some cases, affect a workman’s comp claim.
Snow, Carpio, and Weekley can handle both your Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability claims. For a FREE consultation, pleae contact our offices at either 602-532-0700 Phoenix or 520-647-9000 Tucson.