Social Security Disability
Veteran's Benefits
Insurance Based Disability
(Non Social Security, ERISA)
How long must I be out of work?
While the figure varies from state to state, typically, if you are unable to work for more than seven days you will be eligible for a Workers' Compensation claim. The claim will cover the period of time you were unable to work. Generally, if you have been unable to work for a period of time longer than 21 days, the claims process becomes more complex.

It is important to note that the days you are unable to work do not need to be consecutive. Thus, if you miss 3 days of work one week and 5 days of work another week due to the same injury you may be eligible for Workers' Compensation. If you have a work-related injury that has limited the number of days you are able to perform your job, keep a record of days missed as a result of this injury. When filing your Workers' Compensation claim it will be important to document the days you missed as a result of your injury. Furthermore, be sure to alert your employer when you are unable to work as a result of this injury.

For a free evaluation of your Workers' Compensation claim and to determine if you meet your state's eligibility requirements click here.

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