Many people have health issues from time to time that can affect their ability to be productive at work. While many of these people may have become temporarily disabled because of this, only a few will be recognized as legally disabled and eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
All employees covered by workers' compensation insurance have certain rights to claim benefits. This means that workers who are legitimately injured by workplace incidents can claim back financial damages through medical treatment and lost wages. However, some injured workers may miss out on successfully filing for workers' compensation because of certain situations that they have found themselves in.