A workplace injury is bad enough, but when it means you are unable to work for a considerable amount of time, you and your family may face hardships and struggle. Of course, workers' compensation covers some of your lost income as well as your medical bills related to your accident.
However, what can you do if your employer's insurer is disputing your claim for compensation? Additionally, what if your workplace injury will leave you unable to work for a year or longer? Can you claim Social Security Disability while you are receiving workers' compensation benefits?