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What are benefits' requirements for wounded warriors?

There are many members of the military and former members of the military in Florida. Given the number of service members who have been in combat, it's no surprise that some are returning to the U.S. with injuries that result in an inability to work. There are often questions as to what wounded warriors can do to determine if they are eligible for qualifying SSD benefits for injury. The Social Security Administration has criteria for wounded warriors to receive benefits.

Brain injury and Social Security disability benefits in Kissimmee

People in Kissimmee who suffer a brain injury will have many concerns. Given that it is one of the most common injuries in the U.S. with long-term ramifications, people who have to deal with it will not only require substantial treatment and rehabilitation, but they might also need to seek Social Security disability benefits for injury. Every year, approximately 1.4 million people have traumatic brain injury. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 5 million are suffering from issues linked to TBI.

Social Security disability benefits for injury and workers' comp

When people in Florida and across the country are injured at work and seek to receive Social Security disability benefits for injury, they must be aware of the rules regarding receiving workers' compensation and Social Security disability simultaneously. If the person who was injured and has an inability to work, he or she will be able to receive payments from private insurance and other sources without it having an influence on receiving Social Security disability. However, if there are workers' compensation benefits or other forms of disability benefits, it might reduce the amount the person is eligible for under Social Security disability.