Temporary Disability Benefits

Financial Compensation for Your Injuries

Were you injured while on the job? You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, we have years of experience in assisting our clients with gaining favorable outcomes for their workers' compensation claims. This time in your life may be stressful, but you can rely on our 100 years of combined experience to provide you with outstanding results for your case. If you are looking to receive benefits, then do not hesitate to contact our firm as soon as possible to receive a free initial consultation.

Each year, thousands of people will apply for workers' compensation benefits; however, it is important that you realize that there are multiple benefit packages that you can apply for based on your eligibility. Most people will only need to receive temporary disability. Temporary disability will be available to you if you are out of work for more than 14 days with a 3-day waiting period. This disability insurance will cover medical costs and part of your salary during the time that you are unable to work. Temporary disability payments will cease after you return to work.

Partial vs. Total Disability

Temporary partial disability is paid on a weekly basis and equates to approximately two-thirds of the difference between your earnings prior to the accident and the amount of money that the employee will earn during the time that he or she is unable to work. Temporary disability will usually be paid to the injured individual still at a rate of two-thirds of normal income but will not exceed the maximum amount set by law. If you have questions or concerns regarding your situation or what category to file under, then do not hesitate to contact Meyerkord & Meyerkord to speak with our dedicated and trusted attorneys.