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Workers' Compensation
(On-the-Job Injury or Illness)


Social Security Benefits

A worker who becomes seriously disabled, either permanently or for a continuous period of not less than 12 months, as a result of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment may be entitled to the payment of monthly Social Security benefits. For additional information about these Federal Disability Insurance Benefits, write or call the nearest Field Office of the Social Security Administration.