Can you continue to work while getting long-term disability benefits?
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Yes, the majority of long-term disability policies let you continue working while receiving benefits. What is permitted varies significantly from plan to plan, though.
For instance, the CPP disability, WSIB, and individual disability insurance plans usually permit you to have a part-time job and still receive benefits. In some circumstances, you can work part-time. The plan determines how much you can make.
On the other hand, if you can work part-time or occasionally, group long-term disability insurance will not pay benefits. These insurance providers will claim you are capable of more if you can put in some effort. They will make an exemption for relatively little employment, such as selling crafts or volunteering. They will also make an exception if you are employed as part of a rehabilitation programme. Since these programmes only last a few weeks on average, the insurance continues to provide benefits.
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If you have a question or need assistance, our team of personal injury lawyers is here to help. We know every personal injury case is unique and we work hard to make sure our clients are fairly compensated.
If you are unable to travel to our downtown Ottawa office, one of our lawyers or paralegals can come to meet you at your home or some other convenient location. During the free consultation, we will get to know you and to understand the nature of your injuries, as well as the impact the accident is having on you and your family. Contact us for a free consultation with a lawyer with complete knowledge about car accident claims. We know it’s personal.