Many people in Indiana might have heard references in news stories or other conversations about a condition commonly referred to as PTSD. The official name of this syndrome is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. The PTSD Alliance indicates that signs of this condition were evidenced as early as the 1800s but it was not until the 1980s that the problem was officially recognized as a medical condition.
If you’ve experienced a serious injury on the job and have been receiving worker’s compensation benefits for a while, you may be wondering if you qualify for Social Security disability payments too. The two programs are separate and have separate eligibility requirements, meaning often you may qualify for one but not the other.