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Can an injured worker double dip?

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Q. Can an injured worker obtain both workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security disability benefits at the same time?

A. Yes. However, an employee who receives workers’ compensation benefits may receive lower Social Security benefits. You can obtain more information from the Social Security Administration web site (www.ssa.gov) or by calling (800) 772-1213.

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