What are Second Injury Benefits? (Worker's Comp, Workmens Comp)

Posted by Tony Brock | Dec 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Second injury benefit payments are limited to injuries that occurred before December 1, 1997. To qualify for second injury benefits, an employee must have a prior serious disability documented by the employer through written records when the employee is hired or retained in the employment. If a subsequent injury produces a greater disability than that which would have resulted from the last injury alone, a special trust fund administered by the court will pay for the increased disability and the employer will pay only for the last injury. 

To learn more check out Nebraska Worker's Comp.

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