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I was fired from a employer that had a retirement plan. The

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I was fired from a employer that had a retirement plan. The reason I was fired because of a medical issue that I happen while at work which I am a seeing a doctor to try to determine what happen. Once I determine what is causing my problem will be able to go on disability through my retirement plan?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 9 months ago.

Yes, you may be able to go on your former employer's disability benefits plan if you meet the employer's eligibility requirements. You would need to check with the Human Resources Department for the specific requirements. Otherwise, you may have to apply for Social Security disability benefits if you have contributed to the Social Security system.

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