How long can I receive workers compensation in Kentucky?

The time span which you can receive Kentucky workers compensation benefits depends on the severity of your injury and the disability rating.

If you have a permanent partial disability rating of 50% or less, you can receive Kentucky workers compensation benefits for 425 weeks.

If you have a permanent partial disability rating of more than 50%, you can receive Kentucky workers compensation benefits for 520 weeks.

If you are totally disabled and cannot work any longer, you can receive Kentucky workers compensation benefits up to the time that you reach your full Social Security retirement age. 

Lexington, Kentucky workers comp lawyer Robert Abell represents individuals and employees in Kentucky workers compensation cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.