Many public and private companies offer long-term disability benefits in the event their employees become unable to continue working due to a physical or emotional impairment. Employees who wish to insure themselves for these benefits usually contribute into these programs while they are working.
If you are wondering whether you can collect BOTH long-term disability benefits and federal social security disability benefits, you must watch this short video of Scott Daniels, Esq. and Dan Elias, Esq. as they lecture to a group of attorneys on the topic.