Can you get disability insurance for during and after pregnancy?

Answer Many larger companies offer paid maternity leave to employees whereby the employee is granted full pay for a period of time (generally 3 months) while out of work with the newborn. Any complication... Read More »

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If you become disabled due to pregnancy and are currently unemployed and collecting unemployment insurance are you able to collect disability insurance instead?

Check your policy language for details. Some insurers will pay benefits based upon your inability to perform certain Activities of Daily Living (ADL): eating, bathing, transferring, etc. Others wi... Read More »

California Disability Insurance and Pregnancy?

California has provided disability insurance to the state's workers since 1946 and currently covers about 13 million California workers. In general, any employer with a payroll of $100 or more in a... Read More »

Pregnancy and New York State Disability Insurance?

Pregnant women who are working may be eligible to collect New York State Disability benefits once they go on maternity leave. Having a baby puts your body under a lot of stress, and your doctor wil... Read More »

Can you collect disability insurance for pregnancy and birth if you don't plan to return to work?

Answer Yes, for the period of time that you're UNABLE to work. Most short term disability policies pay a six week benefit for a vaginal delivery, and an eight week benefit for a c-section delivery,... Read More »