What disability insurance benefits am I entitled to?
There are several types of disability benefits you may be entitled to under your superannuation fund or insurance policy.
Entitlements may include a lump sum payment or ongoing benefits, which could significantly ease financial difficulties.
In addition, you could also be entitled to claim continuing benefits or a lump sum amount from an insurance policy you may have independently purchased such as income protection, sickness or accident insurance. These claims can be made in addition to other compensation rights you have.
These can be broken down into four main categories: