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Eligibility Requirements for Applying for PERA Disability Benefits

The Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) is a program intended to provide disability benefits (as well as other benefits) to certain government employees in Colorado. As with other disability benefit programs, however, there are some specific eligibility requirements for applying for PERA disability benefits, and meeting these requirements is critical to obtaining benefits.

Below, we will highlight the primary eligibility requirements for applying for PERA disability benefits. If you have questions about or need any assistance with obtaining PERA disability benefits, don’t hesitate to contact Denver Disability Lawyer Shawn E. McDermott. Since 1992, he has been dedicated to providing each of his clients with the highest quality legal services.

Qualifying for PERA Disability Benefits

According to the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association, here are the requirements for qualifying for PERA disability benefits:

When people meet all of these eligibility requirements and successfully apply for PERA disability benefits, PERA officials will review the application and forward it to Unum Insurance for further review if the application has been approved. Because, however, the application process can be complicated and tricky, it’s advised that applicants work with an experienced attorney to have the best chances for approval.

Denver, Colorado Disability Insurance Lawyers at McDermott Law, LLC

If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with a debilitating condition, you can count on the Denver disability lawyer at the McDermott Law, LLC to aggressively fight for your rights and help you obtain the disability benefits you need and deserve.

For more information about your legal rights and entitlements, along with a professional evaluation of your potential case, set up a complimentary consult with our lawyer by calling us at (303) 964-1800 or by emailing us using the form on this screen.

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