If you have worked for at least 10 years in a regular railroad job, you may qualify for one of two benefits: 1) Occupational or 2) Total and Permanent.
YES! You can qualify if you are totally disabled from any work and are not eligible for occupational disability.
You may apply for Railroad Disability if you have worked for at least 10 years for railroad companies. Simply fill out the application below to see if you qualify.
The Railroad Retirement Act is a federal law passed by Congress in 1937 which provides annuity, pension, and death benefits to railroad workers. The act gives power to the Railroad Retirement Board to administer the benefits. Since 1937, the act has been amended several times to parallel that of the Social Security Disability system.
Have you or a family member become disabled while employed in the railroad industry?
Unlike the general working population, railroad workers receive Railroad Retirement Disability benefits. The Railroad Retirement Board in is charge of distributing a trust fund of over $16.5 billion to it's retirees and surviving family members. If you or a family member have worked in the railroad industry, you need to contact us to find out if you are eligible to receive disability benefits.
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