If you're injured at your workplace, you may be out of work for several of months until you recover. During your time off, you may worry about obtaining enough money to pay your rent, utility bills, and food expenses. If you don't qualify for state assistance, you may become even more anxious about the upcoming months. Short-term disability benefits may be something you can apply for during your recovery. Learn more about short-term disability and whether or not you qualify for it below.