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Receive a pension from the agricultural accident insurance

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Is your earning capacity limited due to an accident at work, an accident on the way to work or an occupational disease? If so, you may be entitled to an agricultural accident insurance pension under certain conditions.

As an insured person, you can receive a pension from agricultural accident insurance in the event of

  • long-term reduction in earning capacity (MdE)
  • as a result of an insured event: accidents at work, commuting accidents and occupational illnesses

The MdE indicates the extent to which work opportunities are restricted. This does not take into account your previous activity, but the entire area of working life. In the case of young insured persons, the MdE is based on the effects that would result for adults with the same health impairment.

The amount of the pension depends on

  • the level of MdE and
  • The JAV is the total amount of wages and earned income in the 12 months prior to the month in which the insured event occurred.

The pension is calculated differently for certain groups of people. The amount of the pension is based on the so-called average annual earnings (dJAV), taking into account possible age reductions for

  • agricultural entrepreneurs and
  • their wives and husbands or life partners

For severely injured persons (MdE of 50 percent and more), the JAV is increased for pensions for an indefinite period:

  • by 25 percent for a MdE of 50 to 74 percent
  • by 50 percent for a MdE of 75 to 100 percent
  • does not apply to provisional pensions

For assisting family members without an employment contract, the JAV is also based on the so-called reference figure. The reference figure is based on the average income in Germany and changes annually.

A lower JAV is set for minors.

The JAV is reduced for family members working permanently in the company without an employment contract. The extent to which the JAV is reduced depends on how old the person is at the time of the insured event.


Process flow

Agricultural accident insurance benefits are generally determined ex officio. As a rule, you therefore do not need to submit an application.

Requirements

Insured persons are entitled to a pension if

  • their reduction in earning capacity (MdE) as a result of one or more insured events
  • beyond the 26th week after the insured event
  • at least 20 percent

after the insured event.

For the following groups of persons, the reduction in earning capacity must be at least 30 percent for entitlement to a pension:

  • agricultural entrepreneurs and
  • their wives and husbands or life partners and
  • family members working on a permanent basis
Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any documents.

What are the fees?

There are no costs.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Contradiction

For detailed information on how to lodge an objection, please refer to the decision of the Agricultural Employers' Liability Insurance Association (LBG).

  • Legal action before the social court
Applications / forms

Forms available: No
Written form required: No
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance required: No

Online services available: No

Author
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture (SVLFG)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Professionally released on

16.02.2022

Teaser

Is your earning capacity limited due to an accident at work, an accident on the way to work or an occupational disease? If so, you may be entitled to an agricultural accident insurance pension under certain conditions.

Process flow

Agricultural accident insurance benefits are generally determined ex officio. As a rule, you therefore do not need to submit an application.

Requirements

Insured persons are entitled to a pension if

  • their reduction in earning capacity (MdE) as a result of one or more insured events
  • beyond the 26th week after the insured event
  • at least 20 percent

after the insured event.

For the following groups of persons, the reduction in earning capacity must be at least 30 percent for entitlement to a pension:

  • agricultural entrepreneurs and
  • their wives and husbands or life partners and
  • family members working on a permanent basis

Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any documents.

What are the fees?

There are no costs.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Contradiction

For detailed information on how to lodge an objection, please refer to the decision of the Agricultural Employers' Liability Insurance Association (LBG).

  • Legal action before the social court

Applications / forms

Forms available: No
Written form required: No
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance required: No

Online services available: No

Author

Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture (SVLFG)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Professionally released on

16.02.2022

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