If you are released by your physician to light or limited work activity, and your employer is able to offer you employment and you do not accept it, you may risk losing your benefits. If you are working parttime or on limited duty then you may be entitled to a reduced payment of your lost wages. Compensation will be 662/3% of the difference between your current average monthly wage and your average monthly wage at the time of your work related injury.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers’ compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers’ compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.