If I Am Unable To Return To The Type Of Work I Did Before I Was Injured, What Happens?
If your working hours are reduced or you are doing lightduty work that pays less than your regular wage, the insurer will send you partial timeloss payments to replace part of your lost wages. If your employer offers you a lightduty job, contact your doctor to find out if you are physically able to do the job. If your doctor says you can do the job, you must accept the job or your timeloss benefits will be reduced or stopped. If you find you cannot do the lightduty job due to your injury, contact your doctor immediately. If your lightduty job pays less than your job at the time of injury, you will receive timeloss checks to make up part of the lost wages.
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