Free Online Legal Resources
If the employee accepts the modified or light duty work and is earning less than what he or she was earning at the time of the injury, the employee may be entitled to temporary partial disability benefits. Benefits are calculated on the basis of onehalf of the difference between the average amount the employee was earning before the injury and the average amount the employee is earning or is able to earn after the 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.