If I Am Unable To Return To The Type Of Work I Did Before I Was Injured, What Happens?

If the employer pays the employee less while working light duty, the employee is entitled to temporary partial disability benefits. These payments are figured at 66 2/3% of the decrease in wages, subject to the maximum and minimum workers` compensation rates in effect on the day the employee was injured.

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