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

Under the Law, if the return to work is at a lower pay rate, benefits for temporary partial disability still are payable. Temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits are not taxable income. If the employer offers work within the limits set by a doctor, and the worker refuses the job offer, the employer or insurance company owes only the TPD. They do not owe for temporary total disability.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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