If your doctor releases you to parttime work or light duty work while you are recovering, then you may be entitled to temporary, partial disability compensation. You may also be entitled to vocational rehabilitation assistance to help you find suitable alternative employment. The goal of this assistance is to ensure that you return to work in a job that is both safe, given your physical capacities, and appropriate to your educational and employment background.
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