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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.

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