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.
Speak to an Experienced Workers' Compensation Attorney Today
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.
Your Next Step:
Enter your location below to get connected with a qualified Workers' Compensation attorney today.
Popular Attorney Searches: