What happens if I am released to light duty and there is no light duty job?

If you have been released to light duty and your employer refuses to accommodate those restrictions, then your workers compensation wage loss benefits will continue. In a claim that is denied, then the potential liability for workers compensation wage loss benefits continues to accrue against the workers compensation insurance carrier, should your claim petition be granted. Not all employers have light duty. That can be frustrating for an injured worker who wishes to get back to work. Many do. Wage…

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