April 20, 2019

Light Duty Return to Work – What Should You Do?

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Have you received a light duty return to work?   What happens if you try to work but the light duty job is too difficult?  What does "light duty" mean anyway?  Will your temporary total disability benefits be restarted?   Returning to work under a light duty release can be very tricky and you can jeopardize your benefits if you do not handle this process correctly.  In this video, I explain how a light duty release is supposed to work and why a WC-240 form is so important.

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Jodi Ginsberg

Attorney Jodi Ginsberg represents employees who are injured on the job and who need medical care and missed wage benefits available under Georgia's workers' compensation laws.

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  1. http://Ms.Wood says

    Hi,

    I was released to full duty but my job fired me before I could return. I’ve recently completed a FCE that stated Light physical demand. My TTD was terminated when I was released to full duty. What should I do?

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