Am I required to accept a light duty job offer if it does not follow my work restrictions?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 09, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Injured workers often find themselves faced with the difficult decision of returning to work within a different position than which they were working prior to their injury. If you are currently on temporary total disability compensation and have work restrictions that may enable you to return to work in a different capacity than the position you were working when injured, you should contact your employer about returning....read more >>

The Ins and Outs of Temporary Total Disability

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 20, 2018 | Temporary Total Disability Compensation

“Total disability” means that the injured worker is unable to return to his or her former position of emloyment. A finding of temporary total disability, sometimes reffered to as TTD, does not require a showing of...read more >>

Blurring the lines between TTD and PTD

by Kara Dolan-West | Feb 14, 2015 | Permanent Total Disability Compensation

The roles of temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) are supposed to be separate and distinct. TTD is designed to compensate an injured worker for a loss of earnings while he or she...read more >>