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Q: I have filed a work comp. Claim 10 months ago. Was told any work missed due to injury is on my own attendance. True?
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answered on Mar 14, 2023

If you are missing work due to an authorized treating physician restricting you from work or the employer is unable to accommodate restrictions from the doctor, then you should be paid. If you are taking time off without an authorized doctor's excuse then they do not have to pay you work comp

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