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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Kentucky on

Q: Insurance Company stopped paying worker comp benefits without notice.

Got hurt on the job in KY, am self-employed and insurance company paid me worker comp benefits for 2 year, a little over and one day after seeing a doctor they wanted me to see they just stopped paying me. Said I was at MMI. Are they able to do that without Judges order and am I able to recoup back... Read more »

Benjamin Salyers answered on Jun 25, 2019

Yes, the insurance company can stop paying TTD when you are found at MMI. But, the determination of MMI can be contested if your doctor believes you are not at MMI. If and when you are at MMI, however, you then become entitled to compensation for either permanent partial or permanent total... Read more »

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Q: Broke back during work hours. We carpool to 4 offices. It’s painful, do I have to travel on dr ordered light duty

Benjamin Salyers answered on Dec 21, 2018

Your employer is not required to accommodate restrictions related to a work injury. However, if they can not reasonably accommodate, then the workers' compensation insurance carrier would have to pay lost wages (temporary total disability) during the period you're not working because the employer... Read more »

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