Q: I have an open workman comp case that is going to a hearing. Can my job duty be changed with an open comp case
A: It is difficult to tell based upon your question. However, if you are wondering whether your employer is able to create a light duty position for you, the answer is yes. In fact, I have also seen situations where an employee is either laid off or terminated if he or she is no longer able to physically perform the job. You should consult with a New York workers' compensation attorney and discuss your options.
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