Q: Can I still recieve a impairment rating if I resigned while on light duty?
I resigned because the job and I made a agreement that I could be off at a certain time so my wife could get to work. They did not hold to that so wife was late to work.
A: Yes. You can still receive your impairment rating for any permanent disability you sustained as a result of your work related injury. Your claim is not through your x-employer. Your claim is through an insurance company to whom your x-employer paid premiums provided they are not self-insured. If you need any help you can contact a local workers' compensation attorney. The phone call to my office is free.
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A: Yes, one has nothing to do with the other. An IR is given by a medical provider for permanent impairment to your body. Receiving IIBs does not require you to be off or on work. You get IIBs regardless. Once you get an IR you may receive 3 weeks of IIBs for each percentage point of benefits.
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