Q: 1/2016 injured my knee torn meniscus,received benifits until I returned to full duty.will I get benifits again ?
Fisrt surgery wasn't successful and now require another surgery . My question is will I receive workers comp. benifits again since I returned to full duty after my first surgery? now will be off work for who knows how long and it's on the same claim? Will benifits start automatically and if so will benefits be based on my rate of pay at time of injury or my current rate of pay ?
A: All good questions. You need to speak to a workers compensation attorney to address your questions. Do not trust the insurance adjuster/claims dept.
A: If your doctor takes you off work again for a second surgery you will likely receive temporary disability benefits while you are off work recovering. Assuming it is all treated as the same injury, you will be paid at the pay rate at the time of your injury. Not your current pay rate.
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