Dallas, TX asked in Insurance Defense and Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: Are schedule injury benifits suspended from when i was arrested and incarcerated or when i was convicted ?

My conviction was overturn after 7 years. Can i get the $500. Schedule injury back pay ? Arizona workman comp.+

2 Lawyer Answers

S. Michael Graham

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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: When you start missing time from work, so it would normally be from the date of incarceration.

Roy Lee Warren agrees with this answer

Roy Lee Warren

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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • San Marcos, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I also answer to let you know that under Texas WC, once you are certified as being MMI and assigned an impairment rating, you are still entitled to be paid those benefits, known as IIBs, because that is for damage to your body, not lost wages.

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