Cleburne, TX asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: If i'm off from 1 job for an injury, can i work second job with injury restrictions

Injured at 1 job, they don't carry workers comp insurance but are paying medical bills but won't let me work with my medical restrictions. I have a second job that i can work with my medical restrictions. Are there repercussions for working my second job either for me or my second employer?

1 Lawyer Answer
Daniel John Christensen
Daniel John Christensen
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: There is nothing legally keeping you from working your second job that can be done with restricted or limited duty. But, you should be extremely careful so that you do not aggravate your injury, which the defense will use to argue they should not have to be responsible for treatment after that point. I can't speak to your case specifically without knowing more. I would recommend you hire a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer like DC Law to get advice on your case. 512.888.9999.

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