Q: My surgeon released me light duty, must I take back 2work program non profit or can I find my own job?
Hello, thanks for your inquiry. That's a good question - I would advise against looking for different work than what you are being offered. The nonprofit place is more likely to accept your limitations from the doctor who put you out on light duty and if not you have a direct contact to your date of injury employer and its insurance company. You do not necessarily have the same right to complain if another independent company refuses to accommodate you and you may find that any new job is very short-term. There is no one or right answer but if you were my client I would recommend at least trying the work with the nonprofit and see how it goes. You will continue receiving workers' compensation payments while you remain on light duty status and, if you are not able to go back to work, even if you are released to full duty. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-540-6366. Thank you.
Joel F Friedman, Esq.
JOEL F FRIEDMAN, PLLC
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