Oceanside, CA asked in Personal Injury, Public Benefits and Employment Law for Arizona

Q: I'm getting surgery due to injury not on the job and don't have much PTO. Can I receive compensation while recovering?

I currently work in Arizona for a non-profit and have not been employed with this company for 12 months. I will be out of work for a minimum of 6 weeks and should fully recover in 12 weeks. Can I apply for anything to compensate for my bills after the surgery that did not occur on the job?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This is something that an employment law attorney would know best, in terms of PTO or leave programs, or the applicable policies of your employer. Some questions remain unanswered on this forum, but you could repost and add Employment Law as a category. Good luck

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