What is a disability rating?

disability rating

You were injured at work. You went through all the medical treatments you need, but you will never fully recover. How will you be compensated for your permanent injuries? The answer depends on your disability rating, also called an “injury rating.” When do I get a disability rating? Workers’ compensation laws ensure that you get…

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My employer wants me to return to work but my doctor has given me restrictions. What should I do?


This post was updated August 2020 to include information about returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your job is important. When you get hurt and can’t work, your employer wants you to return and fill that position as soon as possible. Your doctor wants you to rest and recover from your injuries. Can your…

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