Category / Topic Archives: Permanent Work Restrictions
What Are Light Duty Job Offers and What Should I Look For?By Jason Weinstock on January 17, 2020 Posted in Light duty,Permanent Work Restrictions
When you are injured at work, your treating physician gives you a physician’s progress report (PPR) or a work activity report. These reports inform you, your workers’ compensation adjuster, and your employer of any work restrictions you may have. The PPR will guide your light duty job offer. On the PPR there is a place … Continue reading What Are Light Duty Job Offers and What Should I Look For?
What happens when your FCE is invalid?By Jason Weinstock on February 10, 2016 Posted in Benefits,Claims,Functional Capacity Evaluations,Permanent Work Restrictions,Temporary total disability benefits
An FCE is a Functional Capacity Evaluation that takes about 2-3 hours at a physical therapist’s office selected by the adjuster to help the treating doctor determine whether the injured worker should have permanent work restrictions. More and more treating physicians are requesting that they be done before the doctor gives permanent work restrictions. Unfortunately, … Continue reading What happens when your FCE is invalid?
Does Your Employer Need to Keep You When You Have Permanent Work Restrictions?By Jason Weinstock on July 20, 2014 Posted in Permanent Work Restrictions
Let’s assume that you have an accepted workers’ compensation claim in Nevada, and that your treating doctor has just released you with permanent work restrictions that would ordinarily prevent you from being hired or going back to your regular duties at the job you had when you were injured. The question is whether your … Continue reading Does Your Employer Need to Keep You When You Have Permanent Work Restrictions?