Injured workers in Pennsylvania are often sent a Notice of Ability to Return to Work. What does this mean? It’s sent whenever a doctor, whether yours, or an Independent Medical Doctor, claims you have some ability to work, whether full duty or with restrictions. They are required to send out this notice promptly.
Many injured workers believe that this Notice of Ability To Return to Work is a job offer- it is not! It’s just what it says- a Notice stating that some doctor opines that you can work- in some capacity.
However, it is often the beginning of litigation where an insurer/employer is challenging your benefits. So if you receive a Notice of Ability to Return to Work, you should call a Certified Pennsylvania Work Comp Lawyer right away, to get your case strategy set. Work Comp for injured workers is all we do.
For more info about a Notice of Ability to Return to Work, or Pennsylvania Work Comp Law in general, call us 7 days a week at 215-206-9068 or email Michael@Cardamonelaw.com