Lack of Meaningful Return Curbs Push to Limit PPD Benefits
Jackson, TN (WorkersCompensation.com) – When a food company told a supervisor he would have to work his way back up to the job he had before a work-related injury, it removed a statutory cap and cost the company permanent partial disability benefits.
According to the Tennessee Supreme Court in Coates v. Tyson Foods Inc., No. W2019-00904-SC-R3-WC (Tenn. 07/28/20), because the supervisor didn’t have a meaningful return to work under state law, a legal limit on his PPD benefits ...
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