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If I accept a retirement package or severance, would I be entitled to benefits now or in the future?

Accepting a retirement package or severance will not preclude you from receiving benefits including lost wages. In cases of voluntary termination, the injured worker’s right to wage loss benefits is suspended until the injured worker can show that the work-related disability is the cause for the inability to find or hold new employment. This can […]

Accepting a retirement package does not preclude future workers compensation indemnity benefits

In this economy many workers are being asked to take early retirement and are being given various incentive packages to do so. I have been asked by several of my clients if they take the retirement package would they be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits in the future. The answer is yes. In cases of […]