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What is Light Duty and What Does it Have to do with Workers’ Comp

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Suffering a workplace injury can be a traumatic event that puts the injured worker in a tough position physically and financially. This is why New Jersey has a workers’ compensation system. There are instances in which, despite the fact that you are injured, your doctor clears you to engage in certain types of work. The type of work that you do during this period is called “light duty.”   Light Duty Work Definition   If you get injured in a workplace accident, you will need to undergo a medical examination. After this medical examination, the doctor is going to determine if you are fit...

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