Permanent work restrictions increase the value of your Illinois Workers’ Compensation case either at trial or at time of settlement.
It shows the Arbitrator that your permanent partial disability is more severe than if you have a full duty release.
It may include things such as limits on lifting, standing, walking, or the numbers of hours of work per day.
Make sure to ask the doctor if any permanent limitations are needed as your medical treatment and physical therapy is ending.
Any restrictions must be in writing from your doctor and should be provided to your insurance company adjuster.
Questions about your Illinois Work Comp case? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.