If your authorized treating physician has prescribed you pain medicine or any type of medicine where the indications are not to drive under the influence of the medicine, you want to reach out to the doctor or his assistant and get clarification. Especially if you have been released to light duty work and your employer allegedly has light duty work for you. You may be told not to take the medicine until you return home from work, or to take the medicine and you are not able to return to work until your next visit with your authorized treating physician.
Now, there are many fact specific details that go into determining if your employer has light duty work, some considerations are have you been out of work completely? Have you never been out of work completely? There are several others but you get the idea.
Contact a Georgia workers’ compensation attorney immediately, the consultation is free so you have nothing to lose.
Be informed. Be aware. Be prepared.
Ty Wilson is a Georgia workers compensation attorney, with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, who provides free information to the injured and the families of the injured. Visit tywilsonlaw.com to order his FREE Georgia workers compensation “Special Reports” and to read his many articles and to watch his videos.
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