OMA general counsel Bricker & Eckler has posted this insight regarding the utility of light duty when managing a workers’ compensation claim. A proper light-duty job offer is a safe and strategic way of returning an employee to work while also saving in claim costs. Ohio workers’ compensation laws provide that a light duty job offer can prevent or terminate temporary total disability (TTD) compensation, but it must be done properly.
Consult with an OMA workers’ compensation account manager for specific advice. 5/17/2021