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Term: TD, TTD or TDI
Definition: Temporary Total Disability Indemnity
 
 
Term: Thomas
Definition: A preeminent case providing that vocational rehabilitation rights cannot be waived unless there is evidence that would be sufficient to defeat a workers' compensation claim of injury on AOE/COE grounds. See also 'AOE/COE'.
 
 
Term: Tort
Definition: A civil claim, e.g., for negligent operation of a motor vehicle causing a personal injury
 
 
Term: TPA
Definition: Third Party Administrator - a company or party under contract with an insurance company or employer to administer and/or manage claims.
 
 
Term: TPD
Definition: Temporary Partial Disability Indemnity
 
 
Term: Treating Physician
Definition: A physician elected by the injured worker responsible for medical treatment.
 
 
Term: Treating Physician Presumption
Definition: For injuries occuring after 1/1/94, the medical reports of the physician primarily responsible for managing the treatment of the injured employee have a presumption of correctness on all medical issues, but which may be rebutted by an opinion from a Qualified Medical Examiner or Agreed Medical Examiner.
 
 
Term: Trial
Definition: A hearing on issues in dispute before a workers' compensation judge.