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Worker Waives Right to Choose New Doctor but Keeps Entitlement to TPD Benefits

Friday, February 14, 2020 | 178 | 0 | 292 min read

A Florida appellate court ruled that a worker waived his right to select a treating physician by attending appointments with a doctor selected by his employer, but was still eligible for temporary partial disability benefits. Case: Krysiak v. City of Kissimmee, No. 1D18-5241, 02/13/2020, published. Facts: Marek Krysiak worked for the City of Kissimmee. He suffered an on-the-job injury to his left shoulder in October 2016. Krysiak received treatment and work restrictions after this injury. His authorized treating physician released him to return to full duty in February 2017. The physician a...

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