i work for a school cafeteria and i got hurt in may they took me to dr. and i went to therapy for the hole summer. school starded and icouldnt go back cause i had to go see a orthopidic dr and get some injections after that i was put in light duty and they dont have that. i got my mail today and i got two big checks covering all the time that i been off. its that rite?. or did they made a mistake. because i got my retro pay for the summer. so i dont want to cash those checks and get in trouble.
2 Answers from Attorneys
School may have put you on paid leave (100% of your salary) instead of medical leave (about 60% of your salary) - what does the face of the check indicate? Payment of benefits depends if you are working for a city school system or for Fulton County School system - look at you employee handbook under medical and personal leaves of absence.
Consult with an attorney (should only cost max $100-$200) just to be sure.
If you haven't spoken with a workers comp. attorney, you should speak to one immediately. If you would like a free consultation, feel free to contact my office. 404.529.9081
David H. Glass, Esq.
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