Washington  |  Workers Comp

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Asked on: 1/28/07, 4:34 pm

workers comp. self insured employer

i was off work for 83 days now im back to work full time. the orthapedic surgeon that i seen saidn i had a large tear in the rotater cuff of shoulder the orthapedic surgion said i had seven years to open the claim again he did as much as he could but i would have to have surgery in the next seven years most likly i got a letter from workers comp saying that as follows: (they were closing my case with such medical benifits & temp. disability compensation as provided to date and with such award for perm. partial disability,if any, as set forth below,and w/ the condition that you have returned to work with the self-insured employer. if for any reason you disagree with the conditions or duration of your return to work or medical benifits, temporary disability compensation provided, or or perm. partial disabilty that has been awarded, you must protest in writing to the dept. of labor and industries, self insurance section within sixty days of the date you recieve this order. if you do not protest this order to the department, this order will become final. What does all this mean i was never awarded any permanent patial disability.off work 42.86 a day. working $105.76 thats already less than half regular pay what are they trying to say

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