Voluntarily Resigning Your Job May Jeopardize Your Rights to Compensation Benefits
If you are a Florida first responder who has compensable industrial injury or losing in your wages before maximum procurement, you may be entitled to what is called temp or partial benefits.
However, if your employer offers you a light duty job and you walk away from it, you may not be entitled to temp or partial benefits, a voluntary resignation doesn’t alone support a denial after resignation. The issue is going to be whether your refusal of employment was justifiable. If you are a first responder who has been offered a light duty job and don’t think it is with in your restrictions and limitations, contact first responder attorney Nancy Cavey, before your resign your employment, otherwise you maybe jeopardizing your entitlement to benefits.