Temporary Partial Disability (TPD)
If your doctor places you on light-duty work restrictions and you are not
able to earn at least 80% of your pre-injury wages, you may be entitled
to receive up to 64% of your pre-injury wages from the workers compensation
insurance carrier. Entitlement to this type of lost wage benefit ends:
- when you have received 5 years of payments; or
- when you reach maximum medical improvement (MMI) from all treating physicians; or
- when you have been placed on full duty (no work restrictions) from all
For more information from the State of Florida on how to review and calculate
your Worker’s Compensation Benefits, including your Total Partial
Disability payments, please visit the
Florida Worker’s Compensation Benefit Center for more information.
Please see Florida Statutes, Section 440.15(4) for more information regarding
your potential TPD payment rights.