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If the employer is not acting in good faith in stating that it cannot accommodate your restrictions, which may be the case here, it is normally best to retain a local worker's comp attorney to represent you in the matter to communicate a demand to the employer/insurer.
Employers can refuse light duty restrictions, indicating they are not able to provide the required accommodation, but if you continue to be unable to work during that period, you should typically receive worker's comp benefits, so the employer does have an incentive to return you to work as quickly as possible, even with restrictions, in order to keep their WC costs down.
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