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I fell off a broken ladder at work on my 4th day of starting this new job as a carpenter. I was pressured to resign as I could not work. They are covering all medical. Does Workers Comp cover loss of wages?
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Thank you very much for your patience on this. The answer to your question generally is yes. Worker's compensation will cover. The insurance company will pay lost-time benefits if a worker is partially or totally disabled by a work injury, and unable to return -- either permanently or temporarily -- to his job. A doctor's written opinion is required. The state of Arizona will set limits as to what you can get so it depends on your specific situation; however, you should be able to get your lost wages.

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