Being handed a return to work letter from your doctor before you feel able to work can be very upsetting. Knowing your rights can help you take the necessary steps to ensure your well-being.
The fact is you’re not alone. Many people who have been injured on the job feel pressured to return to work before they are ready. This pressure can come from their employer or by their workers’ compensation doctor.
If you don’t feel ready to return to work, what are your options when either the doctor or your employer are saying it’s