If I quit my job while collecting workers compensation what happens to my medical benefits?

I am currently collecting workers compensation and have been offered a job at another company. I can physically perform the new job with my current injury. Does workers compensation have to continue paying for medical fees under this circumstance?

Asked on July 3, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Minnesota


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you suffered an on the job injury at your current place of employement and are receiving medical benefits under your employer's worker's compensation insurance policy, you can quit your position to take the other job that you have written about without worry that your medical treatment paid under the worker's compensation policy of your current employer will end just because you changed employers.

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