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Not necessarily. Remember, if you are in jail on charges, you are innocent until proven guilty. However, if you have been sentenced, then workman's comp could be lost due to the fact that you are being housed, fed and cared for, even if is a jail. As always, consult your attorney regarding your particular situation.

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Once your WC claim is approved and payments begin, you receive payments until released to return to work. Being in prison is irrelevant, as long as your doctor says you are still unable to work. I have paid incarcerated WC beneficiaries in several states.

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