January 08, 2019 22:41 Updated Follow Yes, but if you are fired because your injury prevents you from performing your job then your employer or the insurer would be obligated to pay you Temporary Total Disability payments. Related articles What benefits are available to injured workers under the Worker's Compensation Act? Can an employer terminate me while on Worker's Compensation? Need Help? Have problems? Who do I call? What Agency? How much are the wage replacement benefits? Why hasn't the Worker's Compensation Board sent me my check?