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What is the Difference Between Permanent Partial and Permanent Total Disability?

This is a huge issue in many of our cases. If the trial court determines you are partially disabled (1-99%), then benefits are limited. The law places an arbitrary limitation on the number of weeks and the maximum weekly amount for which you are entitled. In our opinion, the benefits are unjustly low. If you are totally disabled (100%), those limits do not currently apply. The difference can be huge.

A skilled attorney who practices in this field understands the tremendous difference in benefits and should work to prepare your claim fully. At the Blackwell Law Firm, we routinely advise injured workers on these benefits. We are happy to answer your questions.