permanent disability


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permanent disability

n. an injury which impairs the physical and/or mental ability of a person to perform his/her normal work or non-occupational activities supposedly for the remainder of his/her life. Under workers' compensation laws (covering on-the-job injuries) once the condition is stable, a degree of permanent disability is established even if the employee is able to work despite the physical problem. Permanent disability is also one basis for awarding general damages in a lawsuit for injury suffered due to the negligence or intentional attack of another. (See: permanent injury)

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Court records said the Russian man beat up the Iranian and caused him a 5 per cent permanent disability without intending to do so.
The victim suffers breathing and chewing problems in his jaw and injuries in his legs with 20pc total permanent disability in those parts of the body," states a medical examiner's report.
But she notes that an analysis by the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California concludes that while claim frequency utilization costs will decrease by $400 million on an annual basis, permanent disability benefit costs will increase by $700 million--adding $300 million annually in new costs to the system beginning in 2014.
The injured is entitled to join his pension and wage without limitation as long as the injury does not reach to the total permanent disability level.
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He could not continue his judicial responsibilities, due to permanent disability.
In the new year, the workers' compensation system will see the introduction of carrier managed medical provider networks and a revised system for evaluating permanent disability.
This new permanent disability rating system will reduce costs within the workers' compensation system,'' the California Chamber of Commerce president, Allan Zaremberg, said in a press release.
Revises the standard for determining permanent disability from "ability to compete in the open labor market" to "diminished future earning capacity," with the final determination based on the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition.

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