FAQ: Is There A Specific Level of Permanent Disability At Which I Will Automatically Be Medically Retired?

QUESTION: Is there a specific level of permanent disability at which I will automatically be medically retired?  ANSWER:  No.  Under current Workers’ Compensation law, permanent disability is assessed based on Whole Person Impairment (WPI).  The appropriate WPI for any particular injury is spelled out in the Fifth Edition of the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent […]