OhioBWC - Basics: Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
Permenent Total Disability TD is the injured
worker’s inability to perform sustained paid
employment due to the allowed condition(s) in the
claim. PTD benefits compensate
you for impairment of earning capacity.
You receive PTD benefits for life.
When you apply for
permanent total disability, you must attend an
Industrial Commission of Ohio(IC) examination and hearing to
determine if you meet the criteria
for this type of compensation.