Highest Permanent Partial Disability Rating in Georgia

This video features Sarah E. Stottlemyer, an Employment and Labor Law attorney based in Georgia.

Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Explains

Video Transcript: 

Molly Hendrickson:

What is the highest permanent partial disability for Georgia workers’ comp? 

Sarah Stottlemyer:

You could actually receive 100 percent permanent impairment rating if say if you lost your finger or toe or something like that because again those are those individual body parts so if you had one of those body parts amputated you could receive 100 percent permanent impairment rating to that body part. However, if you lose a limb like a full leg or an arm or a substantial portion of that, then you would be deemed catastrophic automatically and as a result there would be no permanent impairment rating for you

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