Ohio WC Terms: Permanent Total (PT)

Permanent Total (PT)

R.C. 4123.58 provides permanent total disability compensation (PT) for injured workers who cannot perform sustained remunerative employment. The Industrial Commission rule governing permanent total claims is O.A.C. 4121-3-34.

Our rate chart lists the maximum rates for permanent total awards from 1987 to the present. See our case index for summaries of permanent total decisions by Ohio courts, with links to the cases.

For more information about permanent total compensation, see Learn About: Permanent Total Compensation.