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Permanent Impairment vs. Permanent Disability

Permanent Impairment in South Carolina Workers' Compensation Claims

When you have a permanently disability, you have access to different types of benefits than other people. There is a separate classification called permanent impairment which is frequently confused with permanent disability, and it is important to know the difference between the two.

A permanent impairment is an injury that will impact you for the rest of your life, but does not keep you from performing some type of work. In the process of determining the extent of your overall disability, the permanent impairment will be considered, but it is only one factor in making the determination.

Obtaining the Maximum Level of Benefits for Your Injury

At the law firm of Kathryn Williams, P.A., we represent clients across the Greenville area and upstate South Carolina in a wide variety of workers' compensation claims. We work diligently to secure all of the benefits available to you under the law, including permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits and any others.

We understand how overwhelming and sometimes frustrating it can be to work through these situations. When you hire our firm, we will take the time to help you understand the entire process and what you can expect as your case moves forward. We will be there with you at every step, and we will see your case through to its conclusion.

Discuss Your Case With a Lawyer

Contact our office today for a free initial consultation about your workers' compensation claim. In Greenville, you can reach us by phone at 864-640-8430. In upstate South Carolina, call us toll free at 1-877-548-8754. You can also reach us via e-mail. There are no up-front attorney's fees — we are paid from any benefits we secure on your behalf. If we don't recover benefits for you, there is no fee.

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