Pensions: Permanent Total Disability

Be certified permanently and totally disabled before L&I closes the claim

Person in a wheelchair

There are two types of pension:

  1. If you lose (or lose the use of) both legs, both arms, an arm and a leg, or your vision, you are eligible for a monthly pension by law, even if you can return to work.
  2. If, after medical and vocational evaluations, L&I finds that your injury prevents you from ever becoming gainfully employed, you may receive a pension. Contact Us About Pension Benefits for more information.

Questions workers have

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