Partial Disability

Published: | Updated: February 4, 2018

Definition - What does Partial Disability mean?

A partial disability is a condition that limits a person's ability to work or perform daily tasks to some degree, without entirely preventing it. Workers' compensation and other disability insurance policies often provide a certain amount of coverage for partial disabilities.

Insuranceopedia explains Partial Disability

Partial disabilities are distinguished from total disabilities. Total disabilities are those that completely prevent a person from working. Full disability benefits are often given to those who have total disabilities. However, only partial benefits may be given to those who have partial disabilities.


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