Are there different types of permanent partial disabilities?
Under Title 51
RCW, there are two types of permanent partial disabilities.
(1) Specified disabilities are listed in RCW 51.32.080
(1)(a). They are limited to amputation or loss of function of extremities, loss of hearing or loss of vision.
(2) Unspecified disabilities include, but are not limited to, internal injuries, back injuries, mental health conditions, respiratory disorders, and other disorders affecting the internal organs.