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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Missouri Further Defines Permanent Total Disability

"The PTD test is whether the worker can compete in the open labor market.
Schussler, 393 S.W.3d at 96. A worker who cannot return to any normal or
reasonable employment is totally disabled; she need not be inert or completely
inactive. Id. “The key question is whether any employer in the ordinary course of
business would reasonably be expected to hire the worker in his or her current
physical condition.” Id. "

 MARLENE STEWART, Respondent vs. CLINT ZWIEFEL, TREASURER OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI AS CUSTODIAN OF THE SECOND INJURY FUND, Appellant
No. SD32827 )  FILED: February 10, 2014