permanent disability

permanent disability
Narrowly defined, a disability remaining to the end or during the lifetime of the person involved. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1529. More broadly defined, a disability which, with reasonable probability, will continue for some indefinite period of time, there being no present indication of recovery. Stuhlbarg v Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. 73 Ohio App 355, 29 Ohio Ops 72, 39 Ohio L Abs 525, 53 NE2d 828, affd 143 Ohio St 390, 28 Ohio Ops 343, 55 NE2d 640. Under a policy of war risk insurance a person's disability is permanent when it is based upon conditions which render it reasonably certain at the time that it will continue throughout the life of the insured. Adams v United States (CA7 Ill) 116 F2d 199.

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