The Facial Disfigurement (FD) benefit is a one-time award granted to the injured worker for visible damage to the face or head with the potential to impair the injured worker’s ability to secure or retain employment.
Per Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 4123.57, FD awards are paid in addition to other types of partial disability compensation or scheduled loss awards.
Requesting FD benefits
To request this benefit, complete a (C-86) Motion.
FD award amount
The maximum amount payable for the FD benefit award is $10,000 based upon the severity of the damage.