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Kansas Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guides 6th Ed.

Decision Reinstates 4th Edition for Workers’ Comp Disputes In a decision that quotes, among other authority, Linda Loman, wife of Willy Loman, of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, the Court of Appeals of Kansas earlier today struck down as … Continue reading

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Oklahoma High Court OKs Use of “Current Edition” of AMA Guides

Conflict with PA’s Protz Decision is Only on the Surface The sections of Oklahoma’s Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act (AWCA) that require use of the “current edition” of the AMA’s Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment to determine PPD do … Continue reading

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PA Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guides, 6th Ed.

Last Friday, a deeply divided Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania struck down as unconstitutional the requirement, codified in § 306(a.2) of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act [77 Pa. Stat. Ann. § 511.2(7)], that physicians use the most recent edition of the … Continue reading

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