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Missouri Court Says Medical “Expert” Need Not be an M.D.

Opinion of Audiologist With Ph.D. Trumps Opinion of M.D. A Missouri appellate court has affirmed a decision of the state’s Labor and Industrial Relations Commission awarding permanent partial disability benefits to a claimant for a tinnitus condition in spite of … Continue reading

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Nebraska Physician Assistant May Not Sign Medical Report

While the term, “physician,” as defined by Neb. Workers’ Comp. R. 49(O) (2018), generally includes those practicing osteopathic medicine, chiropractic, podiatry, or dentistry, it does not include a physician assistant, held the Supreme Court of Nebraska in Bower v. Eaton … Continue reading

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After Florida’s Adoption of Daubert Rule, Physician’s Opinion as to Cause of Employee’s Placental Abruption Was Inadmissible

Noting that with its 2013 amendment to § 90.702, Fla. Stat., the Florida legislature had clearly jettisoned both “the Frye test” and the “pure opinion” rule [Flannagan v. State, 625 So. 2d 827 (Fla. 1993), in favor of the Daubert … Continue reading

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