Tag Archives: physician

Oklahoma: Chiropractors May Not Offer Expert Testimony as to Psychological Overlay

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma recently held that a chiropractor is not qualified as an expert in diagnosing psychological illnesses such as depression. Accordingly, the report of a chiropractor as an expert in the field of psychology, as to a … Continue reading

Posted in Case comment | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Georgia: Claimant Required to Consent to Ex Parte Communications Between Treating Physician and Employer or Employer’s Representative

Reversing the state’s Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled that an employee who filed a claim under the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act, must authorize her treating physician to engage in ex parte communications with her employer, … Continue reading

Posted in Case comment | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Georgia: Claimant Required to Consent to Ex Parte Communications Between Treating Physician and Employer or Employer’s Representative