Claimant’s pulmonologist’s causation opinion was inadmissible under Frye and Ill. R. Evid. 702, where it was not based on a scientific methodology or principle that had gained general acceptance in the relevant scientific community. Claimant...
By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford
Appeals Panel Decision 100538 – Extent
The sole issue at the Contested Case Hearing (CCH) is whether the compensable injury extended to osteoarthritis at the right hip. The extent of...