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Pennsylvania: Psychologist’s Testimony Not Competent to Rebut IRE Evidence Submitted by Employer
Posted on 7 Nov 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A Pennsylvania appellate court held that while a psychologist may provide competent testimony in the claim petition context, if a claimant seeks to rebut competent impairment rating evaluation evidence, he or she must present evidence of similar character—i... Read More

Florida: Court Affirms JCC’s Refusal to Refer Injured Employee to Spanish-Speaking Psychologist
Posted on 6 Jun 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A divided Florida appellate court affirmed a JCC’s rejection of an injured employee’s request for referral to a Spanish-speaking psychologist as recommended by the employee’s treating physician. Agreeing that the referral to a Spanish... Read More