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Texas Appeals Panel Decision 100536 – Impairment Rating (IR)

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The Designated Doctor (DD) diagnosed a cervical sprain/strain and certified maximum medical improvement (MMI). At the Contested Case Hearing (CCH), the parties stipulated the injury extended to and included a disc herniation at C4-5. The Appeals...

Texas: SORM v Rodriguez 08-10-00278

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case addresses when a DWC-69 is required after a change in an impairment rating (IR) due to a mathematical error. State Office of Risk Mgmt. v. Rodriguez , 2011 Tex. App. LEXIS 6839 (Tex. App. El Paso Aug. 26, 2011) . The Appeals Panel...

Texas: SORM v Rodriguez 08-10-00278

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case addresses when a DWC-69 is required after a change in an impairment rating (IR) due to a mathematical error. State Office of Risk Mgmt. v. Rodriguez , 2011 Tex. App. LEXIS 6839 (Tex. App. El Paso Aug. 26, 2011) . The Appeals Panel...