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Texas Appeals Panel Decision No. 100318 – MMI/IR

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford The Claimant sustained a compensable injury in the course and scope of his employment. DWC selected a designated doctor for MMI/IR, but not for extent. The Designated Doctor certified maximum medical improvement with a 0% impairment rating. DWC...

Arkansas: Commission Resolves Conflicting Medical Evidence Against Employee

An Arkansas appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that denied an employee additional medical benefits for continued pain management where the court said the Commission considered the medical evidence, some of which was in conflict, and gave greater...