Monthly Archives: April 2014

Impairment Ratings Under The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act- IRE Doctor Must Have An Active Clinical Practice Of At Least 20 Hours Per Week

In a great Decision by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in Verizon Pennsylvania, Inc. v. WCAB (Ketterer), No 1188 CD 2013, the notion that an impairment rating physician must have at least 20 hours of clinical practice per week was affirmed. The insurer in this case tried to modify Claimant’s benefits based on an IRE […]