Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Demise of Vocational Rehabilitation Reports Post 01-01-2013

By Nicholas J. Perry  Often times as defense attorneys and claims examiners, we find ourselves in a situation where applicant’s counsel attempts to increase their client’s permanent disability percentage by obtaining a Vocational Rehabilitation Expert to show that their client is unable to compete in the open labor market or has a diminished future earning capacity. […]

Is the Combined Values Chart Rebuttable? Kite v. Athens Administrators (2013) 78 CCC 213

By A.J. Driscoll  For background, the Combined Values Chart (CVC) is a mathematical equation which has been developed for the specific purpose of combining multiple disabilities for a single date of injury. It was developed in order to compensate for the “overlap” that was caused with multiple injuries stemming from a single industrial injury. When using […]