In this episode, “Evaluating Cases for Permanency Exposure,” Greg Lois leads a discussion and answers questions on evaluating claims for permanency exposure in New York. We will focus on the recent case law and practical advice on how to minimize the employer’s exposure in Loss of Wage Earning Capacity awards.
Greg discusses the following:
- Definition of “Loss of Wage Earning Capacity,” including what classes of injuries may qualify for this type of award.
- Overview of how awards are calculated.
- The use of IMEs and Disability Duration Guidelines to challenge impairment ratings in LWEC awards.
- Answers to common Loss of Wage Earning Capacity questions.
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