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It's what you know (that isn't so) that gets you in trouble

Robert Aurbach

The American Medical Association's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment were never intended for the just and fair determination of the impact of an injury on a particular person

There's been some attention lately to the various versions of the American Medical Association's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment and a lot of misinformation that has been confusing what should be a fairly simple issue. Some jurisdictions use some "Edition" of the Guides (there are 6, with the latest released at the end of 2007) to calculate the payout for injury, and some use it for the gateway to common...

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