James Bucilla successfully defends a petition to review

    Successfully defended a Petition to Review, challenging a Notice of Change of Workers’ Compensation Disability Status filed upon receipt of a less than 50 percent impairment rating evaluation performed under the 6th Edition to the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.  Successfully argued the ‘automatic’ change of status should stand after a new impairment rating, also under a 50 percent whole body impairment, had been obtained under the 4th Edition of the Guides in light of Protz v. WCAB (Derry Area Sch. Dist.), 124 A.3d 406 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2015). Protz is presently pending on appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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