Shawn Gooden prevailed in a hearing loss case.  Claimant filed a Petition seeking specific loss benefits for hearing loss related to his job as a police chief and fire arms instructor.  However, the evidence presented by Claimant consisting of two (2) doctors failed to establish that he suffered occupationally related hearing loss.  Specifically, one of the doctors that testified on Claimant’s behalf testified that he did not know how to reduce the Claimant’s hearing loss into percentages and the other doctor did not utilize the 4th Edition of the AMA Guides.  Accordingly, the Judge denied the Claim Petition in its entirety.

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