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Supreme Court Denies Review of Decision Limiting Challenges to Use of AMA Guides

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 1986 | 0 | 8 min read

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court will not review a decision that restricts the number of claimants who can challenge their disability ratings under a separate decision that found the state's automatic adoption of the latest edition of the American Medical Association Guides unconstitutional. Pursuant to the Commonwealth Court's decision in Winchilla v. WCAB (Nexstar Broadcasting), claimants who hadn't challenged the use of the fifth- or sixth-edition guides at their independent rating examinations aren't going to be able to use the court's ruling in Pro...

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