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Business Interests Huddle With Lawmakers Over Protz Ruling That Removed IREs

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 1137 | 0 | 0 min read

Business groups say they are holding private conversations with Pennsylvania state lawmakers on a legislative remedy to a state Supreme Court decision that blocks impairment rating evaluations. The so-called Protz ruling removed what defense attorneys say is a powerful tool to cap employers’ exposure on long-term workers’ compensation claims. The decision was so monumental that it is triggering a “significant” interim loss cost filing scheduled to be released by Aug. 15, the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Board said. Legislation enacted in 1996 included the im...

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