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Doctors Support High Court Ruling on AMA Guides; Lawyer Sees Potential Upside in Decision

By William Rabb (Reporter)

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | 476 | 0 | 49 min read

The largest doctors' group in Kansas said it is much in favor of a state Supreme Court ruling that greenlights the continued use of the sixth edition of the American Medical Associations’ Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. And a claimants' attorney involved with the case said he isn't so bothered by the ruling, either. Those were some of the opinions offered after the Jan. 8 decision in Howard Johnson III v. U.S. Food Service and American Zurich Insurance. The high court overturned an appeals court ruling that mandated the use of the fourth edition because be...

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