Disability Evaluation Unit (DEU)
The Almaraz/Guzman decisions were the beginning of a series decisions that concern use of alternative impairment approaches. This session will cover DEU's approach to rating alternative ratings. Other case pertaining to alternative ratings such as Cannon, Kite, Laury, Malhotra, Borella and others will be discussion. Included will be the strengths and weaknesses are alternative ratings and insight as to when alternative ratings are allowed.
- Barry Knight, Division of Workers’ Compensation