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Monthly Archives: August 2022

Steps to Prevent and Combat a Poorly Written Medical-Legal Report

August 23, 2022 The WCAB must ground its decisions in substantial evidence. We practitioners must review medical-legal reports and any doctor’s depositions to ensure the medical record, when read as a whole, constitutes substantial evidence. If a review of the report and the entire record suggests that a judge cannot reasonably support a determination, then it is the practitioner’s role to develop and execute the strategy to remedy the issue. Preparing for a Successful Medical-Legal Evaluation A successful medical-legal evaluation […]