Workers Compensation: SIMPSON V. FRANKLIN INS. AGENCY, INC. (COA 9/21/2007)

SIMPSON V. FRANKLIN INS. AGENCY, INC.
WORKERS COMPENSATION:  EVIDENCE

2007-CA-000578
PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING  IN PART, REVERSING IN PART, AND REMANDING
PANEL:  HOWARD, PRESIDING; ACREE, LAMBERT CONCUR
WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD
DATE RENDERED: 09/21/2007

Evidence:  The ALJ may not disregard uncontradicted medical evidence.  He may reject uncontradicted medical evidence, but only if he states a sufficient basis for doing so.  The COA remanded for further findings as to why the ALJ rejected certain uncontradicted evidence, and affirmed where there was some evidence to support the ALJ’s findings.

 

Peter J. Naake

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