No competent or substantial evidence to support that employer/carrier only accepted the aggravation; therefore, they waived the ability to deny compensability. As such, the apportionment defense also fails, and full permanent impairment benefits were owed

The claimant appealed the Judge of Compensation Claims’ order, which apportioned impairment benefits and future medical treatment. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggi

The Appellate Division affirms dismissal of petitioner’s occupational exposure claims as being time-barred based on an assessment of the credibility of petitioner’s own testimony and petitioner’s reliance on the “net opinion” of his medical expert.

This Appellate Division decision addresses proof issues as to the statue of limitations in the context of occupational exposure claims. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggi