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Superior Court confirms IAB’s termination of total disability benefits and rejects argument that IAB “precedent” requires a DME doctor to examine a claimant following a subsequent, intervening event in order to offer an opinion on work capabilities.

Mr. Hooten injured his neck in a compensable work accident in December 2020. In late 2021, the employer filed a petition to terminate ongoing total disability benefits based on the opinions of Dr. Gelman. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 27, No.