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Synergistic Effect of Injury

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In determining the degree of Permanent Disability the medical examiner may consider the synergistic effect of applicant’s injury, any surgeries, whether further surgery would be beneficial, the effects of pain medication and the conclusion of a vocational rehabilitation expert that the applicant is not feasible for vocational retraining and has no future earning capacity, and is thus, permanently totally disabled.

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