Tag DFCE

Tag DFCE

Diminished Future Earning Capacity

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To rebut a PDRS rating by showing a higher DFEC the employee must establish that his diminished future earnings are directly attributable to the employee’s work related injury, and not due to nonindustrial factors such as general economic conditions, illiteracy, proficiency in speaking English, or an employee’s lack of education. Ogilvie III 197 Cal. App. 4th p. 1275.