Tag Overlap Between Injuries

Tag Overlap Between Injuries

Burden Of Proof Regarding Overlap Between Injuries

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In Regards To Burden Of Proof Regarding Overlap Between Injuries

The defendant bears the burden of proving the extent of overlap, if any, between the prior and current permanent disability. It is the defendant’s burden to establish the existence of a prior award and to establish the extent of overlap between that prior award and applicant’s current permanent disability.