Hi, I probably need someone familiar with the AMA Impairment Guidelines Fifth Edition...if you are great, if not thanks for letting me know how Just Answer can get me to the appropriate expert for my question.
The workers compensation carrier has determined my prostate cancer and subsequent removal is work related 100%.
I do have other work related workers compensation issues. A right knee and heart/cardio were settled in 2002. They both have open medical. I have a hand injury that was settled and has open medical. I currently have three cases pending with workers comp. My prostate, just awaiting the AME report, which will give a rating, a cummulative back injury and a right shoulder injury which are being negotiated with workers comp carrier, the City attorney and my attorney.
My question just involves the prostate. One year after surgery there are still ED and incontinence issues. I know these are factored in when using the AMA Guidelines.
Thanks for letting me know if you can come to a whole body impairment rating for the prostate and associated factors and what that percentage figure monetarily worth....again I live in CA.
I will give you higher rating for your honesty, but I want to know how to lower my payment. In the end my question was not able to be answered on Just Answer. I am willing to give you something for your time, but not the full amount I would have paid should I have gotten an impairment rating figure. Thanks for letting me know how I lower my payment with Just Answer.