As we discussed back in September, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania rendered an important decision for the IRE process when the Court decided the matter of M.A. Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Derry Area SD). The delegation of power by the PA legislature, as we noted, was found to be unconstitutional. We were left with several questions, the main one being whether appeal would be accepted by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
We look forward to the clarification by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and we hope that the decision rendered answers most, if not all, of our remaining questions. We will certainly report of this development when it happens.