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  1. #1
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    Question WPI and Disability Rating

    wpi rating was 35% lawyer says actual disability rated at 42% does that make sense?

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    Default Re: Aa and Wpi

    yes.
    an impairment rating is not a disability rating:
    http://www.workerscompensationinsura...ad.php?t=40244

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    Default Re: Aa and Wpi

    The specific answer to your quesiton is here http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/FactSheets/FactSheet_D.pdf at the top of page two.

    Also note, "A representative from the Disability Evaluation Unit (DEU) may help in calculating your rating ". DEU rating is not mandatory.

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