Written by attorney John Philip Stennett

Court Finds That a Formal Functional Capacity Evaluation is Compelling Evidence of Disability

An insurance company's "paper review" doctor cannot dismiss the findings of a functional capacity evaluation (FCE) as merely subjective and thus insufficient evidence of disability.

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The court’s opinion can be found at Fritch v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co., 2017 U.S. Dist. Lexis 201141.

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