Peter Jarry v. Calhoun Correctional Institute and Division of Risk Management

Peter Jarry v. Calhoun Correctional Institute and Division of Risk Management the Claimant injured his shoulder, neck and back while within the course and scope of employment. The E/C authorized shoulder care and claimant underwent surgery. The Claimant filed a petition for cervical and lumbar spine evaluation with an orthopedic surgeon and the E/C denied Claimant’s request stating that no authorized provider made any recommendations for the requested evaluation. The opinions of the authorized provider who recommended neck and back evaluation were uncontroverted, admissible and accepted by the JCC. The JCC found no merit to E/C’s argument. Petition GRANTED.

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