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80.22 Use of physicians' reports as evidence.
(1) Matters stated in such report which would not be competent or material evidence if given as oral testimony shall not be competent or material as prima facie evidence if objection is made, except as corroborated by competent and material oral testimony.
Note: See s. 102.17 (1) (d) , Stats.
(2) Use of reports shall be permitted in any case in which claim for compensation is made, provided the reporting doctor is available for cross examination.
(3) An applicant shall be informed of the provisions of s.
102.17 (1) (d), Stats., and the department's rules and also that a form for reporting will be supplied to the applicant upon request.
History: 1-;2-;56 ; am. (intro. par.), (7) and (4), Register, October, 1965, No. 118 , eff. 11-;1-;65; am. Register, April, 1975, No. 232 , eff. 5-;1-;75; am. (3) and r. and recr. (6), Register, September, 1982, No. 321 , eff. 10-;1-;82; am. (intro.), Register, Septem ber, 1986, No. 369 , eff. 10-;1-;86; reprinted to restore dropped copy in (1), Register September 2005 No. 597 .