Independent Medical Examination and Workers’ Comp

What is an Independent Medical Examination and How Will It Affect My Workers’ Compensation Case? If there is a dispute about your medical condition in your workers’ comp case, the insurance company may ask you to undergo an independent medical examination (IME) by a doctor of its choosing. IME doctors provide reports that carry legal…

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Changing Doctors in Your Workers’ Compensation Case

When you’re recovering from a work injury, it is important to have a good relationship with your treating doctor.   Your doctor will not only provide important medical treatment but will also refer you to specialists, set your work restrictions, and decide whether you have a permanent disability. If your treating doctor does not support…

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Can You Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation insurance may not be your only recourse for a workplace injury.   If you’ve been injured in the workplace, you’ve probably been told that the only compensation you can receive will come from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Although this is the general rule, there are many exceptions – situations in which you may…

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