Category: PA IME Doctor

March 26, 2010

>This is a judgment call. However, I generally advise clients to try the job per the IME doctor's recommendations/restrictions (or lack thereof). If you at least try a job for even one day, it...

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June 9, 2009

It is very important that all treatment gets billed on the proper forms, within 30 days, and with the corresponding medical reports. Any failure to meet the billing requirements under the Work Comp Act...

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May 19, 2009

>Yes.Or, alternatively, you can ask that the insurer provide transportation to and from the IME.If you receive a notice for an Independent Medical Exam, be sure to call an experienced workmans comp lawyer like...

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February 9, 2009

>Good article from The New York Times discussing some of the causality difficulties with occupational disease claims. Image Source: pexels/cottonbro http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/25/us/25toxic.html?_r=2&partner=rss&emc=rss

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September 29, 2008

>Yes.The insurer can have arrangements to transport you to and from the IME appointment, or alternatively, if you drive yourself, they will reimburse you for the miles. Image Source: pexels/Aleksandr Gorlov If you have...

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July 29, 2008

>Yes, very relevant.Once you file a claim, your prior medical history becomes fair game. The defense attorney has the right to obtain your prior treatment records to determine what, if any, prior similar injuries...

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April 7, 2008

>Why does an injured worker in Pennsylvania have to go to an IME doctor- that is, a doctor hired by the workers' comp insurance company? Well, because the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act allows for...

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February 8, 2008

>It depends. I know, this is a typical lawyer answer, but it's true.If your claim was denied and you are in court litigating a Claim Petition, then the more treatment, the better- generally speaking....

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February 8, 2008

One of the hardest parts of dealing with an injury is navigating through the medical bill – an extra expense on top of all the mental and physical strain. In most cases, PA workers...

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