7 Things You Should Ask at Your Independent Medical Examination

Everyone who helps employers manage their workers’ compensation claims is aware of the importance of an independent medical examination (“IME”).  Before I get to the 7 things you should make sure the examining physician addresses, let’s think about what you should be looking for from an IME.  First and foremost, you should be looking for … Continue reading 7 Things You Should Ask at Your Independent Medical Examination

Three Examples of How Employer-Sponsored Medical Examinations Can Get You in Trouble

Following time off to recover from a work-related injury (or from a non-work related medical condition) many employers require a fitness for duty examination before allowing employees to return to their former positions of employment. There are many good reasons for having such a policy. However, as we’ve discussed before, employers need to be mindful … Continue reading Three Examples of How Employer-Sponsored Medical Examinations Can Get You in Trouble