They may request an IME to prove that you were not injured at all. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that employers are mandated to carry in Missouri. It’s an insurance policy that ensures that if an employee is injured while working, … [Read more...] about What Is an Independent Medical Examination?
If you don’t feel as if you are ready to return to work, you are entitled to seek the diagnosis of another specialist. Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage that is taken out by an employer to ensure that they have the means to pay for an … [Read more...] about Your Doctor Says Your Ready to Go Back to Work but You Disagree
By denying the IME, you risk losing your workers compensation claim and ending up with nothing. It is a law in the state of Missouri that all businesses or organizations with employees carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage. It’s not … [Read more...] about Do I Have to Comply With a Request For an Independent Medical Evaluation?
If the IME does not reach the same conclusion as your doctor, then you do have a right to appeal the IME’s decision. Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory coverage that an employer is legally required to have in the state of Missouri. … [Read more...] about What if You Have an IME and it Differs from Your Physician’s Diagnosis?
You have an obligation to mitigate your injuries and return to work when you are able. When you are a business owner in Missouri, it is mandatory that you carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation covers both the employer and … [Read more...] about Injured at Work? Your Responsibilities Regarding Your Claim