At some point in the workers’ compensation process, your employer may ask you to take a functional capacity evaluation (FCE). A function capacity evaluation will assess your physical capabilities post-injury. If you are well enough, you may be … [Read more...] about How Functional Capacity Evaluations Affect Workers Comp Cases
What If the IME and My Physician Disagree?
In Missouri, if you hurt yourself while you are work and performing under the scope and authority of your employment duties, then you are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage that is meant … [Read more...] about What If the IME and My Physician Disagree?
Do I Have to Comply With a Request For an Independent Medical Evaluation?
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?