How Functional Capacity Evaluations Affect Workers Comp Cases

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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 able to come back to work. Even if you are not, the result can help you and … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

What If the IME and My Physician Disagree?

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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 to cover an employee in the event that they are hurt while working. There are very specific … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2018

Do I Have to Comply With a Request For an Independent Medical Evaluation?

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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 just used to cover an injured employee if they are hurt, it also ensures that one … Read more

Updated: February 20, 2024