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4 Things Your Doctor Will Want to Know After a Work-Related Orthopedic Injury

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Here are four essential things the IME doctor will typically want to know after a work-related orthopedic injury. After suffering a work-related orthopedic injury, your employer’s insurer may request that you undergo an independent medical examination (IME) with their doctor. This is usually a one-time exam meant to help the insurer determine the nature and … Read more

Updated: December 7, 2021

“Can My Employer Attend My Workers Comp Medical Appointments?”

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In Missouri, your employer generally has no legal right to attend your workers’ comp medical appointments — even if they’re a qualified medical practitioner. Still, it’s not uncommon for an employer to insist on being present during workers’ comp medical appointments. Why would an employer want to attend an employee’s comp medical appointment? Here’s why: … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing With Your Employer’s Workers’ Comp Doctor

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Here are 4 common mistakes you should avoid when dealing with your employer’s workers’ comp doctor after a St. Louis work injury. Work-related injuries can be traumatizing. They not only cause physical and emotional pain but can also leave you with high medical bills and sometimes lost wages. While you may be entitled to compensation … Read more

Updated: July 13, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Seek Medical Attention After a Work-Related Accident

If you have been injured on the job it’s very important that you seek prompt medical attention. Here’s why. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average rate of work-related injuries is 2.8 per 100 full-time workers. With such staggering figures, it’s certainly possible that you may be injured on the job at some … Read more

Updated: May 21, 2021

7 Things Your Workers Compensation Doctor Will Want to Know

After being injured at work, one of the most important parts of the claim process is seeing a doctor. As part of a neutral evaluation, you will be able to choose your doctor from a list that is generally provided by your employer. Here are 7 things that you will need to talk about with … Read more

Updated: January 11, 2021

What to Do if Workers Compensation Denies Your Surgery

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In some cases, the insurance company may deny certain procedures or treatments after a work-related injury. Worker’s compensation is supposed to cover all medical costs that relate to your work injury or illness. However, in some cases, the insurance company may deny certain procedures or treatments. Can they do that? What would be the reason? … Read more

Updated: September 28, 2020