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What is an Independent Medical Examination (IME)?

In theory, the IME is a good thing. It should help the insurance company or the Workers’ Compensation Board (or the jury in a liability claim) to evaluate and value your claim. In the best case, the IME helps to: Identify the injuries suffered by the worker in the work-related accident Understand the severity of […]

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Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Your Workers’ Comp Claim in New York

If you are involved in a workplace accident, injuries that you sustain from the accident may be a headache to deal with on their own. If you have a pre-existing condition, however, it may become even more complicated. Many employers and insurance companies will try to use a pre-existing condition to deny compensation for a […]

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How to Prevent a Knee Injury

Does it seem like you constantly have knee injuries? You can hurt your knees in a myriad of ways, but injuries fall into two categories. You can get a repetitive motion injury or an acute injury. Knowing how to prevent these injuries is key to protecting your knees. Then you won’t have to see a […]

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Workers’ Compensation Doctors – How To Find The Right One For You

A Worker’s Compensation doctor will perform the needed medical assessment, care, and treatments for the workers hurt on the job. This is not one specific focus of medicine, but often a network of many doctors who have the necessary training to recognize and care for workplace injuries. Medical providers who may have the services to […]

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