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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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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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6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing a Workers’ Compensation Doctor

After a workers’ compensation accident, you may need to find the right worker’s comp doctor in New York to assess, diagnose, and create a medical treatment plan for your injuries. Finding the right workers’ compensation doctor to help you recover can present several challenges and pitfalls, which may harm your claim. Consider some of the […]

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