“IME” BASICS – THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMS UNDER THE NYS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW

“I received a notice to see an Independent Medical Examiner – now what?”

 

The Workers’ Compensation Law gives the employer or insurance company the right to have you examined by their doctor, which they call an “independent medical examiner” or “IME.”  Of course, there’s nothing “independent” about it – this is a doctor hired and paid by the insurance company to prepare a report that will help it defend your claim…

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