What Is An Independent Medical Examination (IME)?
The independent medical examination (IME) is really a defense medical examination. The workers’ compensation insurance company will ask that you be examined during an independent medical examination any time you have a work injury. The doctor can ask you questions, have you complete an information sheet or questionnaire, and of course perform a physical examination. […]
How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?
What Is Workers’ Compensation? PA workers compensation is a government-mandated program requiring employers to purchase insurance coverage to provide benefits, including lost wages and medical care costs, to employees who become ill or injured on the job. In exchange, employers cannot be sued by their injured workers in personal injury lawsuits. Each state has its […]
Growing Up Working In PA Workers’ Compensation
When I started in workers’ comp., I was 23 years old and I had only a vague idea of what it was. I was a recent college graduate with a degree in criminal justice and no idea what to do with it. All I knew is that I wanted to help people. After my first […]