The IME is an important and effective tool in the management of Workers' Compensation and Auto
Many times it is the only means available to accurately assess extent of injury and disability.
It is a useful tool in evaluating reserves and ultimate financial impact.
The Workers' Compensation Law provides for "adjustments" to indemnity benefits based
on the medical evaluation of extent of disability. When faced with an ongoing temporary total
disability claim, an IME evaluation finding of mild, moderate or marked can allow you the
documentation and evidence you need to "adjust" the indemnity benefit to its appropriate
Please feel free to contact us for more information.
- All controverted cases after claimant has submitted medical.
- When surgery is being requested by attending physician.
- When temporary total disability exceeds 8 weeks.
- When permanency is being alleged.