Do I Have To Go To The Independent Medical Examination (IME) Requested By The Carrier?

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Yes. The carrier has the right to obtain an opinion from their own consultants on your diagnosis, the degree of disability, and the need for treatment. The carrier should give you at least two weeks’ notice to attend the appointment with their doctor and it should be in a convenient location to your home. You do have a right to videotape this examination and we recommend that you do so. Although their consultant is labeled as an independent medical examiner, he is certainly not independent because he has been hired by the carrier.

Terry Katz, Esq.

Founder of Terry Katz & Associates, a Long Island law firm specializing in workers’ compensation and social security disability for over twenty-five years.

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