What is a Motion to Compel Physical Examination (IME)?

In Pennsylvania workers’ compensation, Employers have a right to file a Motion to Compel a Physical Examination against an injured worker. These petitions are filed when an injured worker misses an independent medical examination scheduled by the workers’ compensation insurance carrier. Are employers entitled to have an injured worker undergo an Independent Medical Examination (IME)? As I discussed in prior blog posts here, Employers are entitled to have an injured worker undergo an independent medical examination during the pendency of…

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