Facts About an IME Exam In Pennsylvania Workers Comp Cases

In nearly all Pennsylvania workers compensation cases that involve litigation, the injured worker must attend an independent medical examination (IME). Often I have clients ask just what is this examination all about. Here are a few facts regarding IME exams in Pennsylvania workers compensation. 'IME' stands for 'independent medical examination', but in reality, it is an insurance evaluation examination. The examination is scheduled and paid for by the insurance carrier. IME examinations serve the purpose of providing a workers compensation…

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