About Independent Medical Examinations

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About Independent Medical Examinations

Postby Webmaster » February 25th, 2005, 4:40 pm

By Attorney James A. Pitts
Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Knurr, S.C.
6800 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 085600
Racine, WI 53408-5600

X. Independent Medical Examinations

Whenever any person puts his or her mental or physical condition at issue in any case in which compensation is sought, the insurance company or other responsible party defending the case has a right to have a physician of its own choice examine the claimant. The logic of this general rule cannot be questioned. The manner in which so-called "independent medical examinations" are carried out is often fraught with controversy. If the claimant is not properly prepared for what lies ahead, the claim can be lost or seriously damaged.

Read this informative article at http://www.injuredworker.org/Library/IM ... ations.htm or http://my.execpc.com/~japitts/ten.htm
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