We have all been there. The workers’ compensation law judge has directed the carrier to produce an Independent Medical Examination (IME) within a specified number of days. Somehow, we managed to get the report completed timely, even after many scheduling attempts, cancellations, or claimant no-shows. Then, your IME consultant failed to address the key questions.
We can try our best to have the law judge grant the carrier an opportunity to obtain an addendum, but the reality is that we run the risk of preclusion …Continue Reading