What happens to my workers comp case if a doctor says I've reached MMI on my back but not my neck and shoulder?
1 attorney answer
It depends. Was this an IME set up by your attorney? If so, discuss this with your attorney. If this was an exam set up by the defendant/insurance carrier you really need to discuss this with an attorney to get the full details about where you are at in the claim like whether the defendant/insurance company is even accepting the neck and shoulder as part of the claim. Further, the report will go to the defendant/insurance company and not to you and the only information that matters will be what the doctor wrote in the report and not what the doctor tells you. IME doctor's tell our client's a lot of things in exams that they never put in the report/put something completely different in the report.
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