You need to consult with a local worker’s comp. attorney ASAP because they may not have the right to have you re-examined.
DISCLAIMER: David J. McCormick is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and this answer is being provided for informational purposes only because the laws of your jurisdiction may differ. This answer based on general legal principles and is not intended for the purpose of providing specific legal advice or opinions. Under no circumstances does this answer constitute the establishment of an attorney-client relationship.
You are about to walk into a buzz saw. It sounds like you have a denied case and the Insurance Carrier (and their attorney) are actively preparing for court to justify denying your claim. You need to talk with a lawyer as soon as possible - if you can BEFORE you attend these medical evaluations.
In a nutshell - the insurance carrier has the right to send you for medical and psychological evaluations - but they should pay you mileage before you attend. However an attorney can help you understand your rights and avoid common mistakes injured workers make when seeing these paid guns.
It also sounds like you have a hearing coming up. You need an attorney for that because, (in my experience) 70% of the work winning or losing the case is done before the hearing.
If your case is serious and supported - all attorneys representing injured workers will offer a contingent fee contract (meaning you only pay a feee if you recover). Almost all attorneys at least offer a free consultation to discuss your claim, your options, and possible outcomes.
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