If you’ve been seriously injured at work, you may need an independent medical exam (IME) to determine your worker’s compensation benefits. If you have an IME coming up, don’t worry. Here are five ways to prepare:
Talk to your attorneyYour Queens worker’s compensation disability attorney is the most valuable asset you have in navigating your worker’s comp claim. Your lawyer can help you use your independent medical exam to your advantage. He may advise you to emphasize a particular aspect of your injury or give you tips concerning your specific examiner.
Bring a witness
Your attorney may ask you to bring a witness to your IME. A witness can be useful if you have concerns about the fairness of the exam. If you decide to bring a witness, ask a trusted friend or family member to come along to the appointment. You may ask the witness to...