Minnesota Independent Medical Examination (IME) Process: What You Need to Know
Minnesota Independent Medical Examination Process: What You Need to Know In Minnesota, as in many other states, one necessary part of the process for claiming wage loss benefits is the independent medical examination (IME). An IME impacts the outcome of… Read more »
The Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Workers’ Compensation in Minnesota – Part 2
Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) may be cancelled or delayed One of the most immediate impacts on pending workers’ compensation cases is that Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) and Independent Psychological Evaluations (IPEs) that have already been scheduled, are now being cancelled. Given the CDC’s… Read more »
What Should I Do If I am a Minnesota State Trooper and I am Injured in the Line of Duty?
For State Troopers who have suffered an on-duty injury, there are specific initial steps that need to be followed for purposes of complying with the Minnesota workers’ compensation rules: Immediately call 911 and/or seek emergency medical care for any serious or life… Read more »
Independent Medical Exams in PTSD Workers’ Compensation Claims
When injured employees bring a Minnesota worker’s compensation claim, insurers and employers have a right to send the employee to an independent medical exam (IME). Doctors paid by the insurance company perform the exam and therefore are not independent and very rarely find… Read more »