I am often asked What is an IME? An IME is an independent medical evaluation. It’s an evaluation (also referenced as an examination) by the employer and the insurer’s medical expert to assess your injuries.
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 »
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 »
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 »