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What Is An Independent Medical Evaluation?

In a Utah workers comp claim, a doctor’s opinion can be even more important than a judge’s. Doctors hold the key to opening or slamming shut the door on your claim, and insurance companies know this. When you’re hurt at work, your insurer will try to do two things to save a little money. First, […]

5 Things A Workers Comp Attorney Can Do for You

Workers comp is a system devised to compensate people who were hurt on the job without becoming tangled up in a personal injury lawsuit. Deciding whether or not you need a lawyer to navigate the workers comp process is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make on the path to getting the compensation […]

How to Choose the Best Workers Compensation Attorney in Idaho

Looking for a workers comp attorney in Idaho, but don’t know how to start? Finding an Idaho workers compensation lawyer doesn’t have to be hard—but taking the right first step is crucial. Let’s go over some of the clear indicators of a knowledgeable, dedicated workers comp attorney, and how to find the best lawyer for […]

Do You Have a Solid Workers Comp Case?

One of the most common questions we get is one you’ve probably been wondering yourself: Do I have a solid case? Basically, is pursuing a workers compensation case worth your time and energy? Is your case likely to succeed, either through a settlement or winning in court? Or are you better off biting the bullet […]

Basic Idaho Workers Comp Law

If you’ve ever tried to read any legal documents or laws, you probably wondered why they have to be worded with such complexity. Idaho’s workers comp law is no different, so let us dig in and give you the details without the headache. Idaho Workers Comp Coverage With a handful of exceptions, most employees in […]

Idaho Workers Comp FAQ

Workers compensation in Idaho can be difficult to understand, which is why Idaho workers compensation lawyers dedicate so much time to studying the law. Not every question has an easy answer that can be summarized in a few short sentences, but these are some of the most common and the most important. If you’ve been […]

Be Wary of ‘Independent’ Medical Evaluations

One of the issues with the workers comp process that really grinds my gears are these so-called ‘independent medical evaluations.’

You can probably guess what that means, and you might have gone through one yourself after a work-related injury. But if not, let me tell you what goes on at one of these ‘evaluations.’