WHAT IS AN IME AND CAN IT AFFECT YOUR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS?
Allentown, PA – Workers’ Compensation Benefits Alert
Chances are if you are claiming workers’ compensation benefits you may have you heard of an IME. An IME, Independent Medical Evaluation, is an examination that is scheduled by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier for your Employer when you are filing a Claim for work injury benefits, or if you have been on workers’ compensation for at least 6 months. The Insurance Carrier has the right to have you attend an IME 1 time every 6 months to assess your condition and capability to return to work. Read More
If you have suffered a work-related injury and your employer’s insurance company denies your claim, your employer won’t cooperate with you in completing an Injury Report, or neither one will return your phone calls, you need to contact an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to file the appropriate Petition(s) on your behalf and fight to get you all of the benefits you deserve. Read More
On September 20, 2011, an extremely important and informative Symposium co-sponsored by Princeton Brain and Spine Care, Bucks County Recreation Council, and the Bucks County Sports Commission featuring a panel of doctors, athletic directors, and helmet manufacturers was presented. Read More
Labor Day is celebrated the first Monday in September. It is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the economic and social achievements of American workers. It is a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Read More
From November 16-18, 2011, the Marcellus Summit 2011 will take place at the Penn Stater located in State College “Happy Valley”, PA. The Summit will address real issues and offer balanced perspectives on numerous issues relating to shale gas development.
For more information or to register click: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/natural-gas/index.html
There are 1000s of warehouses across PA, and no matter what they house, injuries routinely occur. These can be slip, trip, and fall injuries at the same level or elevated levels. Also common are forklift and similar equipment injuries, as well as lifting injuries. Workers Compensation Attorney Paula Robinson is familiar with these types of injuries. She understands and delivers the results you and your family need. Some injuries can even be fatal. Often times these injuries need immediate attention, and follow-up treatment.
A wide variety of injuries can take place in a manufacturing plant, from repetitive trauma injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, crush injuries from heavy machinery, chemical burns and scarring from explosions, and even psychological injuries. Robinson Law has experience with all of these types of injuries, and can help you on the path to recovery and getting the maximum benefits for you and your family.
It is very common for these care givers to suffer upper and lower extremity injuries, including back injuries from physically assisting patients in movements, for example, from beds to chairs or wheelchairs to x-ray tables. Workers Compensation Lawyer Paula Robinson can help ensure that the proper diagnoses are recognized by the insurance companies, so that proper treatment can be given.