Following Doctors Orders

Are you being told to return to work after an IME? Following doctors orders are important, but find out what to do if your primary doctor disagrees.

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Question:

Should I listen to my primary doctor over the insurance company doctor?

Answer:

A call I frequently get from my clients is about how the insurance company doctor has said that they can go back to work after an independent medical exam, but their own treating doctor has said that they’re still disabled.Following Doctors OrdersYou should listen to the advice of your own doctor. The insurance company may try to terminate or modify your benefits, in which case you need to speak with a workers’ compensation lawyer, if you don’t already have one, and find out what your rights are.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured during work and have questions about following doctors orders? Contact a Lowell workers compensation lawyer at The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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