If you’ve filed a workers’ comp claim, it can be difficult to know what to do next. Especially if you have been told that you can’t return to work after an injury or illness.
In workers’ compensation cases, everything rests on the opinion of your medical provider. Whether or not you receive any benefits all depends on whether the doctor says you can return to work and, if so, what restrictions you have.
Workers’ Comp Doctors
There are three types of doctors you might see after a workers’ comp claim: an authorized treating physician (selected by the insurance company), either party’s one-time expert (an independent medical examiner), and a court-appointed expert known as an expert medical advisor. Read more