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Webinar: Effective Use of Expert Witnesses and IMEs in New Jersey

Title: “Effective Use of Expert Witnesses and Independent Medical Evaluations in New Jersey”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on practical aspects and legal procedure for obtaining an expert opinion in a New Jersey workers’ compensation claim.

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

Webinar: Getting the Most from your IMEs in New York

Title: “Getting the Most from your Independent Medical Evaluations in New York.”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on practical aspects and legal procedure for obtaining an expert opinion in a New York workers’ compensation claim.

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

Video: Getting the Most from Your IMEs in New York

This is the video from our October 15, 2018 live webinar presented by Tashia Rasul and Greg Lois. At the end of the presentation, attendees will have a better understanding of the use of independent medical evaluators, how to choose an examiner, and how best to prepare your IME doctor to provide you with the best report for your case.

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Webinar: Getting the Most from your IMEs in New Jersey

Title: “IMEs in New Jersey (Independent Medical Evaluations).”

Attorneys Joe Jones and Karen Vincent lead a presentation and discussion on using IMEs in New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.

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The presentation is in two parts: first, a fifteen-minute introduction to a specific topic in New Jersey workers’ compensation (focusing on practical claims-handling), and then an open “question and answer session” (Q&A is not limited to the topic). These webinars are perfect for your team members who need state-specific training or a refresher course for these jurisdictions. Participants can join by computer or can call in and listen on the conference line (no computer needed).

Webinar: Independent Medical Examinations in New York Workers’ Compensation cases – A Defense Perspective

Title: “Getting the Most From Your IMEs in New York.” (Independent Medical Evaluations)

Attorneys Tim Kane and Nicholas Minerva lead a presentation and discussion on the use of Independent Medical Examiners (IMEs) in New York workers’ compensation claims.

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Q & A session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

The Independent Medical Evaluation (IME): Practical Considerations

The successful defense of Workers’ Compensation claims in the state of New York requires practitioners to utilize a myriad of different skills, strategies and legal tools. One of the most important elements of any successful claim defense will require the production of one or more Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) throughout the pendency of the claim.

The IME is a medical examination arranged and scheduled by the carrier or self-insured as a means to obtain a medical opinion with regard to the claimant’s degree of disability, permanent impairment, ability to work, and/or the medical necessity of a requested medical treatment. Such opinions will be critical to rebut or challenge the findings contained in the medical reports submitted by the claimant’s treating doctors. Although not common, claimant’s can also obtain IMEs and it is becoming more commonplace in New York for claimant’s to obtain an IME opinion for a Schedule Loss of Use opinion at permanency.

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