In this video, Attorney Greg Lois explores the methods and tactics to consider when choosing either an Independent Medical Evaluation or records review in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on September 21, 2020.
In this video, Greg talks about what is changing now, such as:
- The differences between an IME and a records review;
- How the relevant rules (WCL Section 137 and 12 NYCRR 300.2 impact the decision of record review or IME;
- The pros and cons of IME versus records review; and
- Why records reviews may be preferable when defending COVID-19 claims.
About the Host, Greg Lois
Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers’ compensation, and civil claims.
About the New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series
The New York presentations are offered every month on the THIRD MONDAY in two sessions: 12:00 PM EST and 3:00 PM EST. The course outlines and materials presented are the same in both sessions – the only difference is the time. Register here:
Archive of prior presentations is here
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