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Insurance Company Is Sending Me For “IME”

If you have an Idaho workers compensation claim, you may be required to attend an “IME,” or Independent Medical Evaluation. The purpose of the exam is for the insurance company to have a doctor hired by them assess how you are doing, whether you need more medical treatment, whether you have an impairment rating and… Read More »

Truck Accidents on the Rise

Since 2009, according to AllGov.com, accidents involving trucks has steadily increased. From 2009-2013, roadside fatalities resulting from truck accidents increased by 17 percent. In 2013, 3,964 people died on the highway in accidents involving trucks. The trucking industry wants to allow drivers to work 82 hours a week instead of the current 70 hour week. They also… Read More »

Cash Settlement in Idaho Workers Compensation

In Idaho, if you have been injured on-the-job, you may be entitled to a settlement of lump sum cash at the end of your case. If your case has been accepted and benefits have been paid, you may be evaluated for an impairment rating by the insurance company. If the insurance company thinks you may… Read More »

An Impairment Rating – Can I get my Own?

In Idaho, folks who are hurt on the job often get the medical care they need and return to work successfully. However, there are occasions when injured workers do not fully recover and continue to suffer from injuries. Those workers may qualify for a permanent partial impairment rating. Generally, workers compensation insurance carriers in Idaho… Read More »

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