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Category Archives: Medical Care

Workers’ Compensation Tip of the Day:

In cases where the person needs in home health care, the carrier can pay a family member to do it in place of a professional caregiver. Often my seriously injured clients cannot take care of basic necessities such as: • bathing • dressing • meal preparation • driving • cleaning Many clients are surprised to …

Can Workman’s Comp Carrier Tell Me Where to Get My MRI in Phoenix, Arizona?

An issue I’ve run into quite a bit recently is that of carrier’s trying to direct injured workers to facilities of their choice for diagnostic tests such as MRI’s and doctors of their choice for EMG studies.  As I’ve posted on here several times, one of the most important and fundamental rights of an injured …

Tiebreaker IME’s in Arizona Workers Comp Cases

One issue that is frequently litigated in Arizona work injury claims is whether or not additional medical care is necessary or not and whether or not it is related to the industrial injury. Usually there is a treating doctor on the side of the applicant wanting to perform additional care and a defense medical expert …

Injured Worker’s Duty to Inform Carrier of Surgery

Something we’ve run into recently on a couple of cases that bears mentioning here is the duty that a worker injured on the job in Arizona has to notify the employer’s insurance carrier of a pending surgery at least 10 days before it takes place.  This general rule is true for any medical treatment for …

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