Legal Question in Workers Comp in Illinois

can a Doctor who is examining you for a workmans comp. case refuse to allow you to have someone else in the exam room with you?

Asked on 11/06/13, 1:32 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mike Helfand

I assume you are talking about an IME doctor. There is no law on that. That said, I've never heard of a doctor not allowing that. Much more common for them to refuse you to record the exam. I would talk to your lawyer to solve this problem. Let us know if you need help.

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Answered on 11/06/13, 1:40 pm

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