Tag: Injury

Independent Medical Examinations

| by Heather Duncan, Esq.

Medical examinations under the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) sections 2032.010-2032.650 are commonly referred to as “Independent Medical Examinations” or IMEs.

CCP §2032.220 allows any personal injury defendant to make a demand for an IME on the plaintiff, provided that the examination does not include any test or procedure that is painful, protracted or intrusive and the examination is located within 75 miles of the residence of the examinee.  

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Why We Have to Work Together

| by Barry Harris Hinden, Esq.

There may be an opportunity for disability discrimination (employment lawyers), personal injury, and workers’ compensation attorneys to benefit through cooperation.  Many workers’ compensation claims overlap with employment discrimination cases.  Likewise, many workers’ compensation claims involve personal injury, products liability, premises liability, and/or construction site injury claims.

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