What happens when…
- An employee sustains a workplace injury, but the severity of the condition doesn’t seem to fit the mechanism of injury?
- An injured employee is referred for a surgical consultation, but the adjuster suspects that causality does not exist?
- The workers’ comp case is about to be reviewed in a legal hearing to determine the level of disability or impairment?
Each of these factors existed on one workers’ compensation claim, where a man had sustained an injury while lifting material at his job.
This incident allegedly led to carpal tunnel syndrome, and the injured worker was referred for potential hand surgery to help alleviate his pain. Download our complimentary case study to find out how a Genex Independent Medical Examination (IME) determined the true cause of this injured employee’s complaints and saved the employer and payer thousands of dollars in medical, indemnity, and disability costs.