If I Am Injured On The Job Can I Choose The Doctor Who Treats Me?

The employer has the authority to select the health service professionals to provide care to an injured worker. However, if the employer refuses or neglects to provide services reasonable and necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effect of the injury or restore function where possible, the employee may take action by filing a Motion for Medical and/or Temporary Disability Benefits.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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