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

The employee has the right to make the initial selection of medical practitioner and must notify the employer of his selection prior to treatment or as soon as reasonably possible after treatment has been provided. The employee must obtain written permission from the employer or insurer before changing health care practitioners.

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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