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

An injured worker has the right to the initial choice of doctor. You may not change doctors except with the approval of the Commission. An injured worker does not need to get approval to go to a different doctor for emergency treatment or if the worker or the doctor moves or if the doctor is unable to continue treating the worker.

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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