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

In Virginia, you can choose the doctor of your choice but it must be selected from a panel of three provided by the employer or insurance carrier. You may not change doctors without employer or insurance carriers permission or after a hearing by the Workers` Compensation Commission.

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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