EP310 – Are Independent Medical Examinations Really Independent?
If you’re a plaintiff attorney, you might want to consider these examinations Defense Medical Examinations, because by definition, the defense is requesting them for a reason. Should you always fight IMEs or can they actually help your case? What strategies can you use to protect our client’s interests if an IME is requested? Today’s discussion may make you look at IMEs as a tool you can use on your client’s behalf, rather than a knee jerk “no way” request.
Amy Collignon Gunn
Injury & Medical Malpractice Attorney
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Erica Blume Slater
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As a compassionate and dedicated personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability lawyer, Erica Blume Slater provides legal representation to clients throughout the United States from our office in St. Louis. She advocates for those who have been injured or lost a loved one due to dangerous products, medical malpractice, and vehicle accidents.
Elizabeth S. Lenivy
Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, and Personal Injury Attorney
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Mary Simon is a devoted advocate of the injured, particularly those suffering from serious injuries related to product liability and medical malpractice lawsuits. Compassionate in her approach and relentless in her determination, she is committed to helping those who’ve been harmed by third party negligence.
Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury & Class Action Attorney
As a dedicated and passionate advocate, Elizabeth always goes the extra mile to ensure that her clients obtain the best possible results. She has dedicated her practice to holding individuals, companies, and corporations accountable for the damage they cause. Elizabeth’s clients come to her during the most difficult times of their lives and she takes every effort to help them find the answers and resolutions they need when it matters the most.