• To IME Or Not To IME: Must A Carrier Show Good Cause To Compel An Independent Medical Exam (IME) In First Party No - Fault PIP Auto Cases?
  • April 26, 2017 | Author: Jason C. Giurintano
  • Law Firm: Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP - Harrisburg Office
  • In a common scenario surrounding auto accident claims, a carrier requests that a claimant seeking first party no - fault PIP benefits undergo an IME to determine causation of injuries. This reasonably addresses the carrier’s concern that the claimant’s own physician may be somewhat biased towards the claimant in assessing the extent of the injuries.