With a Workers' Comp Injury, Can You Obtain Your Own Doctor?

In order to obtain workers’ compensation, you will need to work with a doctor who can both verify your injury and create a treatment plan that gets you back on your feet as soon as possible. In Missouri, your company has the right to choose this doctor for you. In Illinois, you may be able to choose your doctor for yourself. However, there are several rules and regulations, even within this seemingly simple step, that can complicate your claim and interfere with your compensation.

In the short video below, workers’ comp lawyer, Dan Brown, discusses these differences and why you may want to call our office before filing your claim to let us help protect you from common mistakes.

If you have been injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. Call Brown & Brown at 618-888-8888 in Missouri or 314-333-3333 in Illinois to learn how we can help. We maintain offices in St. Louis and Illinois, and serve all surrounding MO and IL communities.

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