Investigating and Handling Suspect Claims

A. Goal

No Surprises to Counsel, or from Counsel.

B. Referral Letter

Should contain facts of temporary total, average weekly wage, medical conditions, issues, anything that causes you concern. Should inform counsel if hearing requested or scheduled, and whether independent medical examination has been requested. Should include names of witnesses and copies of records that may be useful at hearing.

C. File Organization

How would you want to see file?
– Hearing notice
– Legals
– Medical authorizations
– Investigation

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