IME docs can be sued for malpractice

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that an doctor who is hired to do a so-called indepedent medical examination of a plaintiff in a lawsuit can be sued for injuries he allegedly caused during the examination. This brings Virginia in line with every state that has considered the issue. A synopsis and the full opinion are available by following this link.

 

Ben Glass
Ben Glass is a nationally recognized Virginia injury, medical malpractice, and long-term disability attorney
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