Federal workers’ compensation attorney Alan J. Shapiro has 28 federal workers’ compensation keys to the kingdom.
Independent Medical Examinations
OWCP has the obligation to provide independent medical exams. Second Opinion Exams are conducted by an outside contractor. OWCP contends that it has no control over these exams. Third opinion exams are conducted by OWCP itself. The physician must be selected in accordance with Chapter 3.500.4 (b)(1).