If a claimant refuses to see a doctor nominated by Comcare, the claimant's compensation can be suspended and they must go to court to argue their case. (ABC News: Emma Machan)
Lawyers concerned Comcare’s tactics are hurting injured claimants
Australian Lawyers Alliance spokesman Tim White, who has represented Commonwealth work cover claimants for 20 years, said he believed Comcare sent long-term claimants, especially those suffering from psychological injuries, to as many doctors as necessary to cancel their claim.
“IME’s are used too often, especially on longer-term claims,” Mr White said.
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