Q: My Dr. Says no duty, The IME says lighty duty, im worried ill lose my job for not being able to stay all day.
A: This is a case where you need an attorney. Virginia has the treating physician rule. Normally, the treating doctor dictates work status. In your case the Defense Medical Examiner (DME) has said you can do light duty work. The insurer can decide to go with the DME. However, if your doctor is the treating doctor, then his or her opinion should govern. Again, that is why you need an attorney.
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