Q: During an IME DOES THE DOCTOR HAVE A RIGHT TO THE WITNESS NOTES
Witness for injured person
Great question. No, the IME doctor is there to do an exam and send their report to the workers
comp. insurance. That's it. You have the right to have a witness with you. The doctor has no right to see what the witness writes down. Whether those notes would be admissible in evidence is another matter and I would be concerned about hearsay, but the direct answer to your questions is no, the doctor has no right to see the notes.
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