Insurance company requesting second opinion in workers' compensation claim.

A workers' compensation carrier in Georgia can send an injured worker for a number of second opinions. As long as their request for a second opinion is reasonable, the injured worker must attend the appointment. Unfortunately, the workers' comp carrier is only required to pay for one second opinion with a doctor of the injured worker's choosing. If you have questions about a second opinion pertaining to your Georgia work injury claim, contact workers' compensation lawyer Brian H. Sumrall at (404) 857-3835 or visit

Also, click here for additional information regarding Independant Medical Evaluations (IME's) and other common workers' compensation terms.

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