Are You Unhappy With Your PPI Rating?
Did you know that you don’t have to settle for the PPI rating you receive from your doctor?
If you’ve been injured on the job and are seeking workers’ compensation for your injury or injuries, your will likely be assigned to a doctor or specialist for an evaluation of your injuries. That doctor will give you a Permanent Partial Impairment (PPI) rating to help determine the amount of compensation you will receive from your employer and their insurance company.
However, if you feel the evaluation performed by the insurance-assigned physician is unfair, or does not account for all the ways the injury affects your life, you are entitled to a second opinion.
Here are some things to consider:
- Did your doctor factor in your future ability to work?
- Did your doctor consider the total cost of surgeries, medical bills, and rehabilitation costs?
- Did your doctor factor in the financial burden that a loss of income will leave you with?
- Did you doctor account for how the injury may or may not affect multiple parts of your body?
- Did you doctor account for care or assistance you may require as a result of your injury?
Don’t Settle For A Low PPI Rating – Call Wagner Reese
No matter what sort of PPI rating you receive from your physician, the work injury attorneys at Wagner Reese are who you need on your side to ensure you get the compensation you deserve as a result of your injury. The insurance companies have attorneys who fight for their bottom line; you need an attorney to fight for your rights. Don’t trust that the insurance company will work in your favor. Call us today at (888) 204-8440 to schedule a completely free consultation.