Is the Phrase “Independent Medical Exam” an Oxymoron?

Two personal injury lawyers, Patrick A. Trudell and Ronald V. Miller share their thoughts about cross-examining Independent Medical Examination doctors on their respective blogs – Seattle Zen Legal Blog and Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog respectively. While Mr. Miller lists “random thoughts” about cross of the IME – found here, Mr. Trudell provides an outline that he used in a rear end collision case – found here.