Determining Whether an Injured Employee is Malingering by Getting a Psychiatric IME
By: Ron L Hilley II
Employers and insurers often deal with claims in which it seems
the injured employee is exaggerating his or her symptoms, particularly when
there is no objective testing that can explain the levels of reported
pain. At this year’s workers’ compensation seminar, psychiatrist Dr.
Matthew Norman discussed the difference between the medical terms “malingering”
and “conversion” within […]