What is SIBTF?

What happens if a Workers’ Compensation injury results in more injuries? The legal profession is full of acronyms no one would remember if they didn’t work in the field. SIBTF stands for Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund, and it’s an important component of worker benefits in California. The SIBTF is an additional source of compensation […]

What is a Qualified Medical Evaluator?

What is a Qualifed Medical Evaluator, and why are they important? The State of California defines Qualified Medical Evaluators (QMEs) as “Qualified physicians who are certified by the Division of Workers’ Compensation – Medical Unit to examine injured workers to evaluate disability and write medical-legal reports.” What does this mean for workers? If a workers […]