Skip to Content


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 173         FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1721

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

William C. Galvin, (BY REQUEST)

_______________

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to impartial medical examinations .

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Andrea Goldstein

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 173        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1721

By Mr. Galvin of Canton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1721) of Andrea Goldstein relative to workers' compensation medical examinations.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1395 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

_______________

 

An Act relative to impartial medical examinations .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.   The 3rd paragraph of subsection (2) of section 11 A of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the 1st sentence, the following sentences:-  The claimant or employee shall have the right to record or videotape the examination process at his own expense, to choose the particular method of recording or videotaping and shall be permitted to introduce same into evidence at the hearing.  The claimant shall be advised of these rights by the department or its representative in writing.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Error