Keavy v O'Brien

CourtCircuit Court
Judgment Date01 January 1939
Date01 January 1939
(Cir. Ct.),

-Fee - Medical examination of workman by employer's doctor -Presence of workman's doctor - Demand that employer pay workman's doctor's fee - Refusal to submit to medical examination unless such fee be paid by employer - Suspension of right to compensation - Workmen's Compensation Act, 1934, s. 33 (1).

A workman is not entitled to insist on his employer paying a fee for the attendance of his own doctor as a condition of his submitting himself to a medical examination by his employer's doctor. So held by Judge Sealy on an application for an order suspending the workman's right...

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