A fresh approach to MVA claims management focusing on diagnosis, objective impairment, and appropriate treatment for cost-effective resolution.
A new concept for disability medical assessments: timely, objective evaluations by medical specialists to optimize claims management.
Unique tools to assess all aspects of occupational health and fitness to work, including acute injury, RTW planning, insurance carrier disputes and addictions.
For 20 years our medical experts have been providing IMEs for defense and plaintiff lawyers, determining causation, evidence based impairments, and prognosis.
What people are saying about western medical:
For a number of years I have used the services of Western Medical to great effect in my management of disability claims. I have always found their experts to evidence based, and their reports delivered in a timely fashion. The company has an exceptional senior management team that is readily available for any follow up issues. I have particularly enjoyed my conversations with their Medical Director, Dr Roger Hodkinson, who provides indispensable value-added advice.
Shawna Felesky, CRTWC Disability Management Consultant Edmonton Police Service Former Sun Life
When MVA claims need unbiased medical input, the services of Western Medical give us comfort that we are making supportable management decisions. Over time I have found the relationship to be most dependable, and their professional ethics are beyond question. I can recommend their services without hesitation.
Patrick O'Hara Claims Manager Millennium Insurance
Premier Research & Consulting Inc. specializes in the review of Workers' Compensation claims to ensure that employer responsibility is minimized. Over the past 6 years we are proud to have partnered with Western MedicalAssessments for the purpose of obtaining expert medical evaluations and testimony. Our needs are very specific and are met with professionalism in all aspects of disability related issues. The reporting is thorough and in many cases provides additional insight used to overturn previous decisions providing tremendous benefit to our clients. We highly recommend Western Medical for any disability related issue requiring an Independent Medical Examination."
Rene Vandendooren President Premier Research & Consulting Inc.
Western Medical Assessments (WMA) provides expert medical assessment services to insurance companies, lawyers (both defense and plaintiff) and employers. Our reputation as one of Canada’s most respected disability assessment companies is premised on our trusted network of thousands of clinical experts — mostly specialists — across all medical disciplines (physical and psychological). We’ve been entrusted to complete 63,000 independent medical examinations (IMEs) as our clients appreciate our medical direction, evidence-based medical opinions and complete independence from any ethical conflicts of interest.