20 CFR 702.403 - Employee's right to choose physician; limitations

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  • Jones v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc., BRB 16-0690
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • July 29, 2021
    ...physician authorized by the Secretary to provide medical care under this chapter as hereinafter provided." 33 U.S.C. §907(b); see also 20 C.F.R. §702.403.[5] An employee's initial choice of physician plays a vital role in developing a claim with lasting implications for the treatment of his......
  • Carroll v. Virginia International Terminals, BRB 17-0368
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • January 8, 2018
    ...pursuant to Lynch. Decision and Order at 18. This finding accords with law. 33 U.S.C. §907; Lynch, 39 BRBS 29; Maguire, 25 BRBS 299; 20 C.F.R. §§702.403, 702.406, 702.421. The administrative law judge also rationally rejected employer's alternative argument that claimant had accepted the re......
  • McBride v.Halter Marine, Inc., BRB 99-0852
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • January 10, 2001
    ...incurred had the treatment been provided locally. See Schoen, 30 BRBS at 114-115; Welch v. Pennzoil Co., 23 BRBS 395, 401 n.3 (1990); 20 C.F.R. §702.403. In the present case, as the administrative law judge's finding that competent medical care was available to claimant locally is supported......
  • L.W. v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc., BRB 08-0497
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • March 27, 2009
    ...2005, injury does not constitute a request for a change in physician pursuant to Section 7(c)(2) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. §907(c)(2). See 20 C.F.R. §§702.403, 702.406. On remand, therefore, the administrative law judge must specifically determine whether employer refused or neglected claimant'......
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15 cases
  • Jones v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc., BRB 16-0690
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • July 29, 2021
    ...physician authorized by the Secretary to provide medical care under this chapter as hereinafter provided." 33 U.S.C. §907(b); see also 20 C.F.R. §702.403.[5] An employee's initial choice of physician plays a vital role in developing a claim with lasting implications for the treatment of his......
  • Carroll v. Virginia International Terminals, BRB 17-0368
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • January 8, 2018
    ...pursuant to Lynch. Decision and Order at 18. This finding accords with law. 33 U.S.C. §907; Lynch, 39 BRBS 29; Maguire, 25 BRBS 299; 20 C.F.R. §§702.403, 702.406, 702.421. The administrative law judge also rationally rejected employer's alternative argument that claimant had accepted the re......
  • McBride v.Halter Marine, Inc., BRB 99-0852
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • January 10, 2001
    ...incurred had the treatment been provided locally. See Schoen, 30 BRBS at 114-115; Welch v. Pennzoil Co., 23 BRBS 395, 401 n.3 (1990); 20 C.F.R. §702.403. In the present case, as the administrative law judge's finding that competent medical care was available to claimant locally is supported......
  • L.W. v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc., BRB 08-0497
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Longshore Complaints
    • March 27, 2009
    ...2005, injury does not constitute a request for a change in physician pursuant to Section 7(c)(2) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. §907(c)(2). See 20 C.F.R. §§702.403, 702.406. On remand, therefore, the administrative law judge must specifically determine whether employer refused or neglected claimant'......
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