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Our medical specialists provide an accurate assessment of a person’s function – through an independent lens. Understanding and quantifying the impact of a condition on an individual, and their work is our speciality.

LIME Medicolegal
January 8, 2024
Festive Season Hours
We're having a short break. We'll be closing at 12 midday Friday 22 December 2023 and reopening 8 am Wednesday 3 January 2024

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Dr Grant Blake
June 30, 2023
Understanding Malingering, Feigning and Symptom Validity
In this guest blog, Clinical Psychologist, Dr Grant Blake provides his insights on this sometimes contentious topic.

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Anna Linning
June 9, 2023
I’ve got a worker off work with a psychological condition.
Watch this 3 minute video of Dr Tim Doyle, Clinical Psychologist to learn about the kinds of questions a clinical psychologist can help answer in an IME.

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Anna Linning
November 7, 2022
No shows and late cancellations?
Ever been there? Have you booked an Independent Medical Examination (IME), but had little confidence as to whether the individual would actually attend?

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LIME Medicolegal
August 11, 2022
New to medicolegal?
If you're looking for some tips to help guide you on how to refer or how to prepare your employee for an IME, read on.

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LIME Medicolegal
July 22, 2022
What does a pain medicine physician do in an IME?
About one in five people will experience persistent pain at some point in their lives. Management of chronic pain requires a multidisciplinary approach. We examine what an IME can offer.

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LIME Medicolegal
July 11, 2022
What is neuropsychological assessment?
With expertise in the objective assessment of cognition, a neuropsychologist can provide insights for people after brain injury or neurological disorders, including the long term impact on function.

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LIME Medicolegal
May 13, 2022
It Pays to Care
Bringing evidence-Informed practice to work injury schemes helps workers and their workplaces

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LIME Medicolegal
March 22, 2022
What happens at the end of my employee's WorkCover claim?
How do you know if a worker is able to manage all their duties? We explore how employers can gain an understanding of a person's abilities in a post-claim environment.

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Anna Linning
July 13, 2021
What if you could get an expert OEP and Physiotherapist assessment at the same time?
You can! Book your IME + FCE appointment now at our Brisbane CBD rooms.

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LIME Medicolegal
July 3, 2020
Had a claimant with low back pain away from work more than seven weeks?
You might be interested in new Australian research published in June's edition of the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation

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LIME Medicolegal
February 21, 2020
Musculoskeletal disorders and musicians
A recent systematic review published in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health (Vol. 93, Issue 2) examined musculoskeletal disorders in professional musicians.

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LIME Medicolegal
January 20, 2020
Dr Sid O'Toole presenting on ASIEQ Panel
BT Lawyers is hosting 'RTW Intervention - a practical discussion on how to improve claims outcomes through RTW intervention'

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Dr Sid O'Toole
November 15, 2019
From E-Scooters to B-Doubles - Driving as a Safety Critical Role
Most of us drive every day. However, when a person is in a safety critical role, the consequences of an accident may be significant.

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Dr Angus Forbes
November 14, 2019
The ABC of Fitness for Duty
Fitness for Duty (FFD) Assessment is an often misunderstood tool in the injury management kit.

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LIME Medicolegal
September 26, 2019
Dr O'Toole's appointment as Chair of the AFOEM QLD Regional Committee
Dr O'Toole's appointment as Chair of the AFOEM QLD Regional Committee

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Dr Sid O'Toole
September 13, 2019
The perils of diagnosis by investigation
Recent research from June 2019 has shown there to be no significant difference in MRI findings between patients reporting pain to those without pain.

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Dr Angus Forbes
August 12, 2019
Good Housekeeping - White Paper
Good Housekeeping? Managing Health Risks in Domestic Staff

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Dr Sid O'Toole
August 12, 2019
Dash of LIME - Permanent Impairment
As part of our ongoing education initiatives we would like to introduce you to "A Dash of LIME". Our first topic is on Permanent Impairment Assessment.

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