As used in the State of Washington, this is a discovery mechanism, under either Superior Court Rule 35 or under the Personal Injury Protection (PIP) provision of one’s auto insurance policy, whereby a party to a lawsuit is required to submit to a physical or mental examination in order to determine his or her physical or mental condition. This is referred to by insurance companies and insurance defense lawyers as an “independent medical examination”. It is referred to by plaintiff’s lawyers representing injured people as an “insurance medical examination”.

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