You, as the injured worker, are considered a Claimant. Then you have your Employer and its work comp insurance company, called the Carrier, and its representative, called an Adjuster; sometimes the Carrier has another company handling the case, called a Servicing Agent. On the medical end, there are authorized doctors, expert doctors (called Independent Medical Examiners – “IME’s”), and the judge’s expert (called Expert Medical Advisor – “EMA”).
Some other experts include Vocational experts, who offer opinions as to the classification of your work and whether you can work at all; economists, who offer opinions on the present and future value of monies; and others. On the employment end, you have your supervisor and co-workers.