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If you receive notice of a claim denial, you should contact the insurance company`s adjuster to discuss the decision. If you believe your claim has been incorrectly denied, there are several options available to you such as mediation or a hearing.
If your claim is denied and you want to request an expedited hearing, you must file an Application for Hearing within 45 days of the date of mailing of the Notice of Contest (denial). You can do this by contacting the Colorado Division of Workers` Compensation at the number below. They can help you get the information you need in order to seek mediation or a hearing.
Colorado Division of Workers` Compensation: (303) 318-8700. Toll-free, in state number: (888) 390-7936.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers' compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers' compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.