If you’ve been seriously injured on the job, the last thing you need or expect is for the insurance company to deny your claim. Fortunately, if your claim is denied, or the insurance company refuses to pay for reasonable and necessary treatment, you have the right to appeal. However, the process in Alabama is more complex than that in other states, so you should not try to manage your appeal on your own. Since 1998, Powell & Denny, P.C. has helped injured workers throughout Alabama get the most from their workers’ compensation benefits. With more than 50 years of combined experience, our attorneys can guide your case through the appeals process to positive results.
There are many reasons why an insurance company might deny a workers’ compensation claim. Often the insurer maintains the injury is not work related, the worker doesn’t qualify for coverage, or the treatment is neither reasonable nor necessary. Depending on the nature of the dispute, appeals follow one of two tracks:
No matter which track your case takes, the process is complex and requires specific knowledge and experience to navigate successfully. Insurance companies are represented by experienced lawyers determined to limit any payouts. Having a seasoned workers’ comp attorney represent you significantly improves your prospects of a favorable result.
Losing a workers’ compensation appeal can force you and your family into severe financial hardship. Powell & Denny, P.C. helps clients throughout Alabama advance their claims through the complex appeals process. For attentive and responsive service, call 800-549-5161 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Our Birmingham office is at 1320 Alford Avenue, just off I-65, and we also meet clients in our Huntsville office at 600 Boulevard South.