There are a number of reasons the work comp insurance company might deny medical procedures or testing. Usually, they will allege the treatment or testing is unneccessary or unrelated to the job injury. In Georgia, it is important to remember that an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), not the insurance company, is the final decision maker on what medical treatment or testing is related to the job injury. More importantly, you should seek the advice of an attorney who can request a hearing in front of an ALJ if you feel workmans comp has unreasonably denied medical treatment or testing. If you would like to discuss a denial of medical benefits with an experienced workers' compensation lawyer, call Brian H. Sumrall at (404) 857-3835, or visit
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