2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 29.1 - Professional Review Proceedings
§ 12-29.1-102. Solicitation of accident victims - waiting period

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-29.1-102 (2016) What's This?

(1) Except as permitted by subsection (2) of this section, no health care practitioner licensed under articles 29.5 to 43 of this title or his or her agent shall engage in solicitation for professional employment concerning a personal injury unless the incident for which employment is sought occurred more than thirty days prior to the solicitation.

(2) This section shall not apply to any person providing emergency health care at the time of the incident or follow-up referrals to physicians from the emergency health care providers.

(3) As used in this section, "solicitation" means an initial contact initiated in person, through any form of electronic or written communication, or by telephone, telegraph, or facsimile, any of which is directed to a specific individual, unless said contact is requested by the individual, a member of the individual's family, or the individual's authorized representative. "Solicitation" does not include radio, television, newspaper, or yellow pages advertisements.

(4) Any agreement made in violation of this section is voidable at the option of the individual suffering the personal injury or the individual's authorized representative.

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