A Highly Qualified Team of Workers Compensation Lawyers in PA
Helping injured workers in Pennsylvania get compensation since 1983
An injury at work can cause pain, stress and frustration. In addition, depending on the severity of your injuries, you may have to pay costly medical bills and cannot to return to work for an extended period. Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio takes great pride in protecting the rights of workers in Pennsylvania. Since 1983, we have assisted countless clients in recovering damages.
Most employees who work for Pennsylvania employers are covered by their employer’s workers compensation insurance. The Workers’ Compensation laws provide benefits for workers injured on-the-job or suffer an occupational disease. The benefits that are available to a disabled and/or injured worker can include weekly wage loss compensation, specific loss benefits for specific injuries, permanent disfigurement benefits for specific types of disfigurement and reasonable and necessary medical expenses, including doctor visits, therapy, diagnostic tests, hospital and surgical costs and medications to treat the employee’s work-related injury.
Steps to filing for workers compensation
As experienced workers comp lawyers serving Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, we understand your situation, and we are prepared to provide you with strong representation and sound advice every step of the way. We realize that after your accident, you may be confused about where to turn or what to do next. Our attorneys can sit down with you and explain the law to you in an easy-to-understand manner. Following are some of the steps involved in filing for workers compensation:
- Seek medical assistance. Above all else, your top priority must be your health. Immediately after the accident, seek medical treatment. This is also important for your workers compensation case.
- Notify your employer. Your next step is to notify your employer or supervisor about the accident. Explain what happened and how severe your injuries are.
- Contact an attorney. After suffering an accident injury, you should contact a skilled Paoli workers comp attorney. Your lawyer can review your case, explain the law to you and stand by your side in case your employer disputes your workers comp application.
- File a claim. It is of the utmost importance that you file a workers comp claim as soon as possible. If you have trouble filling the application out, a knowledgeable lawyer can assist you.
Is your workers comp being modified or terminated? If so, an attorney at Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio is ready to stand up for your rights. We routinely protect injured workers in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties who face having their benefits cut off or reduced. Often times, an injured worker may qualify for social security disability as well. Our attorneys can assist you in processing your claim and obtaining these benefits.
Fighting for the rights of injured workers in Pennsylvania
Concerning workers compensation cases, the experienced lawyers at Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio work diligently to help families get just reimbursement. To speak to a skilled lawyer at our firm, call us today at 267-388-1599 or contact us online.