We Protect the Rights of Employees and Employers in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Matters
Since the passing of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act of 1915, employees throughout Pennsylvania have been protected when injured on the job. A century later, this important piece of legislation provides rights and responsibilities for employers and employees alike. Our respected workers’ compensation lawyers at our Doylestown and Norristown offices have experience working on both sides of the issue. The advantage to our clients is that we have a unique perspective on the issues as seen by claimants and defendants, which allows us to build a strategically sound case on your behalf. We counsel and represent employees and employers in Bucks County, Montgomery County and throughout southeastern Pennsylvania with vigor and with the goal of a successful outcome.
Protecting injured workers’ rights: help with filing a workers’ compensation claim
Employees who suffer work-related injuries, illnesses or diseases may be entitled to workers’ compensation. How do you get benefits? According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, it is especially important that you report your condition promptly. The next step is to file your claim for workers’ compensation.
When filing for workers’ compensation, you should:
- Fill out a First Report form.
- Get medical attention.
- Seek legal assistance to protect your rights.
Protecting an employer’s best interests: workers’ compensation defense
Self-insured, commercially insured and uninsured employers, and their third-party administrators, often find themselves at risk when defending against unwarranted workers’ compensation claims, fraudulent claims and complex issues, such as federal black lung claims. Our workers’ compensation defense attorneys help employers in Doylestown and the surrounding communities in Bucks County and Montgomery County. We take into account collective bargaining agreement rights and obligations and coordinate other contractual and public benefits to effectively reduce your claims liability.
Making the choice that is right for you: workers’ compensation settlements
As an employee who has been injured or became ill on the job, you may have choices regarding a settlement for your worker’s compensation claim. To understand what option is right for you, take into consideration what the insurance company considers is full and fair. Our attorneys explain your options and work toward a workers’ compensation settlement that covers not just your current needs but your future needs as well.