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Most employees in Pennsylvania are covered by workers' compensation benefits. The workers' comp system is designed to provide employees with financial assistance if they sustain an occupation-related injury or illness. That means if you've been injured on the job, you have a legal right to get your medical bills paid and receive compensation for wage loss and physical impairments related to your work accident. While this might sound like a straightforward process, employers and their insurance companies sometimes deny legitimate workers' compensation claims, even for common work-related injuries.
Our workers' compensation attorneys in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania have extensive experience handling denied, terminated or reduced claims. If you were denied a workers' compensation claim, or if the insurance company tries to stop your benefits, you can take an aggressive stand to protect your rights.
Contact a Harrisburg workers' compensation lawyer at Metzger Wickersham today. Call (888) 286-2850 to get started with your free case evaluation.
Common Injuries in the Workplace
It can be hard knowing what to do to make sure your rights are fully protected after you've been injured at work. We can help. From filing initial paperwork, to collecting medical evidence, to filing a claim petition, we know the steps to take after a work injury.
Common types of on-the-job Injuries:
- Back, neck, shoulder, knee, or arm injuries
- Repetitive motion injuries, such as carpal tunnel
- Various injuries caused by overexertion (lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying)
- Broken or fractured bones
- Loss of limbs
- Loss of hearing or loss of vision
- Traumatic injuries or reactions to substances or chemicals at the workplace
If injured on the job, let your employer know about your workplace injury as soon as possible. Your employer and insurance company have 21 days to accept a claim or issue a denial.
Serving Justice Since 1888. Contact Metzger Wickersham Today!
Our attorneys have a broad knowledge of workers' compensation laws in Pennsylvania and fight for clients who have sustained all types of on-the-job injuries while working in offices, at industrial sites, construction sites, in hospitals, and many other workplaces. Contact us today. We will fight to take care of your claim so you can focus on recovery. If you are unable to work because of a disability or injury, our firm may also be able to help you obtain benefits through the Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability programs.
For more information about your legal options, call us today at (888) 286-2850!