You want the best workers’ comp attorneys in Lancaster, PA – and you found us! We are Georgelis Injury Law Firm and we represent Lancaster’s working class against employers and insurance companies who care about one thing—their bottom line. In a very calculated manner, big business and their representatives work against injured employees and those who file workers’ comp claims, which we will discuss, below.
Do you have concerns about an injury that occurred at your work site? Are you wondering if your workplace claim will be accepted or if the injury might compromise your job position? Are you feeling hesitant about contacting a workers’ comp attorney? There is no need to worry: we will listen to every detail of your situation, answer all of your questions and thoroughly explain your options—without you having to pay a penny out of pocket! Give us a call to discuss your situation, free-of-charge and with no obligation, at 1-800-HURT NOW
You might be facing a work-related injury or the death of a loved one due to a job-related accident. The last thing you want to do is to allow the employer and/or insurance company to take advantage of you.
When you sustain an injury on the job, your benefits, livelihood, and financial future are potentially implicated. Since employers typically do only the bare, legal minimum when handling workers’ comp claims, it is up to you to fend for yourself. That, however, is only the beginning. Insurance companies will do whatever they can to minimize, delay, or deny wage loss and medical benefits that are rightfully yours as part of your workers’ comp claim!
In order for claimants to collect the income loss and medical benefits they are owed, they must fulfill certain obligations and responsibilities under Pennsylvania law. So far so good. But there is a catch: employers and insurance companies may choose to inaccurately reveal what those specific obligations and responsibilities are. They also have deep pockets, allowing them to hire nurse case managers, private investigators, attorneys and other representatives dedicated to serving their interests, not yours. As a result, claimants often are left in a canoe without a paddle, receiving only a fraction of the covered medical care and monetary compensation they deserve.
Does this shock you? Rest assured that our workers’ comp attorneys who serve Lancaster, PA will not tolerate this type of underhanded behavior! The cornerstone of Georgelis Injury Law Firm is justice for the injured!
We want you to know, however, that time is of the essence. By waiting too long, your rights and access to compensation can become delayed, compromised or even lost.
Report the Injury Immediately
Not reporting the injury in a timely manner can lead to a delay or denial of your claim. Your report should be in writing and include specifics concerning how the injuries happened and which areas of the body were involved. Document everything, through witnesses, photographs, etc., and request copies of any report your employer asks you to complete. Taking a phone photo as you complete each page of any report is prudent.
Request the Panel List
A panel list will include workers’ compensation medical providers – from primary care physicians to neurosurgical specialists to physical therapists. Be aware that, if you choose to visit a doctor or provider who is not on the list, your company and the insurance company are not obligated to pay for the treatment. Georgelis Injury Law Firm will be happy to answer any questions you might have, regarding this, and give you valuable guidance and advice about how to avail yourself of the best medical treatment.
Seek Prompt Medical Treatment
The longer the gap between getting hurt on the job and the initial treatment you seek out, the more difficult it will be to have your injury deemed to be ‘work-related.’ Documenting the mechanism of injury, the body parts you injured and your symptoms is critical to support your right to current and future indemnity and medical benefits through Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system.
There are any number of situations that could negatively impact your right or access to workers’ compensation benefits. For example, consider the following:
It’s hard to believe these types of shady tactics exist, but they do. Take a deep breath knowing that our top notch Lancaster, PA workers’ comp attorneys will not allow you to become another victim of the system. We will assess your claim, investigate where your situation stands with the employer and insurance company, inform you of all your legal options and give you the same advice and guidance that we would offer our own families.
You need the best possible legal team developing a detailed strategy to recover benefits and compensation for you from every possible source. This could include the workers’ compensation system, liability insurance and/or a third-party claim against negligent or reckless parties. From neck, low back and other spine injuries, to cumulative-type and repetitive-motion trauma, to loss of hearing, sight or a body part (like fingers or toes), to slips, trips and falls to motor vehicle accidents occurring while in the course and scope of employment, our experienced and award-winning attorneys at Georgelis Injury Law Firm will make it right when a worker has been wronged!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm never charges you an upfront fee to handle your case. Our fees only come out of awards we win for our clients through hearings, mediations or settlements. In other words, you won’t pay us a penny unless and until we win your case. The moment our workers’ comp attorneys take on your claim, you can feel peace-of-mind knowing you are in the company of exceptional attorneys who provide aggressive representation and relentlessly pursue maximum compensation on your behalf. We always will be available to answer your questions, keep you updated on the status of your case, address any concerns you have and provide you with comfort and security.
Georgelis Law has recovered more than $50,000,000 for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. Our firm has also won more than 99% of its cases! This could be the reason Georgelis Injury Law Firm has been voted the #1 law firm in Lancaster County, PA as part of Lancaster County Magazine‘s Best-of-Lancaster Survey for 7 years running!
We are proud of this honor and we will continue to provide high level legal services with proven results for our Lancaster, PA clients!
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We can be reached through our website or by phone at 717-394-3004 or 1-800-HURT-NOW.
We will take as long as you need to explain the process, answer all of your questions and put your mind at ease. And if you can’t come to us, we’ll come to you!
…and let Georgelis handle everything else. Your peace-of-mind is our priority. While we work our hardest to get you every penny you deserve, relax knowing that Georgelis has your back.