Welcome to Georgelis Injury Law Firm! This is where you will gain a much better understanding of the huge difference it makes when you retain legal assistance for your workers’ compensation claim. From work-related machinery accidents and vehicle mishaps to chemical exposure and scaffolding falls, accidents happen all the time—and they can be devastating. If you feel your workers’ compensation claim has become confusing or questionable, our attorneys in Lancaster, PA are here to make it right if you feel you’ve been wronged!
It happens: a worker files a workers’ compensation claim only to discover his or her job position has been eliminated. Or, a worker can’t understand why the claim is being, strangely, delayed or denied. Sadly, employers and insurance companies can make it difficult for claimants to receive all the financial or medical benefits that are, legally, due. The insurance giants, especially, will work feverishly to minimize workers’ compensation benefits to generate the most robust profits for themselves.
This is why you need Georgelis Injury Law Firm – our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys are among the best, and they fight for the American worker against the ‘Goliaths’ that are not on their side! Our expertise has earned award-winning recognition as we continue to do ‘battle’ against an unethical system and fight for those in Lancaster, PA who need a potent legal ally!
Do you know how you can allow your employer and insurance company to take advantage of you? It is by not questioning their methods or motives. Your benefits, livelihood, and financial future could be at risk if you hold the belief that the ‘paying side’ is on your side! When our clients discover that their employers typically follow only the bare legal minimum requirements regarding workers’ compensation claims, they are shocked – but that’s only the beginning.
Claimants must fulfill certain obligations and responsibilities in order to obtain full medical and wage loss benefits. Frequently, however, employers and insurance companies will not accurately convey what those specific obligations and responsibilities are. As a result, claimants are left with insufficient or no compensation at all. This shouldn’t happen, but it does!
Our workers’ compensation attorneys at Georgelis Injury Law Firm will not allow you to become a victim of the system. We are determined and relentless and will use every legal avenue to ensure you receive every penny of compensation you deserve! Time restrictions, however, mean action must be taken swiftly. Do not hesitate to give us a call, at 1-800-HURT NOW, for a free, no-obligation discussion about and evaluation of your workers comp claim!
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 a number of situations that could negatively impact your workers’ compensation benefits. For example, consider the following:
If all this sounds a bit unreal, be assured it is very real! The good news is, our workers’ compensation attorneys in Lancaster, PA will take the bull by the horns and refuse to take any ‘bull’ from the powers-that-be who would think nothing of leaving you high and dry. We will assess your claim, investigate where your situation stands with the employer and insurance company and apprise you of all your options.
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 Injury Law Firm has recovered more than $50,000,000 for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. We have won over 99% of our cases, and Georgelis Law 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 honored to receive this coveted recognition, and we will continue to turn victims into victors in the field of workers’ compensation litigation!
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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.