Don’t Wait Until Tomorrow!
Workers’ comp claims have time limitations – you will want to know the following:
Report the Injury Immediately – Not reporting your injury within a certain period of time means your claim could be denied. Your report should be in writing and include specifics concerning which areas of the body were involved. Document everything and request copies of any report your employer asks you to complete. Add an extra measure of protection and take a phone photo of each completed page of the report.
Request the Panel List – A panel list will include workers’ comp medical providers – from primary-care physicians to neurosurgical specialists to physical therapists. If you choose to visit a doctor who is not on the list, however, your company is not obligated to pay for treatments unless certain circumstances are present. Georgelis Law will be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding this.
Seek Prompt Medical Treatment – The longer the time period between your injury and the initial treatment, the more difficult it will be to have your injury deemed ‘work-related’. Documenting your injuries and symptoms is critical to support your right to ongoing benefits through the workers’ comp system.
You Want the Best Workers’ Comp Lawyers!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm will keep a vigilant eye on your employer its workers’ comp insurance company and its workers’ compensation attorneys. We uncover every stone to ensure our Lancaster, PA clients receive every dime and every benefit they deserve. Our legal team will develop a strategic plan to recover your benefits and compensation from every possible source – the workers’ comp system, liability insurance, and/or third-party lawsuit against negligent parties.
Injuries can vary widely: neck, low-back and other spine injuries, cumulative-type and repetitive-motion trauma, loss of hearing/sight/ body parts (such as fingers or toes). Additionally, injuries can be caused by slips, trips, and falls, as well as motor vehicle accidents occurring while in the course and scope of employment.
If any wrong has been committed regarding your claim, you want the best workers’ comp lawyers Lancaster, PA has to offer. Our team will fight to make it right!
Shocking, But True!
Be aware of the following:
As workers’ comp lawyers, we fight tirelessly against these insurance tactics. We will not allow you to become exploited! We will assess your claim, investigate where your situation stands with the employer and insurance company, and inform you of all your options.
Georgelis Injury Law Firm – Voted #1!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm has recovered more than $60,000,000 for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. Also, our trial lawyers are credited with winning more than 99% of their cases! Perhaps, this has something to do with Georgelis Law having been voted the #1 law firm in Lancaster County, PA – as part of Lancaster County Magazine‘s Best-of-Lancaster Survey for 8 years running!
We are continually available for our Lancaster, PA clients to answer questions, update the progress of each case, and address any concerns. Our workers’ comp lawyers are available evenings and weekends. We can visit with you at your home, office, the hospital, or rehab center.
If you want the best results with your workers’ comp claim, you have to seek the best legal representation. Georgelis Injury Law Firm will deliver for you!
A Few Ugly Truths
In all likelihood, your employer or the insurance company do not have your best interest in mind! Behind the scenes, work is done to delay, diminish or deny claims. Little things, like not calculating your average weekly wage correctly, not describing your work-related injury accurately or getting you to sign a document that jeopardizes your indemnity or medical benefits can cause you great financial and emotional hardship. You can rest easy knowing that Georgelis has your back and we will not let this happen!
Employers and insurance companies know that most claimants – understandably so – are not overly familiar with what Pennsylvania laws allow regarding workers’ comp claims. Even if you are receiving income-loss benefits and your medical bills are being paid, it doesn’t necessarily mean all is good regarding your claim.
Nurse case managers, surveillance, investigators, and ‘independent’ medical examinations represent an array of avenues insurance companies will use to reduce, limit, or stop your workers’ comp benefits that are rightfully yours. When so many people are working against you, you need the best workers’ comp lawyers who will work for you!
Additionally, Lancaster County’s workforce does not automatically have access to legal advice and guidance throughout the workers’ comp system. This is why you benefit from having our lawyers on your side.
No Out-of-Pocket Fees & No Nonsense
You will never receive a bill for the time we dedicate to all the details of your case. Only if we succeed in getting you compensated through litigation or protecting your benefits by defending you in court, or if we settle your claim for a lump sum payment, do we receive a fee. You have nothing to lose by contacting our team!
At times, Lancaster County injured workers receive compensation, but wait to contact a lawyer until they are faced with a Modification, Suspension, or Termination Petition filed by their employer and insurance company – don’t put yourself through that confusion and concern. This is one reason why contacting a workers’ comp lawyer, early, is so important!
When our workers’ comp lawyers handle claimants’ cases as soon as an injury occurs, we make sure all parties are playing by the rules! We will make sure your injury has been described properly by the employer and insurance company in the documents filed with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. When the employer and carrier make their moves, our lawyers will be fully ready to present your claim in a position of strength!
Contact Georgelis Injury Law Firm, Today!
Do not wait until tomorrow to contact our legal team since time is of the essence. Lost time can result in lost compensation! Our Lancaster, PA neighbors can connect with our team, in various ways:
Georgelis Injury Law is available 24/7 and during evenings and weekends. We can visit you at your home, office, rehab center or hospital – we will work around your schedule and needs!
During the COVID-19 crisis, we continue to serve the legal needs of our Lancaster, PA clients with safety and efficiency. Your rights will not be suspended even during these challenging times!
You might be facing a work-injury claim that is taking way too long or, perhaps, your claim was denied. Frequently, insurance companies will delay or deny claims when they have no right to do so. All too often, insurance adjusters are eager to convince claimants to sign away their rights that would have allowed them to receive maximized compensation.
Employers, too, can intentionally sabotage work-injury claims to keep their insurance premiums as low as possible. Though these facts are disheartening and disturbing, you don’t have to give up and become a victim of the system – At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, we won’t let it happen!
And one more thing: Our payment comes in the form of a contingency fee from our clients’ monetary recoveries – you have nothing to lose! Call 1-800-HURT NOW – let’s talk!
Due to time restrictions with workers’ comp claims, you should be aware of the following:
Report the Injury Immediately – If your injury is not reported within a certain period of time, your claim could be delayed or denied. Your report should be in writing and include specifics concerning which areas of the body were involved. Document everything and ask for copies of any report your employer asks you to complete.
Request the Panel List – A panel list will include work-injury medical providers – from primary-care physicians to neurosurgical specialists to physical therapists. If you choose to visit a doctor who is not on the list, your company is not obligated to pay for the treatment. Georgelis Law will be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding this.
Seek Prompt Medical Treatment – The longer the timeframe between your injury and the initial treatment, the more difficult it will be to have your injury deemed ‘work-related’. Documenting your injuries and symptoms is critical to support your right to continued benefits through the workers’ comp system.
Employers and insurance companies want to minimize their losses – your physical pain or financial uncertainty is of no concern to them. Be aware of the following:
1) convince your doctor (behind your back) you can return to work, before you are ready
2) state that your work restrictions can be reduced, before they should be. And…
3) declare you are fully recovered when you may not be.
Our Lancaster work-injury lawyers will not permit these types of deceptive maneuvers, nor permit you to become exploited! We will assess your claim, investigate where your case stands with the employer and insurance company, and inform you of the best options.
Our work-injury lawyers will develop a highly-strategic plan to recover monetary compensation from every possible source: the workers’ compensation system, liability insurance, and/or a lawsuit against negligent parties.
Georgelis Injury Law Firm has recovered more than $50,000,000 for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. Our trial lawyers are credited with more than 99% of cases won! Perhaps, this is the reason 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 available 24/7 for our Lancaster clients to answer questions, update the progress of each case, and address any concerns. Our work-injury lawyers are available evenings and weekends. We can visit with you at your home, office, the hospital, or rehab center – whatever is best for you!
Do not delay – lost time can result in lost compensation! Contact our legal team today! Lancaster residents can connect with us in any of the following ways:
WORK/BODILY INJURY CLAIM SETTLEMENT
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CLAIM SETTLEMENT
PERSONAL INJURY RECOVERY
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT AWARD
AUTO ACCIDENT RECOVERY
CAR ACCIDENT AWARD
SLIP AND FALL SETTLEMENT
WORK-RELATED INJURY SETTLEMENT
BUS ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT
DOG BITE AWARD
COMMERCIAL BUS ACCIDENT RECOVERY
COMMERCIAL TRUCK CRASH RECOVERY
WORKERS’ COMP AWARD
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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.