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Thank you for stopping by! We guarantee the few moments you spend with us will be eye-opening!  Searching for a workers’ comp lawyer that is aggressive and nationally recognized for its winning record isn’t easy, but you’ll find an impressive history of success right here!  We are Georgelis Injury Law Firm, and if you or a loved one was hurt at work, our legal team will be your powerful ally.

Are you feeling uncertainty about your hurt-at-work compensation claim?  If it is taking too long or if you feel something is ‘just not right’, you probably are right!  Also, if your hurt-at-work claim has been denied, you need to call our workers’ comp team, immediately!

The arena of workers’ comp claims and benefits is often wrought with underhanded tactics, disinformation and lack of guidance.  This is true of many insurance companies and even employers who will attempt to deny claims to ensure their workers’ comp premiums don’t increase.  Does that concern you?  It should as you could be the next ‘victim’.

If you suspect any type of foul play regarding your workers’ comp claim, please contact our team at 1-800-HURT-NOW.  As a sidenote, our Lancaster clients do not pay any out-of-pocket fees.  Our payment comes in the form of a contingency fee from our clients’ monetary recoveries.  You have nothing to lose!   

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Brace Yourself – Deception, Ahead!

When workers’ comp insurance companies put profit before people, our hurt-at-work lawyers have a real issue with that.  When a company’s protocol involves a bag of tricks that focus on deny, delay, confuse and refuse, it’s time for injured workers to seek legal representation.

Here is a shocking reality:  Some insurance companies actually reward employers who are able to deny the most claims.  Our legal team will protect your rights, fight any obstacles to the compensation that is rightfully yours, and optimize your chances of getting every covered medical treatment and every dollar you are entitled to!

 

You Need to Act Soon!

Due to time restrictions with hurt-at-work claims, please be aware of the following:

Report the Injury Immediately – If your injury is not reported in a timely fashion, your claim can be delayed or denied, risking important wage loss and medical benefits for you. Your report should be in writing and include specifics concerning how the accident happened and which areas of the body were involved. Identify all injuries, no matter how minor they appear at the time, because not doing so will leave you exposed to a denial from workers comp. Ask for copies of any report your employer asks you to complete, and taking a phone photo as you complete each page of any report is always a good idea.

Request the Panel List – A panel list will include at least 6 workers’ compensation medical providers that an injured employee must treat with for the first 90 days following a work injury. There are several exceptions to this rule, however, which the team at Georgelis Law can explain to you and help you navigate. The important thing to know, however, is that the employer or insurance company cannot force you to treat with a specific provider on the panel list. Many times, we see injured workers who have been forced to treat with one of the local medical “factories,” instead of being able to choose from the list. Also, if the type of doctor, therapist, surgeon, etc. who the employee wants to see is not on the list–for instance, if the injured worker has a traumatic brain injury, but no neurosurgeon or neurologist appears on the list–then, the employee may seek treatment with a neurologist or neurosurgeon of their choice, so long as the medical care is reasonable, necessary and directly-related to the work injury suffered. Georgelis Injury Law Firm is more than happy to answer any questions you might have regarding this.

Seek Prompt Medical Treatment – The longer the timeframe between your workplace injury and the initial treatment, the more difficult it may be to have your injury deemed ‘work-related.’ Documenting your injuries and symptoms is critical to support your right to ongoing and future income loss and medical benefits through the workers’ compensation system.

Despite all this disturbing insight, there IS good news: our Lancaster, PA workers’ compensation attorneys will keep a close eye on your employer and its workers compensation insurance carrier, and we will make sure the benefits you are owed are fully realized. We will assess your claim, investigate where your situation stands with your employer and insurance company, and apprise you of all your options.

With work-related injuries, our aggressive workers’ compensation attorneys will develop a strategic plan to recover your benefits and compensation from every potential source: the workers’ compensation system, liability insurance and/or a third-party lawsuit against negligent 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!

 

Oh, The Things They Can Do!

Employers and insurance companies want to minimize their losses.  Your financial troubles or physical ailments related to your work injury are not their concern. Beware of the following:

  • The insurance company could stop paying you at any time if it fails to file a ‘Notice of Compensation Payable’.
  • An inaccurate or incomplete description of your injuries, as reported by the insurance company, could limit your medical treatments.
  • A ‘medical case-manager’ – aka: ‘rehab nurse’ – hired by the insurance company may 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 workers’ comp lawyers will not permit these types of disturbing maneuvers!  As our client, we will investigate where your situation stands with the employer and insurance company and inform you of all your options.

Our workers’ comp lawyers would develop a highly-strategic plan to recover your benefits and compensation from every possible source:  the workers’ compensation system, liability insurance, and/or a lawsuit against negligent parties.

 

Georgelis Injury Law – Voted #1!

Georgelis Injury Law Firm has recovered more than $50,000,000.00 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!

Don’t expect your employer or their insurance company to do what is best for you.  Insurance companies protect their own best interests, regardless of the cost to your claim and benefits. The bottom line to the insurance industry is money, and these companies have a lot of it because of the way they conduct business. Employers and big insurance have substantial resources at their disposal, in terms of personnel and financially. This means that, from the instant you suffer a work injury, and the clock begins clicking on your claim, they are working behind the scenes to minimize, avoid or terminate your benefits.

If you are denied a legitimate workers’ compensation claim, your benefits, livelihood, and financial future could be at risk. Our TOP workers’ compensation lawyers in Lancaster, PA have handled every type of workers’ compensation claim imaginable, representing thousands of Lancaster County’s employees hurt on the job.

 

Contact Our Law Team, Without Delay

Spending a few minutes on the phone with us could make the difference between receiving very little in workers’ comp benefits versus garnering the maximum, to which you are due!  Do not delay – lost time can result in lost compensation!

Lancaster neighbors can connect with our legal team, in various ways:

  • You can contact our team at 1-800-HURT NOW or 717-394-3004.
  • You can visit us at georgelislaw.com and start a LIVE CHAT.
  • You can fill out our ‘Get A Free Consultation’ form located throughout the pages of our website, and one of our workers’ comp attorneys in Lancaster, PA will reach out to you right away.
  • Georgelis Injury Law Firm is available 24/7, and on evenings and on weekends, to talk or meet with you. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we can accomplish everything safely and effectively, making sure your rights are protected and that we do not waste any time.
  • We can also visit with you at your home, your office, the hospital or rehab center—whatever is easiest and most convenient for you and your family!

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