Welcome to Georgelis Injury Law Firm – this is where our Lancaster, PA neighbors find top workers’ comp lawyers who defend the rights of hard-working Americans who have workers’ comp claims arising out of workplace injuries they suffered. Workers’ comp insurance can be a wonderful benefit if you or a family member endured a work-related injury or sickness that resulted in missed wages, medical expenses, ongoing care costs or even funeral expenses.
Keep in mind, workers’ comp doesn’t cover just catastrophic injuries. It can cover repetitive-motion injuries where constant movement for a prolonged period of time damages muscles, tendons and nerves, thereby, causing carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, bursitis, tennis elbow, or other types of tissue damage. Repetitive-motion injuries can affect those who work on assembly lines, in offices, in construction work, and more.
Many are under the impression that filing a workers’ comp claim and waiting for the outcome is easy and quick where predictable financial and medical benefits will be readily available. Unfortunately, the workers’ comp system is complicated and filled with nuances and intricacies that can leave unsuspecting workers with little or no compensation. The truth is, employers and insurance companies alike will often attempt to utilize every trick of the trade to ensure Lancaster, PA claimants receive a fraction of the benefits they are entitled to, or nothing at all!
When Profit Trumps People
Did you know some insurance companies reward adjusters and claims representatives for saving them money? How do you think big insurance representatives go about generating financial savings from workers compensation insurance claims? Delaying, diminishing, or denying workers’ comp claims is what insurance companies do to hold onto their profits, and it’s shameful.
So, what does one with a legitimate workers’ comp claim do? The answer is simple: one seeks top workers’ comp lawyers from Georgelis Injury Law Firm. Our results-proven strategies work by navigating the nooks and crannies of Pennsylvania’s workers comp system, bringing justice to the forefront, and securing maximum financial compensation and medical coverage for our Lancaster clients. In the end, our clients can finally achieve the closure and financial peace-of-mind they desire and deserve.
If you feel your workers’ comp claim has raised one or more red flags, our lawyers are here to help you move forward. Give our team a call at 1-800-HURT-NOW to evaluate your situation.
The Clock is Ticking – Act Now!
Workers’ comp claims have time limitations due to Pennsylvania’s statute-of-limitations. Acting swiftly is critical and gathering evidence as soon as possible could bolster the defense of your case.
Here’s what you should know:
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 orthopedic surgeons to pain management doctors to neurosurgical specialists to physical therapists to chiropractors. If you choose to visit a doctor who is not on the list, however, your company is not, necessarily, obligated to pay for treatments unless certain circumstances are present.
Be aware that an insurance company cannot force one to be treated with a specific provider on the panel list. For example: if a traumatic brain injury resulted from the work-site injury and no neurologist appears on the panel list, the injured employee may seek treatment from a neurosurgeon or neurologist of their choice as long as certain stipulations are met. 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 a prerequisite to support your right to ongoing benefits through the workers’ comp system.
Top Workers’ Comp Lawyers = Top Results!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm meticulously investigates every detail of workers’ comp claims to ensure Lancaster, PA clients’ rights are not being abused and that maximum indemnity, or income loss, benefits and medical services are achieved. Our workers’ comp lawyers 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.
Work-related injuries can run the gamut from neck, low-back and other spine injuries, cumulative-type and repetitive-motion trauma, loss of hearing/sight/body part – 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, our workers’ comp lawyers will uncover it and make it right! Our legal team will not allow you to be bullied or subdued by the ‘powers that be’. The time to place your burdens and concerns on our very capable shoulders is now!
This REALLY Happens?
The following insight regarding workers’ comp is important to note. By being aware of these tactics, you are empowered.
Georgelis Law’s top-notch workers’ comp lawyers are fully familiar with how insurance companies operate. 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 million 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!
Being #1 also means that our legal team is always 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.
We Replace Uncertainty with Justice!
It’s important to know that even if you are receiving income-loss benefits and your medical bills are being paid, it does not, necessarily, mean your case is being handled the way it should be. Employers and workers comp carriers can lull claimants into a false sense of security while taking action behind the scenes to reduce, stop or eliminate wage loss or medical benefits that rightfully belong to victims of workplace injuries.
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’ compensation benefits that are rightfully yours. When so many people are working against you, you need top-tier workers’ comp lawyers who will work for you!
Additionally, the Lancaster County 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 Payments, No Worries!
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 litigation, do we receive a fee. You have nothing to lose – and, possibly, much to gain – by contacting our team, right now!
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’ compensation lawyer, early, is so critical!
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 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!
Ready to Contact Georgelis Law? We’re Here for You!
Do not wait until tomorrow – contact our legal team, today, since lost time can result in lost compensation! Our Lancaster, PA neighbors can connect with our team, in various ways:
During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, those in Lancaster, PA and beyond know they can count on Georgelis Law to, fully, serve their legal needs with enhanced safety measures in place. Your rights and financial compensation will not be obstructed – COVID-19 may be determined, but so are we!
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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.