You were injured or, perhaps, sickened due to a work-related cause– you are wondering if your medical expenses, lost wages, or ongoing care costs will be adequately covered. You have heard stories about work-injury claims that were handled improperly to the point of claimants receiving nothing at all. You’re concerned – you need Georgelis Injury Law Firm!
At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, our workman compensation attorneys serve Lancaster, PA and a host of other communities. We are a top-rated, powerhouse legal team that will be on your side if you feel your claim has been handled inappropriately, in any way – whether it has been questionably delayed, diminished, or denied.
Be aware that claims adjusters will want to speak with you in hopes of turning the tables against you to, ultimately, save your employer and its insurance company from paying you maximized compensation – don’t speak with anyone!
Call our workman compensation attorney team at 1-800-HURT-NOW, and we’ll do the speaking for you! Claims adjusters are highly trained and often use techniques to compromise an injured worker’s claim. Don’t subject yourself to possibly losing maximized recoveries – our workman compensation attorneys will fight aggressively for your rights!
Time is Not on Your Side!
Due to time restrictions with workman compensation claims, the following information is important for you to 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 workman compensation 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 treatments unless certain circumstances are present. Our attorneys 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 workman compensation system.
We’re Your Staunch Legal Ally!
Through Georgelis Injury Law Firm, your workman compensation attorney will keep a watchful eye on your employer and its insurance company. We will leave no stone unturned to ensure our Lancaster, PA clients receive entitlements that could include everything from medical care to wage loss benefits to lump sum settlements to death benefits. Our legal team will develop a strategic plan to recover your benefits and compensation from every possible source – the workers’ compensation system, liability insurance, and/or third-party lawsuit against negligent parties.
Injuries run the gamut from neck, low-back and other spine injuries to cumulative-type and repetitive-motion trauma to 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 during the course and scope of employment.
If we discover any wrong that has been committed that compromises your rights and your recoveries, we’ll get to the bottom of it and make it right!
Would You Believe…
The following information – as shocking as it is – is something any injured worker should be aware of:
As workman compensation attorneys, we are all too familiar with these types of underhanded maneuverings. Be assured, we will not permit you to become victimized! 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 workman compensation attorneys are available evenings and weekends. We can visit with you at your home, office, the hospital, or rehab center.
Keep This in Mind
Never believe that your employer or the insurance company has your best interest at heart! Behind the scenes, they are working out every possible detail that could result in delaying, diminishing, or denying your claim. From the moment you make your claim, the clock is set to insure you receive little or nothing regarding your workers’ compensation benefits. But take a deep breath because our workman compensation attorneys will be on your side!
Employers and insurance companies are fully aware that most claimants are unaware of what Pennsylvania laws allow regarding workers’ compensation claims. Even if you are receiving income-loss benefits and your medical bills are being paid, it doesn’t necessarily mean correct procedures have been followed or respected, 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’ compensation benefits that are rightfully yours. When so many people are working against you, you need experienced compensation attorneys who will work for you!
Additionally, the Lancaster County workforce does not automatically have access to legal advice and guidance throughout the workers’ compensation system. This is why you benefit from our attorneys at Georgelis Injury Law. You should also know 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 by contacting our team!
We’re Here to Help – The Sooner, the Better
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 workman compensation attorney, early, is critical!
When our workman compensation attorneys handle claimants’ cases as soon as an injury occurs, we make sure all parties are putting the injured worker first. 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 attorneys will be fully ready to present your claim in a position of strength!
Contact Our Legal Team, Right Away!
Do not delay, contact our legal team today. Lost time can result in lost compensation! Our Lancaster, PA neighbors can connect with us, 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 workman compensation rights will be fully protected and addressed, even during these challenging times!
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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
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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.