Dealing with a workman compensation claim is not a quick process and, oftentimes, claimants do not receive the full financial recoveries they are entitled to. Immediately after an accident, insurance companies will be working to minimize the amount of money they have to pay you—money you are entitled to receive. Does that surprise you?
If your workman compensation claim is moving forward at a snail’s pace or has been denied and you are wondering why, we welcome you to Georgelis Injury Law Firm. When it comes to receiving maximized compensation, this is where you need to be. Here, you can rest easy knowing you will not pay any out-of-pocket expenses for the time we dedicate to your case!
Our workman compensation law firm fights for hard-working Americans in Lancaster, PA and beyond. Our top-rated attorneys are highly familiar with this often-challenging legal arena. Below, we will open your eyes to what can go wrong when workman compensation claims are made.
When things go wrong, employers and insurance companies win, and claimants receive little to no compensation at all. If you have any concerns about your workman compensation claim, please contact our team, right now, at 1-800-HURT NOW.
You Need to Act Swiftly!
Due to time restrictions with workman compensation claims, it is important to understand the following:
Report the Injury Immediately – Not reporting your injury within a certain period of time means 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 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’ 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, 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 workman compensation system.
Our Workman Compensation Law Firm is Your Potent Ally
You have enough to think about right now and worrying about how much or how little compensation you will receive shouldn’t be one of them. Our workman compensation law firm will keep a watchful eye on your employer and its workers’ compensation attorneys. We leave no stones unturned to ensure our Lancaster, PA clients receive every dime and every service they deserve.
Our law firm will develop a comprehensive plan to recover your benefits and compensation from every viable source – the workman compensation system, liability insurance, and/or third-party lawsuit against negligent parties.
Work-related 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 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, throughout the course of the claims process, we discover any mishandlings by the insurance company or your employer—our law firm will fight to make it right! We will not tolerate our Lancaster, PA clients falling victim to the system through their employers, insurance companies or insurance company attorneys!
Hold Onto Your Hat!
Be aware of the following:
Our workman compensation law firm will not put up with this kind of nonsense. As your powerful legal advocate, 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!
Georgelis Injury Law Firm is continually available for our Lancaster, PA clients to answer questions, update the progress of each case, and address any concerns.
Your employer or the insurance company does not have your best interest at heart when it comes to the money it has to pay out for your claim. From the moment you make your claim, the clock is set to see that you receive little or nothing regarding your workman compensation benefits. You can rest easy – our law firm knows the insurance companies’ playbooks like the backs of our hands!
Employers and insurance companies know, full well, that most claimants are unaware of what Pennsylvania laws allow for when it comes to workers’ compensation claims. Even if you are receiving income-loss benefits and your medical bills are being paid, it doesn’t necessarily mean your claim is being handled appropriately.
Nurse case managers, surveillance, investigators, and ‘independent’ medical examinations represent some of the ways in which insurance companies reduce, limit, or stop your workers’ compensation benefits that are rightfully yours. When so many people are working against you, you need a powerhouse workman compensation law firm who will work for you!
Additionally, the Lancaster County workforce does not automatically have access to legal advice and guidance throughout the workman compensation process. This is why you benefit from our law firm being there for you – we’ll fight for every penny you deserve!
Also, as mentioned, 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. No fees, no worries!
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. When our workman compensation law firm handles claimants’ cases as soon as an injury occurs, we make sure all parties are handing your case properly.
Our law firm 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!
Contact Our Law Firm, Today!
Do not delay – lost time can result in lost compensation! Contact our law firm, now – our Lancaster, PA neighbors can connect with our legal 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 patrons with safety and efficiency. Our clients’ workman compensation rights will continue to be protected and addressed, even during this challenging time!
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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
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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.