Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Workers’ compensation is mandatory for most employees under Pennsylvania law. Workers’ compensation insurance provides coverage to injured workers or employees who become ill as a result of work or for a job-related injury. Worker’s Compensation coverage can include:
Replacing some lost income.
Medical care for a work-related injury or illness.
Health care expenses: Surgery, doctor visits, medicine, medical equipment and lab tests.
Ongoing care expenses. For example, an employee trips and falls and breaks his leg. He needs months of physical therapy to recover from his injury.
An employee can get sick from exposure to chemicals or allergens. Workers’ comp can help cover an employee’s treatment costs.
Repetitive injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Partial disability payments that may compensate employees unable to work at full capacity.
Total disability payments to compensate employees who are unable to return to work.
Permanent injury payments, which may compensate for loss of a body part.
Death benefits may be paid to a spouse and minor dependents if an employee dies from work-related injury or illness within 300 weeks after injury.
If you or a family member have been injured at work, don’t take simply assume that your Employer will “take care of you.” You have a right to valuable benefits under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act.
We have years of experience representing injured workers against their Employers or compensation insurance carriers. Contact us today for a free consultation.