Workers' Compensation Lawyers in Schuylkill County
We're Here to Guide You Through the Process
While in the workplace, we should feel safe and secure. There is a duty of care that should be upheld by employers to make certain that their employees are not exposed to any unnecessary danger while they are at work.
However, mistakes are unfortunately all too common, especially for such construction workers or other jobs that involve high risk.
When an employee is injured, the victim may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits as they make their recovery.
This compensation can go toward covering medical expenses, as well as provide wages to the victim while they recuperate. However, it may not be as easy as you may think to secure these benefits after an injury in the workplace.
To ensure that you receive the proper amount of compensation, it is in your best interest to retain an attorney.
At The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C., our Schuylkill County workers’ compensation attorney can help if your claim was denied or delayed, or if you have any questions about the process.
Our experienced lawyer can also help if you were offered a lump sum settlement and want to be certain that you receive full and fair benefits.
What Should I Do if I Was Injured?
There is a very particular process that you must go through if you wish to gain workers' compensation benefits. Before taking any action whatsoever, please reach out to a Schuylkill County workers' compensation lawyer from The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C.
Some things to remember as you proceed include:
- Be sure to file a report with your employer,
- Gather all the necessary information from your employer about how to file,
- Get medical care from the doctor that your employer suggests, and
- Research what types of benefits are available to you.
The earlier and more accurately you report your work injury to your employer, the better.
By showing proof that you were injured and how right away, they are less likely to be able to deny your claim on the grounds that you don’t actually need compensation.
The same goes for visiting the doctor—if you don’t show up for medical appointments or if you fail to follow your doctor’s orders, the validity of your claim may come into question.
Ready to learn more about how we can assist with your workers’ comp claim? Call our Schuylkill County office at (888) 268-0023 today!
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