Few injuries are as personal as those that result in disfigurement or scarring. These types of injuries often require extensive medical care and treatment, both initially and again if the victim requires reconstructive surgery. Specifically for burn injury victims, it is important to seek specialized medical care. Burn injuries are susceptible to serious infections and other complications.
Individuals who have suffered a work injury resulting in scarring or disfigurement may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation for medical care and other damages. In some cases, an injured worker may be eligible for additional compensation for disfigurement. Schedule a free consultation at our Philadelphia work injury law firm to find out more about your legal options.
In order for an individual to obtain Workers’ Compensation benefits specifically for disfigurement, the affected area must be on the head, face or neck. If the disfigurement has occurred on another part of the body, the victim may not be eligible for workers’ comp benefits.
If the injury has resulted in disability, the injury victim may be eligible for temporary total disability (TTD) benefits or Permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits. Additionally, Social Security Disability benefits may be available.
To learn more about seeking benefits for disfigurement, scarring or burn injuries, contact us online or call a Philadelphia work injury lawyer of Gross & Kenny, LLP, today at 267-589-0090 to schedule a free consultation.
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The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.
Currently, our law firm is remaining open to serve your legal needs. If you were working light duty or modified duty as a result of a work injury in Pennsylvania and were recently laid off or terminated from your job due to the Coronavirus you may be entitled to weekly workers' compensation checks for lost wages moving forward. Contact us to find out . We are open and ready to assist.
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