If you get fired while you are collecting Workers’ Compensation benefits, you may wonder about your options. Now is a time when you could benefit from the advice of an experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyer.
For more than 20 years, Philadelphia attorneys, Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny have aggressively fought for the rights of injured workers in Pennsylvania. If you have lost your job while collecting Workers’ Compensation benefits, contact us today for a free initial consultation about your case.
First of all, you have a right to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits for as long as you are unable to work due to your injury. If you are collecting Workers’ Compensation benefits, you have a right to continue to receive those benefits. If you are working in a light work duty or modified work duty assignment, your former employer has to reinstate your Workers’ Compensation benefits under Pennsylvania law.
If your employer stops your Workers’ Compensation benefits for any reason, our lawyers will seek to reinstate those benefits as quickly as possible.
In Pennsylvania, it is against the law for your employer to fire you or retaliate against you for filing a Workers’ Compensation claim. Unfortunately, some employers will look for another reason to fire an injured worker.
If your employer fires you, our lawyers will evaluate your case for a wrongful termination claim. Our goal is to negotiate with your employer to obtain a favorable outcome. If your employer is not willing to negotiate and we believe you have a strong case, we are willing and able to defend your rights in court.
Our Philadelphia work injury lawyers handle Workers’ Compensation and wrongful termination cases on a contingent fee basis, which means we don’t get paid unless you do. Contact us online or call 267-589-0090 today to arrange a free, confidential consultation with the Law Offices of Gross & Kenny, LLP.