Almost all types of workplace injuries may be compensated under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act, from carpal tunnel syndrome to amputation. If you contract an illness because of working conditions at your place of employment, you may also be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits.
For more than 20 years, Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny have aggressively fought for the rights of injured workers. Gross & Kenny, LLP, use all the legal tactics and skills at their disposal to make sure that each client gets full and complete compensation for his or her work-related injury. If you have sustained an on-the-job injury, contact a work injury lawyer in Philadelphia today to schedule a free and confidential consultation.
Most common workplace injuries are covered by Workers’ Compensation, which requires your employer to pay medical bills and reimburse you for lost wages if you are hurt on the job. Common injuries include:
Workers’ Compensation injury benefits may be available even if the injury was caused by carelessness on the part of the employee or employer. However, you may not be entitled to Workers’ Compensation injury benefits if:
Note, though, that you are covered by Workers’ Compensation and eligible for benefits any time that you are injured in an activity while furthering the interests of your employer (e.g., in activities ranging from driving a vehicle while on company business to participating in a company social event such as a picnic).
At Gross & Kenny, LLP, we are ready and available to answer any question you may have about your right to receive compensation after a workplace injury. Call our Philadelphia work injury lawyers today at 267-589-0090 or contact us online for a free appointment. We return all calls within the same day and we don’t get paid unless you do.