Helping injured people since 1947

Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Serving Allentown, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, all of Pennsylvania & New Jersey

Lives change when injuries occur. Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers are dedicated to helping people who find their world changed by a workplace accident, injury, or exposure. We help injured workers throughout Pennsylvania receive both Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability benefits. Our firm is experienced in representing injured workers navigate through the complexities of the Workers’ Compensation process when their Workers’ Compensation benefits are threatened or denied.

We are happy to have one of our experienced Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers answer your questions and review your case for free. Please call us at 1-800-222-USWA (8792) or complete our short contact form and a member of our firm will contact you. There is no fee unless we recover money for you. We represent clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey including Allentown, Harrisburg, Reading and Bethlehem.

Here are some questions you may have:

When am I entitled to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits?

You are entitled to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits if you are disabled because of a work-related injury, disease, or condition. Even if you had prior health problems or if your job aggravated or worsened those problems, you can file for Workers’ Compensation.

What must I do to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits?

If you are injured at work, you must report your injury to your supervisor or the personnel department as soon as possible. Tell them what is wrong, how it happened, and why you feel your health problem was caused by your job. Keep a private record of your report of injury.

When will payment of Workers ‘Compensation start?

Your medical bills should be paid as they are submitted. Weekly Workers’ Compensation benefits should be paid within 21 days of the date the company is notified of your injury.

What if the company turns me down or does not pay within 21 days?

If the company turns you down, it should send a written notice of denial. If you receive the written notice of denial or hear nothing from the company within 21 days, call us at 1-800-222-USWA (8792). Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers will tell you what to do to enforce your rights.

Will I lose my job for filing a Workers’ Compensation claim?

You cannot be fired or disciplined in any way for reporting your injury or filing a claim for compensation.

If I am receiving Workers’ Compensation benefits is there anyone I can sue for my injury?

If your injury was caused completely or in part by someone other than your employer, you might have a third-party claim. To find out, call Galfand Berger and ask to speak to one of our reputable Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers or complete our short contact form.

Lump-Sum Settlements

Workers’ Compensation benefits are usually paid weekly. There are many occasions when an injured worker will best be served by a lump-sum settlement. Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers at Galfand Berger work hard for our clients to make sure a lump-sum settlement is in their best interest. Here is a partial list of recent lump-sum settlements we have negotiated for our clients:

Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers of Galfand Berger: Client Recoveries

Awards and Recognition

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We serve clients in Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg, Reading, throughout Pennsylvania and in New Jersey. Our offices are located in Philadelphia, Reading, and Bethlehem, Pa.

We work to protect the rights of clients who have been injured as a result of car accidents, defective products, unsafe equipment and machinery, workplace accidents, medical malpractice and any other serious injuries or accidents.

Galfand Berger LLP is located in Philadelphia, PA and serves clients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including Bala Cynwyd, Merion Station, Wynnewood, Philadelphia, Narberth, Gladwyne, Elkins Park, Cheltenham, Wyncote, Upper Darby, Ardmore, Glenside, Lafayette Hill, Havertown, Haverford, Flourtown, Darby, Oreland, Jenkintown, Drexel Hill, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Philadelphia County.

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Phone: 1-800-222-USWA (8792)

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