Experienced Wilkes-Barre Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Most employees in Pennsylvania are covered by workers' compensation insurance. This coverage pays for medical care and lost wage compensation after a workplace injury or work-related illness occurs. However, getting your benefits can be complicated, and your employer and their insurance company may attempt to limit the care and benefits you receive or even deny your claim completely.
The workers’ compensation attorneys at Distasio & Kowalski are focused on helping injured Pennsylvania workers get the compensation they deserve after suffering workplace injuries and illnesses. We realize how frustrating the workers’ comp claim process can be and we’re here to help. If you have suffered an injury while on the job, talk with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer today.
What should I do if I am injured at work in Pennsylvania?
If you are injured on the job, you should immediately report your injury to your employer. Providing speedy notice of your injury is important. Failure to report the injury in a timely manner may affect your benefits. Be sure to consult with a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney in a timely manner as well. We want to be sure you get the benefits you deserve.
Common Types of Pennsylvania Workplace Injuries
At Distasio & Kowalski, LLC, we help injured workers in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and throughout Pennsylvania with a wide range of workplace injuries. Examples of types of work injury claims our workers’ comp lawyers handle include, but are not limited to:
- Traumatic Brain injury
- Head, neck, back and shoulder injury
- Burns & Electrocution
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Lung Disease
- Broken bones
- Crush injuries
- Hand and wrist injury
- Carpal tunnel and other repetitive stress injury
- Leg, knee, ankle or foot injury
- Eye Injury
- Hearing Loss
The workers compensation lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski, LLC also represent clients who have suffered an occupational disease within the scope of their employment throughout Pennsylvania, including Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties.
A Trusted Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Lawyer
The Workers Compensation lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski, LLC know how a work injury can leave your family in financial distress and unable to pay bills. Do not let this happen to you or your family. If you've been hurt on the job, your employer is required to pay for your related medical bills and lost wages, otherwise known as indemnity benefits. If your work injury claim has been denied, the workers compensation lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski can help. The lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski have experience representing clients who were hurt at work all over Pennsylvania including, counties in Northeastern, PA, and specifically the towns of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Hazleton, Allentown, Stroudsburg, Williamsport, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, the Poconos and more areas throughout the state.
Fighting for Injured Pennsylvania Workers
The workers’ compensation lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski can be successful in winning benefits, money and cash for Pennsylvania workers hurt in all types of job settings, including manufacturing injury, truck driver injury, construction injury, oil and gas field injury, retail injury, transportation injury, healthcare worker injury, nursing home worker injury, factory injury, and just about every other type of workplace injury. Whether a judge has denied benefits because the lawyer for the defense argued your injury occurred outside the scope of your employment, or the insurance company has denied future medical benefits and future lost wages, the worker’s compensation lawyers at Distasio & Kowalski, LLC can help you fight to get the workers’ comp benefits you deserve. Let us help you get all of the benefits and money you may be entitled to, such as permanent or partial disability. The workers’ comp attorneys at Distasio & Kowalski will also represent an injured worker who is forced to defend against an employer’s insurance company attempting to terminate, suspend or modify benefits.