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Maximizing your benefits after a Pennsylvania workplace accident

The government provides protections for workers who are injured on-the-job. As a member of the Pennsylvania workforce, it is crucial that you know what these protections are. Hopefully, you will never need to access government programs like workers' compensation, but knowing your rights will ensure you get all of the benefits you deserve if you do become injured.

Unfortunately, not all employers educate their staff members about the compensation or benefits available following a workplace accident that causes injury. As a result, many workers do not even realize that they have options. Workers' compensation is in place to help an injured employee cope in the aftermath of an accident. Some of the benefits available to workers include compensation for lost wages and medical expenses.

However, the benefits mentioned above do not automatically kick in. As an employee injured in a workplace accident, you have to do your part. This means reporting the accident and the injury as quickly as possible. You will also need to get a medical assessment that complies with the terms set out by the workers' compensation program. Sometimes an injured worker will need to file many documents and meet with a workers' compensation insurance adjuster. It can be overwhelming in the wake of an injury.

Accuracy is critical to getting the maximum benefits for which you are qualified. A workers' compensation attorney can assist you with all of the steps required to file a successful claim. A lawyer can also help if your claim is denied or if your employer attempts to block or discourage you from filing a claim. You can find out other ways a lawyer can assist you by reading our workers' compensation web pages.

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Our Philadelphia firm and attorneys have received numerous accolades in the area of workers' compensation law. Several of our attorneys have been recognized by their peers and listed in Super Lawyers since 2006. The Super Lawyers process recognizes the top lawyers in their fields in Pennsylvania.

Since 2010, our law firm has been rated as a tier-one law firm for workers' compensation law claimants in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report — Best Law Firms Edition.

Since 2009, Jason Krasno has been selected to the Best Lawyers® "America's Best" series. The Best Lawyers® award is given only to a handful of attorneys throughout the United States each year. Jason was also selected as a top workers' compensation attorney. You can see the articles on Jason in Newsweek's Aug. 23, 2010, edition.

Krasno Krasno & OnwudinjoWhen You Need A Workers' Compensation Or Social Security Attorney
Serving Philadelphia Since 1936

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