Harrisburg Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo is Harrisburg’s premier workers’ compensation law firm. We have been helping workers get their workers’ comp and Social Security Disability benefits for over 80 years.
Our Harrisburg workers' compensation attorney, Eileen A. Pomento has represented injured workers since 1997 and handles all the firm's cases that are litigated in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Gettysburg, and Chambersburg.
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Harrisburg, the Capital of America’s birthplace. Harrisburg is the metropolitan center for some hundreds of communities. It has the perfect mix of everything ranging from historical landmarks to big name corporations, all right around the corner from each other.
Harrisburg houses a big number of government jobs. Since it is the Capital, it only makes sense that there are so many job opportunities in different levels and types of government jobs for the residents of this great city to apply to.
The Harrisburg Regional Chamber is an active association that offers many different types of services to enhance local businesses, business growth, lobbying at all levels of government and sponsors an annual business fair that has been noted to being the reason many businesses prosper in Harrisburg.
There are 19936 total workers in the labor force that resides and works in Harrisburg. It is important to note that the term “labor force” includes employed and unemployed workers. According to DATA USA, Harrisburg’s employment rate is 4.06%, meaning that it is only growing and at a rapid speed.
Highlights of Harrisburg
Some of the most historical landmarks in Harrisburg range from the capitol building, the national civil war museum, to the rockville bridge ( the longest stone bridge when it was built in 1902). Theses landmarks are all a part of the history that has made Harrisburg the thriving city it is today. Harrisburg is the home of a giant industrial area that house big corporations like Tyco Electronics, Hershey Food, IBM and Rite Aid Corp.The largest employer of Harrisburg is the State Government, giving the economy some stability in terms of the job market and is the main attraction the brings people to Pennsylvania. Since Hershey is in such close proximity to Harrisburg, it has been one of the biggest reasons why Harrisburg is such an economically well off city. Hershey is the largest employer in the food and medical industries. It also is a main attraction for tourists, so it boosts the hospitality industry’s revenues also.
Some of the most historical landmarks in Harrisburg range from the capitol building, the national civil war museum, to the rockville bridge ( the longest stone bridge when it was built in 1902). Theses landmarks are all a part of the history that has made Harrisburg the thriving city it is today.
Harrisburg is the home of a giant industrial area that house big corporations like Tyco Electronics, Hershey Food, IBM and Rite Aid Corp.The largest employer of Harrisburg is the State Government, giving the economy some stability in terms of the job market and is the main attraction the brings people to Pennsylvania.
Since Hershey is in such close proximity to Harrisburg, it has been one of the biggest reasons why Harrisburg is such an economically well off city. Hershey is the largest employer in the food and medical industries. It also is a main attraction for tourists, so it boosts the hospitality industry’s revenues also.
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions
What workers’ compensation benefits can I expect?
If your workers’ comp claim is approved, you can receive payment for medical care, lost wage benefits, permanent injury pay, retraining costs and more.
According to Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law, injured workers earning workers’ compensation benefits may also qualify for a lump-sum settlement. However, this stipulation may not be right for you.
Our legal team will decide the best course of action for your case – all you have to do is start a free case review to get things in motion.
How long will it take to get my benefits?
The resolution for a workers’ compensation case can take as long as 16 months. However, the timeline before getting your benefits depends on different factors.
In Pennsylvania, there is a 21-day period where employers can decide whether to accept or reject an employee’s claim. If an insurer denies a claim, the insurance company has 90 days to investigate your claim.
Having an experienced attorney at your side can help expedite this process, and get your benefits sooner than you might on your own.
What can a workers’ compensation attorney do for me?
A workers’ comp attorney will give you proper guidance in your workers’ compensation case. You can rest assured that your rights remain protected and they will fight for the maximum benefit you are entitled to.
Our team at KK&O has years of experience helping Pennsylvania’s workers who have been the victims of work-related injury cases, and can simplify the process for you.
Can I get workers’ compensation if I’m in a union?
Union workers are eligible for workers’ compensation and may have certain workplace protections over non-union workers.
If you are part of a union, a PA workers’ compensation lawyer helps review your union contract. It will usually specify how you can report your injuries, pay for medical treatment, and file for wage loss benefits.
How can I get workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania?
Under the PA Workers’ Compensation Law, you are entitled to compensation benefits if you get injured at work. To claim your compensation, you must inform your employer of the injury within 120 days after it occurred and provide medical evidence from your doctor.
Some diseases qualified for compensation include respiratory diseases, like black lung disease, and repetitive motion injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Who you are
You’re a proud resident of harrisburg! You are a dedicated, driven and tough worker. People are serious in this city; a “if you want to win big, you have to play big” mentality is the type of attitude you have been conditioned to live by. However, even the biggest winners can get hurt when they least expect it. If you’re hurt on the job, you need to contact a workers compensation lawyer so you can get right back in the game to be one of harrisburg’s big winners.
Who we are
We are Harrisburg’s premier Workers’ Compensation law firm. Harrisburg plays hard, and we play even harder to protect and get the compensation workers deserve after getting injured on the job.
Our firm also specializes in the Social Security Disability (SSDI and SSI) processes. If you have a claim for either of these types of cases, don’t hesitate to reach out to us, because we know the Social Security System of Pennsylvania. With proper guidance, you can rest assured that your rights remain protected as you create a strategy to obtain and keep the benefits you deserve.
There is never a fee for advice or a consultation. Your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, we do not charge you a fee, until we win your case. Contact us today for a consultation.
What we will do for you:
You may be a nurse, surgeon, or doctor working in UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, Hershey Medical Center, or select specialty hospital- Harrisburg. The most common injuries for health care workers include:
- Emotional stress stemming from experiencing violence or abuse in the workplace from patients or superiors
- Falling, slipping and tripping
- Strains and sprains of various body parts from lifting patients and heavy equipment
You may be one of the technological geniuses at Tyco and have recently been exposed to harmful chemicals that have made you unable to work due to the dangerous side effects they had on your health.
Or you could be a worker in the Capitol building that has a high stress position, working many hours a day, dealing with giant number of difficult people, suffering from stress related issues that could ultimately cause negative repercussions like a stroke, high blood pressure, etc.
You could be one of the unlucky few who get injured at work and cannot work again for a temporary amount of time, or may never be able to work again in some cases. A case like this leaves you with partial or no source of income, leaving you no choice but to get an outside source of money to help you make ends meet.
Get Your Free Consultation With a Harrisburg Workers' Comp Attorney
Get help from our lawyers at KK&O for your workers’ comp case today. Our team is dedicated to serving Harrisburg injured and disabled workers.
Contact us at 844-243-4836, start a live chat or visit our law office for a free consultation. We do not charge attorney fees until you get your compensation.