Krasno Law: Stroudsburg Workers' Compensation Lawyers
The Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo team in Stroudsburg has over 80 years of experience in representing Pennsylvania's injured and disabled workers.
We have been awarded three “Lawyers of the Year” recognitions in workers’ compensation law and have secured an Avvo “Top Attorney” Rating of Superb for personal injury. We also have earned thousands of positive client reviews from injured workers and families we have helped.
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Stroudsburg is a charming town located in Monroe County that is considered the northeastern section of Pennsylvania. Located between The Pocono Mountains, New York State, and The Delaware Water Gap, the town has access to some of The Keystone State’s most beautiful outdoor areas.
The town Is the namesake of Jacob Stroud, whose family first founded Stroudsburg in the 1700s. Because of the age of the town, it has a deep and rich history. This history led to many historical sites being declared within the boroughs’ limits.
The Stroud Mansion is an iconic part of the town’s history and is even registered on the United States registry of national historic places. The founder of the town built the beautiful house for his son, John. Other historic landmarks like the Monroe County Courthouse and the Kitson Wool Mill provide ample opportunities to enjoy a piece of history.
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The town has some fantastic schools. The public-school district, The Stroudsburg Area School District is noted as being extremely successful with great athletic and academic programs. Stroudsburg even has its university, East Stroudsburg University. Prospective students come from all over Pennsylvania to spend their college years studying in Stroudsburg.
A Stroudsburg fun the fact that you may not know is that Daniel Chun, one of the writers from hit T.V. sitcom, The Office is from Stroudsburg! Maybe his hometown was the inspiration for the location of the show.
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions
What workers’ compensation benefits can I expect?
According to the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law, workers injured while on the job may be qualified to receive workers’ compensation benefits.
Injury claims allow you to receive medical or lost wage benefits. Other benefits include permanent injury pay, retraining costs, or benefits for dependents of someone who died on the job.
How long will it take to get my benefits?
The average workers’ compensation case can take 16 months to resolve. Before receiving your workers’ comp benefits, the timeline can be affected by various factors.
In Pennsylvania, your employer or the insurance company has a 21-day waiting period to decide whether to accept or reject your workers’ compensation claim. From there, the insurer can spend up to 90 days investigating your claim.
Your workers’ comp attorney can help expedite the process and make sure that all involved parties are moving forward at a reasonable pace.
What can a workers’ compensation attorney do for me?
A workers’ compensation attorney provides legal representation in your workers’ compensation case.
If you are hurt at work, or your claim is challenged by your employer or the insurance company, a workers’ comp lawyer can help you fight for your benefits.
We have helped more than 300,000 victims of work-related injury cases. We’ve gone above and beyond to help ensure our clients receive the maximum benefits available to them.
Can I get workers’ compensation if I’m in a union?
Union members are qualified to receive workers’ compensation. Our lawyers can help union employees review the union contract or collective bargaining agreement, and follow all legal necessities.
These agreements frequently state how you report workplace injuries, obtain medical treatment, and file for wage loss benefits.
How can I get workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania?
An individual who sustained a work injury may be entitled to compensation benefits under the PA Workers’ Compensation Law. You must inform your employer and file for a workers’ comp claim within 120 days to qualify for benefits.
Who You Are:
The economy in Stroudsburg is rock solid, and growing every day. The Pocono Mountains provide a constant stream of revenue in the tourism industry. The chain of mountains and all the attractions that come with them brings around eight million visitors every year which results in a yearly economic impact of around one billion dollars. That is impressive! Residents of this area have a lot to brag about. More tourist flock to the Pocono Mountains than Philadelphia, or Pittsburgh.
The people that live here know that they live in the hidden gem of Pennsylvania, and are proud of it!
Maybe you work in a tourist attraction like Camelback Mountain Waterpark, Blue Mountain Ski Area, or The Claws and Paws Wild Animal Park. You care about tourist having the best possible vacation, but who cares about you if you get hurt on the job?
Although the tourism industry is booming, the most common job in the Stroudsburg is in food service industries. There are a number of chain restaurants and family-owned dining spots that build the culinary scene. It’s a fact that waiters, bartenders, and other service industry workers are hard workers. They work long shifts and work tirelessly to serve their guests.
Who We Are:
Krasno, Krasno, & Onwudinjo is Pennsylvania’s oldest Workers’ Compensation law firm. We serve all areas of Pennsylvania but have an office location in Stroudsburg. For over three generations, our firm has handled thousands of cases which has proven our dedication to serving and protecting Pennsylvania’s injured workers. It is our mission to ensure that no one that is injured on the job goes without fair representation.
What We Can Do for You:
Slip and falls are one of the most common on the job injuries. Restaurant workers, after nurses, are the most common group to suffer from slip and falls. Kitchens and bars can become slippery and dangerous during the night. There are policies that need to be followed to ensure that workers are safe and free from harm during their shift.
If you are hurt at work while working at the Pocono’s various hotel and entertainment venues, there is a long list of injuries that could happen. Anything from burns, broken bones, and head injuries can happen at any time.
If you or a loved one have been hurt at work in Stroudsburg or any city in Pennsylvania Krasno, Krasno, & Onwudinjo should be your first and only call. We never charge any fees until you win your case. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Get Your Free Consultation With a Stroudsburg Workers' Comp Attorney
If you or your loved one were injured at work, we want to help.
At KK&O, we can help you receive the maximum workers’ comp benefits you deserve. We are located all over Pennsylvania, including Harrisburg, Allentown, Philadelphia, Pottsville and Wilkes-Barre.
Call us at 844-243-4917, fill out the contact form on our website or start a live chat to get your free case review today.