Pearson Koutcher Law is proud to announce that four of its Pennsylvania workers’ comp lawyers, firm owners Eric Pearson and Jon Koutcher, and Partners Mindy Levin and Laura Brooke, have been chosen for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America. This is the ninth consecutive year that Eric has been honored with this prestigious recognition; it is five years running for Jon, and three years for both Laura and Mindy.
Eric, Jon, Mindy, and Laura have earned their reputations as outstanding advocates by providing exceptional individualized service to everyone who walks through the door. They rely on transparency and straightforwardness and strive for the optimal result, whether through successful litigation before a Judge or by negotiating a favorable settlement.
Pearson Koutcher Law is a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law firm comprised of seven attorneys dedicated to helping injured workers in the surrounding suburbs of Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley obtain the wage loss and medical benefits they deserve as a result of their work injuries.
US News and World Report highlighted Pearson Koutcher as a “Best Law Firm in workers’ compensation Law” for the past 6 years. The firm is also designated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell — a testament to Eric’s and Jon’s professional excellence. Both attorneys are Certified Workers Compensation Specialists, passing the examination the first year it was offered.
$215,000 Lump Sum Settlement for Injured Philadelphia Bicycle Designer
Jonathan Koutcher settled the case of a Philadelphia bicycle designer for $215,000. The injured worker was testing a bicycle at an out of state location and suffered a cervical spine fracture when thrown from the bicycle. Mr. Koutcher filed several petitions in the case, including petitions to add psychological, orthopedic and neurological injuries sustained by the injured worker. The worker’s compensation insurance company denied the requested additions to the accepted work injury, so Mr. Koutcher obtained testimony from the injured worker and treating physicians. Thereafter, the case was able to settle for a lump sum of $215,000, representing almost 7 years of wage loss benefits.
Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Settlement For A Delivery Man In Pennsylvania
Eric Pearson, Pennsylvania workers’ comp lawyer and founding partner at Pearson Koutcher Law, settled the PA workers’ compensation claim of a delivery man who injured his lower back lifting at work. At the time of the incident, the injured worker had been working for a family member’s business for over 20 years. The work injury was a herniated lower back disc preventing his client from returning to his job. Mr. Pearson negotiated a lump sum workers’ comp settlement of $175,000 plus payment of medical bills.
$260,000 PA Workers” Comp Settlement For Injured Philadelphia Carpenter
Pearson Koutcher settles the PA workers’ comp case of a young carpenter working in Philadelphia for $260,000. The injured worker was picking up a piece of drywall and felt a pop in his left knee. After three surgeries, the injured worker was still in extreme pain and unable to return to work, which also lead to serious psychological injuries including depression. A review petition to include the psychological injuries. Shortly following a mediation, the case was for medical treatment and nearly 5 years of wage loss benefits.
1. Immediately report your injury or work-related illness to your employer or supervisor. Tell them you were hurt on the job as well as the date and location of the injury. We recommend providing notice by a text or email so that the insurance company cannot challenge proper notice.
2. Seek medical attention. You may need to see your employer’s doctor, which depends on if your employer maintains a panel physician list. Ask if your employer has such a list and, if they do, ask that it is provided to you immediately. If they do not have a list, you are free to treat with whichever doctor you choose. Pearson Koutcher can provide access to a list of highly qualified doctors that can help you get what you need.
3. Know your rights. Contact the Philadelphia workers’ comp attorneys, at Pearson Koutcher Law and speak with a lawyer with expertise in workplace injury law. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience helping injured workers throughout Pennsylvania and will help you fully understand your rights as an injured employee and assist you in seeking the full Workers’ Compensation benefits you deserve under the law.
Injured workers have enough stress taking care of their physical and mental states. If you require a Philadelphia workers’ comp lawyer near me, be sure to contact Pearson Koutcher Law as they focus on you – your case and your recovery.