Grounds for Denial of Workers’ Compensation Claims
Grounds for denial of a Workers’ Compensation claim may include, but are not limited to:
- the injury is not determined by a physician to have resulted in a disability;
- the injury is not related to the employment;
- the disability is a pre-existing condition and not aggravated or exacerbated by the employment;
- the injured worker is not covered by the Workers’ Compensation insurance, i.e. an independent contractor;
- the delayed, inaccurate or incomplete filing of documents and other administrative problems associated with the Workmen Compensation claim.
Not sure if you should file a Workers’ Compensation claim?
You need a Workmen Compensation lawyer and that’s what you’ll get at Pearson Koutcher Law. Pearson Koutcher Law only handles Work Comp cases and with over forty years of combined experience, we know how to get results for our clients. Our workplace accident attorneys are proud of the relationships we maintain with our clients. We provide outstanding Workplace Compensation services and exceptional results through hard work, communication, and mutual respect. All our clients are given the phone number of the work injury attorney handling their case and are encouraged to call whenever needed. Consultations are arranged at the convenience of the client, whether in our office or at their home. We serve clients who’ve been hurt at work in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia. We always offer impeccable service and are there for you in your time of need.
What to Do If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Is Denied
If your workplace accident claim is denied, you have no choice but to proceed with litigation. You must file a Claim Petition for Workers’ Compensation benefits in court. Again, time limits for a Claim Petition strictly apply. You need to move quickly and you don’t want to proceed on your own. The attorneys at PearsonKoutcher, LLP, have represented countless injured workers in Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania and Delaware areas, fighting for their rights to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation laws. We work hard to prove that our clients suffered workplace injuries or illnesses and are entitled to medical benefits, wage loss compensation, and specific loss benefits.
How Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Assist You
Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation attorneys understand the complexities of a successful Workers’ Compensation claim against an uncooperative employer or insurer. We will carefully and comprehensively gather the evidence to support your work injury claim and file a thorough and accurate Claim Petition with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. At the job injury claim hearing before a Workers’ Compensation judge, we will passionately argue your position, skillfully presenting proof of the cause, severity, duration and residual effects of your job-related injury or illness. We will competently present a solid case supporting your work injury claim that will likely include your testimony, along with your doctors’ expert opinions about your condition and the medical treatments necessary for your optimal recovery. We will zealously cross examine employer witnesses and doctors who may provide an opinion consistent with the insurance company’s position.
If Your Workplace Injury Claim Is Denied, Contact Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
At PearsonKoutcher, LLP, our workplace injury attorneys fight for the Workers’ Compensation you deserve and the resources you need to move forward and make the best possible recovery – both physical and financial. Your employer’s insurance company will be represented by an experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney. You should be represented by one too. If your employer denies your claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits, contact PearsonKoutcher, LLP, immediately to talk to an experienced, competent Workman’s Comp attorney who has only YOUR best interests in mind.
Pearson Koutcher Law
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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528 Maple Street,
Bethlehem, PA 18018