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If you get hurt on the job, you are entitled to appropriate compensation for your injuries. That’s the law. Your compensation may take the form of a number of benefits, including: lost wages and missed work, medical expenses, specific loss, rehabilitation and death benefits.
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If an injury, illness or disability keeps you from working, you may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. Our expert attorneys will help you apply for your benefits and will be there fighting for you throughout the process. Contact us for a free evaluation.
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ABOUT POND LEHOCKY STERN GIORDANO

PENNSYVLANIA WORKERS’ COMP LAWYERS

Founded by partners Samuel Pond, Jerry Lehocky, David Stern, and Thomas Giordano Jr., the law firm of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano opened its doors in July 2010 with six attorneys and only 22 total staff members. Today, as the largest workers' compensation and Social Security disability law firm in the region, Pond Lehocky boasts 12 office locations and over 200 staff members.

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RECENT BLOG POSTS

  • Does Workers’ Comp Cover a Repetitive Strain Injury?
    Many people associate workers’ compensation with one-time catastrophic work accidents such as a construction worker falling from scaffolding or a carpenter losing a limb. While these types of devastating injuries are most certainly eligible for workers’ compensation, there are other injuries that can take months or even years to develop.  Repetitive strain injury workers’ compensation...
  • Pond Lehocky's Occupational Safety Series: 8 things all injured police and law enforcement officers need to know
    There is no typical day for police officers, correctional officers or security guards. Interacting with criminals, suspects and the general public presents a constant stream of new challenges. More than 800,000 law enforcement officers risk their lives daily to ensure Americans’ safety1.   Here are 8 things all police officers should know if they experience an injury on the job:   1. Police...
  • Help avoid heat related illness: tips to stay safer while working
    As summer begins, it is especially important to pay attention to high temperatures when working outside.  People who work outdoors are vulnerable to extreme heat, which can result in serious injury or even death.    In order to combat heat illness for outdoor workers, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an application for smartphones that allows workers to
  • Pond Lehocky’s Occupational Safety Series: Common construction site dangers that can cause work injuries
    The  construction trade is one of the most dangerous occupations 1, and workers can be at high risk for on-the-job accidents and injuries. Many different jobs fall within the construction industry, including: laborers, heavy machine operators (forklift operators, crane operators), cement masons, demolition teams, electricians, pipe fitters, plumbers, sprinkler fitters, steam fitters,...
  • Does Workers’ Comp Cover a Repetitive Strain Injury?
    Many people associate workers’ compensation with one-time catastrophic work accidents such as a construction worker falling from scaffolding or a carpenter losing a limb. While these types of devastating injuries are most certainly eligible for workers’ compensation, there are other injuries that can take months or even years to develop.  Repetitive strain injury workers’ compensation...

LATEST NEWS

Managing Partner Sam Pond Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Workers’ Compensation Litigation
Jan 06 2017
Managing Partner Sam Pond has been selected to join America’s Top 100 Attorneys for Pennsylvania. Membership in the Top 100 is by invitation only, with eligibility based on a lifetime of exceptional achievement in the legal profession.   Professional experience, case results, community impact, peer reputation, among other aspects of an attorney’s career, help identify candidates worthy of... Read more
Hearing Related Work Injuries Top 22 Million Annually
Jan 03 2017
Have you or someone you know suffered from hearing loss or damage while on the job?  You are not alone.  A recent article in USA Today asserts that hearing damage and hearing loss are the most common type of workplace injury in the United States.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are “approximately 22 million workers exposed annually to hazardous levels of... Read more
Partner Dave Stern and Attorney Susan Nanes reveal how insurance companies use unnecessary investigations to delay benefits in their latest article for The Legal Intelligencer
Dec 16 2016
In their latest article in The Legal Intelligencer, Partner David Stern and Associate Susan Nanes discuss insurance companies’ abuse of the Temporary Notice of Compensation Payable (TNCP) in workers’ compensation cases. TNCPs were originally devised to allow insurance carriers an additional 90-day period to investigate less-than-certain claims. While conceived as a compromise between the... Read more