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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 for 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.
If you have been wrongfully terminated discriminated against at work, or had other work-related issues, you are entitled to employment law benefits. One of our experienced employment lawyers can help you file your claim successfully.
If you are disabled and cannot work, are you receiving the benefits you deserve under your long-term disability (LTD) policy? Contact us today for a FREE consultation.
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ABOUT POND LEHOCKY STERN GIORDANO
Pennsylvania 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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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION QUESTIONS
Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?
Workers’ compensation benefits in Pennsylvania are not considered taxable income. For federal income tax purposes, workers’ compensation awarded under a workers’ …
How do you know if you need a PA workers’ compensation attorney?
Serious work-related injuries or illnesses and the litigation process are all situations that generally require legal representation. If you are injured, or have contracted a work-related …
Can my employer try to terminate my workers’ compensation benefits in Pennsylvania?
Unfortunately, yes. Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, your employer may file a petition to terminate your right to workers’ compensation benefits, if it can show that …
What injuries, diseases or illnesses are covered by workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania?
Generally, injuries, illnesses and diseases caused by your work are covered from the first day of employment. Any employee who was injured in the state of Pennsylvania is covered under …
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