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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.
Social Security Disability
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
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 …
RECENT BLOG POSTS
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By: Jerry M. Lehocky, Partner The dictionary definition of insurance is an agreement between a person and a company where, in exchange for regular payment from the individual, the business promises to cover costs in the event of personal injury, death, or of property...read more
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano Partners and Attorneys Selected to 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists
This year, Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano had more lawyers selected to the Super Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Rising Stars lists than ever before. In 2018, 12 attorneys were recognized for their legal excellence by Super Lawyers®. Partners Samuel Pond, Jerry Lehocky,...read more
In his latest article for The Legal Intelligencer, Pond Lehocky Associate Raphael Castro gives advice to young lawyers who are just getting started in the legal field. His article, “Four Things They Don't Teach You in Law School,” describes what new lawyers should...read more
Associate Kaitlin Files was featured in the May 2018 edition of The Philadelphia Bar Reporter. Kaitlin presented a donation of $2,000 to Central Montgomery County Technical High School (CMTHS) with Judge Todd Seelig, Co-Chair of The Philadelphia Bar Association’s...read more