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Workers' Compensation for Injured Healthcare Professionals

Nurses, medical assistants, and healthcare transportation workers are a few of the important gears that keep our hospitals moving. They are the first to arrive and the last to leave. They put in long hours caring for the sick and unwell and, because of this, often find themselves in need of medical care.

If you've been injured while working in any of the following occupations:

  • Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Hospital Patient Transportation
  • Nursing Home Aid
  • Physical/Occupational Therapist and PT/OT Aide
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • And more

You could be entitled to Pennsylvania's workers' compensation benefits for your lost wages, medical expenses, and more. The workers' compensation system is difficult to navigate and can be confusing when you're already dealing with an injury. At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we're able to help guide you to the compensation you deserve. Call us at 1-866-943-3427 or fill out our free online legal consultation in the top right corner of this page.

I could call my attorney anytime. He always returned my calls. He was absolutely wonderful! If I had a problem, like not getting my workers comp checks, my attorney and my legal assistant were right on it. Injured nursing home worker
Clearfield County, PA

We Can Help With Your PA Workers' Comp Claim

A report released by Public Citizen indicates that healthcare workers – namely nurses, medical assistants, and hospital transportation staff – are among the most regularly injured on the job. In 2010, the healthcare industry reported 653,900 injuries that occurred at work. That's nearly 152,000 more reported injuries than the next leading industry.

If you were hurt on the job, you might be wondering if you need an attorney. Consider these questions:

  • Were you stuck with a needle or exposed to hazardous materials?
  • Were you injured moving a patient?
  • Are you already receiving workers' compensation, but are in danger of losing benefits or receiving reduced payments?
  • Are you being asked to return to work, but are still too injured to do so?
  • Are you interested in taking a lump sum settlement, but don't know what to do?

These are all good reasons to contact our attorneys today. You might qualify for several different types of benefits. The workers' compensation system is complicated, so it's important to have a legal professional on your side to get you the benefits you deserve.

Types of Workers' Compensation Benefits

Workers' compensation is a complex system that's covered in a sea of red tape. Not to mention that insurance companies can make applying for workers' comp even more difficult. In many cases, you may be able to receive multiple benefits through workers' compensation, such as:

  • Lost Wages
  • Lump Sum Settlement
  • Scars
  • Specific Loss and Amputation
  • Injuries from Defective Products

Our experienced legal team can help you determine your best options. It's important to contact us right away, because your claim must be filed within 120 days of the accident.

Remember Our Motto – "There's Never a Fee Unless We Get Money for You."

There's never a fee unless we get you the compensation you deserve. The last thing you want is another bill. If we don't win your case, it'll cost you absolutely nothing. Our experienced legal team will work to get you the benefits and compensation you need to help get your life back on track.

We'll cover all the upfront costs, providing any and all additional resources required to build your case. If you contact us, your lawyer will lay out all the details upfront, so there aren't any surprises.

If you've been denied workers' compensation, are worried you'll lose payments or have them reduced, or are being forced back to work too soon, then you should call our attorneys right away. We're here to protect your legal rights.

Public Citizen. Health Care Workers Unprotected. Public Citizen Foundation, 17 Jul. 2013.
Web. Jan. 2014.
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