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Dealing With The Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Bethlehem PA Attorney Cuts Through The Confusion

If you cannot work due to a workplace injury or illness in Pennsylvania, you will likely need to deal with the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation in order to receive workers' compensation benefits.

If you have never dealt with this state agency before, the entire process and how the system works can be overwhelming. And if you make a mistake, you and your family could miss out on important benefits you're legally entitled to receive under the law.

We know how the system works at Vellner Law, PC. That's because attorney Vellner and his talented legal team have extensive experience helping injured workers deal with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation. Attorney Tony Vellner has been practicing this area of law since 1991. There's no substitute for success, no substitute for experience.

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How The System Works

Initially, you might not have to deal directly with the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation. After you report your work-related injury to your employer, it is your employer's responsibility to notify the Bureau of Workers' Compensation about your injury.

However, if your employer or your employer's insurance company question your workplace injury and claim you are not eligible for workers' compensation, or if your claim is denied, you will then likely need to deal directly with the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation.

Specifically, you will likely need to appear before a Workers' Compensation Judge in Allentown or Easton, the two locations that handle workers' compensation claims in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.

Why Choose Us

Dealing with a large state agency on your own can be overwhelming. That's why we want to help you successfully navigate your way through the system. As your attorney, we will represent you every step of the way. This can include:

  • Appealing a denied workers' compensation claim.
  • Filing a petition with the Office of Adjudication, which assigns petitions to workers' compensation Judges in order to resolve disputes.
  • Representing you in court before a Workers' Compensation Judge.
  • Obtaining medical records, important paperwork from the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation, and the legal deposition(s) of your doctor.

And every step of the way, we will keep you informed and explain the status of your claim or your appeal. We handle a limited number of workers' compensation cases. That way, we can focus our attention on important legal cases just like yours.

You have too much at stake to take chances with your future. Contact our law firm and schedule your free consultation today. We can meet with you in our Bethlehem office or wherever is convenient for you.