Workers' Compensation

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At the Law Offices of Brian E. Quinn, Darlene A. Marquette, Esquire is an experienced and compassionate attorney who will fight for income and medical benefits for injured workers. You will receive personal, individual consideration directly from an attorney who will pay attention to the smallest details in your case. If you were injured at work, and your employer has denied your claim or has failed to acknowledge your claim, with a Temporary Notice of Compensation Payable or Notice of Compensation Payable, contact us to arrange a free consultation with Darlene Marquette. We charge no fee of any kind unless we recover benefits or obtain a settlement for YOU.

We are able to get benefits in nearly all cases we handle. Any workplace injury or occupational disease qualifies you for income and medical benefits including:

  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Head/traumatic brain injuries
  • Repetitive use injuries such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis
  • Knee injuries including aggravation of pre-existing conditions such as arthritis
  • Amputations
  • Construction injuries

If you are injured at work and your employer has accepted your claim, it is important to consult with an attorney before making a statement to your employer's insurance company or signing any forms. At the Law Offices of Brian E. Quinn, we are happy to provide case review, free of charge.

If you were injured at work and you have not fully recovered and your employer is requiring you to return to work, even in a light duty position, you should consult with an attorney. In many situations, although an injured worker is anxious to get back to work, you should discuss your decision with your doctor and not return to work before he or she recommends you to. We are happy to review your case, free of charge, to discuss your options.

You can also discuss with your doctor, as well as your employer, the possibility of returning to restricted duty at work, perhaps on a part-time basis. Before making any decisions, you should contact us to arrange a free consultation. Remember, we charge no fee of any kind unless we recover benefits on your behalf or settlement.

Settlements

The Worker's Compensation Law in Pennsylvania permits settlement of your wage loss benefits, your medical benefits or both. Our attorneys have been very successful in obtaining maximum settlements for our clients.

Before accepting an inadequate settlement or going back to work without proper medical treatment for your injury, have your claim reviewed by an attorney at the Law Offices of Brian E. Quinn.

Notice of Compensation Payable

This document provides an injured worker protection under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act. The law requires that it be issued within 21 days following reporting of your injury to your employer. It provides for payment of medical benefits and wage loss benefits. Once a Notice of Compensation Payable is issued, your benefits cannot stop without an Order from a Workers' Compensation Judge. If this is not received by you within 21 days of reporting your work-injury, contact us.

Temporary Notice of Compensation Payable

This document provides an injured worker protection under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act but your employer or its insurance carrier may revoke this and issue a denial within 90 days.

Notice of Denial

If your claim has been denied, you may receive a Notice of Denial from your employer or its insurance company. A Notice of Denial means your employer has not accepted your claim and neither wage loss nor medical benefits will be paid. If you receive a Notice of Denial and you believe your claim was wrongfully denied, contact us. We will file a Claim Petition on your behalf and rigorously fight for the benefits you deserve.

In some situations, you will not receive any documents even if your employer is paying wage loss or medical benefits. Without securing the proper documents, your employer can stop paying your benefits at any time without any notice to you. Contact us and we will be happy to review your case to secure the required documents to legally protect you.