Allentown Lawyer Who Can Help if You Were Fired After an Injury
Answering Questions About Workers' Compensation in the ABE Region
A common question after a work injury is whether hiring a lawyer to help with a workers' compensation claim can hurt the employee-employer relationship. Can you be fired, demoted or otherwise disciplined? The short answer is, "No."
Injured at work? We can help. Call 484-821-5026.
You Cannot Be Fired or Disciplined for a Workers' Compensation Claim
Pennsylvania law states that it is illegal to fire an employee who files a workers' compensation claim, whether or not there is an attorney involved. Furthermore, workers' compensation judges are empowered to decide if someone was illegally terminated after filing a claim. An employee has several layers of protection against retaliation by an employer.
Get Objective Advice. Contact Our Law Firm.
Questions such as this one underscore the importance of seeking out knowledgeable advice from a knowledgeable workers' compensation attorney. Having advice from someone who is on your side, rather than someone working for the employer or the workers' compensation insurance carrier, is the best way to get objective advice about your rights. Neither the employer nor the insurance carrier is a good source of information; it is to their advantage that you not hire a lawyer.
It Costs You Nothing To Learn About Your Rights
Our law firm understands that you might be reluctant to hire an attorney because of your concerns about your job. That is one of the reasons we offer a free initial consultation; this allows you to learn about your rights and how our attorney can help with without cost or obligation. If your job was affected by filing a workers' compensation claim, our law firm can help you take action.
Wondering if getting a workers' compensation lawyer will affect your job? Contact our law firm for a free initial consultation about your rights. Call our workers' compensation lawyer at 484-821-5026 to learn how you can get the injury compensation to which you are entitled.
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