Scarring And Burn Injuries May Qualify For Increased Workers’ Compensation Benefits
In Pennsylvania, the number of weeks of workers’ compensation benefits that is allowed for burns and scarring injuries depends on the location and size of the scar. The scarring has to be on the head or neck to qualify for benefits.
At the Law Office of Richard F. Maffett, we represent clients throughout Central Pennsylvania who have burn injuries and scarring on the face or neck. We can meet with you to evaluate your injuries, explain your rights and options, and address any of your questions or concerns. If you have a workers’ compensation claim, we will work diligently to help you obtain the benefits or compensation you deserve.
Do you have a face or neck injury that involves burns or scarring? Contact us today for a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer. We promptly return all messages.
Handling Complex Workers’ Comp Cases For Over 30 Years
In order to be awarded disfigurement benefits for scarring of the head, face, or neck, a workers’ compensation judge will review your scar injuries and render an award. His or her decision may be reviewed by the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board. In these situations, the injured worker may benefit from legal representation.
With more than 30 years of legal experience, Richard Maffett is prepared to handle even the most complex cases. As an experienced Harrisburg burn injury attorney, he will advocate for your best interests in the hearing before the judge, and work to help you obtain the best possible outcome.
For a free initial consultation, call us today at 717-233-4160. Or, if you prefer to send an email, you may do so using our secure online form. Our Harrisburg office is located one block from the Pennsylvania governor’s mansion.
Personal injury and workers’ compensation cases are billed on contingency, which means we don’t collect unless you are compensated.