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Machinery Accidents

Call a Philadelphia workers’ compensation attorney who gets results

Many jobs involve working with different types of machines. Safety protocols need to be followed, but work accidents can easily happen that leave workers seriously injured. These workers then face mounting medical costs and loss of income. The Law Offices of Richard A. Jaffe, LLC helps them get the workers’ compensation benefits they need and deserve.

Filing a claim for benefits should be a simple process. The injured worker gets needed medical treatment and receives partial wages while unable to return to work. But insurance companies and employers often try to keep payments as low as possible. Philadelphia workers’ compensation attorney Richard A. Jaffe helps injured workers fight back.

Machines in the workplace can include:

  • Lathes
  • Milling machines
  • Welders
  • Grinders
  • Boring machines
  • Packaging machines
  • Industrial sewing machines

There is a wide range of injuries that workers can suffer in a machinery accident, depending on the accident and the type of machines. Workers could suffer lacerations, broken bones, crushed limbs or fingers, amputations, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or electrocution. They may require surgery, hospitalization, physical therapy and medication. Recovery could take weeks or months. Some workers are left with a permanent disability.

Fighting for injured workers

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania is supposed to cover the costs of medical treatment for injured workers and provide partial wages while they are unable to work. But employers can dispute claims for benefits. Insurance companies try to minimize payouts. Doctors chosen by employers may pressure workers to return to work before they are ready.

That’s why you need an experienced workers’ compensation attorney who will fight for your best interests. One who is prepared to fight for you in court, if that’s what it takes. Attorney Richard A. Jaffe, a Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law, has handled more than a thousand workers’ compensation claims and knows how to build cases that get results.

Attorney Jaffe used to represent insurance companies in workers’ compensation claims and knows the tactics they typically use to minimize benefits. Now he puts that knowledge to work on behalf of injured workers. Whether through a negotiated settlement, an appeals board decision or a verdict, he fights to get a resolution of your case that meets your needs.

Our firm can help you successfully navigate the claims process. We can help you file your initial claim for benefits. We gather evidence and fight for you during the appeals process if your claim is denied. And we put pressure on the insurance company to negotiate a settlement of your claim that works for you.

Contact us online or call 866-800-3332 to schedule a free consultation. Attorney Jaffe can explain your options and answer your questions.