Common Injuries in Workers Compensation Cases
Western Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Injured workers come to our Pittsburgh law firm for assistance with workers’ compensation benefits. Attorney Melvin L. Vatz hasapproximately40 years of experience helping workers injured in the course of their employment. We have been able to obtain wage replacement, medical treatment, death benefits, and disability benefits. We provide sound advice based on our many years of experience helping injured employees on matters such as lump sum settlement offers, return to work petitions, and how workers’ comp payments affect other benefits. For any matters related to Pennsylvania workers’ comp, contact us at the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz, to schedule a free initial consultation to learn about your rights and your options.
All workers can suffer an on-the-job injury
We have handled cases related to almost every injury. Workers from the construction injury are frequent clients. We have helped carpenters, electricians, millwrights, iron workers, and roadway construction workers such as heavy equipment operators, among many others. Our clients also include flight attendants, bus drivers, and data entry clerks and other office workers–workers’ comp claims are not limited to employees in hazardous industries.
Common injuries to workers in western Pennsylvania
Employees come to our Pittsburgh law firm with a wide range of injuries, including:
- Back and neck injuries
- Repetitive stress injury such as carpal tunnel syndrome
- Muscular injuries
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Knee injuries
- Loss of the use of a limb
- Occupational diseases such as cancer, poisoning, asbestosis, certain lung diseases, and illness related to specific occupations
- Scarring and disfigurement
Consult a Workers Comp Attorney with Almost Four Decades of Experience
Whatever the disease or illness, our Pittsburgh lawyer can help. If you need legal representation at a hearing, or have received an offer of a workers’ comp settlement, contact a knowledgeable workers’ compensation lawyer. Call the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz, to learn how we can help. We serve all of western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Washington, Butler, Beaver, and Westmoreland counties.