Following a workplace injury, you did everything correctly in seeking workers’ compensation benefits, only to receive a denial after filing a claim. What went wrong? Now, what do you have to do? Don’t give up, you can still possibly obtain benefits. The first step is to file an appeal.
An experienced workers’ compensation attorney will provide the legal guidance you need. The Law Offices of Hall & Copetas in Pittsburgh has been a longtime advocate for Pennsylvania and West Virginia workers. With decades of experience, we will pursue an appeal to obtain those benefits you deserve.
A Skilled Attorney Who Examines Every Detail
A rejected application is disheartening, now you must determine why this happened. Common reasons are that the injury occurred while you were not working, during horseplay or that you were not an employee.
But if you suspect your claim was wrongly denied, you can file an appeal. In Pennsylvania, you have 20 days from the date of the workers’ compensation judge’s decision to file an appeal. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney has the skills to help you with your appeal by examining every detail.