Philadelphia + Delaware County Restaurant and Service Industry Work Injury Attorney
Whether you work in Pennsylvania as a restaurant cook, a janitor, or a delivery person, workers’ compensation benefits are available to you when you suffer a workplace injury or an on-the-job accident. Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier covers part-time workers, as well as full-time workers. The Media, PA workplace accident compensation attorneys at Schmidt, Kirifides & Rassias are aware that some employers would have you believe otherwise. Let us help you obtain the Workers’ Compensation benefits to which you are entitled for your workplace accident.
Service + Restaurant Industry Workplace Accidents We Handle
Our workers’ compensation attorneys have successfully handled cases involving every type of service job injury. Some of our clients have been security personnel, office workers, restaurant servers, chefs, bar workers, school cafeteria workers, college and apartment building maintenance staff, groundskeepers or laundry workers. The most common accidents service workers experience are slip-and-falls, lifting and bending injuries, turning or leaning injuries or electric shock. These accidents can occur during service jobs as maintenance workers, hospital and nursing home staff, bus drivers, day care personnel, food service workers, or pet care employees. Service industry incidents can cause many different kinds of injuries, including:
- Knee injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Back injuries
- Injuries to the hands or feet
These types of injuries can steadily worsen if a doctor, who might have advised medication or physical therapy, is not consulted. Often, service workers are afraid to report their workplace accidents, take time off, or even seek medical treatment because they worry they might suffer consequences such as losing their jobs. It is crucial to report your injury to a supervisor or manager and to fill out all appropriate workplace accident reports when an accident occurs. Our Media, PA workplace accident lawyers will explain your rights, and help you file a claim without suffering retaliation from a service industry employer.
Our Philadelphia and Delaware County Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Help if Your Were Injured at Work
It is important that you don’t delay in reporting workplace accidents suffered at your service job in Philadelphia County, Montgomery County, Berks County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, or in any Pennsylvania community. Delayed filing can sometimes cause a claim to be denied. The workers’ comp attorneys at the law firm of Schmidt, Kirifides & Rassias will guide you in asserting your rights in a timely manner. Call us today at (484) 679-5239 for a free consultation or submit your case online.