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Workers’ Compensation

Work is important. However, if you are seriously injured, going to work just isn’t an option. At QuatriniRafferty, we help individuals injured on the job claim the workers’ compensation benefits they need. Countless injured people throughout the Greensburg, Pittsburgh, Latrobe, and Altoona regions of Western Pennsylvania have relied on our attorneys for experienced and effective representation through all of the stages and hearings involved in the workers’ compensation process.

For assistance with a workers’ compensation claim, call 888-534-6016 or contact us online. We offer free consultations to all injured workers, and we operate on a contingency fee basis. If we don’t win, you pay nothing.

A Strong Track Record Of Success

At QuatriniRafferty, our lawyers have extensive experience and a strong track record of success for clients in the following areas:

Under Pennsylvania labor laws, an employee who suffers an injury in a workplace accident, or as the result of performing his or her duties, can be entitled to:

  • Two-thirds of weekly lost wages up to a set maximum amount
  • Immediate medical benefits
  • Benefits for physical rehabilitation
  • Benefits for temporary disability, permanent partial disability, and total disability

You do not have to be involved in a specific accident while at work for your injury claim to be valid. Injuries arising from repetitive occupational activities can be just as debilitating.

Back problems, cartilage damage, carpal tunnel syndrome, and traumatic arthritis are not uncommon and have been recognized as legitimate bases for workers’ compensation benefits.

Workers’ compensation hearings take place in several different locations across the region. Visit our page on workers’ compensation offices of adjudication to find an office near you.

To speak with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney, contact the law offices of QuatriniRafferty and arrange for a free case evaluation today.

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Case Examples

Quatrini Rafferty represented a laborer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who sustained a traumatic injury to his lumbar spine after falling 15 feet through a hole in the roof of a building on his jobsite. The injured worker was transported immediately to West Virginia University (WVU) hospital in Morgantown, WV and surgery was performed to repair a L2 burst fracture, including a L1-L3 posterior fusion with instrumentation. Following the hospital stay, the injured worker requested payment of lost wages and medical bills, but his employer refused on the basis that he was an independent contractor. Further complicating the matter was that our client spoke very little English, which prohibited him from understanding the complexity of his medical and legal situation. After filing a Claim Petition with the Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication, QR coordinated translation services for our client to better understand the workers’ compensation process, prepare for his hearing, attend and testify in front of the Workers’ Compensation Judge, and attend his mediation / settlement conference. Utilizing updated medical records and pricing out future medical costs, QR was able to secure several year of lost wages and payment of all outstanding medical bills.