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An Insurance Adjuster Calls After Your Car Accident. What Should You Do?

Posted March 23rd, 2023 by wendy.

How to Interact with Insurance Adjusters After a Car Accident

If you or a loved one have been in a car accident, your main focus should be on caring for and recuperating from injuries and the trauma that has been endured. Insurance adjusters often prey upon victims’ vulnerability by trying to negotiate early settlements, and by getting the injury victim to make statements that can infringe upon how much you are truly entitled to. At this time, thinking about recovering compensation from insurance companies may seem stressful and the last thing that you want to worry about; a car accident lawyer can alleviate these stresses. You need an experienced car accident lawyer that has a proven track record.

For over 60 years, the award-winning personal injury lawyers at Munley Law have fought for the rights of accident victims throughout Pennsylvania. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash, […]

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Posted in Car Accidents.

What to Do When Hazardous Materials Spill During a Truck Crash

Posted March 16th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

What to do if you have been in a truck crash with chemical spills or hazardous materials

Tanker trucks transport the majority of U.S. shipments: they haul gasoline, diesel, specialty chemicals, food grade and dry bulk on a daily basis. With the increasing transportation of goods, the number of tanker truck accidents on our roads has also been on the rise. Tankers frequently haul hazardous and highly flammable materials, and a crash with these large, precarious vehicles could mean enduring serious burns, smoke inhalation injuries, or even death. Road surfaces can become extremely unsafe, air quality can be compromised, and fires and explosions can result from sudden hazardous waste disturbances.

If you or a loved one have been in a truck crash involving a hazardous materials spill, there may be multiple responsible parties, and the crash may require in-depth investigations. You will need a truck accident lawyer with a reputation, […]

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What Should I Do After Getting Injured While on the Job?

Posted March 14th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

Pennsylvania Workplace Injury Lawyers

If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re likely wondering what to do next. If you are considering filing a workers’ compensation claim in Pennsylvania, call the workers’ compensation lawyers at Munley Law today to schedule a free consultation. Our experienced team of professionals can help guide you through the workers’ compensation process. With Munley Law, you can rest assured that your case is in good hands.

Pennsylvania workers' compensation lawyers discussing a case

What Should I Do After Being Injured on the Job?

If you’ve been injured in the workplace and don’t know what to do next, you should take the following five steps in recovering from your injury, recovering compensation, and protecting your rights:

Step 1: Report Your Injury and Seek Medical Care

Reporting your injury to your employer is the first step in a successful workers’ compensation claim. […]

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When Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Posted March 9th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

When you have suffered a work injury, you might be wondering if you need a workers’ compensation lawyer and if so, where in the workers’ compensation process you should think about hiring a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation lawyer.

When you are injured at work or if you are suffering from an occupational illness, you are dealing with the anxiety of lost wages, mounting medical bills, and navigating the unfamiliar PA workers’ compensation system. After a work injury or diagnosis of an occupational disease, millions of injured workers wonder when is a good time to call a workers’ comp attorney. The short answer? Call for help as soon as you get hurt on the job or as soon as you have a diagnosis of your work-related illness.

The process for filing your workers’ comp claim may seem straightforward, […]

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What is an Impairment Rating Evaluation?

Posted March 7th, 2023 by Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys.

If you or your loved one have been injured at work and are seeking workers’ compensation, you may be required to undergo an impairment rating evaluation to determine the extent of whole-body impairment caused by the workplace injury.

When an employer or insurance company requests an Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE), it is to evaluate the total or partial disability of the injured worker so as to ensure the appropriate amount of disability pay is provided. Currently, Pennsylvania law requires an employer to pay total disability benefits for any employee at or above 35 percent disabled.

Unfortunately, many times an employer requesting an IRE is looking to reduce the number of benefits they are paying out by getting an evaluation that reports less than 35 percent disabled.

It is important that you or your loved one consult with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer if you receive a notice for an impairment rating evaluation. […]

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