If you were injured on the job in Pittsburgh, you need a lawyer who will fight for you
Our Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation Team is here to help you get the maximum compensation
Workplace injuries can happen when we least expect it. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that a workplace injury occurs every 7 seconds. That means that 510 workers are injured every hour, 12,600 every day, 88,500 every week, and 4,600,000 every year. If you sustained injuries while working, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. To get the maximum compensation in Allegheny County, you need a Pittsburgh workers’ compensation lawyer who will fight for you. You need Munley Law. Get a free case evaluation today.
A Pennsylvania injury law firm with a commitment to workers’ rights
In 1959, our family founded Munley Law in Scranton, Pennsylvania with one simple mission: provide all people with the highest quality of legal representation and equal access to justice, even against the most powerful entities. Over the last 60 years, we expanded across Pennsylvania and across the United States. However, our workers’ compensation lawyers still continue that founding mission today. Munley Law lawyers never back down against the big guys. Instead, we stand up for workers and work hard to get them the compensation they deserve. If you were injured on the job, you need time to heal and rest. While you focus on your recovery, let a Pittsburgh workers’ compensation lawyer from Munley Law work for you.
Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation FAQ
Q: What are the most common injuries that workers suffer on the job?
According to the NSC, these are the injuries that most often keep workers from working:
- Muscle tears
- Strained muscles
Q: Which workplace injury events most often lead to lost workdays?
As the NSC reports, the most common job site injury events that force workers to miss work include:
- Overexertion from lifting, lowering, and repetitive motions. According to the NSC, overexertion accounts for 33.54% of injuries.
- Contact with equipment such as workers who are struck by or against equipment, caught in or compressed by equipment, or struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing equipment structures. Of all workplace injuries, contact with equipment accounts for 26% .
- Slips, trips, and falls to the same or a lower level account for 25.8% of debilitating injuries on the job.
Q: Which jobs have the most injuries that keep workers from working?
The Top 5 jobs with the largest number of workplace injuries leading to lost work days are:
- Emergency service workers and responders, including firefighters and police officers
- Transportation and shipping jobs like truck driving
- Manufacturing and production workers
- Installation, maintenance, and repair jobs
- Construction workers
If you are coping with injuries that prevent you from working in one of these or another job positions, get the benefits you deserve. To take the first step towards getting your life back, schedule a free consultation with a Pittsburgh workers’ compensation lawyer from Munley Law today.
Q: I want to file a worker’s compensation claim, but I am worried that my boss will fire me if I do.
If you filed a claim and then lost your job, you should speak to an attorney right away. A good workers’ compensation lawyer knows how to investigate your case and determine whether your boss has wrongfully denied your benefits. To learn more about your rights, call us today.
Q: If I think my injury was my fault, can I still file a claim?
A Pittsburgh workers’ compensation lawyer can help you determine if your work injury qualifies you for workers’ compensation. Most work-related injuries are covered under workers’ compensation as long as the injury occurred while you were performing your job duties.
Our Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation Team is ready to fight for your benefits
If you suffered an injury on the job, it is time to get your life back. Let us get your workers’ comp. benefits while you get better. For over 60 years, we’ve helped workers and we are here to help you as well. We treat all of our clients like family, and we will fight for you the way we’d fight for our own. In fact, we won’t get paid a penny for our work unless we recover benefits for you. Call us for FREE today.