The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to those who suffer injuries on the job. Many employees, however, have preexisting conditions at the time they suffer a work-related injury. A work accident can worsen your condition, making it harder to perform your job duties, pay your bills, and provide for your family.
No matter what kind of injury you suffered, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. If you have a pre-existing condition that has been aggravated by your job in Abington or surrounding cities in Pennsylvania or the greater Philadelphia region, you don’t need to suffer alone. Set up a time to speak with us at Kaufman Workers' Compensation Law today.
Aggravation of Pre-Existing Conditions in Pennsylvania
Sometimes, injuries at work are entirely new to those who suffer them—for instance, breaking your leg for the first time, or feeling a pain in your wrist that never occurred before. Many times, however, an injury is an aggravation of a pre-existing condition. Below are some common scenarios of aggravation-style injuries in the workplace:
Determining the amount of benefits to which you are entitled is complicated. Contact an attorney to help you through it. At Kaufman Workers' Compensation Law in Abington, we’re ready to stand in your corner and shoulder your burden. We’ve spent more than two decades fighting to uphold the rights of clients in Willow Grove, Warminster, Jenkintown, and the rest of Pennsylvania. Let us handle the legal details so you can get back to what matters most in your personal and professional life.