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Do I Have a Work-Related Injury?

November 18th, 2016

What Qualifies as a Work-Related Injury? Just because your injury did not occur while actually performing your job, it still may be a work-related injury. In order to establish your right to compensation under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws, an injured employee must show that they were injured “in the course of employment.”   However, this does…

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Work Psychological Injuries

December 10th, 2014

Are Psychological Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation? The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act covers all injuries “arising in the course and scope of employment.” This includes all injuries sustained on the employer’s premises as well as off-premises incurred while engaged in the furtherance of the employer’s business. The Workers’ Compensation Act and case law define the terms and the circumstances and facts necessary to prove a…

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Workers’ Compensation Wage Loss Benefits

November 24th, 2014

I’m Not Working At All Due to My Work Injury. Am I Entitled to Wage Loss Benefits? The employer/insurance company is required to pay injured workers for a percentage of their lost wages up to a maximum limit, beginning on the 8th day of wage loss. If the injured workers loses more than 14 days of work they are entitled to recover the first 7…

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Return To Work Questions

November 20th, 2014

Am I Entitled to Partial Wage Loss Benefits If I Return to Work, But I Am Making Less Than I Was At The Time of My Injury? If you have returned to work but your wages are less than you pre-injury average weekly wage, and you loss of earnings is related to your work injury. Then you would be entitled to partial disability benefits. Partial…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Lawyer Voted Select Lawyer

August 6th, 2014

Richard A. Sadlock, Esq., Named Lancaster Select Lawyer Freeburn & Hamilton is proud to announce that personal injury attorney, Richard A. Sadlock, has been voted Lancaster County “Select Lawyer” in a recently compiled Select Lawyers Peer Review. The independent research group, Polk-Lepson Research group, based in York, PA, polled licensed attorneys in Lancaster County. They asked these legal professionals who, among their colleagues, would they refer a…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Supports FOP Lodge 65

July 16th, 2014

FOP Lodge 65 Annual Golf Tournament Freeburn & Hamilton is proud to support the FOP Lodge 65 Annual Golf Tournament held on July 7, 2014 at Hidden Valley Golf Course. Our firm founder, Richard E. Freeburn, Esq.,  played golf with Gary Lightman, Esq., Roy Pinto, President of the Pennsylvania Corrections Officers Association, and Stephen Schneider, Esq., Manager of the law firms’ Workers’ Compensation Department. Bruce…

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Personal Injury vs Workers’ Compensation

June 12th, 2014

Is the Injury a Worker’s Compensation or a Personal Injury Claim? What constitutes a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim can be very complicated. When you have complicated legal questions, it is best to contact a worker’s compensation and personal injury lawyer that has years of experience and stays up-to-date on WCAB and Commonwealth Court decisions. Freeburn & Hamilton workers’ compensation lawyers are…

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Do SSD Benefits Affect Workers’ Comp Benefits

June 6th, 2014

PA Commonwealth Court Decision Limits When SSD Benefits Affect Workers’ Comp Benefits Are you wondering if your SSD benefits affect Workers’ Comp Benefits? A recent PA Commonwealth Court decision may affect your claim and your SSD and workers’ comp benefits. Freeburn & Hamilton, certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyers will be glad to speak you to see if your SSD benefits affect workers’ comp benefits. We don’t charge you unless we…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Lawyer Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

May 28th, 2014

Larry Barone, Esq., Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Freeburn & Hamilton is pleased to announce that Mr. Barone, Esq., has joined a select group of Pennsylvania lawyers to earn the high distinction of PA Certified as a Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. In 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved the Pennsylvania Bar Associations Workers’ Compensation Law Section to certify lawyers in the area of workers’…

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Work Injury Caused by Chemical Exposure

May 21st, 2014

Is My Work Injury Caused by Chemical Exposure, Fumes, or Other Substances Covered by Work Comp? Yes! Injuries, diseases and illnesses that are causally related to exposure to chemicals, fumes or other substances in the work place are covered work injuries. All employers and chemical suppliers doing business in Pennsylvania must provide information about the identity and hazards of chemicals used in the workplace. The…

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Freeburn & Hamilton Lawyer is Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

May 15th, 2014

Stephen A. Schneider, Esq., is Certified PA Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Stephen A. Schneider has joined a select group of Pennsylvania lawyers to earn the high distinction of becoming PA Certified as Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. In 2012,  the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section’s request to certify lawyers in the area of workers’ compensation law. In 2013, only…

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Panther Ram Foundation Scholarship Fund for 2014

May 12th, 2014

Freeburn & Hamilton Sponsors Panther Ram Foundation Freeburn & Hamilton, your Central Pennsylvania Personal Injury and Law Firm, was proud to sponsor the Panther Ram Foundation in 2014. The Panther Ram Foundation held a galla event on May 3, 2014 to honor this year’s scholarship recipients, two from Central Dauphin, two from Central Dauphin East and two from Dauphin County Vo-Tech. In addition,  two distinguished Central…

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Do I Have to Treat With Company Doctors After My Work Injury

May 7th, 2014

Do I have to treat with company doctors? One of the most common questions after any injury at work concerns your work injury treatment. Are you required to treat with a “company” doctor or can you treat with “your” doctor? To answer your question of , “do I have to treat with company doctors?”  depends on whether your employer has met certain requirements. If the requirements are…

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Work Related Heart Attack

May 7th, 2014

Are Heart Attacks and Related Heart Problems Caused by Physical Trauma or Exertion At Work Covered by Workers’ Compensation? Do you think you have had a work related heart attack? Many workers and employers have the misconception that workers who suffer heart attacks, episodes of angina, and other heart related problems are not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits as a result of their heart condition. This…

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PA Workers’ Compensation Benefits and A Pre-existing Condition

April 28th, 2014

Is My Pre-Existing Condition Covered by Workers’ Compensation? Many workers and their employers have the  misconception that a worker is not entitled to Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer a work injury and have a pre-existing condition or an underlying condition.   This is not TRUE!  If the work injury merely aggravates the pre-existing condition or underlying condition and is not the sole cause of…

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Workers’ Compensation Rights

April 25th, 2014

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Rights A worker who is injured in a work accident may be entitled to Worker’s Compensation benefits. However, the workers’ compensation laws and  procedures are complicated. Injured workers must know their workers’ compensation rights!  Knowing your workers’ compensation rights can mean getting medical attention, compensation and benefits that you deserve. The workers’ compensation attorneys at Freeburn & Hamilton can help you with any questions that…

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Harrisburg Personal Injury Lawyer, Richard Sadlock, joins Freeburn & Hamilton

April 17th, 2014

Harrisburg Personal Injury Lawyer joins Freeburn & Hamilton Harrisburg Personal Injury Lawyer, Richard Sadlock has joined Freeburn & Hamilton, P.C., your Central Pennsylvania Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation law firm.  Mr. Sadlock was previously associated with the personal injury law firm of Angino & Rovner where he represented injury victims for over 28 years.  Mr. Sadlock will continue to represent clients who have suffered injuries in…

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Freeburn & Hamilton founder Richard E. Freeburn again honored as a SUPER LAWYER

April 24th, 2013

Freeburn & Hamilton, P.C., is pleased to announce that its founder, Richard E. Freeburn, Esq., has been selected to SUPER LAWYERS, 2012 edition, as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Pennsylvania. This marks the second year in a row that Freeburn has been chosen as a SUPER LAWYER. Freeburn also received the honor in 2011. SUPER LAWYERS is a rating service of outstanding…

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Chambersburg Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney

August 21st, 2012

Phone: (717) 777-7777 Freeburn & Hamilton – Chambersburg Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney Firm Gettysburg Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation attorney firm, Freeburn & Hamilton has served the residents of Franklin County for many years.  When you need someone to fight for your rights, contact Freeburn & Hamilton to speak to one of our experienced Chambersburg personal injury lawyer and workers’ compensation attorney. You and your family…

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