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PA Workers’ Compensation Benefits and A Pre-existing Condition

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 the workers injury, then the worker is ENTITLED to PA workers’ compensation benefits.

The truth is that a worker who suffers a work related accident injury is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits even if they had a pre-existing condition, where the work accident injury aggravated that condition. The definition of a work related accident includes a pre-existing condition or underlying condition that is aggravated, accelerated, and/or becomes symptomatic as the result of work activity or exposure.

If you or a loved one has been denied workers’ compensation benefits due to a pre-existing or underlying condition, contact Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation attorneys Freeburn Law immediately at (717) 777-7777. Our attorneys have been protecting the rights of injured workers since 1982.

We KNOW the TRUTH about workers’ compensation and workers’ rights! Freeburn Law workers’ compensation attorneys are certified by the Pennsylvania Bar Association as specialists in the practice of  workers’ compensation law. There are less than 200 attorneys in Pennsylvania that have achieved this high distinction based on years and depth of experience and knowledge.

Freeburn Law has convenient offices in Harrisburg, Camp Hill, Lebanon, Gettysburg, Mifflintown, LewistownCarlisleHuntingdon, and more. In addition, we will come to your home to meet at a time that is convenient to you.

Freeburn Law has the experience you need to get you the compensation you deserve.  If you need a Harrisburg Personal Injury Lawyer, call Freeburn Law.  We have represented many victims who have been seriously injured or killed due to a personal injury.  Freeburn Law is committed to providing you with excellent legal service in the pursuit of the maximum compensation permitted by law.

Contact us today for a FREE LEGAL EVALUATION.  There is no obligation to use our services. Call 717-777-7777 or fill out the contact form on our website to get started. We are available to help you and your loved ones 24/7.  Please contact us at any time to find out if you have a case and to learn your legal options.

Freeburn Law
Your Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Law Firm
2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Telephone Number: (717) 777-7777
Toll Free Number: 1-800-303-8005
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At 70yrs. of age, I have never been in a car accident, nor have I ever had a moving violation! So, needless to say, that the trauma of being involved in an accident that I did not cause, where my car, (which was only 6mos. old) was totaled!) and I received 2 broken bones in my left ankle that warrented surgery…was nothing short of devastating! It’s been 9mos. and I’m still healing! But while I was in the ER, the only injury attorney’s name and number that came to my mind was Freeburn and the 7’s! Well, in came Ryan McDaniels, and ever since that initial encounter at my home, I was thoroughly convinced that the Lord had orchestrated it! This young man’s demeanor, personality, and integrity was awesome! He kept me well informed and I trusted him emphatically! Not only him, but everyone in their office, showed me the utmost respect and courtesies! I would, without any reservations, refer anyone who asked me, to this firm! They made for me a wonderful experience from the most devastatingly, traumatic situation I’ve ever had! Definitely 2 thumbs up!