Workers' Compensation Settlements

Helping Injured Northeastern Pennsylvania Employees Obtain Settlements

The complexity of workers' compensation law, often coupled with employers and insurance carriers denying the severity of your injury, only adds to the stress of your situation. Physical pain from permanent injuries prevents you from making a living. The process can be lengthy, particularly if litigation is involved.

Injured Pennsylvania workers have options within the Compromise and Release process, often including the opportunity to settle their workers' compensation claims. At Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, we are committed to maximizing the value of your claim and negotiate a settlement that allows you to move on with your life.

Unlike employers and insurance carriers, our focus is squarely on protecting your rights. Our Hazleton-based attorneys represent clients at hearing locations in Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Allentown, Pottsville, Bloomsburg, Williamsport and elsewhere in Pennsylvania. Take immediate action following a workplace accident and contact us for a free consultation before you sign any papers or speak to company officials about your work injury.

Get the Average Wage Income and Lump-Sum Benefits You Deserve

Compromise and Release can encompass medical coverage and wage loss, ending the weekly or biweekly compensation while still allowing for medical treatment. In a full Compromise and Release, the injured worker could be responsible for future medical care as the insurance carrier is released from all liability for wage loss and medical.

Hazleton workers' compensation settlements attorney Bart E. Ecker has over 30 years of experience resolving workers' compensation claims in a variety of venues. The help of a seasoned workers' comp lawyer is paramount in maximizing the amount of compensation and the timing of when you receive it.

Protect Your Rights by Securing Proven, Trusted Legal Representation

Mr. Ecker will personally meet with you at your free initial consultation to discuss your case. Email us or call 570-861-5905 for a no-cost initial consultation or to receive a free workers' compensation information packet.