Workers’ Compensation

Norris McLaughlin has workers’ compensation clients covered.

Situations involving workers’ compensation can become emotionally charged transactions. At Norris McLaughlin our workers’ compensation attorneys, who primarily represent insured and self-insured employers in eastern Pennsylvania, have experience in this sensitive realm.


Who We Are

Norris McLaughlin has been handling Pennsylvania workers’ compensation cases for over 40 years.  Our lead attorney is certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She is also a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.

Since 2000, our lead attorney has co-authored the PBI’s Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedural manual, which provides workers’ compensation practitioners, judges, and administrators with an up-to-date compilation of Pennsylvania case law and statutory changes that impact their practices on a daily basis.

Our attorneys understand the dynamics and individuality of these cases and serve as faculty members at statewide seminars on workers’ compensation and medicine for lawyers.

Who We Help

From medical-only claims to work-related injury, disease or death, our workers’ compensation attorneys advise and represent insured and self-insured employer clients in the Lehigh Valley and throughout eastern Pennsylvania, including small businesses, manufacturers, municipalities, human services organizations, school districts and nursing homes.

What We Do

Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, employees with work-related injuries or illness receive benefits for lost wages and medical treatment resulting from work-related injuries, diseases, or conditions.

In addition to appearing before workers’ compensation judges, Norris McLaughlin’s attorneys routinely represent clients before the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and the appellate courts of Pennsylvania.

Our workers’ compensation clients rely on us for help with matters including: 

  • General orthopedic injuries
  • Repetitive trauma injuries
  • Occupational diseases
  • Disfigurement and other specific loss claims
  • Death claims
  • Medical-only claims
  • Developing strategies for limiting liability under the Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Return-to-work issues
  • Evaluating matters for settlement
  • Fee review matters
  • Negotiating resolutions of claims
  • Education in the prevention, reporting, investigation, and handling of claims
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