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Workplace and Industrial Accident

Pennsylvania Workplace Lawyer

If you or a loved one suffered an injury at work, our firm can help. Under workers’ compensation laws, you may be entitled to wage benefits, medical benefits and other provisions meant to protect workers who are hurt while performing their duties.

Attorney Jeff Dohrmann is a highly experienced workers’ compensation lawyer who knows the law and understands the intricacies of workers’ comp claims, settlements and appeals. Jeff can advise you and your family regarding your rights and options if you or a loved one was injured as a result of any of the following:

  • Marcellus Shale gas explosions
  • Product defects
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Explosions and fires
  • Falling walls or excavation collapses
  • Construction accidents involving cranes, bricks, falling debris and other hazards
  • Agricultural and farming accidents
  • Retail and warehouse injuries
  • Vehicles exploding or rolling over, or with parts coming loose
  • Defective equipment, both foreign and domestic
  • Defective or toxic construction materials, including Chinese wallboard
  • Burn injuries
  • Infections

Protect Your Interests With an Experienced Lawyer on Your Side

Even if a workers’ compensation claim has been accepted, there are many tools under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act that an employer may attempt to use to modify or terminate your benefits. It is important that you take the necessary steps to protect your interests, including notifying the employer of your injury within 120 days of the date you know of the injury and its relationship to the employment, and filing a claim within three years of the date of the injury. You should have an experienced lawyer assisting you and protecting your rights every step of the way.

Contact a Workplace Accident Attorney · The Consultation Is Free

Rieders, Travis, Dohrmann, Mowrey, Humphrey & Waters can help if you or a loved one has suffered a work injury. Contact us to speak to a highly experienced Pennsylvania workers’ comp lawyer about your case.

Attorney Cliff Rieders

Attorney Cliff RiedersCliff Rieders is a Nationally Board Certified Trial Lawyer practicing personal injury law. A large part of his practice involves multi-district litigation, including cases related to pharmaceuticals, vitamin supplements and medical devices. He is admitted in several state and federal courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Rieders is the past regional president of the Federal Bar Association and is a life member of the distinguished American Law Institute, which promulgates proposed rules adopted by many state courts. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. As a founder of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, he served on the Board for 15 years.

Not only has Rieders held many highly esteemed, leadership positions, he authored legislation related to the Patient Safety Authority and the Mcare Act, which governs medical and hospital liability actions in Pennsylvania. He authored texts upon which both practitioners and judges rely, including Pennsylvania Malpractice Laws and Forms, and Financial Responsibility Law Issues in Pennsylvania, the latter governing auto and truck collisions in Pennsylvania. In addition, he wrote several books on the practice of law in Pennsylvania regarding wrongful death and survivor actions, insurance bad faith, legal malpractice claims and worker rights, among others. Rieders also serves as a resource to practitioners as a regular speaker for Celesq, an arm of the world’s largest legal publisher, Thomson Reuters West Publishing.

As recognition of his wide range of contribution to his profession and of his dedication to protecting the rights of his clients, he received numerous awards, among them the George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award, the Milton D. Rosenberg Award, the B’nai B’rith Justice Award, and awards of recognition from the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers. [ Attorney Bio ]