Pre-Existing Conditions

Workers' Comp And Aggravation Of A Pre-Existing Condition

If you have experienced an aggravation of a pre-existing medical condition due to an on-the-job injury, the workers' compensation attorneys at Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C., can help. We handle a broad spectrum of work-related issues, including cases where a medical condition has worsened to the point of causing impairment in the workplace. Some of these cases include neck conditions, lower back conditions, knee injuries, shoulder injuries and joint conditions.

Pennsylvania Law On Pre-Existing Conditions

In Pennsylvania, workers' compensation claims are subject to a series of laws. Generally, a pre-existing condition is a medical condition a worker had before he or she filed a workers' compensation claim. Pre-existing conditions must be taken into account in determining your eligibility for workers' compensation benefits.

In order for you to qualify for workers' comp with a pre-existing condition, the pre-existing condition must have been aggravated by an activities or injuries on the job.

When we take a case involving a pre-existing medical condition, we conduct thorough research and investigation. We will keep in close contact with you, returning calls and emails as quickly as possible as we develop the best case strategy for you. As your lawyers, we will also help you find the resources necessary to move forward with your life, prepare you for litigation and guide you through each step in the workers' compensation process.

Contact Us

Contact the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia workers compensation attorneys at Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C., by calling us at 412-567-1232 in Pittsburgh or Western Pennsylvania, 215-792-6153 in Philadelphia or Eastern Pennsylvania or toll free at 866-466-5789. You may also complete our online contact form. Initial consultations are free and confidential.

For your convenience, we are available to come to your home, hospital or union hall to talk with you and your family about your rights under the Pennsylvania workers' compensation laws.