Philadelphia, PA asked in Workers' Compensation for Pennsylvania

Q: Why did the workmans adjuster got replaced with a lawyer.thank you

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Timothy Belt

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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Kingston, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Adjusters do not handle petitions before judges, so my best guess is that a petition has been filed or is being considered.

Richard Alan Jaffe and Glenn Neiman agree with this answer

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Glenn Neiman

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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Warminster, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: I agree with Mr. Belt. That suggests they are preparing litigation against you to lower or stop your benefits. Consult with an attorney certified as a specialist in workers compensation law.

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Richard Alan Jaffe

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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: I assume this is a follow up to your previous question.

As the others have responded, the Workers Compensation carrier has either initiated litigation or is responding to a Petition filed by your Lawyer.

As before it is my recommendation that you speak with your Attorney as the individual that would best be able to answer your questions is the Attorney currently representing you.

If you are not happy with the status of your Litigation, or your current Attorney, you are certainly free to seek counsel elsewhere. If so, it would be my recommendation that you promptly contact an Attorney who is a Certified Specialist in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Law. Otherwise, it is my recommendation that you immediately contact your Attorney to find out the status of your case and hopefully he/she can address all of your concerns.

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