Worker's Comp / SSDI Disability

Are You Getting the Benefits You Deserve?

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation and Social Security Disability Lawyers

If your legitimate claim for worker's compensation or social security disability benefits has been denied, or you believe you are getting short-changed, Gillespie, Miscavige & Ferdinand, LLC can help you secure what you rightfully deserve.

Free Case Evaluation • (570) 213-7961 or (888) 493-4887

Our Hazleton, Pennsylvania firm represents injured workers and disabled individuals throughout northeast Pennsylvania and the Coal Region. Your claim may be time-sensitive. Contact our experienced attorneys today to discuss your worker's compensation or SSDI claim in a free consultation.

Worker's Compensation — Talk to an Attorney First

When you suffer a workplace injury, your employer may be required to cover your medical treatment and any lost wages. You may also qualify for additional benefits if the injury results in permanent disability, temporary total disability, or scarring.

To be eligible, you must notify your employer within 21 days of an accident or injury. We can help you assemble your initial claim, or act swiftly on your behalf if your claim is denied. If your benefits are suspended or lowered, or you believe your benefits were approved at the wrong rate, you have only 20 days to bring a challenge. Let us handle your appeal.

Before you sign any documents, you should speak with an attorney to be sure that you are qualified and have applied for all entitled benefits. Attorneys Daniel Miscavigehas more than 20 years of experience in on-the-job injury claims. He is familiar with the doctors and vocational specialists, the Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation system, and the worker's compensation judges in north central and eastern Pennsylvania.

Social Security Disability

A large majority of initial claims for Social Security Disability benefits are turned down, even with a lawyer's help. We typically advise clients to submit their own claims, and we only get involved if the claim is denied. We represent clients in resubmitting claims for reconsideration, and at the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level.

Our experienced lawyers will review your medical records and prepare you for the ALJ hearing. We examine the disability definitions and your educational, vocational, and medical background to make a comprehensive case that your disability prevents you from working.

For Employers

Gillespie, Miscavige & Ferdinand, LLC has represented insurance companies and private employers in worker's compensation matters. Our lawyers provide representation for:

  • Insurance carrier coverage disputes
  • Defining the employer/employee relationship (e.g., contractor status)
  • Requirement to carry worker's compensation coverage in Pennsylvania or other jurisdictions (e.g., temp agencies or "employee leasing" firms)

Experience That Counts

Our attorneys have key insights from representing both sides in workplace injury claims, and a proven record of results. Contact Gillespie, Miscavige & Ferdinand, LLC at (570) 213-7961 or (888) 493-4887 to arrange your free case evaluation.

Conveniently Located Hazleton Office

67 N. Church Street
Hazleton PA 18201


Phone: (570) 213-7961
Fax: (570) 454-3485

10.0Robert J. Gillespie Jr.

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Based in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, we serve businesses and individuals in the Poconos and the Anthracite Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, including Stroudsburg, Jim Thorpe, Wilkes Barre, Scranton, Bloomsburg, Berwick, Weatherly and Mountaintop.

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