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First Responders

lgbtq first responders Are you a LGBTQ first responder who has been injured at work in Pennsylvania or New Jersey? Have your injuries caused you to miss work? Are you facing financial strain brought on by lost wages, medical, medication and therapy expenses? Do you know that per Pennsylvania workers’ compensation laws and the PA Workers Comp Act you may be entitled to benefits, medical care, disability benefits and lost wage compensation The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania also has specific benefits only allowed for public safety officers and first responders. Our gay work accident attorneys will thoroughly analyze your claim and the events surrounding it and get you the full, fair and just workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to according to PA law. Also, as in some instances there are third parties who are liable for your injuries we will hold them accountable for your injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering as well. Please connect with our Pennsylvania LGBTQ workers’ compensation lawyers helping first responders for a free case analysis. They charge no fees if they are unable to obtain compensation on your behalf.

Our gay injury attorneys serve work injury victims in all of PA & NJ. This includes areas such as Altoona, Erie, Pittsburgh, State College, Allentown, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Norristown, Cherry Hill, Trenton, Atlantic City, Lambertville, Asbury Park & Newark. 

Who Are Considered First Responders?

In the states of New Jersey & Pennsylvania many different occupations can qualify as first responders. By definition a first responder is anyone with unique, focused and specialized job training. Many of these are law enforcement jobs as well as medical and healthcare providers. Examples are:

Police officers Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) 



Federal agents

School Safety Officers

Corrections Facility Officers

Public works and sanitation workers

Wilderness and Parks Department officers

In addition to these occupations other professions that are considered first responders are doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants.

Scenarios Involving First Responders

There are many types of situations that require the help of first responders. Common ones are car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, tractor trailer accidents, jail and prison riots, terrorist attacks, health crisis such as the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), explosions, mining accidents, crane accidents, construction accidents, school shootings and fires. In addition, other types of accidents and natural disasters require the help and skills of first responders. If you are a first responder and have suffered any type of work related injury contact our Pennsylvania gay friendly first responder injury lawyers.

Injuries Sustained By First Responders

Due to the very physical demands of being a first responder there are many types of injuries they can suffer while working. These can be back injuries, soft tissue injuries, falls, crushing injuries, smoke inhalation, chemical exposure, occupational illness development, repetitive stress injuries, broken bones, lifting injuries, skin injuries such as scalds and burns. Also, there is a high rate of accidental death and wrongful death cases among first responders. Please let our Allentown gay workers’ comp attorneys help you if you are a first responder and have suffered any type of injury or have lost a loved one who is a first responder. Our LGBTQIA first responder injury lawyer serve all of Pennsylvania. Please let them review your claim free of charge. In addition, they do not assess any costs unless they recover for you and your family. Serving Altoona, Allentown, \Atlantic City, Erie, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, State College, Crawford, Meadville, Bethel Park, McKeesport, Monroeville, Harrisburg, Cherry Hill, Cape may, Asbury Park, Princeton, Lambertville & Newark, NJ.