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  1. #1
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    Default Amputation Benefits

    hello

    back in november i lost 1/3 of my finger to a work injury,i was told at the time that i would receive extra benefits because of this injury ,but only when when i returned to work.My HR rep told me that i would get 25 weeks compensation for the injury in lump sum or weekly if i chose.i told her that i wanted a lump sum because dealing with Sedgwick was a real pain in the butt and once i got the check i wouldnt have to talk to them again.i returned to work on 1/14 and since then ,no one will give me any information regarding these payments.i need some advice in this area.

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    Default Re: Amputation Benefits

    If they are ignoring you, you will have to file a Claim Petition for Specific Loss benefits.
    Timothy D. Belt, Esquire
    Helping injured workers in Northeast Pennsylvania.
    belt-law@belt-law.com
    www.belt-law.com

    DISCLAIMER: This post is intended as general information applicable only to the state of Pennsylvania. The information given is based strictly upon the facts provided. This post is not intended to create an attorney client relationship, or to provide any specific guarantee of confidentiality.

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