Workers We Represent in Workers’ Compensation Cases Erie PA

PA Attorneys Representing Injured Workers in Erie County, Crawford County, and Throughout Western Pennsylvania

The number of work injuries continues to grow, despite increased publicity and information about workplace safety. In 2016, more than 150,000 workers in Pennsylvania suffered an on-the-job injury or illness. Moreover, the rate of work injury in PA is higher than average, reflecting the concentration of dangerous industries such as the oil and gas industry and the logging industry. If you suffer an injury while working in any industry, it is important to get help from a knowledge PA workplace injury attorney so that you can explore the possibility of getting workers’ compensation benefits.

At the Erie, Pennsylvania law firm of Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C., we represent injured workers and the families of those who died on the job in PA. With many years of experience handling all types of injury cases, our Western Pennsylvania lawyers help injured employees obtain all the benefits allowed by the PA workers’ compensation system.

Frequently Injured Workers in Western PA

Some occupations and industries are more dangerous than others. Our Pennsylvania workers’ comp attorneys represent workers in injury-prone jobs such as:

  • Doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, orderlies, ambulance workers, and other health care providers.
  • Gas and oil field workers, inspectors, engineers, drivers, roustabouts, and others in the oil and gas industry.
  • Carpenters, welders, ironworkers, masons, roofers, laborers, and other construction workers.
  • Truck drivers, loading dock workers, truck maintenance crews, and other workers in the trucking industry.
  • Heavy machinery operators and others in the logging industry.

Other Workers Represented by Our Erie Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

You do not have to work in a dangerous industry to suffer a workplace injury. We also represent Pennsylvania employees who work at jobs that include:

  • Teacher
  • Driver
  • Office worker
  • Retail sales worker
  • Resort and camp worker
  • Airline worker
  • Sanitation worker
  • Maintenance and housekeeping worker
  • Electrician
  • Firefighter and police officer
  • Food service employee
  • Utility and cable worker
  • Iron and steel worker
  • Laboratory technician
  • Freighter and dockworker
  • Factory worker
  • Meat packing worker
  • Roofer
  • Security company employee
  • Warehouse worker

Contact Our Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Lawyers After an On-the-Job Injury in Erie, PA

For more information about workers’ compensation for workplace injuries, contact the knowledgeable and experienced Pennsylvania workers’ comp lawyers at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. in Erie, PA. Call or contact us online to discuss your workers’ comp case today.

Personal Injury Case Results


Car accident

At approximately 50 mph, a young woman’s vehicle collided with a truck. Both vehicles were totaled. Client suffered multiple injuries including complex fractures and a myocardial contusion.


Motorcycle Fatality

Client’s husband was killed in a motorcycle accident caused by a careless driver. His underinsured motorist carrier originally denied coverage, based on a policy exclusion, and then offered only half the coverage.

Criminal Defense Case Results

Charges Dropped

DUI, Lane violation & Careless driving

Late at night, a driver turned right at a stop light and crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic. His BAC was over the legal limit. He was charged with DUI, a lane violation and careless driving.

Not Guilty

Sex Offense

An instructor at a local high school was accused by a student of indecent assault on the last day of school. After four days of trial, the jury acquitted the instructor of all charges.


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  • "There aren't enough words to express how elated we are with the end results Attorney Tim George delivered, he went above and beyond our expectations. Attorney George was always prompt in returning phone calls, straight forward about the facts and extremely empathetic with the horrible situation that our son was facing."

  • "Eric Purchase provided clear, logical guidance. He worked to understand the situation and circumstances (in a complicated matter) in order to provide accurate assessments and recommendations. Thrilled to partner with him. Also appreciated his updates on pertinent matters and professional counseling throughout the entire process."

  • "Craig Murphey handled my personal injury claim. He was extremely professional, but also took a personal interest in helping me through a very difficult process. Everyone in the Purchase, George & Murphey office was very kind and helpful. I would recommend Craig Murphey’s services to anyone who might find themselves in need of a top-notch lawyer."

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Mr. George and his entire office staff were very kind and helping me through my first ever experience with the law. He was able to get me exactly what he said he would in the outcome of my trial. The entire staff was very informative and kept me up to date on everything. Very pleased with my experience and would most definately recommend him to others.

Allison, July 8, 2017