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Charles S. Katz, Jr. & Associates, LLC

Long Term Disability

Chuck is "up-to-date" on Medicare issues including lien resolution and consideration of Medicare's interest in future medical expenses. He provides unique methodology for avoidance of  MSA overfunding, consulting to both injured individuals and to insurers.  

Chuck is proud to represent America's veterans in disability claims against  the Department of Veterans' Affairs, by which agency he is certified to represent  injured veterans. He has successfully handled cases involving service connected noise-induced hearing loss and claims for individual unemployability, among others. 

Medical Fee Review

Workers' Compensation

There is a time at which most LTD policies change the definition of "disability". Chuck helps clients negotiate this rough time and to provide the evidence that the insurer needs to continue payment. 

Medicare Secondary Payer Act Compliance 

Chuck has practiced Workers' Compensation law for over 39 years. He is one of three Pennsylvania lawyers who have been selected as members of Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board. He lectured nationally on the subject  and has taught over 150 hours of continuing education to other lawyers. Chuck has spoken to the Risk and Insurance Management Society and has presented many seminars for Lorman Education Services, beginning 1985. Call for a free initial consultation about your problem case.

Veteran's Disability

Chuck has many years of experience in medical reimbursement issues, having authored the first comprehensive published work on the subject of Pennsylvania in 1994. He has assisted insurers in litigation of fee disputes, particularly "trauma cases," on a statewide basis, including several cases heard before the Commonw

He is authorized by the Social Security Administration to represent disabled individuals before the Administration. Legal representation may commence once an individual's claim has been administratively denied. Feed are contingent upon a recovery and are limited to a percentage of back benefits payable. There is never a charge for an initial consultation. 

Social Security Disability