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If You Have Contracted Covid-19 at Work, You Need to Read This

State by state, worker’s compensation is changing. With so many workers finding themselves exposed to Covid-19 on the job, worker’s compensation has evolved to help ease the burden of contracting the virus. On average, people suffering from Covid-19 will see symptoms lasting at least 2 weeks. However, doctors are noting an estimated 10% of coronavirus >> Read More

Amazon Grows with Covid-19 at the Expense of Laborers

With the pandemic still in full swing and hope on the horizon as more receive the vaccine, the country has undergone many changes. Notably, worker’s comp has been redefined. In the beginning, worker’s comp aimed to cover catastrophic accidents that occurred on a single date. As time went on, worker’s comp came to include occupational >> Read More

Are You Working Like an Employee but Given Independent Contractor Status?

If so, your boss may be taking advantage of your time while avoiding the costs associated with an employee. Since the recession in 2008, companies have increasingly sought to use independent contractors to cover their labor instead of hiring employees. From painters to office assistants, companies seek to avoid taxes, paperwork, and liability by classifying >> Read More

Delivery Worker Injuries Can Be Severe

Workplace injuries can happen in any industry. In fact, information available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows us that there were around 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries or illnesses reported during the latest year of data across the United States. However, we want to discuss an industry that has received increased scrutiny concerning workplace >> Read More

The Importance of Filing Your Workers’ Comp Claim Promptly

Workplace injuries occur all the time throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Often, these workplace injuries are relatively minor, and injured workers are able to get back to their job fairly quickly. However, it is not uncommon for employees to sustain injuries severe enough to keep them from going to work each day. Any person who >> Read More

Gross & Kenny, LLP Best Lawyers Award

The dedicated workers’ compensation defense attorneys at Gross & Kenny, LLP are proud to announce that the firm has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021 edition. This year, Gross & Kenny, LLP has been ranked regionally as a “Tier 1” firm in the “Workers’ Compensation >> Read More

Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny of Gross & Kenny, LLP advocating for injured workers for over three decades

Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny of Gross & Kenny, LLP were recently featured in Suburban Life Magazine discussing their years of experience advocating for injured workers for over three decades. In the July 2020 issue, they discuss their legal philosophy and the importance of hiring an experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney. For more information >> Read More

Restaurant Workers Must be Cautious While Working in Commercial Kitchens

The restaurant industry includes many different types of services, such as fast food services and fine dining. Yet, everyone working in a commercial kitchen is at risk due to the many dangerous workplace conditions present. Commercial kitchens have the potential to cause serious work-related injuries and even death to workers. Occupational health and safety officials >> Read More

What Should I Know About Lump-Sum Workers’ Compensation Payments?

If a worker is injured on the job and receives Workers’ Compensation benefits, he or she may be approached by his or her employer or the insurer with an offer to settle the case. A settlement can be comprised of monthly payments over a specified period of time or a lump-sum payment, which is receiving >> Read More

Do Temporary Summer Workers Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

Summer is one of the seasons when temporary workers are hired for jobs to handle increased workloads at popular vacation destinations. In the northeast, it is also a time when there is an increased demand for labor in the construction and landscaping industries. Approximately 2.7 million workers in the U.S. are temporary workers, which is >> Read More