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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Shoulder Injuries at Work

Shoulder injuries are among the most debilitating a person can experience. They occur for a variety of reasons and vary in severity. When they happen as the result of work accident, injured employees may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits while they recover. A strong impact to the joint can cause a shoulder injury. An […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Reviews Delay of New Silica Dust Safety Rule

Recently, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced a three-month delay for the rollout of a new rule designed to protect workers from exposure to silica dust. The new crystalline silica standard was set to take effect on June 23, but OSHA has delayed the rule until September 23. The crystalline silica rule was […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: New Back Pain Guidelines Shun Medication

 For workers that have suffered a back injury in the workplace, there are new guidelines for treatment from the American College of Physicians (ACP). They recommend first trying non-drug therapies before using any over the counter or prescription drugs. Non-pharmaceutical approaches can be successful in treating both acute and chronic back pain. Any workplace back […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Serious Injuries in Pennsylvania

In effort to increase safety in the workplace, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a new rule in 2015 that requires employers to report serious injuries that require hospitalization, amputations, and loss of an eye injuries within 24 hours of an incident. Previously, employers were only required to report accidents that resulted in […]

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Jeffrey S. Gross Selected to Super Lawyers for 2017

For more than two decades, Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyer Jeffrey S. Gross has been dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured workers. His legal team takes the time to understand the unique needs of every client, returning calls promptly and providing powerful representation. His goal is always to get the best financial compensation possible. […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Workers’ Compensation Investigators

Workers’ Compensation  werelaws created to protect injured workers and provide for them in the event of a workplace accident. However, it is not uncommon for an insurance company to hire a private investigator to follow you around after your accident. While they say they trying to root out scammers and fraudulent claims, the unfortunate truth […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: OSHA Fall Prevention Safety Week

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced its fourth annual National Safety Stand-Down Campaign, which is taking place May 8-12. A joint effort with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), and the Center for  Construction Research and Training (CPWR), the campaign is held in […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Common Healthcare Injuries

The healthcare industry is one of the largest growing sectors in America, employing more than 18 million people. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), work injury and occupational illness among healthcare workers are some of the highest in the country when compared to other professions. OSHA reports that in 2010, the healthcare […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Social Media and Claims

Like any profit-driven business, Workers’ Compensation insurance companies strive to reduce costs. By finding ways to reject or partially deny Workers’ Compensation claims when possible, companies can reduce their liability. Employers also seek to deny claims when they can in order to keep their premiums as low as possible. Employers and their insurance companies are […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Chemical Plant Explosions

Chemical plants and refineries provide Americans with the crucial resources and products we use and depend on every day. Refineries turn oil into the fuel that powers our machinery, and makes metals that fortify our structures. Chemical plants and refineries are invaluable to the American way of life, but also pose serious safety hazards to […]

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