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It is important to know that any injury you experience at work could be compensated under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act. The injuries may range from overexertion to amputation to psychological or emotional injuries. In worst scenarios, work-related accidents can even result in death, leading families to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of their…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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