Workers’ Compensation

Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws allow employees to seek compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and certain other covered losses when they are injured in on-the-job accidents or develop illnesses or medical conditions as a result of exposure to hazards in the workplace. This no-fault system does not require workers to prove that their accidents…

Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws allow employees to seek compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and certain other covered losses when they are injured in on-the-job accidents or develop illnesses or medical conditions as a result of exposure to hazards in the workplace. This no-fault system does not require workers to prove that their accidents…

If you work in Pennsylvania and are injured in an on-the-job accident, you can seek compensation for such losses as your medical bills by filing a claim to recover workers’ compensation benefits. The vast majority of employers in Pennsylvania are required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. This allows injured employees to theoretically recover compensation after…

Warehouses can be particularly dangerous work environments when compared to others. It’s not uncommon for warehouse workers to be injured due to falls, slips, accidents involving equipment failure, and numerous other potential causes. Pennsylvania law requires most employers to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. Thus, if you’re a warehouse worker in Philadelphia or the surrounding areas,…

Workers’ compensation is a growing area of concern for many people as the country undergoes drastic changes to culture and employment. One story that has caught the attention of many is the recent report that unravels the events leading up to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation at the City Center construction site…

It happened on a hot July night last summer. On a construction site in the University City section of Philadelphia, a 55-year-old engineer named Kirankumar Mistry came to inspect the foundation for a pedestrian bridge project when a drilling rig toppled over and crushed him. The drilling company has been in operation since 1955, and…

The July deaths of two subcontractor employees in separate construction incidents have prompted an investigation by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The fatal accidents occurred at two different construction sites of Amazon distribution facilities. Since last year, the online retailer has been rolling through a major building program around the Philadelphia region….

Handling Workers’ Compensation Claims for More Than Two Decades Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (August 31, 2021) – Philadelphia-based Gross & Kenny, LLP is proud to announce that two of our outstanding attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers for their professionalism and success in workers’ compensation law. Attorney Jeffrey S. Gross has been named “Lawyer of the…

An unidentified construction worker was killed in July when the ground surrounding a retaining wall collapsed and trapped him under a crushing rumble. The accident happened at the future site of an Amazon warehouse which is under construction on the 700 block of Ramona Avenue in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia. Jeffrey S….

Written By Phil Gianficaro It’s a sad story—and, regrettably, all too common. A worker suffers a severe injury in a workplace accident. The ensuing pain becomes debilitating, even disabling, and results in the worker being unable to return to the job for an indeterminate amount of time. In the meantime, he or she is left…

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