Workers’ Compensation

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…

You may have just been hired for your first job out of college … Congrats! To take that a step further, we want you to be aware of your rights, and the compensation benefits that are required to be provided by your employer in case you are injured while working. A recent report revealed that…

Excellence in Workers’ Compensation Law Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (June 2021) – Philadelphia-based workers’ compensation firm, Gross & Kenny, LLP, is honored to announce recognition by Super Lawyers for their outstanding accomplishments. We are also proud to announce Attorney Patrick William Kenny and Attorney Jeffrey S. Gross will be featured in Super Lawyers Magazine. For 30 years,…

Air travel can be a stressful event. You see those videos all the time—passengers on a flight, becoming belligerent or violent. It happened right here, on a recent flight approaching Philadelphia International Airport, the crew noticed a passenger displaying “erratic behavior” and making frightening statements. The aviation industry in the United States employs millions of…

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…

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