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Workers Compensation

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

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

How Does COVID-19 Affect Older Workers?

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation and will continue to be a national headline until cases cease. This virus has put a lot of employees out of work and has caused financial distress. If you are working from home during the pandemic and become injured, it is important to speak to an experienced Workers’ >> Read More

New Legislation Issued for COVID-19 Pandemic

Since early March, the world has significantly changed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has affected the personal and works lives of billions. Due to the pandemic, federal, state, and even local legislators have sought to put measures in place to protect workers and companies. Several pieces of legislation have passed or have been >> Read More