Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Representatives for School District of Philadelphia workers belonging to Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ have recently been involved in a contract dispute regarding, among other issues, worker safety. As of this writing (August 22), they have voted to authorize a strike if certain contract demands pertaining to safety training and related matters are not…

If you work in Philadelphia or the surrounding areas and you’re injured on the job, you can seek compensation for such financial losses as medical bills and lost wages by filing a claim to recover workers’ compensation benefits. In Pennsylvania, your employer is legally required to purchase workers’ compensation coverage. There are very few exceptions….

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,…

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…

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…

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 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’…

Technology has made it possible for many employees to accomplish their work from anywhere in the world. Accordingly, the number of workers who report doing some or all of their work from home has increased dramatically in the last decade. A 2018 study reported that more than 60 percent of workers spend at least one…

Each year, thousands of employees miss at least one day of work due to injuries caused by ice, sleet, or snow. Many of these injuries are caused by slip and fall accidents, which account for more than 15 percent of all accidental fatalities, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In the extreme…

It may be a timeworn phrase, but safety on the job truly is no accident. All types of workplaces have their own specific hazards and thus a strong safety culture is an integral part of any job. Unfortunately, workers in the United States continue to become injured or ill at unacceptable levels due to their…

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