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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

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

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

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

When Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Sometimes, it is not necessary to hire a lawyer for your Workers’ Compensation case, such as when your work-related injury is minor. However, there are many situations in which hiring a lawyer can give you the advantages you need when fighting for the compensation you deserve. You Have Serious Medical Issues As a Pennsylvania employee, >> Read More

Opiate abuse on increase for workers’ compensation injuries

When you’ve been injured on the job, one of the first things you want is relief from any pain you are suffering. Once you see a medical professional, you may be prescribed painkillers of whatever strength he or she deems appropriate. In many cases where severe pain is associated with the injury, some form of >> Read More

How Social Security and workers’ compensation benefits coordinate

The existence of the dual system of federal and state governments can lead to overlapping coverage of some kinds of events that trigger the possible eligibility for benefits under their agencies and programs. One such possible interaction between the federal and state systems can be found in how Federal Social Security disability benefits work in >> Read More