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Court Radio: Workers Compensation with Attorney Jeff Gross

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks with attorney Jeffrey Gross about workers’ compensation.
A recent Pennsylvania appellate court decision involving an injured Hershey Co. worker highlights the dangers of not informing an employer about a work injury promptly.

Hershey Case Highlights the Importance of Timeliness in Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Claims

Philadelphia workers who are injured on the job have the right to receive benefits. Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other costs that employees incur after a workplace accident or injury. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, the statewide average weekly wage for work injuries occurring…

Workers’ Compensation: The MyPhillyLawyer Guide to Your Legal Rights if You Are Injured While Working from Home during COVID-19

Since the deadly COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the world and our communities have been turned upside down. For workers in a wide range of industries, millions of people were told to work from their homes to help try to curb the spread of the coronavirus and its devastating infection and death rates. So,…
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Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Pennsylvania

Workers’ compensation is a no fault system; if you are injured on the job, you are entitled to benefits regardless of whether your employer’s negligence caused your injuries. The system aims to provide compensation for injured workers without focusing on who is to blame. However, the fact that you don’t have to demonstrate that the…
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Workers’ Comp Fraud Much Lower Than Industry Estimates

For years, the insurance industry has carefully created an image of workers taking advantage of the workers’ compensation system by faking their workplace injuries or making them out to be much worse than they really are. They have blamed injured workers for taking taxpayer money and putting a financial strain on employers who must continue…