Attorney Gross Elected to PBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section
Attorney Abigail Gross was recently elected to serve as a Council member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. The Section is comprised of workers’ compensation attorneys from across the Commonwealth, and is instrumental in shaping workers’ compensation policy, education and practice standards statewide. The Section convened on May 10, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Annual Meeting…Read More
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation AND Unemployment Compensation Benefits?
I often have clients ask if they can collect both workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation benefits at the same time. The simple answer is – yes. But that answer requires explanation… Let’s start with the basics: 1. Workers’ Compensation provides benefits (including lost wages) for those who have been injured on the job. In many cases,…Read More
What You Should Know About The “Independent” Medical Exam
What is an IME?In almost every workers’ compensation case, the employer/insurance carrier will send the injured worker for an Independent Medical Examination (“IME”). An IME is a physical, medical examination aimed at determining several important facts: was there an injury, what was the cause of that injury, and was there any resultant disability. At the…Read More
Should I Settle My Workers’ Compensation Case?
If you are collecting workers’ compensation benefits, or if you are pursuing a workers’ compensation claim, there is a strong probability that the topic of settlement will come up at some point. In the workers’ compensation arena, a settlement is called a “compromise and release agreement,” or “C&R agreement” for short. A C&R agreement allows…Read More
Attorney Gross to Present “Navigating the C&R Minefield” at Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Fall Section Meeting
Attorney Gross will be presenting at the upcoming 33rd Annual PBA Workers’ Compensation Fall Section Meeting, being held at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Wednesday, October 4 & Thursday, October 5, 2017. Attorney Gross will have the privilege of speaking alongside two Judges and the Workers’ Compensation Section Chair on complex issues that accompany…Read More
Popular Q & A’s From A Workers’ Compensation Specialist
During an initial office consultation, I give clients the opportunity to ask me any and all questions that they may have about their workers’ compensation case. Most clients have similar concerns, so it should come as no surprise that they ask many of the same questions. For this reason, I have compiled the most frequent…Read More
How Much Do I Get Paid on Workers’ Compensation?
For someone who has been hurt on the job, workers’ compensation wage loss benefits are critical. Wage loss benefits (also referred to as “indemnity” benefits) can be a household’s only source of income. Thus, it should come as no surprise that almost every client asks, “How much will I collect on workers’ comp?” In Pennsylvania,…Read More
Hurt at Work? Seeking Advice on What to Do
Workers’ compensation is a complex process. There are all sorts of rules, regulations, and deadlines that need to be followed, making the process rather intimidating – especially when you’re not feeling up to par from your work injury. That’s why, when choosing a topic for my inaugural Blog entry, I decided that the best place to…Read More
Welcome to Gross Law Office’s Blog! We look forward to keeping you informed and up-to-date with the latest on workers’ compensation law, our latest publications, and to learn more about the intricacies of workers’ compensation. Attorney Abigail Gross has years of experience in the legal field, primarily specializing in workers’ compensation law. As a member…Read More