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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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