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Jeffrey S. Gross - Philadelphia, PA

1500 John F. Kennedy BoulevardSuite 1450 Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Updated: 11/02/2020

Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Overview

As a partner with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, firm Batt & Gross, Jeffrey S. Gross has represented injured workers in the Philadelphia area since 1991. He focuses exclusively on workers' compensation litigation, including subrogation matters, full and partial disability claims, lump sum settlements, occupational diseases and workplace fatalities, and he has a long record of success aggressively pursuing the best interests of his clients...

About Jeffrey S. Gross

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Languages

  • French
  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1991

Specialties and Certifications

  • Workers' Compensation Law, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law

Other Affiliations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, 2008 - 2011 (Board of Governors)
  • Brandeis Law Foundation, 2011 - Present (Vice Chancellor)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1991 - Present (Member)
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 1993 - Present (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers' Association, 1993 - Present (Member)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Section, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2009 - Present (Sustaining Member)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section (Member)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 1995 - Present (Executive Committee)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2001 - Present (Chair)
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Workers’ Compensation Section, 2017 (Co-Chair)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section (Co-Chair)

Education

  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1991
    J.D.
  • Muhlenberg College, 1988
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: with Honors
    Major: Business Administration
    Major: Accounting

Past Positions

  • Ominsky, Welsh, Rosenthal & Steinberg, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Associate, 1991 - 1992
  • Batt & Gross, 1992 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Temple Adath Israel, Mens' Club, President, 2004 - 2006
  • Brandeis Law Foundation, Founding Member, 2009 - Present
  • Louis D. Brandeis Law Society, Chancellor, 2013 - 2015
  • Louis D. Brandeis Law Society, Assistant Bursar, 2010 - Present
  • Louis D. Brandeis Law Society, Member
  • Temple Adath Israel, Merion, Pennsylvania, Board of Directors

Classes and Seminars

  • "The 4 Common Injuries and Mental Stress Claims in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation", Lorman Education Services, 2007
  • "Simple Solutions to Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation", Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2007
  • "Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation", Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2007
  • "Uses and Misuses of the Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2006
  • "Dissecting and Defending IRE Reports and Other Post Gardner Issues-Case Law Update, Legal Issues and Strategies", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2006
  • "Misuses of the Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable: Case Law Update, Attorneys' Fees and Penalties", Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2006
  • "Techniques in Handling Workers Compensation Litigation Involving Labor Market Surveys", Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Workers Compensation, 2006
  • "Pension Offsets and Workers' Compensation Benefits", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2005 - 2006
  • "Medicare: Dealing with Medicare Set Aside Trusts", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2004
  • "Litigating Cases Under the Occupational Disease Act", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2003
  • "Penalties for Violation of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act: Misuse of the Temporary Notice of Compensation Payable", Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2002
  • "Calculation of the Average Weekly Wage: Maximizing Your Client's Rate and Award- Recent Decisions", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • "Case Studies: Learning Techniques on Handling and Litigating Claims from the Claimants and Defense Attorneys' Perspective", Occupational Health Medical & Legal Workshop - Temple University Health System, 2001
  • "Important Changes in Reinstatement Petitions: Case Law Update on Statute of Limitations and Burdens of Proof", Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • "Ethical Considerations in Workers' Compensation Cases", Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2000
  • Occupational Diseases and Workers Compensation, Occupational Disease Claims, 2009 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Jeffrey S. Gross

Included on the 2022 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jeffrey S. Gross on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Martha Hampton Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2003
  • Super Lawyers, 2004 - Present
  • Top 100: Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2007, 2010 - Present, 2010 - Present
  • Top 100: Philadelphia Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2010, 2014 - 2015, 2005 - 2007
  • Leading Attorney, Philadelphia Magazine, 2004 - 2013
  • 10.0 Rating, Avvo

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Office Information

Address

1500 John F. Kennedy BoulevardSuite 1450 Philadelphia, PA 19102

Fax

  • 267-589-0091

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Office Hours

Open 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

Publication

Articles

  • "The 4 Common Injuries and Mental Stress Claims in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation", Lorman Education Services, November, 2007
  • "Commonwealth Court Addresses Workers' Compensation Section", Philadelphia Bar Reporter, May, 2005
  • "Medical Reports Inadmissible Despite Act 57 Allowance: Evidence on Claims Exceeding 52 Weeks is Deemed Hearsay", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 225, No. 116, December, 2001
  • "Palliative Physical Therapy is Deemed Reasonable and Necessary Treatment According to Commonwealth Court", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 225, No. 93, November, 2001
  • "Pennsylvania Supreme Court Clarifies 'Discovery Rule' of Workers' Compensation Act Notice Provision", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 225, No. 72, October, 2001
  • "Key in Reinstatement Positions: Aggravation vs. Recurrence - Burden of Proof Issues", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 225, No. 52, September, 2001
  • "Workers' Compensation Subrogation Liens Inapplicable in ADA Claims: Separate Causes of Action Do Not Entail Double Recovery", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 225, No. 8, July, 2001
  • "Workers' Compensation Subrogation Liens are No Longer Absolute", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 224, No. 115, June, 2001
  • "Commonwealth Court Decision in American Belt_Sparks Controversy Over Child Labor Law", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 224, No. 91, May, 2001
  • "Courts Address Statute of Limitations Involving Petitions to Reinstate Benefits: Injured Workers Have Three Years After Partial Disability Expires", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 224, No. 71, April, 2001
  • "Workers' Compensation Carrier Required to Pay Full Amount of Subrogation Lien Asserted by Separate Third Party Health Insurance Plan in Excess of Cost Containment Provision of Act 44", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. P.1711, March, 2001
  • "Supreme Court Considers Burden of Proof for Reinstatement Petitions Following Layoff While Under Suspension of Benefits", The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. P943, February, 2001

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