Employee Misclassification Issues

April 13, 2021 by editor

EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION ISSUES By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire The Problem: Critical distinctions exist between employees and independent contractors. If you hire it, it must be an employee. Historically, the lines distinguishing employees from independent contractors have been ambiguous in certain fields, to include construction, service-related industries, transportation and delivery services, maintenance and janitorial services, and… Read more »


March 16, 2021 by editor

DEFENDING SLIP AND FALLS By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire Faced with a slip and fall personal injury claim, property owners and their insurers need to analyze several key elements in the course of evaluating and defending these highly fact-sensitive claims.  With Pennsylvania Trial and Appellate Courts applying principles set forth in the Restatement (Second) of… Read more »

By: Kevin L. Connors, Esquire COVID-19 RESPONSE BY CONNORSO’DELL

March 13, 2020 by editor

Dear Clients: We are continuing to monitor the Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak, and we want to take a moment to reach out and let you know that we are handling this developing situation at ConnorsO’Dell, as responsibly as possible, noting that our main priority is to insure the health and safety of our staff and… Read more »

Being Specific About Specific Losses

May 03, 2015 by connorsodell

By Jeffrey D. Snyder, Esquire In Jacqueline Fields v. WCAB (City of Philadelphia), decided by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 14, 2014, the Court addressed the issue of whether benefits payable for an injured employee sustaining multiple specific losses, arising from the same injury, should be paid consecutively, as opposed to being paid concurrently… Read more »

Speaker Announcement

May 03, 2015 by connorsodell

Kevin Connors, the Managing Partner of ConnorsO’Dell LLP, recently moderated a Captive Risk Workers’ Compensation Management Conference, hosted by Artex Risk Management, at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California on February 19, 2015. Connors moderated a Panel of Workers’ Compensation defense attorneys, all whom are members of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network and… Read more »