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Kacey C. Wiedt

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Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation Department
100 Corporate Center Drive
Suite 201
Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 651-3511
(717) 651-3707 - Fax
kcwiedt@mdwcg.com

Kacey is the assistant director of the Workers' Compensation Department, where he assists in the oversight of more than 40 attorneys in 11 offices. He also serves as the managing attorney of the Workers' Compensation Department in the Harrisburg office.

In addition to his various management responsibilities, Kacey focuses his practice on high-exposure and complex workers' compensation litigation, representing clients in the construction, oil and gas, grocery, hospitality, landscaping, transportation and poultry industries. Kacey also consults with workers' compensation carriers to provide advice and guidance on pre-litigated workers' compensation cases. He is also a frequent presenter on topics relating to workers' compensation for carriers and employers.

A graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, Kacey received a B.A. in Political Science and Business Administration. He subsequently received his juris doctor from Widener University School of Law.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation Seminar, April 18, 2019 

  • Coverage Issues, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 18, 2018

  • In a Pickle: The Implications of Protz, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 19, 2017

  • How Employers, Insurers and Self-Insurers Can Save Money, SEAK National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, July 20, 2017

  • Best Practices to Avoid Common Workers' Compensation Mistakes, Lorman Education Services webinar, June 29, 2017

  • Overview of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, client seminar, June 16, 2017

  • Return to Work Strategies, client seminar, May 4, 2017

  • Workers' Compensation Jurisdictional Issues with Pennsylvania and New Jersey, client seminar, November 14, 2016

  • Understanding Medical Records, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 19, 2016

  • Back on the Job! Returning Injured Workers To Gainful Employment, Human Resource Professionals of Central Pennsylvania Fall Conference, October 27, 2015

  • An Overview of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Nationwide Insurance Company, July 2015

  • Top Mistakes in Workers' Compensation, Susquehanna Human Resource Management Association, January 20, 2015

  • From Kachinski to Phoenixville Hospital: Proving Earning Capacity in the Modern Era, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, November 6, 2014

  • IMEs: How They Really Work, Roadmap to Success - Understanding Workers' Compensation, Marshall Dennehey seminar, October 24, 2013

  • Proper Usage of PA Workers' Compensation Bureau Forms, Mac Risk Management, Boston, MA, February 5, 2013

  • Proper Usage of PA Workers' Compensation Bureau Forms, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, January 23, 2013

  • Voluntary Withdraw From the Labor Market -- Retirement and Benefits Offsets, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, November 26, 2012

  • Overview of Workers' Compensation Judges, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, May 31, 2012

  • Workers' Compensation From an Employer's Perspective, Susquehanna Human Resources Management Association, Lewisburg, PA, March 20, 2012

  • Earning Power Asessments, co-presenter with Compass Rehabilitation, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, February 29, 2012

  • Proper Handling of Bureau Forms, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, February 15, 2012

  • Structured Settlements and Pitfalls of Compromise and Release Agreement, Gallagher Bassett Insurance Company, July 13, 2011

  • Legal Strategies and Using Independent Medical Evaluations, co-presenter with Dr. Ross Noble, Nationwide Insurance Company, April 1, 2011

  • Limiting Workers' Compensation Exposure, Tyson Foods, August 12, 2010

  • Workers' Compensation and the Employer, Marshall Dennehey workshop, April 30, 2010

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls and the Use of Bureau Forms, School Claims Services, New Cumberland, PA, December 2009

  • Workers' Compensation Legal and Medical Issues, co-presenter with Dr. Robert Smith, Gallagher Bassett Services Roffers Captive, November 10, 2009

  • Evaluation of Settlement and Mediation Process, Sedgwick Insurance Company, 2008

  • Workers' Compensation 101, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, June 15, 2006

  • Handling PA Workers' Compensation Bureau Forms, and Limiting Exposure on Claims, National Grange Mutual Insurance Company, March 29, 2004

  • Addressing Workers' Compensation Issues to Determine if Medical Conditions Are Related to Work Activities Under the Workers' Compensation Act, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, February 4, 2004

  • Case Law Update, Liberty Mututal Insurance Company, November 21, 2003

  • Limiting Workers' Compensation Exposure, CNA Insurance Company, October 31, 2003

  • Cost Control, Return to Work Issues, Offsets, and Rights and Duties of Employers, featured speaker at Penn Prime's First Annual Regional Meeting, August 11, 2003

  • Limiting Exposure and Cost Control, MAC Risk Management, June 24, 2003

Published Works

  • "Did the Commonwealth Court Decide the Retroactive Effect of 'Protz'? Pennsylvania Law Weekly, October 12, 2017

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, PA (J.D., 1996)

  • Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA (B.A., 1992)

    Majors: Political Science and Business Administration

Defense Digest Article June 1, 2015
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin has been protecting and defending employers and insurance carriers in the litigation of workers’ compensation matters for 40 years. What began as a practice group in the 1970s became an established...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015 Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to...
What's Hot in Worker's Comp April 7, 2011
  We have just learned that all fee review cases will now be under the jurisdiction of Workers' Compensation Judges and will no longer be handled by a separate hearing officer in Harrisburg. The cases will be split between the eastern,...
May 11, 2017
Successfully defended a penalty petition seeking more than $100,000 in unpaid medical bills. The claimant asserted that the parties entered into a Compromise and Release Agreement, which obligated the defendant to continue to pay ongoing medical...
Dec 6, 2016
We convinced the Commonwealth Court to reverse the decisions of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and Workers’ Compensation Judge granting a claim petition in a “special mission” case. We represented the employer...
Seminar Jan 20, 2015
Kacey Wiedt and Shannon Fellin, members of the Workers' Compensation Department, are the featured speakers at the January meeting of the Susquehanna Human Resource Management Association. Their presentation, "Top Mistakes in Workers'...
Conference Oct 27, 2015
Kacey Wiedt and Shannon Fellin, members of the Workers' Compensation Department, are presenting at the 2015 Fall Conference hosted by the Human Resource Professionals of Central Pennsylvania. Their presentation, "Back on the Job! Returning...
Seminar Jun 29, 2017
Kacey Wiedt and Shannon Fellin, shareholders in the Workers' Compensation Department, are presenting the live webinar "Best Practices to Avoid Common Workers' Compensation Mistakes." One of the most difficult challenges facing...
Conference Jul 18, 2017
Kacey Wiedt, assistant director of the Workers' Compensation Department, is presenting at SEAK’s 36th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference. In "How Employers, Insurers and Self-Insurers Can...
Seminar Oct 19, 2017
Please join us at our complimentary Workers' Compensation Seminar on October 19. This day-long seminar covers hot topics in workers' compensation in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Our distinguished lineup of presenters will share...
Seminar May 3, 2018
The Central PA Spring Educational Seminar will cover topics ranging from symptom magnification to wearable technology. Kacey Wiedt and John Zeigler, shareholders in the firm's Workers' Compensation Department, are presenting a case law...
Seminar Apr 18, 2019
Kacey Wiedt, Assistant Director of the firm's Workers' Compensation Department, is speaking at the Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation seminar hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. The program is designed to explore some of the...

Areas of Practice

Education

  • Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • Washington & Jefferson College (B.A., 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1996

Associations & Memberships

  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Harrisburg Claims Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Self-Insurers' Association

Year Joined Organization: 1997

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