Kacey C. Wiedt

Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation Department

    Kacey is the Assistant Director of the Workers' Compensation Department, where he assists in the oversight of more than 30 attorneys in 10 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

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania, Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs webinar, March 18, 2021

    Understanding the Debate with the ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation, Marshall Dennehey webinar, October 27, 2020

    Tackling the Opioid Crisis: How Much Is Too Much?, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 24, 2019

    Uninsured Employers Guaranty FundPennsylvania 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

    Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1996)
    Washington & Jefferson College (B.A., 1992)
    Honors & awards
    Best Lawyers in America©, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
    Associations & memberships
    Dauphin County Bar Association
    Harrisburg Claims Association
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Year joined