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.
•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
Year Joined Organization: 1997
Special Pennsylvania Alert - Important Change in Pennsylvania Fee Review Cases
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 longerbe handled by a separate hearing officer in Harrisburg. The cases will be split between the eastern,...
Top Mistakes in Workers' Compensation
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'...