Deborah Rocco

Deborah has over two decades of experience representing the rights of injured workers exclusively in workers’ compensation and employment law matters. Deb is Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She has been a partner with Rocco Law since 2006 and is Of Counsel to McEldrew Young Purtell Merritt. Previous experience includes over a decade representing insurance companies and self insured employers.

Having been raised in a family deeply committed to Union and Laborers, Deborah focuses all her energies on individuals, to secure their rights and benefits, She has consistently obtained substantial awards and settlements for her clients, earning millions in settlements for her clients.

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation Settlements

Third Party Claims

Maintaining Total Temporary Benefits

Permanent Partial Disability Benefits vs. Total Temporary Disability Benefits

Termination, Suspension or Modification of Benefits

Negotiating a Settlement or Lump Sum Award

Social Security Disability and Retirement Benefits

Workplace Accidents

Construction Accidents

Machine Injuries

Slip & Fall Accidents

Motor Vehicle or Car Accidents

Types of Injuries

Neck & Back Injuries

Stress or Repetitive Use Injuries

Disfigurement, Scars or Burns

Nerve or Tendon Injuries

Head Trauma, Neuropsychological Injuries

Psychiatric Injuries

Loss of Use – Hand, Foot, Finger, Eye or Hearing Loss

Types of Compensation

Medical Benefits

Total Temporary Disability Benefits

Partial Permanent Disability Benefits

Specific Loss of Disfigurement Benefits

Death Benefits

Employment Law

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)

Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA)

Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)

Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1994

State of New Jersey. 1994

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994

U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1994

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1995


Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1994

Pennsylvania State University, B.S, Major: Business Administration, 1991

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