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Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 2003) Line Editor, American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law
  • Randolph College (1999) Graduate of the Randolph Macon Woman’s College study abroad program at the University of Reading, England.
  • La Salle University (B.A. in History, Summa Cum Laude, 2000) Full scholarship recipient; University Honors Program

Bar Memberships

  • New Jersey, 2003
  • Pennsylvania, 2003

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

E-Flash

Act 111 Reinstates the IRE Process in Pennsylvania
November 2, 2018
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

PA Supreme Court Clarifies Burden of Proof in Firefighter Cancer Presumption Cases
October 23, 2018
By: Patrick T. Cusick and Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Pa. Commonwealth Court Holds C&R Agreement Cannot Be Used to Avoid Payment of Certain Medical Bills
August 20, 2018
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Strategies for Contesting Reimbursement Claims Related to Out-of-Pocket Medical Marijuana Expenses
May 31, 2018
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi, Patrick T. Cusick, and Jonathan C. Ascher

The Pennsylvania Legislature Responds to Protz: An Analysis of House Bill 1840
October 11, 2017
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

PA Supreme Court Declares IREs Unconstitutional
June 21, 2017
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Superior Court Allows Workers' Compensation Carriers to Pursue Claims Against Third-Party Tortfeasors
March 10, 2017
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Provides a New Avenue for Claimants to Challenge the Validity of IRE Determinations
January 31, 2017
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

Pennsylvania's WCAB Reaffirms the Validity of Funded Employment for Injured Workers
November 2, 2016
By: Patrick T. Cusick and Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

PA Commonwealth Court: Employers/Workers' Compensation Insurers Entitled to Subrogation for Future Medical Expenses and Wage Loss Awarded in Third Party Medical Malpractice Actions
February 1, 2016
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi and Patrice A. Toland

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court Rules That the Use of the Fifth and Sixth Editions of the AMA Guides in Impairment Rating Evaluations is Unconstitutional
September 20, 2015
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi and Jonathan C. Ascher

PA Supreme Court Decision Restricts Workers' Compensation Insurers/Employers on Subrogation Claims
May 4, 2015
By: Jonathan C. Ascher and Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

PA Act 184: Workers' Compensation/Prescription Reimbursement Reform Effective December 26, 2014
January 13, 2015
By: Patrick T. Cusick and Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi

The Workers' Compensation Claimant on Strike! A Quick-Reference Guide to WC Issues that May Arise When Employees Strike
August 10, 2011
By: Karyn Dobroskey Rienzi