Joe Dougherty and guest co-host Dr. Bruce Grossinger are joined by Paula Robinson, Esq. and Derek Patterson, Esq. as they discuss work injuries.
Dr. Bruce Grossinger graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University in 1981. In June 1985 he graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, interning at Philadelphia’s Metropolitan Hospital. He later served as chief resident in the neurology department of The New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He has worked with many Philadelphia-area hospitals including Taylor, Crozer Chester, Riddle, Springfield, and Christiana Hospitals, among others.
Dr. Grossinger has board certifications in a wide range of medical specialties, training for many years in neurology and later in pain medicine and psychiatry. He is also board certified in electrodiagnostic medicine and as an independent medical evaluator.
The Sports Doc is continuously working to broaden his knowledge of cutting-edge medicine and has been assisting Dr. Philippe Hernigou, the world’s leading stem cell practitioner, specifically for that purpose
Many patients may know Dr. Grossinger better as “Bruce the Sports Doc” through his many years covering Philadelphia teams on ESPN Radio and VoiceAmerica. Bruce is a die-hard Philly fan and long-time Eagles and Sixers season ticket-holder. He is also very family oriented, balancing his time as a doctor and radio personality with his home life as a husband and father of two.
Derek M. Patterson, Esq. was born in the City of Philadelphia. He grew up in West Philadelphia where he was raised by a family who instilled in him to always be the best. Derek attended the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where he received his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice . After excelling at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Derek decided to pursue his passion of becoming a Trial Attorney. Inspired by his grandfather, Derek always kept in his mind to be the best. Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School was Derek’s choice to pursue his Juris Doctor degree. While very challenging, Derek always reminded himself that there is no other option but to become a Trial Attorney.
Derek worked for several highly successful Plaintiff Law Firms throughout Philadelphia and gained tremendous experience as a Trial Attorney. Derek has also worked for a highly respected insurance defense firm which then gave experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
As CEO of Patterson Injury Lawyers, Derek wants to represent the injured in Philadelphia as well as the surrounding counties. Putting clients needs first and always having his clients best interest is what has made Derek and Patterson Injury Lawyers successful and remains Philly’s Favorite Personal Injury Firm.
Paula Robinson, Esq. has been practicing for 35 years in a wide variety of jurisdictions within Pennsylvania. Paula has worked for employers and insurance companies and applies that knowledge of the system to serve her current clients–disabled and injured workers.
Ms. Robinson has vast experience with the inter-workings of the PA workers’ compensation system. Paula Robinson is an aggressive, yet compassionate lawyer who fights for her client’s rights and is well aware of the strategies of the defense lawyers working for employers and their big insurance companies. With experience as a defense lawyer in workers’ compensation cases, Paula has first-hand knowledge and experience with insurance companies. This experience provides Paula a distinct competitive advantage to maximize the recoveries for her current clients–injured and disabled workers.
Ms. Robinson enjoys antiquing, interior decorating, gardening, and caring for her three dogs and horse.
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.
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lehigh County Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
B.S. Juniata College, 1983
J.D. Ohio Northern University School of Law, 1986
Southern Lehigh Public Library Board of Directors
Representative of Lower Milford Township, Lehigh County
Member of the Quakertown Rotary
SmartCEO CPA & ESQ Awards Philadelphia 2015 – Winner Service Area Firm