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DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 147

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?
    Though I've been a Minnesota workers compensation attorney my entire legal career, that's the very same question I asked myself nearly 20 years ago.  Do I need lumbar spine surgery.I was injured at work and despite conservative care, my…
  • Jan 23

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?
    Spinal cord stimulators have been around for decades.  In the nearly 25 years that I have been a workers compensation attorney, I have been involved in nearly a hundred cases involving spinal cord stimulators.  The first observation…
  • Nov 12

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?
    Recently the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry erected hurdle for injured workers using pain medications following a Minnesota workers compensation injury.  The purpose of the change is allegedly two fold; first to reduce costs…
Rank this Week: 264

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 260

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 287

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 295

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 29

    20 Common Adjuster Mistakes And What To Do About It

    20 Common Adjuster Mistakes And What To Do About It
    One thing seldom heard from the either the insurance company or from the third party claims administrator (TPA) is “we / I made a mistake”. Mistakes happen. The difference between the excellent adjuster and the so-so adjuster…
  • Mar 28

    8 Ways to Prepare For The Next Healthcare Reform

    8 Ways to Prepare For The Next Healthcare Reform
    The great healthcare debate in Washington, D.C., left many in our industry wondering what the ultimate impact would be on the workers’ comp system.  While the proposed republican bill has failed to pass, employers and payers can…
  • Mar 27

    5 Strategies to Avoid Mega Problems in Large Deductible Policie

    5 Strategies to Avoid Mega Problems in Large Deductible Policie
    Large deductible insurance policies can be a tremendous advantage for employers. Significant cost savings and increased control over expenses and safety are among the benefits for companies that are aptly suited for this tool. However, they…
Rank this Week: 559

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
  • Mar 13

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest
    Millennial drivers between the ages of 19 and 20 are most likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviors, and those behaviors expose them to increased accident risks. Those are the results of a new study that was published by the AAA…
  • Feb 20

    Apple Named in Lawsuit Related to Distracted Driving

    Apple Named in Lawsuit Related to Distracted Driving
    Apple is at the center of a class-action lawsuit filed by a man who claims that the company was negligent in its failure to implement an anti-distracted driving safety feature that it had patented. The California man was involved in an…
Rank this Week: 452

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 17

    Are Manufacturers Required to Warn Arkansans About Product Dangers?

    Are Manufacturers Required to Warn Arkansans About Product Dangers?
    Arkansasans and Americans live in a consumer society where we are more likely to purchase manufactured products rather than engage in small scale textile making. In fact, many of the electronics and other modern products available in stores…
  • Feb 15

    Statistics Show Accidental Injuries 5th Leading Cause of Death in Arkansa

    Statistics Show Accidental Injuries 5th Leading Cause of Death in Arkansa
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), illnesses like cancer and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of death in the United States.  But did you know that unintentional injuries are also a major…
  • Feb 13

    How Many Fatal Truck Accidents Happen in Arkansas Each Year?

    How Many Fatal Truck Accidents Happen in Arkansas Each Year?
    Even the most compact and lightweight of vehicles is capable of producing fatal injuries if it is involved in a collision or accident.  In accidents that involve large commercial vehicles, such as the massive 18-wheelers used by trucking…
Rank this Week: 502

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

By Ricky Bagolie.

http://bagoliefriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto
    I am in Chicago learning how the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer and we are looking to speak with families who have suffered through this.
  • Aug 11

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School
    Jeers to Fort Wayne Indiana officials are just getting around to cleaning up the goundwater and soil contaminated with the deadly chemical vinyl chloride and believed to be situated just a few yards from a local middle school.Notwithstaning…
  • Jul 3

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Rank this Week: 526

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Mar 29

    Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: The fat lady has sung!

    Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: The fat lady has sung!
    Game Over. Dunzo. Finito. Bye Felicia. These are things we can now officially say about the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule. On Monday, President Trump signed a Congressional joint resolution of disapproval into law, officially…
  • Mar 24

    “The freezing trucker” and Gorsuch’s heart of ice: A micro-fiction

    “The freezing trucker” and Gorsuch’s heart of ice: A micro-fiction
    It was a bleak and frigid night on I-88 somewhere in northern Illinois. The icy wind whipped across the flatlands, grazing the endless rows of white, brittle remains of last year’s corn crop. The only place to be…
  • Mar 24

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Franchisors received some encouraging news this week from President Trump’s Acting Solicitor General, Nicholas Geale. Mr. Geale says that he prefers not to bring enforcement actions based on a theory that franchisors and franchisees are…
Rank this Week: 654

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 29

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?
    Emma Steel, Original Sin: Reconciling Originality in Copyright with Music as an Evolutionary Art Form, 37 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 66 (2015).Andres GuadamuzCopyright often makes little sense, particularly when you explain it to people who are…
  • Mar 28

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation
    Rebecca S. Eisenberg & W. Nicholas Price II, Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side, Oxford Academic J.L. & Biosciences (2017).Nicolas TerryThe intersection of healthcare information goods, resulting products, and the…
  • Mar 27

    When Less is More

    When Less is More
    Kate Webber, Families are More Popular Than Feminism: Exploring the Greater Judicial Success of Family and Medical Leave Laws, 32 Colum. J. Gender & Law 145 (2016).Katharine BartlettWhy are employees who sue to obtain workplace leave…
Rank this Week: 989

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 631

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1302

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Does Your Personal Injury Lawyer Have Experience With The Defense Law Firm?

    Does Your Personal Injury Lawyer Have Experience With The Defense Law Firm?
    Many lawyers advertise for personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. One group of Huntsville DUI lawyers recently put their names on billboards and began claiming specialties as varied as personal injury and elder law. Anyone can…
  • Mar 20

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
    A new year means a new push to harm disabled workers in Alabama. The current effort — a proposal by Decatur State Senator Arthur Orr. This is not a new effort. Senator Orr has renewed his yearly effort to cut-off medical and disability…
  • Mar 13

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?
    Are traumatic brain injuries (TBI) being diagnosed by emergency rooms? It’s a topic of concern in our personal injury practice. We frequently help families struggling because a loved one suffers a TBI from an accident. We regularly see…
Rank this Week: 1005

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Mar 27

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?
    Chicago Injury Attorney Informs About Toxic Toy Hazards Whether your child has received a flurry of new toys for the holidays, or you are just picking up a few new toys from a local garage sale – buyer beware. There are several…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
Rank this Week: 693

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    NJ Bar Association Seek Re-Nomination of Judges of Compensation and System Wide Procedural Improvement

    NJ Bar Association Seek Re-Nomination of Judges of Compensation and System Wide Procedural Improvement
    The NJ State Bar Association is urging Gov. Chris Christie to reappoint qualified workers’ compensation judges who are eligible for tenure.Read the letter to Gov. Christie here. (March 22, 2017)The organization also offered…
  • Mar 2

    Trump Administration May Bring a Surge in Occupational Disease Claim

    Trump Administration May Bring a Surge in Occupational Disease Claim
    Mesothelioma date rates remain high in the US. With anticipated less EPA and OSHA regulation under the Trump administration, there is the potential for a serious surge of future occupational disease claims in the United States.President Trump…
  • Feb 26

    The limits on a total permanent disability award

    The limits on a total permanent disability award
    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral argument concerning the mathematical limits of a workers’ compensation total disability case. At the heart of the issue was whether an injured worker could have an increase in a…
Rank this Week: 1094

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?
    What does a commercial litigation lawyer do?  People are often confused when lawyers say they practice “commercial litigation” because the term does not have an official or legal meaning.  Technically, it means lawsuits…
  • Mar 1

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation
    When it comes to business, there are so many rules to follow most of us can’t keep track.  However, one thing we can all wrap our heads around is that there are certain “rules” to play by.  Not only are they rules,…
  • Feb 27

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?
    Oftentimes it is not only the driver that is injured in an auto accident, it is the passengers as well.  What typically happens when a person is injured as a passenger is that the at-fault party for the accident (person that caused the…
Rank this Week: 1228

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1082

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 9

    Fighting to protect workers right

    Fighting to protect workers right
    Workers compensation law is slightly more than 100 years old. It has become a fundamental protection for workers and their families. Sadly, insurance and business interests have been attacking this basic law for more than 25 years. The effort…
  • Mar 6

    Proposed Changes To Iowa Workers Compensation Cruelly Target Elderly Employee

    Proposed Changes To Iowa Workers Compensation Cruelly Target Elderly Employee
    Anti-worker changes could be coming to Iowa workers compensation. To me the cruelest reform would be the proposal to end permanent total disability benefits at age 67 and limit workers who are over 67 who become permanently and totally…
  • Mar 2

    Three Clues Your Employer Doesn’t Want You To Return To Work After An Injury

    Three Clues Your Employer Doesn’t Want You To Return To Work After An Injury
    Apologists for Thought leaders in the workers compensation insurance industry like to tout how they want injured employees to “return to work.”  But insurance industry rhetoric about the importance of return to work is belied…
Rank this Week: 1161

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District
    On Friday, January 13, the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was hit by a Metra Electric District (Metra) train filed a wrongful death lawsuit. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Felicia Roberts filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court,…
  • Feb 28

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a supermarket slip & fall case, and a bus accident involving a passenger who was under the influence.
  • Feb 17

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M
    IKEA, which is the biggest seller of furniture worldwide, has entered into a $50 million settlement agreement with the families of three young boys, whose deaths were caused by products manufactured by the Swedish company. The victims, who…
Rank this Week: 897

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Covers Cincinnati personal injury and workers compensation issues. By McKenzie & Snyder LLP.

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Feb 7

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company
    In a recent and unfortunate Ohio legal decision, the 2nd District Court of Appeals has ruled against an injured party and sided with Auto Owners Insurance Company. In Wetzel v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2016-Ohio-5355, Shane Wetzel unsuccessfully…
  • Jan 5

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?
    Many automakers started implementing automobile safety features in the early 2000’s that were designed to reduce the risk of whiplash or neck injury. So it begs the question: Is whiplash prevention technology reducing automobile…
  • Dec 21

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature
    Are the modern features in cars making them safer? Car safety features are always evolving as much as the technology that drives transportation, itself. With all of this attention to development and implementation, it also begs the question:…
Rank this Week: 619

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury and workers' compensation news. By Carabin & Shaw, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    No Contributory Negligence in Texas Truck Accident Lawsuit

    No Contributory Negligence in Texas Truck Accident Lawsuit
    In Hospadales v. McCoy, the defendants appealed a judgment in a truck accident case that awarded the plaintiff damages in the amount of $292,000 for past pain and suffering, past medical expenses, and past lost earning capacity. Among…
  • Jan 31

    No Contributory Negligence in Texas Truck Accident Lawsuit

    No Contributory Negligence in Texas Truck Accident Lawsuit
    In Hospadales v. McCoy, the defendants appealed a judgment in a truck accident case that awarded the plaintiff damages in the amount of $292,000 for past pain and suffering, past medical expenses, and past lost earning capacity. Among…
  • Jan 31

    Texas Parents Bring a Wrongful Death Case After Daughter Drown

    Texas Parents Bring a Wrongful Death Case After Daughter Drown
    In Tarrant Regional Water District v. Johnson, a Texas Court of Appeals addressed a case in which the parents’ 19-year-old daughter drowned in the Trinity River while trying to walk across Trinity Park Dam to get to her job interview.…
Rank this Week: 1282

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 827

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose…
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose control…
  • Nov 19

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline
    Football is one of the nation’s most popular sports – but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Every year, teens and young adults who clash on the gridiron land in local hospitals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other…
Rank this Week: 1289

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
  • Jul 7

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?
    As soon as I sat down to write this, I realized that I should have called the post “How to Get Out of Jury Duty” and gotten a lot more hits. Oh well – the current title will find the … Continue reading →
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
Rank this Week: 1290

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 801

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 626

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 623

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 1264

The QR Legal Blog

The QR Legal Blog

Features substantive, practice related articles, firm updates and legislative/legal alerts. By Quatrini Rafferty.

http://qrlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.
    Great to see QR attorney David S. DeRose featured in the Fall 2013 edition of the The Pittsburgh Foundation's FORUM newsletter.http://pittsburghfoundation.org/sites/default/files/FORUM%20Fall%202013.pdf
  • Oct 8

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...
    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...: by Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.   Are you exposed to bat droppings and bird manure in your workplace?  If so, you may be a at risk fo...
  • Sep 25

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Below are links to a three-part series on back pain and its treatment from the Pittsburgh Post…
Rank this Week: 797

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation FAQs

Answers workers' compensation questions for Pennsylvania residents. By Calhoun & Associates.

http://www.workercompensationsettlements.com/faqs/
  • Jun 8

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?
      Although there is no Pennsylvania law that requires an injured worker to hire an attorney to represent them in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company will in all likelihood have an attorney representing them.…
  • Jun 6

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?
      If you have suffered a work-related injury or have become ill because of exposure to hazardous material on the job, you may be potentially entitled to medical and compensation benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast…
  • May 31

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 974

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
Rank this Week: 1269

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1138

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    Music Teacher Dies in Embankment Accident

    Music Teacher Dies in Embankment Accident
    Today we have a story from Cherokee County about the death of a music teacher in an accident. WSB TV has the story. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to... Read more » The post Music Teacher Dies in Embankment…
  • Mar 28

    Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Raise Serious Questions About Liability

    Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Raise Serious Questions About Liability
    Self-driving cars are big news, especially in the West where they are undergoing testing on public roads. These cars could theoretically make driving much safer, but like with any new... Read more » The post Uber’s Self-Driving…
  • Mar 27

    Meet Samantha Schwindel, The 2017 John Foy & Associates $1,000 Leukemia Scholarship Recipient

    Meet Samantha Schwindel, The 2017 John Foy & Associates $1,000 Leukemia Scholarship Recipient
    John Foy & Associates, one of Atlanta’s most established personal injury law firms, is proud to announce the 2017 winner of its annual “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Samantha Schwindel of... Read more » The…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    The Real Cost of Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace

    The Real Cost of Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace
    According to a recent National Safety Council survey, more than 70 percent of employers nationwide report being directly affected by the misuse of prescription drugs in their workplaces. Despite this, only 39 percent of employers surveyed…
  • Mar 24

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women
    Men suffer more workplace injuries than women, but millions of women are joining the workforce in traditionally male-dominated jobs every year. And according to data from the Department of Labor, 57.2 percent of the 128 million working age…
  • Mar 8

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them
    Dozens of construction workers are injured in crane accidents annually in the United States. Injuries and fatalities occur among the men and women operating the cranes as well as to workers and others on the ground. Crane accidents and…
Rank this Week: 4478

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 2404

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2224

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    NC Appeals Court: Workers’ Comp. Insurer Has No Standing to File Third-Party Claim

    NC Appeals Court: Workers’ Comp. Insurer Has No Standing to File Third-Party Claim
    A workers’ compensation insurer lacked standing to bring a third-party liability claim against a negligent driver who caused injury to an insured worker.  That was according to a recent ruling by the North Carolina Court of…
  • Mar 27

    Permanent Disability Under Scheduled-Member Statute Isn’t Barred by Gainful Employment

    Permanent Disability Under Scheduled-Member Statute Isn’t Barred by Gainful Employment
    The scheduled-member statute of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act spells out the number of weeks’ worth of compensation to be paid claimants based on the “member” or function claimant has lost. For…
  • Mar 24

    NCDOT: Uptick in Crashes Along I-77 Project Zone

    NCDOT: Uptick in Crashes Along I-77 Project Zone
    Administrators with the North Carolina Department of Transportation said they have planned meetings with traffic engineers and officials with local governments in Mecklenburg County after a spate of crashes on the I-77 toll lane that is…
Rank this Week: 4672

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home
    If you’re cleaning your Homestead or South Florida home at this time of year, you want to get your home sparkling but you’ll also want to clean safely. While cleaning is generally a safe activity, it can lead to chemical burns…
  • Mar 15

    Spring Break Safety Tip

    Spring Break Safety Tip
    Spring break and spring travel plans are a big part of the fun for college students and even for those not attending school. If you will be taking part in any spring break festivities or traveling, there are several things you will want to do…
  • Feb 15

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie

    Test Your Fire Alarms to Prevent Burn Injuries and Fire Injurie
    Smoke detectors in your home are your front-line defense in the event of a fire. They can alert you in time so you can get out safely—before you suffer burns or serious injury. Yet, millions of homes across the country do not have…
Rank this Week: 1700

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1787

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1544

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Mar 28

    How Do I Know I Have a Good Iowa Wrongful Death Claim? (Video)

    How Do I Know I Have a Good Iowa Wrongful Death Claim? (Video)
    If you have questions about whether to pursue an Iowa wrongful death claim, it is always best to consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney. Why? The death of a loved one is heartbreaking. I... This article How Do I Know I Have…
  • Mar 22

    3 Things to Know When You Settle Your Back Injury Workers’ Compensation Claim in Iowa

    3 Things to Know When You Settle Your Back Injury Workers’ Compensation Claim in Iowa
    Getting Iowa workers’ compensation benefits for a back injury suffered on the job can be difficult.  Determining the types of benefits you are entitled to can be a challenge.  Add on the fact that... This article 3 Things…
  • Mar 21

    Why Does My Iowa Personal Injury Lawsuit Require My Tax Returns? (Video)

    Why Does My Iowa Personal Injury Lawsuit Require My Tax Returns? (Video)
    If you file an Iowa personal injury lawsuit, be aware that you will have to share a certain amount of private information with your own personal injury lawyer as well as with the other side. Let’s ... This article Why Does My Iowa…
Rank this Week: 1720

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Covers personal injury law in California.

http://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?
    Herbicide Roundup “the famous weed killer” is it safe? When chemical giant Monsanto first introduced the herbicide Roundup in 1974, it was marketed as being the “safe” alternative to the by now banned DDT. It…
  • Mar 22

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant
    The Breast Implant Lawsuit Attorneys of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP respond to the recent 2017 FDA Alert regarding the lymphoma risk associated with certain types of breast implants. This is not the first FDA warning regarding this risk. The…
  • Mar 13

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact
    March is the season of green beer, corn beef, and cabbage, as today St. Patrick’s Day is observed around the globe as a celebration of everything Irish. The real St. Patrick however, was far more interesting than even the legends of his…
Rank this Week: 1716

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2285

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Workplace Accidents in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney

    Workplace Accidents in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
    Each yeah there are many Missouri workers injured while working in confined spaces. Confined spaces are work environments that restrict worker movement. In some cases, special permits are required when a worker must move through narrow…
  • Mar 25

    Broken Finger at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer

    Broken Finger at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer
    Workers who suffer a broken finger at work may be entitled to Missouri workers compensation benefits. A broken finger can severely impact a person’s ability to work. This is particularly true in case of those who work with their hands,…
  • Mar 24

    Injured in a High Rise Window Cleaning Accident? – Missouri Work Comp

    Injured in a High Rise Window Cleaning Accident? – Missouri Work Comp
    St. Louis window washers often work in risky environments to make a living. St. Louis is full of tall buildings, and their owners rely on the services of professional window cleaning companies and their workers to ensure that their exteriors…
Rank this Week: 1978