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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: 139

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    OSHA finds Elan Chemical of Newark NJ put employees at-risk $72,100 in fine

    OSHA finds Elan Chemical of Newark NJ put employees at-risk $72,100 in fine
    OSHA finds Newark NJ manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals Elan Chemical Co. issued 17 citations, faces $72,100 in fines.Employer name: Elan Chemical Company Inc., 268 Doremus Ave., Newark, New…
  • Feb 9

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome
    A recent study indicates that a new physician staging processes by weight and volume of mesothelioma tumors may be helpful in predicting outcome. Mesothelioma is a fatal rare tumor and almost always associated with exposure to asbestos…
  • Feb 7

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery
    A defense firm, that had a “custom” of seeking unlimited medical discovery in workers’ compensation claims, was barred from utilizing that litigation tactic. The NJ Appellate Division affirmed the trial level decision of The…
Rank this Week: 358

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 345

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: 344

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 12

    Ohio Business Owner Finds Comp Fraud Doesn’t Pay

    Ohio Business Owner Finds Comp Fraud Doesn’t Pay
    The owner of a Fairfield County, Ohio excavating company has admitted to falsifying his workers compensation insurance coverage certificate in order to submit bid proposals to the city of Lancaster.   William Newell, of Pleasantville,…
  • Feb 11

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud
    The records show that fraud prosecution and restitution is falling far short in accomplishing the goals mandated by legislation.  There are many reasons for this dilemma, and they start with apathy and end with inefficiency.   One…
  • Feb 11

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud
    New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott recently announced the arrest of the Schenectady-based home improvement business, an individual with a history of criminal fraud, for repeatedly certifying that she had valid workers…
Rank this Week: 437

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 464

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 3

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court
    If you have read this blog for any length of time, you will know that statutes of limitation are laws (duly passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor) that set time limits for various kinds of cases to be filed.  Different…
  • Nov 30

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit
    For the second time time the last two months an employment dispute arbitration provision has been invalidated because it was contained in an expressly non-contractual employee handbook.  The first was from New Jersey, as we posted at the…
  • Nov 6

    How Not to Hire a Lawyer

    How Not to Hire a Lawyer
    This article on "Those Stupid Superlative Lawyer Lists" warmed the cockles of my little heart on this gray Friday morning in suburban central New Jersey.  It's a subject about which I have ranted a bit at cocktail parties.  Read the…
Rank this Week: 491

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/
  • Feb 12

    ‘Politics as Markets’ Goes Global

    ‘Politics as Markets’ Goes Global
    Samuel Issacharoff, Fragile Democracies: Contested Power in the Era of Constitutional Courts (2015).Rosalind DixonComparative constitutional law is a field crowded with rich and complex ideas about the role of courts and judicial review in a…
  • Feb 11

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce
    Jamal Greene, The Meming of Substantive Due Process,  31 Constitutional Commentary -- (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Cary C. FranklinIn 1980, John Hart Ely pronounced substantive due process “a contradiction in…
  • Feb 10

    The Low Road

    The Low Road
    Serena Mayeri, Marital Supremacy and the Constitution of the Nonmarital Family, 103 Calif. L. Rev. 1277 (2015).Katharine BartlettA concern about the marriage equality movement is that it has reinforced the supremacy of marriage and detracted…
Rank this Week: 675

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery
    An employer must provide workers’ compensation benefits to an auto store clerk who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a gunman robbed the store. The decision was handed down by the North Carolina Court of…
  • Feb 9

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD
    It was, in a sense, a single comma that was the deciding factor in the workers’ compensation case of Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc., recently before the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Central to this case is North…
  • Feb 7

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016
    A recent Safety National webinar asked a panel of industry professionals to discuss the top trends and concerns for workers’ compensation this year. The consensus was that in 2016, we should be looking out for: Federal interest in state…
Rank this Week: 594

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 11

    Workplace Death Benefit in Bill Should Be Expanded

    Workplace Death Benefit in Bill Should Be Expanded
    I was recently quoted in the Omaha World-Herald newspaper as a neutral testifier in the Nebraska Legislature regarding a bill being considered, LB 836. As commentator Paul Harvey used to say, now here’s “the rest of the…
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
Rank this Week: 546

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Feb 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 547

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 28

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa
    In Lee v. K&N Management, Inc., the plaintiff sued a store and barbecue after tripping on ground cover near the store entrance. Before going to the store to pick up dessert, she’d been eating dinner with her mother and brother, and…
  • Jan 28

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case
    In re Michelin North America, Inc. is a recent product liability case. The case arose when a woman driving a 2013 Ford Explorer was hit by Robert Coleman’s Ford F250 pickup. The pickup crossed the center line when its left front tire…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim
    In Quiroz v. Llamas-Soforo, a Texas appellate court considered a medical malpractice action brought by a mother on behalf of her son against a doctor. The son was born prematurely at 24 weeks and had less than a 50% chance of survival. He…
Rank this Week: 949

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
  • May 5

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance
    We’ve all heard the stories about people being spied upon while on some form of State or Federal disability benefit. As an attorney, I sometimes hear people tell me stories of themselves being really disabled and not like those other…
  • Apr 29

    Understanding SSDI and SSI

    Understanding SSDI and SSI
    If you are disabled, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both. The program for which you qualify depends on a number of factors and this publication will try to help you…
Rank this Week: 928

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: 858

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, general liability, nursing homes and workers compensation. By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.southcarolinainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home
    Your lawyers in Charleston at Howell and Christmas, LLC recently read a Post and Courier article concerning of a horrifying incident of nursing home abuse at a Mt. Pleasant facility. The alleged assailant is a 44-year-old North Charleston man…
  • Dec 25

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie
    Similar to the last blog entry posted by your Charleston personal injury attorneys, today's post also concerns the Dallas Cowboys. But unlike the last entry, today's post focuses not on the Cowboys players, but on a 88,000-square-foot…
  • Dec 18

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy
    As BIG football fans, your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas, LLC have posted numerous articles concerning America's most watched sport. Until now, however, posts have dealt primarily with player safety on the field;…
Rank this Week: 809

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: 935

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 12

    Reduced Visibility Regularly Responsible for Motor Vehicle Crashe

    Reduced Visibility Regularly Responsible for Motor Vehicle Crashe
    Data gathered over the last ten years has revealed that over one out of every five accidents is weather related. Adverse weather has an impact on stopping distance, but also on the ability of motorists to see what lies ahead of them. The…
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
Rank this Week: 1223

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1124

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Massachusetts Roofing Company Cited for Second Time by OSHA

    Massachusetts Roofing Company Cited for Second Time by OSHA
    Massachusetts roofing company subject to 16 fines totaling $188,760 after failing to meet safety standards for the second time.
  • Feb 10

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident
    A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident. A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident after being crushed by a boulder. The victim, Jeremy Neice, had been working in the mines around…
  • Feb 3

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Industrial Truck Association have agreed to renew and extend their alliance to minimize the amount of injuries and deaths related to powered industrial trucks.
Rank this Week: 1050

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/
  • Feb 12

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record
    I am a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer who has been assisting disqualified NYPD candidates who have received either an Notice of Proposed Disqualification for psychological reasons or a Final Notice of Disqualification for psychological…
  • Jan 2

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day
    The New York State Court of Appeals held that a probationary teacher who sues for back pay in an Article 78 would have had to have filed a Notice of Claim within 90 after the claim arose. The Court affirmed the Appellate Division, Second…
  • Dec 22

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld
    After and Education Law 3020-a hearing the Petitioner was terminated from employment with the New York City Department of Education. DOE.  She had been a tenured teacher and was charged with failing to plan and execute lessons after…
Rank this Week: 1389

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/
  • Feb 12

    Be my workplace valentine? We’ll see . . .

    Be my workplace valentine? We’ll see . . .
    Happy Valentine’s Day! (almost) Psychology Today had a great article by social psychologist and professor Theresa DiDonato about nine questions one should ask oneself before starting a workplace romance. Of course, the article was…
  • Feb 12

    $89K manager may not be FLSA-exempt, court rule

    $89K manager may not be FLSA-exempt, court rule
    This is scary. You’d think a person with “Manager” in her job title who was making more than $89,000 a year would be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Not necessarily. A federal judge in…
  • Feb 12

    EEOC Retaliation Guidance, Part 3: A “causal connection” checklist for employer

    EEOC Retaliation Guidance, Part 3: A “causal connection” checklist for employer
    This is the final installment of my analysis of the EEOC’s recently issued proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues. Here are Part One (“You gotta be protected!”) and Part Two (“Was…
Rank this Week: 1682

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 12

    Illinois families sue feed company for wrongful deaths of worker

    Illinois families sue feed company for wrongful deaths of worker
    The families of two employees who died from gas exposure while working at an animal feed plant in Illinois have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their employer. According to the lawsuit, liquid feed manufacturer Agridyne LLC failed to…
  • Feb 10

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average
    Chicago scored a D in the March of Dimes 2015 ranking of pre-term birth rates in six large Illinois cities. The city has a premature birth rate of 10.4 percent in comparison to the United States’ overall rate of 9.6 percent. Joliet had…
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
Rank this Week: 1237

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: 1490

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Feb 2

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident
    Properly reporting a car accident can make all the difference in collecting on insurance claims and receiving compensation for injuries. If the right information does not reach the right desks within the proper timeframes, victims of other…
  • Jan 15

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?
    Receiving workers’ compensation benefits will decrease any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments you are approved to receive. This goes for both monthly workers’ comp payments and lump sum settlements. The Social…
  • Jan 5

    What Is an Intentional Tort?

    What Is an Intentional Tort?
    An intentional tort occurs when someone means to cause you harm and succeeds in doing so. In legalese, a “tort” is any injury or loss affecting your physical health, emotional well-being, finances or reputation that can be…
Rank this Week: 1035

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 11

    Planning for Incapacity and End-of-Life Care

    Planning for Incapacity and End-of-Life Care
    By: Dianna M. Williams | Associate When a person gets older, or when a person sustains a serious illness or injury, difficult health care decisions may need to be made. While you have the right to make decisions about your own medical care,…
  • Dec 14

    Your Rights to Cancel a Gym Membership

    Your Rights to Cancel a Gym Membership
    By: Patricia E. Alexandre | Associate With the New Year fast approaching, people start to join gyms or health clubs as part of their New Year’s resolution to exercise more and get in shape. But what if you ever decide to cancel your…
  • Nov 30

    The Basics of Incorporating your Business in Massachusett

    The Basics of Incorporating your Business in Massachusett
    By: Corey Pontes | Associate Incorporating a small business is a great idea for individuals who want to limit their personal liability for debts of a business. In incorporating your business, you create a new structure where your business can…
Rank this Week: 1482

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

Covers workers's compensation in Connecticut. By James Aspell.

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?
    There are several factors that are important when selecting an attorney. First, you want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in handling injury cases (versus an attorney who is a "jack of all trades, and master of none"). Just as you…
  • Dec 22

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.
    The IRS has issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for…
  • Dec 21

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System
    Connecticut Workers compensation is a no-fault system. The worker doesn’t have to prove the employer was negligent to make a workers compensation claim, and a worker can make a claim even if he or she was negligent in some way and that…
Rank this Week: 1332

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 24

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney
    Unfortunately injuries at day care centers are common. Though you most likely did extensive research on the facility you chose, negligence and improper training are things you can’t control. Day Care Release Forms Don’t Prevent…
  • Oct 20

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1
    According to the Oklahoma Child Death Review Board, 69 children died in traffic-related deaths last year. Nearly half were not properly restrained with seat belts or car seats. Of the 6,000 children that were involved in collisions, 607 of…
  • Sep 24

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma
    On September 30th, 2015, the case of Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments will be heard before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The outcome of this hearing could determine the future of workers’ compensation laws in Oklahoma, for better or…
Rank this Week: 1227

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 1652

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Nov 12

    Injured at work? Reporting it is key.

    Injured at work? Reporting it is key.
    On-The-Job Injuries On-the-job injuries can range from a mild nuisance to a life-changing event. No one intends to suffer an injury while working, although the incidence of workplace injuries is startling. While many companies take extensive…
  • Sep 25

    A Must See Night Time Spectacular Of The Lunar Eclipse

    A Must See Night Time Spectacular Of The Lunar Eclipse
    Night Time Spectacular Total Lunar Eclipse Needing something fun to do this weekend? Why not end the weekend with a spectacular event thats FREE! On Sunday September 27th, Bring your blanket and lawn chair to watch the night sky’s total…
  • Sep 24

    Don’t miss out on The Color Run Night 5k in Cincinnati, Ohio

    Don’t miss out on The Color Run Night 5k in Cincinnati, Ohio
    The Color Run Night 5k in Cincinnati, Ohio If you haven’t already signed up, don’t miss out on the happiest 5k on earth sharing their fun throughout the night! You can be one of the thousands of runners to light up the night sky…
Rank this Week: 1298

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Aug 12

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?
    If you watch much TV, you may have seen the commercials […] The post Is AVVO a credible legal resource? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Aug 10

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?
    A well-funded special interest lobbying coalition is pu […] The post Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jul 8

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing
    Workers in the meatpacking industry have long complaine […] The post Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1336

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury. Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular insurer’s…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 1279

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    A Modern Day Space Race: The Self-Driving Car

    A Modern Day Space Race: The Self-Driving Car
    Tech giant Google just landed a huge head start in the race to get the first self-driving car on the road. Ahead of Tesla, Apple, Uber and Lyft, Google was just given a nod by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration saying that…
  • Feb 10

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville
    Did you know that there is a measurable increase in car accidents on Superbowl Sunday? This may seem to be common sense: more people out, more people drinking and all that frenzied excitement from a good game. But I bet you didn’t know…
  • Feb 8

    Nashville: This is Our City

    Nashville: This is Our City
    Did you know that Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States?! According to the Metro Monitor in the last 5 years Nashville’s combined growth in job creation and population landed it as the 5th fastest growing…
Rank this Week: 3305

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 12

    St. Louis Workplace Injury – Lower Back Pain and Occupational Disability

    St. Louis Workplace Injury – Lower Back Pain and Occupational Disability
    The Department of Labor attributes 33% of occupational musculoskeletal injuries to lower back pain. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, about 66% of lower back pain patients resume work…
  • Feb 11

    St. Louis Mesothelioma Lawyer – Secondhand Asbestos Exposure

    St. Louis Mesothelioma Lawyer – Secondhand Asbestos Exposure
    Secondhand asbestos exposure is rapidly growing as a major cause of malignant mesothelioma. Firsthand asbestos exposure gives way to secondhand asbestos exposure when an exposed family member comes home from the workplace. For…
  • Feb 9

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work
    Can I refuse to work under dangerous working conditions? Under normal circumstances, your employer can initiate action against you if you refuse to work. However, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…
Rank this Week: 2124

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/
  • Feb 12

    The Supremacy Clause

    The Supremacy Clause
    The Supremacy Clause in the United States Constitution dictates that federal law takes precedence over state law.Article VI of the U.S. Constitution which dictates that federal law is the "supreme law of the land," which has been interpreted…
  • Feb 11

    Seven Years Too Long?

    Seven Years Too Long?
    How fair does the workers' compensation system have to be to an insurance company?Certainly an insurance company has much more resources than an injured worker, and more than the vast majority of the insured employer population as well.But…
  • Feb 10

    Adjuster Does Right

    Adjuster Does Right
    I write all the time about bad things in workers' compensation and how we need to give the world something positive to talk about. Just yesterday I commented on the medical fraud mill in Southern California. The day before that it was about a…
Rank this Week: 3868

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: 2378

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2320

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?
    The post How Is My Credit Score Determined? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4686

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 3236

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3815

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Feb 11

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant
    Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC has been fined $1,316,000 for workplace safety and health violations following an explosion at its carbon fiber production plant north of Spokane. Seventeen workers were injured in the oven explosion…
  • Feb 8

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop
    A Colville, WA painter facing criminal charges of unregistered contracting agreed this week to stop working illegally. Terry Foster, 82, agreed in court that he must register with the state and pay court fees if he works as a…
  • Feb 4

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation
    Phillips 66 Refinery has been fined $324,000 for failing to correct serious workplace safety and health violations. A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) inspection of the Ferndale, WA facility found the violations put…
Rank this Week: 3892

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3618

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

Covers motor vehicle accidents, injury law and workers' compensation. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Feb 10

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran
    Don George of Los Angeles, a retired Air Force veteran, is the latest example of the dangers associated with use of an e-cigarette. George recently filed suit in Los Angeles after being injured when the e-cigarette’s battery exploded,…
  • Feb 2

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie
    With the cold wintry weather now upon us, it is time to talk about the dangers of slips and falls. Although it is not a fun topic to discuss, it is not something to be ignored. When you go outside in the morning, be sure to stay alert for…
  • Feb 1

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth
    While there is no doubt that e-cigarettes are dangerous, a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents a much greater problem that has previously been overlooked. According to the study, approximately 18.3…
Rank this Week: 3751

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
  • Feb 4

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to…

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to pick up the phone and call me.  I know that sounds a bit odd. But, I can tell from the stats on this blog that traffic is up since the first of the year. I get it, you have questions. You’re…
  • Feb 2

    Port of Tacoma

    Port of Tacoma
    Just saw a super cool aerial video of the Port of Tacoma at the ILWU 23 Home page. http://www.ilwulocal23.org The fly over of the cranes is pretty spectacular. I represent workers who are injured at the Port, so sometimes I forget it can be a…
Rank this Week: 2020

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/
  • Feb 10

    Employers: Avoid potential wrongful termination lawsuits by following these tip

    Employers: Avoid potential wrongful termination lawsuits by following these tip
    NOTE: The article below, written by Chain | Cohn | Stiles wrongful termination attorney Matthew Clark, appeared in the February/March issue of the Kern Business Journal. The bi-monthly publication by The Bakersfield…
  • Feb 3

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer
    David Cohn and James Yoro, partners with the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, have been named Super Lawyers by Southern California’s Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the fifth year straight that Cohn has…
  • Jan 27

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield
    The New Year bring new beginnings, but it also brings new laws in California, including many that affect those driving on Kern County’s roadways. Chain | Cohn | Stiles consistently stresses safety on the…
Rank this Week: 2282

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: 3336