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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/
  • Aug 19

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona
    As early as 2010, reports of dangerous fractures and migrations in inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were being made public. The FDA issued a safety warning regarding these devices, stating it had received nearly 1,000 adverse event reports…
  • Aug 11

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection
    Five years ago, the inventor of a popular surgical device requested that hospitals stop using his device because he believed it posed a danger to patients. The device, a heated blanket that keeps patients warm during implant surgeries, is now…
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
Rank this Week: 195

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/
  • Aug 28

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder
    Most cases, when they settle, contain a provision that the plaintiff's complaint will be dismissed "with prejudice."  "With prejudice" is legal shorthand for saying that those claims can never be raised again. Once they're gone, they're…
  • Aug 24

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation
    Back in February we wrote about the NJ Supreme Court's decision in the Aguas case, which adopted the federal standard in hostile environment sexual harassment cases.  As we noted then, Aguas cut back on employee rights by…
  • Aug 19

    Today Is National Aviation Day

    Today Is National Aviation Day
    As a pilot and aviation advocate, this is something that I should have known but didn't until I ran across this article on CNN.com.   No country has a richer aviation history than the United States, and nowhere else does aviation make…
Rank this Week: 283

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: 276

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: 267

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 515

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/
  • Aug 30

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?
    If an employer fires you or threatens to fire you for reporting a work injury they are in violation of Minnesota Statute 176.82; "Any person discharging or threatening to discharge an employee for seeking workers' compensation benefits…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?
    Today an employee of Berwald Roofing died when he fell to his death and another worker was severely injured.  I'm very familiar with this employer and I am of the opinion that Berwald Roofing, like many Minnesota employers, does not…
  • Aug 8

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers is a peer review, research driven rating system of outstanding lawyers in a particular field of practice.  No more than 5% of all lawyers throughout the practice of Minnesota workers compensation are selected.  Super…
Rank this Week: 559

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Joint Employment: Workers' Compensation's New Frontier In The New Shared Economy

    Joint Employment: Workers' Compensation's New Frontier In The New Shared Economy
    Last week the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision that may have far reaching impact on how "joint employment" is interpreted in workers' compensation cases. Under the doctrine of "joint employment" an employee may be…
  • Aug 26

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case
    A civil action instituted by LM Insurance Corporation was stayed against a defendant employer pending a Federal criminal action. The application to stay the Federal civil action was made by the employer to the court following the issuance of…
  • Aug 17

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize
    Ryan Field, Northwestern's 49,000 seat football stadium. ‪ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The NLRB has rejected a bid by the football players at Northwestern University to unionize. The decision, ironically, did not decide whether or not…
Rank this Week: 630

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: 662

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: 596

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury and workers compensation. By Schultz & Myers.

http://www.the-missouri-accident-attorney.com/injury-lawyer-blog
  • May 24

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident
    53 year-old Marcus Dorsey was killed Thursday when his Pontiac was T-boned by another driver fleeing the scene of an accident. According to reports, the driver of a Ford Explorer had been involved in a minor traffic accident when he began to…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier. Since personal injury cases require…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier.
Rank this Week: 675

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 2

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation
    The objective of the medical providers in every workers’ compensation claim is to assist the injured employee to recover completely or to the greatest degree of recovery that is possible.  Unfortunately, there are injuries where…
  • Sep 2

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy
    The proper selection of defense attorneys is one of the most important things a self-insured employer can do to control cost of the larger workers’ compensation claims.  It is also one of the most over-looked ways to control claim…
  • Sep 2

    NSC Presents Stakeholder Collaboration Regarding Safety

    NSC Presents Stakeholder Collaboration Regarding Safety
    Recently the National Safety Council presented its inaugural Stakeholder Collaboration in Occupational Injury Research award to the Migrant Clinicians Network, the National Farm Medicine Center and five partners for the project, Seguridad en…
Rank this Week: 872

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price
    Erin C. Fuse Brown, Resurrecting Healthcare Rate Regulation, 67 Hastings L. J. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Jessica Lind MantelWith health spending in the U.S. outpacing both general inflation and spending by other developed…
  • Sep 1

    How Families Gain Recognition

    How Families Gain Recognition
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Robert E. Scott, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2015).Douglas NeJaimeFamily law scholarship features a significant amount of normative…
  • Aug 17

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Tuesday, September 1. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, updating the site’s theme, and preparing new sections we…
Rank this Week: 823

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/
  • Aug 31

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. A few weeks ago, I read about a crisis occurring in Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, a week-long heatwave killed more…
  • Aug 27

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were…
  • Aug 24

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Seattle employer has been cited for multiple serious workplace health violations after a worker became entangled in a rotating shaft while working inside a confined…
Rank this Week: 935

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: 936

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/
  • Aug 11

    Texas Worker Buried Alive

    Texas Worker Buried Alive
    Every day, many blue collar workers wake up early in the morning to provide for themselves and their families. Many of these men and women work long hours to earn a living. People who are working hard during the week have a right to be safe…
  • May 28

    Chemical Exposure At Work

    Chemical Exposure At Work
    A huge part of people’s lives is spent at work. So there is a good chance of being injured at work. To prevent injury, one should follow company policies and OSHA safety standards. They should also wear proper safety gear when required…
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
Rank this Week: 692

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/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 722

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: 1386

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them
    When there is an accident involving a commercial truck and a standard passenger vehicle, more often than not it is the passenger vehicle and its occupants that sustain the brunt of the damage. Both truck drivers and passenger vehicle drivers…
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
Rank this Week: 1418

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were…
  • Aug 27

    WILG Turns 20! Worker’s Injury Law And Advocacy Group 20th Anniversary

    WILG Turns 20! Worker’s Injury Law And Advocacy Group 20th Anniversary
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I joined WILG in its 1995 inaugural year. At those early conferences, my colleagues around the nation were battling workers’ comp “deform,”…
  • Aug 24

    Texas Trench Collapse Results in $400k OSHA Fine and 16 Safety Violation

    Texas Trench Collapse Results in $400k OSHA Fine and 16 Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. On July 22, 2015, Hassell Construction Co. was cited by OSHA for 16 safety violations (including 6 egregious willful violations) and given a whopping…
Rank this Week: 1327

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Aug 31

    Occupational Asthma, or Work-Related Asthma, and Workers’ Compensation

    Occupational Asthma, or Work-Related Asthma, and Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristina Brown Thompson, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Occupational asthma (OA) is asthma that’s caused or worsened by breathing in chemical fumes, gases, dust or other substances on the job.…
  • Aug 27

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim
    Gerhard Letzing, Executive Director of the The Washington State Association for Justice, has put out a call for support for the firefighters and victims of the wildfires in Washington:   North Central Washington has been…
  • Aug 20

    Is Tesla going to start its own Uber competitor with self-driving electric cars?

    Is Tesla going to start its own Uber competitor with self-driving electric cars?
    Today’s post was shared from www.treehugger.com. This might help Uber out of the controversy surrounding their drivers – are they employees, or are they independent contractors? – if there are no drivers, there is no…
Rank this Week: 1431

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/
  • Aug 31

    Neuropsychology and QME

    Neuropsychology and QME
    I think my first real experience with traumatic brain injury was when I was about 8 years old. My younger brother and I were having a rock fight because that's what we did when the parents kicked us out of the house (which was all the time).…
  • Aug 28

    Beacon on Disparity

    Beacon on Disparity
    A recurring theme at the 70 Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL this week was the media attacks on workers' compensation.General media has taken an interest in work comp. We've seen stories and anecdotes highlighting the bad this…
  • Aug 27

    Dog Day Discomfort

    Dog Day Discomfort
    The Dog Days of Summer are here in full force. It was generally a hundred degrees with nearly 100% humidity every day of the 70th Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL.That weather yesterday produced flight suspending thunderstorms…
Rank this Week: 1410

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/
  • Aug 28

    The on-air shootings at WDBJ-TV: When bad things happen to good employee

    The on-air shootings at WDBJ-TV: When bad things happen to good employee
    What could WDBJ7-TV have done to prevent Wednesday morning’s tragic on-air murders? Unfortunately, probably not a thing. I’m a second-guesser, and I have spent much of the last 48 hours racking my brain about what the CBS…
  • Aug 24

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack
    Four quick thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack: 1. Should you post anything on the internet that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page of the New York Times? “No” used to be standard advice, but that…
  • Aug 24

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider
    I loved this article from today’s Detroit Free Press – “10 secrets every health insurance company knows” (not that anyone asked, but in my opinion a more accurate title would be “10 tips for getting…
Rank this Week: 1197

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Aug 17

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe
    A few weeks ago, I read about a crisis occurring in Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, a week-long heatwave killed more than 1,200 people and in India, the heat killed close to 2,200. Tens of thousands more were treated at area hospitals for…
  • Aug 13

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury
    While at a party recently, a friend of mine was checking Facebook and relayed to us in a near panicked voice about an amusement park rollercoaster that fell off its track and killed 13 people. The group he was addressing had very mixed…
  • Jul 27

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brian M. Wright, from Causey Law Firm. Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home…
Rank this Week: 1663

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
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
Rank this Week: 1627

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/
  • Jun 15

    According to Study, Sleep Helps Brain Injury Patients Form and Keep Memorie

    According to Study, Sleep Helps Brain Injury Patients Form and Keep Memorie
    A study published recently in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience found that although traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can disrupt sleep, patients who can sleep after a TBI receive the same memory-consolidating benefits of sleep as…
  • May 11

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?
    “Whiplash” is the name given to head and neck injuries caused by a sudden, violent movement of the head. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that as many as three million whiplash injuries occur every year in…
  • Apr 13

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
Rank this Week: 1354

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 1404

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: 987

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Common Workplace Hand and Finger Injurie

    Common Workplace Hand and Finger Injurie
    Manual laborers often suffer hand and finger injuries at the workplace. If the injury is serious, it may require long-term treatment and absence from work. Fortunately, in most cases, the victim of a workplace injury is entitled to receive…
  • Aug 27

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year
    Work related injuries are an everyday reality that American workers face. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 3 million Americans in working in private industry get injured every year. According to the 2013 Survey of…
  • Aug 24

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection
    All health care organizations should have a written policy in place for handling possible cases of HIV exposure. In the United States, health care workers are exposed to many things while doing their job. Doctors and nurses are exposed…
Rank this Week: 2267

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Workers Fall At Minnesota Vikings Stadium; Construction Industry Trumps List for Most Dangerous Workplace

    Workers Fall At Minnesota Vikings Stadium; Construction Industry Trumps List for Most Dangerous Workplace
    Two workers were injured last week, one fatally, after falling at a construction site at the Minnesota Vikings stadium. The two workers, who were employees of St. Paul-based Berwald Roofing Co., were working alongside more than 1,200 others…
  • Aug 20

    Massachusetts Labor Laws: An Overview

    Massachusetts Labor Laws: An Overview
    As minimum wage debates ripple across the country, American workers have begun to reevaluate their employment rights. Employers are responsible for adhering to federal and state labor laws that govern minimum wage, overtime pay, holiday pay,…
  • Aug 19

    Construction Worker in Taunton Killed When Lift Tipped Over – OSHA Investigating

    Construction Worker in Taunton Killed When Lift Tipped Over – OSHA Investigating
    A man who was killed in a construction accident in Taunton on Monday has officially been identified by the district attorney’s office. 48 year old Kevin Miranda was killed when the construction lift he had been working on flipped over…
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3752

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?
    When you hear the word “recall” you usually think of an unsafe car or bad food. However, any item can be recalled due to some sort of safety hazard. This includes things like clothes, toys and even decorative items.  The…
  • Aug 27

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!
    Hurricane season is here and the peak of the season is right around the corner. Are you prepared if a hurricane hits your area? There are many things that can help you stay safe when a hurricane comes along but here are six tips to remember…
  • Aug 20

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing
    Testifying at your disability hearing can be scary. The whole procedure is not meant to be intimidating. It is meant to be a conversation between you, the Judge and your attorney. If you don’t have an attorney at this point I highly…
Rank this Week: 2002

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2460

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 2380

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    South Carolina Worker Injury at Construction Site Blast

    South Carolina Worker Injury at Construction Site Blast
    A South Carolina construction worker was seriously injured recently when a pipe exploded at a work site on the University of South Carolina Beaufort campus. Authorities said the worker was conscious as he was flown by helicopter to the local…
  • Aug 28

    North Carolina Workers' Comp Law Would Target Cheating Businesse

    North Carolina Workers' Comp Law Would Target Cheating Businesse
    For years in North Carolina, businesses - primarily those in the construction industry - have sidestepped labor and tax laws by labeling employees as "independent contractors." In so doing, they reaped numerous benefits. They have been able…
  • Aug 25

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation
    In North Carolina, workers' compensation death benefits may be paid to the total dependents of an employee or next-of-kin, whichever is applicable. Death benefits cover funeral expenses, plus two-thirds of employee's average weekly wages,…
Rank this Week: 4636

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/
  • Aug 31

    Proof of Impairment Rating in Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Proof of Impairment Rating in Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Permanent partial disability in workers’ compensation cases are among the most common type of work injury claims. They are essentially a lump sum or structured settlement award for an on-the-job injury resulting in a disability that is…
  • Aug 24

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule
    Sometimes, the question of whether an injury arose in the course and scope of employment is simple because of where it happened or how it happened. Other times, the issue is more complicated. Perhaps it didn’t happen at the job site or…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity
    A woman whose husband was killed on-the-job in Atlanta while working for the city is seeking to challenge Georgia’s sovereign immunity and worker’s compensation exclusive remedy provisions. When her husband was killed, he was…
Rank this Week: 3366

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Aug 31

    Widow Wins Workers’ Compensation for Husband Who Was Worked to Death

    Widow Wins Workers’ Compensation for Husband Who Was Worked to Death
    Untold numbers of workers die from heart attack and stroke due to repetitive trauma. A Pennsylvania court awarded workers’ compensation to the widow of a man who “was literally worked to death,” according to the article at…
  • Aug 27

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident
    The U.S. Department of Labor Blog recently released a resource that encourages the continued discussion of workers’ compensation and safety in the workplace. This blog post from the Labor Department features a safety-fine map that…
  • Aug 24

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm in Seattle where they advocate for injured workers. Washington state is like Iowa, in that there are 27 states that have OSHA-approved state plans. Nebraska is not one…
Rank this Week: 3217

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Aug 31

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable (Part 2): Major Deviation from Work

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable (Part 2): Major Deviation from Work
    The New Jersey courts, like the court in South Dakota, tend to focus on whether horseplay constitutes a major deviation from work when assessing compensability of injuries. In Trotter v. City of Monmouth, 144 N.J. Super. 430 (App. Div.),…
  • Aug 25

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary
    Fast food restaurants are an American staple. Drive down any major highway in the US and you’re bound to see a sign or advertisement for some fast food chain’s restaurant. Although these restaurants can provide tasty meals at an…
  • Aug 24

    Join Stark & Stark’s Motorcycle Injury Group at the 2015 Roar to the Shore

    Join Stark & Stark’s Motorcycle Injury Group at the 2015 Roar to the Shore
    Join Stark & Stark Motorcycle Attorneys Chris Pyne and Joel Rosenberg, along with a representative from ProRider®, as they answer questions you may have about the differences between an automobile policy and a motorcycle policy as…
Rank this Week: 3804

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Common Injuries in the Workplace

    Common Injuries in the Workplace
    Injuries at work have become too common, with more than 3.3 million people injured at work annually. The former Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, once said that each day of the week, 12 people do not return home from work … Continue…
  • Aug 27

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101
    New Jersey offers an array of boating activities to be enjoyed throughout the year. Residents can take advantage of 127 miles of coast, as well as inland lakes and tributaries. However, with boating recreation comes boating safety…
  • Aug 21

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we work with a wide range of workers’ compensation cases – from simple and straightforward to highly complex and detailed. Workers’ compensation claims are different for every employee who has…
Rank this Week: 2450

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/
  • Aug 31

    Am I Qualified for SSI?

    Am I Qualified for SSI?
    SSI, the much-more-commonly-used acronym for Supplemental Security Income, gets paid through the federal Social Security Administration to people who have low incomes due to their age or disability. Qualifying to receive SSI benefits requires…
  • Aug 15

    Can I Receive Workers’ Comp and Work Part Time?

    Can I Receive Workers’ Comp and Work Part Time?
    Ohioans approved to receive workers’ compensation benefits can sometimes continue receiving some state disability payments after they return to work on a part-time basis — with the emphasis on “sometimes.” A part-time…
  • Jul 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?
    Learning your newborn or toddler has cerebral palsy can be devastating. You can go years without knowing how severe the problem is even as you struggle to meet the expenses and emotional tolls inflicted by the needs for immediate and…
Rank this Week: 2452

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2215

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/
  • Aug 28

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College
    College days have begun in Oklahoma, and underage drinking and DUI charges tend to spike during the first few weeks of school. According to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), college students…
  • Aug 21

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident
    The lack of proper mechanical training by trucking companies (carriers) causes accidents, many of which lead to serious injury or death. Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) regulations require that pre-trip inspections be made before truck…
  • Aug 18

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict
    Summary In 2009, Jeff Bayne was severely injured on the job because of his employer’s intentional conduct. Because there was substantial certainty that the employer’s conduct would lead to Jeff’s injuries, the case was…
Rank this Week: 2284

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/
  • Aug 28

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?
    Cruise ship workers and crew have a hard job. While they get to travel the world, they also have to put in demanding hours at work, offer exceptional customer service to cruise ship passengers, and complete their tasks – sometimes in…
  • Aug 26

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It
    Wrong site surgery happens when the wrong part or the wrong patient is operated upon. This can happen if a patient’s left lung is operated on, for example, when the patient went in for surgery on their right lung. In some cases, wrong…
  • Aug 21

    Is Legal Action Possible in Cases of Suicide?

    Is Legal Action Possible in Cases of Suicide?
    Suicide can be one of the most devastating situations a family will face. Losing a loved one is always distressing, but having that loss be self-inflicted is often overwhelming. It’s common for surviving friends and family to have many…
Rank this Week: 1887

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Parsons & Associates, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 28

    Inadequate OSHA Rules Increase Atlanta Workplace Illness Risk

    Inadequate OSHA Rules Increase Atlanta Workplace Illness Risk
    The Center for Public Integrity recently published a scathing report on the inadequacy of workplace protections when it comes to chemical exposure. The report refers to a “slow-motion tragedy for American workers,” as toxic…
  • Aug 21

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List
    Last year, four employees were killed in a massive gas leak at a DuPont plant. One worker was initially exposed to a toxic gas called methyl mercaptan, which is used in the production of jet fuel and in making insecticides. The exposure…
  • Aug 14

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker
    Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and many workers throughout the country are employed by small companies. While these organizations often aim to provide a positive work environment and to provide important services to…
Rank this Week: 2355

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: 2381

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Aug 27

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House
    As reported by The Trentonian.com, an employee at private halfway house Albert “Bo” Robinson Assessment and Treatment Center, better known simply as Bo Robinson, is again being accused of having inappropriate sexual relations…
  • Aug 21

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit
    In accordance with an article published on NJ.Com this past week, New Jersey’s low-end credit rating could fall again if the state Supreme Court rules that retired public workers are entitled to yearly increases (COLA) in their…
  • Aug 12

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze
    As reported by NJ.com, the State’s largest state workers union and three others have joined the lawsuit filed by our office against the Christie administration over its decision to freeze wages for state employees.   …
Rank this Week: 4380