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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    Injured North Providence school custodian wins workers’ comp lawsuit against town

    Injured North Providence school custodian wins workers’ comp lawsuit against town
    Today's post is shared from providencejournal.com/A North Providence school custodian recently won a workers’ compensation lawsuit against the town.Joseph J. Adamczyk, who worked at Wayland Elementary School, in North Providence,…
  • Dec 20

    TRIA Non-Renewal: No Loss to Worker

    TRIA Non-Renewal: No Loss to Worker
    Todays guest post is shared from workcompwire.com and is authored by Peter Rousmaniere.The failure to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) – first enacted in 2002, renewed in 2005 and 2007 – raises two…
  • Dec 20

    Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Among Responders to a Rollover of a Truck Carrying Calves — Kansas, April 2013

    Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Among Responders to a Rollover of a Truck Carrying Calves — Kansas, April 2013
    Today's [post is shared from cdc.gov/In April 2013, the Thomas County Health Department notified the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Response section (KDHE) of two cases of cryptosporidiosis…
Rank this Week: 143

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: 186

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/
  • Dec 19

    Does Tort Law Empower?

    Does Tort Law Empower?
    Ori J. Herstein, How Tort Law Empowers, 64 U. Toronto L.J.___ (2014) (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Anthony SebokOri Herstein’s How Tort Law Empowers takes on the question of whether and how tort law empowers victims.…
  • Dec 18

    The Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World

    The Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World
    Nick Robinson, When Lawyers Don’t Get All the Profits: Non-Lawyer Ownership of Legal Services, Access, and Professionalism (Harv. Law Sch. Prog. Legal Prof., Research Paper No. 2014-20), available at SSRN.John FloodTo…
  • Dec 17

    The IRS as Tax Law Nonenforcer

    The IRS as Tax Law Nonenforcer
    Lawrence Zelenak, Custom and the Rule of Law in the Administration of the Income Tax, 62 Duke L.J. 829 (2012).Leigh OsofskyIn a recent essay, Custom and the Rule of Law in the Administration of the Income Tax, Larry Zelenak examines…
Rank this Week: 224

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 18

    Marijuana Impact on Workers Compensation

    Marijuana Impact on Workers Compensation
    Problem:   23 States and the District of Columbia have or will be approving recreational marijuana use.   Chances are more states will approve recreational use since politicians have discovered a tax gold mine from…
  • Dec 18

    Washington L&I Cites Pair of Employer

    Washington L&I Cites Pair of Employer
    Two Washington State employers ran into expensive trouble recently.   The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited two employers for violations that exposed workers to asbestos during the demolition of a Seattle apartment…
  • Dec 17

    Alabama Employer Gets OSHA Citation

    Alabama Employer Gets OSHA Citation
    Fines of nearly $42,000 were recently levied against one employer in Alabama.   Austal USA LLC was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 12 safety and health violations that…
Rank this Week: 323

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/
  • Dec 8

    Family of Slain Boy Files Wrongful Death Action Against Police

    Family of Slain Boy Files Wrongful Death Action Against Police
    Earlier this week in Cleveland, Ohio, the family of a 12-year-old boy who was killed by police filed a lawsuit against the Department and the City, claiming that the officers’ negligent actions led to the death of their loved one.…
  • Dec 1

    Change of Venue Ordered in Medical Malpractice Case; Impartial Jury Concerns Cited

    Change of Venue Ordered in Medical Malpractice Case; Impartial Jury Concerns Cited
    Earlier this year, we posted about a Maryland physician who was accused of molesting one of his patients. In a recent development in that case, the presiding judge determined that the case should be moved out of Allegany County—where it…
  • Nov 24

    Helicopter-Airplane Crash in Frederick Claims Three Lives, Injures Two Other

    Helicopter-Airplane Crash in Frederick Claims Three Lives, Injures Two Other
    Earlier this week in Frederick, three people died and another two were injured when a helicopter and an airplane collided in mid air. According to a report by one local news source, the collision occurred just after 3:30 in the afternoon near…
Rank this Week: 325

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/
  • Nov 12

    Traveler Alert About Hotel WiFi Vulnerability

    Traveler Alert About Hotel WiFi Vulnerability
    Although not an employment law matter as such, this post from the Franchise Law Update is of immediate concern to business travelers. It deals with "an internet espionage campaign nicknamed 'Darkhotel' targeting top US and Asian executives…
  • Nov 6

    Back Up and Runnning

    Back Up and Runnning
    Steinberg Law's power is back.  Thanks for your understanding.
  • Nov 6

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6
    Steinberg Law, LLC has been affected by a very small power outage in downtown Somerville.  We are among the 72 lucky customers without power this morning.  We are hoping to have power back around mid-day, but in the meantime our…
Rank this Week: 322

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/
  • Dec 18

    Taking A Breather

    Taking A Breather
    "Sometimes I sits and thinks and sometimes I just sits" is a classic quote from baseball great Satchel Paige.I opened up a blog post at the beginning of this year with that quote, so I'm concluding the year the same way, because it's time for…
  • Dec 17

    Can't Stay Away

    Can't Stay Away
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Michael Whitely, has been following and writing about New York-based Oriska Insurance Company for nearly a decade. His story this morning about the principal owner's travails with regulators and the…
  • Dec 16

    Stop Trying to Sell

    Stop Trying to Sell
    I read a lot of books and articles about selling. The topic fascinates me. One of my favorite quotes, by Jeffrey Gitomer who has written countless books on selling and lectures around the country on the topic, is, "people hate to be…
Rank this Week: 414

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/
  • Dec 19

    Social Security Disability Advocates Binder & Binder Officially File for Bankruptcy

    Social Security Disability Advocates Binder & Binder Officially File for Bankruptcy
    As reported in the Wall Street Journal today, the nation-wide Social Security Disability firm of Binder and Binder formally filed for bankruptcy last night in New York.  The bankruptcy petition filed with the Court is 62 pages long (we…
  • Dec 15

    Social Security Disability Firm Binder & Binder Prepares for Bankruptcy

    Social Security Disability Firm Binder & Binder Prepares for Bankruptcy
    “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.”  As reported originally in the Wall Street Journal, Binder & Binder, one of America’s largest Social Security Disability Advocate corporations is preparing for possible…
  • Nov 3

    Employers Save $45 Million on New York Workers’ Compensation Cost

    Employers Save $45 Million on New York Workers’ Compensation Cost
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that employer costs for New York workers’ compensation in New York State will be reduced by a whopping $45 million in 2015.  This was done by lowering the cost to run…
Rank this Week: 493

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Dec 18

    Happy Holidays to You and Your

    Happy Holidays to You and Your
    Holiday greetings go out to you and yours this season. Special thanks are extended to those who are working hard to keep folks safe but are away from family during the holiday time, whether truck driver, first responder, nurse, or retail…
  • Dec 15

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?
    Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that contracted warehouse workers for Amazon did not have to be paid for time spent waiting to clear through an anti-theft security screening after their shifts. Justice Clarence Thomas ruled that…
  • Dec 11

    Examining the Ethics, Economics of Infection

    Examining the Ethics, Economics of Infection
    What is a person’s responsibility toward keeping fellow humans safe and healthy? How much of that responsibility falls onto an employer when it means sick people working because they don’t have sick leave, exposing coworkers and…
Rank this Week: 476

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Talcum Powder, Morcellators, Cancer, and the FDA

    Talcum Powder, Morcellators, Cancer, and the FDA
    In recent months several medical devices and popular products have been officially found to cause gynecological cancer in women. Talcum powder, when used in the genital area, is now associated with ovarian and uterine cancer, while power…
  • Dec 9

    Knee, Spine Device Makers Sued for Selling Defective Product

    Knee, Spine Device Makers Sued for Selling Defective Product
    Two medical device manufacturers have been charged with selling defective knee and spine products, injuring patients throughout the country. The knee manufacturer, OtisMed Corp., recently pled guilty to distributing knee replacements rejected…
  • Dec 9

    Knee, Spine Device Makers Sued for Selling Defective Product

    Knee, Spine Device Makers Sued for Selling Defective Product
    Two medical device manufacturers have been charged with selling defective knee and spine products, injuring patients throughout the country. The knee manufacturer, OtisMed Corp., recently pled guilty to distributing knee replacements rejected…
Rank this Week: 456

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/
  • Dec 16

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand
    For months now, the Takata airbag recall has been making headlines. So far, the faulty airbags have been responsible for five deaths and hundreds of injuries around the world. Currently over 20 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide,…
  • Nov 7

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit
    Some would say this has been a hard year for auto giant General Motors. Times have been even more difficult, however, for those consumers directly affected by the series of safety issues that have plagued the company, caused car accidents and…
  • Oct 13

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury
    While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be…
Rank this Week: 439

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: 634

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/
  • Dec 19

    Christmas won’t be merry for these employers!

    Christmas won’t be merry for these employers!
    Oh, you better watch out! A lot of employers have been naughty. I checked the court dockets, and would you believe all of these employment lawsuits filed in the week before Christmas!  Cratchit v. Scrooge & Marley (Madison Co.…
  • Dec 19

    NLRB Issues Final Rule on Quickie Elections: What employers can expect, and how to prepare

    NLRB Issues Final Rule on Quickie Elections: What employers can expect, and how to prepare
    This is a client bulletin by David Phippen that we emailed to subscribers yesterday afternoon. I’m re-posting it here, in case you don’t already subscribe to Constangy’s bulletins. (If you don’t and would like to,…
  • Dec 16

    NLRB: Hot for the holiday

    NLRB: Hot for the holiday
    The National Labor Relations Board is busy — the Board came out late last week with a decision saying that employees can have access to their employers’ email systems for organizing activities under most circumstances. David…
Rank this Week: 846

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Dec 19

    How the Illinois Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund work

    How the Illinois Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund work
    Illinois workers who are injured on the job have the right to workers’ compensation benefits for hours of work lost and for medical expenses. If the employer fails to pay the compensation owed, then the benefits can be paid by the…
  • Dec 18

    Illinois Governor Vetoes Truck Safety Bill

    Illinois Governor Vetoes Truck Safety Bill
    A bill to increase the speed limit for trucks on some non-urban Illinois highways, which was passed unanimously in both chambers of the Illinois state legislature, has been vetoed by Governor Pat Quinn. The trucking industry supported the…
  • Dec 12

    About Erb’s palsy

    About Erb’s palsy
    Erb’s palsy is an injury that can occur during birth. When such an injury is the result of medical malpractice, the child’s family may be entitled to compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Erb’s palsy has…
Rank this Week: 1046

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Dec 18

    DHS hit with immigration lawsuit

    DHS hit with immigration lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.washingtonpost.com Anibal Fuentes came to the United States illegally years ago, faced deportation proceedings in December and was ordered…
  • Dec 15

    Phoenix arson investigators named in civil-rights lawsuit

    Phoenix arson investigators named in civil-rights lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.azcentral.com Phoenix Fire Department (Photo: The Republic) A 44-year-old man has filed a lawsuit against Phoenix alleging that Fire…
  • Dec 11

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers’ Minimum Wage

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers’ Minimum Wage
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.nytimes.com Most Sunday mornings last summer, Julia Gould set up a table at the Hollywood Farmers Market. Alongside stalls selling shiitake mushrooms, free-range…
Rank this Week: 1020

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/
  • Dec 17

    Blog Honored Again for 2014 Post

    Blog Honored Again for 2014 Post
    I am pleased that my blog has again been named as one of the top blogs on work injury law by Lexis Nexis.  I had my first ten-day vacation in years during November, so I haven’t had time to write lately, but will catch up over the…
  • Nov 9

    IME Docs' Perspective

    IME Docs' Perspective
     This past weekend (November 7-9, 2014), I spoke twice at a conference of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.  Orthopedic doctors from various states attending the particular sessions I taught were mostly older, and many…
  • Nov 9

    IME Docs’ Perspective

    IME Docs’ Perspective
    The perception of defense-oriented IME doctors was that claimants' attorneys are concerned only with getting money for clients… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 991

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/
  • Dec 9

    Open Letter from NJ State PBA President Patrick Colligan on the Recent Unrest Against Police

    Open Letter from NJ State PBA President Patrick Colligan on the Recent Unrest Against Police
    Given the unrest that has erupted throughout our country in response to two Grand Jury decisions that failed to return True Bill’s of Indictment, we came across this letter from PBA President Patrick Colligan that offers an opinion from…
  • Dec 5

    Will New Jersey’s Pension Fund Run Dry in Four Years?

    Will New Jersey’s Pension Fund Run Dry in Four Years?
    As reported in NJ.COM, New Jersey’s unfunded public employee pension liabilities have soared to $83 billion, more than double previous estimates, as the state comes into compliance with new accounting rules, according to a report…
  • Dec 3

    South Hunterdon County Municipalities to Discuss the Consolodation of Public Safety Service

    South Hunterdon County Municipalities to Discuss the Consolodation of Public Safety Service
    As reported in NJ.Com. the Mayors of the three South Hunterdon municipalities with local police forces are talking about a regionalized department and are moving forward with the support of county Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III and…
Rank this Week: 970

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident
    Fair Haven Councilman Jerome Koch, 63, suffered fatal injuries when a car struck his bicycle. According to an NJ.com news report, the fatal bicycle accident occurred on River Road near Elm Place in Fair Haven. He was pronounced dead the day…
  • Dec 8

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident
    Fair Haven Councilman Jerome Koch, 63, suffered fatal injuries when a car struck his bicycle. According to an NJ.com news report, the fatal bicycle accident occurred on River Road near Elm Place in Fair Haven. He was pronounced dead the day…
  • Nov 4

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer
    A 36-year-old Hillsborough man was killed in a New Jersey motorcycle accident when his 2008 BMW R12 collided with a deer. According to a NJ.com news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred near the former Gibraltar Rock Quarry entrance on…
Rank this Week: 954

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Dec 19

    Lawyers Now Obligated to Provide Copy of Everything Delivered to Judge

    Lawyers Now Obligated to Provide Copy of Everything Delivered to Judge
    How many times have we showed up to a hearing and discovered that something was delivered to a judge but not copied to us as well? On several occasions, I have had lawyers claim that they had no obligation to deliver me a copy of the…
  • Dec 18

    Five Things you should NOT do when applying for Social Security Benefit

    Five Things you should NOT do when applying for Social Security Benefit
    When applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits be sure to avoid the following in order to give your case a better chance of being approved: Use or abuse drugs and/or alcoholThe use or abuse of drugs and/or alcohol can easily…
  • Dec 17

    The Great Deception of Insurance Companie

    The Great Deception of Insurance Companie
    We all have seen the ads and jingles. There is a reason why there are so many insurance company ads on TV and radio — it’s BIG BUSINESS, and business is booming! Just look at some of the reported revenue of the big insurers from…
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Dec 18

    Getting Holiday Cooking Done Right: Avoiding Injury

    Getting Holiday Cooking Done Right: Avoiding Injury
    Cooking is a big part of the holiday season, whether you are trying out new recipes printed in glossy magazines or are making tried-and-true family favorites. While the smells of cookies and other goodies baking is wonderful, cooking for the…
  • Dec 16

    Safe Holiday Shopping for Everyone on Your List

    Safe Holiday Shopping for Everyone on Your List
    If you are shopping for friends and family and checking off your holiday shopping list, you will of course want to make sure that every present you give brings joy. The last thing you want is for a purchase to cause harm or injury.…
  • Dec 11

    Safe Shopping Practice

    Safe Shopping Practice
    While Black Friday is behind us, the injuries reported around the world during these sales are reason enough to brush up on your safe shopping skills. The reality is that at this time of year many premises liability cases in Hollywood and…
Rank this Week: 1295

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Dec 18

    ’99 Problems’ but the Fourth Amendment Ain’t One

    ’99 Problems’ but the Fourth Amendment Ain’t One
    About 45,000 people graduate from law school each year. The remaining 316.055 million Americans get their legal education from pop culture. Everything we know about forensic investigation, we get from CSI. Everything we know about criminal…
  • Dec 15

    ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ – Alcohol, Roofies, and Date Rape

    ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ – Alcohol, Roofies, and Date Rape
    What do Bill Cosby, a Norman teenager, and a popular Christmas song have in common? If the allegations are true, all of the above are somehow involved in date rape. At least 19 women have publicly accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting or…
  • Dec 12

    Wife of Murdered Fire Chief Loses Appeal

    Wife of Murdered Fire Chief Loses Appeal
    In 2013, Rebecca Bryan was convicted of murdering her husband, Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan. Her case was sordid–like something you might see on a prime-time mini-series, not something playing out in an Oklahoma City courtroom.…
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
  • Dec 18

    Health Wonk Review Holiday edition

    Health Wonk Review Holiday edition
    Image source: Christmas gifs We're happy to host this year's holiday edition of Health Wonk Review. Before we present the best of the recent health policy blogosphere, we wanted to offer a shout out to the hard working man of the season,…
  • Dec 11

    A Friday Eulogy

    A Friday Eulogy
    Sitting here in Massachusetts on this dreary, dour and dank day, looking out the window and watching all manner of birds at the feeders (they're really fond of the suet), I was planning on writing something about Roberto Ceniceros's excellent…
  • Dec 10

    Rhyming Risk, TRIA, SCOTUS, CA, TX, Captives, Obesity and more

    Rhyming Risk, TRIA, SCOTUS, CA, TX, Captives, Obesity and more
    The inimitable Bob Wilson of Bob's Cluttered Desk is hosting this week's Cavalcade of Risk, and get this -- it rhymes. It's Out, It's Plentiful, and It's Free. It's the Cavalcade of Risk Number 223. This is not simply a poetic tour de force,…
Rank this Week: 1767

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: 1292

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/
  • Dec 15

    That’s Not Fair!

    That’s Not Fair!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “That’s not fair!”  I continually receive this response when I tell an injured worker that they cannot sue their employer based on their…
  • Dec 8

    Can Doctors Dump Their Patients?

    Can Doctors Dump Their Patients?
    Recently we have noticed a disturbing trend in workers’ compensation claims of injured workers being summarily dismissed by a treating doctor while still in obvious need of treatment for their injury. One doctor declined to continue…
  • Dec 4

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation
    If you haven’t seen the recent movie or HBO documentary on James Brown, you should check it out. He made me think about these top ten client relation tips:  Treat all clients with respect and dignity.  Try to understand the…
Rank this Week: 1504

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1362

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security
    A new study by the National Academy of Social Insurance, finds that a majority of Americans polled, favor paying more for Social Security, in order to insure the solvency of the program. The opinions expressed in the survey were equally true…
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
  • Oct 2

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable
    The 2014 Board of Trustees report for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds was released on July 28, 2014. The report concludes that even if no further Congressional action is taken, the combined Social Security Trust Funds will be…
Rank this Week: 1452

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 12

    Injured in Cold Storage

    Injured in Cold Storage
    Many people in this country work hard to provide for themselves and their families. Millions of hard working Americans ought to feel safe and secure while they are working at their places of business. Unfortunately, not everyone is safe when…
  • Aug 4

    Fear of Being Fired

    Fear of Being Fired
    Researchers have identified a new predictor that can be used to better help workers dealing with workplace injuries. Researchers conducted telephone interviews with injured workers in 8 states. These states are Indiana, Massachusetts,…
  • Mar 5

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. — as many as 1,100 stores. An…
Rank this Week: 1136

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Aug 7

    NJ Supreme Court Limits Workers’ Compensation for Cardiovascular Injurie

    NJ Supreme Court Limits Workers’ Compensation for Cardiovascular Injurie
    The New Jersey Supreme Court decided last week in the case of Renner v. AT&T that a Workers’ Compensation claimant is not entitled to compensation for a cardiovascular injury, disease or death, unless the claimant can show that the…
  • Jul 16

    NJ Supreme Court: No Benefits for “Going and Coming”

    NJ Supreme Court: No Benefits for “Going and Coming”
    In the recent case of Hersh v. County of Morris, the New Jersey Supreme Court considered the issues of whether a plaintiff who was injured while crossing a public street as he walked from a private garage, where she had employer-paid parking,…
  • Jul 10

    Beware of Purposely Making Misleading Statement

    Beware of Purposely Making Misleading Statement
    In the recent Workers’ Compensation decision in Neglia v. Craft Carpentry & Drywall, a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation court held that a petitioner was not entitled to medical and temporary benefits where the Court determined…
Rank this Week: 1908

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 11

    How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefit

    How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefit
    It is important for anyone who is considering an application for Social Security disability benefits, (benefits based upon their own past earnings records) to first verify that they have “insured” status under the Social Security…
  • Jun 11

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Post-Injury Disabilities: A Case Study

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Post-Injury Disabilities: A Case Study
    If you are disabled by many causes, or disabled from working due to causes not related to your work injury, such as cancer, an illness, or an injury when not working, you may still be entitled to Full Worker’s Compensation Disability…
  • Jun 11

    Changes in Washington’s Workers’ Compensation System Can Deny You Caring Doctor

    Changes in Washington’s Workers’ Compensation System Can Deny You Caring Doctor
    I just finished a file review of a client, and every time the family doctor rejected the opinions of the panel examiners for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I), he was challenged by the claims manager as well as…
Rank this Week: 1151

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 26

    Why talk to an attorney?

    Why talk to an attorney?
    Thought this might be a conversation starter . . .  
  • Feb 26

    2013 in review

    2013 in review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Fun Stuff!   Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 21,000 times in 2013. If…
  • Oct 14

    Government shutdown and your Benefit

    Government shutdown and your Benefit
      I’ve avoided posting anything about the Federal Government shutdown, because I had hoped it would be short-lived. Now that we are dragging into week 3, it seems some basic information may reduce some concerns. The Federal…
Rank this Week: 1127

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Downfall to Specialization?

    Downfall to Specialization?
    It can’t happen to me, right? When I hear people talk about a workplace injury, I am relieved that I
  • Sep 3

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!
    Really? Can they do that?  That seems so unfair?!  While not at all unheard of in the trial setting, thi
  • Aug 30

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?
    The paperwork following an accident can create more pain and suffering than the actual auto accident itself.  This is all
Rank this Week: 1239

SC Disability Law

SC Disability Law

Discusses personal injury, workers compensation and Social Security disability issues. By Rita Metts.

http://scdisabilitylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation
    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensationThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal…
  • Apr 14

    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The Base

    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The Base
    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The BasesThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication…
  • Apr 14

    Apply wisely for disability benefit

    Apply wisely for disability benefit
    Apply wisely for disability benefitsThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal advice…
Rank this Week: 1422

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 1765

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
Rank this Week: 1184

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

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

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

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

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

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
Rank this Week: 1698

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/
  • Dec 20

    Damme v. Pike Enters., Inc. - Court Rejects Employer's "Temporary System Aggravation" Claim

    Damme v. Pike Enters., Inc. - Court Rejects Employer's "Temporary System Aggravation" Claim
    In any workers' compensation case, it tends to be in the employer's best interests to downplay the extent to which an employee was hurt and the causal connection between a worker's injury and the work accident. Even if the state commission…
  • Dec 17

    Qualifying for Benefit

    Qualifying for Benefit
    In Georgia, there are many questions to consider for understanding whether an injured employee qualifies for Workers' Compensation benefits. An employee who is injured in an on the job accident is faced with the tough battle of healing as…
  • Dec 15

    Problems with Your Employer

    Problems with Your Employer
    For an employee, one of the most difficult aspects of a Workers' Compensation claim is communicating with their employer about their injury. Many times the injured worker is not comfortable speaking with their employer because they are afraid…
Rank this Week: 4757

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    In Virginia when is a lawsuit for negligent hiring better than a workers' compensation claim?

    In Virginia when is a lawsuit for negligent hiring better than a workers' compensation claim?
    If there is an assault in the workplace by a co-employee, there are usually two possible remedies for the victim or the victim's dependents. One is a workers' compensation claim and the other is a personal injury claim against the employer.Of…
  • Dec 13

    Sexual Assault in the Workplace in Virginia: Is there a workers compensation remedy?

    Sexual Assault in the Workplace in Virginia: Is there a workers compensation remedy?
    The test for a Workers's Compensation Injury in Virginia has two components. It must occur "during the course" of the employment. And it must "arise out of" the employment. Thus, a sexual assault during work would definitely meet the first…
  • Nov 29

    Virginia arm injury on the job or was it a neck injury?

    Virginia arm injury on the job or was it a neck injury?
    In Virginia I often see an injury on the job that is diagnosed as an arm injury. Later it turns out it was really a neck injury or there was a neck injury in addition to the arm injury. A late discovery of a neck injury in addition to the arm…
Rank this Week: 3833

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Auto-Owners Insurance Co. v. All Star Lawn - Worker Title Central to Injury Claim

    Auto-Owners Insurance Co. v. All Star Lawn - Worker Title Central to Injury Claim
    If you are injured on the job in South Carolina, you are almost certainly entitled to compensation. However, the type of compensation you may reasonably pursue is going to depend on your employment classification. Specifically - are you an…
  • Dec 16

    "Tech Injuries" a Growing Health Concern

    "Tech Injuries" a Growing Health Concern
    A large number of American workers spend their days in an office, sitting at a chair, staring at a computer. While repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel, are a rising source of workers' compensation claims, there are other "tech…
  • Dec 12

    North Carolina Pays High Price for Medical Treatment of Worker

    North Carolina Pays High Price for Medical Treatment of Worker
    Nearly every employee in North and South Carolina is covered by the workers' compensation system. In industries and jobs where the rate of accidents and injuries is higher, employers may have greater workers' compensation claims and costs.…
Rank this Week: 4986

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Dec 18

    What is the job outlook for skilled workers in Georgia?

    What is the job outlook for skilled workers in Georgia?
    A recent job outlook report is good news for skilled workers looking for jobs in the state of Georgia: the growing demand for workers is apparently out-pacing the number of skilled laborers looking for work. According to the Atlanta…
  • Dec 3

    Delayed workers compensation hearing

    Delayed workers compensation hearing
    It is not uncommon for a hearing to be reset three or even four times depending on the complexity of the case.  However, the injured workers’ attorney will likely contest any continuances or resets if he or she believes the…
  • Nov 19

    The settlement they offered me was too low

    The settlement they offered me was too low
    We often get calls from potential clients stating that they have been offered a settlement and they feel it was too low. There are a number of reasons the caller may feel this way. The most obvious reason is that it is too low. The insurance…
Rank this Week: 4968

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 18

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated
    The Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Battle Ground, WA plastic bottle manufacturer $86,800 for major safety violations after a worker’s hand was caught in machinery and had to be amputated. Andersen Plastics…
  • Dec 15

    Vancouver, WA Road Paver Charged with Unregistered Contracting

    Vancouver, WA Road Paver Charged with Unregistered Contracting
    A Vancouver, WA man faces criminal charges that he operated as an unregistered contractor while paving driveways for Clark County residents. Some Clark County customers claimed his work was shoddy or never finished. The Washington…
  • Dec 11

    Seattle church leaders back in court for lawsuit against pot shop

    Seattle church leaders back in court for lawsuit against pot shop
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.kirotv.com Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop Lawyers for a Seattle church suing to shut down a pot store next door will be back in court on…
Rank this Week: 4068

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: 3656

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Dec 17

    FMCSA Considers Raising Minimum Levels of Insurance for Motor Carrier

    FMCSA Considers Raising Minimum Levels of Insurance for Motor Carrier
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it is considering a rule making that will increase the minimum levels of financial responsibility for motor carriers, including liability coverage for bodily injury and…
  • Dec 15

    Do Construction Workers Have a Meaningful Choice- New Jersey Supreme Court Hears Argument

    Do Construction Workers Have a Meaningful Choice- New Jersey Supreme Court Hears Argument
    Construction workers on a job site have no meaningful choice when told by their employers to perform an assigned task.  When a construction worker is injured, while performing his assigned task, should the defense of comparative…
  • Dec 2

    Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

    Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?
    By now you’ve likely heard of the massive recall of defective airbag inflaters manufactured by the Japanese company “Takata”.  The recall involves many automakers from Japan, Europe and the United States, including, but…
Rank this Week: 3954

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Damages in Texas Wrongful Death Case

    Damages in Texas Wrongful Death Case
    In Texas, the surviving spouse, children, or parents of a deceased person can file a wrongful death lawsuit against a person or entity whose wrongful act or negligence caused the death. One of them can file the claim as an individual, or…
  • Dec 11

    When Can A Nonparty to A Texas Contract Be Compelled to Arbitrate a Personal Injury Case?

    When Can A Nonparty to A Texas Contract Be Compelled to Arbitrate a Personal Injury Case?
    In ENGlobal U.S. Inc. v. Gatlin, a Texas appellate court was asked to decide whether a party to a contract with an arbitration clause could compel arbitration of a personal injury claim by a nonparty to the contract under the doctrine of…
  • Dec 11

    Requirement of Expert Report in Texas Medical Negligence Case

    Requirement of Expert Report in Texas Medical Negligence Case
    In Methodist Health Centers v. Crawford, a Texas woman’s son and daughter sued a health center for medical malpractice in connection with its care of their mother. The mother was admitted to a nursing facility with a history of…
Rank this Week: 4076

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Dec 16

    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy

    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy
    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy  I’m a personal injury lawyer in Asheville, N.C. I deal with car insurance companies all the time. I help…
  • Dec 11

    DSS Just Showed Up And Took My Child. How Can A Family Law Attorney Help?

    DSS Just Showed Up And Took My Child. How Can A Family Law Attorney Help?
    DSS Just showed up at my door and took my child. What are my rights? What should I do? Few things are as concerning as having a stranger show up at your door demanding access to your home, children, and personal information. For people…
  • Dec 2

    How Do I Obtain A Divorce In North Carolina?

    How Do I Obtain A Divorce In North Carolina?
    HOW DO I OBTAIN A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA? After making the difficult decision to divorce your spouse, it is important to know what the legal requirements are for obtaining a divorce in North Carolina. Because most people are not lawyers,…
Rank this Week: 2694

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/
  • Dec 15

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal social worker with his FERS disability claim.  He suffers from severe sensorineural hearing loss – a condition that began in early childhood.  Although he was able to perform all of the essential…
  • Dec 11

    V.A. Title 38 Doctors and Nurses Need Special Legal Protection

    V.A. Title 38 Doctors and Nurses Need Special Legal Protection
    Are you a V.A. doctor or nurse who is facing potential or actual discipline?  If so, you have very unique and special legal needs.  Most V.A. employees, and most federal employees are hired under Title 5 of the United States Code.…
  • Dec 11

    What is the Bruner Presumption and How Can it Help You Get Federal Disability Retirement

    What is the Bruner Presumption and How Can it Help You Get Federal Disability Retirement
    The Bruner Presumption.  In a Federal Circuit court case, Bruner v. OPM, 996 F.2d 290 (Fed. Cir. 1993) the Court held that the bottom line under Bruner is that “the government’s action in separating an employee…
Rank this Week: 2911