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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/
  • Jul 3

    The Truth is Not Enough to Set Us Free

    The Truth is Not Enough to Set Us Free
    Erik J. Girvan, On Using the Psychological Science of Implicit Bias to Advance Anti-Discrimination Law, (2015), available at SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickLegal scholars in a wide range of areas have used now well-settled developments in cognitive…
  • Jul 1

    What’s Missing in New Zealand?

    What’s Missing in New Zealand?
    David Enoch, Tort Liability and Taking Responsibility in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (John Oberdiek ed., 2014).Scott Hershovitz“What’s missing in New Zealand?” That’s the question David Enoch poses in…
  • Jun 30

    Exploring the Expressive Dimension of Inheritance Law

    Exploring the Expressive Dimension of Inheritance Law
    Deborah S. Gordon, Letters Non-Testamentary, 62 U. Kan. L. Rev. 585 (2014).Paula MonopoliWe often get so caught up in the nooks and crannies of small corners of the doctrinal universe, examining tiny subsections of the Uniform Probate Code or…
Rank this Week: 91

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Happy July Fourth

    Happy July Fourth
    In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America,When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and…
  • Jul 3

    NJ Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Collective Bargaining Legislation

    NJ Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Collective Bargaining Legislation
    The NJ Senate passed an historic legislative proposal that will change the way benefits are delivered in work related injuries in NJ. S2447 provides for a collective bargaining arrangement that allows for delivery of benefits without the…
  • Jun 25

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act
    The US Supreme Court again affirmed the validity of The Affordable Care Act. The Obamacare program, as it has been nicknamed, will continue to lead to a medical delivery program than eventually will have major repercussions on the antiquated…
Rank this Week: 464

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 3

    Focus on Domestic Violence, Bullying in Canadian Workplace

    Focus on Domestic Violence, Bullying in Canadian Workplace
    When it comes to being a good employee, focus is a big part of the picture. If you’re not focused at work, it can lead to mistakes, some of which can be workplace injuries.   Domestic violence and bullying in the workplace…
  • Jul 2

    Utah Man Pleads Guilty in Montana Comp Fraud Case

    Utah Man Pleads Guilty in Montana Comp Fraud Case
    Workers compensation fraud doesn’t always know state boundaries.   Recently, Utah resident Benjie Leroy Christensen plead guilty in Lewis & Clark County District Court to felony theft for receiving Montana workers comp…
  • Jul 1

    Ontario (Canada) Officials Zero-in on Protecting New and Young Worker

    Ontario (Canada) Officials Zero-in on Protecting New and Young Worker
    New and young workers oftentimes come without experience, meaning a concentrated effort on workplace safety is all the more important.   For the eighth year in a row, Ontario (Canada) will focus on the safety of new and young workers…
Rank this Week: 550

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/
  • Jul 2

    May Is Now Officially NJ General Aviation Appreciation Month

    May Is Now Officially NJ General Aviation Appreciation Month
    This is off-topic, but a subject near to my heart. I'm a pilot.  Have been for decades, and flying airplanes is among my very favorite things.  I'm a general aviation pilot, "general aviation" being defined as everything that flies…
  • Jun 29

    3rd Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory for Attorney's Fees in ERISA Case

    3rd Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory for Attorney's Fees in ERISA Case
    Many employment law statutes are so-called "fee-shifting" laws.  This means that the prevailing party in litigation can be reimbursed by the loser, under standards that the courts have established to determine what amount of…
  • Jun 22

    Nothing Relevant from Supreme Court in Employment Law Today

    Nothing Relevant from Supreme Court in Employment Law Today
    We are winding down to the close of the US Supreme Court's Term, and the Court just finished announcing its opinions and orders.  The two big cases that will affect the employment landscape, the ACA (Obamacare) and same-sex marriage…
Rank this Week: 660

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/
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
  • Jun 17

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children
    As spring moves into summer, children and teens head outside to bike, play sports and be active. By June each year, pediatric doctors typically treat double the patients as they do in the winter months. Accident and injury lawyers at Pintas…
  • Jun 8

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit
    A patient suffering severe vein damage by a surgical robot recently sued the robot’s manufacturer for marketing a defective device and improperly training physicians who use it. Surgical robot injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
Rank this Week: 625

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/
  • Jun 18

    Is New Jersey State Healthcare Moving Toward the Implementation of a CDHP?

    Is New Jersey State Healthcare Moving Toward the Implementation of a CDHP?
    Yesterday, NJ.COM reported that Governor Christie was prepared to roll out sweeping pension legislation that would overhaul the way in which teacher pensions would be funded in the State of New Jersey.  Presently, teachers pensions in…
  • May 26

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer
    As reported on Senatenj.com, the New Jersey State Senate passed legislation sponsored by Diane Allen and Christopher Bateman to increase penalties for assaulting a corrections officer, sheriff’s officer, and other law enforcement…
  • May 13

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally
    As reported by NJ.com, from behind a podium on the Statehouse steps, Hetty Rosenstein briefly subdued a big crowd of public employees with the personal story of how her late father’s pension, earned over decades as head librarian of the…
Rank this Week: 545

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    North Carolina Worker Misclassification Bill Advances, Some Critical

    North Carolina Worker Misclassification Bill Advances, Some Critical
    Last fall, the Raleigh News & Observer published a mammoth, five-part series on the problem of worker misclassification, both nationally and specifically in North Carolina, where the practice is especially pervasive. The issue involves…
  • Jul 1

    SeaBright Ins. Co. v. Lopez - Workers' Compensation for Auto Accident

    SeaBright Ins. Co. v. Lopez - Workers' Compensation for Auto Accident
    It is possible for someone who is injured in a motor vehicle collision to receive workers' compensation benefits if the vehicle was being driven in the course and scope of employment. Of course, where workers are professional drivers, the…
  • Jun 30

    Lifting Accidents and Injuries Common for Nurses and Nursing Assistant

    Lifting Accidents and Injuries Common for Nurses and Nursing Assistant
    Working as a nurse often involves more physical lifting of heavy loads than most people realize. This, in turn, leads to more incidents of work-related injury. According to a recent news feature from Business Insurance, nurses routinely…
Rank this Week: 809

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jul 2

    Happy Independence Day on Saturday!

    Happy Independence Day on Saturday!
    Have a happy Independence Day on Saturday. The offices of Rehm, Bennett & Moore and Trucker Lawyers will close today at 3:30 p.m. and be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The offices will re-open at…
  • Jun 29

    Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Offset and Overpayment

    Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Offset and Overpayment
    Social Security disability benefits are subject to an offset, or reduction, when paid to a claimant who is also receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Technically, the reduction applies if the total of the two benefits exceeds 80…
  • Jun 25

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Provide Notice of Injury

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Provide Notice of Injury
    This blog post is the fourth in a series that examines the basics of workers’ compensation. Whether an injured employee provided notice of an injury to their employer is an issue that often arises in a workers’ compensation case.…
Rank this Week: 1339

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 1

    Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers’ Compensation

    Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers’ Compensation
    Under the New Jersey’s workers’ compensation statute, employees who suffer on-the-job injuries are entitled to benefits from their employer regardless of whether the employer was at fault in causing the accident or allowing it to…
  • Jun 26

    Most Common Dangers at Construction Site

    Most Common Dangers at Construction Site
    General contractors are required to provide safe working environments for their employees. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), these were the 10 most common causes of construction site accidents in 2014: 1.…
  • Jun 16

    Recap on Important Workers’ Compensation Post

    Recap on Important Workers’ Compensation Post
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, one of our primary areas of practice is helping individuals obtain workers’ compensation benefits for job-related injuries. Our blog regularly features articles with information that can help employees…
Rank this Week: 1014

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: 1029

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: 1296

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 843

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/
Rank this Week: 1145

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: 869

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

Covers trends and developments in workers’ compensation law, in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. By Domer Law.

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
Rank this Week: 1337

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: 816

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Jul 3

    Happy Fourth of July

    Happy Fourth of July
    The post Happy Fourth of July appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 30

    Protecting Braves stadium construction worker

    Protecting Braves stadium construction worker
    Construction workers erecting the massive SunTrust Park […] The post Protecting Braves stadium construction workers appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 22

    Heat-related illness on-the-job

    Heat-related illness on-the-job
    With temperatures soaring well into the 90’s in Georgia […] The post Heat-related illness on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 3436

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 3

    “Do I Need a Workers Compensation Attorney?”

    “Do I Need a Workers Compensation Attorney?”
    Injured Missouri workers often wonder if seeking the services of a Workers Compensation Attorney is really necessary. While the worker’s comp process seems relatively straight forward on its surface, claims typically involve billion…
  • Jun 30

    New Report Reveals Those Most Vulnerable to Work-Related Injurie

    New Report Reveals Those Most Vulnerable to Work-Related Injurie
    Workers who are most vulnerable for a work-related injury may also have a difficult time receiving workers’ compensation benefits. A new study conducted by NIOSH and the American Society of Safety Engineers shows that young, Hispanic…
  • Jun 24

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped
    Have your workers’ compensation benefits been suspended before you are ready to return to work? Workers’ compensation is a system that relies on insurance companies to bear the burden of the cost of the medical care and any…
Rank this Week: 2352

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 3

    Five Tips to Stay Safe This 4th Of July

    Five Tips to Stay Safe This 4th Of July
    What’s a better way to start the summer than celebrating with friends and family! Every year on the Fourth of July families and friends get together and celebrate with a cookout and fireworks. While these events can be a lot of fun for…
  • Jul 2

    Has Your Water Bottle Been Recalled Because of E.Coli?

    Has Your Water Bottle Been Recalled Because of E.Coli?
    Recently it has been announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, a family- owned bottling company has issued a voluntary recall due to the possibility of an E. coli contamination. The company urges consumers to either avoid drinking the water or to…
  • Jul 1

    One Hundred And Thirty New Laws Just Took Effect In Florida: Here Is What You Need To Know

    One Hundred And Thirty New Laws Just Took Effect In Florida: Here Is What You Need To Know
    As of today, July 1, 2015 there are 130 new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in both regular and special sessions.  For the year there were a total of 239 bills sent to Governor Rick Scott and he only vetoed 7 of…
Rank this Week: 1899

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
  • Jul 3

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law…
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
Rank this Week: 3157

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/
  • Jul 3

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?
    Yes. This simple answer reflects three important realities: The Ohio State Teachers Retirement System likely represents your only option for disability income. STRS turns down initial applications for disability benefits almost as a matter of…
  • Jun 25

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
  • Jun 7

    5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Appeal a Denied Worker’s Compensation Claim

    5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Appeal a Denied Worker’s Compensation Claim
    No two people ever suffer exactly the same on-the-job injury or work-related illness in exactly the same way. Despite this, disability case reviewers at the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation treat the majority of applicants…
Rank this Week: 2622

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/
  • Jul 2

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!
    I hope you love this Chet Atkins version of John Phillip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” as much as I did. Have a great holiday!  … Continue Reading
  • Jul 2

    EEOC’s revised pregnancy guidance: Now, just barely more flexible!

    EEOC’s revised pregnancy guidance: Now, just barely more flexible!
    Hey, EEOC, there’s this newfangled technique known as “track changes.” Look into it! Last Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its amended guidance on pregnancy discrimination…
  • Jun 30

    What does SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision mean for employers?

    What does SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision mean for employers?
    Maybe not that much, depending on where you are and how “proactive” you’ve already been before now. Seriously, I don’t think Friday’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges will be that big a deal…
Rank this Week: 3820

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Jul 2

    Dangers that Lurk Around the Corner for Social Guest

    Dangers that Lurk Around the Corner for Social Guest
    With the summer in full swing, many people will see their social calendars filling up with fun events such as parties, gatherings, events, and the like. While summer is a time for fun, we need to remember that regardless of whether we are…
  • Jun 25

    Have you Been Denied Veterans Disability Benefits?

    Have you Been Denied Veterans Disability Benefits?
    As an attorney accredited to prosecute claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs, I want to make you aware that you have the absolute right to retain an attorney to represent you before the Department…
  • Jun 22

    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits Unraveled

    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits Unraveled
    New Jersey workers’ compensation benefits are governed under N.J.S.A. 34:15 et seq. There are three benefits you are entitled to when you get hurt at work in New Jersey: payment of medical bills, payment of temporary disability benefits…
Rank this Week: 1992

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/
  • Jul 2

    Unexpected Medical Expenses are One of the Leading Causes of Personal Bankruptcy

    Unexpected Medical Expenses are One of the Leading Causes of Personal Bankruptcy
    Do you know how you would deal with an unexpected medical expense? In Hollywood and South Florida, an emergency hospital stay can cost you tens of thousands of dollars or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. A serious, permanent injury such…
  • Jun 30

    Preventing Ear Injuries in Hollywood and Across South Florida

    Preventing Ear Injuries in Hollywood and Across South Florida
    Ear injuries in Hollywood and Florida are a common occurrence, especially for children. Although most of us consider ear injuries to be fairly minor, they can cause serious complications. Ear injuries, left untreated, can lead to lifelong and…
  • Jun 25

    How Safe is Your Pool?

    How Safe is Your Pool?
    Now that the summer is here, it’s a great time to own a pool. If your home in Homestead or South Florida has a pool, though, you have an obligation to make sure that your pool area is safe. It is especially important to keep your pool…
Rank this Week: 2167

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jul 2

    Washington State Workers’ Compensation Payments Up as of July 1st

    Washington State Workers’ Compensation Payments Up as of July 1st
    For most workers injured before July 1, 2014, time-loss and pension benefit payments will increase by 4.168 percent based on the change in the state’s average wage, as announced by the Department of Employment Security on June 24. State…
  • Jun 29

    The Supreme Court Rejected 4 People’s Attempt to Blow Up Obamacare

    The Supreme Court Rejected 4 People’s Attempt to Blow Up Obamacare
    This article, published by Mother Jones, sheds light on the real stories behind the SCOTUS appeal decided on June 25th allowing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act to continue.  – KC When I saw the white stretch limousine…
  • Jun 25

    Judge OKs settlements in World Trade Center cleanup

    Judge OKs settlements in World Trade Center cleanup
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.businessinsurance.com (Reuters) — A federal judge has approved $53.8 million in settlements for 82 unionized cleanup workers who claimed they were made ill by…
Rank this Week: 2128

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jul 2

    Stop Work Orders In Massachusetts Created $1.4 Million In Fines And Obtained Coverage For Over 5,000 Worker

    Stop Work Orders In Massachusetts Created $1.4 Million In Fines And Obtained Coverage For Over 5,000 Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. The Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council has released its Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report (PDF link). This report contains some…
  • Jun 29

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I joined a national organization of lawyers representing injured workers (the Work Injury Law and Advocacy Group) twenty years ago when it was first formed.…
  • Jun 25

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Are You an Employee?

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Are You an Employee?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Here’s the second blog post in a series on the basics of workers’ compensation. As its name suggests, workers’ compensation compensates…
Rank this Week: 4271

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 2

    What is Legal Aid and Who Does It Help?

    What is Legal Aid and Who Does It Help?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Legal Aid (LANC) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income North Carolina residents. LANC has 24 offices…
  • Jun 29

    What is Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Workers’ Compensation?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. This is the first installment of a series that will educate workers and their families about injury, disease and death resulting from work. The most basic…
  • Jun 25

    “Independent” Medical Examinations in Workers’ Compensation (Anything but “Independent”)

    “Independent” Medical Examinations in Workers’ Compensation (Anything but “Independent”)
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “I thought their doctor Independent Medical Report was the last word on my case. I didn’t know any better.”  This statement from a client…
Rank this Week: 4392

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 2

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File
    Following a $3 billion settlement with the United States Justice Department in 2012 for marketing dangerous medications off label without warning doctors and patients of the risks and doing so by providing financial compensation to doctors…
  • Jun 29

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy
    Lack of helmet use has a clear link to serious injuries to the head, neck and spine resulting from bicycle accidents and the City of Chicago could follow other cities’ leads by rolling out a helmet distribution program to accompany the…
  • Jun 27

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?
    Nowadays we are constantly being bombarded with commercials and radio advertisements that detail the horrors experienced by people who had taken medication without being informed of the potential side effects or who had been prescribed…
Rank this Week: 2573

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    ACE and Chubb - A Trend?

    ACE and Chubb - A Trend?
    The business of insurance is big. Work comp is a small part of it, but still big enough to be enticing.Yesterday it was announced that global insurance leader, ACE Group, was buying Chubb Corp. for a few billion dollars, creating the eight…
  • Jul 1

    Everything Passe

    Everything Passe
    It was one of those rough, emotional visits with Mom yesterday.She and Dad were married 70 years ago on June 30. I didn't think she would remember. I didn't know if she would even care. It would be interesting to see her reaction though.Mom…
  • Jun 30

    Nausea On Final

    Nausea On Final
    John Swan, Director of Sales and Marketing for DocuCents, flew home with me early Saturday morning from the Summer California Applicants' Attorneys Association conference in Las Vegas.We had a dinner meeting the night before and of course…
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Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    DOL Issues New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation

    DOL Issues New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation
    At long last, on Tuesday, June 30, the Department of Labor released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s  “white collar” overtime exemption…
  • Jul 1

    What Does The Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision Mean For Your Employee Benefits?

    What Does The Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision Mean For Your Employee Benefits?
    Our very own Employee Benefits Attorney Sarah K. Ivy spoke to PennLive about the United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling making same-sex marriage legal nationwide. While many questions still exist about the meaning of the…
  • Jun 25

    ACA Update: Supreme Court Rules that Federal Insurance Exchanges May Issue Tax Subsidie

    ACA Update: Supreme Court Rules that Federal Insurance Exchanges May Issue Tax Subsidie
    Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in King v. Burwell, ruling that Section 36B of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") authorizes insurance exchanges run by the federal government to issue tax…
Rank this Week: 4538

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
  • Jul 1

    CCS attorney, marketing director named two of Bakersfield’s “20 Under 40 People to Watch”

    CCS attorney, marketing director named two of Bakersfield’s “20 Under 40 People to Watch”
    Chain | Cohn | Stiles‘ associate attorney Neil Gehlawat and director of marketing and public relations Jorge Barrientos have been chosen for the 2015 “20 Under 40 People to Watch” in Bakersfield by Bakersfield Life…
  • Jun 24

    Cool safety tips for a successful summer road trip

    Cool safety tips for a successful summer road trip
    Summer officially kicked off June 21, which means it’s time to enjoy sunshine and vacations. Summer is one of the highest travel periods in the United States, and it can also be one of the most dangerous times on our roadways.…
  • Jun 17

    CCS attorney Matt Clark named Super Lawyers Rising Star for third straight year

    CCS attorney Matt Clark named Super Lawyers Rising Star for third straight year
    Matt Clark, attorney and senior partner at the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, has been named a 2015 Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for the third straight year. The Rising Star title is awarded to…
Rank this Week: 2598

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Worker Fatally Injured in Front-Loader Accident

    Worker Fatally Injured in Front-Loader Accident
    A Whitman, MA man was involved in a tragic, fatal incident today as the result of a sand avalanche. The man was operating a front-end loader at the P.A. Landers sand and gravel worksite in Plymouth when sand unexpectedly covered the machine…
  • Jun 30

    How to Avoid Work-Related Back Pain and Injury This Summer

    How to Avoid Work-Related Back Pain and Injury This Summer
    On-the-Job injuries can occur during the most mundane tasks, such as typing, making phone calls, and sitting at a desk all day. While certain occupations, such as construction, have a higher risk of serious injury and death, desk jobs can…
  • Jun 29

    Night Shift Increases Risk of Work Accident and Injury

    Night Shift Increases Risk of Work Accident and Injury
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 15 million Americans work the night shift. That is a substantial portion of this country’s workforce. Unfortunately, working a night shift job comes with an increased risk of fatigue,…
Rank this Week: 4526

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 2732

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
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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/
  • Jun 30

    Warren Props. v. Stewart - Successive Work Injurie

    Warren Props. v. Stewart - Successive Work Injurie
    Workers who suffer successive work injuries also tend to have a tougher time securing benefits, particularly if the injuries occurred under the watch of different employers. In these cases, benefits must be apportioned based on what …
  • Jun 20

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk
    Workplace injury can happen almost anywhere. From fast food restaurants to corporate headquarters, the potential is always there. However, certain industries and jobs pose a greater vulnerability to work-related injury. The American Society…
  • Jun 15

    Gill v. Brescome Barton, Inc. - Work-Related Knee Injurie

    Gill v. Brescome Barton, Inc. - Work-Related Knee Injurie
    It's not uncommon for employers to switch workers' compensation insurance carriers periodically. However, this action caused a headache for the courts when it came to a worker who suffered two compensable work-related injuries while working…
Rank this Week: 3906

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/
  • Jun 30

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light

    Safety Tips for Running in Low Light
    Running not only improves a person’s physical health, but helps to prepare for the day ahead or unwind from all the stress the day has brought. The problem is, there are only so many hours of daylight in the day. … Continued The…
  • Jun 23

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?
    If you are injured while you are at your workplace during business hours while in the course of your employment, your company, through its workers’ compensation insurance, will pay for your medical bills. Workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 16

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About
    An Internet search for Florida laws you might not know about results in more than 268 million hits. While some are more outlandish than others, many are still useful and interesting to know about. For example, unmarried people who cohabitate…
Rank this Week: 2368

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast
    Ford and Nissan are collectively recalling almost a million trucks and vans. Plus the Obama administration proposes a budget increase for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.
  • Jun 26

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014
    Last year in Chicago, seven bicyclists were killed in collisions with automobiles. That is an increase from three bicyclist fatalities in 2013, even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged to make Chicago the most bike-friendly city in the country.…
  • Jun 5

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 2881

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/
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con
    Filing for bankruptcy is a viable financial strategy for individuals who have recently experienced a significant change in income and are having trouble making ends meet. Filing for bankruptcy is like taking off a Band-Aid; the quicker you do…
  • Jun 9

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law
    On November 1st, new changes will go into effect regarding Oklahoma’s texting while driving laws, and this article highlights the incoming changes and other information you need to know before the bill becomes law. Legal Changes…
  • Jun 2

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]
    Read more on our Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws FAQ blog! The post Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic] appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 2521

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 29

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY
    By: Kevin P. McCroy, esq. | Partner You are owed money. You have made demand. That didn’t work, so you brought a lawsuit. Maybe you have even received a judgment. Just when you think you’re finally there, you receive a telephone…
  • Jun 15

    Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure

    Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure
    Melo v. Villarcon: Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure On January 9, 2015, Attorney Ryan E. Prophett of Wynn & Wynn successfully represented a Plaintiff in a summary process…
  • Jun 10

    How Bankruptcy Affects a Party’s Right to Challenge a Foreclosure

    How Bankruptcy Affects a Party’s Right to Challenge a Foreclosure
    Melo v. Villarcon: Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure On January 9, 2015, Attorney Ryan E. Prophett of Wynn & Wynn successfully represented Plaintiff Carlos R. Melo in a…
Rank this Week: 2769

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: 2567

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
  • Jun 26

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Sides with Injured Correctional Officer in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Sides with Injured Correctional Officer in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a recent opinion, Marchand v. Department of Correction, Mass. App. Ct. (2015), the Massachusetts Appeals Court recently heard an appeal from a trial court decision, which found that the plaintiff was entitled to continue to…
  • Jun 19

    Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Massachusetts Asbestos Abatement Company

    Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Massachusetts Asbestos Abatement Company
    According to a statement made by the Massachusetts Attorney General this week, the owner of an asbestos abatement company was allegedly indicted this month and will face arraignment next month in connection with purportedly failing to…
  • Jun 12

    Mental Injury Benefits from Workers’ Compensation

    Mental Injury Benefits from Workers’ Compensation
    Although all workers’ compensation benefits require that the injury occur during the course of employment, injuries do not necessarily have to be physical in order to be compensable. Benefits can also be temporary or permanent,…
Rank this Week: 2554

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 26

    Unprotected Trenches Can be Deadly for Atlanta Worker

    Unprotected Trenches Can be Deadly for Atlanta Worker
    Throughout the United States, there are two deaths every single month as a result of a worker being crushed under fallen earth. These deaths happen as a result of unprotected trenches.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Jun 5

    Chemicals at Work Can Cause Atlanta Workplace Illnesse

    Chemicals at Work Can Cause Atlanta Workplace Illnesse
    Employees in every industry face a variety of risks at work, from the potential to suffer a fall to the dangers of exposure to chemicals or toxins in the air.  The Occupational Safety And Health Administration sets workplace standards…
  • May 29

    Top Five Mistakes Workers Make After an Atlanta Work Injury

    Top Five Mistakes Workers Make After an Atlanta Work Injury
    Getting hurt at work can be a frightening experience.  While you may simply want to try to put the incident out of your mind, accidents on-the-job can cause serious injuries and have lasting health consequences. The steps that you take…
Rank this Week: 2580

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: 2707

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day
    As some of you may know my wife Megan has suffered from RSD/CRPS since August of 2012 after a surgery. We encountered doctors that do not understand this disease. We struggled to understand it ourselves. Luckily, we found some great…
  • Feb 18

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?
    Here is a quick reminder from Nashville car wreck and injury attorney Jonathan Williams of what to do if you are involved in an automobile accident. 1. Call the Police-Get an accident report from the police even if it seems minor. This can…
  • Feb 17

    Walk Like a Penguin

    Walk Like a Penguin
    The last thing you want to do on a snow day is talk to a Nashville injury attorney. We have all seen the news warning us not to drive and pictures and stories of car wrecks all over Middle Tennessee. Since you should not drive on ice,…
Rank this Week: 3709

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule
    On June 19, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its second opinion in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bush (posted on our blog August 23, 2014). The first time around the Court of Appeals addressed several issues. On appeal…
  • Apr 13

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
Rank this Week: 3986