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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: 279

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: 247

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/
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
  • Jul 6

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle
    Our team of uterine cancer lawyers report on a settlement recently reached between a power morcellator manufacturer and a man whose wife died from uterine cancer. The woman died less than one year after undergoing a hysterectomy using a power…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 301

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 31

    Untangling the Relationship between Rights, Federal Power, and Inequality: The Legal Legacy of Reconstruction

    Untangling the Relationship between Rights, Federal Power, and Inequality: The Legal Legacy of Reconstruction
    Laura Edwards, A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (2015).Karen Tani“Black lives matter.” When spoken in law schools, these words have had a particular subtext. They expressed outrage at…
  • Jul 29

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort
    Nicky Priaulx, Injuries That Matter: Manufacturing Damage in Negligence, available at BePress.Martha ChamallasOf the five basic elements of the negligence cause of action (duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, damage), the concept of…
  • Jul 28

    Who Should be Invited to the Tax Dinner?: Another Perspective on the Role of Tax Professional

    Who Should be Invited to the Tax Dinner?: Another Perspective on the Role of Tax Professional
    Gillian Brock & Hamish Russell, Abusive Tax Avoidance and Institutional Corruption: The Responsibilities of Tax Professionals, 56 Edmond J. Safra Working Paper, available at SSRN.Diane RingAs I began reading Gillian Brock and…
Rank this Week: 399

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

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

    The Plot Thickens As Uber Turns to Leasing Vehicle

    The Plot Thickens As Uber Turns to Leasing Vehicle
    Uber is about to change "the rules" yet again by now leasing vehicles to its drivers. While there is great uncertainty of how "employment status" will be interpreted going forward in the new sharing economy, one thing is for certain, the…
  • Jul 28

    Reshaping Workers’ Compensation for the Sharing Economy

    Reshaping Workers’ Compensation for the Sharing Economy
    The most dramatic factor in re-shaping the future of workers’ compensation is that we are have a sharing economy,  Quietly, over the decades, “work” has been influenced dramatically by the Millennial Generation. As the…
  • Jul 28

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105M Fine - Violations Safety Act

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105M Fine - Violations Safety Act
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has acknowledged violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act’s requirements to repair vehicles with safety defects and will submit to rigorous…
Rank this Week: 499

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

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

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

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

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

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

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

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 449

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 31

    Is it “disparaging” to say “Karma is a bi**h”?

    Is it “disparaging” to say “Karma is a bi**h”?
    Riddle me this: Employee sues her boss for sexual harassment. Case settles for $127,500, and she has to agree to confidentiality and non-disparagement. About nine years later, boss becomes an internet pariah for allegedly poaching a…
  • Jul 31

    Six things about the ADA that even an employer can love.

    Six things about the ADA that even an employer can love.
    Dear Americans with Disabilities Act, How time flies — you’re already 25 years old! I have seen many lovely tributes to you this week, and a couple of my favorites are here and here. I hope you don’t mind one more from…
  • Jul 31

    How much, er, discovery is allowed in a transgender lawsuit?

    How much, er, discovery is allowed in a transgender lawsuit?
    Well, this should be interesting. As I’ve reported before, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a funeral home chain in the Detroit area for terminating Aimee Stephens, a transgendered woman, because she failed to…
Rank this Week: 602

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 31

    Oregon Officials Zero-in on Heat and Workplace Safety

    Oregon Officials Zero-in on Heat and Workplace Safety
    With summertime just around the corner, authorities in Oregon do not want employers taking those employees who must work outdoors for granted.   Landscaping, construction, and agriculture are all labor-intensive activities that can…
  • Jul 30

    Ohio BWC Notes 11 Comp Fraud Case

    Ohio BWC Notes 11 Comp Fraud Case
    Authorities in the Buckeye State don’t take kindly to workers compensation fraud.   Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO SteveBuehrer announced recently that 11 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded…
  • Jul 29

    Texas Mutual Recognizes Workplace Safety

    Texas Mutual Recognizes Workplace Safety
    Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently reported that its board of directors voted unanimously to approve a company-record $225 million dividend distribution in 2015. Qualifying policyholder owners across Texas will share the dividend, which…
Rank this Week: 509

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 558

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/
  • Jul 29

    Sweeney Wants Federal Loan Program To Rescue Public Worker Pension

    Sweeney Wants Federal Loan Program To Rescue Public Worker Pension
    As reported by NJ.com, State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said the answer to New Jersey’s rising public employee pension debt lies in creating a trillion dollar federal loan program that will help states avoid insolvency, spare…
  • Jul 28

    NJ Pledges Millions To Equip Officers With Body Cam

    NJ Pledges Millions To Equip Officers With Body Cam
    As reported by NJ.com, New Jersey has pledged $4 million to equip every New Jersey State Trooper and thousands more local police officers with body cameras as demand for the technology rises in the wake of several high-profile…
  • Jul 15

    Crivelli & Barbati, L.L.C. Files Suit Against the State of NJ for Christie’s Refusal To Pay Step Increment

    Crivelli & Barbati, L.L.C. Files Suit Against the State of NJ for Christie’s Refusal To Pay Step Increment
    As reported in NJ.Com as well as NJSpotlight, the State of New Jersey recently told thousands of union members whose contracts expired June 30, 2015, that they won’t be receiving annual incremental pay increases while there’s…
Rank this Week: 668

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/
  • Jul 22

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case
    Earlier this month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case that discussed the presumption of negligence that arises when one driver rear-ends another driver in the context of a personal injury suit. In the case of Lopez v. United…
  • Jul 15

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle
    Earlier this week in Cambridge, Maryland, several people were injured when a pick-up truck towing two jet skis caused an accident involving roughly 20 other vehicles. According to one local news source, the accident took place on a…
  • Jul 8

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete
    Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women and is a totally separate form of diabetes than the other two types, commonly referred to as Type I or Type II. It is estimated that around 18 percent of women will…
Rank this Week: 507

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 7

    Massachusetts Considers Whether to Keep Non-Competes - NJ Should Follow Suit

    Massachusetts Considers Whether to Keep Non-Competes - NJ Should Follow Suit
    Massachusetts is thinking about non-compete agreements, per this post from Employment Matters. Whether non-competes should be permitted at all, or whether their scope should be cut back, is an emerging policy issue.  In Massachusetts the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 582

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

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

    OSHA Calling For Reform For Benefits To Temporary Employee

    OSHA Calling For Reform For Benefits To Temporary Employee
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is calling for a reform that would provide temporary employees with the same benefits and training that permanent employees hold within a company. An agency that provides temporary…
  • Jul 30

    Heat Stroke and Heat Related Injuries Caused By Working Outdoor

    Heat Stroke and Heat Related Injuries Caused By Working Outdoor
    Water, rest, shade; three simple words that hold a lot of meaning if you are out working in the hot sun all day. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (otherwise known as OSHA) as well as the Centers for Disease Control and…
  • Jul 28

    The Dangers of Workplace Burn Injuries in Massachusett

    The Dangers of Workplace Burn Injuries in Massachusett
    Work-related burns are responsible for up to 25% of all burns requiring medical attention in the United States. Burns can occur in any type of job, but the most commonly reported occupations are kitchen workers, welders, laboratory employees,…
Rank this Week: 908

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Trench Collapse Work Injury Results in $424K OSHA Fine

    Trench Collapse Work Injury Results in $424K OSHA Fine
    A construction company has been ordered by federal regulators to pay nearly $425,000 in penalties for six egregious violations of workplace safety leading to the near-death of a worker who was buried in an eight-foot trench. The collapse…
  • Jul 27

    Jarrett v. Dillard - Employer President Personally Liable for Workers' Comp Payment

    Jarrett v. Dillard - Employer President Personally Liable for Workers' Comp Payment
    In North Carolina, any company with more than three employees is required to carry workers' compensation insurance. There are a few exceptions in which smaller companies may required to do so, and some others in which larger companies may be…
  • Jul 25

    D & D Tire v. Ouellette - Workers' Comp Immunity for Contractor Negligence

    D & D Tire v. Ouellette - Workers' Comp Immunity for Contractor Negligence
    If you are injured at work as a result of negligence from a co-worker, that co-worker would be protected from a personal injury lawsuit per the exclusive remedy provisions of South Carolina workers' compensation law. This is the provision…
Rank this Week: 1016

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    You’re Child’s Sweater Is Cute But Is It A Safety Hazard?

    You’re Child’s Sweater Is Cute But Is It A Safety Hazard?
    We always want to keep our children safe, unfortunately, some of the products we buy for them can become a safety hazard without out our knowing. This is why the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) keeps an ongoing list of any item…
  • Jul 27

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!
    On April 30, 2015 the 11th Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County held that State Farm’s policy failed to clearly elect the use of the multiple procedure payment reduction rule. The Honorable Judge Linda Singer Stein opined that…
  • Jul 23

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident
    Car accidents can happen in a moment’s notice even to the best drivers. The moment’s right after an accident can be scary and hectic but, there are important things to remember.  Below is a short list of things you should…
Rank this Week: 1013

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 29

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?
    If you are having surgery or certain types of medical procedures, an anesthesiologist will be an important part of your medical team. The anesthesiologist is responsible for ensuring that the patient enters a medical state known as…
  • Jul 24

    Hip Implant Injurie

    Hip Implant Injurie
    Hip joint damage can happen to people of all ages, but often affects those who are middle aged or elderly. When this type of damage happens, patients may experience pain and decreased mobility. Some are given medication or walking aids to…
  • Jul 22

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie
    Have you suffered a disability or serious illness on the job in Miami, Hollywood, or your Florida community? You may be covered by benefit programs that are designed to help you. One of the most common sources of benefits in this type of…
Rank this Week: 1090

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/
  • Jul 29

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth
    The first question clients always ask their attorney when filing a personal injury lawsuit is “How much is my case worth?” Legally, the answer involves the definition of “damages,” or the total amount the injury has…
  • Jul 22

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?
    If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, you might not know what to do or where to turn next. At the same time that you are trying to recover from your injuries, you are struggling to … Continued The post You Were a…
  • Jul 15

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?
    A 2012 document published by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reveals that over 460,000 traffic accidents happened in Florida, an average of 765 vehicle accidents each day. Compounding this dismal fact is more data…
Rank this Week: 1384

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1336

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/
  • Jul 27

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case
    When Melissa, a 40 year-old grocery shopper, decided to use the store restroom, she ignored the “Caution: Wet Floor” sign blocking the entrance and went running down the freshly mopped hallway. When she slipped and broke her leg,…
  • Jul 22

    Oklahoma Adoption Law

    Oklahoma Adoption Law
    Adopting a child can be a rewarding and joyful event. A celebration is often in order at the end of what can be a grueling and overwhelming process. There are myriad laws that must be followed which are actually designed to be sure that when…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1411

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: 844

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: 1312

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: 1291

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?

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

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
Rank this Week: 947

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/
  • Apr 27

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed
    In a lawsuit brought by the New York community service Society for petitioner, KM, Judge Moulton of the New York County Supreme Court Held That BOTH the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the New York City Civil Service…
  • Mar 5

    TLC Article 78 case

    TLC Article 78 case
    Petitioner taxicab driver was found to have overcharged passengers on three occasions. Nonetheless he was only adjudicated once as having done so. The Appellate Division, first Department found that the driver had failed to exhaust his…
  • Dec 6

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
Rank this Week: 860

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

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

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

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

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

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

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

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 997

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

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

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
  • Nov 14

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?
    Automobiles today are the safest and easiest to drive they have ever been, with traffic fatalities in the U.S. dropping every year. This is great news, but trucks are still being found to be less safe than cars. Trucks (including SUVs)…
Rank this Week: 1419

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: 1099

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 31

    3 Things That Could Cost You Your Workers Compensation Benefit

    3 Things That Could Cost You Your Workers Compensation Benefit
    As an injured Missouri worker, it is important to avoid doing anything that would cost you your workers compensation benefits.   After being injured on the job and filing for workers compensation, you may feel that once you start receive…
  • Jul 31

    Disability Benefits Under the Missouri Workers Compensation System

    Disability Benefits Under the Missouri Workers Compensation System
    Workers injured at their workplace are entitled to disability benefits under the Missouri workers compensation system. Permanent partial disability means that the worker’s injury affects his ability to do certain work or jobs but he/she…
  • Jul 30

    Missouri Workers Compensation for Conveyor Belt Injurie

    Missouri Workers Compensation for Conveyor Belt Injurie
    If the employer fails to provide a safe working environment to the workers, they may be required to pay compensation to the worker in addition to the workers compensation benefits. Conveyor belts are an indispensable part of any manufacturing…
Rank this Week: 1550

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: 3513

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 31

    OSHA Aims to Get State Prosecutors to Help Protect Atlanta Worker Safety

    OSHA Aims to Get State Prosecutors to Help Protect Atlanta Worker Safety
    A workplace fatality triggers an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which can result in the company facing OSHA fines.  These fines, unfortunately, may not be a sufficient deterrent. Some employers…
  • Jul 24

    Healthcare Industry Presents Unique Dangers for Atlanta Worker

    Healthcare Industry Presents Unique Dangers for Atlanta Worker
    When most people think of dangerous jobs, they think of construction or manufacturing. In fact, one of the professions with the highest rate of overall work injuries is the healthcare field. Nursing home workers, nurses, nursing aids, and…
  • Jul 17

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Death Benefits When Injury Treatment Leads to Workplace Fatalitie

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Death Benefits When Injury Treatment Leads to Workplace Fatalitie
    When a worker is killed while performing his work tasks, there is no question that Georgia law allows eligible surviving family members to receive workers’ compensation death benefits.  In some cases, however, the work injury is…
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DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Angry At The System

    Angry At The System
    An interesting observation was made by David Hanscom, MD, in the WorkCompCentral webinar on Tuesday, "We're Beating Back Opioids - Now What?".Dr. Hanscom is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical correction complex…
  • Jul 30

    Engaging Engagement

    Engaging Engagement
    When I visited Mom the other day she was asleep in a chair in the residence living room area. One hearing aid was in, the other was missing. The safety cord that connects the two (so they don't get separated) was broken where the missing aid…
  • Jul 29

    Illinois Light on Fraud

    Illinois Light on Fraud
    Illinois has been criticized in the past for a lax attitude towards workers' compensation fraud.Back in 2013 the Illinois Department of Insurance's Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit referred 18 workers' compensation fraud cases to prosecutors…
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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: 1491

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.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/
  • Jul 30

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability
    If a worker in Georgia is injured on the job and cannot work for more than seven days, he or she is likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But there are several different kinds of benefits, which depend not only on the…
  • Jul 27

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party
    Many employers host various “non-work” social gatherings, whether for charity or customer/employee relations or holidays. If an employee suffers injury or illness at one of these functions, the question of workers’…
  • Jul 15

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment
    Many people drive to and from work, but some are required to drive in the course and scope of employment. Generally, those who drive during the work day for work purposes may be covered by workers’ compensation in the event of a serious…
Rank this Week: 4734

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

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

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

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

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

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?

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

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

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
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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/
  • Jul 30

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

    Texas Trench Collapse Results in $400k OSHA Fine and 16 Safety Violation
    On July 22, 2015, Hassell Construction Co. was cited by OSHA for 16 safety violations (including 6 egregious willful violations) and given a whopping $423,900 fine. Hassell Construction Co. is a construction company based in Richmond, Texas…
  • Jul 16

    Join the conversation: What does it mean to grow old in America

    Join the conversation: What does it mean to grow old in America
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Editor’s Note: This has been cross-posted from the AOL blog. You can view the original here. America is aging — as a country. As of last year about…
  • Jul 13

    Unpaid Intern or Employee?

    Unpaid Intern or Employee?
    In New York, after prevailing in trial court, unpaid interns for Fox Entertainment Group were able to receive class credit and minimum wage for their work on the set of the film “Black Swan.” Their win made the Second Circuit…
Rank this Week: 3138

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jul 30

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I was horrified when I recently read about a worker for a tuna company who was killed when he was cooked to death at the…
  • Jul 30

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

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were on the job. The Washington State Attorney General’s office has…
  • Jul 27

    NYT Report: Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee, Then the News Media

    NYT Report: Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee, Then the News Media
    Most people don’t remember her name, but we regularly hear reference to the injury event, even after 20+ years.  This report from the New York Times shatters the myth of a “windfall” settlement. WATCH THE VIDEO –…
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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 30

    Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?

    Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?
    Fourth of July celebrations rarely occur without fireworks. However, the majority of those lighting fireworks for part of the celebration do not use basic safety precautions while doing so, which can lead to serious injury. According to the…
  • Jul 27

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ
    Summertime means longer days and more time outdoors to spend with family and friends. It is also BBQ season, which means more homeowners will be firing up their gas, propane, and charcoal grills. Unfortunately, grilling season is also one of…
  • Jul 23

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim
    When a patient is injured due to the negligence of their physician or another healthcare professional, they may seek out an attorney to file a medical malpractice claim. An attorney will conduct a case evaluation to assess the validity of the…
Rank this Week: 2770

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 1973

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1867

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 28

    Truck Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie

    Truck Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie
    Truck accidents often can result in serious or even fatal injuries. An example of such an accident is one that many people read about last summer: the accident where a Wal-Mart truck and a limo van collided. The accident severely injured…
  • Jul 20

    What Should You Do If You’ve Been Injured At a Grocery Store?

    What Should You Do If You’ve Been Injured At a Grocery Store?
    Grocery stores and other large retailers generally have plans, policies and procedures designed to keep their customers safe. Unfortunately, far too often store employees either do not know or do not follow corporate safety policies. This is…
  • Jul 17

    Stark & Stark Attorney, Bruce H. Stern, Announced as Treasurer for the American Association for Justice

    Stark & Stark Attorney, Bruce H. Stern, Announced as Treasurer for the American Association for Justice
    Bruce H. Stern, Shareholder attorney at Stark & Stark, was recently sworn in as the Treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Bruce has been a member of the AAJ since 2004, and continues to serve on several of their…
Rank this Week: 3795

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    The Facts About Workers’ Compensation and Mesothelioma

    The Facts About Workers’ Compensation and Mesothelioma
    Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer that commonly develops in the lungs after a person has been exposed to asbestos. While there are effective treatments to ease the symptoms, most mesothelioma diagnoses are dire. Sadly, this form of…
  • Jul 22

    Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome may be caused by repetitive stress injuries a person encounter while on the job. As more jobs focus on employees sitting at desks and using a keyboard and a mouse, repetitive stress injury diagnoses have seen a ……
  • Jul 14

    Most Common Slip and Fall Accident

    Most Common Slip and Fall Accident
    With certain limitations, individuals who suffer injuries due to safety hazards on other people’s property are entitled to compensation for their medical bills and other losses. Owners and renters of property have duties to maintain…
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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 27

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working
    You’ve probably felt a sense of frustration if you ever purchased a device that suddenly failed to work and demanded a prompt refund or exchange from the manufacturer. You may be able to forgive the manufacturer if the device is an IPod…
  • Jul 26

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall
    It is normal to expect the FDA to step in whenever a product or treatment is known to cause harm to patients by mandating a recall of the defective or harmful products but this has not been the case after it was discovered that thousands of…
  • Jul 24

    Off Label Use of Drug

    Off Label Use of Drug
    Off label drugs are medications that are prescribed by doctors for purposes other than what they were originally intended or received approval for. The practice of prescribing off label medications is far more wide spread and common than most…
Rank this Week: 1615

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 27

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
    Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may be a source of fun and entertainment, accidents can happen at any…
  • Jul 13

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett
    William Rosa | Partner A homestead is an essential part of any financial planning and protection package that any individual, irrespective of their circumstances, should take advantage of. A homestead is a statutory creation which provides…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2450

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 27

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brian M. Wright, from Causey Law Firm. Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home…
  • Jul 23

    Wage Disparity and Workers’ Compensation

    Wage Disparity and Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. When I began representing injured workers at a labor law firm in the 1970s, over one-third of the workforce was unionized. Almost all the workers I represented…
  • Jul 20

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Roger Moore, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. It’s not uncommon in the workers’ compensation arena that we hear allegations of malingering or workers being hurt on purpose to reap the…
Rank this Week: 3171