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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 22

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed men. These shootings – days apart in different parts of the country – sparked widespread outrage and…
  • Jul 7

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice because of an archaic law. There was a recent lawsuit filed by a woman against a major coffee chain for injuries sustained when the lid came off of a coffee cup as it was being…
  • Jun 26

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast
    Jordan A. Ziegler, Senior Partner Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler recently appeared on RSI Help, a podcast which shares news and information about repetitive strain injury. We have discussed this topic on this blog several times. In addition to…
Rank this Week: 1544

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 22

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker
    Sexual orientation discrimination refers to harassment or different treatment based on someone’s perceived or actual gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or heterosexual orientation. Although many companies and certain states have specific policies…
  • Jul 19

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City
    Laird Hammons Laird is looking for people of all walks of life for two focus groups this August in Oklahoma City. Focus groups help our attorneys prepare for trial and give our clients the best representation possible. All backgrounds are…
  • May 27

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning
    Nine years ago, a high school driver was struck by a speeding ambulance at a dangerous intersection outside of Norman. The crash changed her life, and the attorneys at Laird Hammons Laird have fought for justice for their client ever since.…
Rank this Week: 4551

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: 4569

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4836

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?
    Any type of workplace can be a stressful environment, there’s no doubt about that. But what if the level of stress is abnormally high? What if a life-threatening injury is suffered on-the-job, or a worker gets assaulted by a supervisor…
  • Jul 20

    Is Your Job Killing You?

    Is Your Job Killing You?
    Some job risks are obvious. Construction workers in Massachusetts are at an increased risk for falls, and law enforcement professionals risk their lives every day. But desk jobs? Physical injuries aren’t the only risk associated with…
  • Jul 15

    Workplace Burn Injuries – What Industry Is The Most Dangerous?

    Workplace Burn Injuries – What Industry Is The Most Dangerous?
    The World Health Organization estimates that 265,000 deaths are caused by burns annually, mainly occurring in the home and workplace.  According to the American Burn Association, there were 486,000 burn injuries that required medical…
Rank this Week: 1231

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Missouri Injured at Work – ACL Tear

    Missouri Injured at Work – ACL Tear
    The knee joint is especially susceptible to workplace injury. An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a painful injury that often requires surgery to repair. Workers such as plumbers and carpet layers are exposed to knee injuries because…
  • Jul 19

    Missouri Injured at Work Attorney – Workplace Calcaneus Fracture

    Missouri Injured at Work Attorney – Workplace Calcaneus Fracture
    If you are finding it difficult to receive your work comp benefits, seek legal help from a Missouri injured at work lawyer. A work-related heel bone fracture, known as a calcaneus fracture, can be extremely serious and may result in…
  • Jul 18

    St. Louis Worker Compensation Law Firm – Stairway Accident

    St. Louis Worker Compensation Law Firm – Stairway Accident
    Workplace injuries can be serious enough to keep you from working and earning the wages you need to pay your bills. Falling down a staircase at your workplace can cause severe head and neck injuries. Slip and fall injuries…
Rank this Week: 4338

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error
    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some physicians and pharmacists are experiencing some confusion over the similarity of the names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medication. Although the FDA claims it is unaware…
  • Jul 15

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident
    A man died after being crushed under the weight of an overturned garbage truck and its concrete debris at Winnebago Landfill in Rockford, Illinois. Gonzalo Trevino Sr., 54, worked as a hauler for a garbage company. Investigators said Trevino…
  • Jul 8

    Illinois excavation company cited for endangering trench worker

    Illinois excavation company cited for endangering trench worker
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Elgin, Illinois, excavation company for allegedly failing to implement safety measures while employees were working in an underground trench. Kellenberger Plumbing &…
Rank this Week: 1278

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jul 22

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce
    Many trucking companies and their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are engaged in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT), is responsible for…
  • Jul 20

    10 Ways To Prevent Bike And Vehicle Accidents In Ohio

    10 Ways To Prevent Bike And Vehicle Accidents In Ohio
    Every year, the Ohio Department of Public Safety publishes reports on current traffic behaviors and accidents, including crash statistics between automobiles and bicycles. Some of the numbers instill the thought: what other…
  • Jul 1

    Whiplash. What is it and Do you have it?

    Whiplash. What is it and Do you have it?
    Automobile accidents lead to over 2 million injuries each year just in the US alone.  One of the most common of these injuries reported following an automobile accident is whiplash.     How Does Whiplash Occur? When you are…
Rank this Week: 1972

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 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
  • Jul 18

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise
    Aggressive and distracted driving have been contributing factors to an increase in the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to auto accidents in the City of Chicago. 46 pedestrians lost their lives in 2015 and many more were injured in…
  • Jul 15

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight
    While the popularity of electronic cigarettes (E-cigs) has been on the rise in the last few years, the industry is developing some explosive problems. The growing number of media reports in recent months involving cases of exploding…
Rank this Week: 4497

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ohio Individuals Cited After Violating Comp Rule

    Ohio Individuals Cited After Violating Comp Rule
    Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer recently announced that several individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers comp system in March. These…
  • Jul 21

    The Employers Secret to Workers Comp Defense: Attorney Ted Ronca Tribute

    The Employers Secret to Workers Comp Defense: Attorney Ted Ronca Tribute
    We recently learned some sad news that one of our long-time contributors to Workers’ Comp Roundup, Attorney Ted Ronca, has passed away due to health complications.  Ted was a wealth of knowledge in representing employers in…
  • Jul 21

    Cal/OSHA Cites Employer for Violating Stop-Work Order

    Cal/OSHA Cites Employer for Violating Stop-Work Order
    Cal/OSHA recently issued citations to DP Investments after the employer violated a stop-work order that was placed on scaffolding at a Santa Barbara construction site to prevent employees from being injured.   DP Investments was also…
Rank this Week: 175

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How to Find the Right Nursing Home for a Loved One

    How to Find the Right Nursing Home for a Loved One
    Putting your loved ones in nursing care is never easy. It’s a hard decision to make, and you want to be sure that the people in whose hands you’re leaving your elder relative are caring and qualified. Learn some tips to find the…
  • Jul 21

    Filing for Wrongful Death after a Fatal Accident Occur

    Filing for Wrongful Death after a Fatal Accident Occur
    Here is a look at filing for wrongful death in North Carolina and South Carolina, and how an attorney can help you with your claim.
  • Jul 20

    Authorities in North Carolina Crack Down on Driving Law

    Authorities in North Carolina Crack Down on Driving Law
    Learn about two increased efforts to make North Carolina roads safer: identifying drug-impaired drivers and making people “move over” for highway officers, among other driving laws.
Rank this Week: 4820

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 22

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?
    Leah M. Litman, Taking Care of Federal Law, 101 Va. L. Rev. 1289 (2015).Peter ShaneThe passing of Justice Antonin Scalia removes from the Supreme Court its most strident modern advocate of the “unitary executive”…
  • Jul 21

    Culture as Keystone

    Culture as Keystone
    Gwendolyn Gordon, Culture in Corporate Law or: A Black Corporation, a Christian Corporation, and a Māori Corporation Walk into a Bar ... , 39 Seattle U. L. Rev. 353 (2016).Marcia L. McCormickRecent Supreme Court decisions that embrace…
  • Jul 20

    You as a Brand: A Legal History

    You as a Brand: A Legal History
    Samantha Barbas, Laws of Image: Privacy and Publicity in America (2015).Lyrissa B. LidskyDr. Samantha Barbas’ book, Laws of Image: Privacy and Publicity in America, makes an original, important, and engaging contribution to the history…
Rank this Week: 267

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 22

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do
    If you have ever wondered why your company’s data is not as secure as it should be, take a look in the mirror. A study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian and released in May, found that the majority of data breaches were…
  • Jul 22

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Labor relations go back to the future. Mel Haas and John Weltin of our Macon Office have the rundown on the recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board in Miller & Anderson, Inc. In that case, the Board found that an…
  • Jul 21

    NC “bathroom bill” – the latest development

    NC “bathroom bill” – the latest development
    It’s been a while since I’ve written about H.B. 2, the North Carolina “bathroom bill,” and I need to get with it. Wrongful discharge claim based on discrimination is back. As we expected, on July 18, Gov. Pat…
Rank this Week: 431

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 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 3972

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jul 21

    DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint

    DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint
    The post DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Jun 22

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney
      Today, June 22, we celebrate the Feast Day of Thomas More. I start many days at the office with the Lawyer’s Prayer to Thomas More (see below).   This beautiful prayer written by the Center of Thomas More Studies always…
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
Rank this Week: 4402

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jul 21

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo
    Connecticut ya cuenta con una ley que prohíbe a  patronos indagar sobre arrestos, cargos criminales o convicciones en las solicitudes de empleo (excepto en situaciones muy limitadas). Esto luego de que el 1 de junio se…
  • Jul 21

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento
    Luego que saliera a relucir una acusación de hostigamiento sexual que negó, el Sr  Roger Ailes renuncia a su trabajo como jefe de Fox Television…. pero no se va con las manos vacías. Segun el NY Times, su…
  • Jul 17

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen
    En el caso García-Clara v AIG Insurance Company, 15-01784 CCC (D.P.R. Mar 29, 2016),  una  persona demandó a su patrono y una serie de ejecutivos de la empresa por discrimen por edad, despido injustificado y…
Rank this Week: 4903

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: 792

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: 2189

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 21

    Foot Drop

    Foot Drop
    Foot drop describes the inability of a person to lift his or her foot at the ankle due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. Foot drop can be caused by several things including: an injury to the spinal cord, an injury to…
  • Jul 21

    Port of Bellingham Ordered to Pay Injured Ferry Worker

    Port of Bellingham Ordered to Pay Injured Ferry Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Seattle Times staff reporter Mike Carter writes that the Port of Bellingham has been ordered to pay $16M in damages to an Alaska Ferries employee injured in 2012. The…
  • Jul 18

    Attack on Workers’ Rights Around the Country

    Attack on Workers’ Rights Around the Country
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. As this article correctly notes, “Beware the wolf in sheep’s clothing”!  Our work comp colleague in Pennsylvania are facing further…
Rank this Week: 2174

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: 4293

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4451

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo
    In Imamovic v. Milstead, a Texas appellate court considered a rear-ending case in which the jury awarded zero damages. The case arose when the 42-year-old plaintiff was working as a vehicle-for-hire inspector for a city, traveling around the…
  • Jul 15

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    In re CVR Energy, Inc. is a 2016 Texas wrongful death case in which the defendants tried to designate a former codefendant as a responsible third party. Two men, Billy Smith and Russell Mann, were killed in a refinery explosion while they…
  • Jul 13

    Jones Act Claims in Texa

    Jones Act Claims in Texa
    Seamen injured on the job are not entitled to file workers’ compensation claims. Under the federal Jones Act, they have the right to sue their employer for personal injury damages. The burden for proving that a defendant’s…
Rank this Week: 3366

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jul 21

    Workers’ Compensation Advocate David DePaolo Will be Missed

    Workers’ Compensation Advocate David DePaolo Will be Missed
    David DePaolo, founder of WorkCompCentral, recently passed away. He was one of the most authentic individuals in the workers’ compensation industry, who often advocated for the injured worker in his blog posts. Mr. DePaolo was an…
  • Jul 18

    Can I Collect Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits at the Same Time?

    Can I Collect Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits at the Same Time?
    In Nebraska, an injured worker who is laid off, fired or leaves a job for good cause can collect unemployment benefits and still receive Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) benefits and Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) benefits from the…
  • Jul 14

    Nebraska Employers Should Be Required to Post Information about Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Nebraska Employers Should Be Required to Post Information about Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    The federal government requires that employers post summaries of rights under laws like the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) and anti-discrimination laws like Title VII at their worksites. Most…
Rank this Week: 1511

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 21

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?
    When workers believe their employer cares about safety, this can make a big impact in how employees treat all workplace safety issues that arise. Companies that hire staff have an obligation to create a culture of safety in order to help save…
  • Jul 14

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?
    Workplace fatalities and serious injuries are far too common. Often, company owners or executives are the ones who make choices which result in workers getting hurt or losing their lives. It is the employees who are on the worksites every day…
  • Jul 7

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?
    Working a dangerous job increases the chances of dying while performing work duties. Year-after-year, data shows people in certain sectors are more likely to be killed on-the-job. While a death can happen anywhere while performing work…
Rank this Week: 4838

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jul 21

    WCRI Studies Compare Outcomes of Injured Workers Across 15 State

    WCRI Studies Compare Outcomes of Injured Workers Across 15 State
    Today’s post was shared by WC CompNewsNetwork and comes from www.workerscompensation.com Cambridge, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – New studies published today by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) compare outcomes…
  • Jul 18

    FDA approves first implant to treat opioid addiction

    FDA approves first implant to treat opioid addiction
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.businessinsurance.com (Reuters) — The first-ever implant to fight addiction to opioids, a class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers and heroin, was…
  • Jul 14

    Trumponomics: Impact on Injured Workers and the Middle Cla

    Trumponomics: Impact on Injured Workers and the Middle Cla
    Paul Krugman’s July 4 New York Times Op-Ed column, “Trump, Trade and Workers”, picked apart the economic plans posed by Donald Trump in a campaign speech the prior week.  Mr. Krugman examined “the general thrust…
Rank this Week: 2323

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 21

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I just returned from New Orleans where I made a presentation to about 150 workers’ compensation lawyers (both for workers and for employers) on…
  • Jul 18

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Vibration White Finger (VWF) or “Dead Finger,” now known as Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), is a chronic, progressive disorder caused by…
  • Jul 14

    Job Stress Linked To: Weight Gain, Hypertension & Hormone Imbalance

    Job Stress Linked To: Weight Gain, Hypertension & Hormone Imbalance
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s NIOSH Research Rounds – Volume 1, Issue 10, April 2016, is the link where the article featured…
Rank this Week: 962

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 20

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?
    Boat accidents in Miami and other coastal areas of Southern Florida can be frightening. Whether your boating collision took place aboard a chartered boat or your own private craft, there are a few steps you’ll want to take to protect…
  • Jul 15

    Suing for Nursing Home Negligence in Homestead

    Suing for Nursing Home Negligence in Homestead
    Nursing home abuse and negligence cases in Homestead and southern Florida are usually filed when an elderly loved one in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or any care facility has suffered negligence or abuse. This can include severe…
  • Jun 30

    This Independence Day, Avoid Fireworks-Related Injury

    This Independence Day, Avoid Fireworks-Related Injury
    Each Independence Day, fireworks injuries are a serious concern for doctors and emergency rooms. Each year, people are several injured or even killed due to improper use of fireworks. Unfortunately, children and minors are more likely to be…
Rank this Week: 987

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 4682

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: 4743

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    David DePaolo A devote fan of life

    David DePaolo A devote fan of life
    Lunch with (R) David DePaolaMalibu Seafood, May 2016 Many years ago I met a wonderful and passionate fellow on the Internet, David DePaolo. He just popped up in an e-mail one morning and he wrote that we should meet in Florida of all places.…
  • Jul 19

    FL-Stahl : SCOTUS Petitioned for Certiorari - A Constitutional Challenge to the Workers' Compensation System

    FL-Stahl : SCOTUS Petitioned for Certiorari - A Constitutional Challenge to the Workers' Compensation System
    The United States Supreme Court was petitioned in the matter of Stahl v Hialeah raising constitutional issues in the present workers' compensation system in Florida. The Florida program mirrors trending aspects of other state programs that…
  • Jul 9

    NJ: New Administrative Supervisory Judge Appointment and Assignment

    NJ: New Administrative Supervisory Judge Appointment and Assignment
    Hon. Russell Wojtenko, Jr. Director and Chief Judge of Compensation has issued the following Memo on July 7, 2016:"I am happy to announce, with the approval and consent of Harold Wirths, Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development,…
Rank this Week: 332

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?
    All Massachusetts weekly workers’ compensation benefits are based off of the average weekly wage of the injured worker. How Is Average Weekly Wage Figured? The calculation of average weekly wage is always based upon the employee’s…
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
Rank this Week: 4733

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 250

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related
    The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides medical and indemnity benefits to individuals who suffer work-related injuries. Since workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, it covers many injuries that would not be…
  • Jul 11

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Some anthropologists believe that the structure of the human hand (including the wrist) is one of the keys to our species’ amazing success on planet Earth. While other primates possess opposable thumbs, only human beings can bring our…
  • Jul 11

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Some anthropologists believe that the structure of the human hand (including the wrist) is one of the keys to our species’ amazing success on planet Earth. While other primates possess opposable thumbs, only human beings can bring our…
Rank this Week: 4593

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1469

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4661

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama
    I’ve written on several occasions about Alabama’s unique wrongful death law. Wrongful death claims in Alabama are very different. Chief among the issues that make Alabama wrongful death law different — only punitive damages…
  • Jul 11

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident
    At the Blackwell Law Firm, we talk with many people who have been hurt at work. Some types of accidents occur much more frequently than others. A recent study by Travelers Insurance indicated the most frequent causes of workplace injuries.…
  • Jul 8

    Prominent Research Group Calls Invokana A Dangerous Gamble

    Prominent Research Group Calls Invokana A Dangerous Gamble
    Our office has closely followed developments with the diabetes drug Invokana. Invokana is in a class of drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. This is a relatively new class of drugs also including Farxiga,…
Rank this Week: 4831

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 16

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority
    For companies that are serious about preventing Atlanta work injuries, a culture of safety begins at the top and is pervasive throughout the entire organization. Unfortunately, far too many employers are not taking the right steps to make…
  • Jul 15

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?
    It should come as no surprise that working in certain jobs is much more dangerous than working in other professions. There are some industries where you are working with tools equipment, and machinery and are out in the field all day doing…
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
Rank this Week: 4788

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 15

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche
    Georgia used to be one of 16 states that had enacted some sort of exemption to workers’ compensation coverage for farm or agricultural laborers. Now, it’s one of just 15 states, after the New Mexico Supreme Court handed down a…
  • Jul 9

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion
    Georgia work injuries were reported following an explosion at a Newnan aluminum company. So powerful was the blast, witnesses say, it rocked buildings up to a mile away in this suburb some 35 miles south of Atlanta.  Five workers were…
  • Jun 30

    Report: Opioid Prescriptions in GA Workers’ Comp Cases Down Almost 20 Percent

    Report: Opioid Prescriptions in GA Workers’ Comp Cases Down Almost 20 Percent
    Opioid prescriptions in Georgia workers’ compensation cases are down nearly 20 percent, according to a study released recently by the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute.  Study authors credit the reduction with changes…
Rank this Week: 2618

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 14

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio
    If an accident or illness leaves you or one of your dependents unable to work, you have many options for claiming disability benefits from government agencies and private insurers. The Columbus, Ohio, disability lawyers with Agee Clymer…
  • Jun 24

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect
    Abuse and neglect take many forms, but the types that the personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman deal with most often involve nursing home patients and long-term care facility residents. The…
  • May 10

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney
    You probably already know you should receive advice from an Ohio personal injury lawyer before dealing with any insurance company other than your own. But which one? Columbus, in particular, offers hundreds of options for victims in personal…
Rank this Week: 4436

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 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 1411

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3988

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Jul 12

    Trip and fall victim given her day in Court

    Trip and fall victim given her day in Court
    A plaintiff who was injured in a trip and fall incident has convinced the Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse the trial court’s grant of the defendant’s motion for summary judgment which would have spelled an end to her case.…
  • May 17

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced
    The major news outlets have reported that a likely cause of a deadly AMTRAK derailment was operator inattentiveness, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. There is evidence that the train operator was having a discussion…
  • May 16

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed
    In a recent case, the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a trial court made an error when it denied a plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions based on the destruction of evidence relevant to the case at hand.…
Rank this Week: 4738

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/
  • Jul 8

    NYPD DISQUALIFICATION ELIGIBLE LIST EXPIRATION CALL DCAS HELPLINE 212-669-1357

    NYPD DISQUALIFICATION ELIGIBLE LIST EXPIRATION CALL DCAS HELPLINE 212-669-1357
    NYPD Disqualification If you are in the hiring process for a New York City Civil Service job and would like to find out when your eligible list expires: Dial 212-669-1357 Press 2 Enter your social security number The DCAS help line will tell…
  • Apr 25

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure
    Petitioner was a teacher of catering who resigned to take a chef’s position. Petitioner returned to a different school and was given a “U” rating and terminated. Petitioner filed an Article 78 petition without filing a…
  • Apr 25

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window
    NYPD Disqualification Often younger people most often men accumulate summones or moving violations for “loud exhaust” or “tinted windows”. These violations accumulate over time and may grow to 5, 10, 15 or even 20…
Rank this Week: 785

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/
  • Jul 5

    Turley Hansen 9/11 Attorney Interviewed by WorkCompCentral for Zadroga Act Cancer Article

    Turley Hansen 9/11 Attorney Interviewed by WorkCompCentral for Zadroga Act Cancer Article
    Turley Hansen & Partners has represented more than 1000 first responders, volunteers or residents of lower Manhattan before the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. To date, they have collected over $60 million in cash awards for their clients.…
  • Jun 10

    9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week

    9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week
    Important: Remember that you must "Register" with the Victim Compensation Fund within certain deadlines depending on your 9/11 related diagnosis. Unfortunately, every day we are hearing from more 9/11 responders and downtown Manhattan…
  • May 27

    Important New WTC Status Report from 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    Important New WTC Status Report from 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
    9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Special Master Sheila Birnbaum issued an important new report this week on the status of claims processing for first responders and other victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. See the key…
Rank this Week: 714

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 5

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate When entering into a residential lease agreement with a landlord, it is important that a tenant knows their rights. While a majority of landlords are responsive to the needs of their tenants, there are…
  • Jun 13

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Alexandre| Associate If you are considering signing a lease agreement for the installation of solar panels from a solar company, BEWARE of the financial risks attached when it comes to selling or borrowing against…
  • May 31

    Lien Creditors Ability to Oppose or Object to a Debtor’s Motion to Avoid Judicial Lien Despite Not Previously Objecting to a Debtor’s Claim Exemption

    Lien Creditors Ability to Oppose or Object to a Debtor’s Motion to Avoid Judicial Lien Despite Not Previously Objecting to a Debtor’s Claim Exemption
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote | Partner When debtors file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions, many lien creditors don’t pay attention to the filing, despite receiving notice, until such time as the creditor’s liens are…
Rank this Week: 3595