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Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 25

    Pain and Suffering in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case?

    Pain and Suffering in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case?
    In my Virginia Workers' Compensation practice injured workers often ask "Why cannot I get pain and suffering and compensation for loss of quality of life due to the painful injury I suffered on the job?" The workers also say "After all it all…
  • Oct 21

    How to Handle the Insurance Company's Job Placement Worker in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case

    How to Handle the Insurance Company's Job Placement Worker in a Virginia Workers' Compensation Case
    In Virginia, the insurer will press the doctor to release "the injured worker" to light duty work soon after an accident at work. If the doctor agrees, the insurance company will assign a job placement worker (vocational consultant) to the…
  • Oct 16

    Bad Performance at Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Functional Capacity Examination (FCE)

    Bad Performance at Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Functional Capacity Examination (FCE)
    The doctor declares the claimant to be at maximum medical improvement (MMI) for his or her work place injury. What happens next?Well in Virginia the doctor often does not set permanent work restrictions. Rather, the doctor refers the worker…
Rank this Week: 4379

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Oct 25

    Lawyer Charged in Sex Tourism Case

    Lawyer Charged in Sex Tourism Case
    An Oklahoma City attorney accused of travelling to Peru to engage in sex with underaged girls was formally charged this week after a year-long investigation. Just over a year ago, Michael Dean Billings, 59, and Ada bail…
  • Oct 20

    College Student Charged with Murder of Parents, Sister

    College Student Charged with Murder of Parents, Sister
    A housekeeper reporting for work at the home of a prominent Duncan family made a grisly discovery–the bodies of the three family members who lived there. John Hruby, 50; his wife Joy “Tinker” Hruby; and their daughter,…
  • Oct 16

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing
    Criticizing sex offender laws as too severe is not a popular stance. Most people tend to lump all “sex offenders” in the same category as violent child predators, and they feel like the only acceptable reform of sex offender laws…
Rank this Week: 3189

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 25

    The Working Nation

    The Working Nation
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com During the Cold War era, Western economies delivered broad and growing prosperity for the middle class. This nurtured a general faith in political institutions and…
  • Oct 25

    Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

    Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from news.yahoo.com NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of…
  • Oct 25

    Cuomo and Christie Order Strict Ebola Quarantine

    Cuomo and Christie Order Strict Ebola Quarantine
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com The governors of New York and New Jersey on Friday ordered quarantines for all people entering the country through two area airports if they had direct contact with…
Rank this Week: 346

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    Choosing a Hartford, Connecticut Worker's Comp Lawyer

    Choosing a Hartford, Connecticut Worker's Comp Lawyer
    Connecticut work injury lawyers and paralegals at The Law Offices of James F. Aspell, P.C. have resolved thousands of work injury and on the job death claims in Connecticut. In fact, more than half of our personal injury law cases come from…
  • Oct 22

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation Benefit

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation Benefit
    Employees who are injured on the job in Connecticut may pursue benefits through the state's workers' compensation system. The Workers' Compensation Act states that all employees are covered, regardless of full- or part-time status, from the…
  • Oct 22

    Physician heal thyself

    Physician heal thyself
    There is an epidemic of Connecticut orthopedists, primarily back guys, who do not wish to get involved in helping injured Connecticut workers if their injury is over a year old. I'm sorry. Did they tell you there was a one year limitation…
Rank this Week: 1710

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    OSHA Fines MA FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. for Guarding Machine Hazard

    OSHA Fines MA FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. for Guarding Machine Hazard
    The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration fined FedEx Ground Packaging System, Inc. upon finding an unguarded conveyor belt at the company’s Wilmington, MA shipping distribution center.…
  • Sep 28

    MA Electrical Company Cited By U.S. Department of Labor After Deaths of 2 Worker

    MA Electrical Company Cited By U.S. Department of Labor After Deaths of 2 Worker
    Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corporation was cited by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) last week, following the deaths of two of workers in April. According to reports by OSHA…
  • Sep 26

    Cape Cod MA Crane Accident Deaths Were Preventable

    Cape Cod MA Crane Accident Deaths Were Preventable
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says that the Bourne, Massachusetts crane accident deaths of two works last April could have been prevented if only the proper working conditions and procedures were followed. Joseph L. Boyd…
Rank this Week: 1223

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    DaVita Employee's Whistleblower Suit Ends in $389 Million Settlement

    DaVita Employee's Whistleblower Suit Ends in $389 Million Settlement
    A whistleblower lawsuit filed against DaVita HealthCare Partners recently concluded in a $389 million settlement. The kidney dialysis company agreed to settle investigations into transactions it made with doctors over the last ten years.…
  • Oct 22

    Lawsuit Accuses Hip Implant Maker of Putting Sales Before Safety

    Lawsuit Accuses Hip Implant Maker of Putting Sales Before Safety
    Patients implanted with metal-on-metal hip implants are suffering serious health consequences from the devices and accusing manufacturers of putting marketing before patient safety. Thousands of patients have filed lawsuits against these…
  • Oct 15

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change
    Companies that manufacture medical devices used to have to report any changes they made to the devices to the FDA. On Tuesday, the FDA announced that it would no longer make companies report this information, except when they apply to recalls…
Rank this Week: 636

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/
  • Oct 24

    Does Your Home Have a Disaster Plan?

    Does Your Home Have a Disaster Plan?
    Few people are prepared for an emergency. Whether it’s a car accident in Homestead or your community or a hurricane or power outage, the unexpected can strike at any time. When it does, you want to have the tools and resources you need…
  • Oct 22

    Teaching Your Child to Avoid School Bus Accident

    Teaching Your Child to Avoid School Bus Accident
    School bus accidents in Homestead and Florida are thankfully not very common. School bus drivers are trained to transport children safely and passenger car drivers are taught to slow down and stop when children are entering or disembarking a…
  • Oct 17

    Do You Have An Emergency Financial Plan for Serious Personal Injury?

    Do You Have An Emergency Financial Plan for Serious Personal Injury?
    Personal injury and unexpected medical costs are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy in this country. Being seriously injured can cause you to lose time at work and can lead to large medical bills. A serious injury can also be difficult…
Rank this Week: 963

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/
  • Oct 24

    Reenvisioning DRR as a Two-Stage Interpretive Tool for Determining the Testator’s Probable Intent

    Reenvisioning DRR as a Two-Stage Interpretive Tool for Determining the Testator’s Probable Intent
    Richard F. Storrow, Dependent Relative Revocation: Presumption or Probability?, 48 Real Prop. Tr. & Est. L.J. 497 (2014), available at SSRN.Michael YuProfessor Richard F. Storrow’s comprehensive article about the doctrine…
  • Oct 22

    Tort Liability as Compensation

    Tort Liability as Compensation
    Mark Gesitfeld, Compensation as a Tort Norm, in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (John Oberdiek ed., 2014).Gregory KeatingFor more than a decade, Mark Geistfeld has been developing an original and sophisticated theory of…
  • Oct 21

    Evaluating the Efficacy of Nonmonetary Tax Penaltie

    Evaluating the Efficacy of Nonmonetary Tax Penaltie
    Joshua D. Blank, Collateral Compliance, 162 U. Pa. L. Rev. 719 (2014).Kristin HickmanMonetary penalties for noncompliance are a routine feature of the tax laws. The tax literature includes extensive debate over different ways of structuring…
Rank this Week: 270

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Oct 24

    What Are Veterans Benefits?

    What Are Veterans Benefits?
    Veterans benefits are given to veterans who have a disability that occurred or was made worse during their military service.  This compensation comes from the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) office and can be given to a veteran…
  • Oct 23

    Ebola Outbreak: Could cruise passengers be in danger?

    Ebola Outbreak: Could cruise passengers be in danger?
    Lately the news has been flooded with facts and information on the outbreak of the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus affects some animals as well as humans and is spread through body fluids and mucus. The virus can be highly infectious if not…
  • Oct 22

    2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 19-25

    2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 19-25
    Parents need to talk to first-time drivers. Sadly, surveys show that only 25% of parents take the time to talk with their new drivers about the dangers of driving.The 2014 – 2015 school year is fully underway. As such, we are seeing an…
Rank this Week: 533

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/
  • Oct 24

    I'm Dual Purposing!

    I'm Dual Purposing!
    I'm in Austin, TX, for the next couple of days.My Aunt Gail died late last week after a protracted fight with cancer, so the extended family is here to both commiserate and celebrate - last night we drank some wine, ate some pasta, and did…
  • Oct 23

    Texas Plan Based Audit

    Texas Plan Based Audit
    Texas does a lot of things differently, and certainly when it comes to work injury protection the state is alone in a number of areas.Texas was one of the first to introduce an Independent Medical Review process to its system, an idea that…
  • Oct 22

    Occupational Codes and Rating

    Occupational Codes and Rating
    One of the concepts that got me through law school was that there was always a rule, then there were exceptions to the rule.And of course, being the academic study of law, there were always exceptions to the exceptions to the rule - but when…
Rank this Week: 1481

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Oct 24

    Link Shown Between Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood and Behavioral Issue

    Link Shown Between Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood and Behavioral Issue
    A new study published in the September, 2014 edition of the journal “PLOS ONE”, offers further support for the existence of a connection between suffering a brain injury at a young age and a variety of serious problems, including…
  • Oct 22

    Medicare Set Asides – Are They Required In Third Party Liability Claims?

    Medicare Set Asides – Are They Required In Third Party Liability Claims?
    Medicare Set Aside trusts (“MSA”) have been a part of the worker’s compensation world for some time now.  However, the issue of whether MSAs are required in the context of 3rd party liability claims remains a bit of an…
  • Oct 16

    Hearing Loss from Ongoing Exposure to Excessive Noise

    Hearing Loss from Ongoing Exposure to Excessive Noise
    Anyone who saw the Super Bowl last January witnessed the impact the crowd noise had on the players on the field.  The ‘12th Man’, as the fans in Seattle are known, has become famous for the extreme noise levels.  …
Rank this Week: 1588

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 24

    British Employee Injured, Employer Suffers Fine

    British Employee Injured, Employer Suffers Fine
    Injuries to a British roadworker, who suffered minor burns when a road marking vehicle caught fire and exploded in Bristol, has led to fines for his employer following a recent court hearing.   Neil Higgins from Leighton Buzzard,…
  • Oct 23

    New Jersey Employer Fined for Safety and Health Hazard

    New Jersey Employer Fined for Safety and Health Hazard
    Not keeping workers safe on the job has resulted in fines for one New Jersey-based business.   Custom-order cabinetry company Choice Cabinetry LLC exposed employees to safety and health hazards, many involving methylene chloride,…
  • Oct 22

    How Would An Ebola Pandemic Affect Work Comp?

    How Would An Ebola Pandemic Affect Work Comp?
    What does 1918 have to do with Ebola and work comp in 2014? Unfortunately a great deal. In 1918, the final year of World War I, the world saw a pandemic of influenza with the most deaths of any single event in world history – estimated…
Rank this Week: 172

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/
  • Oct 24

    LGBT charges are rolling in, EEOC Commissioner say

    LGBT charges are rolling in, EEOC Commissioner say
    Chai Feldblum, a Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, recently presented an update on the EEOC’s handling of charges alleging sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. At the meeting, reported…
  • Oct 24

    Halloween in the workplace? Bah! Humbug!

    Halloween in the workplace? Bah! Humbug!
    When it comes to Halloween in the workplace, just call me Scrooge. A reader writes, Hi, Robin. I dread the prospect of employees coming to work in inappropriate Halloween costumes. I’ve seen costumes that are sexually provocative, or…
  • Oct 17

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer
    I’d like to thank Sarah Phaff of our Macon, Georgia, office, who wrote this post with me. As one who presumably has no nude selfies, you may not be too concerned about a “hack” like the one that continues to afflict…
Rank this Week: 416

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Oct 24

    New Illinois law allows workers to sue third-party service organization

    New Illinois law allows workers to sue third-party service organization
    On June 5, 2014, Senate Bill 3287 passed both houses of the Illinois legislature and was signed into law by Governor Quinn, becoming Public Act 98-33. The law eliminates immunity for third-party maintenance or service corporations from…
  • Oct 21

    Infection rates in Iillinois hospitals may bring Medicare penaltie

    Infection rates in Iillinois hospitals may bring Medicare penaltie
    This fall, Medicare payments may be docked for six or more Illinois hospitals as the government cracks down on infections and other injuries to patients. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which has one of the highest rates of hospital-acquired…
  • Oct 17

    Labor trauma can cause birth injurie

    Labor trauma can cause birth injurie
    A number of birth injuries can result from trauma experienced during the labor and delivery process. Said trauma can result from mistakes on the part of medical professionals attending the birth. Head trauma suffered during delivery can cause…
Rank this Week: 1363

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Horseplay at Work and Workers’ Compensation

    Horseplay at Work and Workers’ Compensation
    Will you receive workers’ compensation benefits if you are injured on the job as a result of horseplay with co-workers? Missouri law states that injuries resulting from a work-related task will be eligible for compensation;…
  • Oct 23

    Are You Entitled to Workers’ Compensation if Injured While on Break?

    Are You Entitled to Workers’ Compensation if Injured While on Break?
    What happens when you are hurt while on a break required by your employer? Workers’ compensation is set up to protect you when you are hurt at work, but there are also laws in place to protect Missouri employees in other ways. For…
  • Oct 22

    The Effect of Third-Party Claims on Workers’ Compensation

    The Effect of Third-Party Claims on Workers’ Compensation
    Third-party personal injury claims become complicated when combined with workers’ compensation. There are certain circumstances, such as a car accident, when an injured employee may file a personal injury claim against a…
Rank this Week: 4840

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 23

    Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenager

    Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenager
    According to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teenage injuries and deaths in the United States. Sadly, thirty-nine traffic fatalities in the State of Massachusetts in 2012 involved…
  • Oct 3

    What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusett

    What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusett
    Have you or a loved one sustained an injury at work in Massachusetts? If you were injured at your workplace it can be a very confusing time. Workplace injuries can cause the employee to lose a time from work which in many cases can lead to…
  • Sep 8

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided
    Under Massachusetts law, a contractor, sub-contractor, and/or supplier who has provided services and/or materials for the improvement of materials may secure their right to payment by recording a Mechanic’s Lien. Unfortunately, due to…
Rank this Week: 3734

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4890

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Oct 23

    Communication Tower

    Communication Tower
    Today’s post was shared by US Dept. of Labor and comes from www.osha.gov Prior to the 1980s, communication and broadcast tower erection, servicing and maintenance was a very small and highly specialized industry. Over the past 30 years,…
  • Oct 20

    In Cities Across the Country, Opportunity is Making a Comeback

    In Cities Across the Country, Opportunity is Making a Comeback
    Today’s post was shared by US Dept. of Labor and comes from social.dol.gov New York City just became the most recent city in the nation to answer President Obama’s call to raise wages for working families. Last Tuesday, alongside…
  • Oct 16

    Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Form Seaport Alliance

    Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Form Seaport Alliance
    Unified management structure targets increased marine cargo, addresses competitive threats. The Seattle and Tacoma port commissions plan to unify the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions under a…
Rank this Week: 2394

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Oct 23

    US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airport

    US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airport
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.cidrap.umn.edu Federal officials are finalizing details on Ebola screening steps for travelers arriving at US airports, which may be announced in a few days and…
  • Oct 20

    Hammond police sued over use of Taser during traffic stop

    Hammond police sued over use of Taser during traffic stop
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.chicagotribune.com A federal lawsuit accuses Hammond police of "malice" and "reckless indifference" when they smashed a car window and used…
  • Oct 16

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm. The dangers of prescription pain meds get a fair amount of regular attention in the media.  A recent Consumer Reports (CR) article described a 300% rise in…
Rank this Week: 939

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Oct 23

    Are You Kidding Me? Jimmy John’s Makes Sandwich Makers Sign Non-Compete Agreement

    Are You Kidding Me? Jimmy John’s Makes Sandwich Makers Sign Non-Compete Agreement
    I thought I was reading “The Onion” when I read that Jimmy John’s was forcing lowly paid sandwich makers in Illinois to sign non-compete agreements. Unfortunately, this is true, and that is tragic for Jimmy John’s…
  • Oct 20

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Ebola?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Ebola?
    The recent news of Ebola in the United States has given me pause to think whether the nurses in Texas who contracted the Ebola virus are covered under the workers’ compensation system. Here in Nebraska, the nurses with Ebola would…
  • Oct 16

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website
    A new mobile website for truckerlawyers.com has gone live, said Rod Rehm, owner of truckerlawyers.com and Rehm, Bennett & Moore law firm. It can be found on truckerlawyers.com/mobile or by searching for trucker lawyers on a mobile device.…
Rank this Week: 1754

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/
  • Oct 23

    Beware of Medicare Scam

    Beware of Medicare Scam
                It’s open enrollment season for Medicare, and that means increased risk of scams. Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their policies from October 15 to December…
  • Oct 16

    Are Uber Drivers Getting Their Tips?

    Are Uber Drivers Getting Their Tips?
    A U.S. federal judge recently ruled that a ride-sharing service must face a lawsuit alleging that the company has been pocketing tips meant for the drivers (Detroit Free Press, September 19, 2014). Uber Technologies is a smartphone-summoned…
  • Oct 13

    Pricey Medical Billing Errors Can Cost Thousands: What You Can Do to Prevent it From Happening to You.

    Pricey Medical Billing Errors Can Cost Thousands: What You Can Do to Prevent it From Happening to You.
    How frequently do you think you’ve been overcharged by a medical provider? According to medical bill expert and founder of Medical Recovery Services, Pat Palmer, your chances are pretty high. According to Ms. Palmer, eight out of ten…
Rank this Week: 2241

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/
  • Oct 23

    Health Wonk Review - the falling leaves edition

    Health Wonk Review - the falling leaves edition
    Louise Norris has posted the falling leaves edition of Health Wonk Review at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. It's a packed, pre-election edition covering a smorgasboard of topics, from open enrollment and the continuing saga of Obamacare…
  • Oct 22

    Ebola, Workers Comp, worker safety & other insurance considerations: an A to Z industry round up

    Ebola, Workers Comp, worker safety & other insurance considerations: an A to Z industry round up
    What's the verdict on Ebola and workers' comp? We've gathered a roundup of what industry leaders are saying on this topic, as well as broader insurance issues. While Ebola and workers comp claims might be a relatively negligible issue, the…
  • Oct 15

    Cavalcade of Risk #219

    Cavalcade of Risk #219
    Russell Hutchinson has posted the 219th edition of Cavalcade of Risk at moneyblog. Catch up on various risk-related issues, including reports from New Zealand. Russell is our ongoing global correspondent!...
Rank this Week: 468

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Workers’ Compensation Medical Care – What You Need to Know

    Workers’ Compensation Medical Care – What You Need to Know
    Every worker in the State of New Jersey is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of the size of the employer or the length of time of employment. In fact, NJ workers are eligible for workers’ compensation the…
  • Sep 22

    Premises Liability – Who is Responsible?

    Premises Liability – Who is Responsible?
    Owners of properties are legally and morally responsible for ensuring that their properties are not inherently dangerous to the community and are reasonably safe to the best of their knowledge. If a patron suffers from injuries due to…
  • Aug 26

    Could Your Injury be a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim?

    Could Your Injury be a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim?
    Over time, the physical demands of your job can take a toll on your body. If so, workers’ compensation benefits may be payable. We call these types of claims “WEAR and TEAR™” because they develop slowly over time.…
Rank this Week: 4970

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: 2249

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury, and government law. By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC.

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Oct 21

    Train Accidents in Maryland

    Train Accidents in Maryland
    Recently, a train hit a car in Westminster, Maryland at the intersection of Route 27 and Winters Street at night, and a woman was injured and taken to the shock trauma department of a hospital. The conductor sounded its horn, and the train…
  • Oct 8

    Maryland District Court Remands SSDI Case Based On Newly Discovered Evidence

    Maryland District Court Remands SSDI Case Based On Newly Discovered Evidence
    In a recent social security disability case, a Maryland District Court considered a situation in which the plaintiff, Kowana Chase, had been denied benefits. The plaintiff claimed disability from August 2005 through 2009 and filed her…
  • Oct 8

    Multi-vehicle Accidents and Insurance Issues in Maryland

    Multi-vehicle Accidents and Insurance Issues in Maryland
    Recently, a serious six-vehicle crash closed down U.S. Route 29 in Howard County, Maryland. The crash started in the northbound lanes when a driver was speeding and driving in an erratic fashion. Eventually, he hit a Honda CRV and a Honda…
Rank this Week: 4726

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/
  • Oct 20

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion
    Several people were injured at a New Jersey factory when a four-alarm blaze broke out following an explosion. According to a CBS New York news report, the factory accident occurred at Crest Foam Industries on Carol Place in Moonachie. Of the…
  • Oct 13

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident
    A 19-year-old Bridgewater man was killed in a New Jersey car accident when his 2005 Dodge Ram burst into flames after being struck by a 2015 Mack truck. According to a an Associated Press news report, the fatal truck accident occurred on…
  • Sep 15

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash
    An 85-year-old woman was critically injured in a New Jersey car accident when a delivery van struck her and her grandson as they crossed the street. According to an Asbury Park Press news report, the pedestrian accident occurred on Newman…
Rank this Week: 848

Missouri Workers Compensation…

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri work injuries and workers' compensation claims. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.missouriworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Medical treatment & workplace injuries: Common issues facing Missouri employee

    Medical treatment & workplace injuries: Common issues facing Missouri employee
    Although the Missouri workers' compensation program was designed to provide automatic benefits to injured workers, such is often not the case. In theory, medical bills, weekly temporary disability payments, and lump sum permanent disability…
  • Sep 19

    Dealing with a Missouri workers' comp claim? How a lawyer can help

    Dealing with a Missouri workers' comp claim? How a lawyer can help
    At Aaron Sachs and Associates, our workers' compensation lawyers represent employees who have suffered on-the-job injuries in Missouri. If you've been injured at work, we may be able to assist you in what can be a complicated, overwhelming…
  • Jul 16

    OSHA's "high heat provision" designed to protect Missouri workers from heat-related illnesses and fatalitie

    OSHA's "high heat provision" designed to protect Missouri workers from heat-related illnesses and fatalitie
    This week, Missourians are enjoying a brief respite from traditional July temperatures, but forecasts indicate that the summer heat will be back before we know it. Did you know that an average of 1,500 people die each year from exposure to…
Rank this Week: 3423

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/
  • Oct 20

    Barzey v. City of Cuthbert - Non-Dependent Parent Precluded From Workers' Comp Death Benefit

    Barzey v. City of Cuthbert - Non-Dependent Parent Precluded From Workers' Comp Death Benefit
    The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a provision of the Workers' Compensation Act that precludes non-dependent parents from recovering benefits following the death of an adult child killed in the course of employment.…
  • Oct 10

    Third-Party Co-Worker Lawsuit After Workers' Comp Claim

    Third-Party Co-Worker Lawsuit After Workers' Comp Claim
    After filing a workers' compensation claim in Georgia, there may be other avenues of compensation available. These include third-party lawsuits, which can be brought against anyone from manufacturers of defective products to owners of a…
  • Oct 1

    Marta v. Reid - Late Payments in Workers' Compensation Claim

    Marta v. Reid - Late Payments in Workers' Compensation Claim
    The Georgia Legislature recognized that when workers are injured on-the-job, they are entitled not only to receive adequate compensation, but also to obtain those benefits in a timely manner. In order to give employers incentive to comply,…
Rank this Week: 2718

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

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

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable
    The 2014 Board of Trustees report for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds was released on July 28, 2014. The report concludes that even if no further Congressional action is taken, the combined Social Security Trust Funds will be…
  • Sep 29

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security
    After serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, Carolyn Colvin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the the Commissioner of Social Security, for a term that ends in early 2019. Ms. Colvin has been the Acting Commissioner…
Rank this Week: 2115

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    NLRB Modifies Standard Remedial Notice to Include QR Code and Link to Board's Web Site

    NLRB Modifies Standard Remedial Notice to Include QR Code and Link to Board's Web Site
    This post was contributed by Adam L. Santucci, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The National Labor Relations Board recently took the opportunity, in a case…
  • Oct 1

    Workers' Compensation: Advantages of Self-Insurance

    Workers' Compensation: Advantages of Self-Insurance
    This post was contributed by Paul D. Clouser. While Paul has over 25 years of experience representing clients in workers' compensation matters and employment litigation, Paul is new to McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor &…
  • Sep 26

    EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements Dealt Blow

    EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements Dealt Blow
    This post was contributed by Adam R. Long, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. As we noted earlier this year, the EEOC has begun filing legal challenges to…
Rank this Week: 778

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?
    I have been carefully following the Ebola outbreak, both the cases in the United States and those around the world. I am saddened to see anyone suffer from this horrible virus, but the preventable infections, including the infection of…
  • Oct 10

    Giving Back: Senior Partner Catherine Stanton Joins EAC Network Board

    Giving Back: Senior Partner Catherine Stanton Joins EAC Network Board
    As reported in Newsday, Senior Partner Catherine M. Stanton has joined the Board of Directors of EAC Network. Catherine is a long-time supporter of EAC Network and was honored at the agency’s annual Light of Hope Luncheon in 2013 for…
  • Oct 10

    Attorney Frank Francis To Lecture On Workers’ Compensation

    Attorney Frank Francis To Lecture On Workers’ Compensation
    Associate Frank Francis will be lecturing on October 22nd at a continuing legal education event hosted by The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York’s Solo and Small Law Firm Practitioners Committee.  The event is…
Rank this Week: 1575

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/
  • Oct 15

    RECALL: Chrysler Recalls 184,000 Vehicles for Airbag Problem

    RECALL: Chrysler Recalls 184,000 Vehicles for Airbag Problem
    Earlier this week, the American auto manufacturer Chrysler issued a recall of about 184,000 of its vehicles due to issues related to their airbags. According to a report by the Detroit News, the defect in the vehicles’ airbags was the...
  • Oct 8

    Baltimore Boy Awarded Over $2 Million in Lead-Exposure Case

    Baltimore Boy Awarded Over $2 Million in Lead-Exposure Case
    Earlier this month in a Maryland court, a 17-year-old Baltimore boy was awarded over $2 million by a jury after a case involving lead exposure. According to a report by WBALTV, the boy suffered permanent brain damage from lead exposure...
  • Oct 1

    Maryland’s “Move Over” Law to Expand in Near Future

    Maryland’s “Move Over” Law to Expand in Near Future
    Currently, it is the law in Maryland that any driver passing an emergency vehicle on the side of the road must move over one lane in order to help prevent an accident. This legislation was passed in the wake of...
Rank this Week: 249

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1541

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Oct 13

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury
    While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be…
  • Jul 24

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash
    Despite all commercial efforts, underage drinking continues to be a prevalent problem amongst today's youth. Underage drinking is prohibited nationwide and Georgia law makes it illegal for adult motorists to drive with a blood alcohol level…
  • Jun 30

    Is Negligence Alone to Blame in Toddler's Hyperthermia Death?

    Is Negligence Alone to Blame in Toddler's Hyperthermia Death?
    For many in Atlanta, this summer began with a toddler's tragic death and...a question. On June 18th of this year, 22 month old Cooper Harris perished after his father mistakenly left him alone in the family car for seven hours as temperatures…
Rank this Week: 2844

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

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

    Alabama Court of Appeals Reverses Itself in Attorney Fee Case

    Alabama Court of Appeals Reverses Itself in Attorney Fee Case
    On October 10, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in the case of Arthur Barney v. Elizabeth Bell, as personal representative of the estate of Maurice Bell, deceased, and William Clay Teague. This case was before…
  • Sep 22

    The Alabama Workers Comp Blawg is Seven Years Old

    The Alabama Workers Comp Blawg is Seven Years Old
    Today the Alabama Workers’ Comp Blawg celebrates another birthday. We would like to take this time to thank all of our readers who have helped to make http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com a go to reference for Alabama workers’…
  • Sep 9

    Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Reverses Permanent and Total Disability Award as Premature

    Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Reverses Permanent and Total Disability Award as Premature
    On August, 8, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Fab Arc Steel Supply, Inc. v. Timothy Dodd wherein it reversed a permanent and total disability award. Among the several issues on appeal, the Court considered…
Rank this Week: 2268

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Explosion in Alabama Steel Plant Kills Worker

    Explosion in Alabama Steel Plant Kills Worker
    A recent explosion at a steel manufacturer company in Alabama was a scene of tragedy, according to One fatality, two injured in explosion at U.S. Steel in Fairfield. Three workers were injured when a pipe exploded in the QBOP are of the…
  • Oct 3

    Highway Workers Killed on Road

    Highway Workers Killed on Road
    Sometimes the highways where crews are working can be particularly dangerous places. In North Carolina recently, a worker was killed, according to Construction Worker Killed in Crash in Interstate Work Zone in Morganton. In that horrific…
  • Sep 25

    Nurses Face Injuries and Danger at Work

    Nurses Face Injuries and Danger at Work
    Nurses often face grueling physical conditions at work, such as 12 hour shifts and lifting of heavy patients. Injuries are common. Sometimes the injuries are inflicted by others. Nurses sometimes must fend off physical attacks while working,…
Rank this Week: 4183

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
  • Sep 15

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off
    You might think that if your employer is paying weekly benefits and has paid for medical care, you are not likely to have any significant disputes in your work injury case. As the case I am about to discuss shows, […] The post How…
  • Jan 14

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab
    I want to talk with you today about rotator cuff injuries and the importance of both proper medical care and appropriate rehabilitation and followup. In many respects the right kind of rehabilitation and follow-up medical care can make the…
Rank this Week: 1762

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/
  • Oct 7

    Nevada Insurers Often Wrong About Pre-existing Condition

    Nevada Insurers Often Wrong About Pre-existing Condition
     Any injured worker over the age of 30 with a serious work injury is likely to find some reference in  his or her medical records to degeneration of the body part being examined.  Degenerative disc disease, for example, is…
  • Oct 1

    When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Order

    When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Order
     If an injured worker in Nevada successfully convinces a hearing officer to reverse an adjuster's action on a claim, the insurer and/or the employer has the right to file an appeal to an appeals officer.  The insurer or employer…
  • Sep 29

    Nevada Fire Fighters Have Special Work Comp Law

    Nevada Fire Fighters Have Special Work Comp Law
     Special Work Comp Laws Applicable to Fire Fighters A. Contagious diseases Exposure to contagious diseases while providing medical care at work is considered an injury by accident.  NRS 616A.265 (2); testing and lifetime benefits…
Rank this Week: 1802

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Oct 6

    GAMES APPELLATE REVIEWERS PLAY: RECONSIDERATIONS

    GAMES APPELLATE REVIEWERS PLAY: RECONSIDERATIONS
    If many injured federal employees find their initial case adjudications complex, the realm of FECA appeals must seem as understandable as our changing weather patterns.  However, properly analyzed in context, these appeals are not as…
  • Sep 3

    From the OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From the OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal attorney with his FERS disability claim.  This gentleman was/is suffering from anxiety, depression, and a cognitive disorder that causes both short-term and long-term memory impairment.  Unable to…
  • Aug 20

    OPM Disability Retirement – FMLA and/or Sick Leave or Tough it Out?

    OPM Disability Retirement – FMLA and/or Sick Leave or Tough it Out?
    This is a very interesting and relevant topic and probably one of our main specialities in assisting our clients.  Virtually all of our OPM Disability Retirement cases have some period of time when the employee is struggling with whether…
Rank this Week: 4549

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/
  • Oct 6

    Some Transvaginal Mesh Claims are Reaching Settlement

    Some Transvaginal Mesh Claims are Reaching Settlement
    Pearson Bitman’s attorneys and staff are helping women nationwide who are suffering the debilitating effects of defects with transvaginal mesh products.  While the legal battle and the personal pain and suffering have taken their…
  • Oct 6

    Actos Cancer Links Put Takeda Pharmaceuticals on the Defensive

    Actos Cancer Links Put Takeda Pharmaceuticals on the Defensive
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the Japanese pharmaceutical giant, continues to be on the defense against law suits alleging increased cancer risks associated with the use of Actos, a diabetes medication.  Takeda was already hit with a $9…
  • Sep 5

    Ken Feinberg, the British Government and the US Chamber of Commerce All Come to BP’s Aid

    Ken Feinberg, the British Government and the US Chamber of Commerce All Come to BP’s Aid
    Ken Feinberg, the attorney who ran the 9/11 victims compensation fund and the current GM ignition switch fund, the British Government, and the US Chamber of Commerce have all filed amicus curiae, or “friends of the court” briefs…
Rank this Week: 4781

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
  • Oct 2

    Nursing Home Abuse Neglect

    Nursing Home Abuse Neglect
    The post Nursing Home Abuse Neglect appeared first on MalmanLaw.com.
  • Sep 10

    Interviewing A Wrongful Death Lawyer

    Interviewing A Wrongful Death Lawyer
    When you are dealing with the accidental and tragic death of a loved one due to the neglect or fault of someone else, it is a very difficult time to focus on business decisions. However, finding the right wrongful death lawyer is critical to…
  • Sep 10

    The Importance Of Truck Accident Attorneys to Your Case

    The Importance Of Truck Accident Attorneys to Your Case
    The number of people that are injured or killed in large truck accidents continues to rise across the United States. There are approximately 125,000 accidents per year that involved big rigs with about 50,000 involving injuries, including…
Rank this Week: 4342

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1584

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4965

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: 4776

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4606