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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?

    Why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?
    As a lawyer who is licensed to practice in several states, one question that I initially asked is: “why does the jury selection process in the North Carolina state courts take so long?” The answer lies in the jury questioning and…
  • Nov 3

    NC Court of Appeals Decision: 3 Strikes and Your Out for Non-Judicial Foreclosure

    NC Court of Appeals Decision: 3 Strikes and Your Out for Non-Judicial Foreclosure
    On August 19, 2014, the North Carolina Court of Appeals released a decision that may significantly affect the non-judicial foreclosure process in the state. The ruling states that a creditor in North Carolina seeking to enforce payment of a…
  • Nov 1

    How safe are you on a hayride?

    How safe are you on a hayride?
    You might be planning a trip to a local farm for a hayride this weekend, but how safe are these rides? A tragic accident in Maine is just the most recent in a string of fatal hayride accidents that have become all too common. On October 11, a…
Rank this Week: 4797

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    What’s the difference between uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage?

    What’s the difference between uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage?
     Today I’d like to talk to you about the difference between uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist insurance coverage. The two are very important to have when you’re involved in an automobile accident. Uninsured…
  • Nov 21

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider
    In Florida, automobile insurance insureds often have a personal injury protection (PIP) deductible in the amount of $1,000, $500, or $250.  Some insureds pay a premium to not have a PIP deductible at all.  PIP insurers will apply…
  • Nov 20

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice
    Until just this month no one was allowed to sue the cruise lines for medical negligence. Ever! It didn’t matter if the cruise line doctor completely butchered you, the cruise line was totally exempt from responsibility (remember,…
Rank this Week: 536

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Your First Line of Defense: a Well-Trained Workforce!

    Your First Line of Defense: a Well-Trained Workforce!
    This post was contributed by Kelley E. Kaufman, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Has your Company conducted training on the prevention of discriminatory…
  • Nov 20

    Employee Fired for Working Additional Hours Eligible for UC Benefits Despite Prior Warning

    Employee Fired for Working Additional Hours Eligible for UC Benefits Despite Prior Warning
    This post was contributed by Joseph S. Sileo, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In a recent unreported decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court considered a…
  • Nov 17

    Recent Workers' Compensation Cases Focus on "Going and Coming" Rule

    Recent Workers' Compensation Cases Focus on "Going and Coming" Rule
    This post was contributed by Paul D. Clouser, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As a general rule, an employee is deemed not to be "in the course and scope of…
Rank this Week: 784

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 939

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Nov 24

    Ports of Tacoma and Seattle urge President to Send Federal Mediators to Resolve PMA-ILWU Contract

    Ports of Tacoma and Seattle urge President to Send Federal Mediators to Resolve PMA-ILWU Contract
    Those in the Puget Sound region cannot help but notice the presence of many more cargo ships than usual at anchor in our harbors.  On my commute home from downtown Seattle I pass by Elliott Bay, where giant cargo ships fill…
  • Nov 20

    Silver Buildings: New Buildings for Older People

    Silver Buildings: New Buildings for Older People
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.nytimes.com Today’s post is shared from nytimes.com/ SAN FRANCISCO — I HEARD about the new building for months before I saw it. Part of a leading…
  • Nov 17

    Ladies of Charity

    Ladies of Charity
    Kim Bobo Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Mary Domer heads the local chapter of the Ladies of Charity and just chaired the national conference held in Milwaukee.  She recruited Kim Bobo,…
Rank this Week: 2394

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/
  • Nov 24

    Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that at least 430 people die each year from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning (www.cdc.gov/features/copoisoning/). Several years ago we represented a young lady who was…
  • Nov 20

    Major Asbestos Violations Result in Fines for Two WA Companie

    Major Asbestos Violations Result in Fines for Two WA Companie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited two employers for violations that exposed workers to asbestos during the demolition of a Seattle apartment…
  • Nov 17

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Frank Francis, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I have been carefully following the Ebola outbreak, both the cases in the United States and those around the world. I am…
Rank this Week: 2243

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Nov 24

    Attorney Frank Francis Joins the Board of Directors of LeGal

    Attorney Frank Francis Joins the Board of Directors of LeGal
    Frank Francis Congratulations to Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano Associate Frank Francis on being installed to the Board of Directors of LeGal.    LeGaL was one of the nation’s first bar associations of…
  • Nov 20

    Did a Local Manufacturer Violate Federal Law with a Sudden Layoff?

    Did a Local Manufacturer Violate Federal Law with a Sudden Layoff?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Employees at the Store Kraft plant in Beatrice, Neb., were stunned to find out on Monday morning that Monday would be their last day on the job. Such short…
  • Nov 17

    Examining Workers’ Compensation’s ‘Grand Bargain’ and the Upcoming Election

    Examining Workers’ Compensation’s ‘Grand Bargain’ and the Upcoming Election
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Here’s why people should support candidates who will protect workers’ rights. Understand that the ongoing workers’ compensation issues…
Rank this Week: 1571

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Nov 24

    Roger Moore Chairs Nebraska State Bar Association Work Comp Section Seminar

    Roger Moore Chairs Nebraska State Bar Association Work Comp Section Seminar
    Attorney Roger Moore Firm partner Roger Moore recently completed his term as the chairman for the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA) Workers’ Compensation Section for 2014 with the conclusion of the Annual Workers’…
  • Nov 19

    Thanksgiving Celebration Offers Time to Reflect

    Thanksgiving Celebration Offers Time to Reflect
    Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the offices of Rehm, Bennett & Moore and www.truckerlawyers.com. Below is a reflection that I wrote a while back but that I think still applies to the holiday, season, and busy, but fulfilling,…
  • Nov 17

    State Laws Determine Worker’s Rights: Work Comp Benefits, Process Vary by State

    State Laws Determine Worker’s Rights: Work Comp Benefits, Process Vary by State
    Many workers are hired in one state but are required to attend orientation or participate in a hiring process in another state because their potential employer is principally located and doing business there. Once they are hired and…
Rank this Week: 1687

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/
  • Nov 24

    On Any Sunday

    On Any Sunday
    I was 12 years old when the original On Any Sunday, by Bruce Brown, was released in the theaters.Only 2 years into motorcycle mania, I can't tell you how many times me and my likeminded buddies rode our bicycles to the theater that summer to…
  • Nov 21

    Certain Uncertainty

    Certain Uncertainty
    As the token Californian on the Blogger's Panel at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas yesterday, I drew fire from moderator Mark Walls, and a bit of derision from my fellow panelists."Mark, you know why…
  • Nov 20

    Serendipitous Repetition

    Serendipitous Repetition
    Serendipity seems to follow me.I was, of course, at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference at the Mandalay in Vegas last night, attending a cocktail party, and became engaged with a Certified Shorthand Reporter, aka…
Rank this Week: 1472

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/
  • Nov 24

    Transmitting Retirement Accounts: Getting It Right

    Transmitting Retirement Accounts: Getting It Right
    Stewart E. Sterk & Melanie B. Leslie, Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession, 89 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 165 (2014).Anne-Marie RhodesArticles routinely appear that serve up a simple, everyday scenario that has…
  • Nov 21

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?
    Martha Chamallas, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, 48 Val. U. L. Rev. 133 (2013), available at SSRN.John GoldbergMartha Chamallas’s Monsanto Lecture, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, is timely…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax
    Daniel I. Halperin & Alvin C. Warren Jr., Understanding Income Tax Deferral, Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Charlotte CraneWe all do it once in a while. In the haste of trying to make a point in class, or in a hurried…
Rank this Week: 272

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2272

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage
    Today's post is shared from the nytimes.com/Most Sunday mornings last summer, Julia Gould set up a table at the Hollywood Farmers Market. Alongside stalls selling shiitake mushrooms, free-range poultry and orange-blossom honey, she was…
  • Nov 23

    Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decade

    Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decade
    Today's post is shared from the nytimes.comLOS ANGELES — There may be no better place than California to measure the contradictions, crosswinds and confusion that come with trying to change immigration law.For 30 years, California has…
  • Nov 23

    The Downside of the Boom

    The Downside of the Boom
    today's post is shared from the nytimes.com/WILLISTON, N.D. — In early August 2013, Arlene Skurupey of Blacksburg, Va., got an animated call from the normally taciturn farmer who rents her family land in Billings County, N.D. There had…
Rank this Week: 344

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Compensation for Injured Workers with Pre-Existing Condition

    Compensation for Injured Workers with Pre-Existing Condition
    Workers' compensation benefits are available to any worker who suffers injury or loses his or her life while performing work-related job duties. Some cases can be more complicated than others. For example, drivers who are in an accident while…
  • Nov 20

    Roadside Construction Worker Killed in Hit and Run

    Roadside Construction Worker Killed in Hit and Run
    Highway construction workers face some of the most dangerous conditions every time they head to work--speeding trucks, distracted driving, drunk driving, and generally reckless drivers can put the lives of construction workers at risk. In a…
  • Nov 19

    Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Dies on Duty

    Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Dies on Duty
    Firefighters risk their lives every time they head out on an emergency call. Not knowing what to expect on the scene, many will face high-levels of stress in addition to dangerous circumstances. In a recent case, a South Carolina firefighter…
Rank this Week: 1544

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/
  • Nov 21

    Medical Treatment in a Georgia Workers' Compensation Claim

    Medical Treatment in a Georgia Workers' Compensation Claim
    In Georgia, employees who are injured on the job are entitled to Workers' Compensation medical benefits. These benefits include medical treatment that is necessary to cure you, provide pain relief, or restore your health so that you can…
  • Nov 20

    Benavides v. Eastern N.M. Med. Ctr. - "Wet Floor" Sign Absence Results in Higher Award

    Benavides v. Eastern N.M. Med. Ctr. - "Wet Floor" Sign Absence Results in Higher Award
    Every state has varying rules when it comes to workers' compensation law, but most provide that workers' compensation is a no-fault system and employers generally cannot face negligence litigation. That means workers don't have to prove…
  • Nov 11

    Trezza v. USA Truck Inc. - Injury Not Compensable Minutes After "Logout"

    Trezza v. USA Truck Inc. - Injury Not Compensable Minutes After "Logout"
    In order for injuries to be compensable under worker's compensation law, they either need to occur while working or "arise out of the scope and course of employment." For most who work at stationary offices, the question of what is…
Rank this Week: 2705

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Why Speak to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Directly?

    Why Speak to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Directly?
    From the very beginning it is the worker versus a billion dollar insurance company, the insurance company lawyer, the employer, and the insurance company doctors. If you are injured while at work, why is it so important that you speak to a…
  • Nov 19

    How Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Processed

    How Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Processed
    Each workers’ compensation case is unique; however, there are rules and deadlines that apply to all cases. While workers’ compensation cases normally do not require a full-blown trial, employees and their lawyers should…
  • Nov 19

    Industries with Highest Incidence of Illnesses, Injuries, and Death

    Industries with Highest Incidence of Illnesses, Injuries, and Death
    Each day, 150 workers lose their lives as a result of a work-related injury or illness. Many work-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths are reported in the United States each year. In fact, work-related injuries and…
Rank this Week: 4811

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Nov 21

    British Employer Fined, Worker Has Ankle Crushed

    British Employer Fined, Worker Has Ankle Crushed
    A Loughborough, Great Britain employer was recently fined for safety breaches after an employee’s ankle was crushed by a woodworking machine.   The 46-year-old man, who has asked not to be named, was trying to flush lubricant…
  • Nov 20

    Discrimination Claims in Wellness Program

    Discrimination Claims in Wellness Program
    One major component of healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are wellness program requirements.  The purpose of implementing these programs is to help employee’s make better lifestyle choices such as the foods they…
  • Nov 20

    Texas Continues Crack Down on Comp Fraud

    Texas Continues Crack Down on Comp Fraud
    Officials in the Lone Star State continue to go after those committing workers compensation fraud.   Commissioner of Workers Compensation Ryan Brannan recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Division of Workers…
Rank this Week: 172

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 905

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/
  • Nov 21

    “Weakest link” is no way to run your workplace

    “Weakest link” is no way to run your workplace
    If news reports are true (and perhaps they are not), then the ex-General Manager of NBC’s Today show provides a good example of how not to treat employees. Jamie Horowitz was hired away from ESPN to save the Today show, which has fallen…
  • Nov 17

    Happy Turkey Day from the OFCCP! (not)

    Happy Turkey Day from the OFCCP! (not)
    This post is by Cara Crotty, co-chair of Constangy’s Strategic Affirmative Action Practice Group.   Once again, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will ruin the holidays for thousands of federal contractors. The…
  • Nov 14

    Planning your workplace holiday party? Read this first!

    Planning your workplace holiday party? Read this first!
    Yeah, yeah – I know it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but you are planning your holiday party now, and you want answers to your burning questions while you still have time to do something about it. And, as luck would have it, I…
Rank this Week: 419

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/
  • Nov 21

    Safety Experts Warn That This is the Season to Take Fire Safety Seriously

    Safety Experts Warn That This is the Season to Take Fire Safety Seriously
    The holidays pose a number of dangers when it comes to burn injuries and fires. Some of the decorations that we use in our homes can pose a fire risk, and the distraction around this time of year can also make us less alert to fire hazards.…
  • Nov 19

    It’s Time to Consider Shopping Safety

    It’s Time to Consider Shopping Safety
    This is the time of year when many Homestead and Florida residents go shopping for the holidays. Whether you are picking up gifts for family members and friends, decorations for your home, taking advantage of seasonable sales, or shopping for…
  • Nov 14

    Fun (and Safety) At Florida’s Theme Parks and Amusement Park

    Fun (and Safety) At Florida’s Theme Parks and Amusement Park
    If you have friends and family visiting your Miami or Florida home for the holidays, it is likely that you will take your guests out to see the many visitor attractions that South Florida has to offer. If you have children visiting, you will…
Rank this Week: 966

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/
  • Nov 20

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of a serious workplace injury is often a confusing, overwhelming time for both injury victims and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured on the job, you likely…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3425

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    I Got Busted with Pot. Now What?

    I Got Busted with Pot. Now What?
    There are a lot of criminal offenses that are so common, they hardly seem like “crimes” at all. Marijuana possession is one of them, and in fact, in some states, it isn’t a crime at all. In Oklahoma, though, possession of…
  • Nov 17

    OKC Police Officer Charged with Rape Faces Preliminary Hearing

    OKC Police Officer Charged with Rape Faces Preliminary Hearing
    Accused as a rapist, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw sat in a preliminary hearing and listened to women testify that he raped them while on duty. Holtzclaw, 27, is a former football standout and ex-police officer…
  • Nov 13

    Tulsa Man Attempts Jailbreak with 11 Days Left to Serve

    Tulsa Man Attempts Jailbreak with 11 Days Left to Serve
    Sometimes, enough is enough. At least, it seems as if that is what one Tulsa man was thinking when he escaped from a halfway house 11 days before his sentence was to be complete. Now, the man who had less than two weeks until his release…
Rank this Week: 3130

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Injury on the Job in Virginia? Sign the Agreement for an Award right away!

    Injury on the Job in Virginia? Sign the Agreement for an Award right away!
    In my opinion which was confirmed in a recent seminar, the injured worker should sign and return the Agreement for an Award form as soon as he/she receives it and return it to the claims adjuster for filing with the Commission.If the…
  • Nov 14

    Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Retreat

    Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Retreat
    Recently, I attended the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Law seminar in Richmond, Virginia. The meeting was highlighted by Dr. Nathan’s Zasler’s talk on mild to moderate brain injuries (TBI). In addition,…
  • Nov 14

    Scholarships for the Children of Injured Workers in Virginia

    Scholarships for the Children of Injured Workers in Virginia
    In Virignia there is great news for the children of workers who have suffered a fatal or job ending injury. An organization was formed in 2011 to provide scholarships for these children. The scholarships are available for both colleges and…
Rank this Week: 4369

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/
  • Nov 20

    Freshly posted at HealthBlawg - Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition

    Freshly posted at HealthBlawg - Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition
    Check out a freshly posted Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition at HealthBlawg. David Harlow hosts and it is chock full of good content and some fun seasonal links to boot - mosey on over to take a gander, pilgrim!...
  • Nov 14

    Ex Massey CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over UBB Mining Disaster

    Ex Massey CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over UBB Mining Disaster
    Keeping two sets of books has come to be the cliche for fraud and deceit. You expect it to be confined to the realm of cartoon villains, but it was one of many damning indicators reported to inspectors during a more than four-year…
  • Nov 13

    Cavalcade of Risk & Other Notable New

    Cavalcade of Risk & Other Notable New
    Cavalcade Of Risk #221,: Birds of a Feather - Claire Wilkinson of Terms + Conditions hosts this weeks' biweekly roundup, and it's a good one! First up: Peril, and Daring, at 1 World Trade Center as Window Washers Are Trapped - Dramatic photos…
Rank this Week: 471

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 1589

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Cerebral palsy among the most serious birth injurie

    Cerebral palsy among the most serious birth injurie
    Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious injuries that can be caused by medical malpractice during labor or delivery. The condition can be caused by a deficiency of oxygen to the child’s brain, and the effects can last a lifetime.…
  • Nov 17

    Age Restriction in Park Not a Liability Shield

    Age Restriction in Park Not a Liability Shield
    The Chicago Park District must do more to publicize playground age restrictions if it wants them to be the basis of legal immunity, a state appeals panel has ruled. The First District Appellate Court, in an unpublished order decision by…
  • Nov 14

    Personal injury claim not barred by workers’ compensation exclusivity, Illinois Appellate Court rule

    Personal injury claim not barred by workers’ compensation exclusivity, Illinois Appellate Court rule
    An Illinois Appellate Court recently ruled that a worker who allegedly sustained exposure to asbestos while working for his employer between 1966 and 1970 was not barred from pursuing a personal injury claim by the exclusive remedy provisions…
Rank this Week: 1366

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: 2252

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Nov 19

    The settlement they offered me was too low

    The settlement they offered me was too low
    We often get calls from potential clients stating that they have been offered a settlement and they feel it was too low. There are a number of reasons the caller may feel this way. The most obvious reason is that it is too low. The insurance…
  • Jul 31

    2014 Revised Board Rules and Form

    2014 Revised Board Rules and Form
    On July 1, 2014, the State Board of Workers’ Compensation provided a modification of its Board Rules and Forms. The following is a summary of the changes: Rule 40 was amended to add the address of the new Gainesville office. Changes to…
  • Jul 28

    Do jury trials or pain and suffering exist in workers’ compensation?

    Do jury trials or pain and suffering exist in workers’ compensation?
    An injured worker is not entitled to a jury trial in a workers’ compensation case.  The Georgia law creates “trial” and “appellate” divisions within the jurisdiction of the State Board of Workers’…
Rank this Week: 2338

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1225

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Nov 14

    “Strip-Offs” In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

    “Strip-Offs” In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case
    By: Raymond C. Pelote ∣Partner I recently argued a Motion for Summary Judgment in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case in Massachusetts on an issue of first impression within the First Circuit. Although many other jurisdictions have decided this…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3724

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/
  • Nov 14

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area
    There have been three serious fires in the Chicago area in as many days, causing heavy damage, displacing families, and injuring several victims. Fire injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins would like to take this opportunity to outline some…
  • Nov 13

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled
    Several brands of baby wipes made by Nutek Disposables are being recalled due to bacterial infections. The recalled brands include: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and…
  • Nov 7

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient
    In an effort to avoid thousands of trials over its defective hip implants, Stryker recently agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion to patients implanted with the metal-on-metal devices. This agreement was the result of an unusual "bellwether…
Rank this Week: 633

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 12

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case
    A large percentage of Iowa work comp cases go to trial.  However, many cases are resolved through settlement negotiations. The Iowa law concerning work injury settlements is fairly complicated.  We have added a new section to our…
  • Jul 31

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly
    We have redesigned our website so that it is now mobile device friendly. If you look at the website on a computer or tablet it looks very similar to the previous version. The big change is when you view the website on a cell phone. …
  • Jul 8

    Handling Referrals of Iowa Work Comp Case

    Handling Referrals of Iowa Work Comp Case
    Our law firm accepts work injury case referrals from lawyers who do not regularly handle Iowa worker's compensation claims. In the referral cases the clients pay the same one third contingent fee that we use in non-referral cases. We have…
Rank this Week: 2919

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Nov 12

    Traveler Alert About Hotel WiFi Vulnerability

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

    Back Up and Runnning

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

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6
    Steinberg Law, LLC has been affected by a very small power outage in downtown Somerville.  We are among the 72 lucky customers without power this morning.  We are hoping to have power back around mid-day, but in the meantime our…
Rank this Week: 611

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/
  • Nov 10

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million
    Earlier last month, a Maryland jury awarded a man over $21 million after he was severely injured and permanently paralyzed in a workplace accident at a Pepco plant in Montgomery County. According to a report by the Washington Post, the...
  • Nov 10

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million
    Earlier last month, a Maryland jury awarded a man over $21 million after he was severely injured and permanently paralyzed in a workplace accident at a Pepco plant in Montgomery County. According to a report by the Washington Post, the man…
  • Nov 3

    Court Rejects “Tipping Point” Theory in Medical Malpractice Case

    Court Rejects “Tipping Point” Theory in Medical Malpractice Case
    In a case out of the Alabama Supreme Court, released earlier this month, the court determined that a doctor who administered the drug Demerol to a patient who soon after died was not medically negligent, even though the patient had listed it…
Rank this Week: 251

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/
  • Nov 9

    IME Docs' Perspective

    IME Docs' Perspective
     This past weekend (November 7-9, 2014), I spoke twice at a conference of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.  Orthopedic doctors from various states attending the particular sessions I taught were mostly older, and many…
  • Nov 6

    Injured Workers Wrongfully Billed for Medical Care

    Injured Workers Wrongfully Billed for Medical Care
     If you are an injured worker with an accepted workers' compensation claim in Nevada, you should not be receiving bills from hospitals, radiologists, labs, doctors, or physical therapists for treatment that was authorized by your…
  • Nov 3

    Independent Medical Exams Are Rarely Independent

    Independent Medical Exams Are Rarely Independent
     When an injured worker in Nevada gets a letter requiring attendance at an "independent medical examination",  it's reasonable to assume that the doctor will in fact be independent and objective.  Unfortunately, there is…
Rank this Week: 1797

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • Nov 7

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

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

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury
    While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2805

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Nov 5

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Student Loans?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Student Loans?
    A statute of limitation sets a time frame to let a creditor know how long they have to try an come back and sue you for a debt that you owe. As discussed before, there are different statute of limitations depending on the type of debt…
  • Aug 24

    What is Form MSC7 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form MSC7 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    Form MSC7 is the report of the Evaluator in a workers compensation case in North Carolina. An Evaluator is usually a neutral person who meets with the plaintiffs and defendants in a workers compensation case in a neutral evaluation…
  • Jul 22

    What Is A Form 18 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form 18 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    If you have been injured on the job in North Carolina, you need to know your rights and the steps that must be taken to ensure your rights are protected. Just because you are hurt on the job, you are not automatically going to receive money…
Rank this Week: 1470

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/
  • Nov 4

    Pearson Bitman LLP Named as one of America’s Best Law Firms for 2015 by U.S. New

    Pearson Bitman LLP Named as one of America’s Best Law Firms for 2015 by U.S. New
      U.S. News – Best Lawyers® releases 2015 “Best Law Firms” list WASHINGTON  November 3, 2014 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the fifth consecutive year, announce the 2015 “Best…
  • Nov 4

    Ronnie Bitman Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2014

    Ronnie Bitman Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2014
    Ronnie Bitman We’re proud to announce Pearson Bitman LLP partner, Ronnie Bitman was recently selected by the Orlando Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree! The annual awards honor Central Florida’s top up-and-comers and…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4810

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/
  • Nov 4

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer
    A 36-year-old Hillsborough man was killed in a New Jersey motorcycle accident when his 2008 BMW R12 collided with a deer. According to a NJ.com news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred near the former Gibraltar Rock Quarry entrance on…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 849

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 3

    City Immune from Liability for Texas Swimming Pool Accident Lawsuit

    City Immune from Liability for Texas Swimming Pool Accident Lawsuit
    Recently the appellate court heard Henry et al v. City of Angleton, an accelerated appeal from the trial court granting the city defendant’s plea to the jurisdiction. The case arose when a mother sued the city after her 11-year-old died…
  • Oct 21

    Texas Supreme Court Rules on Causation Issue in Mesothelioma Case

    Texas Supreme Court Rules on Causation Issue in Mesothelioma Case
    This summer, in an important case for those who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and their family members, Bostic v. Georgia-Pacific Corporation, the Texas Supreme Court addressed causation in asbestos-disease lawsuits. The…
  • Oct 15

    Husband Misses Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Husband Misses Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claim
    Failure to file a medical malpractice claim within the time limits can result in your claim being barred. In the recent case of Gale v. Lucio, a doctor and wellness center appealed on the issue of whether the plaintiff could invoke the…
Rank this Week: 3489

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 735

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4862

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 27

    We have a page on our website, reproduced…

    We have a page on our website, reproduced below, which explains what we can do for you in you are injured at work in Connecticut. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of lawyers and the Connecticut Worker's Compensation Commission to explain…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1714

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: 4861

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: 4750