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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/
  • Sep 17

    Social Security Staff Fail to Develop Medical Evidence

    Social Security Staff Fail to Develop Medical Evidence
    The Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General recently found that the Disability Determination Services did not always develop all available medical evidence before making a disability determination. The report found that…
  • Sep 3

    For What Reasons Can Social Security Terminate Benefits?

    For What Reasons Can Social Security Terminate Benefits?
    Between 1981 and 1984, the Social Security Administration terminated the benefits of almost 500,000 disabled Americans, including tens of thousand of beneficiaries with severe mental impairments. Congress became involved, in order to…
  • Aug 27

    Florida Court Declares Workers' Compensation Law Unconstitutional

    Florida Court Declares Workers' Compensation Law Unconstitutional
    Judge Cueto of the Dade County 11th Circuit Court, has declared that the Florida Workers' Compensation law, Florida Statutes 440.00, is unconstitutional in part. Specifically, the Court found that the current Florida Workers' Compensation law…
Rank this Week: 2109

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/
  • Sep 17

    Cavalcade of Risk #217

    Cavalcade of Risk #217
    Cavalcade of Risk #217 is live, covering such wide-ranging topics from the Audacity of Dope to the state of the residual property market. Rebecca Shafer hosts at the WC Roundup blog - check it out!...
  • Sep 15

    "Calling a dog's tail a leg does not make it a leg": Big court loss for FedEx

    "Calling a dog's tail a leg does not make it a leg": Big court loss for FedEx
    Over the years, we've devoted a few dozen posts to the issue of FedEx and its drivers. Here's the issue in a nutshell: FedEx thinks its Ground drivers are independent contractors and the drivers generally disagree. For the eleven years we've…
  • Sep 11

    Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014; plus, a 9-11 remembrance

    Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014; plus, a 9-11 remembrance
    David Williams posts the first issue of the fall season at Health Business Blog - Health Wonk Review: September 11, 2014. Topics include Obamacare, Medicare, performance measurement, power plants and more... And speaking of 9/11... Our…
Rank this Week: 470

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4884

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/
  • Sep 17

    Be Thankful: It's Constitution Day

    Be Thankful: It's Constitution Day
    Not widely known or celebrated, September 17 is Constitution Day. Today we commemorate the vision and courage of the 39 men who established the legal framework of a new nation that, so far, has lasted 227 years.  The Constitution that…
  • May 13

    Disaster Management from the Intersection of Employment Law and Aviation

    Disaster Management from the Intersection of Employment Law and Aviation
    This is one of those subjects that no one likes to think about: a company has employees who die while on company business.  This checklist deals specifically with crashes of company-operated airplanes, but its applicability is wider…
  • Apr 17

    EEOC Learns the Hard Way That "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Doesn't Fly

    EEOC Learns the Hard Way That "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Doesn't Fly
    As a lawyer, you know that you're about to have a bad day when an appellate court opinion,in discussing your client's position, starts this way: In this case the EEOC sued the defendants for using the  same type of background check that…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
  • Sep 17

    Injuries in Miami Beach: How Likely Are They?

    Injuries in Miami Beach: How Likely Are They?
    Research studies and statistics help us make important safety decisions. For example, knowing that researchers have proven the dangers of drunk driving, we can make the decision to avoid driving after drinking and we can take steps to curb…
  • Sep 12

    ) When a Vacation Turns Sour: What to Do if You Are Injured as a Tourist in Miami or anywhere in Florida

    ) When a Vacation Turns Sour: What to Do if You Are Injured as a Tourist in Miami or anywhere in Florida
    Florida draws many tourists each year, and while most people enjoy their stay in a few instances tourists find that their vacation turns into a nightmare and they return home with serious losses and injuries rather than an album full of fun…
  • Sep 10

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality

    Boating Accidents in Miami and Florida Getting Worse as Bigger Boats and Crowded Bays Become a Reality
    Over the Fourth of July weekend this year, a 32-foot boat and a 36-foot boat collided on Key Biscayne, killing four people and seriously injuring three boaters. While the investigation is still ongoing, there is evidence to suggest that…
Rank this Week: 960

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 17

    Mercury Insurance Policy Found Ambiguous: Why Insurance Policies Must Specifically State a Fee Schedule

    Mercury Insurance Policy Found Ambiguous: Why Insurance Policies Must Specifically State a Fee Schedule
    On May 30, 2014, the Palm Beach County court, sitting in its appellate capacity, rendered a verdict for the plaintiff medical provider in a lawsuit for unpaid personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. The plaintiff medical provider filed…
  • Sep 16

    Safety Tips To Help You Avoid A Boating Accident

    Safety Tips To Help You Avoid A Boating Accident
    On September 9th, a boater was rescued by two Good Samaritans after his watercraft collided with a seawall in the Boynton Beach Inlet. Witnesses said the boater’s throttle was stuck, and he lost control of his boat. The man was pulled…
  • Sep 15

    Automobile Recalls to Watch Out For

    Automobile Recalls to Watch Out For
    Recall lists are constantly being updated with new safety problems involving cars, motorcycles, foods and even toys that your children play with.  With major issues of faulty airbags and faulty ignition switches GM has been at the top of…
Rank this Week: 531

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 17

    Completing A Subrogation Investigation

    Completing A Subrogation Investigation
    Subrogation is a large part of the investigating and handling of insurance injury claims.  Most times a lot of carriers will sign off on subro because they feel the injury was due to operator error or a safety violation in…
  • Sep 17

    Cavalcade of Risk #217, Top Risk Posts From The Blogosphere

    Cavalcade of Risk #217, Top Risk Posts From The Blogosphere
    The WC Roundup is proud to be hosting the 217th Cavalcade of Risk.  This bi-weekly blog is a collection of risk-related posts covering topics from finance, to insurance, to health.     The Audacity of Dope Blog:  From…
  • Sep 17

    Employer Fined After Worker Dies at LAX

    Employer Fined After Worker Dies at LAX
    The death of a worker at the Los Angeles International Airport earlier this year has led to a significant fine against one business.   Cal/OSHA recently cited Menzies Aviation $77,250 for three serious accident related, one serious and…
Rank this Week: 172

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4623

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    State With the Highest Deaths on the Job

    State With the Highest Deaths on the Job
    Today's post was shared by CAAA and comes from 247wallst.comWork-related deaths dropped slightly from 2012 to 2103, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), down from 4,628 to 4,405. Maybe worker safety programs are yielding better…
  • Sep 17

    Hillary Clinton calls for re-authorization of Zadroga Act

    Hillary Clinton calls for re-authorization of Zadroga Act
    Today's post is shared from nydailynews.comFresh off her appearance in Iowa -- where she dropped several hints about her future presidential ambitions in front of a crowd of more than 6,000 Democrats -- Hillary Clinton looked back as she…
  • Sep 17

    EPA: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

    EPA: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the American Trucking Associations, Kimberly Clark and the entire trucking industry, is taking this week to honor the 3.1 million professional truck drivers that deliver…
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • Sep 17

    Walking A Highline

    Walking A Highline
    The tension between social responsibility and financial gain that is the workers' compensation insurance industry is reflected in the latest California Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau's data report.Lower frequency and continued…
  • Sep 16

    Monopoly Part Deux

    Monopoly Part Deux
    Yesterday was an exploration on monopolies and workers' compensation - it was my conclusion that competition is what makes workers' compensation inefficient.Many have taken exception to that statement, understandably, because it defies…
  • Sep 15

    Work Comp and Monopoly Profit

    Work Comp and Monopoly Profit
    In our Blogger's Panel at the California Workers' Compensation and Risk Conference in Dana Point, CA last week we were asked about whether the Grand Bargain was still relevant.The panel was commenced on September 11, 2014, 13 years to the…
Rank this Week: 1499

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury
    Research suggests that Chiari malformation may be an under-reported birth injury. Chiari malformations are structural problems in the cerebellum, the area of the brain that maintains balance. The cerebellum normally sits above the foramen…
  • Sep 16

    Appellate court rules: employer must pay medical expenses in workers’ compensation case

    Appellate court rules: employer must pay medical expenses in workers’ compensation case
    The Appellate Court of Illinois recently decided an important workers’ compensation case. The court denied an employer’s request for a rehearing in a case concerning the issue of whether the company’s intent was to stipulate…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois sees decrease in medical malpractice payout

    Illinois sees decrease in medical malpractice payout
    In 2013, Medical Malpractice payouts decreased in Illinois, according to research from a medical malpractice insurer. Diedrich Healthcare performed an analysis of 2013 medical malpractice payments that were recorded by the National…
Rank this Week: 1368

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/
  • Sep 17

    Next Up, Incest

    Next Up, Incest
    Anthony C. Infanti, Big (Gay) Love: Has the IRS Legalized Polygamy?, N.C.L. Rev. Addendum (forthcoming, 2014), available at SSRN.Lily KahngGay marriage opponents love to fear monger about the slippery slope of extending marriage beyond…
  • Sep 16

    Those Are Pearls That Were His Eye

    Those Are Pearls That Were His Eye
    Valentina Vadi, War, Memory, and Culture: The Uncertain Legal Status of Historic Sunken Warships Under International Law, 37 Tul. Mar. L. J. 333 (2013).Stephen UriceFull fathom five thy father…
  • Sep 15

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer
    Ethan Michelson, Women in the Legal Profession, 1970-2010: A Study of the Global Supply of Lawyers, 20 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 1071 (2013).Sida LiuIn the past a few decades, feminization has been one of the most notable…
Rank this Week: 269

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage and Novapro Risk Solutions: Work-Related Cancer and Firefighter

    Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage and Novapro Risk Solutions: Work-Related Cancer and Firefighter
    Adamson v. Municipality of Anchorage and Novapro Risk Solutions, and the State of Alaska, involved a firefighter ("Claimant") who had worked for the municipal government for more than 30 years. When Claimant was diagnosed with prostate…
  • Sep 14

    Workers' Compensation Retaliation: Know Your Right

    Workers' Compensation Retaliation: Know Your Right
    A West Virginia man recently filed a lawsuit alleging his former employer, a mining company, fired him after he suffered an on-the-job injury and attempted to file for workers' compensation benefits. This kind of action is not unheard of.…
  • Sep 11

    North Carolina Industrial Commission Targets Companies Lacking Workers' Compensation Insurance

    North Carolina Industrial Commission Targets Companies Lacking Workers' Compensation Insurance
    The North Carolina Industrial Commission is cracking down on companies that illegally fail to maintain workers' compensation insurance, as required by law to ensure injured employees will have coverage. Using a new fraud alerting tool…
Rank this Week: 1552

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/
  • Sep 16

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff
    Recently, Johnson & Johnson was determined to be liable to a woman after she suffered serious injury as a result of using the company’s vaginal sling product. The jury returned a verdict in the woman’s favor for $3.27 million after...
  • Sep 9

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk
    Earlier this summer, a woman from Philadelphia was visiting Ocean City, Maryland with her family when she fell out of her wheelchair and fractured her arm. According to a report by DelmarvaNow, the woman is claiming that the city was...
  • Sep 2

    Doctor Allegedly Sexually Assaults Second Patient

    Doctor Allegedly Sexually Assaults Second Patient
    Earlier this year, a Maryland physician had his license suspended when reports surfaced that he had sexually assaulted a female patient. Last month, another report was made that the doctor assaulted another patient in a similar manner.…
Rank this Week: 247

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Texas Ranch Operator Liability for Trespassers' Fatal Truck Crash

    Texas Ranch Operator Liability for Trespassers' Fatal Truck Crash
    A family from Mexico -- a mother, father, and child -- hired a "coyote" to transport them into the United States, to either New Orleans or Houston. He picked them up in a truck at a safe house in Texas, along with another…
  • Sep 16

    Liability for Dog Bites in Texa

    Liability for Dog Bites in Texa
    In Rodriguez v. Reed, a Texas plaintiff appealed the trial court's summary judgment in favor of the defendant in a dog bite case. The case arose when the defendant was contacted at work that his burglar alarm was going off. He left his…
  • Sep 10

    Personal Injuries at Texas Amusement Park

    Personal Injuries at Texas Amusement Park
    Recently, two Texas teens fell over 12 feet off a carnival ride and were injured. One of the two teenagers sustained serious injuries, and the other was left with minor injuries. Some witnesses commented that the ride operator had not shut…
Rank this Week: 3533

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 16

    Getting Compensation for Avulsion Injurie

    Getting Compensation for Avulsion Injurie
    If you have been injured on the job, you have a right to receive compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. Work-related injuries can be serious and crippling. They may result in permanent disability depending on the seriousness of the…
  • Sep 10

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Knee Injurie

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Knee Injurie
    Work-related knee injuries can be disruptive and debilitating. An injured employee may need help receiving their workers’ compensation benefits. A knee injury resulting from a work-related accident may prevent employees from…
  • Sep 5

    Can a Lawsuit Be Filed Against a Co-Worker?

    Can a Lawsuit Be Filed Against a Co-Worker?
    What are your legal options if a co-worker has deliberately caused you injury while at work? You may choose to take legal action against a co-worker whose deliberate action has resulted in your work-related injury. A lawsuit may be…
Rank this Week: 4975

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/
  • Sep 16

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk
    A Johnson & Johnson company, DePuy, recently recalled its Synthes Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System because of risks most severely affected children and infants. These devices are used during operations to the trachea and other…
  • Sep 8

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire
    A fatal fire in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood on the far south side has left four children dead and two adults critically injured. The fire erupted on the second floor of a building housing nearly 20 unites, around 3:30 a.m. The four…
  • Sep 3

    Feds Question Chicago Police Shooting

    Feds Question Chicago Police Shooting
    The Chicago branch of the Fraternal Order of Police, a labor union of law enforcement officers, recently received warning that the federal government was investigating shootings by the Chicago Police Department. Specifically, both the FBI and…
Rank this Week: 641

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: 4902

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: 2243

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    The car insurance company says I am partially at fault for the car wreck. Should I still consult an attorney?

    The car insurance company says I am partially at fault for the car wreck. Should I still consult an attorney?
    The short answer is yes, but it wasn't always this way in Tennessee. For many years Tennessee was a contributory negligence state. That meant that if an accident was even 1% your fault you could not recover any damages through the Tennessee…
  • Jul 23

    COPD and Disability

    COPD and Disability
    Tennessee Social Security Disability attorney Ann Tycer is often asked to prove cases of disability involving COPD. This is a respiratory (lung) condition characterized by loss of pulmonary function making it very difficult to breath, which…
  • Jun 5

    Can you win Social Security Disability benefits due to Fibromyalgia?

    Can you win Social Security Disability benefits due to Fibromyalgia?
    Fibromyalgia is a complex disease (syndrome) with widespread symptoms. Muscle pain and weakness lasting more than three months is one of the foremost factors, but a number of other abnormalities are usually present. Some studies indicate that…
Rank this Week: 3748

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Gas Company Fined for Deadly Blast

    Gas Company Fined for Deadly Blast
    Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has now been fined as a result of a 2010 explosion that killed 8 people, according to PG&E fined 1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast. The 1.4 billion dollar penalty is a record settlement, according…
  • Sep 8

    Weather Related Injuries May Result in Worker's Compensation Payout

    Weather Related Injuries May Result in Worker's Compensation Payout
    In August of this year, Vincent Curley was recently awarded $215,000 as a result of an accident that happened in 2010 at his workplace, according to Graniteville Worker Injured at Manhattan Job Site Settles Lawsuit for $215K. Curley was in…
  • Aug 28

    Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation Claim

    Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation Claim
    A worker who is injured on the job and then files a workers' comp claim often fears losing his or her job, according to this article, Firing Fear Among New Predictors of Workers' Comp Outcomes. That lack of trust in the workplace can mean for…
Rank this Week: 4224

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
  • 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…
  • Oct 28

    Workers Compensation Coverage Not Optional

    Workers Compensation Coverage Not Optional
    What would you do if your employer asked you to accept a higher salary in exchange for “opting out” of the workers’ compensation system.  What would you say if a prospective employer offered you a job, but insisted that…
Rank this Week: 1747

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 9

    New Jersey Firm Fined for Workplace Safety Violation

    New Jersey Firm Fined for Workplace Safety Violation
    After observing a number of fall hazards at three construction sites in Bloomfield, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted a full investigation. According to an EHS Today news report, Concrete Systems Inc. now…
  • Aug 5

    Two Women Killed in New Jersey Crash

    Two Women Killed in New Jersey Crash
    Two women were killed and six others were injured in a New Jersey car accident involving a car and a truck. According to a news report in The New York Times, the fatal car accident occurred in the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway…
Rank this Week: 839

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Appropriate Discipline or Child Abuse?

    Appropriate Discipline or Child Abuse?
    Former University of Oklahoma Sooners running back Adrian Peterson was arrested for child abuse after admitting to disciplining his 4-year-old son with a switch. The Minnesota Vikings suspended Peterson for one game after learning of his…
  • Sep 11

    Presumption of Guilt: The Consequences of False Rape Claim

    Presumption of Guilt: The Consequences of False Rape Claim
    A former softball coach and teacher once charged with rape and sexual battery pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor this week. The felony sex crime charges against Tyler Lee Patterson, 27, were dismissed after the man’s accuser…
  • Sep 10

    Child Abuse by Injury

    Child Abuse by Injury
    NOT GUILTY
Rank this Week: 3248

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/
  • Sep 15

    Genetic Testing and Pain Medication

    Genetic Testing and Pain Medication
    A former volunteer firefighter who sustained burns and partial amputation of his fingers on both hands continues to suffer from PTSD, flashbacks and sleep disturbances. His pain management physician has ordered a genetic study to help…
  • Sep 11

    Changes to Hydrocodone Classification

    Changes to Hydrocodone Classification
    According to the 2012 Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, nonmedical use of prescription drugs ranks as the second most common class of illicit drug use in the United States. After more than 10 years of debate and…
  • Sep 8

    Injured Workers Win Class Action Lawsuit for Interference of Medical Treatment

    Injured Workers Win Class Action Lawsuit for Interference of Medical Treatment
    According to The Denver Post (November 14, 2012), a 2009 class action lawsuit brought by 13,521 injured workers against Wal-Mart and its service providers settled for $8 million after a three-year fight. Colorado state law prohibits outside…
Rank this Week: 2239

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Sep 15

    Family of BU student killed in fire prepares lawsuit

    Family of BU student killed in fire prepares lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.bostonglobe.com Binland Lee The family of a 22-year-old Boston University student who died in a fire last year after getting trapped in her…
  • Sep 11

    Mother files wrongful death lawsuit over 19-year-old son who died on Rikers Island in solitary confinement

    Mother files wrongful death lawsuit over 19-year-old son who died on Rikers Island in solitary confinement
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.nydailynews.com Andy Henriquez, 19, suffered a slow, agonizing and lonely death while he was locked up in solitary confinement at Rikers…
  • Sep 8

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule
    Senator Tom Harkin I wrote the post below as an editorial in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Because The Scheudles That Work Act is of national importance I want to make sure this issue receives the attention that it deserves by promoting…
Rank this Week: 932

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Sep 15

    Increase in Wage Theft Claim

    Increase in Wage Theft Claim
    Today’s blog post was written by guest author Leonard Jernigan from The Jernigan Law Firm in North Carolina. Firm associate Brody Ockander also brought The New York Times story to my attention that Mr. Jernigan references. Here’s…
  • Sep 11

    Considering Priorities on Patriot Day

    Considering Priorities on Patriot Day
    “Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?” Alan Jackson, “Where Were You” Have you heard that tune? While I don’t remember all the words, the internets can help with that, and the…
  • Sep 8

    Are You Really an Independent Contractor?

    Are You Really an Independent Contractor?
    “Calling a dog’s tail a leg does not make it a leg.” Abraham Lincoln FedEx drivers recently won two class-action lawsuits in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The court ruled that FedEx wrongfully withheld overtime pay,…
Rank this Week: 1799

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Sep 15

    National Prevention Council Annual Status Report

    National Prevention Council Annual Status Report
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from www.surgeongeneral.gov Every year, the Council submits a report describing national progress in meeting specific prevention, health promotion, and public health goals defined…
  • Sep 11

    Lawsuit claims DEA paid man with crack

    Lawsuit claims DEA paid man with crack
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from krqe.com ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – Federal agents paid a struggling addict in crack cocaine for his help with an undercover investigation into a…
  • Sep 8

    OSHA Chief: Inequality in America Is About Workplace Hazards, Too

    OSHA Chief: Inequality in America Is About Workplace Hazards, Too
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.nbcnews.com Image: Assistant Labor Secretary David Michaels of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration attends a full committee hearing on Capitol Hill…
Rank this Week: 1569

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/
  • Sep 14

    Hayes v. Rosenbaum Signs - Employer Can't Take Inconsistent Positions on Work Injury Claim

    Hayes v. Rosenbaum Signs - Employer Can't Take Inconsistent Positions on Work Injury Claim
    Our Atlanta work injury lawyers expect employers to challenge workers' compensation claims on the grounds that they weren't actually caused by job duties. We also sometimes anticipate challenges to ongoing benefits, based on argument the…
  • Sep 7

    Whigham v. Jackson Dawson Communications - Kickball Game Injuries Compensable

    Whigham v. Jackson Dawson Communications - Kickball Game Injuries Compensable
    Sport's injuries are not typically covered under worker's compensation insurance. But as our Atlanta workers' compensation lawyers have come to know well, there are always exceptions. A perfect example of this was highlighted recently in the…
  • Aug 25

    Harris v. Millennium Hotel - Same-Sex Partnership and Workers' Compensation Benefit

    Harris v. Millennium Hotel - Same-Sex Partnership and Workers' Compensation Benefit
    Workers' compensation benefits are intended to aid an employee and his or her dependents in the event serious injury or death arises in the course of job-related functions. Generally, for purposes of benefit collection, "spouses" are defined…
Rank this Week: 2720

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Job Searche

    Job Searche
    The quality of a claimant's job searches while collecting temporary partial benefits in connection with you Connecticut Worker's Compensation Claim is a source of frequent consternation to insurance adjusters. To ensure the timely,…
  • Dec 2

    Age and Social Security Disability

    Age and Social Security Disability
    SSD FAQ: Is it easier to get approved for Disability after age 50? Answer: Generally yes, depending on your specific situation. The SSA's "ability to work" rules are more relaxed for applicants who are 50 and older. As a result, a…
  • Nov 19

    Year End Brings Settlement Time

    Year End Brings Settlement Time
    As the year begins to draw to close, insurance companies begin to think about getting older cases off their books. This can be used to your advantage if you know how to accurately price a case for settlement. We have 27 years of…
Rank this Week: 1706

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/
  • Sep 12

    Off-duty domestic violence — what’s an employer to do?

    Off-duty domestic violence — what’s an employer to do?
    As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell can tell you, it isn’t easy for an employer to handle off-duty domestic violence situations. Sometimes your employee is the victim. If so, you may have someone who is distracted, scared, upset, or…
  • Sep 11

    Which drug-testing law applies? Who knows?

    Which drug-testing law applies? Who knows?
    This drug-testing case would make a great law school final exam. Shawn Olson of Minnesota was offered a job in West Virginia by Push, Inc., a company based in Wisconsin. Mr. Olson was asked to complete a pre-hire drug test, which was…
  • Sep 11

    9.11.01

    9.11.01
    We will never forget you… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 415

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Sep 11

    Consequences of Texting and Driving the "Kulesh, Kubert and Bolis' Law"

    Consequences of Texting and Driving the "Kulesh, Kubert and Bolis' Law"
    Many of us know about the dangers of texting and driving. Yet, some motorists continue to text and drive.  It is a dangerous and illegal activity.  How many people know that you can be put in jail for texting and…
  • Sep 3

    Bad Faith

    Bad Faith
    I've previously shared stories about insurance companies that engage in unfair claims settlement practices in order to avoid paying out on legitimate claims. The bottom line for insurance companies is money. The more claims the insurance…
  • Aug 29

    Social Media and Workers' Compensation

    Social Media and Workers' Compensation
    Recent news stories have highlighted  awareness of the dangers of digital data being exposed after breaches of security.  Digital data is not only exposed after breaches in security, such data can be exposed by an individual posting…
Rank this Week: 1584

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Sep 11

    Lawsuit claims incarcerated juvenile seriously injured

    Lawsuit claims incarcerated juvenile seriously injured
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.reviewjournal.com By YESENIA AMAROLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL A lawsuit filed Thursday on behalf of a juvenile inmate alleges he suffered…
  • Sep 8

    Why Are Men Leaving The American Workforce?

    Why Are Men Leaving The American Workforce?
    Today’s post was shared by Trucker Lawyers and comes from www.npr.org It was a great time to be an American man in the workplace after World War II. Hiring was strong for both white-collar jobs and factory work while industries like…
  • Sep 8

    Fallin Gives Work Comp Commission Opportunity To Improve After A Request For Their Resignation

    Fallin Gives Work Comp Commission Opportunity To Improve After A Request For Their Resignation
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp Brief and comes from kgou.org Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission Credit Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission Governor Mary Fallin is not asking the three members of the Workers…
Rank this Week: 2396

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
  • 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…
  • Sep 10

    Selecting A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Selecting A Personal Injury Lawyer
    Being injured through no fault of your own can be a very difficult time for you and your family. Hiring a personal injury lawyer as quickly as possible to represent you after the injury occurs is an important step in protecting your options…
Rank this Week: 4364

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 8

    Alabama Court Rules Exemption From Coverage Must be Revoked

    Alabama Court Rules Exemption From Coverage Must be Revoked
    Hooks v. Coastal Stone Works, Inc. Released September 5, 2014 The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals ruled that an officer of a corporation must take action to revoke previous certification of exemption from workers’ compensation…
  • Aug 28

    DEA Reclassifies Hydrocodone

    DEA Reclassifies Hydrocodone
    In an effort to reduce painkiller abuse and misuse, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced last week that it is reclassifying hydrocodone as a Schedule II Controlled Substance. Under the new regulation, which will go into effect on…
Rank this Week: 2278

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

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

    Using Social Media for your Massachusetts Busine

    Using Social Media for your Massachusetts Busine
    Social media is an essential part of any Massachusetts business. The use of social Media in Massachusetts businesses has grown significantly in recent years. The PEW Internet and American Life Project published a recent report showing that…
  • Jul 31

    WARNING: YOUR E-MAILS MIGHT BIND YOU TO A CONTRACT

    WARNING: YOUR E-MAILS MIGHT BIND YOU TO A CONTRACT
    By: Marissa Louro | Law Clerk In a world where many rely on technology to expedite personal and business communications, it is no surprise that recent decisions in Massachusetts state and federal courts are deeming email conversations…
Rank this Week: 3744

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/
  • Sep 8

    Motorcycle Accidents in Maryland

    Motorcycle Accidents in Maryland
    If you are injured in a motorcycle accident in Maryland, injuries are more likely to be severe than if you were operating an automobile. You can sue the driver who is at fault for the crash to recover compensation. Most often,…
  • Aug 13

    Statute of Limitations Issues in Maryland Medical Malpractice

    Statute of Limitations Issues in Maryland Medical Malpractice
    Statute of limitations issues can play a big part in your lawsuit. In medical malpractice lawsuits especially, it is important to consult an attorney as soon as you are aware you might have a claim. Your attorney will likely need time to…
  • Aug 10

    Maryland Notice Requirement When Suing a Local Government Entity for Negligence

    Maryland Notice Requirement When Suing a Local Government Entity for Negligence
    In a recent case, a Maryland driver and passenger sued Dorothea Maynor, the driver of another car, for negligence. Maynor sued the mayor and City Council of Baltimore. The case arose when Maynor was driving in Baltimore City and entered…
Rank this Week: 4893

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 5

    BP Found to be “Grossly Negligent” In 2010 Oil Spill

    BP Found to be “Grossly Negligent” In 2010 Oil Spill
    Federal District Court Judge Carl Barbier released his ruling on phase one of the trial against BP, Transocean and Halliburton related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the results aren’t pretty for BP.  Judge Barbier…
  • Aug 26

    Orange County is on Alert for Crosswalk Violations as School is Back in Session

    Orange County is on Alert for Crosswalk Violations as School is Back in Session
    Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Department have stepped up their efforts to patrol for crosswalk right of way violations as schools start back in During enforcement actions,…
Rank this Week: 4851

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    I’ve Just Been Injured At Work, What Should I Do?

    I’ve Just Been Injured At Work, What Should I Do?
    You’re at work. It’s like any other workday on the jobsite, when suddenly, the unthinkable happens. You’re rushed to the emergency room with serious injuries—possibly a broken back and a head injury. “How am I…
  • Aug 27

    Court Approves Workers’ Compensation to Man Injured While Playing Kickball

    Court Approves Workers’ Compensation to Man Injured While Playing Kickball
    A state Supreme Court said that a worker at a marketing and P.R. firm who was injured while playing kickball as part of a team building event is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The reason for this, said that court, is that…
  • Aug 12

    Why returning to work after an injury may be a hassle, according to GENEX study

    Why returning to work after an injury may be a hassle, according to GENEX study
    Last year more than three million American employees experience a work-related injury. For employers this represented around $1 billion per week, in addition to the employees’ social costs. Aside from the financial loses, employees may…
Rank this Week: 1223

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 5

    OWCP RELATED: MANAGERIAL HEADACHES 2: OTHER ACHES (ORTHOPEDIC)

    OWCP RELATED: MANAGERIAL HEADACHES 2: OTHER ACHES (ORTHOPEDIC)
    Of the federal government’s 2.6 million employees, approximately 40% (1.1 million) are professional, technical, scientific or clerical workers, who spend the large majority of their work time intensively typing on a computer keyboard or…
Rank this Week: 4648

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

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

http://compwonk.com
  • Sep 3

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    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Jul 22

    2014 Super Lawyers | Law Office of Thomas Mottaz

    2014 Super Lawyers | Law Office of Thomas Mottaz
    The Law Office of Thomas Mottaz is proud to announce that David Kempston and Thomas Mottaz have been named Minnesota Super Lawyers . Congratulations to Thomas Mottaz and David Kempston for their recognition again as being…
  • Jul 22

    2014 Super Lawyers | Law Office of Thomas Mottaz

    2014 Super Lawyers | Law Office of Thomas Mottaz
    The Law Office of Thomas Mottaz is proud to announce that David Kempston and Thomas Mottaz have been named Minnesota Super Lawyers . Congratulations to Thomas Mottaz and David Kempston for their recognition again as being…
Rank this Week: 1576

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/
  • Aug 30

    What's An Apportionment of Your PPD Award?

    What's An Apportionment of Your PPD Award?
    Forgive me for not explaining the word apportionment sooner in my past blog posts about permanent partial disability awards on Nevada workers' compensation claims.   It's a bad word, and it means subtraction from the percentage of…
  • Aug 26

    Mark Kabin, M.D., Orthopedic spine surgeon

    Mark Kabin, M.D., Orthopedic spine surgeon
     Mark Kabins, M.D. spoke to a small group of claimants' attorneys last week to  talk about treatment of work-related spinal injuries.  Dr. Kabins, a long-time resident of Las Vegas, was a very animated and passionate speaker…
  • Aug 15

    Dr. Maureen Mackey Die

    Dr. Maureen Mackey Die
    One of the best physicians to care for Nevada's injured workers died recently following a long battle with cancer. I first met Dr. Maureen Mackey when I was working as an attorney for the State Industrial Insurance System, and she was…
Rank this Week: 1822

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: 168

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • 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.…
  • Jul 23

    How Do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Case?

    How Do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Case?
    In legal terms, personal injury refers to any injury that a victim may sustain to his or her body, mind, or emotions. However, in order for it to be considered a successful personal injury claim, the victim and his or … Continue…
  • Jun 17

    Temporary Medical and Wage Compensation for NJ Workers’ Comp

    Temporary Medical and Wage Compensation for NJ Workers’ Comp
    In a New Jersey workers’ compensation case, your employer is responsible for providing you with the reasonable medical treatment necessary for injuries you sustained as a result of an accident at work. In turn, the employer has the…
Rank this Week: 4908

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jul 16

    How Can I Get Mortgage Statements Sent To Me Again After Filing Bankruptcy?

    How Can I Get Mortgage Statements Sent To Me Again After Filing Bankruptcy?
    Once your case is filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the creditors are notified of the filing, your mortgage company may stop sending you the monthly statements for your house payment.  This is a protective measure on their…
Rank this Week: 1460