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New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion

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

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident

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

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash

    Grandmother Critically Injured in New Jersey Crash
    An 85-year-old woman was critically injured in a New Jersey car accident when a delivery van struck her and her grandson as they crossed the street. According to an Asbury Park Press news report, the pedestrian accident occurred on Newman…
Rank this Week: 847

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion

    Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion
    A recent report indicates that promoting healthier dietary habits at work significantly pays off by reducing: diabetes, cancer and heart related disease. The findings were published shortly after a recent Harvard School of Public Health…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule
    Senator Tom Harkin Today's post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm.I wrote the post below as an editorial in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Because The Scheudles That Work Act is of national…
  • Oct 19

    Walmart Workers Demand $15 Wage in Several Protest

    Walmart Workers Demand $15 Wage in Several Protest
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com As retail workers step up demands for higher wages and more stable working hours, a trade organization has warned that many retailers cannot afford to pay more,…
Rank this Week: 346

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

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

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

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

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable

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

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security
    After serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, Carolyn Colvin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the the Commissioner of Social Security, for a term that ends in early 2019. Ms. Colvin has been the Acting Commissioner…
Rank this Week: 2116

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

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

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

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

    Workers' Compensation: Advantages of Self-Insurance

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

    EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements Dealt Blow

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

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 20

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation
    Lowering Workers’ Comp Costs – Best Practices webinar attracted over 750 industry professionals, including employers, risk managers, safety directors, brokers, consultants, or producers involved in claims management, specific…
  • Oct 20

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury
        Adjusters are very particular on wording, especially when it describes an injury or event.  Below I am going to use some real-world examples of injury descriptions from real work comp claims.  Don’t laugh, you…
  • Oct 17

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine
    The roofing business can be one of the most dangerous fields out there, especially if safety protocol is not being followed.   Recently, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited an Olympia roofing company…
Rank this Week: 172

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    2014 National School Bus Safety Week: October 20-24

    2014 National School Bus Safety Week: October 20-24
    I have always been curious why school buses don’t have seatbelts. Of course, this led me to seek answers. My question is simple; why is it the law for everyone to be buckled up in their car, yet we put our young, fragile children on…
  • Oct 17

    5 Statements You Should NEVER Make at Your Disability Hearing

    5 Statements You Should NEVER Make at Your Disability Hearing
    A Social Security disability hearing is your chance to show the judge how your disability affects your daily life and why you are no longer able to work. It is extremely important to be truthful about your daily habits and your disability. If…
  • Oct 16

    Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Teenager

    Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Teenager
    As we reach the middle of October there is more and more talk about the spooky holiday we end the month with…Halloween! Halloween is a time for candy, dressing up, trick-or-treating and having fun. But it is important to remember to be…
Rank this Week: 532

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Oct 20

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Ebola?

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

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website

    Truckerlawyers.com Announces Mobile Website
    A new mobile website for truckerlawyers.com has gone live, said Rod Rehm, owner of truckerlawyers.com and Rehm, Bennett & Moore law firm. It can be found on truckerlawyers.com/mobile or by searching for trucker lawyers on a mobile device.…
  • Oct 13

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

    Examining Workers’ Compensation’s ‘Grand Bargain’ and the Upcoming Election
    Here’s why people should support candidates who will protect workers’ rights. Understand that the ongoing workers’ compensation issues faced by state legislatures are not going away, so state legislatures are the front lines…
Rank this Week: 1762

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Oct 20

    In Cities Across the Country, Opportunity is Making a Comeback

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

    Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Form Seaport Alliance

    Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Form Seaport Alliance
    Unified management structure targets increased marine cargo, addresses competitive threats. The Seattle and Tacoma port commissions plan to unify the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions under a…
  • Oct 13

    Those Lazy Joble

    Those Lazy Joble
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.nytimes.com Last week John Boehner, the speaker of the House, explained to an audience at the American Enterprise Institute what’s holding back employment…
Rank this Week: 2389

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Oct 20

    Hammond police sued over use of Taser during traffic stop

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

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm. The dangers of prescription pain meds get a fair amount of regular attention in the media.  A recent Consumer Reports (CR) article described a 300% rise in…
  • Oct 13

    Are You Really an Independent Contractor?

    Are You Really an Independent Contractor?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. “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…
Rank this Week: 938

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?

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

    Giving Back: Senior Partner Catherine Stanton Joins EAC Network Board

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

    Attorney Frank Francis To Lecture On Workers’ Compensation

    Attorney Frank Francis To Lecture On Workers’ Compensation
    Associate Frank Francis will be lecturing on October 22nd at a continuing legal education event hosted by The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York’s Solo and Small Law Firm Practitioners Committee.  The event is…
Rank this Week: 1574

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    No Chief's Disease Here

    No Chief's Disease Here
    The California Highway Patrol, criticized in the past for exploitative "Chief's Disease," has a program in place that demonstrates that workers' compensation can accomplish amazing things when all of the right motivations are in all of the…
  • Oct 17

    The Long Arm of Failure

    The Long Arm of Failure
    How far do failed New York self-insurance trust issues go?Answer: All the way across the nation to the West Coast.In a lawsuit recently filed, California-based Waste Connections Inc. says it was duped because New York based Hudson Valley…
  • Oct 16

    Ebola and Work Comp

    Ebola and Work Comp
    As the Ebola scare was developing there was speculation about the applicability of workers' compensation to such cases.Now that 2 nurses have contracted the disease from occupational exposure the debate is not about AOE/COE, but how far this…
Rank this Week: 1486

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

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

    College Student Charged with Murder of Parents, Sister

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

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing
    Criticizing sex offender laws as too severe is not a popular stance. Most people tend to lump all “sex offenders” in the same category as violent child predators, and they feel like the only acceptable reform of sex offender laws…
  • Oct 13

    Who is Luring Whom?

    Who is Luring Whom?
    In Oklahoma, we call it “Soliciting Sexual Conduct or Communication with a Minor by Use of Technology.” In other states, they call it “Internet Luring” or “Online Solicitation of a Minor.” No matter how…
Rank this Week: 3195

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Oct 20

    Green Go! – The Military’s Sustainability Mission

    Green Go! – The Military’s Sustainability Mission
    ­­Sarah E. Light, The Military-Environmental Complex, 55 B.C. L. Rev. 879 (2014).Felix Mormann“Green Go!” The U.S. battle cry in the Mexican-American War that, according to some etymologists, earned Americans their…
  • Oct 17

    On the Rise of Lawyers in Lobbying in India

    On the Rise of Lawyers in Lobbying in India
    Bhargavi Zageri, Notes from the Field: How India's Corporate Law Firms are Influencing Her Legal, Policy and Regulatory Frameworks, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No.2014-19, 2014, available at SSRN.Nick…
  • Oct 15

    Citizenship by Descent

    Citizenship by Descent
    Kristin A. Collins, Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation, 123 Yale L.J. 2134 (2014).Allison TirresThere are three paths to citizenship in the United States: birth,…
Rank this Week: 269

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

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

    Do You Have An Emergency Financial Plan for Serious Personal Injury?
    Personal injury and unexpected medical costs are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy in this country. Being seriously injured can cause you to lose time at work and can lead to large medical bills. A serious injury can also be difficult…
  • Oct 15

    Campus Safety Tip

    Campus Safety Tip
    Campuses in Miami and other Florida cities have security teams and safety policies to keep students safe. The aim of colleges is to provide a good education to students, but these organizations are also expected by law to take reasonable…
  • Oct 10

    Hazing: A Very Preventable Cause of Injury and Death on Campuse

    Hazing: A Very Preventable Cause of Injury and Death on Campuse
    Hazing is often seen as an inevitable part of rushing a fraternity or sorority. Unfortunately, hazing and other fraternity-related events have been causing fatalities and serious injuries, pushing colleges to rethink their societies. Miami…
Rank this Week: 961

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Labor trauma can cause birth injurie

    Labor trauma can cause birth injurie
    A number of birth injuries can result from trauma experienced during the labor and delivery process. Said trauma can result from mistakes on the part of medical professionals attending the birth. Head trauma suffered during delivery can cause…
  • Oct 15

    Wrongful death lawsuits filed against DCFS by families of two deceased girl

    Wrongful death lawsuits filed against DCFS by families of two deceased girl
    Wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against the state Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) by the families of two deceased girls, accusing the agency of ignoring indications that the children had been placed in abusive…
  • Oct 14

    Appellate court rules worker’s injury in fall compensable

    Appellate court rules worker’s injury in fall compensable
    The Appellate Court of Illinois reversed the judgment of a trial court in a workers’ compensation case, ruling that the worker’s injury in a fall was compensable. The claimant, Jane R. Brais, suffered an injury to her wrist when…
Rank this Week: 1361

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Oct 17

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer
    I’d like to thank Sarah Phaff of our Macon, Georgia, office, who wrote this post with me. As one who presumably has no nude selfies, you may not be too concerned about a “hack” like the one that continues to afflict…
  • Oct 16

    Eggs in the workplace

    Eggs in the workplace
    No, not that kind of egg. This kind of egg:   Eggs – human eggs, aka ova – have been in the news this week. First, it was announced that Facebook and Apple will begin offering insurance coverage for female employees to freeze…
  • Oct 10

    A reader asks: “Is it me, or has job interviewing become really complicated?”

    A reader asks: “Is it me, or has job interviewing become really complicated?”
    Last week, I wrote about the two situations in which an employer should ask an applicant about a disability or a religious belief or practice that might require reasonable accommodation. (As I emphasized last week, 99 percent of the time, you…
Rank this Week: 416

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    Connecticut Construction Site Accident

    Connecticut Construction Site Accident
    Construction sites are arguably the most dangerous work sites due to the type of work being done. Construction involves heavy duty tools and equipment and without the property safety precautions, accidents can result in devastating injuries.…
  • Oct 16

    Pre-Existing Conditions and Connecticut Worker's Compensation

    Pre-Existing Conditions and Connecticut Worker's Compensation
    The Compensation Review Board has recently decided a case involving the "aggravation" of a pre-existing condition by the work environment. Their decision may have significant impact on a number of Claimant's. Please call us at 860-523-8783…
  • Oct 16

    One Law, Many Name

    One Law, Many Name
    When talking about the law that handles claims for a work injury, most people use this phrase: Connecticut Workers Compensation The official term that the State of Connecticut uses is: Workers' Compensation The "shortcut" term used by…
Rank this Week: 1708

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

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

    Bad Performance at Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Functional Capacity Examination (FCE)
    The doctor declares the claimant to be at maximum medical improvement (MMI) for his or her work place injury. What happens next?Well in Virginia the doctor often does not set permanent work restrictions. Rather, the doctor refers the worker…
  • Oct 16

    Virginia Workers Compensation Attorney & Your Accident

    Virginia Workers Compensation Attorney & Your Accident
    When you have an accident at work, you need a specialist in Virginia Workers' Compensation Accident.  You would not go to a family doctor for brain surgery!1.   First, look for an attorney who specializes in Virginia WC law.2.…
  • Oct 13

    Virginia Workers' Compensation Accident? Report it?

    Virginia Workers' Compensation Accident? Report it?
    As a workers' compensation lawyer, I have seen this scenario many times: a worker injured himself or herself at work, thinks nothing of it, and continues to work. Weeks later or maybe months later the problem gets worse and the injured worker…
Rank this Week: 4376

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2249

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Oct 16

    Are Uber Drivers Getting Their Tips?

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

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

    Pricey Medical Billing Errors Can Cost Thousands: What You Can Do to Prevent it From Happening to You.
    How frequently do you think you’ve been overcharged by a medical provider? According to medical bill expert and founder of Medical Recovery Services, Pat Palmer, your chances are pretty high. According to Ms. Palmer, eight out of ten…
  • Oct 9

    US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airport

    US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airport
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.cidrap.umn.edu Federal officials are finalizing details on Ebola screening steps for travelers arriving at US airports, which may be announced in a few days and…
Rank this Week: 2241

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Oct 16

    Hearing Loss from Ongoing Exposure to Excessive Noise

    Hearing Loss from Ongoing Exposure to Excessive Noise
    Anyone who saw the Super Bowl last January witnessed the impact the crowd noise had on the players on the field.  The ‘12th Man’, as the fans in Seattle are known, has become famous for the extreme noise levels.  …
  • Oct 8

    I was Laid off from a Casino, Will that Effect My Workers’ Compensation Case?

    I was Laid off from a Casino, Will that Effect My Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The closing of Revel and Showboat  casinos over the Labor Day weekend will not have an effect on an injured worker who had a valid workers’ compensation claim before the casino closed.  In fact, if you were injured while you…
  • Oct 2

    Stark & Stark and The Meadows Frozen Custard are Proud to Honor Fallen Soldier

    Stark & Stark and The Meadows Frozen Custard are Proud to Honor Fallen Soldier
    Although I am an Attorney at Stark &  Stark in the Personal Injury Department by day, I am also co-owner of a frozen custard store, The Meadows, which is located on Route 130 in Delran, New Jersey.  On Sunday, October 5, 2014,…
Rank this Week: 1587

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

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

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Oct 15

    Cavalcade of Risk #219

    Cavalcade of Risk #219
    Russell Hutchinson has posted the 219th edition of Cavalcade of Risk at moneyblog. Catch up on various risk-related issues, including reports from New Zealand. Russell is our ongoing global correspondent!...
  • Oct 10

    And The Winner Is.....

    And The Winner Is.....
    California! Again! Early this week, Oregon's Department of Consumer and Business Services published its biannual rankings of state workers' comp costs (by the way, did you know that "biannual" means both twice a year and once every…
  • Oct 10

    For the latest Health Wonk Review, go see Joe

    For the latest Health Wonk Review, go see Joe
    Joe Paduda has posted this week's Health Wonk Review at Managed Care Matters. In keeping with the overall mission of HWR, he says that there's "lots of health policy stuff, all right here!" While at Joe's blog, also check out his…
Rank this Week: 468

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change

    Medical Device Makers No Longer Required to Report Product Change
    Companies that manufacture medical devices used to have to report any changes they made to the devices to the FDA. On Tuesday, the FDA announced that it would no longer make companies report this information, except when they apply to recalls…
  • Oct 13

    Boeing Whistleblowers Cause $23 Million Settlement

    Boeing Whistleblowers Cause $23 Million Settlement
    Chicago-based aerospace company Boeing recently settled a labor law violations lawsuit in the amount of $23 million. The lawsuit was filed after four present and former Boeing employees acted as whistleblowers, exposing false labor…
  • Oct 9

    TVM Company Agrees to $400 Million Settlement

    TVM Company Agrees to $400 Million Settlement
    Endo International, one of the major manufacturers of tranvaginal mesh products, recently agreed to pay more than $400 million to women who were harmed by the devices. More than 10,000 lawsuits will be resolved in this settlement, with an…
Rank this Week: 637

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    RECALL: Chrysler Recalls 184,000 Vehicles for Airbag Problem

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

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

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

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

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

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1540

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

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

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

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

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

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash

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

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

    Is Negligence Alone to Blame in Toddler's Hyperthermia Death?
    For many in Atlanta, this summer began with a toddler's tragic death and...a question. On June 18th of this year, 22 month old Cooper Harris perished after his father mistakenly left him alone in the family car for seven hours as temperatures…
Rank this Week: 2851

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

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

    Alabama Court of Appeals Reverses Itself in Attorney Fee Case

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

    The Alabama Workers Comp Blawg is Seven Years Old

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

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

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

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Explosion in Alabama Steel Plant Kills Worker

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

    Highway Workers Killed on Road

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

    Nurses Face Injuries and Danger at Work

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

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

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

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

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

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

    Marta v. Reid - Late Payments in Workers' Compensation Claim
    The Georgia Legislature recognized that when workers are injured on-the-job, they are entitled not only to receive adequate compensation, but also to obtain those benefits in a timely manner. In order to give employers incentive to comply,…
  • Sep 28

    Burkhart v. H.J. Heinz Co. - Asbestos Injury Deposition Inadmissible in Workers' Comp Case

    Burkhart v. H.J. Heinz Co. - Asbestos Injury Deposition Inadmissible in Workers' Comp Case
    If you have been injured in the course of your employment, generally the only compensation you can receive will come from your workers' compensation insurance. However, there are third-party liability exceptions. One of the most common…
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James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 9

    How to Prove Permanent and Total Disability

    How to Prove Permanent and Total Disability
    Proving permanent disability in a workers’ compensation claim may be difficult. Some workers’ compensation claims are related to a work-related injury which in time heals, allowing the employee to return to work.…
  • Oct 9

    How to Prove Permanent and Total Disability

    How to Prove Permanent and Total Disability
    Proving permanent disability in a workers’ compensation claim may be difficult. Some workers’ compensation claims are related to a work-related injury which in time heals, allowing the employee to return to work.…
  • Sep 24

    Coping with Work-Related Head Injurie

    Coping with Work-Related Head Injurie
    Work-related head injuries can have serious consequences, including both physical and financial hardships for the injured employee. Work-related head injuries can be serious and fatal. Work-related head injuries can lead to subdural…
Rank this Week: 4963

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 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…
  • Sep 30

    When Do Second Injuries Relate Back to First Injuries in Maryland Workplaces?

    When Do Second Injuries Relate Back to First Injuries in Maryland Workplaces?
    In the 2012 case WMATA v. Williams, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”) appealed after the Circuit Court affirmed the workers’ compensation ruling that a worker’s leg injury was causally…
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Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

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

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

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

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

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

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

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab
    I want to talk with you today about rotator cuff injuries and the importance of both proper medical care and appropriate rehabilitation and followup. In many respects the right kind of rehabilitation and follow-up medical care can make the…
Rank this Week: 1763

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

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

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Oct 7

    Nevada Insurers Often Wrong About Pre-existing Condition

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

    When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Order

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

    Nevada Fire Fighters Have Special Work Comp Law

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

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

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

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

    GAMES APPELLATE REVIEWERS PLAY: RECONSIDERATIONS

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

    From the OPM Disability Victory Files!

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

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

    OPM Disability Retirement – FMLA and/or Sick Leave or Tough it Out?
    This is a very interesting and relevant topic and probably one of our main specialities in assisting our clients.  Virtually all of our OPM Disability Retirement cases have some period of time when the employee is struggling with whether…
Rank this Week: 4642

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Oct 6

    Some Transvaginal Mesh Claims are Reaching Settlement

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

    Actos Cancer Links Put Takeda Pharmaceuticals on the Defensive

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

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

    Ken Feinberg, the British Government and the US Chamber of Commerce All Come to BP’s Aid
    Ken Feinberg, the attorney who ran the 9/11 victims compensation fund and the current GM ignition switch fund, the British Government, and the US Chamber of Commerce have all filed amicus curiae, or “friends of the court” briefs…
Rank this Week: 4782

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 3

    What to do if Injured at Work in Massachusett

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

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided

    Mechanic’s Lien: Protecting the Services You Have Provided
    Under Massachusetts law, a contractor, sub-contractor, and/or supplier who has provided services and/or materials for the improvement of materials may secure their right to payment by recording a Mechanic’s Lien. Unfortunately, due to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3737

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Oct 2

    Nursing Home Abuse Neglect

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

    Interviewing A Wrongful Death Lawyer

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

    The Importance Of Truck Accident Attorneys to Your Case

    The Importance Of Truck Accident Attorneys to Your Case
    The number of people that are injured or killed in large truck accidents continues to rise across the United States. There are approximately 125,000 accidents per year that involved big rigs with about 50,000 involving injuries, including…
Rank this Week: 4344

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

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

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

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

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

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

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

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4916

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4774

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

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

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

    Cape Cod MA Crane Accident Deaths Were Preventable

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

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • 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.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4980

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    County failed to Comply with Supreme Court order-Contemp threathened for continuing refusal

    County failed to Comply with Supreme Court order-Contemp threathened for continuing refusal
     What happens when a County fails to follow the order of a Supreme Court Judge? In Fulton County the president of the local PBA filed an Article 78 to compel an exam for the civil service title of Investigator.  When the position of…
  • Jul 28

    Permanent Teacher's termination reversed by NYC Appeals Court

    Permanent Teacher's termination reversed by NYC Appeals Court
    The Petitioner was a teacher with the NYC DOE for 21 years. He received "S" ratings for his first 18 years.  He was assigned a classroom with children performing 2 to 3 years below grade level.  The teacher requested an aide or…
  • Jul 25

    Probationary Assistant Principal's Article 78 Appealing U Rating denied.

    Probationary Assistant Principal's Article 78 Appealing U Rating denied.
     A New York City High School teacher resigned in 2008 for personal reasons.  He was brought back as a probationary assistant principal.  While assistant principal he was charged for two incidents of misconduct.  He was…
Rank this Week: 769

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/
  • Sep 19

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

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

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

    OSHA's "high heat provision" designed to protect Missouri workers from heat-related illnesses and fatalitie
    This week, Missourians are enjoying a brief respite from traditional July temperatures, but forecasts indicate that the summer heat will be back before we know it. Did you know that an average of 1,500 people die each year from exposure to…
  • Jun 16

    Fall-related injuries especially prevalent among Missouri construction worker

    Fall-related injuries especially prevalent among Missouri construction worker
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know that private construction workers can be particularly vulnerable to on-the-job injuries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace falls are one of the…
Rank this Week: 3423