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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner
    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner, a workers' compensation appeal from West Virginia, involved employee who was a 24-year-old coal miner who died as result of a seizure while he was sleeping. His mother and his 6-year-old…
  • Apr 17

    Haileab v. Hammons Hotels - Banquet Server Suffers Multiple Work Injurie

    Haileab v. Hammons Hotels - Banquet Server Suffers Multiple Work Injurie
    Some occupations have a tendency to cause more work-related injuries than others. Construction and truck driving are at the top of the list. But food and restaurant service industries too report a fair amount of injuries to workers. In the…
  • Apr 14

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Chronic Illness Exacerbated by Work Injury

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Chronic Illness Exacerbated by Work Injury
    Chronic illness that is unrelated to a job function isn't likely to be considered compensable by the courts unless there is some showing of exacerbation of symptoms or condition as a result of one's work injury. Often, employers vehemently…
Rank this Week: 1545

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/
  • Apr 17

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?
    Playgrounds can be a great option for parents with small children. They can be a fun outdoor play area where children can get exercise and fresh air while learning basic social skills. While millions of children use playgrounds without…
  • Apr 14

    Windows Can be an Unexpected Hazard in Your Hialeah or Florida Home

    Windows Can be an Unexpected Hazard in Your Hialeah or Florida Home
    Many of us don’t think too much about the safety of windows, but windows are in fact responsible for many serious injuries to children in Hialeah and across Florida. There are several ways that children can be injured and several ways…
  • Apr 9

    Keeping Homestead Kids Safe: Preventing Injury in Youth Sport

    Keeping Homestead Kids Safe: Preventing Injury in Youth Sport
    Research has shown that youth participation in sports can help build confidence, good fitness levels, discipline, leadership skills, social skills, and more. Student athletes also qualify for scholarships and other awards. While there are…
Rank this Week: 980

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 339

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4616

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 17

    Australian Employer Fined $75K, Contractor Injured

    Australian Employer Fined $75K, Contractor Injured
    One Australian employer found out how expensive it can be when workplace safety is not followed all the time.   The Bibra Lake, Australia steel fabrication business was fined $75,000 over an incident in which a contractor was seriously…
  • Apr 16

    Supervisor Safety Responsibility Needs To Be In Job Description

    Supervisor Safety Responsibility Needs To Be In Job Description
    The best workers compensation claim is the claim that never happened. It is important for management to create a have a culture to prevent claims, to create a safety program and to improve a safety program.  This top down approach is…
  • Apr 16

    Washington State Woman Cooked Up Comp Fraud

    Washington State Woman Cooked Up Comp Fraud
    For one Washington State woman, she ultimately got burnt when trying to get away with workers compensation fraud.   The Spanaway woman has been charged with stealing more than $56,000 in injured worker benefits while operating a barbecue…
Rank this Week: 175

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Distracted drivers killed an average of nine people per day in 2013. That amounts to over 3,000 deaths that could have been easily avoided by simply maintaining focus behind the wheel. Between texting, talking on the phone, and the various…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?
    While we often talk about accident-related injuries on our Web site, when it comes to workers’ compensation claims, you do not actually have to be involved in an accident in order to be entitled to benefits. If you have been ……
  • Mar 24

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle
    From Harley riders to sport bike enthusiasts, safe motorcycle riders have one thing in common. It’s a saying: “All the gear, all the time.” This means that every time they go riding – whether for a cross-country tour…
Rank this Week: 4865

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/
  • Apr 17

    No Religion For True Religion

    No Religion For True Religion
    An industry friend reminded me the other day that exclusive remedy, and indeed all of workers' compensation, came about, not to protect the injured worker, but to protect the employers. And that is absolutely true. When workers'…
  • Apr 16

    Super-D-Duper

    Super-D-Duper
    Super-de-duper.I like that phrase because it makes people smile.I got hooked on "super-d-duper" watching Sponge Bob Square Pants when my children were little. That cartoon program was revolutionary in the sense that Bugs Bunny was when I was…
  • Apr 15

    It's An Exclusive Relationship

    It's An Exclusive Relationship
    The timing can't be better.Tomorrow I will be in Biloxi, MS for a presentation on exclusive remedy, or more precisely whether the concept of exclusive remedy has eroded, at the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Educational Association…
Rank this Week: 1461

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/
  • Apr 17

    Moving Beyond the Pregnant/Non-Pregnant Dichotomy in Pregnancy Discrimination Law Based on the Lived Experiences of New Mother

    Moving Beyond the Pregnant/Non-Pregnant Dichotomy in Pregnancy Discrimination Law Based on the Lived Experiences of New Mother
    Saru M. Matambanadzo, The Fourth Trimester, 48 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 117 (2014).Ann TweedyIn The Fourth Trimester, Saru Matambanadzo braids personal narratives of her own pregnancy and birthing experience with legal analysis and with…
  • Apr 15

    Democracy as a Cause of and a Solution for Hyper-Incarceration

    Democracy as a Cause of and a Solution for Hyper-Incarceration
    Andrew E. Taslitz, The Criminal Republic: Democratic Breakdown as a Cause of Mass Incarceration, 9 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 133 (2011).Christopher SloboginOne of the last articles written by the late Andrew Taslitz (known as Taz to his…
  • Apr 14

    Standing (in) for the Government

    Standing (in) for the Government
    Seth Davis, Standing Doctrine’s State Action Problem, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015)Sergio J. CamposEugene Diamond, a pediatrician, took it upon himself to protect and uphold the constitutionality of…
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Apr 17

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?
    Inquiring minds want to know! In the context of a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent court decision says that “regular attendance” is an essential function of the job. But what is…
  • Apr 16

    BREAKING!!!! EEOC issues proposed “wellness” reg

    BREAKING!!!! EEOC issues proposed “wellness” reg
    Law360 just reported that the EEOC has issued its long-awaited proposed rule on wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The official version will be published Monday in the Federal Register. I am out today and…
  • Apr 15

    Quickie elections, ASAP!

    Quickie elections, ASAP!
    The National Labor Relations Board’s so-called “quickie election” rule, providing for expedited union votes, took effect yesterday. I can’t improve on what David Phippen of our Metro-Washington D.C. office posted about…
Rank this Week: 430

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
  • Apr 16

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel,…
  • Apr 9

    What to Expect from a Birth Injury Claim

    What to Expect from a Birth Injury Claim
    Learning that your newborn has suffered a birth-related injury can be traumatic, especially if the injury could have been avoided. Sadly, approximately seven of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S. suffer a birth injury of one form or another…
  • Apr 6

    9-Point Checklist for Motorcycle Safety

    9-Point Checklist for Motorcycle Safety
    While the biggest threat to most motorcycle riders’ safety is the carelessness and inattentiveness of other drivers on the road, there are still plenty of things riders can do to reduce the risk of being in an accident.  Consider…
Rank this Week: 4281

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/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
  • Mar 31

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker
    Steve Miller ran two articles today in the Nevada Journal on the proposed legislation that would allow injured workers greater rights to choose their treating physicians.  Let’s hope that Nevada’s lawmakers read them and pay…
Rank this Week: 1781

New York Workers' Compensation…

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano.

http://www.newyorkworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
    In the case of Myshka v. Electric Boat, the Benefits Review Board recently dealt with the “dollar for dollar” credit due to an employer/carrier for a prior injury. The facts of the case are as follows. The claimant sustained…
  • Apr 7

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Being injured on the job can be a very stressful experience. Unfortunately, many people are injured at work throughout New York State. After such an injury occurs, many people are hesitant to seek support by filing a workers’…
  • Apr 1

    “Medically Necessary” Requirement under New York Workers’ Compensation Law

    “Medically Necessary” Requirement under New York Workers’ Compensation Law
    The workers’ compensation law was initially passed by the New York Legislature in 1914. Since that time, it has gone through many reforms. It was intended to be a compromise between employers and employees. It gave employees recourse if…
Rank this Week: 4969

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

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

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Apr 16

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern
    As reported by NJ.com, Acting State Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday his “instincts and intuition are certainly pro-body camera” for police in New Jersey, but he has concerns about how their use might infringe on…
  • Apr 13

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer
    As reported in NJ.com, the Camden County Police Department has been testing body cameras for its officers for the past year, according to officials, with the chief hoping to acquire up to 100 cameras “as quickly as…
  • Apr 9

    CWA Director Welcomes Supreme Court Hearing On Pension And Benefit Payment

    CWA Director Welcomes Supreme Court Hearing On Pension And Benefit Payment
    As reported by Politickernj.com, after the New Jersey Supreme Court announced it would hear a case from Governor Chris Christie’s administration over the State’s decision to cut $1.6 billion from this year’s slated payment…
Rank this Week: 908

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Can I Fire My Social Security Disability Attorney?

    Can I Fire My Social Security Disability Attorney?
    The simple answer is yes. If you are unhappy with the legal representation you are receiving you can always withdraw from an attorney. However, doing so may have some ramifications on your claim.First, it could delay a decision being made on…
  • Apr 15

    What Are The Side Effects From A Transvaginal Mesh Surgery?

    What Are The Side Effects From A Transvaginal Mesh Surgery?
    Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) implants were meant to help women who’ve suffered from weakened pelvic muscles with conditions such as Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and incontinence. Both conditions are not uncommon after giving birth. However,…
  • Apr 13

    I Have Paid Social Security Taxes…Why Was I Denied My Disability Benefits?

    I Have Paid Social Security Taxes…Why Was I Denied My Disability Benefits?
    Imagine this scenario – you’ve been paying FICA taxes for as long as you can remember. Then you get into a situation where you are unable to continue working. You remember receiving a statement in the mail from Social Security…
Rank this Week: 542

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work
    Among the most serious types of work-related accidents involve heavy machinery and equipment. Equipment accidents can cause severe injuries and render a worker completely disabled for a lifetime. Workers prone to equipment…
  • Apr 16

    Workers’ Compensation Claims for Ligament Tear

    Workers’ Compensation Claims for Ligament Tear
    Work-related injuries can be extremely painful; preventing an injured employee from performing day-to-day duties. Work-related injuries, including fractures, muscle strains, and ligament tears can be extremely painful and may adversely…
  • Apr 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Injured Healthcare Worker

    Workers’ Compensation for Injured Healthcare Worker
    Healthcare professionals do the wonderful job of caring for those who are sick, injured, and need medical help. Medical assistants, nurses, and transportation workers in the healthcare sector play a crucial role in the running of a hospital.…
Rank this Week: 4818

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4923

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Apr 16

    When an injured worker’s condition changes for the worse

    When an injured worker’s condition changes for the worse
    It’s important for an injured worker to take an appropr […] The post When an injured worker’s condition changes for the worse appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 14

    Georgia workers injured in the warehouse

    Georgia workers injured in the warehouse
    Metropolitan Atlanta is the fifth-largest market in the […] The post Georgia workers injured in the warehouse appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 10

    What does a PPD rating mean to my case?

    What does a PPD rating mean to my case?
    Injured workers may question what a permanent partial d […] The post What does a PPD rating mean to my case? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 2334

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/
  • Apr 16

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported
    The News & Observer recently published an article exposing the under-reporting of workplace deaths by the North Carolina State Department of Labor. The Department reported only 23 deaths for 2013 and for 2014, the Department reported 44…
  • Apr 13

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. While Facebook is extremely popular and used by over a billion people every day, no Facebook posting has ever helped an injured worker in a workers’…
  • Apr 9

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 – 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Business and insurance interests are…
Rank this Week: 2231

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 16

    Here’s the Reality of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA, and Going Back to Work

    Here’s the Reality of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA, and Going Back to Work
    As shown by a recent post from LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, workers’ compensation insurers and employers are finally starting to understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hopefully the days of employers firing employees after…
  • Apr 13

    Ranked No. 44: As ‘Nice’ as it Gets for Women in Nebraska?

    Ranked No. 44: As ‘Nice’ as it Gets for Women in Nebraska?
    Nebraska recently changed its tourism brand from the stalwart of “Nebraska … the good life” to “Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice.” However, the wage gap for women in this state is neither nice nor contributing to…
  • Apr 9

    Nebraska Legislature Should Act on Medical Marijuana Bill

    Nebraska Legislature Should Act on Medical Marijuana Bill
    A columnist in one of our local newspapers, the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star, recently wrote a feature story about the experience that one couple had with traveling to Colorado for medical marijuana to deal with Christy Gibson’s pain…
Rank this Week: 1589

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 16

    Congratulations To Our 2015 Super Lawyers!

    Congratulations To Our 2015 Super Lawyers!
    We are proud to congratulate each of Victor Pasternack,Barbara Doblin Tilker, Jordan Ziegler, Kevin Walsh, Catherine Stanton, Edgar Romano and Robert Saminsky for being named to the New York Super…
  • Apr 13

    Post-traumatic Stress ‘in 1300BC’

    Post-traumatic Stress ‘in 1300BC’
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC – much earlier than previously thought – say researchers. The team at Anglia Ruskin…
  • Apr 9

    Sick Leave Should Be Accessible to All

    Sick Leave Should Be Accessible to All
    Today’s post comes from guest author Emily Wray Stander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Amid the debate about flu and immunizations and preventable diseases lurks a societal problem that’s getting more attention lately and…
Rank this Week: 1565

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 16

    Causey Law Firm is Proud to Support Lowell Elementary School!

    Causey Law Firm is Proud to Support Lowell Elementary School!
    Causey Law Firm was a proud supporter of Lowell’s BIG EVENT, a gala fundraiser held on April 2.  The first event of its kind for Lowell, the BIG EVENT brought together businesses, parents, faculty, staff, and supporters from all…
  • Apr 9

    A Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave, From Microsoft

    A Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave, From Microsoft
    Today’s post was shared by The New York Times and comes from www.nytimes.com Photo Bradford L. Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel, said the company was in part responding to complaints from contract employees who did not have the…
  • Apr 6

    Walmart, Lowe’s, Safeway, and Nordstrom Are Bankrolling a Nationwide Campaign to Gut Workers’ Comp

    Walmart, Lowe’s, Safeway, and Nordstrom Are Bankrolling a Nationwide Campaign to Gut Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.motherjones.com In recent years, companies have used that freedom to severely curtail long-standing benefits. Two states, Texas and Oklahoma, already allow employers to opt out…
Rank this Week: 2389

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 3099

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Apr 15

    Virus Hits Two Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Virus Hits Two Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
    More than 200 passengers aboard two Royal Caribbean cruise ships have been infected with norovirus, causing the ships to dock for medical care. Cruise ship injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins explain how personal injury cases are argued…
  • Apr 7

    Pacemaker, Pain Pump Companies Face Lawsuit

    Pacemaker, Pain Pump Companies Face Lawsuit
    Two medical device companies are facing multi-million dollar lawsuits over claims filed by injured patients. One company is defending itself against allegations that it implanted pacemakers unnecessarily; the other is accused of injuring…
  • Mar 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
Rank this Week: 630

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: 2242

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: 177

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1240

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 4781

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 14

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stres […] From Jail to Bail is a post from: MINICK LAW The post From Jail to Bail appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question
    FAQ about DWI charges in North Carolina - by Blake Marc […] DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions is a post from: MINICK LAW The post DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community
    As part of Minick Law’s Hispanic Community Outrea […] Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law Attorneys present educational…
Rank this Week: 5049

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Apr 14

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger
    Another brutal winter has resulted in minefields of potholes on our roadways. As the weather warms and we unplug our battery tenders to take to the highways, there are serious dangers lurking for the unwary. Riders always ride with a level of…
  • Apr 13

    Disturbing Statistics Regarding Bicycle Fatalitie

    Disturbing Statistics Regarding Bicycle Fatalitie
    A recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association points out some very disturbing statistics regarding fatal bicycle accidents. The GHSA represents state transportation safety agencies and this report, authored by Allan Williams,…
  • Apr 8

    What Happens if you Sustain Emotional Trauma from a Robbery or Attack at Work in New Jersey?

    What Happens if you Sustain Emotional Trauma from a Robbery or Attack at Work in New Jersey?
    Are you still covered by New Jersey workers’ compensation benefits? The answer in New Jersey is generally “YES.” The workers’ compensation law in New Jersey is much more lenient on these types of issues than in our…
Rank this Week: 1600

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit
    Planning for retirement or dealing with a disability that leaves you unable to continue working is always difficult. Those challenges can increase for participants in Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System. In many ways, SERS…
  • Apr 5

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
  • Apr 1

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed
    If you suffer from depression to the extent that it prohibits your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability.  Temporary sadness would not qualify, as the depression must be chronic, or ongoing.  However,…
Rank this Week: 4867

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/
  • Apr 13

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
  • Mar 19

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its workplace injury and death data for 2013. The numbers show that work-related deaths dropped 17 percent in 2012 in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area, according to a…
  • Feb 2

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident
    Slip and fall accidents and injuries increase in the winter, especially in the snowy and icy New Jersey weather. Workers are not immune to the increased risk, whether they work indoors or out. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most…
Rank this Week: 862

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: 4847

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Apr 13

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder
    Probably one of the more challenging conditions that we come across in trying to establish that an individual is disabled enough to receive Social Security disability benefits has to do with the diagnosed condition of Bipolar Disorder. It is…
  • Apr 10

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose
    Regarding a duty on the part of a claimant’s representative to provide to the Social Security Administration and/or the office of Disability Adjudication and Review any “adverse evidence” that they may have in their…
  • Feb 25

    Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI

    Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI
    The threshold question for both Title II SSD and Title XVI SSI is the same: is the individual disabled, or likely to be disabled, for at least a twelve consecutive month period? The difference between the two programs is that to qualify for…
Rank this Week: 3187

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Three important facts about Social Security Disability & Virginia Workers Compensation

    Three important facts about Social Security Disability & Virginia Workers Compensation
    There are at least three (3) important things to know about Virginia Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability:First, even though the worker has been found "disabled" by Social Security this is not binding on the Virginia Workers'…
  • Apr 2

    Sexual Harassment in Virginia may lead to a Constructive Discharge Lawsuit!

    Sexual Harassment in Virginia may lead to a Constructive Discharge Lawsuit!
    In a recent case (Faulkner v. Dillon VLW 015-3-141) Ms. Faulkner alleged the defendant had sexually harassed her. The defendant was the owner of dry cleaning business in Bluefield, Virginia. As a result, she re-signed and commenced a lawsuit…
  • Mar 24

    Mediation May Be a Good Idea in Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Case

    Mediation May Be a Good Idea in Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Case
    When there is a dispute about your injury at work, the Virginia Workers' Compensation offers a mediation process to work out the dispute. Is going this route a good idea? These are the reasons why I feel it is a good idea:It does not cost to…
Rank this Week: 4353

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 13

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda
    By: Kevin O’Malley | Partner This past January I traveled to Uganda, Africa for two weeks with my lifelong friend Matt Breslin and his daughter Allie. We volunteered through Clemency Uganda, a nonprofit based in Bugembe (one of THE…
  • Feb 5

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm
    Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a vehicle that was not properly cleaned…
  • Dec 20

    Injuries from Defective Toys in Massachusett

    Injuries from Defective Toys in Massachusett
    The holiday season is a time for family gatherings and friendly merriment but it can also expose children to the dangers and the potential of injuries from unsafe or defective toys. Millions of toys are sold each year and some of those toys…
Rank this Week: 3710

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 13

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.washingtonpost.com There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But…
  • Apr 9

    Shelby County teen’s alleged murder sparks $10 million wrongful death lawsuit

    Shelby County teen’s alleged murder sparks $10 million wrongful death lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.al.com The alleged murder of Cameron McGlothan, 19, in 2013 has sparked a lawsuit against a security company and the developer of a north…
  • Apr 6

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. While Facebook is extremely popular and used by over a billion people every day, no Facebook posting has ever helped an injured worker in a workers’…
Rank this Week: 951

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

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

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Court Reverses Award of Attorney Fees Where Utilization Review Properly Followed

    Alabama Court Reverses Award of Attorney Fees Where Utilization Review Properly Followed
    On March 20, 2015, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Good Hope Contracting Company, Inc. v. McCall wherein it upheld an order compelling medical treatment but reversed an award of attorney’s fees.  At the…
Rank this Week: 2260

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/
  • Apr 12

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule
    Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled the state workers' compensation appeals board erred when it found not compensable the work injuries of a man who suffered severe injury during a truck accident that occurred while he…
  • Apr 6

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied
    Falls are one of the top causes of injury in the workplace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 43 percent of falls over the last decade have involved a ladder. Among construction workers in particular, ladders are involved…
  • Mar 30

    Hoyle v. DTJ Enters., Inc. - Intentional Torts and Employer

    Hoyle v. DTJ Enters., Inc. - Intentional Torts and Employer
    The intent of workers' compensation law is to ensure costs resulting from industrial accidents and conditions are borne largely by industry. By ensuring workers receive definite and speedy payments for medical expenses and lost wages incurred…
Rank this Week: 2695

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
  • Apr 2

    Springtime Construction Accident

    Springtime Construction Accident
    With the weather warming up many of us know that this means construction season is starting back up. While for a lot of residents across PA this means traffic backups and a lot of loud noise, for some of the hardest working people in our…
  • Mar 26

    Construction Worker Accident

    Construction Worker Accident
    Construction work is one of the most physically demanding jobs there is. These men and women have literally built our homes, cities and country from the ground up. Unfortunately this is also one of the most dangerous jobs there is. According…
Rank this Week: 1060

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    PLRB Issues Controversial Ruling on Volunteer Fire Companie

    PLRB Issues Controversial Ruling on Volunteer Fire Companie
    Recently, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) issued a Final Order indicating that members of a volunteer fire company which provided coverage to a local borough were actually Borough employees.   In doing so, both the…
  • Apr 8

    New OFCCP Regulations Protecting LGBT Workers Now In Effect

    New OFCCP Regulations Protecting LGBT Workers Now In Effect
    As you may recall, last July, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. While many large federal contractors…
  • Apr 7

    Case Update: Families of Factory Workers Awarded Punitive Damages to the Tune of Almost $40 Million

    Case Update: Families of Factory Workers Awarded Punitive Damages to the Tune of Almost $40 Million
    A few weeks ago, we told you about a jury awarding over eight million dollars to the families of two factory workers who were killed by a co-worker in 2010.  As it turns out, that award was just the beginning.  Last week, a separate…
Rank this Week: 793

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/
  • Apr 8

    Listeria Fears Prompt Several Organic Food Companies To Issue Recall

    Listeria Fears Prompt Several Organic Food Companies To Issue Recall
    The recent listeria outbreak has been making national news over the past several weeks. According to a prominent news source, some leading organic food companies have had to issue recalls for some of their packaged foods. One organic food…
  • Apr 1

    Maryland Officer Who Was Killed in Car Crash Had Alcohol in System

    Maryland Officer Who Was Killed in Car Crash Had Alcohol in System
    Recent reports regarding the Maryland police officer who died in a car crash last month revealed that he had alcohol in his system at the time of the accident. A prominent news source has reported that the officer was killed when he was…
  • Mar 23

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other
    Earlier this week, a fatal rear-end accident on Route 50 took the life of one man and injured four others. According to a report by the Capital Gazette, the accident occurred around 2:45 in the afternoon last Saturday. Evidently, a Nissan…
Rank this Week: 254

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
  • Mar 31

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers' Compensation?

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers' Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary worker’s compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called Form 30D. Form…
Rank this Week: 1472

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4169

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
  • Apr 4

    When Do I Need a Worker's Comp Lawyer?

    When Do I Need a Worker's Comp Lawyer?
    There are times you may be hurt on the job and you don't need a lawyer. Really. Sometimes your employer and their insurer will do the right thing and your claim will go quite smoothly. Othertimes, unfortunately it will not. My general…
  • Mar 27

    Connecticut 2015 CRB Panel Named

    Connecticut 2015 CRB Panel Named
    Pursuant to Section 31-280b, Chairman John A. Mastropietro has appointed Commissioners Randy L. Cohen and Stephen M. Morelli to sit as panel members on appeals before the Compensation Review Board for the calendar year beginning January 1,…
Rank this Week: 1722

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/
  • Apr 6

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker
    Local government employees in Maryland are restricted in their ability to sue for injuries caused by an employer or coworker. In Blue v. Arrington, a Baltimore City employee (Arrington) hurt another employee (Blue) while they were…
  • Apr 6

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case
    In the unpublished case Tanner v. Social Security Administration, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals considered a case in which the Social Security Administration had twice denied a claimant’s disability insurance benefits claim. The…
  • Dec 24

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance
      In a recent Maryland Court of Appeals case, the Court  determined that even though a contractor did not have workers’ compensation insurance, they could be an employee of the general contractor, and therefore …
Rank this Week: 4837