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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Study Finds Distracted Driving Repercussions Underestimated for Teen

    Study Finds Distracted Driving Repercussions Underestimated for Teen
    Parents who worry about their teens texting and driving may be more right than they know. A traffic safety foundation analyzed nearly 1,700 videos of teens driving and found that distracted driving was more of a factor in crashes than…
  • May 22

    Patient Safety Initiatives Needed to Reduce Medical Malpractice in Pregnancy Treatment and Childbirth

    Patient Safety Initiatives Needed to Reduce Medical Malpractice in Pregnancy Treatment and Childbirth
    Medical mistakes cause an astonishing number of deaths and serious injuries every year. According to reliable estimates, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer. There are…
  • May 21

    $28 million verdict in medical malpractice case

    $28 million verdict in medical malpractice case
    A jury awarded a patient $28 million in a recent medical malpractice case. The jury awarded $28,215,278.00 to Anna Rahm for pain and suffering, for future loss of earnings and for future medical expenses after a four-week trial. The jury…
Rank this Week: 1350

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • May 24

    Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law

    Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law
    Georgia’s hard-working citizens deserve a day off […] The post Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 22

    Workers’ Memorial Day

    Workers’ Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is a time to pay homage to the sacrifice o […] The post Workers’ Memorial Day appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 20

    Preventing Lifeguard Injurie

    Preventing Lifeguard Injurie
    It’s that time of the year when pools are opening and t […] The post Preventing Lifeguard Injuries appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 2330

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 23

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company: Workers' Compensation Appeal

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company: Workers' Compensation Appeal
    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company, an appeal from the Supreme Court of Alaska, involves claimant who was working at concrete pouring job site when he was attacked by another employee. Claimant was the owner of Company B. According to…
  • May 20

    North Carolina Worker Killed in Bridge Collapse

    North Carolina Worker Killed in Bridge Collapse
    Construction work is a dangerous occupation. When employees are required to work on tall buildings and other structures high off the ground, like bridges, the work is even more treacherous. According to a recent news report from the News…
  • May 17

    Worker Killed in Anderson, South Carolina

    Worker Killed in Anderson, South Carolina
    According to a recent article from WYFF 4 News, a worker died on-the-job at a business in Anderson, South Carolina. Authorities say the 49-year-old victim was a long-time of employee of the business, which operates a recycling facility. At…
Rank this Week: 1547

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Compensable Mental Stress and Conflict of Law Decisions Posted

    Compensable Mental Stress and Conflict of Law Decisions Posted
    The NJ Division of Workers' Compensation [NJDWC] today published 3 Court of Compensation trial level decisions. All were favorable to the injured workers and their dependents.1. Mental Stress:  Stress (harassment) particular to…
  • May 22

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    Harry S. Truman speaking at Memorial Day services at the Amphitheatre of Arlington National Cemetery. May 30, 1948.
  • May 18

    Who is really paying the bills?

    Who is really paying the bills?
    "The failure of many employers to prevent millions of work injuries and illnesses each year, and the failure of the broken workers’ compensation system to ensure that workers do not bear the costs of their injuries and illnesses, are…
Rank this Week: 342

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 22

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation
    A temporary hearing is requested by an employee when there is a dispute about medical treatment or the payment of temporary disability benefits. A temporary hearing is also known as a hardship hearing. Employees undergoing treatment…
  • May 21

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    Millions of injuries and illnesses are reported at U.S. workplaces every year, putting workers at risk every day. Laborers, truck drivers, nursing aides, custodians, cleaners, and law enforcement officers are the employees most…
  • May 20

    Work-Related Cartilage Injuries Among Missouri Worker

    Work-Related Cartilage Injuries Among Missouri Worker
    A worker may assume that a cartilage injury is just part of the job; however, these types of injuries may qualify an injured worker for workers’ compensation benefits. Missouri workers are prone to a wide variety of…
Rank this Week: 4677

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
  • May 22

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case
    The California Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in what would ordinarily be considered a workers’ compensation case but for a personal injury exception regarding power presses. In the case, Gonzalez v. Seal Methods,…
  • May 18

    California Court of Appeals Fails to Find Duty to Preconceived Child in Workplace Chemical Exposure Case

    California Court of Appeals Fails to Find Duty to Preconceived Child in Workplace Chemical Exposure Case
    In a recent products liability/workplace injury case, Elsheref v. Applied Materials, Inc., 223 Cal. App. 4th 451 (2014), the California Court of Appeals had before it an appeal from a lower court’s decision regarding the liability…
  • May 14

    California Supreme Court Upholds Medical Malpractice Award

    California Supreme Court Upholds Medical Malpractice Award
    In a recent Supreme Court of California decision, Rashidi v. Moser, 339 P. 3d 344, the court had before it a medical malpractice case involving three separate defendants:  a doctor, a hospital, and a medical product manufacturer.…
Rank this Week: 5001

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/
  • May 22

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a vocational rehabilitation specialist who suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-concussion syndrome. We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
  • Apr 30

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION
    Schedule awards are cash settlements intended to compensate the injured worker for permanent loss or more usually loss of use, of body organs or extremities.  They have been authorized under the Federal Employees Compensation Act, since…
  • Apr 21

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an advanced practice registered nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
Rank this Week: 4489

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
  • Jan 7

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial
    Originally posted on Iowa Car Accident Law and Facts:Happy New Year! One of the interesting things we see each new year are the new laws that go into effect. The State of Iowa adopted some new rules for smaller…
  • Jan 7

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial
    Originally posted on Iowa Car Accident Law and Facts:Happy New Year! One of the interesting things we see each new year are the new laws that go into effect. The State of Iowa adopted some new rules for smaller…
Rank this Week: 2051

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/
  • May 22

    Arrant v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. - On-the-Job Hearing Lo

    Arrant v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. - On-the-Job Hearing Lo
    Work-related hearing loss is one of the most common occupational injuries in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention report an estimated 22 million workers are routinely exposed to hazardous noise levels on-the-job, and an…
  • May 15

    Workers' Compensation Claim From Hospital on Hold by Court

    Workers' Compensation Claim From Hospital on Hold by Court
    Usually, it is the workers who seek workers' compensation benefits from the employer. However, due to the exclusive remedy provision of workers' compensation statutes, sometimes it's the company that seeks to prove a work injury claim is…
  • May 8

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Comm'r - Statute of Limitations on Workers' Comp Claim

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Comm'r - Statute of Limitations on Workers' Comp Claim
    As in any civil proceeding, workers' compensation claims are subject to a specific statute of limitations, which is set forth by the state. A statute of limitations is a time frame in which claims must be filed in order to be valid. The idea…
Rank this Week: 2693

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Court Relaxes Medical Malpractice Guidelines Against Government

    Court Relaxes Medical Malpractice Guidelines Against Government
    In April, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States simplified the process of individuals suing the federal government for negligence. This 5-4 decision by the highest court in the land will likely affect military veterans filing claims…
  • May 21

    Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Announced

    Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Announced
    In April 2015, a settlement agreement resolving thousands of lawsuits over the diabetes medication Actos was finally reached by its manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. The pharmaceutical company agreed to provide $2.4 billion of…
  • May 20

    Megabus Crash Another Example of Companies Safety Issue

    Megabus Crash Another Example of Companies Safety Issue
    The recent Megabus crash is the fourth collision that has occurred for the low-cost carrier since October 2014. The recent accident happen just south of Indianapolis, Indiana on Interstate 65. Initial reports indicate that the double-decker…
Rank this Week: 5005

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
  • May 22

    May is National Bike Month

    May is National Bike Month
    Bicycling promotes a healthy lifestyle and environment, and riding a bike can be a safe, enjoyable way to get from place to place. However, bicycling does not come without risks. As with any form of transportation, bicycling can be dangerous…
  • May 19

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month
    Riding a motorcycle comes with a significant set of risks, but these risks can be lessened by utilizing safe riding practices. For starters, motorcycles are much less crashworthy than their enclosed counterparts. A motorcycle’s small…
  • May 15

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit
    It’s the time of year when people in and around Chicago start getting outside to shake off the rust from the winter and get back into their fitness routines. If you will be walking, jogging or riding your bike on the roads, here are…
Rank this Week: 4267

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 22

    Wisconsin Employer Facing More than $102K in Fine

    Wisconsin Employer Facing More than $102K in Fine
    Once again, workers were exposed to dangerous amputation hazards while fabricating metal products because safety mechanisms were not in place at Wisconsin-based Koser Iron Works Inc., according to officials.   Responding to a complaint,…
  • May 21

    If No Light Duty Is Available, Can The Employer Terminate Employment?

    If No Light Duty Is Available, Can The Employer Terminate Employment?
    We had very successful webinar recently on the New ADA Return to Work Interpretations.  There were many questions from the audience.  Find below the responses to the questions related to the Interactive Process given by Aaron…
  • May 21

    Santa Clara County D.A. Charges 3 with Comp Fraud

    Santa Clara County D.A. Charges 3 with Comp Fraud
    Three California individuals ended up recently on the wrong side of the law.   A lab worker, a housekeeper at a local mall and a roofer were each charged with felony insurance fraud in individual cases whereby they reportedly claimed…
Rank this Week: 176

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/
  • May 22

    Female lawyer plays the “V” card, wins $500 sanction

    Female lawyer plays the “V” card, wins $500 sanction
    Male attorneys, it’s not a good idea to use the “V” word when referring to your female adversaries, and you might even be sanctioned for it. (Chill! I’m not talking about that “V” word.) Have you…
  • May 21

    Probability, manipulation, and random drug testing

    Probability, manipulation, and random drug testing
    Is that “random” drug test selection really random? Many employers — particularly, those in the transportation industry — use third party vendors to do the random selections for federally mandated drug and alcohol…
  • May 15

    Is this new harassment decision the end of the world for employers?

    Is this new harassment decision the end of the world for employers?
    Are harassment and retaliation lawsuits all going to the jury now? Are employers doomed? Are the plaintiffs’ lawyers popping the champagne corks? Is the EEOC dancing for joy? The employment law world is abuzz about last…
Rank this Week: 429

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/
  • May 22

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion
    Khiara Bridges, When Pregnancy is an Injury: Rape, Law, and Culture, 65 Stan. L. Rev. 457 (2013).Melissa MurrayIn recent years, anti-abortion advocates have argued that abortion harms not only a developing fetus, it also harms the woman who…
  • May 20

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace
    Jacob H. Rooksby, Defining Domain: Higher Education’s Battles for Cyberspace, 80 Brooklyn L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Michael CarrollProfessor Rooksby studies the way in which higher education institutions…
  • May 19

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic
    Jens Clausen and Neil Levy (eds.), Handbook of Neuroethics (2015).Dennis PattersonThe relationship between the mind and the brain is a topic of immense philosophical, scientific, and popular interest.1 The diverse but…
Rank this Week: 264

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Employer Cannot Get Credit for Lump Sum Previously Paid in Workers’ Compensation Case, Rules Court

    Employer Cannot Get Credit for Lump Sum Previously Paid in Workers’ Compensation Case, Rules Court
    According to a ruling by a state Supreme Court, an employer is not allowed to get credited for the full amount of a lump sum workers’ compensation settlement that it already paid in a case that was later re-opened after the…
  • May 20

    Serious Job Hazzard – Chemical Injuries That Can Cause Blindne

    Serious Job Hazzard – Chemical Injuries That Can Cause Blindne
    Across many professions and industries, employees are routinely exposed to hazardous chemicals at work.  Everyone from scientists, dealing with chemicals in labs, to janitors who use chemicals for cleaning purposes, is exposed to these…
  • May 15

    Disney Worker Death Lawsuit May Proceed, Rules Judge

    Disney Worker Death Lawsuit May Proceed, Rules Judge
    A circuit judge has turned down Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ motion to dismiss a complaint submitted by a woman whose husband died while testing a ride. Terrie Roscoe sued the company in 2012, the year after her husband, attractions…
Rank this Week: 1242

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • May 21

    Stark & Stark Obtains $1.6 Million Verdict for New Jersey Car Crash Victim

    Stark & Stark Obtains $1.6 Million Verdict for New Jersey Car Crash Victim
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.6 Million verdict for the victim of a rear-end motor vehicle crash on Route 206 in Montgomery Township, Somerset County, New Jersey. As a result of the November 15, 2010 crash, Evan…
  • May 19

    The Difference Between Being Injured On the Job and After Hours Isn’t Always Clear

    The Difference Between Being Injured On the Job and After Hours Isn’t Always Clear
    This is an interesting case that highlights the distinction between being in the course of employment and pursing purely personal interests at the time of an accident. The petitioner in the case below was a teaching assistant and a graduate…
  • May 12

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Elected as Treasurer of North America Brain Injury Society

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Elected as Treasurer of North America Brain Injury Society
    At its annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the North America Brain Injury Society, Shareholder, Bruce H. Stern was reelected to serve another term as treasurer of NABIS. NABIS is a society comprised of professional members…
Rank this Week: 1598

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
  • May 20

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC
    On April 27th, 2015, Minick Law’s Hispanic Outreach Dir […] Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC appeared…
Rank this Week: 5065

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4590

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/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 476

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1474

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

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/
Rank this Week: 980

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/
  • May 21

    Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2

    Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Construction_Fall_Safety_Stand-Down-Pt_2.mp3 Fall prevention…
  • May 18

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)
    Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. I’m starting here a three-part series explaining why workers should claim their rights under workers’ compensation laws.  The…
  • May 14

    What is Legal Aid and Who Does It Help?

    What is Legal Aid and Who Does It Help?
    Legal Aid (LANC) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income North Carolina residents. LANC has 24 offices throughout the state and provides services to residents in all 100 counties. In order to…
Rank this Week: 2229

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 21

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Seattle – A contractor who scammed two building owners has been sentenced to four months in King County Jail and ordered to pay more than $25,000 in…
  • May 18

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The spring allergy season that also causes asthma concerns is upon us, and this is especially evident in the Great Plains, where the wind blows dust and…
  • May 14

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I joined a national organization of lawyers representing injured workers (the Work Injury Law and Advocacy Group) twenty years ago when it was first formed.…
Rank this Week: 953

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 21

    Stolen Money: Wage Theft by Employers Common

    Stolen Money: Wage Theft by Employers Common
    We all know that money is stolen from hard-working people every day in the form of robberies, burglaries and other thefts, but you might be surprised to learn that employers steal more money from hard-working people than robberies,…
  • May 18

    The Role Workers’ Compensation Plays in the Amtrak Train 188 Derailment

    The Role Workers’ Compensation Plays in the Amtrak Train 188 Derailment
    Our sympathies go out to all of the friends and families of the victims of Tuesday’s Amtrak passenger train derailment in Philadelphia, as well as a wish for the recovery of those injured. The latest news reports indicate that, as of…
  • May 14

    Safety, Workers’ Compensation Rights Are Concern in Many State

    Safety, Workers’ Compensation Rights Are Concern in Many State
    Here is another sad round in the endless battle to preserve human rights against bigger profits. On May 5, the Illinois House of Representatives met as the “committee as a whole” and heard testimony from an injured Oklahoma worker…
Rank this Week: 1581

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 21

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Hits Key Milestone

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Hits Key Milestone
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance hits key milestone as ports of Seattle, Tacoma prepare to unify marine cargo management. Heralding a key milestone in the formation of a Seaport Alliance, a draft of the final agreement between the…
  • May 18

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home asbestos exposure through laundering contaminated clothing causes mesothelioma…
  • May 14

    Focus on Preventing Falls During “Safety Stand-Down”

    Focus on Preventing Falls During “Safety Stand-Down”
    In the first three months of 2015, three construction workers in Washington state died from falls. Falls account for the highest number of deaths among construction workers nationally and more than half of all worker hospitalizations across…
Rank this Week: 2390

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/
  • May 21

    Motorcycles, Italy and Comp

    Motorcycles, Italy and Comp
    This is my last blog post until after June 3.I'm going on vacation. Leaving on a jet plane with my son to ride motorcycles in the Tuscany region of Italy.Interestingly enough, there was an article in Business Insider the other day on how…
  • May 20

    Back of the Bu

    Back of the Bu
    Cesar ChavezOur own government, by its actions, discriminates against Hispanics.Speaking Spanish is less valuable than any other language, according to the California Division of Workers' Compensation in its latest release of SB 863's…
  • May 19

    Share Thi

    Share Thi
    The key note speaker at the NCCI Annual Issues Symposium last week was Salim Ismail. He's a technology guru, having served previously as a vice president at Yahoo.Ismail spoke eloquently about how fast technology is evolving, and how the…
Rank this Week: 1455

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/
  • May 21

    How to Apply for SERS Disability Benefit

    How to Apply for SERS Disability Benefit
    Created at about the same time as the federal Social Security system, Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System serves the same functions as that pension and disability program for non-teaching educational workers in the Buckeye State.…
  • May 18

    Does My Rehabilitation Plan Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?

    Does My Rehabilitation Plan Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?
    The best way to answer the question “Does my rehabilitation plan qualify me for workers’ compensation?” seems to be to quote Reverend Lovejoy from the Simpsons episode titled “Hurricane Neddy”: “Oh, short…
  • May 4

    How Good Samaritan Laws Protect Some Individuals From Medical Malpractice

    How Good Samaritan Laws Protect Some Individuals From Medical Malpractice
    A mistake by a doctor, nurse, pharmacist or other health care practitioner can leave a patient much worse off than when he or she first sought treatment. Errors in U.S. hospitals leave as many as 440,000 dead each year, which is why attorneys…
Rank this Week: 4819

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
  • May 20

    CCS represents family of boy who collapsed, died in Delano school

    CCS represents family of boy who collapsed, died in Delano school
    Thirteen-year-old Jose Manuel Beltran was participating in physical education class on Jan. 26 at his school’s gymnasium in Delano when he collapsed. Moments later, the eighth-grader was pronounced dead. How and why exactly are…
  • May 12

    Lawmakers, attorneys battle for fairness in workers’ compensation case

    Lawmakers, attorneys battle for fairness in workers’ compensation case
    Several recent news stories in Kern County and California have raised debate about workers’ compensation* issues and how workers can be more fairly compensated for job-related injuries and illnesses. Workers’…
  • May 4

    Bakersfield crashes involving law enforcement vehicles share similar storie

    Bakersfield crashes involving law enforcement vehicles share similar storie
    Late last week, a family of four was driving in southwest Bakersfield when a Bakersfield Police officer driving his cruiser at freeway speeds crashed into them head-on, family members told Eyewitness News. The officer, they said,…
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Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Rejected and Denied Claim

    Rejected and Denied Claim
    If your employer or insurance carrier rejects or denies your workers’ compensation claim you do have options. Some claim denials are certainly valid. However, in other situations the denial of the claim is incorrect and you are actually…
  • Nov 12

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case

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

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

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

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection
    There is a recent case issued by the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal addressing challenges for cause when a potential juror acknowledges bias and lacks faith in the jury system. The case of Kochalka v. Bourgeois is a great primer on jury…
  • May 20

    Can I get disability with a back condition?

    Can I get disability with a back condition?
    So you’ve been working your whole life as a laborer. Maybe you get hurt on the job, or maybe it’s as simple as over the course of time your back pain has worsened with the manual labor. Whatever the cause of your back pain, you…
  • May 19

    Amtrak Crash Victims’ Damages Capped at $200 Million

    Amtrak Crash Victims’ Damages Capped at $200 Million
    On May 12, 2015, there was a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and injured over two-hundred passengers.  While still under investigation, it appears this incident was caused by the train engineer and the…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
  • May 20

    Personal Injury Awards and Bankruptcy in New York

    Personal Injury Awards and Bankruptcy in New York
    When a plaintiff in a personal injury suit files for bankruptcy, there are many things to consider. When a bankruptcy case is initiated, an automatic stay goes into effect. The automatic stay is a mandatory injunction of the bankruptcy court…
  • May 13

    Newsletter- Second Edition

    Newsletter- Second Edition
    Social Security Cards and Numbers[1] Do you know where your Social Security card is located? Hopefully, it’s in a safe place, tucked away securely with your other important papers. It certainly should not be in your purse or wallet and…
  • May 13

    Top 10 Decisions by Appellate Courts in the Past 100 Year

    Top 10 Decisions by Appellate Courts in the Past 100 Year
    Top 10 Decisions by Appellate Courts in the Past 100 Years   The workers’ compensation system is shaped by many factors, including case law. Here are 10 important areas of law where individual decisions impacted the system.[1]…
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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/
  • May 20

    Hysterectomy and Uterine Surgery Cancer Lawsuit Update

    Hysterectomy and Uterine Surgery Cancer Lawsuit Update
    Thousands of women who underwent fibroid removal surgery or hysterectomies are suffering from late-stage cancer from a device used in their surgeries. Now, device manufacturers are facing liability as these women and their families file suit.…
  • May 11

    Heart Surgery Device Recalled for Deaths, Injurie

    Heart Surgery Device Recalled for Deaths, Injurie
    The TigerPaw System has been recalled after reports of heart tissue tears and severe bleeding. More than 4,000 devices, commonly used during open heart surgery, were recalled after dozens of injuries and one death. Medical device lawyers at…
  • May 5

    Rauner Proposes Workers' Compensation Reform

    Rauner Proposes Workers' Compensation Reform
    Illinois ranks seventh in the nation for workers' compensation system costs. Newly-elected Governor Bruce Rauner recently announced sweeping changes to the state workers' compensation laws, as part of his pro-business agenda. Our team of…
Rank this Week: 627

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: 4661

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Tips for Avoiding On-the-Job Injurie

    Tips for Avoiding On-the-Job Injurie
    As attorneys who represent clients in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims, we regularly meet people who have suffered serious injuries on the job. While your employer bears responsibility for providing a safe working…
  • May 15

    May is Building Safety Month

    May is Building Safety Month
    Officially recognized by the President of the United States, Building Safety Month is an opportunity for people in across America to focus on the importance of building and construction safety. Started by the International Code Council (ICC)…
  • May 4

    Spring Safety for Bicyclists and Pedestrian

    Spring Safety for Bicyclists and Pedestrian
    As it begins to warm up outside, more and more people hit the streets on their bicycles and on foot. Walking, jogging, and riding a bicycle are all great ways to get some exercise and enjoy the nice weather – … Continue reading…
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Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • May 18

    Light Duty – one more quick thought

    Light Duty – one more quick thought
    One more quick thought on light duty. If you have a Washington L&I claim, your attending medical provider must review and approve a specific light duty job description before the employer can make a bona fide offer of a light duty job. It…
  • May 15

    Reopening an L&I Claim

    Reopening an L&I Claim
    I get a lot of phone calls asking questions about reopening an L&I claim. So here are the basics that I share with most everyone who calls. – A claim can be reopened for full benefits anytime within 7 years of the first claim…
  • May 13

    Welch&Condon

    Welch&Condon
    http://www.welchcondon.com/ We launched a new website a few months ago! Check it out. Thanks to the folks at Hemisphere for doing such a great job. We hope this new site makes us more accessible to our clients, and to those who need help, but…
Rank this Week: 2801

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/
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Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • May 16

    NAOSH Week is an Important Reminder of the Importance of Atlanta Workplace Safety

    NAOSH Week is an Important Reminder of the Importance of Atlanta Workplace Safety
    Workplace safety needs to be a top priority every day of the year for both employers and employees. In an effort to try to improve workplace safety culture and raise awareness of the risks that employees face, the first week of May each year…
  • May 16

    Atlanta Workers at Risk of Heat-Related Injuries On-the-Job

    Atlanta Workers at Risk of Heat-Related Injuries On-the-Job
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued two citations for the death of a worker due to complications associated with heat-stroke.  There is actually no federal standard that requires employers to have a…
  • Apr 3

    Is the Atlanta Workers’ Comp System Broken, and How Can It Be Fixed?

    Is the Atlanta Workers’ Comp System Broken, and How Can It Be Fixed?
    Adding to the bad news about the state workers compensation system comes a new report from the Center for Effective Government (CEG). Safety BLR reports that the CEG believes the state-run workers’ compensation systems are…
Rank this Week: 4996

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
  • May 15

    Your Friday Thought For The Day:

    Your Friday Thought For The Day:
    Did you know that, after an injury and so long as the employee claims compensation, the employee...
  • Apr 24

    Your Friday Thought For The Day:

    Your Friday Thought For The Day:
    Did you know that workers in North Carolina may not be compensated after an injury because their...
  • Mar 27

    Friday Thought For The Day:

    Friday Thought For The Day:
    Did you know that determining where, when and in what capacity you were working when you were...
Rank this Week: 4042

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: 4780

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 13

    5 Things to Know for Your Workers' Compensation Trial

    5 Things to Know for Your Workers' Compensation Trial
    Workers' comp cases are often settled on their own, but sometimes they do go to court. This can be a frightening and overwhelming experience for anyone. Find out what you need to know if your workers' comp case has to go to court. How to…
  • May 7

    Workers' Compensation: Getting Legal Help

    Workers' Compensation: Getting Legal Help
    If you have been injured on the job, you are most likely entitled to compensation. This compensation should not only cover the medical expenses for your injuries, but also missed salary for any days that you're unable to work because of your…
  • May 1

    Georgia Appeals Court Rules State Board of Worker's Compensation Misapplied the Law Regarding Hurt Worker's Average Weekly Wage

    Georgia Appeals Court Rules State Board of Worker's Compensation Misapplied the Law Regarding Hurt Worker's Average Weekly Wage
    In Thomas v. Fulton County Board of Education, a Georgia woman was employed as a school bus driver nine months of the year, but her salary was paid over the course of 12 months. In June and July of 2010 and 2011, the woman also worked a…
Rank this Week: 4155

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/
  • May 13

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally
    As reported by NJ.com, from behind a podium on the Statehouse steps, Hetty Rosenstein briefly subdued a big crowd of public employees with the personal story of how her late father’s pension, earned over decades as head librarian of the…
  • May 6

    NJ Pension Reform Fight Hit NJ Supreme Court

    NJ Pension Reform Fight Hit NJ Supreme Court
    As reported by NJ.com, nearly a year after Governor Chris Christie responded to a sudden budget crisis by slashing payments into the State pension system, New Jersey’s public labor unions will fight for their right to that money before…
  • Apr 20

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee
    As reported in NJ.Com, The Boards of Trustees of New Jersey’s largest pension funds plan to launch a probe into how the state awards fees incurred in managing pension fund investments.  The Public Employees Retirement System Board…
Rank this Week: 909

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • May 12

    Has Consumer Protection Gone too Far?

    Has Consumer Protection Gone too Far?
    Andrew Toldo | Partner On August 1, 2015, changes to the lending process will greatly affect the process of owning a home. The rules regarding banks’ lending money to consumers has now changed dramatically in the name of “Consumer…
  • Apr 27

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett
    Kate A. Desmond | Associate Throughout the country, and in Massachusetts, students in schools have always felt the effects of bullying. Unfortunately, today, the internet and social media have spawned a new kind of bullying, Cyberbullying.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3708

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/
  • May 11

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?
    “Whiplash” is the name given to head and neck injuries caused by a sudden, violent movement of the head. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that as many as three million whiplash injuries occur every year in…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 863

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/
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