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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    NYC’s DEP Liable for $3 Million in Damages After Worker Injured

    NYC’s DEP Liable for $3 Million in Damages After Worker Injured
    A $3 million pain and suffering award has been reinstated against the New York City Department of Environmental Protection after it was found to be in violation of state labor laws. Rafael Lopez filed suit against the city and the…
  • Jan 28

    Boston Construction Accidents Can Lead to Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Cases, Wrongful Death Claim

    Boston Construction Accidents Can Lead to Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Cases, Wrongful Death Claim
    It’s only January, and already there have been a number of construction accidents resulting in injuries in the United States. Just this week two workers were hurt after a wall used to create concrete walls inside a building fell. Also,…
  • Jan 23

    MA Contractors Exposed Workers to Fatal Falls During Renovation Project

    MA Contractors Exposed Workers to Fatal Falls During Renovation Project
    Four contractors were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 40 feet at an Easthampton jobsite, due to a lack of protective measures/equipment, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 1236

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/
  • Jan 31

    Demetres v. East West Construction - Subcontractor Deemed "Co-Employee"

    Demetres v. East West Construction - Subcontractor Deemed "Co-Employee"
    When a worker suffers an on-the-job injury, state law holds workers' compensation benefits are the sole source of compensation a worker can receive, with few exceptions. These benefits are considered the "exclusive remedy" a worker can pursue…
  • Jan 22

    Barnes v. Charter 1 Realty - Idiopathic Exception to Workers' Comp Coverage Clarified

    Barnes v. Charter 1 Realty - Idiopathic Exception to Workers' Comp Coverage Clarified
    In order for a workplace injury to be compensable, it has to arise out of and in the course of employment. This means there has to be some connection between the conditions under which employee was working the injury that resulted. Usually,…
  • Jan 12

    US Bank Home Mortgage v. Schrecker - Afternoon Break Street Crossing Injury Not Compensable

    US Bank Home Mortgage v. Schrecker - Afternoon Break Street Crossing Injury Not Compensable
    State supreme court justices in Kentucky reversed three lower courts in finding worker injured in a vehicle accident while crossing the street to access a fast-food restaurant adjacent to her office was not entitled to collect workers'…
Rank this Week: 2711

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    New Massachusetts’ law expands rights of Domestic Worker

    New Massachusetts’ law expands rights of Domestic Worker
      Beginning April 1, 2015 Massachusetts will extend employment protections to domestic workers.   The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights will create new legal obligations for individuals or families who employ domestic workers…
  • Jan 22

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS MAY BE ENTITLED TO MASSACHUSETTS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS MAY BE ENTITLED TO MASSACHUSETTS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS
    In September of 2014, Massachusetts received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to enforce activities centered on worker misclassification detection.   The Massachusetts wage and hour laws allow workers who have been misclassified…
  • Jan 8

    New OSHA Workplace Injury Reporting Rule Goes Into Effect as of January 1, 2015

    New OSHA Workplace Injury Reporting Rule Goes Into Effect as of January 1, 2015
    The new year brought  new changes to the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administrations’ (“OSHA”) work injury reporting requirements for employers.  Prior to January 1, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 4900

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4056

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit
    Florida has a collateral source rule that calls for a reduction of a damages award by the amount of payments received from various collateral sources. Florida statute 768.76 retracts the common-law collateral source rule and provides that…
  • Jan 29

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?
    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?Believe it or not, this answer will depend on you!  You are going to have a case and you will hire an attorney to represent you on it. That attorney will put forth all the effort in a pre-suit…
  • Jan 28

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer
    There have been many recent changes in Florida’s Personal injury protection (PIP) statute thanks to the lobbying efforts of Florida PIP Insurers.  These changes have severely limited injured people’s rights to health care…
Rank this Week: 542

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 30

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]
    How To Get A Divorce in NC Getting a divorce is a difficult process, especially when you’re trying to navigate the legal framework alone. Even more, it’s crucial to understand the legal process and implications of getting a…
  • Jan 16

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce
    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING A DIVORCE Divorce is a life changing and stressful experience. Sometimes it comes out of the blue while other times it can be seen coming on the horizon. However, nobody enters into a marriage expecting a…
  • Jan 12

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC
    INJURED BY THE POLICE? HERE’S HOW TO SUE FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE.   If you feel you’ve been a victim of POLICE BRUTALITY or EXCESSIVE FORCE by law enforcement, the process of seeking justice is a complicated one.  There are…
Rank this Week: 4956

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed
    In the case of Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co., the workers' compensation insurance carrier for a Montana mining company had agreed to accept liability for medical expenses of a former worker who died of asbestos-related lung cancer. However, the…
  • Jan 29

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal
    The New Year means it is time for resolutions. Employers need to resolve to take workplace seriously safety this year and to do what they can to try to improve work conditions. Employees can also do their part to protect themselves this…
  • Jan 25

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety
    Far too many workers suffer on-the-job injuries because employers fail to obey the industry and legal standards for safety. In a recent lawsuit out of Oregon, the federal regulatory agency that oversees workforce safety sued a company for…
Rank this Week: 1546

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 30

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant
    Grants to help focus in more on workplace safety are going a long way in Ohio.   The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) recently approved 118 safety intervention grants for Ohio employers totaling $3,499,148 in September and…
  • Jan 29

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace
    The responsibilities that come with running a company are endless.  These duties include budgeting, human resource decision and making a profit.  Due to all of these demands, the goal of work environment safety must never get…
  • Jan 29

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job
    The death of a worker has led to more than a dozen of citations against an Illinois employer.   A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation recently found that Environmental Remediation and…
Rank this Week: 174

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/
  • Jan 30

    Comp + Immigration = SCOTUS

    Comp + Immigration = SCOTUS
    The immigration policy of this country has routinely been found by the United States Supreme Court to be a federal issue, even as states attempt to frame it within the context of laws that have nothing to do with immigration.Florida's Supreme…
  • Jan 29

    The Memory Crisi

    The Memory Crisi
    Usually the debate in workers' compensation about the aging work force concerns employment risks of orthopedic based injuries or other associated, easily identifiable, age-related maladies.But there's a larger issue looming that affects more…
  • Jan 28

    Early Work Comp Politic

    Early Work Comp Politic
    It seems like the entire workers' compensation industry is under attack by legislators and regulators.Of course it's not, but this morning's headlines certainly lead to that impression:Minn. - DLI Working with Hospitals, Insurers on Framework…
Rank this Week: 1469

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/
  • Jan 30

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!
    As expected, Law360 reports this morning that Plaintiff Alexandra Marchuk has asked Judge Alvin Hellerstein to reconsider his ruling that Nadeem Faruqi and Lubna Faruqi, co-founders of the New York law firm Faruqi & Faruqi, be dismissed…
  • Jan 30

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!
    I was disappointed earlier this week to see a consultant quoted in an otherwise good article in the Wall Street Journal – “Employee Theft Often Leads Small Firms to Make Bad Choices” — as advising the “bogus…
  • Jan 29

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.
    The defense completed its case yesterday at the trial of Alexandra Marchuk’s sexual harassment claims against the New York City law firm of Faruqi & Faruqi and partner Juan Monteverde. Prior coverage of the trial is available here,…
Rank this Week: 425

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/
Rank this Week: 270

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/
  • Jan 29

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?
    Miami and Florida are known for huge concerts, special events, festivals, and spring break parties. While these huge events can be exhilarating, though, crowds can pose a real risk. Getting lost in a crowd can put you at risk of being…
  • Jan 27

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne
    Homestead and surrounding areas have miles of Florida nature to explore. Although Florida is known for its modern cities, it is also a very green state and you don’t have to drive far to find large expanses of wilderness. In fact, each…
  • Jan 22

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
Rank this Week: 975

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/
  • Jan 29

    Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition

    Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition
    Jason Shafrin, our favorite Healthcare Economist, is hosting Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition, the best of the recent postings from blogging health policy wonks. Jason cuts right to the chase in a compact, digest version of posts that…
  • Jan 28

    Highway regulators calling for better truck safety

    Highway regulators calling for better truck safety
    Since 2009, fatalities related to large truck road accidents have increased by 17%. In 2013, that number rose to 3,964 fatalities, the fourth straight year of increases. This bucks the trend of vehicle-related fatalities overall, which have…
  • Jan 15

    "Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition of Health Wonk Review

    "Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition of Health Wonk Review
    Hot off the press - Vince Kuraitis posts the first Health Wonk Review of the new year, ">"Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition at the e-Care Management Blog. There's the usual grab-bag of topics from some smart heath policy…
Rank this Week: 473

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: 4830

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/
  • Jan 29

    Liquor Store Worker Robbed at Gunpoint Receives Workers’ Compensation

    Liquor Store Worker Robbed at Gunpoint Receives Workers’ Compensation
    A manager at a liquor store in Morrisville PA was recently held up at gunpoint while working. A masked robber held a gun to his head, and duct-taped him to a chair in 2008 while robbing the store. The case recently went in favor of the…
  • Aug 12

    Injured in Cold Storage

    Injured in Cold Storage
    Many people in this country work hard to provide for themselves and their families. Millions of hard working Americans ought to feel safe and secure while they are working at their places of business. Unfortunately, not everyone is safe when…
  • Aug 4

    Fear of Being Fired

    Fear of Being Fired
    Researchers have identified a new predictor that can be used to better help workers dealing with workplace injuries. Researchers conducted telephone interviews with injured workers in 8 states. These states are Indiana, Massachusetts,…
Rank this Week: 1059

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injurie

    Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injurie
    It is important to select a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer who has the experience to deal with the complexities of traumatic brain injuries. Some workers’ compensation cases become quite complicated, particularly cases that…
  • Jan 28

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Crane Accident

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Crane Accident
    Work-related crane accidents put construction workers at great risk for injury. Cranes and forklifts are used at constructions sites and industrial locations. An operator of these machines should have the necessary skills to operate…
  • Jan 25

    Chemical Exposure Injury Claim

    Chemical Exposure Injury Claim
    Many individuals suffer injuries due to exposure to hazardous chemicals at work. The legal remedies for these cases are a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The right legal remedy for the situation is…
Rank this Week: 4837

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jan 29

    Back to Downton Abbey – Why You Should Care About a Seemingly Ho-hum Supreme Court Case

    Back to Downton Abbey – Why You Should Care About a Seemingly Ho-hum Supreme Court Case
    So what does Downton Abbey have to do with a seemingly ho-hum recent Supreme Court case about pension benefits for union retirees? Lots. The decision in question is the recent Supreme Court decision of M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett. In…
  • Jan 26

    2014 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

    2014 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case
    Guest author and respected colleague Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm in North Carolina, wrote today’s post. His analysis is a tradition at this time of the year that highlights one of the many misconceptions in…
  • Jan 22

    Jobs, Injuries Differ for Working Women and Men

    Jobs, Injuries Differ for Working Women and Men
    Women and men tend to have different kinds of workplace injuries. Men and women are different. Not surprisingly, men and women in the workforce are also different. Although women often perform the same jobs with the same hours as men,…
Rank this Week: 1638

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance
    The Google Compare auto insurance shopping site has been up and running in the United Kingdom for two years.The insurance industry takes it for granted that Google will soon introduce its Google Compare auto insurance shopping site, which has…
  • Jan 28

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim
    Nellie Kershaw (c. 1891 – 14 March 1924) Today's post is shared from wikipedia.org/Nellie Kershaw  was an English textile worker from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Her death due to pulmonary asbestosis was the first…
  • Jan 28

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter
    twitter.com/jongelmanFor the latest and most current updates click here to subscribe to our Twitter Feed @jongelmanDeath held "Good Cause" NJ App Div Reverses Trial Court of Compensation & Reinstates claim - Unreport Dec…
Rank this Week: 339

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/
  • Jan 29

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited an Everett company for multiple safety violations related to the death of a worker last July.…
  • Jan 28

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension
      In 1954 while working at the National Institute of Mental Health, Neuroscientist John C. Lilly developed a sensory-deprivation flotation tank in order to discover what would happen to the brain if it was deprived of as much stimulation…
  • Jan 26

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret
    Today’s post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.com Andrew Francis Wallace/ZUMA Nearly four years ago, while lifting pallets of blankets during an overnight stocking shift at Walmart, Barb Gertz began to notice a…
Rank this Week: 2249

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jan 29

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Have you noticed a suspicious vehicle lurking in your neighborhood lately, or is there a stranger that seems to be everywhere you go? If you have an…
  • Jan 26

    Cost Shifting: Worker’s Compensation Dirty Little Secret

    Cost Shifting: Worker’s Compensation Dirty Little Secret
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Today I taught worker’s compensation “Offsets” in the course I teach at Marquette Law School. The students were aghast at the amount of…
  • Jan 22

    January 23rd – Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach

    January 23rd – Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach
    Join us tomorrow (Friday, January 23rd at 7:30pm) for the Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach. Details are below.  See you there! Kickoff Flyer – PDF The post January 23rd – Kickoff…
Rank this Week: 1570

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jan 29

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that contracted warehouse workers for Amazon did not have to be paid for time spent waiting to clear through an…
  • Jan 26

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Battle Ground, WA plastic bottle manufacturer $86,800 for major safety violations after a worker’s…
  • Jan 22

    Florida has a Large Percentage of Medicare’s top “Controlled-Drug” Prescriber

    Florida has a Large Percentage of Medicare’s top “Controlled-Drug” Prescriber
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from flojcc.blogspot.com Today’s post is authored by Judge David Langham and shared from flojcc.blogspot.com/ A story was recently published on the WUSF…
Rank this Week: 942

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jan 29

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation
    Kettle Falls cedar mill fined more than $150,000 for safety violations in connection with worker injury The Columbia Cedar mill in Kettle Falls has been fined $151,800 for safety violations after a worker was seriously hurt while trying to…
  • Jan 26

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret
    Today’s post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.com Andrew Francis Wallace/ZUMA Nearly four years ago, while lifting pallets of blankets during an overnight stocking shift at Walmart, Barb Gertz began to notice a…
  • Jan 22

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.techtimes.com Quell is a new gadget that promises pain relief. It attaches to a user’s calf and emits electronic signals that boost the body’s opiate…
Rank this Week: 2402

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    I’ve Been Arrested. Now What?

    I’ve Been Arrested. Now What?
    Unless you have been arrested and charged with a crime before, you likely have no idea what to expect from the process ahead of you. Even if you have been arrested before, the process may be different if you were previously charged with a…
  • Jan 27

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of 13-Year-Old

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of 13-Year-Old
    A 19-year-old Tulsa man was arrested last night after police were called to a local hospital to investigate the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl. When police arrived at Hillcrest Medical Center, they were told that the girl was in a…
  • Jan 23

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest
    Some people just can’t resist the urge to take a selfie. For a pair of alleged thieves in Houston, that impulse led to their arrest. Early this month, a man reported to police that his truck had been burglarized, and that the thieves…
Rank this Week: 3107

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Parents file wrongful death lawsuit against school after daughter’s suicide

    Parents file wrongful death lawsuit against school after daughter’s suicide
    The parents of a 12-year-old girl who committed suicide have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Public School District, claiming that the district failed to take action to address bullying. McKenzie Philpot, a sixth grader at…
  • Jan 27

    Smart Cars May Improve Safety, but Will Present Their Own Issue

    Smart Cars May Improve Safety, but Will Present Their Own Issue
    Automobile manufacturers are now developing autonomous vehicles that promise to save thousands of lives. Despite auto safety advances, each year, more than 30,000 people lose their lives in car accidents. Most of those crashes are…
  • Jan 23

    Illinois Teen Driving Deaths Decline

    Illinois Teen Driving Deaths Decline
    Illinois teen driving deaths have declined, and officials say it is because of more stringent regulations for teen driver’s licenses. Seven years ago, Illinois put a more restrictive program of graduated driver’s licenses in place…
Rank this Week: 1359

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/
  • Jan 29

    What to Do If You Get Injured at Work

    What to Do If You Get Injured at Work
    Many who are injured at work feel the need to hide it or shake it off and return to the task at hand.  On the job injuries can sideline you from work and have a negative impact on your bottom line.  This is especially true for…
  • Jan 26

    Do I Need to Purchase Disability Insurance?

    Do I Need to Purchase Disability Insurance?
    Many who become injured and miss work can’t afford to live without a paycheck for an extended period of time.  If you have been working and paying into Social Security then you are eligible to apply for Social Security disability…
  • Dec 20

    How to Prevent Personal Injuries This Holiday Season

    How to Prevent Personal Injuries This Holiday Season
    As the calendar year winds to a close and people set out to return to work after a holiday season, its important to remember to stay safe and avoid personal injury.  Shopkeepers and landlords are aware of some of the most common personal…
Rank this Week: 4909

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: 2256

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/
  • Jan 28

    Salmonella and Foodborne Illness Lawsuit

    Salmonella and Foodborne Illness Lawsuit
    Most Americans heard about the Salmonella outbreak from Foster Farms chicken in 2013 and 2014. The contamination sickened thousands of people and sent hundreds to the hospital for serious illness. What most Americans do not know is how…
  • Jan 23

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million
    An eight-year-old girl who was critically injured in a dog attack was recently awarded $36 million by a jury in Georgia. The girl was attacked by several dogs, causing one of her arms to be amputated. Dog bite injury lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Jan 19

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup
    The world's richest doctor, Patrick Soon-Shiong, recently established a healthcare startup called NantHealth. The company intends to improve cancer treatment and care, however, whistleblowers in Florida have filed suit saying it is engaged…
Rank this Week: 630

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 1599

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    How do I get the Tax Value Changed on my House?

    How do I get the Tax Value Changed on my House?
    When filing a bankruptcy, one question you will hear quite often is “what is the tax value of your property?” When looking at property in a bankruptcy, whether the property is a residence, house, land or condo, the Courts…
  • Jan 20

    What Is A Form 25P in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form 25P 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 a 25P. Form…
  • Jan 13

    What Should I Expect at my Foreclosure Hearing?

    What Should I Expect at my Foreclosure Hearing?
    In the State of North Carolina, foreclosure hearings are held by the Clerk of Court or Assistant Clerk of Court, as judges rarely hear foreclosures. The Clerk of Court is only to hear cases involving “legal defenses.” Cases…
Rank this Week: 1477

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jan 26

    It is Time to Join the Alabama Workers Compensation Organization

    It is Time to Join the Alabama Workers Compensation Organization
    Do not forget to submit your 2015 Membership Application.@Applications must be postmarked by February 27th in order to attend the Spring Conference at no charge. If you want to pay your membership fee via credit card, simply indicate that…
  • Jan 6

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization...Membership has its Privilege

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization...Membership has its Privilege
    Membership in the AWCO offers a number of professional and social opportunities annually to interact with other workers' compensation professionals.  The highlight of the year is the annual AWCO Spring Conference where its members come…
  • Dec 31

    2015 Alabama Mileage Reimbursement Rate

    2015 Alabama Mileage Reimbursement Rate
    Effective January 1, 2015, the standard mileage reimbursement rate for Alabama will be 57.5 cents per mile. ________________________ ABOUT THE AUTHOR The article was written by Joshua G. Holden, Esq. a Member of Fish, Nelson & Holden,…
Rank this Week: 2277

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE

    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE
    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE It is now understood that the fire loss that occurred at Wedgwood Apartments on December 28, 2014, will go down in history as one of 20 worst high-rise fire tragedies in U.S. History. We now also understand that…
  • Jan 26

    No Liability Found in Texas Defective Ventilator Case

    No Liability Found in Texas Defective Ventilator Case
    In Texas, to prove a product liability case, a plaintiff must show the product was defective, the product reached the plaintiff in a defective condition, the defect made the product unreasonably dangerous, and the defect caused the…
  • Jan 26

    Texas Recreational Use Statute Bars Grandmother’s Claim

    Texas Recreational Use Statute Bars Grandmother’s Claim
    In the recent ruling in City of Diboll, Texas v. Louie Lawson, a Texas appellate court considered a case in which a Texas city claimed the recreational use statute applied to the plaintiff’s claim and that it was not grossly negligent…
Rank this Week: 3491

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4368

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 790

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Safe Winter Driving

    Safe Winter Driving
    A responsible driver knows that exercising caution while operating a vehicle is critical for maintaining a safe roadway and avoiding auto accidents. During the winter months, it is crucial to take additional precautionary measures that…
  • Jan 7

    Are You at Risk for a Workers’ Compensation “WEAR and TEAR™” Injury?

    Are You at Risk for a Workers’ Compensation “WEAR and TEAR™” Injury?
    Over time, the physical demands of your job can take a toll on your body. If so, workers’ compensation benefits may be payable. These types of claims are known as “WEAR and TEAR™” because they develop slowly over time.…
  • Dec 3

    Understanding the Importance of Auto Insurance Coverage Selection

    Understanding the Importance of Auto Insurance Coverage Selection
    Whether you are buying new auto insurance and filling out a Coverage Selection Form or have received one in the mail at the time of insurance coverage renewal, take the time to read the Coverage Form and supporting documentation closely.…
Rank this Week: 4947

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/
  • Jan 23

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family
    Back in March of last year, a hit-and-run accident claimed the life of one man. Since then, according to one news report, the driver of the car has been convicted of aggravated involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol,…
  • Jan 16

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie
    Due to a law enacted in the 1980s, Maryland plaintiffs are limited in the amount they are able to recover from municipalities across the state. According to an article by the Washington Post, this has led one woman to challenge the law that…
  • Jan 9

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat
    When two parties enter into an out-of-court settlement, a contract is created by the two parties. This contract is typically a legally binding document that requires each party to do—or not do—certain things. For example, the most…
Rank this Week: 253

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jan 22

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
  • Jul 18

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case
      Florida Statutes, Section 768.0755, which became effective July 1, 2010, provides that: (1) If a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment, the injured person must prove that the business…
  • Apr 28

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA
    It is vitally important to calculate the average weekly wage (AWW) following an on the job injury in a Defense Base Act (DBA) claim.  It is of utmost importance that the AWW be calculated correctly, because the AWW controls how much…
Rank this Week: 4971

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Jan 20

    The Injured Workers’ Saga: Back Injury

    The Injured Workers’ Saga: Back Injury
    An injured worker who has suffered a back injury often undergoes a  series of frustrating events before receiving the help they need.  After experiencing pain, workers may be directed to a Concentra, Urgent Care, or Choice Care in…
  • Jan 13

    Atlanta Braves stadium: affect on the construction industry in Georgia

    Atlanta Braves stadium: affect on the construction industry in Georgia
    Residents of Cobb County Georgia are bracing themselves for months of navigating construction sites in the area of the new Atlanta Braves stadium and proposed mixed-use project. What’s called a “live-play-work” district will…
  • Jan 8

    Important Deadlines in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Important Deadlines in Workers’ Compensation Case
    If you’ve been injured on the job, there are several steps you need to take immediately in order to ensure the best outcome after your injury: First, report the incident to your supervisor. Failure to report the accident within 30 days…
Rank this Week: 2345

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer

    Things To Consider When Choosing A Personal Injury Lawyer
    If you’ve been injured and are considering making a motor vehicle accident claim or other claim for personal injuries, your choice of law firm should be considered carefully, to ensure you feel confident in their abilities to represent…
  • Jan 12

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace

    The growth of musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace
    Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) resulting from ergonomic hazards are common in the United States. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that in 2011, one third of occupational injuries and illnesses resulting…
  • Dec 31

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction

    Man Dies From Fall From I-Drive Attraction
    A 52-year-old man died Wednesday after he fell about 30 feet onto a concrete floor at the Artegon Marketplace Sky Trail ropes course, according to the Orlando Police Department.  The man was at the International Drive attraction with his…
Rank this Week: 4838

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

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

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Jan 19

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation
    These 5 common business errors that make defending an employment lawsuit harder come from the California Employment Law Report, and they are as true on the east coast as the west. In our experience, smaller and middle sized businesses…
  • Jan 15

    Important NJ Supreme Court Decision: Employee or Contractor?

    Important NJ Supreme Court Decision: Employee or Contractor?
    A question we often hear from business  owners involves some variation on the legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor. The question involves meaningful dollars and cents differences in how business is done and…
  • Jan 5

    A Reminder: NJ Minimum Wage Has Increased

    A Reminder: NJ Minimum Wage Has Increased
    New Jersey's minimum wage increased to $8.38 per hour as of January 1, 2015.  All businesses with employees in the Garden State should review and adjust their payrolls accordingly.
Rank this Week: 610

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/
  • Jan 19

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal licensed practical nurse (LP) with her FERS disability reconsideration appeal. She suffers from several psychiatric disorders, including PTSD, major depressive disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. …
  • Jan 5

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal medical records technician with his FERS disability claim. He suffers from several back-related conditions, including lumbar spondyloarthritis, lumbar postlaminectomy syndrome, and myofascial pain syndrome.…
  • Dec 24

    GAMES APPELLATE REVIEWERS PLAY: HOW TO WIN YOUR RECONSIDERATION!

    GAMES APPELLATE REVIEWERS PLAY: HOW TO WIN YOUR RECONSIDERATION!
    Hint: All the games examiner’s play that we discussed in the last post, also make their decisions erroneous!  In this space, we will discuss the requirements of a successful reconsideration motion, and why an attorney is your best…
Rank this Week: 4520

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers workers compensation and personal injury law. By Michael J. Sudekum.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion
    On December 22, 2014, the JPML ("Joint Panel on Multi-district Litigation") established a MDL in the US District Court of Kansas (Kansas City) for all federal lawsuits. The court's website summarizes the case as, "These cases concern the…
  • Jun 25

    Is it legal for a city to ban adults from texting and driving?

    Is it legal for a city to ban adults from texting and driving?
    Some cities think so. Some cities think not. While Missouri law prohibits drivers under 21 from texting and driving, an adult over the age of 21 is free to text, drive and be distracted on the road. Not satisfied with this result, three…
  • Jun 24

    More Traffic Tickets = Higher Insurance

    More Traffic Tickets = Higher Insurance
    In the obvious news category of the day, a recent article in St. Louis Post Dispatch notes that traffic tickets have a direct impact on the rates you pay for insurance. More interestingly though, the article contains contain information…
Rank this Week: 3567

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

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

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 906

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/
  • Jan 14

    Mileage reimbursement update

    Mileage reimbursement update
    Effective January 1, 2015, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been increased from $.56 per mile to $.575 per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC 616C.150. Mileage is eligible for…
  • Jan 12

    Good News on Hearing Loss Treatment

    Good News on Hearing Loss Treatment
    I’ve got good news and bad news about occupational hearing loss. First the bad news about  occupational hearing loss claims: It can be hard  to prove that the hearing loss was caused by a work accident or by an incident of…
  • Jan 9

    Petitions for Judicial Review in Nevada

    Petitions for Judicial Review in Nevada
    The most important hearing  on a contested workers’ compensation case in Nevada is the one before the  the appeals officer, because that  hearing is recorded, it is the last avenue for presenting witnesses or documentary…
Rank this Week: 1790

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 736

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: 173