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Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • May 6

    Request a copy of your IME

    Request a copy of your IME
    I try not to call these claims manager ordered medical exams ‘IMEs’. While this is an acronym for Independent Medical Examination there really isn’t anything independent about them. But, that’s not today’s topic.…
  • May 5

    Date of Manifestation

    Date of Manifestation
    What is a date of manifestation, and why does it matter? To answer that, I have to back up just a little bit. There are two types of workers compensation claims, industrial injury claims and occupational disease claims. An industrial injury…
  • May 4

    The End of Medical Treatment

    The End of Medical Treatment
    Here’s the quirky thing about medical treatment and workers compensation claims – injured workers feel like they have to keep seeing a doctor, keep asking for more treatment, requesting another diagnostic study, or another course…
Rank this Week: 1312

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • May 6

    Judge Vicki Lynn Snow retires from SBWC

    Judge Vicki Lynn Snow retires from SBWC
    The Ramos Law Firm congratulates Administrative Law Jud […] The post Judge Vicki Lynn Snow retires from SBWC appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 5

    Risks of being injured on a summer job

    Risks of being injured on a summer job
    The month of May is here. For many, it’s one of the bus […] The post Risks of being injured on a summer job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 2

    Are subcontractors eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

    Are subcontractors eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
    Subcontracting is a common business practice that can h […] The post Are subcontractors eligible for Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 4860

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 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…
  • Apr 16

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

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern
    As reported by NJ.com, Acting State Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday his “instincts and intuition are certainly pro-body camera” for police in New Jersey, but he has concerns about how their use might infringe on…
Rank this Week: 1342

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 6

    Horrific Construction Accidents Demonstrate Scaffolding Danger

    Horrific Construction Accidents Demonstrate Scaffolding Danger
    Being a construction worker is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. When an accident causes serious injuries and death, it is especially horrific. In March 2015, three workers assisting in the construction of an office building in…
  • May 5

    Zimmer Recalls Knee Replacement Device

    Zimmer Recalls Knee Replacement Device
    Portions of the Persona total knee replacement system is being recalled by its manufacturer. In February 2015, Zimmer, a leading orthopedic company, notified customers of its Class 2 FDA recall. The knee replacement system by Zimmer was the…
  • May 4

    Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital: No Caps on Illinois Med Mal Case

    Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital: No Caps on Illinois Med Mal Case
    Introduction to Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, 237 Ill.2d 217 (2010): A Battle over Litigation Costs On a cold night in the end of October of 2005, Francis Lebron entered Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Cook County, Illinois to undergo a…
Rank this Week: 1928

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 6

    The next frontier in prevention: Mental Health

    The next frontier in prevention: Mental Health
    May is Mental Health Month and while the focus of workers comp prevention generally revolves around issues of physical safety, perhaps employers should expend more energy in promoting the mental/emotional well being of workers, as well. We…
  • Apr 27

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day
    April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, a day dedicated to remembering those who have suffered and died on the job and renewing the fight for safe workplaces. Here are some resources and events about tomorrow's observances. OSHA: 4,585 [U.S.]…
  • Apr 23

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review
    Our esteemed colleague Joe Paduda is hosting the current edition of Health Wonk Review over at Managed Care Matters: The Everything-PPACA edition of Health Wonk Review We have a tiny cavil with the title of Joe's post though because although…
Rank this Week: 2245

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 6

    Overall Drug Trend For Workers’ Compensation Increased 1.9%

    Overall Drug Trend For Workers’ Compensation Increased 1.9%
    Steven Webb, President, Workers’ Compensation, Express Scripts   …on the need for a team approach to opioid management There’s no silver bullet to manage the safety and cost concerns associated with opioid use. At…
  • May 6

    Manitoba WCB Highlights Grant Workplace Safety Winner

    Manitoba WCB Highlights Grant Workplace Safety Winner
    The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) announced the recipients of eight grants in support of projects that will help keep Manitoba (Canada) workers safe and recover from workplace injuries.   The funding is part of the…
  • May 5

    Have All The Right Information Before Changing Your TPA

    Have All The Right Information Before Changing Your TPA
    Rash decisions in the business world can be a significant expense. Not only can it be an expensive decision when changing out an insurer or third-party administrator (TPA), but it can lead to questions from both employees and…
Rank this Week: 487

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 6

    Interpreters, Fees and Finger

    Interpreters, Fees and Finger
    The showdown on interpreter fees in California typifies why workers' compensation ends up with convoluted rules, ineffective enforcement, and diverts attention away from the main task of taking care of injured workers at a reasonable cost.DWC…
  • May 5

    Marketing Value

    Marketing Value
    My blog post, Poisoned Kool-Aid generated polarized, partisan sentiments.There were two camps - those who were offended by the alleged behavior of the opt-out employer, ResCare, and opt-out fans who derided Bob Burke (Rachel Jenkins' attorney…
  • May 4

    Finger At The Moon

    Finger At The Moon
    The Workers' Compensation Research Institute out of Boston, MA, last week released another of its CompScope Benchmarks reports (requires purchase), focusing on California.There's lots of data and information about the cost of California's…
Rank this Week: 794

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 6

    The PTO Is Not the Only Patent Agency

    The PTO Is Not the Only Patent Agency
    Tejas N. Narechania, Patent Conflicts, 103 Geo. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015), available at SSRN. Jacob S. Sherkow, Administrating Patent Litigation, 90 Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015), available at SSRN. Lisa Larrimore OuelletteIn these new…
  • May 5

    Getting from “May We?” to “Should We?” at the NSA

    Getting from “May We?” to “Should We?” at the NSA
    Margo Schlanger, Intelligence Legalism and the National Security Agency's Civil Liberties Gap, 6 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 112 (2015).Peter ShaneMargo Schlanger’s article, Intelligence Legalism and the National Security Agency’s…
  • May 4

    Organ-izing Your Estate

    Organ-izing Your Estate
    Reid Kress Weisbord, Anatomical Intent, 124 Yale L.J.F. 117 (2014).Gerry W. BeyerProfessor Reid Kress Weisbord’s article astutely addresses the growing problem of demand outpacing supply for organ donations needed for lifesaving medical…
Rank this Week: 102

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 6

    Collins v. Seko Charlotte: Workers' Compensation and Subcontractor

    Collins v. Seko Charlotte: Workers' Compensation and Subcontractor
    Collins v. Seko Charlotte, a case from the Supreme Court of South Carolina, involved a claimant who was killed while working for a delivery company. He was returning to South Carolina from a delivery in the Midwest when he was involved in a…
  • May 4

    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc.: Bad Faith Handling of Workers' Compensation Claim

    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc.: Bad Faith Handling of Workers' Compensation Claim
    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc., a case from the South Dakota Supreme Court, involved an individual who suffered an injury to his back and neck in March of 2005 while working as a gold polisher. Employer's workers' compensation insurance company paid…
  • May 2

    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co.: Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers' Compensation

    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co.: Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers' Compensation
    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co., a case from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, involved claimant who slipped and fell while working for a trucking company. Claimant was in a parking lot owned by one company and leased to another…
Rank this Week: 5074

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 5

    Proposed overtime rule has been sent to OMB

    Proposed overtime rule has been sent to OMB
    Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced today that the U.S. Department of Labor has submitted a proposed rule on the white-collar FLSA overtime exemptions to the federal Office of Management and Budget, which means that the proposed…
  • May 4

    EEOC rolls out “Digital Charge” program for private employer

    EEOC rolls out “Digital Charge” program for private employer
    Thanks to my law partner Jill Stricklin, who has this news about the EEOC’s new pilot program. Jill is an employment litigator in Constangy’s Winston-Salem Office and was also just named to the 2015 North Carolina Business Legal…
  • May 1

    Did he quit, or was he fired? Constructive discharge quiz!

    Did he quit, or was he fired? Constructive discharge quiz!
    Some employers really, really hate to fire employees. That doesn’t mean they won’t do it – but they’ll do just about anything to avoid calling it what it is. A few months ago, I wrote about “bogus RIFs”…
Rank this Week: 4684

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 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…
  • Apr 27

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run
    A recent study by University of California at Berkeley found that hit-and-run fatalities are more likely to occur in the West and Midwest. As warm weather approaches, our team of bicycle accident attorneys examines why hit-and-runs are on the…
  • Apr 22

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical
    Government agencies recently acknowledged a pattern among oil worker fatalities, which were previously ruled natural deaths by heart failure. The stunning similarities among these deaths are forcing industry insiders to consider the role of…
Rank this Week: 209

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 5

    PIP TIP Seminar: Important PIP Topics Explained

    PIP TIP Seminar: Important PIP Topics Explained
    Last week was LaBovick Law Group’s most successful PIP TIP Seminar. LaBovick Law Group’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Team strives to constantly update and inform our clients and medical providers within our community. Each…
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
Rank this Week: 1382

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 5

    Symptoms & Causes of Subdural Hematoma Injuries at Work

    Symptoms & Causes of Subdural Hematoma Injuries at Work
    Work-related subdural hematoma injuries may leave an injured worker permanently disabled. What is a Subdural Hematoma Injury? A subdural hematoma injury is when blood accumulates along the tissue layer surrounding the…
  • May 4

    Work Injury Caused by Mechanical Equipment Failure

    Work Injury Caused by Mechanical Equipment Failure
    Accidents involving the failure of mechanical equipment increase as companies work to improve and increase the production process. Every year, thousands of workers are injured in work-related accidents. Some injuries develop…
  • Apr 22

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie
    Work-related injuries resulting from a fall from a ladder can vary from minor to severe and can even be fatal. Ladder accidents are a common cause of workplace accidents occurring on construction sites. The injuries resulting from a fall from…
Rank this Week: 1979

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 754

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: 3559

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 5

    Important Terms to Know When it comes to Workers’ Compensation

    Important Terms to Know When it comes to Workers’ Compensation
    If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ Compensation Law can be complicated, which is why it is best to consult an experienced New York workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 28

    New York Wrongful Death Claim

    New York Wrongful Death Claim
    Losing a loved one is never easy, but the situation can be especially difficult when the loss is sudden and unexpected. At the Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, we understand the emotional and sometimes financial burden that ensues after…
  • Apr 21

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case
    Workers’ compensation provides a way for injured workers to receive compensation for their injuries and cover their expenses while they are not able to work. Under the New York Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’…
Rank this Week: 1856

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/
  • May 5

    Help a Senior Avoid Abuse and Negligence

    Help a Senior Avoid Abuse and Negligence
    May is Older Americans Month, according to the Association for Community Living. If you have elderly family members, there many things that you can do to ensure their safety: 1) Help protect your elderly loved ones against nursing home abuse…
  • Apr 30

    Facial Injuries Can Affect a Patient’s Life Permanently

    Facial Injuries Can Affect a Patient’s Life Permanently
    Sustaining a facial injury in Hollywood or your Florida community can be devastating. Many people find their lives forever changed by this type of injury. The emotional trauma as well as the significant pain that this type of injury can cause…
  • Apr 28

    This Workers’ Memorial Day, Take Steps to Prevent Workplace Violence and Injury

    This Workers’ Memorial Day, Take Steps to Prevent Workplace Violence and Injury
    Unfortunately, many people go to work each day and never return because they are seriously injured while working. According to safety experts at the American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations, many fatal and…
Rank this Week: 890

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 5

    Common Causes of Trucking Accident

    Common Causes of Trucking Accident
    Trucking accidents are extremely dangerous. With nearly a quarter of all accidents involving three or more vehicles and over half causing fatal or incapacitating injuries, it is no wonder that the government requires special licensing and…
  • Apr 29

    The Malman Law Difference

    The Malman Law Difference
    If you have suffered serious injuries in an accident or as a result of medical malpractice or nursing home negligence, you deserve to have an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf. Nevertheless, how do you know which attorney to choose…
  • Apr 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
Rank this Week: 2122

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Look Who Is Prescribing What

    Look Who Is Prescribing What
    As part of the Administration’s goals of better, care, smarter spending, and healthier people, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the availability of new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription…
  • May 4

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today's guest author is Thomas Domer of the Wisconsin Bar.Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage or status. Two reports…
  • May 3

    Synchromed II Implantable Infusion Pump Systems: FDA Consent Decree To Limot Use

    Synchromed II Implantable Infusion Pump Systems: FDA Consent Decree To Limot Use
    .Medtronic, Inc. cited for manufacturing violationsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the filing of a consent decree against Medtronic, Inc., and two of the company’s officers—S. Omar Ishrak and Thomas M.…
Rank this Week: 1000

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • May 5

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance
    We’ve all heard the stories about people being spied upon while on some form of State or Federal disability benefit. As an attorney, I sometimes hear people tell me stories of themselves being really disabled and not like those other…
  • Apr 29

    Understanding SSDI and SSI

    Understanding SSDI and SSI
    If you are disabled, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both. The program for which you qualify depends on a number of factors and this publication will try to help you…
  • Apr 27

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim
    SSA Assisting Veterans with Claims The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to assist veterans who have served since October 1, 2001 in the processing of their claims. To receive this expedited processing, you must have been…
Rank this Week: 3816

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 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…
  • Apr 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

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

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
Rank this Week: 2059

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 4

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative
    Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally prohibits employers from requiring current employees to submit to medical examinations or medical inquiries unless the exam or inquiry is “job-related and consistent with…
  • Apr 22

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
  • Apr 22

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect
    On March 1, 2015, New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (also known as “Ban the Box”) went into effect.  The Act applies to employers with 15 or more employees over 20 calendar weeks that do business, employ people,…
Rank this Week: 1355

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/
Rank this Week: 1913

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 29

    What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation with Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo

    What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation with Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo
    Most of our new clients know they need a lawyer; but, for one reason or another, are hesitant to pick up the phone. To be honest, we get it. Speaking candidly about your physical and emotional injuries, not knowing what … Continue…
  • Apr 24

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation
    Every year, thousands of people are injured at work who require time off to recover. These people qualify for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, very few people fully understand how workers’ compensation works. These are the…
Rank this Week: 1999

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 4

    Youth Minimum-wage Law Not Only Wage Law Affecting Young Nebraskan

    Youth Minimum-wage Law Not Only Wage Law Affecting Young Nebraskan
    Nebraska appears to be on the verge of repealing part of last year’s successful ballot measure – to raise the state minimum wage from the federal rate of $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour by 2016 – by creating a lower youth…
  • Apr 30

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?
    It’s not uncommon in the workers’ compensation arena that we hear allegations of malingering or workers being hurt on purpose to reap the monetary rewards of a work injury. Some employers refuse to settle a case as long as the…
  • Apr 27

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View
    There’s a lot to debate and digest in the recent NPR/ProPublica workers’ compensation series. The Center for Effective Government has published an analysis that adds to the discussion. The piece’s catchy title is Six Charts…
Rank this Week: 2970

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 4

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation, there are some events that are seminal in the…
  • Apr 30

    Misclassification Bill Passes N.C. Senate

    Misclassification Bill Passes N.C. Senate
                A bill attempting to address North Carolina’s crisis of employers misclassifying employees as independent contractors passed through the Senate on Tuesday. Senate Bill…
  • Apr 30

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
Rank this Week: 2963

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • May 4

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement
    I was horrified when I recently read about a worker for a tuna company who was killed when he was cooked to death at the company’s California canning factory. According to the New York Daily News, the worker, Jose Melena, was performing…
  • Apr 30

    Union, Environmental Group Say Dozens of Nuclear Workers Suffering from Toxic Materials Exposure

    Union, Environmental Group Say Dozens of Nuclear Workers Suffering from Toxic Materials Exposure
    Today’s post is from In These Times via our colleague Jon Gelman. Evidence “strongly suggests a causal link between chemical vapor releases and subsequent health effects" at a Washington facility, according to a recent report.…
  • Apr 27

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov As President Obama and Secretary Perez have said, raising the minimum wage isn’t just the right thing to do for working families it’s the smart thing…
Rank this Week: 3007

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 4

    Florida Supreme Court Thwarts Attempt to Circumvent “Exclusive Remedy” Provision

    Florida Supreme Court Thwarts Attempt to Circumvent “Exclusive Remedy” Provision
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp News and comes from www.jdsupra.com Most states limit a worker’s remedies for work-related injuries to a workers’ compensation claim against the employer. Such "exclusive remedy"…
  • Apr 30

    Comp reporting plan would increase employer burden

    Comp reporting plan would increase employer burden
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp Brief and comes from www.businessinsurance.com Photo by BLOOMBERG A sign marks the entrance to the headquarters of the Social Security Administration located on Security Boulevard in Baltimore,…
  • Apr 27

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death
    By Nick McGurk, KIRO TV The Department of Labor and Industries is pushing for criminal charges against a company after a teenager was found dead in the blades of an auger last July.  Bradley Hogue, 19, was on his second day of work…
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Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 4

    Injured Texas worker awarded $5.3 million

    Injured Texas worker awarded $5.3 million
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. In April of 2007 Charles Robison, a worker for Texas-based West Star Transportation, suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling headfirst off an…
  • Apr 30

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Nebraska, known for its conservative views, is considering legalization of medical marijuana. Sen. Tommy Garrett writes a passionate, persuasive and…
  • Apr 27

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
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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 4

    Google to Launch Car Insurance Comparison Site in Illinoi

    Google to Launch Car Insurance Comparison Site in Illinoi
    Google plans to launch a car insurance comparison site in Illinois, which is expected to have a disruptive effect on the industry. The internet search giant launched Google Compare on March 5 in California only. The company’s plans call…
  • May 1

    Department of Transportation Releases Traffic Accident Statistic

    Department of Transportation Releases Traffic Accident Statistic
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has released a final report on traffic accidents for 2013, showing that traffic accidents and fatalities increased that year. Fortunately, the preliminary statistics for 2014 already show a…
  • Apr 30

    The Most Dangerous Jobs in America – Podcast

    The Most Dangerous Jobs in America – Podcast
    American workplaces are safer now than half a century ago. But some employees are still at great risk of injury. This month’s Chicago Injury Alert explores the most dangerous jobs in America.
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
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Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 3

    Injuries on a Texas Bu

    Injuries on a Texas Bu
    Buses are common carriers. If you are injured in a bus crash, you should be aware that usually their duty is higher to passengers than drivers of other vehicles. Although the duty is higher, liability is not automatic. In Mackey v.…
  • May 3

    Texas Supreme Court Decides Recreational Use Statute Does Not Apply to Watching Sports Matche

    Texas Supreme Court Decides Recreational Use Statute Does Not Apply to Watching Sports Matche
    In the recent case of University of Texas at Arlington v. Sandra Williams, the Texas Supreme Court considered whether the recreational use statute applies to those watching sports matches. The statute (Texas Civil Practice & Remedies…
  • May 3

    Proportionate Responsibility in Texas Work Accident

    Proportionate Responsibility in Texas Work Accident
    In Hassan v. Rock, a plaintiff appealed from a judgment awarding him $212,136.64 in damages because he didn’t think the trial court should have reduced the award by his proportionate responsibility for the accident. The defendant had…
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Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2453

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    Distracted Driving Statistics [Infographic]

    Distracted Driving Statistics [Infographic]
    Texting and driving is one of the most common causes of vehicle accidents in the US. Don’t become a statistic — be safe on the roads! If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of a distracted drive, call the expert…
  • Apr 29

    Common Causes of Trucking Accidents in the US [Infographic]

    Common Causes of Trucking Accidents in the US [Infographic]
    If you or a loved one has been in a trucking accident, call the experienced lawyers at Laird Hammons Laird immediately. We can help you get the compensation you deserve. The post Common Causes of Trucking Accidents in the US [Infographic]…
  • Apr 29

    7 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

    7 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney
    Have you ever needed a lawyer? Finding the right one can be stressful, adding to an already complicated situation. It is important to find someone who is experienced and the right fit to handle your problem. Here are seven questions you…
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Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

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

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a supervisor of customer services for the Post Office who suffers from major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this…
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Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dep't of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Existing COPD

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dep't of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Existing COPD
    While workers who have been injured on-the-job need not prove their employers were negligent, they do need to show their injuries arose out of and in the course of their employment. In some instances, this is straightforward. A carpenter…
  • Apr 20

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury
    Lawmakers from two separate Georgia state committees recently met to discuss a proposal that would slash the amount of time injured workers have to pursue a claim with the state board of workers' compensation. Currently, workers have up to…
  • Apr 12

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

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule
    Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled the state workers' compensation appeals board erred when it found not compensable the work injuries of a man who suffered severe injury during a truck accident that occurred while he…
Rank this Week: 4682

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: 1852

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Apr 28

    Are Helmets Required in Pennsylvania and New Jersey?

    Are Helmets Required in Pennsylvania and New Jersey?
    As most riders know, wearing a helmet is mandatory in New Jersey. Not so in Pennsylvania where anyone 21 years of age or older and has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for not less than two full calendar years OR has completed a…
  • Apr 24

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident
    A recent story in USA Today by Dovie Rice concluded that it should not come as a surprise to Americans that the most hazardous and potentially deadly thing you do every day is to drive your car. Mr. Rice compiled statistics and information…
  • Apr 23

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.3 Million settlement for a surveyor who was injured in a roadway construction site on Interstate 287 in Somerset County when she was struck by a utility vehicle travelling in…
Rank this Week: 3618

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed
    In a lawsuit brought by the New York community service Society for petitioner, KM, Judge Moulton of the New York County Supreme Court Held That BOTH the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the New York City Civil Service…
  • Mar 5

    TLC Article 78 case

    TLC Article 78 case
    Petitioner taxicab driver was found to have overcharged passengers on three occasions. Nonetheless he was only adjudicated once as having done so. The Appellate Division, first Department found that the driver had failed to exhaust his…
  • Dec 6

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
Rank this Week: 1337

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 1876

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 5

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm
    Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a vehicle that was not properly cleaned…
Rank this Week: 2680

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3888

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Substantial Lawsuit Brought Against Kaiser After Allegedly Botched Delivery

    Substantial Lawsuit Brought Against Kaiser After Allegedly Botched Delivery
    The father and guardian ad litem for a child born with severe brain damage has brought a suit in Multnomah County Circuit Court against the hospital system that delivered his daughter. According to a courthouse news source, the father is…
  • Apr 15

    Federal Court Refuses to Hold Social Security Administration Liable for Employee’s Maryland Crime

    Federal Court Refuses to Hold Social Security Administration Liable for Employee’s Maryland Crime
    In a recent case in front of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the court refused to hold an employer liable for an employee’s criminal actions that took place while the employee was off duty. This was the court’s refusal to…
  • Apr 8

    Listeria Fears Prompt Several Organic Food Companies To Issue Recall

    Listeria Fears Prompt Several Organic Food Companies To Issue Recall
    The recent listeria outbreak has been making national news over the past several weeks. According to a prominent news source, some leading organic food companies have had to issue recalls for some of their packaged foods. One organic food…
Rank this Week: 334

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 1318