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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/
  • Mar 31

    March is Save Your Vision Month

    March is Save Your Vision Month
    This month is Save Your Vision Month. Whether you wear glasses or have perfect 20/20 vision, there are several things you can do this month to take care of your eyes: 1) Get an eye exam. Even if your eyes are healthy, keep in mind that some…
  • Mar 27

    What are You Doing this Sleep Awareness Month to stay Healthier and Safer?

    What are You Doing this Sleep Awareness Month to stay Healthier and Safer?
    March is Sleep Awareness Month. Promoted by the National Sleep Foundation, Sleep Awareness Month is meant to raise awareness about the importance of sleep for health and safety. Experts and researchers have long maintained that quality sleep…
  • Mar 24

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?
    Research has shown us that many things can lead to injury. Distraction, alcohol, drugs, and other risky behaviors can lead to car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and other serious injuries in Miami or your community. But what about less…
Rank this Week: 2358

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/
  • Mar 31

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?
    I started the day today pondering an age-old question.  Here in Central New Jersey March undeniably came in like a lion.  Today, the last day of the month, will it go out like a lion or, consistent with the old saying, like a lamb?…
  • Mar 28

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case
    The closely watched gender discrimination case of Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins, her former employer, has ended in a clean win for Kleiner Perkins.  At least in the courtroom.  Kleiner Perkins, in case you're not familiar with it, is…
  • Mar 22

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion
    I can't add much to the Employment Class Action Blog's report on EEOC v. Freeman (4th Cir. 2015). Suffice it to say that the EEOC got caught - again - with its hand in the intellectual cookie jar, relying upon bogus expert opinion.…
Rank this Week: 1970

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 31

    Medical Malpractice On Cruise Line

    Medical Malpractice On Cruise Line
    Last fall, the Eleventh Circuit finally overturned  100 years of legal precedent in Franza v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.  The United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the last stop before the US Supreme Court) refused to…
  • Mar 27

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit
    Despite common misconception, PIP lawsuits are litigated as breach of contract claims, not tort actions like bodily injury claims.  Many people think because there was a motor vehicle accident with injuries, the attorneys handling PIP…
  • Mar 26

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?
    Every lawyer doing personal injury work has on occasion had to deal with an injured Medicaid insured and the ensuing Medicaid lien. Until recently, there was no real way to tweak a settlement agreement such that the lien would be as little as…
Rank this Week: 1017

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Injury Sliding Into Home Plate Workers Comp?

    Is Injury Sliding Into Home Plate Workers Comp?
    Spring is almost here and with the changing of the seasons comes picnics, softball games, corporate retreats and golf outings.  When all the attendees are employees and an injury occurs, is it covered by workers’…
  • Mar 31

    Victorian (Australia) Workplaces Seek Better Safety

    Victorian (Australia) Workplaces Seek Better Safety
    A total of 23 people died in Victorian (Australia) workplaces last year, according to provisional figures released recently by the WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe).   Seven of those deaths occurred in the final two months of the…
  • Mar 30

    6 Things Employers Should Do To Avoid A ProPublica Report

    6 Things Employers Should Do To Avoid A ProPublica Report
    The reports from ProPublica are the result of employers not managing workers compensation. Here are 6 things employers can do to take control and avoid being included in the next report.   Contact employees within a week or two after the…
Rank this Week: 4887

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

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

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary worker’s compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called Form 30D. Form…
  • Mar 24

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?
    When it comes to bankruptcy, it’s important to know the limitations of a bankruptcy. One area we occasionally have people ask about is whether they can file bankruptcy or not if they have a trust. To answer this question, yes; generally…
  • Mar 17

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary workers’ compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called a Form 25T.…
Rank this Week: 617

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/
  • Mar 31

    Bragging Right

    Bragging Right
    "The fish REALLY was THAT big!"In perhaps the biggest news of the year in California workers' compensation is the real possibility that the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau may ultimately recommend a near double digit mid-year…
  • Mar 30

    Year of Awarene

    Year of Awarene
    This is The Year of Awareness.Awareness by the General Public about workers' compensation issues.There is the series by ProPublica, with 3 installments so far, and more to come. You might not like it, but Michael Grabell and his team are…
  • Mar 27

    It's A Digital World

    It's A Digital World
    If one waits long enough opportunities appear, almost magically.Early EAMS observers will remember this scene...Medical records reproduction companies in California have been waiting now for 2 years to get a fee schedule.Still waiting.In the…
Rank this Week: 3752

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/
  • Mar 31

    NJ Treasurer: Making Full Pension Payment Would Have ‘Incredible’ Impact On Resident

    NJ Treasurer: Making Full Pension Payment Would Have ‘Incredible’ Impact On Resident
    As reported by NJ.com, Governor Chris Christie’s treasurer said that the administration has reached out to lawmakers to comply with a judge’s order to work together to restore $1.6 billion to this year’s pension payment, but…
  • Mar 27

    Lawmakers Take Aim At Christie Corporate Tax Breaks, Revenue Shortfall

    Lawmakers Take Aim At Christie Corporate Tax Breaks, Revenue Shortfall
    To follow up on of one our previous posts, NJ.com has reported that the New Jersey Assembly passed several bills yesterday to combat the revenue shortfalls plaguing the State’s finances and scrutinize corporate tax breaks.  The…
  • Mar 25

    Judge Sets May Hearing In NJ Battle Over 2016 Pension Payment

    Judge Sets May Hearing In NJ Battle Over 2016 Pension Payment
    As reported by NJ.com, Governor Chris Christie and New Jersey’s public employee unions will be back in Court in May in a dispute over the Governor’s planned payment into the State pension system next year.  More than a dozen…
Rank this Week: 558

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/
  • Mar 31

    Into Litigation’s Black Hole: A Cosmic Solution

    Into Litigation’s Black Hole: A Cosmic Solution
    Hon. Eduardo C. Robreno, The Federal Asbestos Product Liability Multidistrict Litigation (MDL-875): Black Hole or New Paradigm?, 23 Widener L.J. 97 (2013).Linda MullenixHow many federal courts scholars can identify what is meant by the…
  • Mar 30

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination
    Phil Tiemeyer, Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants (2013).Serena MayeriIn my employment discrimination course, I use Diaz v. Pan American Airlines (5th Cir. 1971), overturning Pan Am’s ban on…
  • Mar 27

    Theorising Global Justice

    Theorising Global Justice
    Frank J. Garcia, Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes, Cambridge University Press (2013).Sean CoyleIn a letter to the semi-pagan Nectarius (Epistle 91, §4), Saint Augustine sets forth one of the most…
Rank this Week: 211

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Mar 31

    Aggravated damages awarded under OHSA for retaliatory firing

    Aggravated damages awarded under OHSA for retaliatory firing
    An employer has been ordered to pay aggravated damages – in addition to lost wages – after firing an employee in retaliation for raising safety issues. The employee worked at a hair salon. She suffered an injury at work as a…
  • Mar 26

    OHSA does not protect against retaliation for merely sustaining injury: OLRB

    OHSA does not protect against retaliation for merely sustaining injury: OLRB
    The Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights under that Act, but not for merely sustaining an injury, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has decided. An employee filed a complaint…
  • Mar 24

    No punches thrown, but employee properly dismissed for yelling, swearing and abusive conduct

    No punches thrown, but employee properly dismissed for yelling, swearing and abusive conduct
    An employee need not physically assault a co-worker in order to be dismissed for workplace violence, an arbitrator’s decision shows. The employer had 8 “Golden Rules” of workplace health, safety and environmental…
Rank this Week: 3453

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 30

    Mitos de los Mejores Lugares de Trabajo

    Mitos de los Mejores Lugares de Trabajo
    Si su lugar de trabajo es perfecto, felicitaciones. Un reciente artículo en el Harvard Business Review (5 Myths of Great Workplaces, Marzo 5, 2015) enumera las creencias mas persistentes y erróneas sobre como…
  • Mar 29

    Los Mejores Patrono

    Los Mejores Patrono
    Anualmente  dos organizaciones en Puerto Rico  conducen conjuntamente una encuesta de quienes son  ‘Los Mejores Patronos en Puerto Rico’. Fíjese que  se especifica ‘Patronos’  y es…
  • Mar 23

    Cientos de abogados juramentan

    Cientos de abogados juramentan
    La cantidad de abogados que siguen ingresando la profesión  en Puerto Rico es impresionante. La Isla está en las primeras 15 jurisdicciones en EU con más abogados.  En este ultimo grupo,  correspondiente a…
Rank this Week: 1486

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

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

    Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny

    Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny
    When charged with a crime, all criminal defendants must […] Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll and its Progeny is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Timing is Everything: The Eroding Shield of State v. Knoll…
  • Mar 5

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic
    By Zev Goldstein, Esq.   Driving distracted is one […] Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 1634

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Still Waiting for Those New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation

    Still Waiting for Those New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation
    This post was contributed by Adam R. Long, a Member in the McNees Labor and Employment Group. You may recall that over a year ago, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to “modernize and streamline” the existing Fair…
  • Mar 22

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules, which is apparently designed to offer guidance to employers regarding workplace rules. We can…
  • Mar 22

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules, which is apparently designed to offer guidance to employers regarding workplace rules. We can…
Rank this Week: 1681

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/
Rank this Week: 1252

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/
  • Mar 30

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

    Hoyle v. DTJ Enters., Inc. - Intentional Torts and Employer
    The intent of workers' compensation law is to ensure costs resulting from industrial accidents and conditions are borne largely by industry. By ensuring workers receive definite and speedy payments for medical expenses and lost wages incurred…
  • Mar 20

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block
    Two reports. One by NPR and ProPublica. The other by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Released at the same time. Both on the issue of cuts to workers' compensation nationwide. Same conclusions: Workers are quickly losing…
  • Mar 10

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied
    In Georgia, companies cannot legally terminate an injured worker as retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. However, there is no law preventing an employer from terminating an injured worker who is receiving workers'…
Rank this Week: 4665

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: 3615

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 5053

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Many of my clients tell me, with fear in their voice, that they have one or more bills set to automatically pull from their bank accounts, but they have no money in…
  • Mar 25

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

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post comes to us from the Washington Post via our colleague Jon Gelman. There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But those who do are…
  • Mar 25

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    As an attorney who practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation, there are some events that are seminal in the history of workplace safety. One of those events was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred on March 25,…
Rank this Week: 385

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/
  • Mar 30

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert
    Governor Pat McCrory According to N.C. Governor Pat McCrory, workers’ compensation claims cause the state to spend about $150 million per year. He claims that research by CorVel, the state’s administrator for state employee…
  • Mar 26

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande
    All of us need to talk honestly about matters that concern us. Talking honestly about end-of-life choices is essential, and Atul Gawande (a surgeon in Boston) makes that clear in his book Being Mortal. Are the desperate surgical procedures…
  • Mar 23

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Guadalupe González doesn’t know if she’s going to be able to make it much longer. The East Boston resident used to hold a full time position…
Rank this Week: 2955

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker
    Nebraska, known for its conservative views, is considering legalization of medical marijuana. Sen. Tommy Garrett writes a passionate, persuasive and practical letter to constituents in support of medical marijuana.  “Bottom line up…
  • Mar 26

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too
    All employees of fast-food restaurants, including part-time workers, students and retirees, are covered by ‪workers’ compensation laws. Frequently, fast-food employees are not aware of these rights or are afraid to make claims,…
  • Mar 23

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too
    This ProPublica/NPR series should be required reading for all who care about workers’ compensation and how the process really works – or doesn’t work – for those who are injured on the job. The series shows the very…
Rank this Week: 2944

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 30

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp Brief and comes from www.theatlantic.com And rates are particularly high among people working in law enforcement, farming, and auto repair, a new study found. www.GlynLowe.com/Flickr/The Atlantic…
  • Mar 26

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 – 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Business and insurance interests are…
  • Mar 23

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com Nearly every state has what’s known as a "schedule of benefits" that divides up the body like an Angus beef chart. At the time of their…
Rank this Week: 740

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3678

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
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
Rank this Week: 1771

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Mar 30

    Forsyth County Career Fair

    Forsyth County Career Fair
    Georgia laborers on the look-out for job openings may b […] The post Forsyth County Career Fair appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Mar 26

    Jury trials in workers’ compensation?

    Jury trials in workers’ compensation?
    The short answer to this question is, no. There are no […] The post Jury trials in workers’ compensation? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Mar 24

    Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia?

    Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia?
    Georgia’s injured workers receiving benefits may […] The post Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 4851

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Jay High School Girls’ Basketball Coach Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Player

    Jay High School Girls’ Basketball Coach Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Player
    Amid accusations of an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old girls’ basketball player, a Jay High School teacher and coach tendered his resignation from the school district on Friday. That same day, he was arrested and…
  • Mar 26

    Infographic: The Bill Cosby Scandal

    Infographic: The Bill Cosby Scandal
    In recent weeks, all has been quiet on the Bill Cosby front. Since Chloe Goins became the first accuser whose allegations against the actor may fall within the statute of limitations for prosecuting Cosby, not much has happened. Now, actress…
  • Mar 23

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal
    Perhaps the harshest penalty associated with conviction of a sex crime is the sex offender registration that follows. Once a person has served any prison time, if sentenced to such, he or she must register as a sex offender for a period of…
Rank this Week: 2035

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    Intracerebral Hemorrhage Caused by a Workplace Accident

    Intracerebral Hemorrhage Caused by a Workplace Accident
    An employee who suffers a work-related brain injury may need extensive treatment and an extended period of time off work for treatment and recovery. A work-related head or brain injury can have life altering consequences…
  • Mar 27

    Young St. Louis Girl Attacked by Dog

    Young St. Louis Girl Attacked by Dog
    Sometimes “man’s best friend” will act in an unpredictable way and injure a person without being provoked and with no warning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4.7 million people are…
  • Mar 26

    Work-Related Head Injuries and Concussion

    Work-Related Head Injuries and Concussion
    A head injury is one of the most serious types of workplace injuries. Most work-related head injuries result from slip and fall accidents, falling objects, motor vehicle accidents, and defective and dangerous equipment. A worker who has…
Rank this Week: 818

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

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

    National Asbestos Awareness Week, April 1 to 7, 2015

    National Asbestos Awareness Week, April 1 to 7, 2015
    Designating the first week of April 2015 as ‘‘National Asbestos Awareness Week’’IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESMr. MARKEY (for himself, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. DURBIN, Mrs. MURRAY, Mr.CARDIN, Mrs. FEINSTEIN, Mr. REID,…
  • Mar 28

    Mesothelioma Award for Household Contact of Talc Worker Upheld for $1.6

    Mesothelioma Award for Household Contact of Talc Worker Upheld for $1.6
    A $1.6 Million  award for a household contact of an asbestos worker was affirmed by a NJ Court of Appeals. The child of a Shulton employee was exposed to talc (Old Spice Talcum Powder) containing asbestos…
  • Mar 28

    Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial

    Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial
    The National Institutes of Health has announced the advancement of two experimental vaccines for Ebola. This is a major announcement that will provide additional safety for healthcare workers and populations exposed to this deadly disease.…
Rank this Week: 1404

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury
    A man who suffered an injury at work caused by an underlying knee condition unrelated to his job will receive workers' compensation, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled. In Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., the worker was…
  • Mar 26

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending
    If you work in the fast-food industry, chances are, you have suffered a burn. Most likely, you endured more than one. That's according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Council for Occupational Safety, which indicated…
  • Mar 24

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed
    Almost all companies with more than a few employees in North Carolina must carry workers' compensation insurance. The goal is to ensure that workers injured on-the-job have easy access to necessary medical care, and are adequately supported…
Rank this Week: 5056

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1941

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Connecticut 2015 CRB Panel Named

    Connecticut 2015 CRB Panel Named
    Pursuant to Section 31-280b, Chairman John A. Mastropietro has appointed Commissioners Randy L. Cohen and Stephen M. Morelli to sit as panel members on appeals before the Compensation Review Board for the calendar year beginning January 1,…
  • Mar 25

    Experience That Makes A Difference

    Experience That Makes A Difference
    Is your lawyer a "known commodity?" When pursuing a work injury claim in Connecticut it goes a long way if your employer's worker's comp insurance company is familiar with the track record of you lawyer. I have been handling worker's comp…
  • Mar 16

    Concurrent Employment and Risk of Work Injury

    Concurrent Employment and Risk of Work Injury
    March 9, 2015 - WorkCompWire Hopkinton, MA – Researchers with the Liberty Mutual Research Institute’s Center for Injury Epidemiology have concluded that individuals who work multiple jobs – approximately 14 million U.S.…
Rank this Week: 994

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3834

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1537

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Disabled worker still eligible for workers’ comp after unrelated termination

    Disabled worker still eligible for workers’ comp after unrelated termination
    Recently, the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a night stocker at a retail store, who was injured when boxes fell on him, was still eligible for workers’ compensation benefits even after his employment was terminated for an unrelated…
  • Mar 26

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston
    Workers from six different companies, all renovating a middle school in Evanston, were exposed to asbestos, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Mar 25

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer
    A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed alleging that a doctor failed to inform his patient that the patient had cancer. Amber Hines is pursuing the lawsuit her father, Edward Hines, filed before his death from bladder cancer in April…
Rank this Week: 744

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/
  • Mar 27

    Employers may not like NLRB General Counsel report on handbook rule

    Employers may not like NLRB General Counsel report on handbook rule
    Thanks very much to David Phippen from our Metro D.C. Office for letting me get some depositions taken this week and allowing me to republish his analysis here. As we have previously reported, the National Labor Relations Board in…
  • Mar 27

    BREAKING: FMLA “spousal” rule on hold for now

    BREAKING: FMLA “spousal” rule on hold for now
    The new rule defining “spouse” for purposes of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act was set to take effect today. But a federal judge in Texas yesterday temporarily blocked the rule from going into effect after…
  • Mar 25

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14
    Today’s majority opinion of the Supreme Court in the Young pregnancy accommodation case reminded me of this scene: Employers are Jennifer Anniston, and Justice Breyer is Mike Judge. I’ll be back with some real…
Rank this Week: 4695

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Were Exemplary Damages Appropriate in Texas Forklift Accident Case?

    Were Exemplary Damages Appropriate in Texas Forklift Accident Case?
    Exemplary damages (also known as punitive damages) are unusual, but may be awarded in personal injury cases involving gross negligence. In contrast to compensatory damages such as lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering, exemplary…
  • Mar 16

    Texas Court Affirms Judgment for Traumatic Brain Injury Plaintiff

    Texas Court Affirms Judgment for Traumatic Brain Injury Plaintiff
    In the recent case West Star Transportation Inc. v. Robison, a Texas appellate court considered a personal injury case in which the defendant appealed a judgment for the plaintiffs for damages totaling more than $5 million. The plaintiff had…
  • Mar 16

    Texas Supreme Court Reconsiders Ban on Seat-Belt Evidence

    Texas Supreme Court Reconsiders Ban on Seat-Belt Evidence
    Over the past 40 years, evidence of a plaintiff’s failure to use a seat belt was inadmissible in Texas car accident lawsuits because, even though it could exacerbate the plaintiff’s injuries, it could not, in and of itself,…
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Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Mar 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
  • Mar 19

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream
    A Listeria outbreak that has led to three deaths is being traced to ice creams produced at the Blue Bell Creamery in Texas. The deaths occurred at a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where contaminated Blue Bell Creamery ice cream was served to…
  • Mar 17

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme
    American military service members face a multitude of hurdles when they return home from duty: PTSD, acclimation back to daily life, familial issues, and finding adequate work, to name just a few. Lesser known are the financial struggles,…
Rank this Week: 2120

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/
  • Mar 26

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review
    Grab a coffee and head on over to Wing of Zock. Jennifer Salopek has a freshly-posted Health Wonk Review, Spring Break Edition awaiting your perusal. The wonks are covering a wide range of policy topics and issues today - don't miss out....
  • Mar 24

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...
    A decade after the BP Texas City explosion that killed 15 and injured 180, U.S. refineries are nearly as deadly as ever, according to Blood Lessons, an investigative journalism report by Houston Chronicle and Texas Tribune that looks at the…
  • Mar 16

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"
    This year's WCRI conference is now a week in the past. It was an informative event with session presenters waxing eloquent with their charts and graphs and the general nitty gritty of workers' compensation. There was a touching tribute to…
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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/
  • Mar 26

    Employee Receives Legal Fees Award After Georgia Employer Unreasonably Defends Against Workers' Compensation Claim

    Employee Receives Legal Fees Award After Georgia Employer Unreasonably Defends Against Workers' Compensation Claim
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has ordered an employer who unreasonably defended a workers' compensation claim to pay its former employee's legal fees. In Waters v. PCC Airfoils, LLC, a woman claimed she suffered repetitive injuries to her…
  • Dec 22

    Georgia Appeals Court Holds Workers' Compensation Claim is Time Barred

    Georgia Appeals Court Holds Workers' Compensation Claim is Time Barred
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has affirmed an administrative law judge's ("ALJ") decision stating a man's workers' compensation benefits claim was time barred. In Lane v. Williams Plant Services, a man apparently suffered a back injury at…
  • Nov 28

    Firefighters Injured on the Job Every Day

    Firefighters Injured on the Job Every Day
    Firefighters face danger every day, and they are often injured, as this recent story proves: Injured Firefighter Released from Hospital. A firefighter, Spurgeon Putnam, had fallen 20 feet while working a fire scene at the Victoria Apartment…
Rank this Week: 2395

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/
  • Mar 26

    Construction Worker Accident

    Construction Worker Accident
    Construction work is one of the most physically demanding jobs there is. These men and women have literally built our homes, cities and country from the ground up. Unfortunately this is also one of the most dangerous jobs there is. According…
  • Mar 17

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation
    A PA workers’ compensation panel ruled this week that the Pittsburgh Steelers must pay Chukky Okobi $779 per week in workers’ compensation benefits for injuries that prevent him from playing in the NFL, and $22,000 in other…
  • Mar 3

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job
    Did you know that if your work requires you to drive, or if you are driving for any reason to benefit your employer and you are injured in a car accident you can file a workers’ compensation claim? Most people assume they would just use…
Rank this Week: 3907

Missouri Workers Compensation…

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri work injuries and workers' compensation claims. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.missouriworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie
    Most Missouri workers' compensation claims stem from workplace accidents that cause physical injuries, or from occupational diseases caused by workplace conditions. However, there is another kind of injury that can pose a threat to employees:…
  • Feb 20

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know that the aftermath of a fatal workplace accident can be a confusing and traumatic time for the victim's loved ones. We also know that sometimes people do not receive benefits they are…
  • Jan 5

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee
    While many of us can opt to stay home when winter weather comes to Missouri, some workers in our state aren't so lucky. Utility workers, emergency responders, highway workers, federal, state and local government personnel, and other employees…
Rank this Week: 3280

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1062

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: 1294

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3527

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle
    From Harley riders to sport bike enthusiasts, safe motorcycle riders have one thing in common. It’s a saying: “All the gear, all the time.” This means that every time they go riding – whether for a cross-country tour…
  • Mar 11

    Is it Possible to Obtain Workers’ Compensation from a Car Accident?

    Is it Possible to Obtain Workers’ Compensation from a Car Accident?
    If there is one thing that insurance companies have in common, it is that they do not like to compensate claims unless they are absolutely required to do so under the circumstances at hand. From a business perspective, this makes ……
  • Feb 24

    Legal Remedies for the Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite

    Legal Remedies for the Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite
    Suffering injuries in a vicious dog attack can be a traumatic experience. From the fear of imminent danger to living with the permanent damage caused by the attack, there are numerous ways that dog bite injuries can leave a lasting ……
Rank this Week: 960

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: 4203

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/
  • Mar 23

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

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other
    Earlier this week, a fatal rear-end accident on Route 50 took the life of one man and injured four others. According to a report by the Capital Gazette, the accident occurred around 2:45 in the afternoon last Saturday. Evidently, a Nissan…
  • Mar 16

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker
    In an earlier post, we discussed a pending bill in front of the Maryland State Legislature that would establish a no-fault birth-injury fund to help cover the costs associated with having a child with a birth injury. In a recent article by…
  • Mar 9

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie
    If you have spent time over the last couple months anywhere from New England to North Carolina, you have no doubt seen the crippling effects of the most recent winter storms that came through the area. In some areas, total snow fall was being…
Rank this Week: 2173