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Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Feb 8

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance
    OSHA recently released a new Whistleblower Investigations Manual, clarifying its relaxed investigative standard of reasonable cause rather than the more restrictive preponderance of the evidence standard. The Manual provides: For…
  • Feb 2

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule
    On February 1, 2016, Phase II of MSHA’s respirable dust rule went into effect.  It requires mine operators: To use continuous personal dust monitors (CPDMs) to monitor underground coal mine occupations exposed to the highest…
  • Jan 26

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied a challenge brought by two separate groups representing the coal industry to the final rule Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous…
Rank this Week: 1497

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/
Rank this Week: 2854

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 311

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three
    High winds are to blame for a deadly crane collapse in New York City Friday morning. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, workers were attempting to secure the crane at the time of the incident. Shortly before 8:30 am, the massive piece of…
  • Jan 28

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them
    There’s no question that some jobs are more dangerous than others, but occupations that appear perfectly safe often have a higher percentage of injured employees. The top five workplace injuries can occur in almost any occupation, from…
  • Jan 25

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes rules, regulations, and standards that employers must comply with to maintain a safe working environment for employees. In addition to protecting employee safety, OSHA regulations…
Rank this Week: 1567

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 8

    Overweight and Underpaid: Weight Discrimination at Work

    Overweight and Underpaid: Weight Discrimination at Work
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that over 50% of the variation in people’s health was related to social factors – such as income and race – a revelation which has shocked many as some commonly…
  • Feb 5

    Ringler Associates Makes Organizational Announcement And Other News Tidbit

    Ringler Associates Makes Organizational Announcement And Other News Tidbit
    Here are the best tidbits of recent news from the workers’ comp world:   Ringler Associates Incorporated Makes Organizational Announcement Ringler Associates Incorporated, the nation’s largest structured settlement company,…
  • Feb 5

    Hundreds of Ohio Employers Benefit from Workplace Safety

    Hundreds of Ohio Employers Benefit from Workplace Safety
    Keeping employees safe can certainly pay dividends for many employers.   Recently, more than 570 Ohio employers have received, or are in the process of receiving, nearly $15 million in safety grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers…
Rank this Week: 116

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
  • Feb 5

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe
    Truck drivers are receiving a crash course on winter driving through the use of a state of the art simulator that mimics actual road conditions in inclement weather and allows drivers to learn how their vehicles will respond under varied…
  • Feb 3

    Wall Collapse Kills Chicago Construction Worker

    Wall Collapse Kills Chicago Construction Worker
    A tragic accident at Ford’s assembly plant in Chicago claimed the life of a construction worker earlier this month and critically injured another who attempted to assist the first worker. Whenever an accident claims the life of a…
Rank this Week: 1515

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Feb 8

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop
    A Colville, WA painter facing criminal charges of unregistered contracting agreed this week to stop working illegally. Terry Foster, 82, agreed in court that he must register with the state and pay court fees if he works as a…
  • Feb 4

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation
    Phillips 66 Refinery has been fined $324,000 for failing to correct serious workplace safety and health violations. A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) inspection of the Ferndale, WA facility found the violations put…
  • Feb 1

    Port 101 Tour, Ship Canal

    Port 101 Tour, Ship Canal
    A couple of months ago, Causey Law Firm gave me the opportunity to take part in a tour of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal, Ship Canal, and the surrounding Ballard Locks.  The tour was put on by Port of Seattle, and was part of…
Rank this Week: 3656

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
  • Feb 1

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950
    Today’s post is an article that was shared by Tomasz Stasiuk, a Colorado lawyer, and comes from www.wisebread.com Every once in a while, this blog gives a person a chance to take a step back and think about both personal priorities and…
Rank this Week: 334

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Feb 8

    Anacortes, WA Refinery Fined $77,000 for Workplace Violations Following Toxic Release

    Anacortes, WA Refinery Fined $77,000 for Workplace Violations Following Toxic Release
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Shell Oil Products is facing $77,000 in fines from the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for workplace health violations after an investigation into…
  • Feb 4

    Partner Chris Latham Supports Construction Site Safety At City Hall Rally

    Partner Chris Latham Supports Construction Site Safety At City Hall Rally
    Today’s post comes from guest author Victor Pasternack, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Partner Chris Latham recently joined thousands of building trades workers, Councilman Corey Johnson, and Manhattan…
  • Feb 1

    2015 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

    2015 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm.   Number Value Non-Employee Fraud Cases 9 $ 848,000,000 Employee Fraud Cases 1 $ 1,500,000 Total $ 849,500,000 The top six of our top ten fraud…
Rank this Week: 3616

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/
  • Feb 8

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*
    This is too funny, and it ties in so well with my post on Friday about the EEOC’s new “pay survey” proposal. I learned about the video from the Washington Post, but I’m linking to the YouTube version to…
  • Feb 5

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal
    You have no doubt heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposes to require employers with 100 or more employees to start submitting compensation data with their annual EEO-1 reports. The proposal was announced by President…
  • Feb 5

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too
    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it’s against members of minority groups or whether it’s against Caucasians. A three-judge…
Rank this Week: 4587

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/
  • Feb 8

    Football - Of Course...

    Football - Of Course...
    The day after Super Bowl Sunday - what did you expect from this blog?I did what nearly every other American did: watch one of the single biggest media events on television, uniting with millions of others to experience the pageantry, suspense…
  • Feb 5

    Keep It Simple

    Keep It Simple
    Boscoe is simple...Workers' compensation is designed to benefit two opposite interests: the people that get hurt doing work and the people that pay for that work to get done.While these two interests may seem inapposite, the reality is that…
  • Feb 4

    The New Mexico Lesson

    The New Mexico Lesson
    Workers' compensation has always been a legislatively gratuitous act - what the legislature giveth, the legislature can taketh away. Not always with clarity, a state legislature dictates the beneficence of a system and, ultimately, the cost…
Rank this Week: 3666

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Nashville: This is Our City

    Nashville: This is Our City
    Did you know that Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States?! According to the Metro Monitor in the last 5 years Nashville’s combined growth in job creation and population landed it as the 5th fastest growing…
  • Feb 4

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck
    As avid hockey fans our firm anxiously watched the Nashville Predators win another game over the Calgary Flames on its Western Canadian road trip last week. As personal injury attorneys our firm anxiously watched as one of the on-ice…
  • Jan 28

    Meet Our Attorney: Ann-Douglas Tycer

    Meet Our Attorney: Ann-Douglas Tycer
    With an established Social Security practice Ms. Ann-Douglas Tycer has been advocating for her clients for over 20 years. When she is not at a hearing Ann-Douglas is meeting with her clients and learning about their cases. We managed to get a…
Rank this Week: 2947

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/
  • Feb 8

    International Law and Step-Zero: Going Beyond Cyberwar

    International Law and Step-Zero: Going Beyond Cyberwar
    Kristen Eichensehr, Cyber War & International Law Step Zero, 50 Tex. Int'l L.J. 355 (2015), available at SSRN.Herbert LinKristen Eichensehr recently published a piece entitled Cyberwar & International Law Step Zero that describes an…
  • Feb 5

    Abolition Calling

    Abolition Calling
    Allegra M. McLeod, Prison Abolition and Grounded Justice, 62 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 1156 (2015). Allegra M. McLeod, Confronting Criminal Law’s Violence: The Possibilities of Unfinished Alternatives, 8 Harvard Unbound 109 (2013),…
  • Feb 4

    Bringing Court Reasoning to the Surface

    Bringing Court Reasoning to the Surface
    Elizabeth Y. McCuskey, Submerged Precedent, 16 NEV. L. J. __ (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Brooke D. ColemanIn the modern age, there is no shortage of information. The internet and the tools it has inspired lead many—myself…
Rank this Week: 4456

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
  • Feb 6

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois workers have a right to compensation, and employers are advised to be mindful of the potential liability they may confront in state court. There may be cases in which an employer…
  • Jan 31

    Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation

    Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation
    The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Appellate Court ruled in December that an injury sustained by a police officer while loading his duty bag into his car at home was compensable. The case involved the Bolingbook Police Department and…
Rank this Week: 3439

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA
    We have written often about the National Labor Relations Board’s expansive view of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  In our latest podcast, we discuss employee rights under the Act and best practices for…
  • Feb 4

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report
    The federal government’s enforcement efforts relating to equal pay are intensifying after President Obama’s recent announcement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will begin to collect expanded information on…
  • Feb 3

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review
    To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process…
Rank this Week: 1494

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery
    A defense firm, that had a “custom” of seeking unlimited medical discovery in workers’ compensation claims, was barred from utilizing that litigation tactic. The NJ Appellate Division affirmed the trial level decision of The…
  • Feb 4

    Senator Patrick Leahy Calls For Greater Transparency by Asbestos Companie

    Senator Patrick Leahy Calls For Greater Transparency by Asbestos Companie
    Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Ranking Member, Judiciary Committee Hearing on “The Need for Transparency in the Asbestos Trusts”Today the Judiciary Committee meets to discuss legislation that purports to promote more…
  • Feb 3

    Fraud: Two South Jersey Corporations and Five of Their Officials Charged With Stealing Nearly $600,000

    Fraud: Two South Jersey Corporations and Five of Their Officials Charged With Stealing Nearly $600,000
    Acting NJ Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that two South Jersey corporations and five of their officials have been indicted in an alleged workers compensation fraud…
Rank this Week: 4192

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016
    A recent Safety National webinar asked a panel of industry professionals to discuss the top trends and concerns for workers’ compensation this year. The consensus was that in 2016, we should be looking out for: Federal interest in state…
  • Feb 4

    Prescription Opioid Use a Threat to Worker Safety

    Prescription Opioid Use a Threat to Worker Safety
    The issue of worker safety and opiod use is one that is garnering increased attention, most recently by South Carolina Public Radio. The station details how not only are injured workers taking the prescribed medication at risk…
  • Jan 31

    Report: North Carolina Workplace Deaths Down in 2015

    Report: North Carolina Workplace Deaths Down in 2015
    Some good news coming from the North Carolina Labor Department: Workplace deaths were down in 2015, according to official data. Still, it’s not necessarily enough to rejoice in a dramatic trend. The Department of Labor reports there…
Rank this Week: 4860

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
  • Dec 13

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge
    I have represented claimants in over 1,000 Social Security Disability hearings. These are some suggestions about the claimant's testimony before the judge:First, if you have a case that involves chronic pain you are going to be asked what is…
Rank this Week: 3431

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Feb 5

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?
    As Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos takes center stage this weekend, over 115 million fans are expected to tune-in across the world. It is estimated that 1.3 billion chicken wings and 139 million pounds of…
  • Feb 1

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???
    We know what everyone is thinking, how can the Jets be in the news during the week of the Super Bowl? Did you accidently step into a time machine and windup in 1969? Nope, the only guarantee Joe Namath is … Continue reading →
  • Jan 13

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement
    January 8, 2016 –We are very pleased to congratulate Jeffrey E. Strauss, of counsel to Mintz & Geftic, LLC and Strauss Law Offices, LLC, who, through a relentless and lengthy hard fought legal battle, secured a $15 million…
Rank this Week: 2826

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 686

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney
    Maritime and Personal Injury Attorney Peter Hunt, Esq., has been working with LaBovick Law Group for more than a year in the maritime and personal injury division. He began as a legal intern and got sworn into the Florida Bar as an…
  • Feb 5

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez
    Attorney/Abogado  A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad School of Law in 2013 after earning his bachelor’s degree in…
  • Feb 5

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair
    Director of Social Security Disability Benefits and Veterans Affairs Elizabeth Seemann is LaBovick Law Group’s lead Social Security disability and Veterans Affairs attorney. After graduating from the University of Maine School of…
Rank this Week: 977

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace
    Chemical exposure is a serious risk that many workers face on a daily basis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, exposure to harmful substances or environments is among the five most common causes of workplace fatalities. Nearly…
  • Jan 26

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim
    You’ve been injured on the job. Maybe you were hurt on a construction site or you slipped on a wet floor at the hospital. Whatever happened, you reported the incident to your manager right away, you saw a doctor who had been…
  • Jan 20

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace
    While you might not think about it until it happens to you, employees in all occupations and across all industries face potential risks for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). From slipping on a wet floor at the office to being involved in an…
Rank this Week: 898

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 4

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to…

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to pick up the phone and call me.  I know that sounds a bit odd. But, I can tell from the stats on this blog that traffic is up since the first of the year. I get it, you have questions. You’re…
  • Feb 2

    Port of Tacoma

    Port of Tacoma
    Just saw a super cool aerial video of the Port of Tacoma at the ILWU 23 Home page. http://www.ilwulocal23.org The fly over of the cranes is pretty spectacular. I represent workers who are injured at the Port, so sometimes I forget it can be a…
  • Nov 18

    Segregation Order

    Segregation Order
    Segregation Orders matter – sometimes a lot. If you receive an order from the department which says it is denying responsibility for a medical or mental health condition, do not ignore this order. You have a brief window – 60…
Rank this Week: 739

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 5

    Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software

    Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software
    This is a page for Dan.   Go here. The post Attorney for Copyright Protection for Software appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4403

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: 3455

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: 705

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: 2032

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1171

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 2889

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 4

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition
    Reporting an unsafe working condition does not require you to sustain an actual injury. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) makes it obligatory for employers to ensure that their employees work in a safe work environment.…
  • Feb 3

    Injured at Work – How the Missouri Second Injury Fund Helps Injured Worker

    Injured at Work – How the Missouri Second Injury Fund Helps Injured Worker
    The Missouri second injury fund applies to workers with a pre-existing injury who sustain a second workplace injury or illness. The second injury fund (SIF) is a state run program that was initially intended to encourage employers to hire…
  • Feb 2

    Legal Options for St. Louis Workplace Accidents in Restaurant

    Legal Options for St. Louis Workplace Accidents in Restaurant
    Restaurant work can be dangerous work. Within the food services industry, there are a wide variety of jobs, and all workers in this sector are exposed to some risks and can potentially be injured. Restaurant Workers and Risk of Injury The…
Rank this Week: 2264

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/
  • Feb 3

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident
    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), about 400 people die in wrong-way accidents each year. While this is a relatively small percentage of the over 30,000 car accident fatalities that happen across the country each…
  • Jan 30

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury
    Many people associate amusement parks with the summer, but thanks to mild South Florida winters, amusement parks in this part of the country remain open all year round. In fact, many amusement parks have special deals or promotions during the…
  • Jan 28

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?
    Cases of Salmonella, Listeria, botulism, norovirus, E. coli, and other foodborne illness outbreaks occur in Hollywood, Miami, and across Florida each year. You may be trying to make all the right decisions about the healthful foods you eat,…
Rank this Week: 837

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/
  • Feb 3

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer
    David Cohn and James Yoro, partners with the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, have been named Super Lawyers by Southern California’s Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the fifth year straight that Cohn has…
  • Jan 27

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield
    The New Year bring new beginnings, but it also brings new laws in California, including many that affect those driving on Kern County’s roadways. Chain | Cohn | Stiles consistently stresses safety on the…
  • Jan 20

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile
    The Bakersfield-based injury and workers’ compensation* law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles has welcomed a new attorney to its team. Felicia Schoepfer-Altmiller has joined the personal injury department as an associate attorney, where…
Rank this Week: 1551

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/
  • Feb 2

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident
    Properly reporting a car accident can make all the difference in collecting on insurance claims and receiving compensation for injuries. If the right information does not reach the right desks within the proper timeframes, victims of other…
  • Jan 15

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?
    Receiving workers’ compensation benefits will decrease any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments you are approved to receive. This goes for both monthly workers’ comp payments and lump sum settlements. The Social…
  • Jan 5

    What Is an Intentional Tort?

    What Is an Intentional Tort?
    An intentional tort occurs when someone means to cause you harm and succeeds in doing so. In legalese, a “tort” is any injury or loss affecting your physical health, emotional well-being, finances or reputation that can be…
Rank this Week: 1029

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 2

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April
    The article Florida High Court set to hear Constitutional Challenge to Worker’s Comp, discusses an important worker’s compensation issue that will be heard in April and that can change the workers compensation system if ruled in…
  • Jan 20

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage
    It is a Monday afternoon and you are at work completing your usual tasks. You are walking back from using the copy machine and trip on a loose rug and are rushed to the hospital. At the hospital you are told that you will not be able to work…
  • Dec 23

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost
    In Gobel v. American Airlines, a Florida employee filed a claim for benefits after suffering injuries while on the job, and the claim was eventually granted. Next, the parties submitted a joint stipulation to the Judge of Compensation…
Rank this Week: 1196

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Feb 2

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie
    With the cold wintry weather now upon us, it is time to talk about the dangers of slips and falls. Although it is not a fun topic to discuss, it is not something to be ignored. When you go outside in the morning, be sure to stay alert for…
  • Feb 1

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth
    While there is no doubt that e-cigarettes are dangerous, a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents a much greater problem that has previously been overlooked. According to the study, approximately 18.3…
  • Jan 28

    Courts Decide Workplace Harassment Civil Suit

    Courts Decide Workplace Harassment Civil Suit
    On December 4, 2015, the Appellate Division decided the can of Rose Fonrose Louis v. Burger King Corp, and held that the petitioner’s sole remedy for sexual harassment at work was in the Workers’ Compensation court. The case arose…
Rank this Week: 3566

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2
    Part 1 of this blog dealt with how weekly workers’ compensation benefits and monthly Social Security Disability benefits can offset each other.  But what happens if you settle your workers’ comp case? In Part 1, we used an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1
    The Short answer is “Yes.” However, depending upon certain factors, one may not be able to collect his or her Social Security Disability benefit in full.  This is because the receipt of weekly workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 28

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?
    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth? This is one of the most common questions asked of attorneys practicing in workers compensation, or any personal injury type of law.  For someone who has sustained a work-related injury, with…
Rank this Week: 1162

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/
Rank this Week: 158

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

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

    Panoke v. Reef Dev. of Hawaii, Inc. – Presumptions of Injuries as Work-Related

    Panoke v. Reef Dev. of Hawaii, Inc. – Presumptions of Injuries as Work-Related
    At the core of the workers’ compensation system in America is the compromise between the employer and the injured employee: That the employer won’t face civil litigation, for which it would potentially be liable for big payouts…
  • Jan 24

    King v. CompPartners – Workers Must be Weaned Gradually From Powerful Drug

    King v. CompPartners – Workers Must be Weaned Gradually From Powerful Drug
    A 2015 report by the National Safety Council, “Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers,” details the fact that 25 percent of workers’ compensation prescription drug claim costs were for opioid…
  • Jan 15

    Investigation: Work Injury “Middlemen” Seeing Huge Profits While Workers Languish

    Investigation: Work Injury “Middlemen” Seeing Huge Profits While Workers Languish
    Recently in Las Vegas, reporters described a scene of great excess: Thinly-clothed acrobats performing from ceiling swings, dancers in lingerie on poles shaking to the techno music, actors dressed as aliens looking for a photo op, a live…
Rank this Week: 4602

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Parsons & Associates, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 28

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace
    Lead is a dangerous toxin which can cause lead poisoning, long-term brain damage, impaired kidney function, impotency, damage to the nervous system, digestive issues, anemia, high blood pressure, muscle coordination problems, vision problems,…
  • Jan 21

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site
    Construction workers face elevated risks of death and injury on-the-job.  There are four primary causes of death on construction sites, which the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refers to as the Fatal Four.…
  • Jan 14

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim
    Work injuries can be expensive, and can permanently affect your earning power. When you incur medical bills and your income is lost or reduced, it can be very stressful. Workers’ compensation laws are intended to remove this…
Rank this Week: 1193

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa
    In Lee v. K&N Management, Inc., the plaintiff sued a store and barbecue after tripping on ground cover near the store entrance. Before going to the store to pick up dessert, she’d been eating dinner with her mother and brother, and…
  • Jan 28

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case
    In re Michelin North America, Inc. is a recent product liability case. The case arose when a woman driving a 2013 Ford Explorer was hit by Robert Coleman’s Ford F250 pickup. The pickup crossed the center line when its left front tire…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim
    In Quiroz v. Llamas-Soforo, a Texas appellate court considered a medical malpractice action brought by a mother on behalf of her son against a doctor. The son was born prematurely at 24 weeks and had less than a 50% chance of survival. He…
Rank this Week: 3669

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
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 1902

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jan 27

    Is your treatment medically necessary?

    Is your treatment medically necessary?
    As we know, the law requires that a medical benefit which includes, but is not limited to, the treatment, a device or an aid be medically necessary.  In order to award that benefit, the test is whether it is medically…
  • Jan 26

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience
    In yesterday’s blog we referenced Attorney Hoffman’s early experience in successfully picking stocks to invest in.  Below is the Money Magazine’s article from September 10, 1984 and the IBD Special Report from June 29,…
  • Jan 25

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment
    If you review the graph at the bottom of this article you will see that as the price of oil goes so goes your investments. My solution is to stabilize the stock market and global economies by having the U.S.  set the…
Rank this Week: 1422

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jan 25

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online
    The explosion of social media has unfortunately meant more ways for unprofessional staff members at nursing homes to abuse vulnerable residents. A shocking exposé by ProPublica documents evidence of instances in which nursing home…
  • Dec 15

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday
    Times have changed. While this may be the most wonderful time of the year, recent headlines have carried more misfortune and tragedy than any of us care to see. Terrorism is a real and present danger in the world today, and the threat…
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
Rank this Week: 3065

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/
  • Jan 25

    Investigation Concludes that Brick Police Officers were Justified in Using Deadly Force in 2015 Shooting

    Investigation Concludes that Brick Police Officers were Justified in Using Deadly Force in 2015 Shooting
    As reported by the Brick Patch online, the shooting of a 21-year-old Brick Township man in August 2015 during a confrontation with police has been ruled a justifiable use of deadly force, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato announced…
  • Jan 21

    Moody’s Comments on Various NJ Pension Issue

    Moody’s Comments on Various NJ Pension Issue
    As reported by NJ.com, Moody’s Investors Service again sent up a warning flare that a possible New Jersey Supreme Court ruling striking down cuts to public retirees’ pension benefits would soak the struggling retirement system…
  • Jan 11

    NJ Public Unions Defend Mandatory Dues Challenged in U.S. Supreme Court

    NJ Public Unions Defend Mandatory Dues Challenged in U.S. Supreme Court
    As reported by NJ.com, New Jersey’s public labor unions leaders say they are intently watching a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could strike down compulsory membership dues and threaten how they are funded.  The outcome is…
Rank this Week: 1579

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    OSHA May Soon Be Better Able to Prevent Atlanta Work Injurie

    OSHA May Soon Be Better Able to Prevent Atlanta Work Injurie
    When employers violate safety regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this creates an increased risk of catastrophic workplace injuries in Atlanta. Although injuries can happen even when no…
  • Jan 23

    Lead Exposure and Atlanta Workplace Illness Claim

    Lead Exposure and Atlanta Workplace Illness Claim
    Until the late 1970s and early 1980s, lead was a common ingredient in paint, plumbing, and many other household items. Even after the public and experts became more aware of the dangers of lead, the substance continued to be used in…
  • Dec 20

    Prosecutions to Increase For Creating an Unsafe Work Environment in Atlanta

    Prosecutions to Increase For Creating an Unsafe Work Environment in Atlanta
    Recently, we wrote about increasing OSHA fines for workplace safety violations. The goal of higher fines is to make sure the fines actually act as a deterrent to discourage employers from allowing worker safety violations to persist.…
Rank this Week: 1470