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John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon
    It was a tragic day yesterday in Metro Atlanta. Six teenage boys were killed in two separate crashes in Fulton County. 11 Alive covered the story. Here’s what they had... Read more » The post Six Students Killed in One Afternoon…
  • Apr 24

    Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury According To Honda

    Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury According To Honda
    We just recently wrote about the dangers of salvaged unrecalled airbags making their way into other vehicles. Now Honda has come forward to say that one of these may have... Read more » The post Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury…
  • Apr 21

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator
    Takata continues to settle with people who have their faulty airbag inflators, but there is one case where they may get off the hook. The used car and junkyard industries... Read more » The post Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflators…
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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 25

    Two Reasons Employees Do Not File Work Comp Claim

    Two Reasons Employees Do Not File Work Comp Claim
    There are times that an employee might not pursue a claim or might not have a claim for a work related injury.  While this is uncommon for employees, it does happen.     Reason1 – Excluded People (no coverage)…
  • Apr 24

    3 Indicators Open Work Comp Claims Are Ready to Settle

    3 Indicators Open Work Comp Claims Are Ready to Settle
    Spring is in the air—time to do some spring clean.  This should not be limited to your home.  Use it as an opportunity to employ creative settlement strategies and close out those troublesome files and legacy claims that have…
  • Apr 21

    RIMS 2017 Conference and Other News Tidbit

    RIMS 2017 Conference and Other News Tidbit
    RIMS Conference 2017: Disrupt the Status Quo & Join the Risk Revolution “RIMS Annual Conference is a must do for any level of risk professional. By attending you can increase your knowledge and walk away with better deals on your…
Rank this Week: 4974

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 25

    Substantive Consolidation

    Substantive Consolidation
    By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick| Associate A case recently came down from the U S Bankruptcy Court that will have far reaching consequences for business owners. In Re: Cameron Construction & Roofing Co., Inc. (Cameron) the court held that…
  • Apr 10

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote| Associate Purchasing real property at a foreclosure sale can be a great investment. Typically, properties are sold at 70-80 percent of market value. However, when you purchase a property at a foreclosure sale,…
  • Mar 13

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical…
Rank this Week: 2061

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    What is a Function Report for Social Security Disability?

    What is a Function Report for Social Security Disability?
    The process for getting disability coverage from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be long and confusing.  During the process, you may be asked to fill out a form called a “Function Report,” or “Form…
  • Apr 19

    What is OSHA in Arkansas?

    What is OSHA in Arkansas?
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency inside the Department of Labor, responsible for protecting workers and regulating work conditions around the country.  Their job is to help employers keep the…
  • Apr 17

    Does a Car Accident Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?

    Does a Car Accident Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?
    Workers’ compensation is a state run system that helps people who were injured at work continue to get paid.  This program only helps people who suffered work-related injuries, though.  That means that car accidents, on your…
Rank this Week: 1763

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/
  • Apr 25

    The Staying Power of Injustice and the Prolonged History of the Trafficking of Indian Children in The Other Slavery

    The Staying Power of Injustice and the Prolonged History of the Trafficking of Indian Children in The Other Slavery
    Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (2016), available at Amazon.Ann TweedyThe Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America is a devastating encyclopedic…
  • Apr 24

    A Well-Pleaded Argument

    A Well-Pleaded Argument
    Lonny Hoffman, Plausible Theory, Implausible Conclusions, 83 U. Chicago L. Rev. Online 143 (2016).Elizabeth G. ThornburgI should start by putting my own bias on the table: I think the changes to pleading standards brought about by Twombly and…
  • Apr 21

    Make America Troll Again

    Make America Troll Again
    Whitney Phillips, This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture (2016).James GrimmelmannThere is a theory that Donald Trump does not exist, and that the fictional character of…
Rank this Week: 51

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Covers Cincinnati personal injury and workers compensation issues. By McKenzie & Snyder LLP.

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    Loveland High School Robotics Team Going to National

    Loveland High School Robotics Team Going to National
        McKenzie & Snyder are so proud to be a sponsor of Loveland High School‘s robotics team who will be competing at the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis Missouri, April 26-29. Loveland’s robotics…
  • Mar 30

    Most Effective Car Safety Feature Is Standard On All Car

    Most Effective Car Safety Feature Is Standard On All Car
    Car safety technology can be profoundly effective. Many advanced features have been growing in technology and are becoming more and more available as options for your vehicle. But what if we told you there was a safety feature now standard in…
  • Feb 7

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company
    In a recent and unfortunate Ohio legal decision, the 2nd District Court of Appeals has ruled against an injured party and sided with Auto Owners Insurance Company. In Wetzel v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2016-Ohio-5355, Shane Wetzel unsuccessfully…
Rank this Week: 5047

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/
  • Apr 24

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)
    According to Politico‘s “Morning Shift,” President Trump on Friday night promoted Philip Miscimarra from Acting Chairman to plain old Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Congratulations, Chairman! As of this…
  • Apr 21

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?
    Does your timekeeping software make it harder for you to comply with wage and hour laws — and to defend yourself in a wage and hour lawsuit? A study recently published in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology says…
  • Apr 21

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The FLSA hurts women? Heather Owen, partner in our Jacksonville Office and proprietor of FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog, begins a three-part series on how the Fair Labor Standards Act, with its lack of flexibility, is unfair to…
Rank this Week: 3123

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern
    In today’s construction and manufacturing industries, moving large, heavy loads is critical to operations. There has been a great deal of technology developed for this purpose, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Apr 21

    Independent Contractor Suffers Burn Injuries at Work in Spartanburg

    Independent Contractor Suffers Burn Injuries at Work in Spartanburg
    An independent contractor at a BMW plant in Spartanburg suffered severe burn injuries while performing maintenance in one of the paint shops.  According to GreenvilleOnline.com, the worker’s injuries were so serious, he had to be…
  • Apr 19

    Airport Employee’s Amputation Covered by Workers’ Compensation

    Airport Employee’s Amputation Covered by Workers’ Compensation
    An appellate court in Pennsylvania has ruled a woman who lost her leg in an accident at work at the airport when she tipped a luggage tug should receive workers’ compensation.  Although this might seem like a straightforward…
Rank this Week: 4697

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: 2293

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie
    The Claims Journal (an insurance industry periodical) recently published an interesting study. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) studied workers’ compensation claims involving spinal fusion surgery. According…
Rank this Week: 1969

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Anti-worker changes could be coming to Iowa workers compensation. To me the cruelest reform would be the proposal to end permanent total disability benefits…
  • Apr 20

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, in 2015 the number of work-related fatal injuries increased nationally. There were 4,836…
  • Apr 17

    Six Questions You Should Answer Before You Become a Whistleblower

    Six Questions You Should Answer Before You Become a Whistleblower
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Whistleblowers have helped expose some of the biggest corporate scandals of the 21st century, including Enron and the Bernie Madoff scandals. Whistleblowers…
Rank this Week: 3759

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 24

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget
    Today’s post is shared from Workers’ Law Watch, written by Catherine Stanton of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.  An  additional comment: many of the pressures from the business…
  • Apr 20

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Anti-worker changes could be coming to Iowa workers compensation. To me the cruelest reform would be the proposal to end permanent total disability benefits…
  • Apr 17

    Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendation

    Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristina Brown Thompson, from The Jernigan Law Firm. The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently joined many other states (i.e. Massachusetts) in tackling the issue of opioids in the…
Rank this Week: 3857

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 24

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe
    The issue of whether Uber drivers and other so-called “Gig Economy” workers are employees or independent contractors is a hot topic among lawyers and policy makers. But last week independent contractors in the Gig Economy and…
  • Apr 20

    Firm Attorneys To Speak At Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar

    Firm Attorneys To Speak At Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar
    Rod Rehm, Jon Rehm and Brody Ockander will be presenting at the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar on Friday April 21st in Omaha. Here are short summaries of what each lawyer will present about: Brody…
  • Apr 17

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety
    President Trump recently signed a Congressional resolution revoking an Obama administration OSHA rule that required employers to retain records of work injuries for five and that prohibited retaliation against workers for…
Rank this Week: 2906

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Apr 24

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by several tenants and their guests against the landlord that owned the home. Ultimately, the court determined that the landlord…
  • Apr 17

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a man who had slipped and fallen at the defendant’s restaurant. Although the defendant did not initially reply to the…
  • Apr 12

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a written opinion in a dog bite case, explaining which elements a plaintiff must prove in order to be successful. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss when a trial…
Rank this Week: 270

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Covers workers' compensation, personal injury, and social security disability.

http://www.vcinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

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  • Apr 22

    Meilleurs Prix pour tous les clients / Motilium Generique Livraison Rapide

    Meilleurs Prix pour tous les clients / Motilium Generique Livraison Rapide
    Motilium Generique Livraison Rapide Générique Motilium Comment Achetez Domperidone En Ligne. Motilium est utilisé pour arrêter les nausées et les vomissements aux adultes et enfants. Il est également…
  • Apr 22

    How Much Antabuse 500 mg generic. Express Delivery. Fda Approved Drug

    How Much Antabuse 500 mg generic. Express Delivery. Fda Approved Drug
    How Much Antabuse 500 mg generic Generic Antabuse How To order Cheap Antabuse Generic. Generic Antabuse (disulfiram) is used to treat chronic alcoholism by affecting the metabolism and digestion of alcohol, creating an unpleasant physical…
Rank this Week: 1869

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

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

    The Internet Redefines Jurisdiction

    The Internet Redefines Jurisdiction
    The Internet has resulted in widespread changes in workers’ compensation including what defines a contract of employment. In determining the applicable law governing a claim, the NJ Appellate Division, in a unanimous reported decision,…
  • Apr 12

    An Increase Predicted of Reported Mesothelioma Case

    An Increase Predicted of Reported Mesothelioma Case
    Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral which was widely used in the manufacture of a variety of products beginning in the late nineteenth century. Although the majority of exposure to asbestos occurred between 1940 and…
  • Mar 30

    National Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7, 2017

    National Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7, 2017
    S. RES. 98 Designating the first week of April 2017 as “National Asbestos Awareness Week”.IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESMarch 27, 201703/29/2017 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous…
Rank this Week: 4300

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/
  • Apr 22

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving
    As the bad news on distracted driving continues to grow, there is some good news in the war against drunk driving. A new study indicates that the popularity of ridesharing apps like Lyft and Uber is contributing to a drop in drunk driving…
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
  • Mar 13

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest
    Millennial drivers between the ages of 19 and 20 are most likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviors, and those behaviors expose them to increased accident risks. Those are the results of a new study that was published by the AAA…
Rank this Week: 2776

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 21

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged
    Your Claim for Workers Compensation Has Been Challenged – What Now? While many workers compensation claims go through unchallenged, it’s not unusual for an employer to contest your claim. If this happens, it is important not to…
  • Apr 20

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem
    Do Missouri workers with back pain get a raw deal when it comes to workers compensation? Office workers are particularly prone to back problems. This doesn’t mean that they should just accept this. Back problems can render some workers…
  • Apr 19

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you have been injured on the job by a co-worker, do not hesitate to report your injury. If you have been injured at work, you likely want to seek compensation. If your injury was caused by one of your co-workers, this can put everyone…
Rank this Week: 1592

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4
    As we previously noted, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law in November that amends the Pennsylvania Banking Code to permit the use of payroll debit cards, with certain conditions.  The law brought welcome clarity to this…
  • Apr 7

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation
    Workplace rights for LGBT individuals has been a rapidly developing area of the law.  A little over two years ago, former President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on…
  • Mar 31

    Whatever Happened to Those New FLSA Overtime Regulations? A Status Update

    Whatever Happened to Those New FLSA Overtime Regulations? A Status Update
    For much of 2016, employers and HR professionals were focused on preparing for the new Fair Labor Standards Act white-collar overtime exemption regulations.  The Department of Labor issued the final regulations on May 18, 2016, with an…
Rank this Week: 263

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1917

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: 1461

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Rumblings About Florida Workers’ Compensation

    Rumblings About Florida Workers’ Compensation
    Injured workers in Florida-ACT NOW DO NOT DELAY. The main reason for claim denial is failure to report the accident. An accident occurs and you go home and think about whether or not you want to tell your supervisor about the injuries and…
  • Apr 17

    Florida Workers’ Compensation Legislation Update from Tallahassee

    Florida Workers’ Compensation Legislation Update from Tallahassee
    As everyone involved in Workers’ Compensation knows last the last 18 months have been a wild ride.  The Supreme Court of Florida struck down the attorney fee limitations for claimants (injured workers) so there is now a right to…
  • Apr 11

    New Florida Supreme Court Decision – Good News for Injured Victim

    New Florida Supreme Court Decision – Good News for Injured Victim
    For many years insurance companies have had the right to send an injured Plaintiff to a doctor of their choosing for a medical exam. Those exams were referred to as independent medical exams (IME). We, plaintiff attorneys, hated that name…
Rank this Week: 1305

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
  • Dec 28

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period
    One of the key benefits of getting on Social Security Disability (SSD, also known as SSDI) is the access to Medicare before the age of 65. Unfortunately, Congress has long imposed a two year waiting period on the disabled who are under the…
  • Dec 14

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State
    On a daily basis our law firm provides free information to the public on injuries that occur on and off the job.   But recently we were proud to file a court action asking that the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) be…
Rank this Week: 3829

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: 1441

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    A Fatal Mistake: Boston Company Fails to Provide Safety Training, Two Workers Die in Trench Collapse

    A Fatal Mistake: Boston Company Fails to Provide Safety Training, Two Workers Die in Trench Collapse
    In October 2016, two employees of Atlantic Drain Service Co. Inc. died when the trench they were working in collapsed. The trench was adjacent to a fire hydrant supply line, which broke in the collapse, filling the trench with water and…
  • Apr 18

    Is Stress Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts?

    Is Stress Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts?
    The Massachusetts Workers Compensation Act states that workers’ compensation is provided for “emotional disabilities only where the predominant contributing cause of such disability is an event or series of events occurring within…
  • Apr 12

    MA HVAC Worker Dies in 35 Foot Fall From Cinema Roof

    MA HVAC Worker Dies in 35 Foot Fall From Cinema Roof
    A 54-year-old heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) worker died Tuesday after he fell 30 to 35 feet from the roof of the Blackstone Valley Cinema De Lux. John B. Folkes of Canton worked for Medford-Wellington Service Co., a…
Rank this Week: 954

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/
  • Apr 20

    Have You Been Scammed by a Diet or Fitness Product?

    Have You Been Scammed by a Diet or Fitness Product?
    Most of us want to be fit and to enjoy a healthy weight. There are many products on the market which promise to help us achieve these goals. While many of them have been carefully tested, some may be ineffective or even dangerous. Each year,…
  • Mar 28

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home
    If you’re cleaning your Homestead or South Florida home at this time of year, you want to get your home sparkling but you’ll also want to clean safely. While cleaning is generally a safe activity, it can lead to chemical burns…
  • Mar 15

    Spring Break Safety Tip

    Spring Break Safety Tip
    Spring break and spring travel plans are a big part of the fun for college students and even for those not attending school. If you will be taking part in any spring break festivities or traveling, there are several things you will want to do…
Rank this Week: 1199

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3918

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: 3578

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1405

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Versus Acute Injury

    WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Versus Acute Injury
    In order for a workplace injury to be compensable under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation law, it does not have to be a sudden, acute injury. In other words, an injury does not have to occur in a sudden workplace accident in…
  • Apr 9

    Springtime Slip and Falls: Who is Responsible for Damages (in a commercial property setting)?

    Springtime Slip and Falls: Who is Responsible for Damages (in a commercial property setting)?
    Residents of the Northeast region of the United States regularly experience some pretty crazy weather conditions; and when it comes to weather, those in the Garden State know to expect the unexpected; be ready for whatever Mother Nature…
  • Apr 7

    April 2017 – Know the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

    April 2017 – Know the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
    So many of us are dealing with aging loved ones these days. Protect the elderly in your life by learning the signs of elder abuse and important factors to consider when choosing a care facility. Click here to read the April 2017…
Rank this Week: 1531

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
  • Apr 9

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden
    Recientemente se resolvió  el caso Héctor L. Santiago v Braulio Agosto Motors, 2017  TSPR 43 la mayoría del Tribunal Supremo resuelve  en contra del reclamante  la controversia de si bajo la Ley…
Rank this Week: 1380

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4888

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 1896

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 1902

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 1469

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Covers New Jersey workers' compensation law.

http://www.petrilloandgoldberg.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    A 4.4 million settlement between elevator worker and employer

    A 4.4 million settlement between elevator worker and employer
    An elevator mechanic suffered injuries when protective flooring slipped while he was moving an elevator door. He and his employer reached a settlement in the amount of $3.8 million, and waived a workers’ compensation lien of $602,000.…
  • Mar 31

    Worker’s compensation claim against hospital after patient attacks nurse

    Worker’s compensation claim against hospital after patient attacks nurse
    A nurse who worked at the Bergen Regional Medical Center hospital was attacked by a patient, and as a result, suffered physical injury and emotional distress. An arbitrator determined that Bergen Regional Medical Center is required to pay for…
  • Mar 17

    Timely filing of occupational disease claim

    Timely filing of occupational disease claim
    Usually, if you suffer an injury at work, you must file an occupational disease claim within two years of the date you discovered the disability and its relevance to your job. Otherwise, you will be barred from bringing such a claim. While an…
Rank this Week: 1709

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1737

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Driver in deadly Illinois crash had multiple previous violation

    Driver in deadly Illinois crash had multiple previous violation
    On February 16, three members of an Illinois family were killed when a 21-year-old driver crashed into their vehicle. Piotr Rog, who was also killed in the accident, may have been traveling in excess of 100 mph before striking the Crawford…
  • Mar 31

    Workers Need Stronger Safety Protection

    Workers Need Stronger Safety Protection
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.
  • Mar 31

    Workers Needs Stronger Safety Protection

    Workers Needs Stronger Safety Protection
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.
Rank this Week: 3564

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/
  • Apr 17

    OSHA Launches Construction Fall Prevention Campaign

    OSHA Launches Construction Fall Prevention Campaign
    Falls at construction sites continue to be the leading cause of death for construction workers.  Around 37% of all construction worker deaths are from falls.  OSHA’s campaign is striving to raise awareness among workers and…
  • Apr 7

    Pennsylvania Leaders Look to Promote Work Zone Safety

    Pennsylvania Leaders Look to Promote Work Zone Safety
    The Wolf Administration, PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Association of Pennsylvania Constructors gathered this week in Harrisburg to kick off Work Zone Safety Awareness Week. PennDOT data shows that 16 people were…
  • Mar 26

    Senate Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Rule

    Senate Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Rule
    On March 23, the United States Senate by a vote of 50-48 adopted H.J. Res 83.  This vote overturns OSHA’s rule “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain Accurate Records of Each Recordable…
Rank this Week: 4232

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/
Rank this Week: 3132

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Apr 17

    Autopsies Can be Helpful in Establishing Medical Malpractice

    Autopsies Can be Helpful in Establishing Medical Malpractice
    To prove that medical malpractice played a role in the death of a loved one, you must first determine the exact cause of death and provide conclusive actions linking the attending specialist to that cause. If a hospital refuses to agree to an…
  • Apr 10

    Pharmacies Missing Many Potentially Fatal Drug Combination

    Pharmacies Missing Many Potentially Fatal Drug Combination
    The Chicago Tribune published disturbing results from an investigation where reporters attempted to fill prescriptions that had known drug interactions with one another. On numerous occasions, the reports received prescriptions that would…
  • Apr 3

    Lost in Translation. Language Barriers Pose Hurdle to Doctor & Patient

    Lost in Translation. Language Barriers Pose Hurdle to Doctor & Patient
    When lives are at stake, doctors cannot afford to be given a poor translation when attempting to understand what is going on with his or her patient and family members cannot misinterpret the instructions given to them. The quality of a…
Rank this Week: 1517

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Apr 17

    What Photos Should You Take After a Car Accident in Iowa? (Video)

    What Photos Should You Take After a Car Accident in Iowa? (Video)
    Right after a car crash in Iowa, car accident photos may not be the first thing you think about doing. The trauma of the car accident and any crash-related injuries can overwhelm any other thoughts. ... This article What Photos Should…
  • Apr 12

    Do I Really Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer For My Disability Claim? (Video)

    Do I Really Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer For My Disability Claim? (Video)
    If you have applied for Social Security disability benefits, or you are getting ready to apply, you may believe you need a Social Security disability lawyer to help you. However, depending on your si... This article Do I Really Need a…
  • Apr 4

    How Long Do You Have to Meet Iowa’s Workers’ Compensation Claim Deadlines? (Video)

    How Long Do You Have to Meet Iowa’s Workers’ Compensation Claim Deadlines? (Video)
    We often get calls to our office from injured workers wondering if there are Iowa workers’ compensation claim deadlines or time limits to file a claim. Workers’ comp has some unique deadlines. H... This article How Long…
Rank this Week: 1697

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Covers personal injury and workers compensation law.

http://www.maleklawfirm.com/news/
  • Apr 14

    Workers Comp: What To Do Right After a Work Injury

    Workers Comp: What To Do Right After a Work Injury
    SampleRSStest Workers Comp Basics 1.) As soon as possible after you have a work injury,  report your injury to your employer 2.) Go to a medical provider after your injury, the sooner the better. Either ER, urgent care, or your own…
  • Apr 13

    Don’t You . . . Forget About Me . . . C92 Award

    Don’t You . . . Forget About Me . . . C92 Award
    SampleRSStest   Basics of C92 Award A C92 Award, i.e. Permanent Partial Disability Award, is compensation you may be entitled to if you’ve have an allowed claim. Even if you haven’t received any temporary total disability…
  • Jan 29

    Medco-14: Return To Work With Restriction

    Medco-14: Return To Work With Restriction
    SampleRSStest Important distinction between being “temporary and totally disabled” and being “released to work with restrictions.” If you are “temporary and totally disabled” you may be entitled to…
Rank this Week: 1474

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 13

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget
    Governor Cuomo signed a new budget this week. While many extolled his progressive agenda that included free college tuition for the middle class, renewing the millionaire’s tax, and giving a tax break on dues for union members, he also…
  • Apr 4

    Nail Salon Workers: Know Your Right

    Nail Salon Workers: Know Your Right
    The nail salon industry in New York State provides thousands of jobs. However, many nail salon employees endure unsafe working conditions. They are exposed to many chemicals; sometimes without proper ventilation. Because of this, New York…
  • Mar 30

    Proposed Legislation Threatens To Eliminate 100 Years Of Progre

    Proposed Legislation Threatens To Eliminate 100 Years Of Progre
    More than a century ago, 146 garment workers, mostly women, died when a raging fire trapped them behind doors that were locked by their employer to prevent perceived theft. They died of smoke inhalation or falls while trying to flee the fire,…
Rank this Week: 2840

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
  • Mar 30

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
  • Mar 16

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie
    Recently, US News & World Report told the sad story of a 21-year-old who worked at the airport and who got hurt on-the-job. The young airport employee was driving a luggage tug, which fell over. As a result of the accident, the worker…
Rank this Week: 1400