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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/
  • May 26

    Another Victory For Pelvic Mesh Plaintiff

    Another Victory For Pelvic Mesh Plaintiff
    Pressure continues to mount against Johnson & Johnson and their pelvic mesh products. Another jury has ruled in favor of the plaintiff for millions of dollars according to Reuters. In... Read more » The post Another Victory For…
  • May 25

    Massive Motorcycle Pack Crash On 411

    Massive Motorcycle Pack Crash On 411
    Georgia, especially North Georgia, is home to a lot of motorcycle clubs. You can see groups of motorcycles touring the roads together in a pack. They can be fun to... Read more » The post Massive Motorcycle Pack Crash On 411 appeared…
  • May 24

    Alleged Drunk Driver Flips Car, Injures Passenger

    Alleged Drunk Driver Flips Car, Injures Passenger
    When driving, a driver needs to be constantly aware of their surroundings.  They need to be focused on the road, attentive to the curves and hills. A driver under the... Read more » The post Alleged Drunk Driver Flips Car, Injures…
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Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • May 26

    After the investigation: Now what?

    After the investigation: Now what?
    Last week, we talked about employment investigations. This week, I’d like to talk about what employers do with the information they gathered during the investigation. There are two main tasks: No. 1: Figure out what probably…
  • May 26

    BREAKING: Full Second Circuit to reconsider whether Title VII prohibits sexual orientation bia

    BREAKING: Full Second Circuit to reconsider whether Title VII prohibits sexual orientation bia
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Connecticut, New York, and Vermont) agreed yesterday to rehear en banc an appeal from the estate of a gay skydiving instructor who alleged he was fired after a customer complained…
  • May 26

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    OSHA intends to postpone requirement that safety reports be submitted electronically for all the world to see. You may recall that, about a year ago, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a rule…
Rank this Week: 3004

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 26

    Unevenly Cooked: Raw Materials and Fair Use

    Unevenly Cooked: Raw Materials and Fair Use
    Andrew Gilden, Raw Materials and the Creative Process, 104 Geo. L.J. 355 (2016).Christopher J. BuccafuscoOver the past decade or two, intellectual property scholars have learned to pay attention to the rhetoric that people use when arguing…
  • May 25

    Studying Specific Performance

    Studying Specific Performance
    Yonathan A. Arbel, Contract Remedies in Action: Specific Performance, 118 W. Va. L. Rev. 100 (2015), available at SSRN.Caprice RobertsParties that have a right to the very thing promised in a contract may opt not to have it delivered by the…
  • May 25

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    Nora Freeman Engstrom, A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP, 163 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1631 (2015).Efthimios ParasidisThe National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 established the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program…
Rank this Week: 4874

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/
  • May 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Requires Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Be Treated Like Any Other Contract

    U.S. Supreme Court Requires Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Be Treated Like Any Other Contract
    Nursing home arbitration clauses have recently come under heavy scrutiny. These clauses, which may act to prevent a party from filing a lawsuit in a court of law, are often contained in large blocks of small print, making it unlikely that the…
  • May 23

    Undue Nit-picking by Georgia’s Court of Appeals?

    Undue Nit-picking by Georgia’s Court of Appeals?
    In a recent decision, a Georgia court of appeals dismissed a woman’s lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT), finding that she failed to satisfy the requirements in her “ante litem,” or pre-lawsuit,…
  • May 18

    Pointing the Finger — Apportioning Fault in Georgia Motor Vehicle Accident

    Pointing the Finger — Apportioning Fault in Georgia Motor Vehicle Accident
    The are many types of motor vehicle accidents, as well as many different causes. After an accident occurs, if the parties cannot come to an agreement on who is responsible, it is left up to a jury to determine who was at fault in causing the…
Rank this Week: 1964

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: 1525

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: 1425

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 25

    Alabama Court Strikes Down Anti-Worker Provisions Of State Workers’ Compensation Law

    Alabama Court Strikes Down Anti-Worker Provisions Of State Workers’ Compensation Law
    An Alabama trial-court level judge ruled the Alabama Workers Compensation Act was unconstitutional in a recent decision. Though the decision isn’t binding on a state level and it was recently stayed or delayed indefinitely, it is an…
  • May 18

    Bill Benefiting Packinghouse Towns And Workers Stalled In Unicameral

    Bill Benefiting Packinghouse Towns And Workers Stalled In Unicameral
    LB 496, a bill authorizing tax increment financing (TIF), to builders of single and multi-family housing in first and second class cities as well as villages, was stalled by a filibuster in the Unicameral on Wednesday. LB 496 was introduced…
  • Apr 27

    Opioids And Doctor Choice

    Opioids And Doctor Choice
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel said in 2008 that “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” In the context of opioids and workers compensation this could mean reforms to workers compensation systems beyond drug…
Rank this Week: 2859

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: 3109

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 25

    Disciplinary Discharge of Employees on Workers’ Compensation

    Disciplinary Discharge of Employees on Workers’ Compensation
    Employers often shy away from discharging employees for disciplinary reasons when those employees are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, such as in instances where the employee is working a modified duty assignment. …
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1188

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 25

    3 Times to Consider the ADA in Workers’ Compensation

    3 Times to Consider the ADA in Workers’ Compensation
    Workers’ compensation claims professionals and other interested stakeholders face many challenges in their programs.  One important challenge is running a program that is consistent with the applicable workers’ compensation…
  • May 24

    Impact of OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule On Employers & Their TPA

    Impact of OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule On Employers & Their TPA
      This Interview with Broadspire’s CEO Danielle Lisenbey was originally published in Crawford’s On the FrontLine Magazine – Spring 2017   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented a final…
  • May 23

    Avoid Ethical and Legal Pitfalls In Workers’ Comp Surveillance

    Avoid Ethical and Legal Pitfalls In Workers’ Comp Surveillance
    Surveillance can be an effective tool to reduce costs in a workers’ compensation program.  While many service providers can show “injured” employees doing some crazy activities, it comes with a price and often does not…
Rank this Week: 108

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 25

    Mukilteo, WA Company Fined $645,000+ for Exposing Roofers to Fall Hazard

    Mukilteo, WA Company Fined $645,000+ for Exposing Roofers to Fall Hazard
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. The WA Department of Labor and Industries issued a press release noting that a Mukilteo, WA roofing company faces large fines for multiple safety violations that exposed…
  • May 22

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. President Trump recently signed a Congressional resolution revoking an Obama administration OSHA rule that required employers to retain…
  • May 18

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in…
Rank this Week: 3646

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 25

    Maximizing Productivity: Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilitie

    Maximizing Productivity: Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilitie
    Today’s post was shared by US Dept. of Labor and comes from www.dol.gov A psychiatric disability can impact various aspects of an individual’s life, including the ability to achieve maximum productivity in the workplace. The…
  • May 22

    USDOL: NY Construction Workers to Receive $727K, Resolving Wage Violations.

    USDOL: NY Construction Workers to Receive $727K, Resolving Wage Violations.
    NEW YORK CITY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, US LABOR DEPARTMENT REACH AGREEMENT ON BACK WAGES OWED TO WORKERS NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment in federal court requiring a New York City design and…
  • May 18

    Seattle the Biggest Cruise Port on the West Coast

    Seattle the Biggest Cruise Port on the West Coast
    The Port of Seattle recently kicked off the 2017 cruise season with the inaugural visit of Holland America’s Eurodam to Terminal 91. Over one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels this season will make Seattle the biggest cruise…
Rank this Week: 3856

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • May 24

    Lobby Albany For Fair Treatment Of Injured Workers And Their Familie

    Lobby Albany For Fair Treatment Of Injured Workers And Their Familie
    Last week I went to Albany to participate in Lobby Day on behalf of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). Our organization went to the capital to meet with members of the State Assembly and Senate to discuss a number of…
  • Apr 27

    New York’s Newest Budget Shortchanges Injured Worker

    New York’s Newest Budget Shortchanges Injured Worker
    A couple of weeks ago Governor Cuomo signed the New York State Budget that contained some potentially detrimental provisions for injured workers. Big business interests are taking their victory laps as they continue with their campaign to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2892

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 24

    Injured on a Bicycle?

    Injured on a Bicycle?
    As we all know, living in Florida is perfect for being outdoors.  As the summer months approach many of us are getting ready to spend our days enjoy the outdoors.  In my opinion, nothing beats taking a bike ride along the ocean.…
  • May 24

    Herido en una bicicleta?

    Herido en una bicicleta?
    Como todos sabemos, vivir en la Florida es perfecto para estar al aire libre especialmente cuando los meses del verano se comiencen a acercar y uno se puede refrescar en la piscina o la playa. En mi opinión, nada es mejor que tomar un…
  • May 17

    I’m a Veteran. Can I Receive Social Security Benefits?

    I’m a Veteran. Can I Receive Social Security Benefits?
    As a Veteran, you may currently have a disability rating from the Veterans Administration. If you do have a VA rating, no matter the number, you should consider applying for the social security disability program. In order to receive VA…
Rank this Week: 1365

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: 1410

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Work-Related Deaths Hit 10-Year High in MA

    Work-Related Deaths Hit 10-Year High in MA
    A total of 70 people died in work-related accidents in Massachusetts in 2016. That’s a 10 year high for on-the-job fatalities. In South Boston, a worker in a seafood warehouse died from exposure to ammonia fumes. A Braintree worker died…
  • Apr 26

    MA Company Fined $173,500 by OSHA for Multiple Safety Violation

    MA Company Fined $173,500 by OSHA for Multiple Safety Violation
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Review Commission recently cited two MA contractors for safety violations after a scaffolding accident injured three workers. When the 2014 accident occurred at a Wenham…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1249

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

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

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • May 24

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff
    As reported by Philly.com, a Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked the State of New Jersey from unilaterally imposing layoffs and schedule changes on the Atlantic City Police Department. The ruling is the second time Judge Julio…
  • May 2

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic
    As reported by northjersey.com, members of the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services police union on Monday protested more than two dozen impending layoffs and about a dozen demotions…
  • Mar 21

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now
    As reported by Philly.com, a New Jersey judge temporarily blocked the state Friday from laying off firefighters in Atlantic City, but ruled that their work schedules, salaries, and overtime can be changed by former U.S. Sen. Jeffrey S. Chiesa…
Rank this Week: 1108

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1753

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: 3561

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • May 23

    Iowa Wrongful Death Claim vs. Iowa Personal Injury Claim: Key Differences (Video)

    Iowa Wrongful Death Claim vs. Iowa Personal Injury Claim: Key Differences (Video)
    Many people ask us about the differences between an Iowa wrongful death claim and a personal injury claim. If you suspect a loved one died because of someone else’s fault, this may be one of your q... This article Iowa Wrongful…
  • May 22

    Semelroth two-time Avvo Clients’ Choice winner

    Semelroth two-time Avvo Clients’ Choice winner
    Congratulations to Tim Semelroth, who has been awarded the Avvo.com Clients’ Choice Award for 2017!  This is the second year in a row that Tim has won this award. Avvo is an online hub of legal... This article Semelroth…
  • May 17

    What You Should Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by a Motorcycle Accident

    What You Should Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by a Motorcycle Accident
    Traumatic brain injuries caused by a motorcycle accident aren’t top of mind for most riders. Most of us are just thinking about how much fun it can be to hop on a bike and get on the road. Unfortun... This article What You Should…
Rank this Week: 1709

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    Springtime Accidents Are All Too Common in New Jersey

    Springtime Accidents Are All Too Common in New Jersey
    Springtime in New Jersey means unpredictable weather, wet roadways, spring cleaning, and the light at the end of the tunnel that is the New Jersey winter. The transition from winter to spring months can pose some unique hazards, however, both…
  • May 17

    The Independent Medical Examination and How to Approach It

    The Independent Medical Examination and How to Approach It
    If you were injured while on the job, you may already know that your employer/workers’ comp insurance company will pay for your medical treatment incurred as a result of your workplace injury. However, if the insurance company begins to…
  • May 10

    May 2017 – Pedestrians Pay the Price for Distracted Driving

    May 2017 – Pedestrians Pay the Price for Distracted Driving
    With spring upon us, more pedestrians and bikers are out on the roads. We urge you to be safe as you are driving or biking and don’t allow yourself to become distracted.  As you’ll see in this month’s newsletter, the…
Rank this Week: 1553

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1822

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • May 22

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone
    With spring upon us and summer approaching, more people are taking to the roads as the weather allows them to enjoy travel and the outdoors. This is also when construction crews are most active repairing the roads and preparing them for the…
  • May 15

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout
    Recent studies have shown that the number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in the United States has dropped significantly over the last twenty years while the average claim has risen. Higher claims have been cited by proponents of tort…
  • May 9

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe
    Over 80% of motorcycle accidents end with severe injury or death to the motorcyclist or his or her passenger. For this reason alone, it is important that motorcyclists review crash prevention measures and other safety practices that can help…
Rank this Week: 1526

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: 2272

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Invokana Injuries And Warnings Continue To Increase

    Invokana Injuries And Warnings Continue To Increase
    INVOKANA USE MAY LEAD TO FOOT AND LEG AMPUTATIONS On May 16, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new warning about the diabetes drug Invokana. Now, the FDA “has concluded” based on tests that the drug presents an…
  • May 15

    Three Common Issues In Motorcycle Accident And Injury Case

    Three Common Issues In Motorcycle Accident And Injury Case
    A Huntsville lawyer recently reposted to LinkedIn an article by someone else titled 10 Common Motorcycle Accidents And How To Avoid Them. The attorney’s LinkedIn post simply contained the article with no additional insight. The…
  • May 8

    Who Writes For Your Injury Lawyer?

    Who Writes For Your Injury Lawyer?
    As a trial lawyer, my job involves advocating for injured clients. Much of that advocacy revolves around the written word. So, I ask — Who writes for your lawyer? Maybe the better question should be — Why hire a lawyer who cannot…
Rank this Week: 1944

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • May 22

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case
    Experienced Attorney Helping Victims File Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago As a patient, you have the right to expect that your physicians treat you with expertise, competency, and out of your best interests. Unfortunately, that is not…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Chicago Injury Attorney Helping Victims Protect their Case Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs long before their cases start, and what you can do now to…
Rank this Week: 2572

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • May 22

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio
    Explaining the difference between a full tort and a limited tort requires defining multiple legal terms. First, a tort is a harm. In a civil lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that a tort resulted from the defendant’s action or inaction.…
  • May 8

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust
    Trust forms the bedrock of every lawyer-client relationship. Specifically, a client must trust that his or her attorney will Work hard to represent them, Use good judgment, Carry out their wishes, Keep information in confidence, Charge a…
  • Apr 12

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?
    A guardian ad litem is an adult who represents the interests of a minor child or disabled child of any age in court. Generally, “minor” means younger than 18 years of age. The legal definition of a disability that makes someone…
Rank this Week: 1676

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/
  • May 21

    The Best Way to Avoid a Car Accident? Just Drive.

    The Best Way to Avoid a Car Accident? Just Drive.
    More and more accidents would be prevented every year in the U.S. if motorists would simply do the one thing that they’re supposed to do behind the wheel-focus on the task of driving. Unfortunately, far too many American motorists are…
  • May 6

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk
    Sleep experts have long believed that drowsiness or lack of sleep contributes to a higher accident risk involving drowsy drivers. A new study strongly confirms the link between less sleep and a higher accident risk. Earlier research conducted…
  • Apr 26

    Focus on Electronic Logging, Stability Control to Reduce Truck Accident

    Focus on Electronic Logging, Stability Control to Reduce Truck Accident
    More truck accidents can be prevented every year if tractor trailers come with sophisticated technologies, including roll stability control, electronic stability control, and electronic logging devices. That’s because truck driver…
Rank this Week: 2744

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Opioid Abuse and the NJ Workers' Compensation Act

    Opioid Abuse and the NJ Workers' Compensation Act
    The implementation of the recently enacted NJ law concerning substance abuse disorders was the subject of an insightful panel discussion today at the annual meeting of the NJ Workers' Compensation Section.(Left to right) Jag Desai, MD, Nancy…
  • May 13

    NJSBA: The Ethics of Pain Management: The Workers’ Compensation Bench/Bar Conference

    NJSBA: The Ethics of Pain Management: The Workers’ Compensation Bench/Bar Conference
    Friday May 19, 2017 11:15AM - 1:30PM - Borgata, Atlantic City , NJ The Ethics of Pain Management: The Workers’ Compensation Bench/Bar ConferenceWORKERS COMPENSATION TRACKA round table discussion of the ethical complications of…
  • May 6

    CMS Prohibited From Collecting for Unrelated Condition

    CMS Prohibited From Collecting for Unrelated Condition
    A Federal Court in California has prohibited the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from seeking reimbursement of conditional payments when the medical codes for the conditions are unrelated or not related even if the primary…
Rank this Week: 4267

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3807

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: 1938

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/
  • May 19

    National Safety Council Releases Employee Survey on Safety

    National Safety Council Releases Employee Survey on Safety
    The National Safety Council conducted an employee perception survey that found 58% of Americans working in construction (the industry that sees the most workplace fatalities each year) feel that safety takes a backseat to…
  • May 11

    OSHA Levies Historic Fines Against Construction Firm after Building Collapse Kills Worker

    OSHA Levies Historic Fines Against Construction Firm after Building Collapse Kills Worker
    On April 30, OSHA issued two new citations against Hultgren Construction. The company was renovating the former Copper Lounge building in Sioux Falls, SD when it collapsed on December 2.  The collapse of the historic building killed a…
  • Apr 25

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse
    The fines stem from a trench accident that killed two workers on October 21, 2016 in Boston, MA. Atlantic Drain Service Co. employees Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were killed while working in a 12-foot-deep trench that collapsed and…
Rank this Week: 4237

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 18

    Musculoskeletal Injuries Often Attributed to Bad Ergonomic

    Musculoskeletal Injuries Often Attributed to Bad Ergonomic
    A recent study confirmed that ergonomic hazards play a major role in a causing musculoskeletal injuries among construction workers. Workplace injuries, especially in the construction industry are a common occurrence. Apart from the workplace…
  • May 17

    What you Need to Know About Utilization Review and Work Comp Benefit

    What you Need to Know About Utilization Review and Work Comp Benefit
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  • May 15

    Presumptive Laws Ensure Just Compensation for Missouri Firefighter

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Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
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Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 17

    The Types of Medical Malpractice Claims in Arkansa

    The Types of Medical Malpractice Claims in Arkansa
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  • May 17

    Public Swimming Pool Injury Liability

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  • May 15

    Does Arkansas Use Jury Trials for Civil Cases?

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Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

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  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

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Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
  • May 7

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?
    A “chain reaction” car crash is an accident where three or more vehicles are involved in a series of collisions, primarily caused by a first single collision. In a multi-vehicle accident like this, it can be very challenging to…
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
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Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
  • May 7

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?
    A “chain reaction” car crash is an accident where three or more vehicles are involved in a series of collisions, primarily caused by a first single collision. In a multi-vehicle accident like this, it can be very challenging to…
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
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Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
  • May 7

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?

    Who Is At Fault In A Chain Reaction Vehicle Accident?
    A “chain reaction” car crash is an accident where three or more vehicles are involved in a series of collisions, primarily caused by a first single collision. In a multi-vehicle accident like this, it can be very challenging to…
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
    Recovering from a vehicle accident isn’t easy if you sustained injuries, that’s why you want to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve from the party at-fault. You would typically have to negotiate with that…
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New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • May 16

    Civil Service Law Section 76

    Civil Service Law Section 76
    Section 76 of the New York State Civil Service Law permits aggrieved employees to appeal a determination after disciplinary proceeding to the NYC Civil Service Commission through an Article 78 proceeding. Civil Service Law section 76 states…
  • Mar 11

    Terminated school employee Article 78 Dismissed

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  • Jan 25

    NYPD psych disqualified candidates MUST appeal upon receipt of Notice of Proposed Disqualification-NOPD

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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 15

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable
    Una licencia adicional de doce meses no era un acomodo razonable bajo la Ley ADA (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades) en el caso de una empleada que ya había disfrutado de cinco meses de licencia. La empresa la despidió luego…
  • May 2

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra
    Con la reforma laboral que trajo la ley 4-2017, el concepto de lo que es una hora extra cambió; se simplificó la manera de computarlas pero esto no necesariamente le hará la vida más facil al trabajador.…
  • May 2

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Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
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Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.vcinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • May 11

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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Preventing Senior Financial Abuse

    Preventing Senior Financial Abuse
    Senior financial abuse in Hollywood and across South Florida is a serious concern. Financial abuse can include seniors being forced to sign over their assets or can involve simple theft. Any time that the elderly are targeted for the…
  • May 4

    Landlord Liability and Safe Rental Tips in Hollywood and Florida

    Landlord Liability and Safe Rental Tips in Hollywood and Florida
    Landlords are responsible for the maintenance of an overall rental property and for common areas. They have a duty to tenants. They also are expected to make reasonable repairs to rental units. If you are renting a home or office space, you…
  • 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,…
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