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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/
  • May 24

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA
    In Miles vs. City of Edgewater Police, 1D15-0165 the First District Court of Appeal declared Florida Statutes 440.105(3)(c) and 440.34 unconstitutional because they infringe on the Claimant’s right to contract to pay attorney’s…
  • May 10

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician
    Are ex parte communications between a nurse case manager and a physician permissible?  The answer to this question truly depends on whether the nurse case manager is a qualified rehabilitative provider performing a reemployment…
  • Apr 28

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!
    Today the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Castellanos v Next Door Company SC 13-2082 declared Florida Statute 440.34 unconstitutional as it denied right to the courts.  This is a victory for the injured workers as the attorneys can…
Rank this Week: 1825

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 24

    Constructive Discharge: Supreme Court Sets the Clock in Employees’ Favor

    Constructive Discharge: Supreme Court Sets the Clock in Employees’ Favor
    On May 23, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the filing period for constructive discharge claims, which can be filed pursuant to many different employment laws, begins to run upon an employee’s resignation as…
  • May 23

    McNees Labor Seminar Preview: Is This Work-Related?

    McNees Labor Seminar Preview: Is This Work-Related?
    As if it knew we would be discussing this topic at the 26th Annual McNees Labor and Employment Seminar on June 3rd, in Hershey, PA, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently issued a decision addressing whether an injury occurring in an…
  • May 19

    DOL Issues Final Rule Amending FLSA Overtime Exemption Test

    DOL Issues Final Rule Amending FLSA Overtime Exemption Test
    McNees recently issued an Employer Alert regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations, which significantly change the FLSA’s white collar overtime exemptions.  You can review the Employer…
Rank this Week: 1301

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: 795

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

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

    How and Why do Most Work-Related Injuries Occur?

    How and Why do Most Work-Related Injuries Occur?
    Every seven seconds, a worker is injured in the United States. That’s 12,900 workers per day, or 4.7 million per year. And that figure is expected to climb as the country’s workforce continues to grow. Injuries are especially…
  • May 11

    How to Avoid Common Injuries in Massachusetts Workplace

    How to Avoid Common Injuries in Massachusetts Workplace
      According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), about three million workplace injuries occur annually. Not all of these injuries are serious, but more than one-third are serious enough to result in…
  • May 9

    63 Massachusetts Workers Lost Their Lives On-the-Job in 2015

    63 Massachusetts Workers Lost Their Lives On-the-Job in 2015
    In April, events across Massachusetts paid tribute to the 63 MA workers killed on-the-job in 2015. In addition to honoring the victims and their families, ‘Workers’ Memorial Day’ also served to highlight worker safety in…
Rank this Week: 1314

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend
    Are you planning a getaway this coming long weekend? We have put together a list of 3 tips for road safety to ensure you stay safe on the road. Buckle Up. According to the National Highway Safety Advisory, men 16-44 years old are least likely…
  • May 20

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know
    When you are injured in a car wreck or other accident, the last thing you think is “I better go to a doctor that is covered by my insurance.” Unfortunately with insurance companies becoming less pro-patient and more pro-profit…
  • May 9

    The Most Likely Car Wreck

    The Most Likely Car Wreck
    Statistics have spoken. The most common type of car wreck in Tennessee has the following identifiers: Who: 21-29 Year Old Driver When: May to October: Thursday or Friday between 3-5pm Continue reading
Rank this Week: 2883

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 24

    St. Louis Workplace Injuries that Require Arthroscopic Surgery

    St. Louis Workplace Injuries that Require Arthroscopic Surgery
    Arthroscopic surgery has become a treatment of choice for many work-related orthopedic injuries. Workers are prone to a variety of injuries at the workplace. While many work-related injuries are minor and require minimal treatment,…
  • May 19

    Work-Related Motor Vehicle Accident Risk Higher for Young People

    Work-Related Motor Vehicle Accident Risk Higher for Young People
    Youths have an important role in today’s workplace. No workplace is completely safe as far as worker injuries and illnesses are concerned. Even seemingly safe workplaces such as offices or retail stores have a risk of injury.…
  • May 17

    A Lurking Danger in St. Louis Industrial and Construction Workplace

    A Lurking Danger in St. Louis Industrial and Construction Workplace
    Nearly every construction site has at least one excavator and they can be dangerous if not used properly. Work-related excavator accidents can cause severe injuries which are sometimes fatal. While workplace safety is a big concern for…
Rank this Week: 1965

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Constitution Times Deuce

    Constitution Times Deuce
    The Flying None...2016 really is the year that challenges to workers' compensation's constitutionality is playing out across the nation in multiple jurisdictions under various theories.Kentucky governor, Matt Bevin, only the third Republican…
  • May 23

    Adjust The Portfolio

    Adjust The Portfolio
    Peter Lynch is probably one of the most famous investors ever.As the head of Magellan Fund for 13 years, he averaged returns of 29.2% annually. Assets under his management swelled from $18 million to $14 billion. Like a good athlete he left…
  • May 20

    No Limit

    No Limit
    Changes in the weather...Workers' compensation is a pendulum that swings back and forth.For the past 10 or so years the interests of payers have trumped those of beneficiaries, as laws across the nation limited benefits, and consequently…
Rank this Week: 3642

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 24

    Tort Law in the Laboratory

    Tort Law in the Laboratory
    Theodore Eisenberg and Christoph Engel, Unpacking Negligence Liability: Experimentally Testing the Governance Effect, 13 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 116 (2016), available at SSRN.Mark GeistfeldEmpirical study of the law is important,…
  • May 23

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?
    Suzanne Goldberg, Risky Arguments in Social-Justice Litigation: The Case of Sex Discrimination and Marriage Equality, 114 Colum. L. Rev. 2087 (2014).Clifford RoskyFor several decades, scholars, lawyers, and judges have debated whether laws…
  • May 20

    Putting a Face to International Tax Avoidance

    Putting a Face to International Tax Avoidance
    Omri Marian, The State Administration of  International Tax Avoidance, 7 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2016).Andrew HayashiThe world of international tax avoidance is a colorful one. There are the legal structures, with names…
Rank this Week: 4453

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

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

    Ontario MOL consulting on new mandatory construction hazard awareness training

    Ontario MOL consulting on new mandatory construction hazard awareness training
    The Ontario Ministry of Labour is proposing to require all construction employers to ensure that their workers complete a new “construction hazard awareness training” program. This training program would be an add-on, for…
  • May 19

    City wins suspension of MOL inspector’s “constructor” order

    City wins suspension of MOL inspector’s “constructor” order
    A city has won a suspension of a Ministry of Labour inspector’s decision that the city was a “constructor” under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act on a watermain-improvement project. The city was the…
  • May 17

    Watch Out: Ontario Ministry of Labour Inspection Blitzes/Initiatives Are Coming

    Watch Out: Ontario Ministry of Labour Inspection Blitzes/Initiatives Are Coming
    The Ontario Ministry of Labour recently announced its 2016 and 2017 enforcement blitz and initiative schedule. In an effort to emphasize the importance of protecting workers’ rights and ensuring employer compliance with both the…
Rank this Week: 3429

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 24

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined
    A 39-year-old Ohio worker suffered multiple broken bones after he fell more than 40 feet while conducting maintenance on a crane at TimkenSteel’s Faircrest Plant.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and…
  • May 23

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost
    Michael Stack:   Hello, Michael Stack here. Principal of Amaxx, founder of COMPClub, and co-author of “Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Worker’s Comp Costs”. One of the core philosophies that I believe is that a…
  • May 20

    Trio of Midwestern States Looking Harder at Workplace Safety

    Trio of Midwestern States Looking Harder at Workplace Safety
    The increased likelihood that workers in high-hazard manufacturing industries – such as food, furniture, fabricated metal, nonmetallic mineral, machinery and computer products – will be injured on the job is leading federal safety…
Rank this Week: 15

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 23

    WA Siding Company Cited 7th Time for Safety Violation

    WA Siding Company Cited 7th Time for Safety Violation
    A Battle Ground, WA siding company faces a substantial fine from the state after being cited for workplace safety violations involving fall hazards for the seventh time in four years. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries…
  • May 23

    States consider workers comp reform

    States consider workers comp reform
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.businessinsurance.com Workers comp reforms covering a variety of issues have been passed or are under consideration in numerous states. Below is a roundup of recent laws…
  • May 19

    The New Overtime Rule – Impacts on Workers’ Comp Claim

    The New Overtime Rule – Impacts on Workers’ Comp Claim
    The Overtime Rule In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and to simplify and modernize the rules so they’re easier…
Rank this Week: 3636

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1545

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to “Dooring” Accident

    Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to “Dooring” Accident
    More and more New Jersey residents are cycling. It is great exercise, provides an efficient method of burning calories, and, particularly in urban settings, can be a great way to get to work. Unfortunately, cyclists can’t win for…
  • May 16

    Fatalities in the Workplace

    Fatalities in the Workplace
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its preliminary data on workplace fatalities in 2014. In total, the BLS’s data show that 4,679 individuals died on the job last year – nearly 100 more than in 2013.…
  • May 13

    Frank Petro Pens Article for The Bencher

    Frank Petro Pens Article for The Bencher
    Attorney Frank Petro recently wrote an article that appears in the May/June issue of The Bencher magazine, an American Inns of Court publication. Frank was one of the founding members and a past president of The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr.…
Rank this Week: 1975

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: 231

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 23

    How Dangerous Is Invokana?

    How Dangerous Is Invokana?
    Invokana continues to be linked to serious health problems. Our office has closely followed developments with the diabetes medication Invokana since it was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Although relatively new…
  • May 16

    Distracted Driving: Much Worse Than Reported

    Distracted Driving: Much Worse Than Reported
    On our law firm website, we provide some government statistics concerning distracted driving dangers. However, we believe those statistics fail to reveal the full picture. We believe they significantly under-report the problem of distracted…
  • May 9

    Distracted Driving: Why Texting Is Especially Dangerou

    Distracted Driving: Why Texting Is Especially Dangerou
    In our fast-paced world, so many things seek to divert our attention. Distracted driving has become a major cause of automobile accidents. Yearly, thousands of people are injured or killed due to a distracted driver. The picture below shows a…
Rank this Week: 1273

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/
Rank this Week: 1291

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 23

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.
    We are currently in the midst of prom season. It is an exciting time for both teens and their parents, and is a dream come true for many girls as it means new shoes, a new dress, and a day of beauty at the hair and nail salon. It also a step…
  • May 16

    Give Injured People In New York The Time Necessary To File Medical Malpractice Claim

    Give Injured People In New York The Time Necessary To File Medical Malpractice Claim
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice for her death due to the statue of limitations. (DEBBIE EGAN-CHIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) Almost two years ago, many of us were shocked and saddened when we heard Comedian Joan…
  • Apr 28

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget
    During the past couple of months I have been focused on the proposed New York State Budget.  Governor Andrew Cuomo had recommended some provisions that would have negatively impacted workers.  As a result of community involvement,…
Rank this Week: 2850

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3620

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • May 23

    Scientology And Workplace Safety

    Scientology And Workplace Safety
    I was in San Francisco a few weeks ago, just casually walking down Montgomery Street when I saw a  sign on the sidewalk that said: “Church of Scientology – All are Welcome.” I had just read Lawrence Wright’s book,…
  • May 19

    Let’s Get to Zero

    Let’s Get to Zero
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov A group of Boise construction workers listen to a presentation during the National Safety Stand-Down this May. For us at the Occupational Safety and Health…
  • May 16

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I just returned from New Orleans where I made a presentation to about 150 workers’ compensation lawyers (both for workers and for employers) on…
Rank this Week: 2815

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 23

    Seven Seconds!

    Seven Seconds!
    Today’s blog post comes from Charlie Domer of Domer Law in Milwaukee. He writes about a recent CBS news article that is “based primarily on a report from a major worker’s compensation insurance company (Travelers) ……
  • May 19

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool

    The Dangers of Working with Vibrating Tool
    Today’s blog post comes from Anthony L. Lucas of The Jernigan Law Firm in North Carolina. He writes about a problem that can affect many workers who frequently use vibrating hand tools. This post is an example of an occupational disease…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reform,’ Profits: What NCCI Shared

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reform,’ Profits: What NCCI Shared
    Workers’ compensation laws are under constant attack by “reformers” from industry, insurance and self-insureds. NCCI is the National Council on Compensation Insurance, a group that participates in many aspects of…
Rank this Week: 226

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog
    A 22-year-old woman from Naperville, Illinois, was hit and killed by a motorist as she was walking with her dog across the street. The driver had insufficient insurance. The family of Emily Driscoll was awarded $250,000 in a wrongful death…
  • May 20

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall
    An Illinois roofing company received citations for one willful, one repeated and one serious safety violation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on April 13. The agency proposed to fine the South Elgin-based…
  • May 18

    1.6 Million dollars awarded in wrongful death lawsuit against group home

    1.6 Million dollars awarded in wrongful death lawsuit against group home
    A jury awarded $1.6 million to the family of a woman who died of severe brain damage after falling repeatedly at her group home. The verdict is the highest in a wrongful death action in Stephenson County, Illinois. In 2012, Rebecca Ruiz, the…
Rank this Week: 3412

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 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
  • May 16

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie

    Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injurie
    Defense attorneys have one job: To disprove or discredit the plaintiff. When there is enough evidence establishing their client’s liability, defense attorneys will often turn to the treatment program – more specifically, they will…
Rank this Week: 1553

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 22

    Smith v. Young – Why You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

    Smith v. Young – Why You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney
    One of the questions we see crop up frequently in online forums pertaining to North Carolina workers’ compensation is whether workers absolutely need to a hire an attorney or whether they are better off going it alone.  The answer…
  • May 20

    Rainey v. Charlotte – 2-Year Statute of Limitations on NC Workers’ Comp. Claim

    Rainey v. Charlotte – 2-Year Statute of Limitations on NC Workers’ Comp. Claim
    If you have suffered either a North Carolina work-related injury or an occupational disease or illness, you need to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits as soon as possible. It will cover not just the immediate expenses, but…
  • May 17

    Blue v. Montaire Farms et al. – Exclusive Remedy of North Carolina Workers’ Comp.

    Blue v. Montaire Farms et al. – Exclusive Remedy of North Carolina Workers’ Comp.
    The recent North Carolina Court of Appeals decision in Blue v. Montaire Farms et al., underscores once again the fact that workers’ compensation is often the sole means of compensation following a work-related injury.  As our…
Rank this Week: 4969

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 20

    Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men?

    Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men?
    A semi-recent article in the New York Post — “The Corporate ‘Cure’ for Sexual Harassment Only Feeds the Disease” — cited a couple of studies that allegedly proved that sexual harassment training is worse…
  • May 20

    Too many RULES, man!

    Too many RULES, man!
    “Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the rules . . .”* Of course, the mega-topic this week was the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor…
  • May 19

    An open love letter to Justice Clarence Thoma

    An open love letter to Justice Clarence Thoma
    I admit it.  I have a crush on Justice Thomas.  Today’s unanimous Supreme Court opinion in CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC – holding that a merit-based dismissal is not necessary for a defendant to qualify as the…
Rank this Week: 4590

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 19

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento
    La más reciente enmienda al proyecto H.R. 5278 para establecer la Junta Fiscal del 18 de mayo  ha insertado una cláusula que excluye provisionalmente a Puerto Rico de la nueva reglamentación sobre   empleados…
  • May 18

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla
    El Departamento del Trabajo Federal aprobó una nueva regla que impacta a los empleados exentos y el pago de horas extra a la semana. La Regla final: busca darle a los empleados exentos o asalariados que ganen menos de $913 a la semana…
  • May 17

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA
    La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) y el Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (NIOSH) del gobierno federal emitieron una guía provisional para la protección de los trabajadores de…
Rank this Week: 1826

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: 2070

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
  • May 13

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired
      Marijuana Users Beware   In North Carolina it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of an impairing substance. Impairing substances include alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medications, and marijuana.  …
  • May 2

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO
    This article is an outline designed to help North Carolina Attorneys defend their clients in a DWI charge. The focus of this article is attacking the probable cause to arrest for Driving While Impaired. In any attack based on probable cause,…
Rank this Week: 1701

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 963

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: 1809

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

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

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument on Employer's Duty to Household Contact

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument on Employer's Duty to Household Contact
    An employer's duty to a employee's household contact was the focus of an oral argument recently before the NJ Supreme Court. The NJ Supreme Court reviewed the question, that was certified by the US Third Circuit Court of Appeals, to define…
  • May 18

    Passaic NJ distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violation

    Passaic NJ distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violation
    OSHA cites Oaxaca Mexican Products for blocking fire exit, 20 other serious violationsOaxaca Mexican Products, 100 8th St., Passaic, New Jersey was issued citations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health…
  • May 17

    CMS Publishes Final Rule for MSP Conditional Payments Via Web Portal

    CMS Publishes Final Rule for MSP Conditional Payments Via Web Portal
    This final rule, effective June 16, 2016,  specifies the process and timeline for expanding CMS' existing Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Web portal to conform to section 201 of the Medicare IVIG and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying…
Rank this Week: 354

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • May 18

    Hurt At Work?

    Hurt At Work?
    Cincinnati employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance via the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC)’ unless they are self-insured. Say for instance you were doing something for the benefit of your…
  • May 10

    Insurance Coverage For Chiropractic Care

    Insurance Coverage For Chiropractic Care
      After a car accident or work-related injury you want to return to your normal state of health as quickly as possible.  Lost wages, emotional stress, and physical pain can be heavy burdens.  While physical therapy and…
  • Apr 28

    The Dragonfly Foundation

    The Dragonfly Foundation
      You may have seen their name listed as a sponsor for a local event or 5K race, but do you really know what they do?  The Dragonfly Foundation is an extraordinary charity doing remarkable work for sick children and their…
Rank this Week: 3967

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/
  • May 18

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva
    On the night of May 7, 2013, David Sal Silva fell asleep in front of a home in east Bakersfield, across from Kern Medical Center. Several law enforcement officers arrived on scene and proceeded to use unreasonable and excessive force in…
  • May 11

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker
    The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association is “the most powerful, and most knowledgeable legal voice for the injured workers of California,” serving the state’s injured workers since…
  • May 4

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles selected to fourth consecutive ‘Best of Bakersfield’ list

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles selected to fourth consecutive ‘Best of Bakersfield’ list
    For the fourth year in a row, Bakersfield-based personal injury and workers’ compensation* law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles has been selected to the “Best of Bakersfield” list. The law firm was chosen as one of three winners…
Rank this Week: 1797

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 17

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced
    The major news outlets have reported that a likely cause of a deadly AMTRAK derailment was operator inattentiveness, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. There is evidence that the train operator was having a discussion…
  • May 16

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed
    In a recent case, the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a trial court made an error when it denied a plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions based on the destruction of evidence relevant to the case at hand.…
  • May 5

    Drivers Beware!

    Drivers Beware!
    Did you know that vehicle collisions cause more preventable deaths in the world than any other cause for folks under the age of 35?  Each year, approximately 5 million people are killed in such collisions.  Statistically, drivers…
Rank this Week: 946

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/
  • May 15

    Nichols v. Jacobsen – Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation

    Nichols v. Jacobsen – Exclusive Remedy of Workers’ Compensation
    Workers’ compensation laws provide that employers who provide workers’ compensation insurance benefits to qualified employees are typically immune from personal injury litigation stemming from workplace injuries and occupational…
  • May 11

    Georgia Work Injury Fire Prompts OSHA Citation

    Georgia Work Injury Fire Prompts OSHA Citation
    A Georgia work injury that occurred last year when a fire broke out at a manufacturing plant in Winterville has resulted in a citation from the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), which asserts the Japanese-based…
  • Apr 28

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In personal injury litigation, when a lawsuit is settled, that’s it. There is no going back to ask the same defendant for more money – even if your injuries are worse or lasted longer than you expected. But it’s different…
Rank this Week: 117

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Thomas Atkinson and Dana Gerber Honored As Work Comp Experts By Super Lawyer Magazine.

    Thomas Atkinson and Dana Gerber Honored As Work Comp Experts By Super Lawyer Magazine.
    Every year Super Lawyers magazine conducts an exhaustive selection process to recognize the very best lawyers in Minnesota.  Once again in 2016 our firms founder Tom Atkinson was selected as a workers compensation Super Lawyer.…
  • Apr 16

    Atkinson Law Office Wins Minnesota's First Work Related Medical Marijuana Case!

    Atkinson Law Office Wins Minnesota's First Work Related Medical Marijuana Case!
    Earlier this year, I wrote a blog article about the expansion of medical marijuana as a tool for treating chronic pain and muscle spasm.  For those who are new to the changes in Minnesota law, in 2015 medical marijuana use…
  • Mar 13

    I Settled My Minnesota Workers Compensation Case Years Ago. Can I Get Help?

    I Settled My Minnesota Workers Compensation Case Years Ago. Can I Get Help?
    Every week our office receives a call from someone who needs help getting a medical bill paid on a case they "settled" many years ago. The first thing we do is help them locate their old settlement papers. Sometimes the injured worker has…
Rank this Week: 379

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/
  • May 12

    Final OSHA Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesse

    Final OSHA Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesse
    OSHA has issued its final, revised recordkeeping rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, and requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite…
  • Apr 29

    Senators Submit Voluntary Protection Program Act for Consideration

    Senators Submit Voluntary Protection Program Act for Consideration
    As reported by the Wyoming Business Report, Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi and Colorado Democrat Senator Michael Bennet have sponsored legislation to codify the voluntary protection program of Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Apr 22

    OSHA Publishes Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Viru

    OSHA Publishes Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Viru
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are monitoring the Zika virus outbreak that is spreading into the United States.  This interim guidance…
Rank this Week: 1754

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 10

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely
    Moving away for college is a big opportunity, but if your teen is looking forward to moving into their first apartment or dorm room, you may have some concerns. You have a right to be worried. Teens may not understand the best ways to stay…
  • May 3

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?
    Workers compensation is an insurance program covered by your employer. Whether you work for a nonprofit or work part-time or for a small business, you’re supposed to be covered. If you’re injured on the job or if your job causes…
  • Apr 29

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida
    Florida has more boats than any other state – about 899,635 in 2014. Unfortunately, Florida also has the unfortunate distinction of having more boating accidents than most other parts of the country. In 2014, there were 634 reportable…
Rank this Week: 777

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

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

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 1748

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina
    According to the Harvard T.H. Chan Center for Public Health, in 2011, 3,331 people lost their lives and 387,000 suffered injuries in crashes involving a distracted driver. According to the Greensboro News & Record, in 2013 law…
  • Apr 8

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte
    La mayoría de los abogados de lesiones personales no aceptará un caso de accidente en el cual el valor total de los daños y perjuicios sea menor de $5,000.00 dolares. Su caso se considera pequeño si el importe…
  • Apr 7

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    Most personal injury attorneys will not accept a “small dollar value” car accident case. Your case is considered small if the total amount of your property damage is less than $2,000.00, and if you do not have any physical…
Rank this Week: 313

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Contract Workers in Oklahoma: Pursuing Compensation for Your Work-Related Injury

    Contract Workers in Oklahoma: Pursuing Compensation for Your Work-Related Injury
    Steven Broom was laying pipe while working on a high school stadium when a trench collapsed, burying him up to his neck in dirt. By the time he was rescued, Broom was severely hurt with rib fractures, collapsed lungs and other injuries. When…
  • May 4

    What is Pain and Suffering?

    What is Pain and Suffering?
    Pain and suffering is a legal term that includes injuries you may have experienced as the result of an accident. The term is used to address physical pain, but it also includes mental injuries, like grief, worry, insomnia, fear and loss of…
  • Mar 17

    Navigating the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Proce

    Navigating the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Proce
    Especially since the Employee Injury Benefit Act went into effect, the Oklahoma workers’ compensation laws are a bit confusing to understand. We put together this infographic based on the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission…
Rank this Week: 1770

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 47

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • May 2

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island Dog Bite Laws & Owner Liability

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island Dog Bite Laws & Owner Liability
    By: Attorney Kate A. Messinger | Associate Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. More than 800,000 receive medical attention for dog bites; at least half of them are children, according to the American…
  • Apr 18

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley | Partner In a widely publicized case brought by the Department of Justice against Apple, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Eastern Division, the Justice…
  • Apr 4

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID
    By: Attorney Ryan Prophett | Associate   Many individuals in Massachusetts view buying rental property as a good investment and an alternative to putting their money in the stock market where they have no control.  However, most new…
Rank this Week: 2520

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

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

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
Rank this Week: 2910

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential
    Many employees who get sick due to their job or who experience an injury on their worksite will find themselves needing medication, among the medical treatments they receive. Paying for the cost of prescription drugs can be difficult as many…
  • Apr 21

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard
    Workers face a significant risk of both injury and illness on many jobs. For example, in the construction industry as well as in many other fields, workers could get sick if they are exposed to silica. Silica is a common and naturally…
  • Apr 14

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear
    One of the most important ways to prevent workplace accidents and injuries is to make sure that employees have appropriate safety gear on at all times. For workers who are in high-risk jobs, it can take a long time to put on all of the…
Rank this Week: 2248

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 897