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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Children of Fallen South Carolina Highway Workers Awarded Scholarship

    Children of Fallen South Carolina Highway Workers Awarded Scholarship
    When we drive down a highway in South Carolina, we often see signs warning us to drive within the speed limit and watch out for highway workers, especially at night. These signs often contain warnings such as "Slow down, my mommy works…
  • Apr 26

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Poultry Worker

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Poultry Worker
    When people think of on-the-job injuries, they often think of a single accident or incident, but carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) are, in reality, often a work-related condition for which a patient may…
  • Apr 25

    Bakery Explosion Results in Serious Burn Injuries to Worker

    Bakery Explosion Results in Serious Burn Injuries to Worker
    Restaurant workers get burned all the time. Normally, it is not a serious burn, but they happen frequently from causes such as splattering grease, reaching too close to a food warmer, or even from a hot dishwasher. Many "back of the house"…
Rank this Week: 1385

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/
  • Apr 27

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed
    In a lawsuit brought by the New York community service Society for petitioner, KM, Judge Moulton of the New York County Supreme Court Held That BOTH the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the New York City Civil Service…
  • Mar 5

    TLC Article 78 case

    TLC Article 78 case
    Petitioner taxicab driver was found to have overcharged passengers on three occasions. Nonetheless he was only adjudicated once as having done so. The Appellate Division, first Department found that the driver had failed to exhaust his…
  • Dec 6

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
Rank this Week: 1621

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: 4021

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/
  • Apr 27

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run
    A recent study by University of California at Berkeley found that hit-and-run fatalities are more likely to occur in the West and Midwest. As warm weather approaches, our team of bicycle accident attorneys examines why hit-and-runs are on the…
  • Apr 22

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical
    Government agencies recently acknowledged a pattern among oil worker fatalities, which were previously ruled natural deaths by heart failure. The stunning similarities among these deaths are forcing industry insiders to consider the role of…
  • Apr 20

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian
    In Governor Rauner's State of the State Address in February 2015, he made direct remarks about his plans to reform the personal injury legal system in Illinois. Among his remarks, he proposed prohibiting trial lawyers from contributing to…
Rank this Week: 578

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 27

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim
    SSA Assisting Veterans with Claims The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to assist veterans who have served since October 1, 2001 in the processing of their claims. To receive this expedited processing, you must have been…
  • Apr 13

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder
    Probably one of the more challenging conditions that we come across in trying to establish that an individual is disabled enough to receive Social Security disability benefits has to do with the diagnosed condition of Bipolar Disorder. It is…
  • Apr 10

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose
    Regarding a duty on the part of a claimant’s representative to provide to the Social Security Administration and/or the office of Disability Adjudication and Review any “adverse evidence” that they may have in their…
Rank this Week: 3035

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Circus: OSHA Settlement

    The Circus: OSHA Settlement
    Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement9 employees injured in May 2014 fall in Providence, Rhode IslandRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, will implement ongoing safety enhancements in aerial…
  • Apr 25

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now
    The pharmaceutical industry may indeed be a major factor in the future success of reducing workers' compensation treatment costs and improve the success rate of care. Such action will reduce the cost of medical treatment and likewise reduce…
  • Apr 24

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal
    Workers safely remove asbestos.Source: OSHA.govYORK, Pa. – Nearly invisible to the eye, asbestos* fibers can literally take someone's breath away. Fibers in the air can be inhaled unknowingly and trapped in the lungs. Regular exposure…
Rank this Week: 654

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    Intrusive Insurance Companies: Why Their Policies Have Backfired

    Intrusive Insurance Companies: Why Their Policies Have Backfired
    Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law was enacted to provide “swift and virtually automatic payment” of benefits.  The idea behind the law was to ensure that individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents could…
  • Apr 22

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide
    Hiring an attorney can be scary. You are asking someone to represent you with a legal issue that affects your life! If you are like most people, you’ve had very little if any interaction with attorneys or the legal process. So how will…
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Negligence?

    What Constitutes Negligence?
    As an attorney who represents those injured by the negligence of others, I am often asked by clients “what does negligence mean?”  Basically, negligence is the failure to exercise the standard of care that a “reasonably…
Rank this Week: 1060

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Apr 27

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day
    April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, a day dedicated to remembering those who have suffered and died on the job and renewing the fight for safe workplaces. Here are some resources and events about tomorrow's observances. OSHA: 4,585 [U.S.]…
  • Apr 23

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review
    Our esteemed colleague Joe Paduda is hosting the current edition of Health Wonk Review over at Managed Care Matters: The Everything-PPACA edition of Health Wonk Review We have a tiny cavil with the title of Joe's post though because although…
  • Apr 22

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair
    "Between 2003 and 2010, a total of 1,719 people died by suicide in the workplace. Workplace suicide rates generally decreased until 2007 and then sharply increased. This is in contrast with non-workplace suicides, which increased over…
Rank this Week: 431

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 27

    Internal Auditing Is Not Just For The Self Insured

    Internal Auditing Is Not Just For The Self Insured
    There is an understandable need for workers compensation internal audits for the self-insured employer or the high retention employer.  However, insured or low retention employers also need to consider internal auditing for policies,…
  • Apr 24

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit
    Crawford® to Showcase Extensive Range of Claims Management Services at RIMS Crawford & Company®-and its Broadspire® and Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®) units-will be showcasing their extensive claims management services at…
  • Apr 24

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site
    Officials in Singapore are not wasting any time in cracking down on construction sites where safety is an issue.   Recently, the Ministry of Manpower noted a number of unfavorable conditions at a variety of construction worksites across…
Rank this Week: 388

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/
  • Apr 27

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?
    Professional hockey, much like football, is considered to be a dangerous, high contact sport. With recent news of San Francisco 49er’s linebacker Chris Borland’s decision to retire at age 24 due to concussions, a lot of NHL…
  • Apr 23

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee
    Many decades ago, OSHA created workplace safety standards to help employees avoid injuries from dangerous working conditions. Despite these standards, each year more than 3 million workers are seriously injured or killed while on the job.…
  • Apr 20

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade
    Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller Original Article here: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article17954633.html Hockey players, while focusing on speed and precision, must simultaneously be aware of the…
Rank this Week: 2277

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
  • Apr 23

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)
    I’m starting here a three-part series explaining why workers should claim their rights under workers’ compensation laws.  The three parts are, in summary:  How the employer makes it tough to claim work comp; How the…
  • Apr 13

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

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.washingtonpost.com There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But…
Rank this Week: 1476

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 27

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View
    There’s a lot to debate and digest in the recent NPR/ProPublica workers’ compensation series. The Center for Effective Government has published an analysis that adds to the discussion. The piece’s catchy title is Six Charts…
  • Apr 23

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work
    Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work is set for April 28 this year. The history of Mary “Mother Jones,” whose name graces a progressive magazine, is noteworthy. She fought tirelessly to improve…
  • Apr 20

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?
    The spring allergy season that also causes asthma concerns is upon us, and this is especially evident in the Great Plains, where the wind blows dust and pollen throughout most days.  A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control…
Rank this Week: 446

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 27

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death
    By Nick McGurk, KIRO TV The Department of Labor and Industries is pushing for criminal charges against a company after a teenager was found dead in the blades of an auger last July.  Bradley Hogue, 19, was on his second day of work…
  • Apr 23

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine
    Seattle – A contractor who scammed two building owners has been sentenced to four months in King County Jail and ordered to pay more than $25,000 in restitution. Collin Patrick Chester, 43, pled guilty in December 2014 to two…
  • Apr 20

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
Rank this Week: 2476

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 27

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov As President Obama and Secretary Perez have said, raising the minimum wage isn’t just the right thing to do for working families it’s the smart thing…
  • Apr 23

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter
    I recently read the news about a benefit fundraiser being held for the widow of a Long Island volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty when the floor he was on during a fire collapsed. The volunteer, only 43 year old, left behind a…
  • Apr 20

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm. A thought-provoking article about the Social Security Disability (SSD) program appeared in the August 25, 2014 edition of The Hill, a newspaper published for and…
Rank this Week: 1162

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 27

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett
    Kate A. Desmond | Associate Throughout the country, and in Massachusetts, students in schools have always felt the effects of bullying. Unfortunately, today, the internet and social media have spawned a new kind of bullying, Cyberbullying.…
  • Apr 13

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda
    By: Kevin O’Malley | Partner This past January I traveled to Uganda, Africa for two weeks with my lifelong friend Matt Breslin and his daughter Allie. We volunteered through Clemency Uganda, a nonprofit based in Bugembe (one of THE…
  • Feb 5

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm
    Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a vehicle that was not properly cleaned…
Rank this Week: 3236

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 27

    Worker killed in Illinois crane accident

    Worker killed in Illinois crane accident
    On January 12, a worker was killed in a crane accident at an Illinois Taylor Crane construction site. Justin Jokerst, 31, was working at a construction site in Edwardsville, Illinois on a Grove HL150T crane when he was crushed by the…
  • Apr 24

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim
    A former employee of an Illinois rehabilitation center has filed a lawsuit, claiming that she was fired after filing for workers’ compensation benefits. Penny Lucas claims that she suffered an injury when she fell at work on December…
  • Apr 23

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim
    An Illinois psychiatrist has been suspended by the State of Illinois in response to medical malpractice claims levied against him. The complaints against the psychiatrist include allegations that he engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct…
Rank this Week: 1226

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/
  • Apr 27

    Don't Get Comfortable

    Don't Get Comfortable
    This weekend I witnessed the graduation of my son from The California Maritime Academy.All the pageantry that one would expect from a collegiate commencement ceremony occurred: speeches from presidents, provosts, admirals, and politicians;…
  • Apr 24

    This Ain't No Circu

    This Ain't No Circu
    The Wall Street Journal yesterday ran a story on the plight of Cirque de Soleil performers following the death of Sarah Guillot-Guyard, who was killed while performing for the show “Kà”, said to be the most challenging of…
  • Apr 23

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept
    Will California become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a prescription drug formulary for workers’ compensation?By all accounts, it certainly seems so.There is hardly ever a proposed legal change to California's workers'…
Rank this Week: 1249

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 27

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)
    Ronit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, Lawyers and the Legal Profession, (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-19), available at SSRN.John FloodOne of the main concerns of the authors is the structure of the legal profession in which…
  • Apr 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
  • Apr 22

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?
    Michael C. Donaldson, Refuge From The Storm: A Fair Use Safe Harbor For Non-Fiction Works, 59 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 477 (2012), available at SSRN.Pam SamuelsonSo much has been written on the fair use case law in the U.S. that…
Rank this Week: 67

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3918

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1982

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
Rank this Week: 699

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4448

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

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

    Job postings in Georgia

    Job postings in Georgia
     We all like to see job growth in our state. Several jo […] The post Job postings in Georgia appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 22

    Nurses injured on-the-job

    Nurses injured on-the-job
    Healthcare workers have one of the highest rates of inj […] The post Nurses injured on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 20

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American
    In support of the Filipino-American community, The Ramo […] The post Ramos Law supports Filipino-Americans appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1689

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation
    Every year, thousands of people are injured at work who require time off to recover. These people qualify for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, very few people fully understand how workers’ compensation works. These are the…
  • Apr 17

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Distracted drivers killed an average of nine people per day in 2013. That amounts to over 3,000 deaths that could have been easily avoided by simply maintaining focus behind the wheel. Between texting, talking on the phone, and the various…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?
    While we often talk about accident-related injuries on our Web site, when it comes to workers’ compensation claims, you do not actually have to be involved in an accident in order to be entitled to benefits. If you have been ……
Rank this Week: 4326

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

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward
    As our readers know, the EEOC filed two lawsuits last fall against private employers, alleging discrimination against transgender individuals: one case against a medical practice in Florida, and the other against a funeral home operation in…
  • Apr 24

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad
    NOTE: As I breathlessly reported last week, the EEOC has issued its long-awaited proposed rule on employer wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Here is a nicer copy than the one that was available…
  • Apr 17

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?
    Inquiring minds want to know! In the context of a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent court decision says that “regular attendance” is an essential function of the job. But what is…
Rank this Week: 959

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

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

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident
    A recent story in USA Today by Dovie Rice concluded that it should not come as a surprise to Americans that the most hazardous and potentially deadly thing you do every day is to drive your car. Mr. Rice compiled statistics and information…
  • Apr 23

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.3 Million settlement for a surveyor who was injured in a roadway construction site on Interstate 287 in Somerset County when she was struck by a utility vehicle travelling in…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger
    Another brutal winter has resulted in minefields of potholes on our roadways. As the weather warms and we unplug our battery tenders to take to the highways, there are serious dangers lurking for the unwary. Riders always ride with a level of…
Rank this Week: 858

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 23

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?
    Workplace injuries in Homestead are unfortunately all too common. If you are injured at a traditional job, you are usually covered by workers’ compensation coverage. In addition, you may have a civil claim against the employer if the…
  • Apr 21

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault
    Unfortunately, sexual assault on Miami campuses and in homes and public places all across Florida is all too common. According to the CDC, one in five men and one in two women will experience some type of sexual violence during their…
  • Apr 17

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?
    Playgrounds can be a great option for parents with small children. They can be a fun outdoor play area where children can get exercise and fresh air while learning basic social skills. While millions of children use playgrounds without…
Rank this Week: 1871

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
  • Apr 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
  • Apr 20

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring
    Whether you are commuting to work or driving to your spring vacation spot, now that winter is over you will likely see an increase in the number of cars on the road. Here are five tips to help you stay safe in the driver’s seat this…
  • Apr 16

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel,…
Rank this Week: 3308

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: 2800

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 22

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
  • Apr 22

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect
    On March 1, 2015, New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (also known as “Ban the Box”) went into effect.  The Act applies to employers with 15 or more employees over 20 calendar weeks that do business, employ people,…
  • Apr 20

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery
    While most employers take many steps to avoid employment litigation, even the most meticulous of Human Resources departments sometimes find themselves facing a lawsuit in federal or state court. In some respects, technology has made…
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James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie
    Work-related injuries resulting from a fall from a ladder can vary from minor to severe and can even be fatal. Ladder accidents are a common cause of workplace accidents occurring on construction sites. The injuries resulting from a fall from…
  • Apr 20

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?
    Losing a loved one in a work-related accident is an extremely heartbreaking event. This tragedy further felt when you are financially dependent on the person who has passed away. Though no one can replace your lost loved one, the financial…
  • Apr 16

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work
    Among the most serious types of work-related accidents involve heavy machinery and equipment. Equipment accidents can cause severe injuries and render a worker completely disabled for a lifetime. Workers prone to equipment…
Rank this Week: 4289

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 1945

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an advanced practice registered nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
  • Apr 3

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a supervisor of customer services for the Post Office who suffers from major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this…
  • Apr 1

    VETERANS BENEFITS AND FEDERAL WORKERS C0OMPENSATION

    VETERANS BENEFITS AND FEDERAL WORKERS C0OMPENSATION
    Out of our nation’s 2.6 million federal employees, the largest single protected category in federal hiring is the set aside for Veteran’s preference.  This has resulted in nearly 400,000 Veterans being recruited to federal…
Rank this Week: 4846

New York Workers' Compensation…

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano.

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

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case
    Workers’ compensation provides a way for injured workers to receive compensation for their injuries and cover their expenses while they are not able to work. Under the New York Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’…
  • Apr 16

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
    In the case of Myshka v. Electric Boat, the Benefits Review Board recently dealt with the “dollar for dollar” credit due to an employer/carrier for a prior injury. The facts of the case are as follows. The claimant sustained…
  • Apr 7

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Being injured on the job can be a very stressful experience. Unfortunately, many people are injured at work throughout New York State. After such an injury occurs, many people are hesitant to seek support by filing a workers’…
Rank this Week: 4185

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: 2425

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/
  • Apr 20

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury
    Lawmakers from two separate Georgia state committees recently met to discuss a proposal that would slash the amount of time injured workers have to pursue a claim with the state board of workers' compensation. Currently, workers have up to…
  • Apr 12

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule
    Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled the state workers' compensation appeals board erred when it found not compensable the work injuries of a man who suffered severe injury during a truck accident that occurred while he…
  • Apr 6

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied
    Falls are one of the top causes of injury in the workplace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 43 percent of falls over the last decade have involved a ladder. Among construction workers in particular, ladders are involved…
Rank this Week: 5015

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Hit and Run

    Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Hit and Run
    If you are involved in a hit and run accident, there are several steps you can follow to help insure you are protected as much as possible by the law. A hit and run accident is where a driver hits … Continued The post Steps to Take…
  • Apr 13

    Various Levels and Types of Brain Injury Associated with Car Accident

    Various Levels and Types of Brain Injury Associated with Car Accident
    Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injury, second only to falling. The first thing to realize is that Florida is a no-fault state with regards to auto accidents. What that means is that each driver needs ……
  • Apr 6

    What Happens when You’re Involved in a Traumatic Accident

    What Happens when You’re Involved in a Traumatic Accident
    When you’re involved in a traumatic accident, the immediate concern lies in the healing process. If you decide to contact an injury lawyer, it’s likely that you are inquiring about the immediate injury, lost wages,…
Rank this Week: 2458

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/
  • Apr 20

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee
    As reported in NJ.Com, The Boards of Trustees of New Jersey’s largest pension funds plan to launch a probe into how the state awards fees incurred in managing pension fund investments.  The Public Employees Retirement System Board…
  • Apr 16

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern
    As reported by NJ.com, Acting State Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday his “instincts and intuition are certainly pro-body camera” for police in New Jersey, but he has concerns about how their use might infringe on…
  • Apr 13

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer
    As reported in NJ.com, the Camden County Police Department has been testing body cameras for its officers for the past year, according to officials, with the chief hoping to acquire up to 100 cameras “as quickly as…
Rank this Week: 1941

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
  • Mar 31

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker
    Steve Miller ran two articles today in the Nevada Journal on the proposed legislation that would allow injured workers greater rights to choose their treating physicians.  Let’s hope that Nevada’s lawmakers read them and pay…
Rank this Week: 2336

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3789

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 2365

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

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

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2887

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 14

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stres […] From Jail to Bail is a post from: MINICK LAW The post From Jail to Bail appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question
    FAQ about DWI charges in North Carolina - by Blake Marc […] DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions is a post from: MINICK LAW The post DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community
    As part of Minick Law’s Hispanic Community Outrea […] Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law Attorneys present educational…
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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/
  • Apr 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit
    Planning for retirement or dealing with a disability that leaves you unable to continue working is always difficult. Those challenges can increase for participants in Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System. In many ways, SERS…
  • Apr 5

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
  • Apr 1

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed
    If you suffer from depression to the extent that it prohibits your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability.  Temporary sadness would not qualify, as the depression must be chronic, or ongoing.  However,…
Rank this Week: 3181

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
  • Mar 19

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its workplace injury and death data for 2013. The numbers show that work-related deaths dropped 17 percent in 2012 in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area, according to a…
  • Feb 2

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident
    Slip and fall accidents and injuries increase in the winter, especially in the snowy and icy New Jersey weather. Workers are not immune to the increased risk, whether they work indoors or out. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most…
Rank this Week: 2220