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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 16

    Parking Lot Injuries and Workers' Compensation Claim

    Parking Lot Injuries and Workers' Compensation Claim
    One of the more common areas for the occurrence of North Carolina work injuries are parking lots and parking decks. Employees traverse them every day, and yet our Greensboro workers' compensation lawyers know these sites seldom receive the…
  • Apr 13

    Workers' Compensation for Employees in Transit

    Workers' Compensation for Employees in Transit
    There are some Spartanburg workers' compensation claims in which establishing causation or employer liability is fairly simple. These are cases where the worker was clearly at the job site, on the clock and suffered injury in the midst of the…
  • Apr 10

    Self-Inflicted Work Injuries Not Compensable Under South Carolina Law

    Self-Inflicted Work Injuries Not Compensable Under South Carolina Law
    For the most part, if you suffer a work-related injury in South Carolina or some illness that arises out of the course of your duties, you are entitled to workers' compensation benefits. However, there are a few exceptions. One of those…
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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 16

    Defense In Depth On Work Comp Claims: The Employer’s Role

    Defense In Depth On Work Comp Claims: The Employer’s Role
    “Defense in depth” is a principal from conflict theory which promotes using several defenses in coordination instead of seeing them as separate defenses to be used one at a time. Sometimes, the phrase “mutually…
  • Apr 16

    OSHA Does Not Tolerate Disregard For Safety, Imposes Fine

    OSHA Does Not Tolerate Disregard For Safety, Imposes Fine
    Safety on the jobsite will likely become more in focus for a pair of Colorado employers; this after they were levied with a substantial fine.     “OSHA Will Not Tolerate Disregard For Worker Safety”   Reconstruction…
  • Apr 15

    How To Make Unions An Asset To Workers Comp Cost Saving

    How To Make Unions An Asset To Workers Comp Cost Saving
    Many employers may be suspicious of working with unions, thinking that they support the filing of questionable workers’ comp claims. However, in some cases working with labor unions may lead to decreases in workers’ comp costs.…
Rank this Week: 188

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Important Car Recalls to Watch Out For

    Important Car Recalls to Watch Out For
    General Motors, Chrysler and Toyota have all announced safety recalls on some of their vehicles. It is important to keep up with recalls in order to keep yourself and others safe from harm. The recalls are as follows.General Motors recalls…
  • Apr 15

    Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits with Multiple Sclerosi

    Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits with Multiple Sclerosi
    What is Multiple sclerosis?Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. This disease eats away at the protective…
  • Apr 14

    Boating Accidents in Florida (Part 2 of 3)

    Boating Accidents in Florida (Part 2 of 3)
    Last month I wrote about boating accidents in Florida and how liability is attached to the responsible party, as well as how property damages are calculated.  In this next part, I will discuss the personal injury side of boating…
Rank this Week: 941

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 16

    IMR Challenges Communication

    IMR Challenges Communication
    Frances Stevens, 46, sustained an injury Oct. 28, 1997, that required a series of surgeries, including the fusion of her first and second metatarsals. State Compensation Insurance Fund provided her a manual wheelchair, but difficulties moving…
  • Apr 15

    PAYG Efficiency

    PAYG Efficiency
    Workers' compensation and innovation are not usually used in the same sentence.But competition from outside the industry is forcing innovation, and the employer market - the people that actually pay for the insurance - is reaping the…
  • Apr 14

    Long Way Down

    Long Way Down
    Maybe I will, and maybe I won't.I like the ambivalence of that - and that vagary is only possible when I go to Big Sur.The last time my wife and I went to Big Sur a couple of years ago was following a big slide at the north portion of…
Rank this Week: 1301

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

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

    Man Sentenced for FEMA Fraud after Deadly Moore Tornado

    Man Sentenced for FEMA Fraud after Deadly Moore Tornado
    It is April in Oklahoma, and that means the severe weather season is upon us. Sure, spring means warmer weather and sunshine, but here in tornado alley, it also means the impending threat of disaster. In the Sooner State, spring cleaning…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of Unconscious Woman

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of Unconscious Woman
    More than 20 years ago, a student organization created an anti-rape slogan that became known worldwide: No Means No. Since the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS-FCEE) launched the No Means No campaign more than 20 years ago, it has become…
  • Apr 11

    Former Juvenile Affairs Manager Charged with Second Degree Rape

    Former Juvenile Affairs Manager Charged with Second Degree Rape
    In Oklahoma, the age of consent is 16. This means that if a teen has reached the age of 16, he or she can legally consent to sex with anyone else aged 16 or older. Well . . . almost anyone else. State law prohibits sexual contact between…
Rank this Week: 1014

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 16

    Rethinking the Role of Agencies in Private Regulatory Enforcement

    Rethinking the Role of Agencies in Private Regulatory Enforcement
    David Freeman Engstrom, Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers, 123 Yale L. J. 616 (2013).Mark SeidenfeldOver the past several decades, many scholars have weighed in on benefits and detriments of authorizing private parties to sue to enforce…
  • Apr 15

    Employer Retaliation Policies and the Retaliation Catch-22

    Employer Retaliation Policies and the Retaliation Catch-22
    Deborah L. Brake, Retaliation in an EEO World, 89 Ind. L.J. 115 (2014).Alex B. LongWhistleblowers and workplace retaliation victims continue to make headlines in the national media. From Edward Snowden to NFL players Chris Kluwe and…
  • Apr 14

    The Supreme Court Flunks Again

    The Supreme Court Flunks Again
    John H. Langbein, Destructive Federal Preemption of State Wealth Transfer Law in Beneficiary Designation Cases: Hillman Doubles Down on Egelhoff, Vand. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014), available at SSRN.Tom GallanisNearly twenty-five years ago,…
Rank this Week: 517

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    2 Executives Leave G.M. After Wide-Ranging Recall

    2 Executives Leave G.M. After Wide-Ranging Recall
    Corporate scapegoats do not solve the underlying issue of corporate fraud. Today's post was shared by The New York Times and comes from www.nytimes.com DETROIT — In the first major shake-up of General Motors’ senior management…
  • Apr 16

    Prices Soaring for Specialty Drugs, Researchers Find

    Prices Soaring for Specialty Drugs, Researchers Find
    Workers' Compensation insurance covers the FULL cost of prescription drugs.Today's post was shared by The New York Times and comes from www.nytimes.com Even as the cost of prescription drugs has plummeted for many Americans, a small slice of…
  • Apr 15

    ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project

    ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project
    BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has sued a Chicago company over a failed $17 million computer system overhaul.The Workforce Safety and Insurance agency filed its lawsuit last month in state court against Aon…
Rank this Week: 412

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 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
  • Apr 10

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie

    Therapies That Can Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients in Homestead and Other Florida Citie
    Patients with spinal cord injuries in Homestead and across Florida have more hope now than ever before, thanks to new research. Typically, patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury in a traffic collision in Homestead or through another…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital

    Florida Wants to Crack Down on Trauma Fees in State Hospital
    Recent investigative reports by the Tampa Bay Times and I-Team found that trauma patients found that some state hospitals charge very high fees to trauma patients. Attorneys and Rep. Greg Steube of the State House agree that more needs to be…
Rank this Week: 1477

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3853

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 15

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse
    Two construction workers were hospitalized after being injured by the partial collapse of a parking garage. According to a news report in The Republic, the construction accident occurred at New Jersey's William Paterson University in Wayne.…
  • Mar 26

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey
    The calendar may say that the spring season has officially arrived, but the winter weather continues to hold out in New Jersey as snowstorms continue to pass overhead. Despite the chilly temperatures and seemingly inescapable snowfall, at…
  • Mar 20

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident
    Riding a motorcycle in New Jersey can be risky due to dangerous roadway conditions and negligent drivers who may not pay attention to motorcyclists. It is important for all riders to protect themselves by practicing safe riding habits. For…
Rank this Week: 1520

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
  • Mar 27

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran
    The Social Security Administration has announced that effective March 17, 2014, it will expedited disability claims for veterans receiving VA service-connected compensation benefits and who have a rating of 100% "permanent and total"…
  • Feb 27

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing
    The Social Security Administration has announced that it has instituted a new policy aimed at speeding up applications of wounded warriors. The new process applies only to Veterans who were injured after October 1, 2001. Veterans…
Rank this Week: 2187

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 15

    $1.65 Million Settlement for Mother Left Permanently Disabled After A Fall

    $1.65 Million Settlement for Mother Left Permanently Disabled After A Fall
    Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that Shareholder Denise Mariani, member of the firm’s Accident & Personal Injury group, recently negotiated a $1.65 million settlement on behalf of a mother who was left permanently disabled…
  • Apr 15

    Pledge to Share the Road Motorcycle Safety

    Pledge to Share the Road Motorcycle Safety
    A new program titled Pledge to Share the Road is underway through the Motorcycle Safety Coalition. Our attorneys at Stark & Stark support this program and its goal to increase driver awareness of motorcycles and to encourage safe driving…
  • Apr 8

    Misleading Safety Claims Regarding Football Helmets Prompts Lawsuit

    Misleading Safety Claims Regarding Football Helmets Prompts Lawsuit
    Stark & Stark attorneys have filed a putative class action lawsuit against helmet maker Riddell, alleging that advertising claiming its products help reduce concussions was false or misleading. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in…
Rank this Week: 978

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Apr 15

    Corporate Director Fined under OHSA in Safety Belt Case

    Corporate Director Fined under OHSA in Safety Belt Case
    A corporate director of a stucco company has been fined $3,000.00 under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act for failing to ensure that workers used safety belts on elevated work platforms. An inspector caught workers not wearing…
  • Apr 10

    Majority of OHSA Fines in $100,000 to $150,000 Range in Fatality Cases, Court Note

    Majority of OHSA Fines in $100,000 to $150,000 Range in Fatality Cases, Court Note
    In sentencing an employer to a $115,000.00 fine in the case of a tragic workplace death, an Ontario Justice of the Peace has discussed the range of fines against employers convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act in…
  • Apr 8

    Filed Late, Appeal of Inpector’s Order Dismissed

    Filed Late, Appeal of Inpector’s Order Dismissed
    A recent Ontario Labour Relations Board decision illustrates the importance of timely filing of appeals of Ministry of Labour inspectors’ orders.  The OLRB confirmed that that it had no authority to hear late-filed appeals. A…
Rank this Week: 4209

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Utility Workers Fatally Injured in Bourne, MA Crane Accident

    Utility Workers Fatally Injured in Bourne, MA Crane Accident
    Two Massachusetts utility workers were the victims of a tragic fatal crane accident this weekend in Bourne, Massachusetts. The men, who were contracted by NStar, were working 150 feet in the air on electricity lines near the Scenic Highway…
  • Apr 11

    Deceased Worker’s Family Awarded $39 Million after Company Failed to Follow Safety Plan

    Deceased Worker’s Family Awarded $39 Million after Company Failed to Follow Safety Plan
    A Cleveland, Ohio jury has awarded a $39 million verdict against a paving company that sacrificed worker safety to save a few dollars, resulting in the death of a member of the construction crew. The Shelly Company of Thornville, Ohio was…
  • Mar 31

    OSHA Announces National Events for Fall Prevention in Construction

    OSHA Announces National Events for Fall Prevention in Construction
    The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it will host national safety events between June 2 and 6 in an effort to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls on…
Rank this Week: 982

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation
    In Charleston, West Virginia, a motel worker claims he was fired in retaliation for filing for workers' compensation after being injured at work. The worker was assaulted at the motel by another employee. He filed a lawsuit after being…
  • Apr 1

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant
    Five workers were injured on March 31 when an explosion shook a natural gas processing plant in the state of Washington. This blast "sparked a fire and punctured one of the facility's two giant storage tanks for liquefied natural gas." …
  • Mar 18

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident
    At a Ford parts facility in Brownstown Township in Michigan, an accident involving chemicals injured two workers. This happened "when chemicals were added to the waste water treatment of the e-coat process and was contained to a small area.…
Rank this Week: 3809

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 14

    Night Shift Work Causally Linked to an Increase in Breast Cancer

    Night Shift Work Causally Linked to an Increase in Breast Cancer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman, from Jon L Gelman LLC, a respected colleague in New Jersey. Various authors of this blog have covered some of the risks that workers are exposed to on a regular basis. Those risks can…
  • Apr 10

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28
    The writers of this blog spend a lot of time encouraging readers to reflect by thinking about the lives of others who are less fortunate, where each individual reader has been, and where they are headed. We often encourage advocates for…
  • Apr 7

    A Real Me

    A Real Me
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from daviddepaolo.blogspot.com Does fraud really matter? Respected colleague Leonard Jernigan from North Carolina writes a yearly blog post about fraud in workers’…
Rank this Week: 450

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 14

    Workers’ Compensation May Cover Weight Loss Treatment, Surgery

    Workers’ Compensation May Cover Weight Loss Treatment, Surgery
    Gastric bypass is one type of weight loss surgery Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Obesity is a disease that affects Americans in many ways. Workers’ compensation is affected by…
  • Apr 10

    FEMA Extends Deadline For Hurricane Sandy-Related Claims To April 28

    FEMA Extends Deadline For Hurricane Sandy-Related Claims To April 28
    I recently had the pleasure of attending the New Hamilton Beach Civic Association, where I was scheduled to discuss Workers’ Compensation benefits, Social Security Disability, and give updates on Superstorm Sandy. While waiting to…
  • Apr 10

    Not Expanding Medicaid: Deadly Consequence

    Not Expanding Medicaid: Deadly Consequence
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Please take a moment to ready this story out of Pennsylvania: Study: Many Will Die if Medicaid is Not Expanded.   As part of the Affordable Care Act…
Rank this Week: 1379

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 14

    Confidentiality Agreements and Dennis Rodman

    Confidentiality Agreements and Dennis Rodman
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Many defendants, particularly celebrities, often try to keep settlement agreements private and they seek confidentiality as part of the bargain. Dennis…
  • Apr 10

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) has released their publication “Understanding Your Auto Insurance” as an online flip-book. This booklet…
  • Apr 7

    Cancer incidence among firefighters: 45 years of follow-up in five Nordic countries.

    Cancer incidence among firefighters: 45 years of follow-up in five Nordic countries.
    Today’s post was shared by Linda Reinstein and comes from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Abstract OBJECTIVES: Firefighters are potentially exposed to a wide range of known and suspected carcinogens through their work. The objectives of this study…
Rank this Week: 4759

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 14

    Boeing Scores Huge in the Lobbying Game – Will They Lose in the Long Run?

    Boeing Scores Huge in the Lobbying Game – Will They Lose in the Long Run?
    How would you like to spend one dollar for something you really wanted for your family, and get back $7250.00 in tax credits and subsidies to run your household?  Almost like going to Vegas and putting a buck in the slot…
  • Apr 10

    How Attorney Fees Work in Washington Workers’ Compensation Case

    How Attorney Fees Work in Washington Workers’ Compensation Case
    Frequently, Causey Law Firm gets calls from individuals whose cases have been appealed from the Department of Labor & Industries to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals. Most often those individuals have already spoken with one or…
  • Apr 7

    Ten Years with Causey Law Firm – Anniversary Celebration

    Ten Years with Causey Law Firm – Anniversary Celebration
    Causey Law Firm proudly celebrated two 10-year anniversaries recently.  Lauri Watkins joined the firm in November 2003.  Francesca Severini joined the firm on April 1, 2004 – we were no fools.  Both form the strong center…
Rank this Week: 1894

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 14

    Eugenics Bill Deadline — June 30, 2014

    Eugenics Bill Deadline — June 30, 2014
    Victims of North Carolina’s state-sponsored sterilization program have until June 30, 2014 to file claims for compensation through the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Eugenics Asexualization and Sterilization Compensation…
  • Apr 10

    Alternative Ways to Treat Arthritis: Fish Oil and Gin-Soaked Raisins?

    Alternative Ways to Treat Arthritis: Fish Oil and Gin-Soaked Raisins?
    According to the People’s Pharmacy, a popular radio show on National Public Radio, there are less expensive alternatives to joint pain than prescribed medications. Joint pain can be challenging because all the prescribd drugs have side…
  • Apr 7

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) has released their publication “Understanding Your Auto Insurance” as an online flip-book. This booklet…
Rank this Week: 2035

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 14

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement
    A Vietnam veteran and Chicago-area resident will receive a $12 million settlement from the federal government in a medical malpractice case. John Johnson is a Vietnam combat veteran who served in the Army from 1970 to 1971. In 2007, Johnson…
  • Apr 11

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit
    Two Illinois transit districts have claimed immunity in a wrongful death case filed by a woman whose husband was killed while riding his bicycle along a trail. The Agency for Community Transit in Edwardsville and the Madison County Mass…
  • Apr 7

    Federal judge has entered a judgment against the United States in a brain injury case

    Federal judge has entered a judgment against the United States in a brain injury case
    A federal judge has entered a $28 million judgment against the United States in a brain injury case. U.S. District Judge David Herndon entered the judgment in favor of Sean Cobbs — who suffered a severe brain injury when doctors…
Rank this Week: 1208

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Apr 12

    Alabama Court Considers Facts Necessary to Remove Injury from Schedule

    Alabama Court Considers Facts Necessary to Remove Injury from Schedule
    The Court of Appeals recently reversed a trial court’s decision awarding benefits outside of the statutory schedule in American Cast Iron Pipe Company v. Sharon Blackmon. The Court also reversed the trial court’s decision to grant…
  • Apr 12

    Alabama Court Considers Temporary Flare up of a Preexisting Condition

    Alabama Court Considers Temporary Flare up of a Preexisting Condition
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released an opinion wherein it considered the difference between a temporary flare versus a permanent aggravation of a preexisting condition. In Madison Academy v. Hanvey, the plaintiff, worked as…
  • Mar 27

    The Alabama Exclusivity Provision Applied to a Breach of Contract Claim Against Employer

    The Alabama Exclusivity Provision Applied to a Breach of Contract Claim Against Employer
    Sheila W. Austin, as admin. of the estate of Rose W. McMillan v. Providence Hosp. and Sedgwick Claim Management. Services, Inc.   Released March 21, 2014 The deceased employee’s representative appealed Summary Judgment…
Rank this Week: 2815

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 11

    Who needs HR? We all do.

    Who needs HR? We all do.
    An article by Lauren Weber and Rachel Feintzeig in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal caught a lot of attention -- it was about companies that have made the decision to do without a Human Resources function. The idea drew some positive response on…
  • Apr 8

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption
    ROBIN’S NOTE: I am happy to feature as a guest blogger today Tommy Eden from Constangy’s offices in Opelika, Alabama, and West Point, Georgia. Tommy drafts DOT and state-specific drug testing policies for clients nationwide, and…
  • Apr 4

    8 reasons your sexual harassment investigation is better than the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill investigation

    8 reasons your sexual harassment investigation is better than the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill investigation
    Many, many years ago, as an associate, I got to help defend the worst harassment investigation of my career. The entire investigation went essentially like this: MANAGER: "Lucy [not her real name] says you sexually harassed her. Is that…
Rank this Week: 123

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Apr 11

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee
    ms-ohio_bwc_logo.jpg In my own life I have worked to build each day so that the next day is better than the previous one. I have worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. Several of the lawyers at McKenzie &…
  • Jan 6

    Employee Overcomes Common Slip & Fall Defense

    Employee Overcomes Common Slip & Fall Defense
    ms-0hio_7th_court.jpg In February of 2011, Thurman Trowbridge was working as a security guard at Franciscan University when he slipped while coming off of a step.read more
  • Dec 3

    Slip and Fall Case May Set Ohio Precedent for Establishing Liability

    Slip and Fall Case May Set Ohio Precedent for Establishing Liability
    ms-franklin_county_court.jpg Establishing liability in weather-related Ohio slip and fall cases is difficult.read more
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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 11

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony
    In response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to increase line speeds at factories specializing in poultry evisceration, advocates with the Southern Poverty Law Center testified before the Inter-American Commission on Human…
  • Apr 4

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury
    A worker who suffers an on-the-job injury may feel the physical and emotional effects of that incident for many years to come. But even when a worker successfully secures the initial benefits, obtaining coverage for subsequent treatments can…
  • Mar 30

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk
    Last summer, a 21-year-old worker was killed in a Macon crane accident, after the arm of the crane snapped and pinned him against a trailer. Then just recently, crews at an Atlanta sewage plant suffered a scare when a crane collapsed in the…
Rank this Week: 2121

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 11

    Fresh Health Wonk Review posted at Healthcare Lighthouse

    Fresh Health Wonk Review posted at Healthcare Lighthouse
    Check out the freshly posted Health Wonk Review - The April Fools' Edition at Healthcare Lighthouse. Think we're a little late on the date? Nope. Host Billy Wynne says the spirit of April Fools' lives on as the blogosphere's smartest health…
  • Apr 9

    Zohydro ER Vs. Deval Patrick: The Latest Gunfight at the OK Corral

    Zohydro ER Vs. Deval Patrick: The Latest Gunfight at the OK Corral
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged that prescription drug overdoses are now the leading cause of injury-related death in America, surpassing auto accidents. Couple that with the Agency's approval last October of…
  • Apr 9

    Wearable technologies: the next frontier in workplace safety

    Wearable technologies: the next frontier in workplace safety
    The use of health monitors and fitness trackers have exploded in recent years -- but expect the next frontier in wearable technologies to be in the workplace. The implications for worker safety and productivity are promising. While Google…
Rank this Week: 706

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
  • Apr 11

    Silicosis Work Injuries in Massachusett

    Silicosis Work Injuries in Massachusett
    Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a company in the Midwest for failing to assess worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust, failing to give workers appropriate eye…
  • Apr 7

    Submitting Additional Medical Records in Massachusett

    Submitting Additional Medical Records in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts reviewing board decision (Douglas Cooks v. Starbucks), a worker appealed from an administrative judge’s denial of total incapacity benefits and award of continuing partial capacity benefits. The employee argued…
  • Apr 4

    Discontinuing Benefits in Massachusetts Workers’ Comp Case

    Discontinuing Benefits in Massachusetts Workers’ Comp Case
    In Massachusetts, workers’ compensation benefits that are continued over a period of many years can be subject to an insurer’s request for discontinuation if the insurer believes there is no longer a causal connection…
Rank this Week: 4182

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 10

    What Homeowners Need To Know About Swimming Pool Liability

    What Homeowners Need To Know About Swimming Pool Liability
      With the onset of spring here in South Coast Mass, thoughts of warm weather, the beach, and swimming pools may begin coming into your head. You may be considering installing a pool in your backyard this year, or you may already…
  • Apr 9

    Employer Negligence: What Protection Is There For Employees?

    Employer Negligence: What Protection Is There For Employees?
    Many forms of employment carry risks. One of the most dangerous forms of work is the construction field. Construction sites are full of dangerous activities for workers, and onsite injuries are common in the construction field. One of the…
  • Apr 4

    Why Use A Lawyer?

    Why Use A Lawyer?
    We have written many blogs on subjects recommending that an attorney be consulted in order to protect your rights. If you or a loved one recently been charged with a crime in Massachusetts, as the defendant you may feel that given the time to…
Rank this Week: 3182

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 9

    Excellent Information for Gun Owner

    Excellent Information for Gun Owner
     My neighbor, Carey Colt Payne, was telling me about his new website on laws pertaining to the ownership and transfer of firearms.  Carey is a highly respected probate attorney in Las Vegas who is a descendant of the famous maker of…
  • Apr 9

    Watch What You Post on Facebook When Injured

    Watch What You Post on Facebook When Injured
     Think twice about posting those photos of you playing softball at your family reunion last weekend if you have an open workers' compensation claim.  Your Facebook photos or Twitter posts about what you are doing could be ammunition…
  • Mar 31

    Representing Yourself at Hearings on Your Nevada Comp Claim

    Representing Yourself at Hearings on Your Nevada Comp Claim
        For those people who want or who must represent themselves at the first level of hearings, you need to read the Rules of Practice.  These are the rules that the hearing officers expect attorneys and hearing advocates to…
Rank this Week: 1035

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    What To Do When Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Your Necessary Medical Care?

    What To Do When Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Your Necessary Medical Care?
    In Massachusetts, when you are injured on the job and your work injury requires medical care, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer is responsible for paying for 100% of any reasonable and necessary medical…
  • Jan 13

    A Safe Workplace: A Requirement Benefiting Employees and Employer

    A Safe Workplace: A Requirement Benefiting Employees and Employer
    The United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has created a health and safety module for employers to follow which is aimed to help reduce workplace injuries to their employees. As…
  • Dec 26

    DURING WINTER, MORE AWARENESS REQUIRED ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

    DURING WINTER, MORE AWARENESS REQUIRED ON CONSTRUCTION SITES
    Many Massachusetts and Boston area construction projects require work to be performed outdoors during our region’s harsh winter months.  Construction workers are required to work in brutal winter weather conditions, such as extreme…
Rank this Week: 4013

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 9

    What is the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Form MSC8?

    What is the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Form MSC8?
    North Carolina Industrial Commission Form MSC8 is a mediated or compromised settlement agreement. This mediated settlement agreement sets forth the terms of the settlement agreement in a workers’ compensation case in North Carolina. The…
  • Apr 7

    What Is A Form MSC2 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form MSC2 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    A Form MSC2 is a form used for the North Carolina Industrial Commission. It is a petition or request for an order referring a case or claim to a mediated settlement conference. This form request that the Industrial Commission order the case…
  • Apr 4

    The Dangers of Cosigning On A Debt

    The Dangers of Cosigning On A Debt
    Should you cosign on a debt for a friend or family? Cosigning on a debt is almost never recommended. However, it’s a tough decision sometimes when you have friends or family that need you to cosign on a debt to receive the necessary…
Rank this Week: 851

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
Rank this Week: 1096

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

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

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Apr 8

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life
    The hunt continues for the driver of a white, late model pickup truck in Georgia. Officials say the motorist is responsible for callously striking two young children in DeKalb County Saturday afternoon as they waited on the sidewalk, near the…
  • Mar 31

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year
    In recent years, many states, including the state of Georgia, have placed an even greater emphasis on the importance of curbing instances of distracted and drunken driving. Millions of dollars have spent on ad campaigns designed to directly…
  • Feb 25

    Father Charged in Death of Own Child in Smyrna, Georgia DUI Car Accident

    Father Charged in Death of Own Child in Smyrna, Georgia DUI Car Accident
    Fatal car accidents occurring as the result of a motorist driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are always tragic. Just as unfortunate, is when the resulting car crash claims not only the lives of other, innocent motorists but also…
Rank this Week: 1893

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania
    In a recent case a father and daughter appealed from an order dismissing their professional negligence complaint against a hospital. The case arose when an adult woman (Dawn Martin) was brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt in 2012.…
  • Apr 7

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case
    In a recent non-precedential case, a 58-year-old woman appealed an order entering summary judgment in favor of a management company in a Pennsylvania personal injury and premises liability suit. The case arose when the woman was walking…
  • Mar 23

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania
    In a recent non-precedential case, a man appealed from an order granting summary judgment to Thiele Manufacturing. The man was hurt while working for his employer American Roofing, Inc. He fell through a fiberglass skylight on the roof of a…
Rank this Week: 2970

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury, and government law. By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC.

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Apr 7

    Maximum Medical Improvement in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

    Maximum Medical Improvement in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a recent case, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals considered whether a claimant who had reached maximum medical improvement could receive temporary total disability benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The case arose when…
  • Apr 7

    Can Lay Witnesses Testify at Your SSI Hearing?

    Can Lay Witnesses Testify at Your SSI Hearing?
    An experienced Maryland attorney can put together lay witnesses to testify on your behalf should you be required to appear at an SSI hearing. Lay witnesses can help your case by testifying as to real and significant limitations you…
  • Apr 7

    Can An SSDI Judge Disregard Treating Physicians’ Opinions?

    Can An SSDI Judge Disregard Treating Physicians’ Opinions?
    A recent federal case arose after a plaintiff brought a claim for social security disability benefits. He was injured in a car accident in 2004. At first he complained of neck and back pain, which seemed to improve with physical therapy. His…
Rank this Week: 4158

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help
    There are now many different types of smartphone applications that aim to help parents, coaches and others on the sidelines manage athletes who suffer a concussion. Although the influx of different apps is promising and indeed very helpful,…
  • Apr 3

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation
    Wage, hour and overtime lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on the recent lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) over long-standing wage violations. The suit now includes former players from 17 different minor league teams, and…
  • Apr 2

    Worker Nearly Killed by Chainsaw Kickback

    Worker Nearly Killed by Chainsaw Kickback
    A tree service worker in Pennsylvania is alive to tell a horrifying tale. The 21-year-old was just released from the hospital after his own chainsaw tore into his shoulder and neck, missing vital arteries by mere centimeters. Workers'…
Rank this Week: 484

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/
  • Apr 6

    Do You Have To Attend A Minnesota Workers Compensation Independent Medical Examinations?

    Do You Have To Attend A Minnesota Workers Compensation Independent Medical Examinations?
    "Independent Medical Examinations" are never independent.  As my friends from the Olympia Washington law firm WWO Law demonstrate in the video they created, most IME doctors have an agenda.  First an foremost to supplement their…
  • Mar 10

    You Just Suffered A Work Related Rotator Cuff Injury. What Should You Do Now?

    You Just Suffered A Work Related Rotator Cuff Injury. What Should You Do Now?
    There are many different types of shoulder injuries but as with all injuries, you need to report your injury to your supervisor or manager immediately.  Then seek medical attention and PLEASE for your sake tell everyone you see at the…
  • Mar 7

    Should You Choose A Minnesota Workers Compensation Attorney Based On A Website?

    Should You Choose A Minnesota Workers Compensation Attorney Based On A Website?
    NO.  Let me emphasize this; absolutely NOT.  Websites are useful to obtain answers to some of your questions and to get a sense of the law firm but you really need to look for answers to the following questions and if you don't find…
Rank this Week: 2047

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers workers compensation and personal injury law. By Michael J. Sudekum.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Pharmaceutical Update

    Pharmaceutical Update
    I spent April 3-4, 2014 in Houston at the Texas Trial Lawyers Association at their Second Annual Pharmaceutical Conference and Medical Device Seminar. Some of the topics relevant to our clients include: - Testosterone Therapy Litigation -…
  • Dec 31

    MDL Sought against Popular Statin - Lipitor

    MDL Sought against Popular Statin - Lipitor
    Lipitor is one of the most commonly prescribed statin medications used to treat high cholesterol in adults. It has been one of the world's best selling prescription medications and a large source of revenue for its manufacturer, Pfizer.…
  • Dec 27

    Thank you for a rewarding 2013

    Thank you for a rewarding 2013
    I wanted to take a moment and thank my family, friends and my clients for a rewarding 2013. I really do appreciate the opportunity to represent you and help you navigate the complex and stressful legal issues that you are facing. I am…
Rank this Week: 5000

Missouri Workers Compensation…

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri work injuries and workers' compensation claims. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.missouriworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    Managing medical treatment issues as a Missouri workers' compensation claimant

    Managing medical treatment issues as a Missouri workers' compensation claimant
    According to Missouri's Workers' Compensation Law, your employer has the right to choose the injured employee's health care provider. Most employers will then delegate that responsibility to their insurance carrier. However, this does not…
  • Mar 3

    Dealing with a workplace injury? 5 FAQs answered for Missouri worker

    Dealing with a workplace injury? 5 FAQs answered for Missouri worker
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of an on-the-job injury can be overwhelming and confusing for injury victims and their loved ones. On top of dealing with the physical and emotional trauma of the injury,…
  • Feb 14

    Download our free Missouri Work Comp App!

    Download our free Missouri Work Comp App!
    The aftermath of a workplace injury can be an overwhelming, confusing time: after all, injured workers have several issues to consider, and it can be hard to know where to begin. If you've been injured on the job and you're looking for a…
Rank this Week: 4982

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 4

    Federal Judge Dismisses EEOC Complaint Claiming "No Dreadlocks" Policy Discriminates Based on Race

    Federal Judge Dismisses EEOC Complaint Claiming "No Dreadlocks" Policy Discriminates Based on Race
    Previously we told you that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was suing an Alabama insurance company for allegedly discriminating against African American job applicants because the company's grooming policy prohibited…
  • Mar 30

    Supreme Court Clarifies that Severance Payments are Taxable

    Supreme Court Clarifies that Severance Payments are Taxable
    This post was contributed by Tony D. Dick, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Columbus, Ohio. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously (Justice Kagan recused herself) in United…
  • Mar 28

    Employers Can Still Discipline Employees for Legal Drug Use

    Employers Can Still Discipline Employees for Legal Drug Use
    Jennifer E. Will, a Member in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was recently featured on WGAL News Channel 8 in a feature regarding employers' rights to discipline…
Rank this Week: 1770

Workplace Safety Blog

Workplace Safety Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Workplace Safety Task Force.

http://www.workplacesafety-blog.com/
  • Apr 4

    DEFENDANTS ORDERED TO PAY PLAINTIFF $7.25 MILLION IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION INVOLVING EXPOSOSURE TO ASBESTOS

    DEFENDANTS ORDERED TO PAY PLAINTIFF $7.25 MILLION IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION INVOLVING EXPOSOSURE TO ASBESTOS
    The jury awarded a plaintiff in an asbestos lawsuit $7.25 million in his case against RSCC Wire & Cable. The lawsuit was filed by the family of a shipbuilder that died due to mesothelioma. The family was won survival damages and wrongful…
  • Mar 21

    FORMER EMPLOYEE'S ESTATE SUES CHEVRON FOR NEGLIGENT EXPOSURE TO BENZENE

    FORMER EMPLOYEE'S ESTATE SUES CHEVRON FOR NEGLIGENT EXPOSURE TO BENZENE
    A Chevron U.S.A. employee's surviving son and daughter are suing the company on behalf of their father for gross negligence. The Plaintiffs allege that Chevron knowingly exposed their father, Joseph Guidry, to carcinogenic chemicals and that…
  • Mar 17

    EMPLOYEE WHO WAS CRUSHED TO DEATH ANTICIPATED HIS DEMISE FOR MONTHS

    EMPLOYEE WHO WAS CRUSHED TO DEATH ANTICIPATED HIS DEMISE FOR MONTHS
    Frank Johnson Sr., a worker at Republic Steel in Lorain, Ohio, had worried for four or five months right before his death that "somebody is going to get killed" on the job and he hoped "it ain't me." Tragically, Mr. Johnson's fears came true…
Rank this Week: 2194

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3429

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 1

    The Current State of the Interest Arbitration Process: A Fractured System

    The Current State of the Interest Arbitration Process: A Fractured System
    In accordance with a report issued by NJ.Com, more than 40 towns and counties filed petitions to compel compulsory interest arbitration in anticipation of the expiration of what is commonly referred to as the "2% cap" law. Today, April 1,…
  • Mar 27

    Legislature To Vote On Extension Of Arbitration Cap for Police, Fire

    Legislature To Vote On Extension Of Arbitration Cap for Police, Fire
    As reported by northjersey.com, top Democratic lawmakers are rushing to extend the cap on police and firefighter pay raises that some say has helped keep property tax bills in check. But local officials say the bill expected to be voted on…
  • Mar 25

    Christie Retroactively Cuts Pension Payment

    Christie Retroactively Cuts Pension Payment
    This is a very interesting article regarding how Governor Christie employed some "fuzzy math" to reduce the State's legally mandated pension payment. NJSPOTLIGHT
Rank this Week: 620

California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

http://www.californiacompblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation
    The Appeals Board has issued a proposed en banc decision addressing whether the original panel QME or AME must be used to address subsequent dates of injury. In Ismael Navarro v. City of Montebello, the Appeals Board proposed holding the…
  • Mar 3

    Appeals Board Limits Applicability of Independent Medical Review

    Appeals Board Limits Applicability of Independent Medical Review
    The Appeals Board has issued an en banc decision addressing the WCAB’s jurisdiction to resolve medical disputes and the applicability of Independent Medical Review. In Jose Dubon v. World Restoration, Inc.; and State Compensation…
  • Jan 20

    Third District Weighs in on Almaraz/Guzman

    Third District Weighs in on Almaraz/Guzman
    The California Court of Appeal, Third District, recently weighed in on rating by analogy pursuant to the Almaraz/Guzman decision. In City of Sacramento v. WCAB (Cannon), the applicant was suffering from plantar fasciitis, a painful foot…
Rank this Week: 2903

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    In Virginia is every accident at work compensable?

    In Virginia is every accident at work compensable?
    In Virginia not every accident at work results in a compensable accident. These are some that are not recognized under Virginia law:1.  If you stumble on a stairway at work but nothing at work contributes to the fall such as a wet spot,…
  • Feb 2

    Is slipping on wet pavement a compensable accident under Virginia Workers' Compensation law?

    Is slipping on wet pavement a compensable accident under Virginia Workers' Compensation law?
    I once had a case in which an RN was hurrying across the street from a church parking lot to St. Mary's Hospital where she worked. The Hospital had rented space in the church parking lot for its employees. The RN slipped on the wet pavement…
  • Feb 2

    Since it is the Super Bowl today, one wonders if an NFL football player can get workers' compensation?

    Since it is the Super Bowl today, one wonders if an NFL football player can get workers' compensation?
    In Virginia a Redskin football player asked for worker's compensation for his knee injury suffered in a Redskin game. The insurance company denied the claim on the novel theory that a football injury was not an "accident" rather it was an…
Rank this Week: 4075