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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/
  • Mar 4

    Two New Major Reports on Workers' Comp

    Two New Major Reports on Workers' Comp
    In what can be nothing other than a coordinated move, both OSHA and ProPublica today released major reports targeting similar workers' comp issues. ProPublica's report was co-produced with National Public Radio. The Demolition of Workers'…
  • Feb 27

    Health Wonk Review & a roundup of other noteworthy new

    Health Wonk Review & a roundup of other noteworthy new
    David Williams has posted Health Wonk Review: Happy 10th anniversary edition at Health Business Blog. There's a great crop of articles - plus, kudos to David, he is celebrating his 10-year blogging anniversary. If you're interested in the…
  • Feb 26

    WCRI, Inside Baseball in California, Patient Records in New Jersey and Who's Managing What Care

    WCRI, Inside Baseball in California, Patient Records in New Jersey and Who's Managing What Care
    The WCRI Annual Issues and Research Conference gets underway a week from today in Boston. The conference and Lynch Ryan are each in their 31st year, but, truth to tell, the first WCRI conference could have been held in a telephone booth (not…
Rank this Week: 596

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: 2701

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Mar 4

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
  • Sep 15

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off
    You might think that if your employer is paying weekly benefits and has paid for medical care, you are not likely to have any significant disputes in your work injury case. As the case I am about to discuss shows, […] The post How…
Rank this Week: 4992

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 4

    Lenovo Computers Are Programmed To Spy On You!

    Lenovo Computers Are Programmed To Spy On You!
    I hope Lenovo goes bankrupt fighting the thousands of lawsuits Superfish is going to cause them!  They deserve it!  ABC News broke a story that is driving me crazy.  We are investigating an upcoming class action case against…
  • Mar 3

    Who Does an Auto Insurance Policy Cover?

    Who Does an Auto Insurance Policy Cover?
    Auto insurance policies cover different people in different ways. So, when you ask who an auto insurance policy covers it depends on which insurance you’re talking about. Each car involved in an accident is going to have a…
  • Mar 2

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition

    Treating Physicians Are Entitled To Expert Witness Fees for PIP Deposition
    Insurance companies request depositions of the treating physician in most personal injury protection (PIP) cases. The medical treatment rendered and the reason for performing the medical services are the central issues for treating physician…
Rank this Week: 936

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 4

    Workplace Wellness and On-site Chiropractic Services: Is There a Chiropractor in the House?

    Workplace Wellness and On-site Chiropractic Services: Is There a Chiropractor in the House?
    By Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations   Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including most commonly sprains and strains, accounted for a whopping 33 percent of all workplace injury and illness cases as…
  • Mar 4

    Pair of Calif. Employers Cited after Electrocution Fatalitie

    Pair of Calif. Employers Cited after Electrocution Fatalitie
    The loss of two workers has led to some stiff fines for a pair of employers.   During the same week of July 2014, two of California’s young workers were killed and one seriously injured in separate accidents involving contact with…
  • Mar 3

    Handling Chiropractic Claims in Workers’ Compensation

    Handling Chiropractic Claims in Workers’ Compensation
    Chiropractic care continues to cause claim management teams problems in workers’ compensation claims.  Based upon these issues, it is important to even the most seasoned claim handler to understand how to deal with these…
Rank this Week: 373

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 5031

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/
  • Mar 4

    Non-Competitive Damage

    Non-Competitive Damage
    If workers' compensation benefits were adequate to satisfy Nina Pham, would she still pursue a civil lawsuit against the parent company of her employer?Pham was the first nurse infected with Ebola in the United States. She contracted the…
  • Mar 3

    Employee Opt Out

    Employee Opt Out
    Texas and Oklahoma permit employers to opt out of participating in those state workers' compensation systems. A bill in Tennessee is pending on the same topic, and I suspect that this is a trend that will spread to many other states over the…
  • Mar 2

    Option Necrosi

    Option Necrosi
    Last week I published a couple of posts on bad faith lawsuits in workers' compensation - whether they belonged or not.The first post was an overview of states that allowed civil claims against workers' compensation claims payers to correct…
Rank this Week: 1102

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

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

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 1518

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/
  • Mar 4

    Big Data and Deterrence

    Big Data and Deterrence
    Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black, The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law: Evidence from Medical Malpractice Reform, available at SSRN.Nora EngstromIn a provocative new piece, Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black address one of the most stubborn…
  • Mar 3

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?
    Chris William Sanchirico, As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Omri MarianAs I was sitting down to draft this review of Chris Sanchirico’s paper, I…
  • Mar 2

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution
    Gavin Wright, Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South (2013).Christopher SchmidtQuantitative scholars too often seem intent on sucking the complexities and nuances out of history. Sometimes,…
Rank this Week: 311

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/
  • Mar 3

    New York Immigration Lawyers Assisting with Employment Visa

    New York Immigration Lawyers Assisting with Employment Visa
    Immigration issues can be complex and nuanced. Every year, the government allows a number of people to come to the United States for employment purposes. This, to many, signifies a better life and greater opportunities. However, when you…
  • Feb 24

    Products Liability Law in New York

    Products Liability Law in New York
    At the Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, we represent people who have been injured by defective and dangerous products in the state of New York. Our highly skilled attorneys have extensive experience handling complicated product liability…
  • Jan 7

    New York Bankruptcy Exemption

    New York Bankruptcy Exemption
    When an individual is filing for bankruptcy, it is natural to wonder about what things he or she can keep, like a house, car, or retirement account. Federal and state laws provide certain exemptions that allow a debtor to…
Rank this Week: 4114

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/
  • Mar 3

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie

    Nurses Face Frightening Job Injuries in Homestead and Other Citie
    Health care workers face many job-related injuries in Homestead and across Florida, but nurses are among the workers that seem to suffer the most. Nurses report about 35,000 back injuries and other serious injuries each year, according to the…
  • Feb 27

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone

    Staying Safe When Driving Alone
    Driving alone is a fact of life, whether you are running errands, heading to classes, or simply going for a drive along the coast. When you don’t have passengers, however, you may be more at risk of certain crimes, such as muggings or…
  • Feb 24

    Beach Safety Tip

    Beach Safety Tip
    Miami and surrounding areas have some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Each year, residents and visitors alike flock to these beaches in order to enjoy themselves. While most beachgoers leave with a suntan and some great…
Rank this Week: 1330

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/
  • Mar 3

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie
    The country's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, recently announced that it was tightening the rules around hysterectomies and the use of power morcellators. Doctors will not have to gain specific authorization to perform surgeries…
  • Feb 27

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"
    The FDA recently warned health care providers that improperly sterilized scopes are infecting patients with deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. The so-called "super bug" has already killed dozens of patients and caused hundreds others to fall…
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
Rank this Week: 387

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job
    Did you know that if your work requires you to drive, or if you are driving for any reason to benefit your employer and you are injured in a car accident you can file a workers’ compensation claim? Most people assume they would just use…
  • Feb 20

    Cold Injuries On The Job

    Cold Injuries On The Job
    With temperatures well below zero across much of Pennsylvania, most people are staying inside to keep warm and beat the weather. However, for many workers in PA this isn’t possible when they have to work. There are plenty of jobs that…
  • Feb 10

    Store In Mechanicsburg Faces Charges For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Store In Mechanicsburg Faces Charges For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    On The Run Mart Inc., a convenience store in Mechanicsburg PA, is facing charges for operating almost two years without having any workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. The Vice President of the company, Sultan Bhatti,…
Rank this Week: 1376

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/
  • Mar 3

    The new “us”!

    The new “us”!
    We are delighted to announce that the law firm formerly known as Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, is now Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, as internationally-recognized labor and employment attorney Don Prophete and 12 other…
  • Feb 27

    This ‘n’ that from the world of the workplace

    This ‘n’ that from the world of the workplace
    Religious accommodation, the Oscars, non-competes, social media, Brian Williams versus Bill O’Reilly, workplace violence, and inspirational employees — we have it all today! Here are some links about recent news and court…
  • Feb 23

    New FMLA rule will give rights to same-sex spouses based on “place of celebration”

    New FMLA rule will give rights to same-sex spouses based on “place of celebration”
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced today its Final Rule changing the definition of “spouse” in the Family and Medical Leave Act to include most same-sex married couples. I blogged about the proposed rule in…
Rank this Week: 1675

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/
  • Mar 3

    Thomas v. 5 Star Transportation - Fatal Work Crash, Common-Law Spousal Entitlement, Disputed

    Thomas v. 5 Star Transportation - Fatal Work Crash, Common-Law Spousal Entitlement, Disputed
    When it comes to workers' compensation law, states have varying applications with regard to disputed issues. In general, though, what must be proven is the injury or illness was caused or compounded by work-related duties or functions, and…
  • Feb 28

    Sullwold v. Salvation Army - Heart Attack at Home Deemed Compensable

    Sullwold v. Salvation Army - Heart Attack at Home Deemed Compensable
    In most cases, injuries that happen at home or are attributed to an internal, personal condition will not be compensated through workers' compensation insurance. That's because injuries must arise out of and in the course of one's employment.…
  • Feb 22

    Moore v. K-Mart Corp. - Treatment for Toxic Metals Exposure Compensable

    Moore v. K-Mart Corp. - Treatment for Toxic Metals Exposure Compensable
    A woman who became ill as a result of exposure to toxic heavy metals while working to restore furniture for a large chain store was recently awarded compensation for necessary treatments at her doctor's office. In Moore v. K-Mart Corp., the…
Rank this Week: 2115

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    How Do You Dispute A Debt On Your Credit Report?

    How Do You Dispute A Debt On Your Credit Report?
    Errors in credit reporting can be detrimental to an individual’s financial health and stability. New lines of credit can be denied or offered at inflated interest rates because of incorrect negative information provided by even one of…
  • Feb 24

    What Is A Form 42 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form 42 in Workers’ Compensation?
    A Form 42 is an application for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem, a person the court appoints to represent the best interests of a child  or someone who is incompetent in a case. This form is used when a plaintiff in a case is an infant…
  • Feb 17

    Should I Tell Creditors I’m Filing Bankruptcy?

    Should I Tell Creditors I’m Filing Bankruptcy?
    When it comes to filing a bankruptcy, one of the most frequently asked questions are “what should I tell my creditor’s after I have decided to file a bankruptcy?” One of the main issues that people with unsecured debt…
Rank this Week: 1420

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Mar 3

    Rushing and injuries on-the-job

    Rushing and injuries on-the-job
     The Hazards of Hurrying Let’s face it: we live in a wo […] The post Rushing and injuries on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Feb 27

    Super Lawyers 2015

    Super Lawyers 2015
    We’re proud to announce that attorney Bryan Ramos has b […] The post Super Lawyers 2015 appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Feb 24

    Falls in Icy Parking Lot

    Falls in Icy Parking Lot
    We’re gearing up for icy weather again here in the metr […] The post Falls in Icy Parking Lots appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 2601

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 464

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against Kmart after woman dies from infected cut

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against Kmart after woman dies from infected cut
    The family of a woman who died from an infection after suffering a cut to her leg from a shelf in an Illinois Kmart has filed a wrongful death claim against the retail corporation. The lawsuit alleges that Dolores Thompson was using a…
  • Mar 2

    Personal Injury Claim Cites FitBit Data

    Personal Injury Claim Cites FitBit Data
    Wearable devices that track the movements of users to help them with personal fitness goals can also produce evidence that can be used in personal injury lawsuits. The first known case to use data from the popular FitBit device is now…
  • Mar 2

    Families of Newtown school shooting victims file wrongful death claim notice

    Families of Newtown school shooting victims file wrongful death claim notice
    Ten families affected by the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bushmaster, the company that made the Bushmaster AR-15 that Adam Lanza used to kill six adults and 20 children at Sandy Hook…
Rank this Week: 2234

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    ADA Claim Brought by Claustrophobic Attorney Allowed to Proceed

    ADA Claim Brought by Claustrophobic Attorney Allowed to Proceed
    This post was contributed by Adam L. Santucci, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. When the Americans with Disabilities Act definition of "disability" was…
  • Feb 16

    You’re fired! Want to continue to work for us as an Independent Contractor?

    You’re fired! Want to continue to work for us as an Independent Contractor?
    This post was contributed by Jennifer E. Will, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. If you do, you’ll need to sign a release and waive all of your…
  • Feb 16

    You're fired! Want to continue to work for us as an Independent Contractor?

    You're fired! Want to continue to work for us as an Independent Contractor?
    This post was contributed by Jennifer E. Will, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. If you do, you'll need to sign a release and waive all of your employment law…
Rank this Week: 1703

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4217

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Mar 2

    Real & Potential Dangers for Uber User

    Real & Potential Dangers for Uber User
    In 2009, the San Francisco based ride sharing app, “Uber,” was founded.  When the app was launched in 2010, it changed metropolitan travel.  As of December 16, 2014, Uber was available in 53 countries and more than 200…
  • Feb 27

    Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update

    Workers’ Compensation Case Law Update
    In 2014, the Camden County Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Committee presented a seminar on the topic of commuting injuries in workers’ compensation cases.  As co-chair of this committee, I was one of the…
  • Feb 26

    Hurt at Work? Be Careful What You Post Online

    Hurt at Work? Be Careful What You Post Online
    If you have been injured at work and suffered a permanent injury, what you put on the internet can hurt your attempts to obtain medical treatment, out of work benefits, and even a settlement for your injuries. Insurance carriers are using the…
Rank this Week: 2337

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2159

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/
  • Mar 2

    Injured Texas worker awarded $5.3 million

    Injured Texas worker awarded $5.3 million
    In April of 2007 Charles Robison, a worker for Texas-based West Star Transportation, suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling headfirst off an unevenly loaded flatbed trailer. At the time of the accident, West Star had…
  • Feb 26

    Looking Forward, Looking Back

    Looking Forward, Looking Back
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov There are some days you’ll never forget, and for me, today is one of them. It’s my last day as assistant secretary of labor for disability…
  • Feb 19

    Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Accounts and Supplemental Coverage

    Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Accounts and Supplemental Coverage
    When an injured worker is a Medicare beneficiary due to age or disability, a Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) account will often be required as part of a settlement  of their workers’ compensation claim. …
Rank this Week: 1687

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Kettle Falls cedar mill fined more than $150,000 for safety violations in connection with worker injury The Columbia Cedar mill in Kettle Falls has been fined $151,800…
  • Feb 26

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm.   In 1954 while working at the National Institute of Mental Health, Neuroscientist John C. Lilly developed a sensory-deprivation flotation tank in…
  • Feb 23

    Refusing Medicaid Expansion Could Hurt Wisconsin Financially

    Refusing Medicaid Expansion Could Hurt Wisconsin Financially
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Check out this brief article about the financial impact for states that are refusing Medicaid expansion.  The summary: “In other words, the…
Rank this Week: 1871

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 2

    Public Employees, Claim Your World Trade Center Disability Law Benefit

    Public Employees, Claim Your World Trade Center Disability Law Benefit
    January 2015 is a milestone for me as it marks my 25th anniversary as an attorney. It is always imperative to keep up with changes in the laws, particularly those impacting injured workers as I focus on Workers’ Compensation claims. I…
  • Feb 2

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation

    James Brown and Attorney/Client Relation
    Artist James Brown Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. If you haven’t seen the recent movie or HBO documentary on James Brown, you should check it out. He made me think about these…
  • Jan 29

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Have you noticed a suspicious vehicle lurking in your neighborhood lately, or is there a stranger that seems to be everywhere you go? If you have an…
Rank this Week: 1655

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 2

    OSHA: Nebraska Construction Company Ignored Safety Requirement

    OSHA: Nebraska Construction Company Ignored Safety Requirement
    OSHA recently wrapped up an investigation that stemmed from a September 2014 incident in Grand Island, Nebraska, where “a 42-year-old worker fell 16 feet to his death and a 25-year-old co-worker suffered serious injuries after their…
  • Feb 26

    NPR: Brain Affects Pain

    NPR: Brain Affects Pain
    Pain and chronic pain is a topic that many of our clients experience as a reality every day. This fairly recent National Public Radio report gives more details about what some of the research shows in reference to the brain and pain. Although…
  • Feb 23

    Norfolk, Nebraska, Manufacturer Cited by OSHA with 15 Safety Violation

    Norfolk, Nebraska, Manufacturer Cited by OSHA with 15 Safety Violation
    Today’s blog post is information that comes from a news release at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Here’s a link to the original news release. I found this release from…
Rank this Week: 614

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 2

    This Chair-Free Office Bans Sitting

    This Chair-Free Office Bans Sitting
    Today’s post was shared by The Green Workplace and comes from www.fastcodesign.com Even though it’s now old news that sitting is killing us all, people still sit a whole lot, especially at office jobs. Standing desks are one…
  • Feb 26

    After her husband’s death, widow warns burn pits used in Iraq may cause deadly cancer

    After her husband’s death, widow warns burn pits used in Iraq may cause deadly cancer
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.kshb.com KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The widow of a Raytown veteran killed by a rare and aggressive cancer says she’s convinced her husband’s illness was brought on by…
  • Feb 23

    Underpaid, overworked and far to go: the Obama administration’s conscience for women at work

    Underpaid, overworked and far to go: the Obama administration’s conscience for women at work
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from www.theguardian.com Within the US Department of Labor, there is a little-known bureau: the Women’s bureau. Since 1920, the bureau has focused on tracking and supporting…
Rank this Week: 2804

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order
    An Oklahoma City woman is accused of stalking and violating a protective order filed against her by her ex-boyfriend in December. Court records show an emergency order of protection was served to Lisa Lynn Harris, 51, on December 10, and two…
  • Feb 27

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case
    Isaiah G. Tryon is accused of brutally stabbing to death his 19-year-old girlfriend in front of horrified onlookers at an Oklahoma City bus stop. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the 25-year-old man, calling the 2012 murder…
  • Feb 23

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide
Rank this Week: 3811

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Snow, Ice on Roofs Lead to Massachusetts Worker Injuries, Death

    Snow, Ice on Roofs Lead to Massachusetts Worker Injuries, Death
    In the last few weeks, over 100 inches of snow have fallen on parts of Massachusetts. This has led to massive efforts to clear snow and ice off roofs and roads. The snow clearings have placed numerous workers and homeowners in high-risk…
  • Feb 25

    Teen Worker Falls 25 Feet While Shoveling Roof in Westwood, MA

    Teen Worker Falls 25 Feet While Shoveling Roof in Westwood, MA
    A 17-year-old student, part of a work crew shoveling snow off of a department store roof, was injured after falling through a skylight. Officials say the teen was helping to remove snow at Frugal Fannie’s clothing store in Westwood…
  • Feb 20

    Undocumented Worker Entitled to Workers’ Compensation

    Undocumented Worker Entitled to Workers’ Compensation
    According to a court ruling, an undocumented Mexican worker who gave his employer false identification is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for injuries he sustained on the job. Mario Arellano, who gave a fake Social Security…
Rank this Week: 1682

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/
  • Feb 26

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce

    Whiplash Injury Claims and the Recovery Proce
    Whiplash injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort for victims, as well as interfere with their work and other aspects of their lives. If you’re suffering from whiplash, speak to injury lawyers for advice about making motor…
  • Feb 17

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving

    Fatal Accident Involving Bruce Jenner Re-Focuses Attention on Distracted Driving
    The fatal chain reaction crash involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner has once again focused attention on the growing threat posed by distracted drivers. The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing. However, a spokesman Los…
  • Feb 11

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident

    Woman Dies in I-4 Car Accident
    A 22-year-old woman died Friday, January 16th in a traffic accident on Interstate 4 in Winter Park, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver was headed westbound on rain-slick I-4 near Fairbanks when her Toyota Camry hit the concrete…
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 25

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney
    James Minick Co-Author’s New DUI Book James Minic […] Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 24

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing
    In North Carolina, an officer who is a chemical analyst […] Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing appeared first on MINICK LAW.
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Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 26

    Social Security Offset and “Full Retirement Age”

    Social Security Offset and “Full Retirement Age”
    Happy 2015 to everyone out there.  A recent law change has made a change to the workers’ compensation offset age.  A prior post here discusses the basics of the offset. Currently, the Department of Labor &…
  • Feb 26

    Why talk to an attorney?

    Why talk to an attorney?
    Thought this might be a conversation starter . . .  
  • Feb 26

    2013 in review

    2013 in review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Fun Stuff!   Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 21,000 times in 2013. If…
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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/
  • Feb 26

    Lambdin v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. - Job-Related Hearing Loss Compensated

    Lambdin v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. - Job-Related Hearing Loss Compensated
    Workers' compensation law in each state has a fairly straightforward method for how certain permanent disabilities should be rated and compensated. For example, if your left hand is permanently injured but the injury is not severe, you may be…
  • Feb 24

    L & L Enterprises v. Arellano - Worker Legal Resident Status Irrelevant

    L & L Enterprises v. Arellano - Worker Legal Resident Status Irrelevant
    Some employers hire workers whose resident status and right to work in the U.S. is in question do so because they assume the worker will be far less likely to file a workers' compensation claim in the event of an injury. They rely on the…
  • Feb 22

    Silva v. Lowes - Penalties, Fees and Other Awards in Workers' Compensation Claim

    Silva v. Lowes - Penalties, Fees and Other Awards in Workers' Compensation Claim
    In making a North Carolina workers' compensation claim, the primary issue is typically securing benefits. Beyond that, there may be additional compensation for late payments, attorney's fees and other expenses. These expenses can add up to a…
Rank this Week: 1537

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Are Missouri Workers Covered in a Workplace Attack?

    Are Missouri Workers Covered in a Workplace Attack?
    Employees have a right to expect a certain level of safety in the workplace. How common is workplace violence? Accourding to OSHA, murder is the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the workplace. If you are the victim of a…
  • Feb 18

    Understanding the Dangers of Benzene Exposure

    Understanding the Dangers of Benzene Exposure
    Some of the most serious occupational illnesses are caused by exposure to dangerous chemicals. Exposure to chemicals such as asbestos, benzene, and other hazardous chemicals can cause serious illnesses. If you or someone close to…
  • Feb 18

    Workers’ Compensation and Chemical Burn

    Workers’ Compensation and Chemical Burn
    Exposure to toxic and dangerous chemicals at work may result in serious injuries, requiring extensive medical treatment. Glaziers, agriculture workers, packagers, nurses, packers, doctors, and landscapers routinely come in contact with…
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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/
  • Feb 25

    Keyboard Options for Injured Workers with CTS or Other Hand Injurie

    Keyboard Options for Injured Workers with CTS or Other Hand Injurie
    I asked Laurie Clemens, director of the Professional Institute of Technology & Accounting (PITA)  here in Las Vegas, what keyboard options she has tried when retraining injured workers with hand or arm injuries that make typing…
  • Feb 21

    Neurosurgeon Randal Peoples on Neck and Back Surgery

    Neurosurgeon Randal Peoples on Neck and Back Surgery
    Neurosurgeon Randal Peoples, M.D. spoke to a dozen claimants’ attorneys and  interested health care providers recently about his philosophy in treating spinal injuries.  He acknowledged that he has a reputation for being…
  • Feb 6

    FMLA Could Save Your Job After Work Injury

    FMLA Could Save Your Job After Work Injury
    If you work for an employer who employs more than 50 employees and you have worked sufficient hours to qualify for FMLA time (29 U.S.C.2601), you may want to ask that any time you are off work for your work injury be designated as FMLA time,…
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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
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Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Feb 25

    Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI

    Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI
    The threshold question for both Title II SSD and Title XVI SSI is the same: is the individual disabled, or likely to be disabled, for at least a twelve consecutive month period? The difference between the two programs is that to qualify for…
  • Jun 11

    How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefit

    How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefit
    It is important for anyone who is considering an application for Social Security disability benefits, (benefits based upon their own past earnings records) to first verify that they have “insured” status under the Social Security…
  • Jun 11

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Post-Injury Disabilities: A Case Study

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Post-Injury Disabilities: A Case Study
    If you are disabled by many causes, or disabled from working due to causes not related to your work injury, such as cancer, an illness, or an injury when not working, you may still be entitled to Full Worker’s Compensation Disability…
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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/
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
  • Dec 1

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security
    A new study by the National Academy of Social Insurance, finds that a majority of Americans polled, favor paying more for Social Security, in order to insure the solvency of the program. The opinions expressed in the survey were equally true…
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    Legal Remedies for the Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite

    Legal Remedies for the Emotional Effects of a Dog Bite
    Suffering injuries in a vicious dog attack can be a traumatic experience. From the fear of imminent danger to living with the permanent damage caused by the attack, there are numerous ways that dog bite injuries can leave a lasting ……
  • Feb 19

    New Jersey Statute of Limitations and Workers’ Compensation Claim

    New Jersey Statute of Limitations and Workers’ Compensation Claim
    The overall number of incidents of workplace injuries and fatalities has decreased over the past few years. Despite an employer’s legal obligation to keep employees safe, however, workplace injuries still occur. Employees that…
  • Feb 10

    Optimizing Workplace Safety

    Optimizing Workplace Safety
    Workplace safety is a growing priority in regards to reducing work-related injuries and fatalities for employees. Regulations and policies exist to promote safety at the workplace. Though supervisors are legally obligated to keep employees…
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Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Court Dismisses Accident Victim’s Case Based on Lack of Expert Witness Testimony

    Court Dismisses Accident Victim’s Case Based on Lack of Expert Witness Testimony
    Earlier this month, an appellate court affirmed the dismissal of a case brought by two accident victims based on the fact that they did not raise an “issue of fact” as it pertained to proximate cause. The court determined that the…
  • Feb 16

    Mom Connects Her Son’s Suicide with His Participation in Youth Football League 15 Years Earlier

    Mom Connects Her Son’s Suicide with His Participation in Youth Football League 15 Years Earlier
    Earlier this month in Wisconsin, the mother of a 25-year-old man who took his own life back in 2012 filed a lawsuit against a youth football league, alleging that the brain damage her son sustained while playing for the league led to myriad…
  • Feb 9

    Former Professional Wrestlers Sue League over Brain Damage

    Former Professional Wrestlers Sue League over Brain Damage
    Several former professional wrestlers in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) league have sued the league over allegations that the league was negligent in protecting the safety of wrestlers during televised matches. According to one…
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Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

Provides information for Colorado injured workers. By Spencer & Spencer, P.C.

http://www.2spencers.com/veterans-disability-blog/
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New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Feb 23

    NJ Supreme Court, In a Rare Move, Cuts Back on Employee Rights in Sexual Harassment Case

    NJ Supreme Court, In a Rare Move, Cuts Back on Employee Rights in Sexual Harassment Case
    One of the recurring themes of this blog has been to emphasize NJ's pride of place as a jurisdiction in which the employment rights of employees are zealously protected, to a greater degree than nearly any other state in the country.…
  • Feb 4

    How to Give Your Employees FMLA Rights That the Law Does Not Confer

    How to Give Your Employees FMLA Rights That the Law Does Not Confer
    We harp constantly at our business clients to keep their employee handbooks short and simple. There are dangers to saying more than you should.  The KISS rule (Keep It Simple, Stupid) should be the default position when it comes to…
  • Jan 19

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation
    These 5 common business errors that make defending an employment lawsuit harder come from the California Employment Law Report, and they are as true on the east coast as the west. In our experience, smaller and middle sized businesses…
Rank this Week: 597

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Is A Texas Hospital Slip and Fall a Healthcare Liability Claim?

    Is A Texas Hospital Slip and Fall a Healthcare Liability Claim?
    In East El Paso Physicians Medical Center, LLC v. Olivia Vargas, an 81-year-old plaintiff who used a walker claimed she was injured when she went to a hospital facility. As she left the building, the automatic doors closed on her walker,…
  • Jan 26

    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE

    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE
    WEDGWOOD FIRE UPDATE It is now understood that the fire loss that occurred at Wedgwood Apartments on December 28, 2014, will go down in history as one of 20 worst high-rise fire tragedies in U.S. History. We now also understand that…
  • Jan 26

    No Liability Found in Texas Defective Ventilator Case

    No Liability Found in Texas Defective Ventilator Case
    In Texas, to prove a product liability case, a plaintiff must show the product was defective, the product reached the plaintiff in a defective condition, the defect made the product unreasonably dangerous, and the defect caused the…
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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/
  • Feb 20

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know that the aftermath of a fatal workplace accident can be a confusing and traumatic time for the victim's loved ones. We also know that sometimes people do not receive benefits they are…
  • Jan 5

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee
    While many of us can opt to stay home when winter weather comes to Missouri, some workers in our state aren't so lucky. Utility workers, emergency responders, highway workers, federal, state and local government personnel, and other employees…
  • Nov 20

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of a serious workplace injury is often a confusing, overwhelming time for both injury victims and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured on the job, you likely…
Rank this Week: 3421