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Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    The Social Security Financial Report: An Insight Into the Future

    The Social Security Financial Report: An Insight Into the Future
    Change is coming to the Social Security Disability program based upon the The 2016 Trustees Report that was published this week. It projects that the future finances of the Social Security Disability Trust Fund will require additional funding…
  • Jun 21

    Union City NJ contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall

    Union City NJ contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall
    Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that ledto worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne homeEmployer name: Bolivar Enterprises LLC, 902 Central Ave., Union City, New JerseyCitations issued: On June 3, 2016,…
  • Jun 21

    Union City NJ contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall

    Union City NJ contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall
    Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that ledto worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne homeEmployer name: Bolivar Enterprises LLC, 902 Central Ave., Union City, New JerseyCitations issued: On June 3, 2016,…
Rank this Week: 891

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jun 24

    Blood Test Can Help Diagnose Brain Injurie

    Blood Test Can Help Diagnose Brain Injurie
    Millions of Americans suffer from traumatic brain injuries resulting from vehicle accidents, falls, assaults, sporting collisions and other incidences. Many brain injuries produce symptoms that include memory issues, confusion, dizziness,…
  • Jun 20

    Workplace Accidents Due to Inadequate Safety Training

    Workplace Accidents Due to Inadequate Safety Training
    While many workplace accidents are the result of unsafe work environment and the failure of employers to provide adequate safety equipment or warnings, the correlation between employee training and the risk of accidents is often overlooked.…
  • Jun 13

    Pharmacies Must Do More to Prevent the Issuance of Recalled Medication

    Pharmacies Must Do More to Prevent the Issuance of Recalled Medication
    The commonality and danger of medication errors is grossly understated, and injuries resulting from these errors are on the rise. In some cases, the errors involve improper dosing or the dispensing of incorrect medications. Others are…
Rank this Week: 2001

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jun 24

    Eligibility for Workers Compensation

    Eligibility for Workers Compensation
    Have you suffered a workplace injury?  If so, you will quickly find that securing workers’ compensation benefits isn’t an easy process.  You may feel like you have to jump through many hoops to receive the benefits due…
  • Jun 15

    Stay Safe This Summer

    Stay Safe This Summer
                      School’s out, the sun’s out, and that means only one thing—summer is here! With summer come family vacations, boating, grilling, swimming, and even fireworks.…
  • Jun 8

    Is My Injury Work Related?

    Is My Injury Work Related?
                        It’s bad enough that you have to go to work every day, but what if you are injured on the job?  Many occupations are prone to injuries.  Construction…
Rank this Week: 4853

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 24

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership
    A new strategic partnership will ensure consistent, focused care for injured workers who need more advanced treatment for work-related sprain and strain injuries, WCB Nova Scotia (Canada) announced recently.   The change will see WCB…
  • Jun 23

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS
    Few managers would consider travel to a distant location without a global positioning system (GPS) on how to get to their destination.  The GPS provides precise information on the directions to travel and when to make a turn which…
  • Jun 23

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need
    The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) is providing a grace period for employers without workers compensation insurance coverage or that terminated their coverage (non-subscribers) to report their…
Rank this Week: 328

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/
  • Jun 24

    On The Record

    On The Record
    Medical fraud isn't restricted to workers' compensation, but work comp can be the centerpiece.Compound medications, illegal referral fees, attempts to conceal under "advise of counsel," undercover agents, federal indictments, and an admission…
  • Jun 23

    Ivan's Trip

    Ivan's Trip
    Ivan is 2 years old and has retinoblastoma - cancer of the eye.He lives with his mom, Rosa, age 25, in Santa Maria, CA.I don't know how she's paying for Ivan's treatment, but she can't afford transportation to/from the specialized treatment…
  • Jun 22

    Seeking Nomination

    Seeking Nomination
    This is a shameless promotion of the WorkCompCentral Comp Laude Awards.There are only a couple weeks left to nominate the person or entity that you think deserves recognition for doing GOOD or overcoming difficult obstacles towards the…
Rank this Week: 875

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/
  • Jun 24

    Thinking About Monitoring

    Thinking About Monitoring
    Veronica Root, Modern-Day Monitorships, 33 Yale J. on Reg. 109 (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.D. Gordon SmithThe study of organizational compliance is now proliferating in American law schools. Over the past decade, new courses, new…
  • Jun 23

    Saving Auer

    Saving Auer
    Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule, The Unbearable Rightness of Auer, U. Chi. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.William FunkIn 1945 the Supreme Court decided the case of Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co., in which it stated…
  • Jun 22

    Making Sense of Mid-Term Modifications of At-Will Employment Contract

    Making Sense of Mid-Term Modifications of At-Will Employment Contract
    Rachel Arnow-Richman, Modifying At-Will Employment Contracts, 57 B.C. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Alex B. LongI’m always pleasantly surprised when I stumble across a piece of scholarship that seeks to solve a doctrinal…
Rank this Week: 4657

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jun 24

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect
    Abuse and neglect take many forms, but the types that the personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman deal with most often involve nursing home patients and long-term care facility residents. The…
  • May 10

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney
    You probably already know you should receive advice from an Ohio personal injury lawyer before dealing with any insurance company other than your own. But which one? Columbus, in particular, offers hundreds of options for victims in personal…
  • Apr 28

    Types of Injuries Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

    Types of Injuries Covered Under Workers’ Compensation
    The Columbus workers’ compensation attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman get asked what constitutes a workers’ comp-eligible injury almost every day. We’ve developed the following short answer that lays out the…
Rank this Week: 2192

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/
  • Jun 24

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?
    No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks . . . except for one little quiz on employment law issues that come up during the summer. Don’t worry about your score – I’m told that Teacher already…
  • Jun 24

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway
    I was on vacation last week, and so we have a lot of catching up to do. Here’s what’s been going on, from most to least recent: *David Phippen has been keeping us up to date on the U.S. Department of Labor’s…
  • Jun 17

    The “duty to conciliate” doesn’t mean the EEOC has to be reasonable.

    The “duty to conciliate” doesn’t mean the EEOC has to be reasonable.
    Just how much of a duty to conciliate does the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have after the Supreme Court’s decision last year in Mach Mining? Hardly any, it appears. In Mach Mining, the Supreme Court decided that courts…
Rank this Week: 3154

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jun 24

    Wrongful Death Claims: Most Commonly Settled Hospital Lawsuits in Illinoi

    Wrongful Death Claims: Most Commonly Settled Hospital Lawsuits in Illinoi
    Chicago Hospital Lawsuits Lawyer A study recently conducted by Johns Hopkins University made headlines when it concluded that medical errors were the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study found that 250,000 deaths each…
  • Jun 20

    Five Tips to Consider When Suing a Store for Your Slip and Fall Injury

    Five Tips to Consider When Suing a Store for Your Slip and Fall Injury
    Chicago Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit Attorney Slip and fall injuries are common in retail stores. Whether they are caused by wet flooring, uneven carpeting, cluttered walkways, or even icy sidewalks, they prompt hundreds of claims each year in the…
  • Jun 17

    Seven Tips for More Efficient (and Successful) Settlement Talk

    Seven Tips for More Efficient (and Successful) Settlement Talk
    Chicago Injury Attorney Offers Settlement Tips If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit, then you may be surprised to find out that a large volume of personal injury claims never go to court. Instead, the vast majority of these claims…
Rank this Week: 2637

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Most Dangerous Jobs in America

    Most Dangerous Jobs in America
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 4,821 workers were killed due to work-related accidents and illnesses in 2014. That is the equivalent to 13 deaths per day. Latino and Hispanic workers accounted for a…
  • Jun 22

    Massachusetts Work Injuries and the Value of Physical Therapy

    Massachusetts Work Injuries and the Value of Physical Therapy
    In recent years, group health insurers and Third Party Administrators (TPAs) have been looking for inventive ways to provide better and less expensive health services to their customers.  This comes at a time when the nation has been…
  • Jun 22

    Summer Safety Tips for Massachusetts Construction Worker

    Summer Safety Tips for Massachusetts Construction Worker
    Construction is already one of the most dangerous jobs, and extreme weather increases the risk of serious injury or death. Ice and snow in winter pose obvious risks, but what about extreme heat? According to the Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 1025

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2214

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 23

    St. Louis Work Comp Benefits for ACL Tear

    St. Louis Work Comp Benefits for ACL Tear
    Plumbers and carpet layers are susceptible to work-related ACL tears, because of the constant pressure on their knees. An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a frequent work-related injury that often requires surgery.…
  • Jun 18

    Unsafe Asbestos Removal a Huge Risk for St. Louis Worker

    Unsafe Asbestos Removal a Huge Risk for St. Louis Worker
    Unsafe removal of asbestos by unprotected workers is a huge health and safety risk. In spite of the fact that asbestos exposure can cause mesothelioma and lung cancer, it has still not been banned. A recent report by the Occupational…
  • Jun 17

    What You Need to Know About Work-Related Thermal Burn Injurie

    What You Need to Know About Work-Related Thermal Burn Injurie
    Burns are among the most serious injuries that a person can suffer in a work-related accident. Burn injuries cause immense pain and permanent disfigurement. Each year, thousands of workers suffer burns in their workplace. Injured…
Rank this Week: 1813

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jun 23

    Cutting Corners in Construction Costs Live

    Cutting Corners in Construction Costs Live
    Today’s blog post was shared by the U.S. Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov This is quite the article that looks at the journey of keeping one Florida construction company accountable for workers’ safety. The original…
  • Jun 20

    Series Shows Reality for Workers at Meatpacking Plant

    Series Shows Reality for Workers at Meatpacking Plant
    Here are many recommended reading links for people who care about how workers are treated at places that process the meat that lands on their tables. I have recently written about how packing plants are still brutal places to work, according…
  • Jun 16

    Why Not Prosecute Employers for Manslaughter When They Cause Worker Deaths?

    Why Not Prosecute Employers for Manslaughter When They Cause Worker Deaths?
    Earlier this week, I read a blog post about a contractor facing criminal charges for gross violations of safety regulations leading to the death of an employee in a trench. Also recently, another blog post describes large Occupational…
Rank this Week: 3073

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 23

    Older Workers & Minority Workers Face Bigger Atlanta Workplace Death Risk

    Older Workers & Minority Workers Face Bigger Atlanta Workplace Death Risk
    The risk of death on-the-job is not equal among all professions, with workers in certain high-risk professions facing a much more substantial danger of on-the-job injuries and on-the-job fatalities. The discrepancy in death rates among…
  • Jun 16

    Workers Comp Insurer Explains Top Causes of Atlanta Work Injurie

    Workers Comp Insurer Explains Top Causes of Atlanta Work Injurie
    Recently, a leading workers’ compensation insurance carrier released a report identifying the most common causes of occupational injuries and occupational accidents. Safety BLR provided details on the insurance company’s report to…
  • Jun 16

    Workers Comp Insurer Explains Top Causes of Atlanta Work Injurie

    Workers Comp Insurer Explains Top Causes of Atlanta Work Injurie
    Recently, a leading workers’ compensation insurance carrier released a report identifying the most common causes of occupational injuries and occupational accidents. Safety BLR provided details on the insurance company’s report to…
Rank this Week: 2019

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jun 23

    Work Force Development Center Earns Second Safety Excellence Award

    Work Force Development Center Earns Second Safety Excellence Award
    Work Force Development Center (WFDC) in Mukilteo has received a second safety and health award from the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). This one is for the center’s second worksite for aerospace…
  • Jun 20

    Truck Replacement Program to Improve Air Quality Scraps 200th Truck

    Truck Replacement Program to Improve Air Quality Scraps 200th Truck
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance and Puget Sound Clean Air Agency work together to reduce diesel emissions. The incentive program helping drayage truck owners purchase newer, lower-emission trucks to improve regional air quality recently…
  • Jun 16

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I just returned from New Orleans where I made a presentation to about 150 workers’ compensation lawyers (both for workers and for employers) on…
Rank this Week: 592

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jun 22

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney
      Today, June 22, we celebrate the Feast Day of Thomas More. I start many days at the office with the Lawyer’s Prayer to Thomas More (see below).   This beautiful prayer written by the Center of Thomas More Studies always…
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

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

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired
      Marijuana Users Beware   In North Carolina it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of an impairing substance. Impairing substances include alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medications, and marijuana.  …
Rank this Week: 2201

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/
  • Jun 22

    Stay Safe in Large Crowds in Miami and South Florida

    Stay Safe in Large Crowds in Miami and South Florida
    At this time of year, large crowds at Miami and area events are commonplace. Whether you’re attending a music festival, special get-together, or other special event in South Florida, it’s not uncommon to see tens of thousands…
  • Jun 17

    Do Summer Jobs Increase the Risk of Workplace Injury?

    Do Summer Jobs Increase the Risk of Workplace Injury?
    At this time of year, many college and high school students take on seasonal summer work to save up money for school. In addition, many seasonal summer jobs become available for adults, especially in agricultural, tourism, and construction…
  • Jun 7

    Helping Your Teen Avoid Workplace Injury in Hollywood

    Helping Your Teen Avoid Workplace Injury in Hollywood
    At this time of year, many teens in Hollywood and beyond start looking for part-time or full-time work for the summer. It’s  a great way to build skills, meet new friends, and save up for  a special purchase. Unfortunately,…
Rank this Week: 1625

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
  • Jun 22

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles nominated for Beautiful Bakersfield award

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles nominated for Beautiful Bakersfield award
    Each year, the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that help improve the quality of life in Bakersfield, and honors them during the annual Beautiful Bakersfield Awards gala. For 2016,…
  • Jun 15

    Veteran Chain | Cohn | Stiles employee named 2016 Kern County ‘Paralegal of the Year’

    Veteran Chain | Cohn | Stiles employee named 2016 Kern County ‘Paralegal of the Year’
    Hana Tarin, a veteran paralegal in Kern County and at Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, has been named the 2016 “Paralegal of the Year” by the Kern County Paralegal Association. Tarin was honored during a…
  • Jun 8

    All Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners named to Southern California ‘Super Lawyers’ list

    All Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners named to Southern California ‘Super Lawyers’ list
    Matthew Clark and Neil Gehlawat, attorneys and partners with the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, have been named Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine, the…
Rank this Week: 2035

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2112

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/
  • Jun 21

    Summer Safety Guide

    Summer Safety Guide
    For the first day of summer, our injury attorneys offer their top tips for staying safe in the water, at theme parks, and riding your bikes.
  • Jun 9

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma
    The World Health Organization recently labeled Roundup weedkiller a probable human carcinogen. Monsanto’s popular product is linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in farm workers and other agricultural professionals. Our cancer lawyers…
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
Rank this Week: 345

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    How a worker lost six fingers due to his employer’s safety violation

    How a worker lost six fingers due to his employer’s safety violation
    A 21-year-old temporary employee’s six fingers were amputated during a workplace accident on November 4, 2015. He had been working for four weeks at Custom Aluminum Products, a metal manufacturer based in South Elgin, Illinois. The…
  • Jun 16

    OSHA fines four Illinois companies after construction worker’s death

    OSHA fines four Illinois companies after construction worker’s death
    An employee sustained fatal blunt force injuries while working at a wastewater treatment plant in Springfield, Illinois, in October 2015. The 42-year-old man was testing joints for leaks inside a 54-inch pipe when an inflatable bladder burst.…
  • Jun 7

    The occurrence of pharmacy errors after hospital discharge

    The occurrence of pharmacy errors after hospital discharge
    As reported in the Chicago Tribune, two weeks after a patient named Joyce Oyler was discharged from the hospital, she had sores in her mouth and throat, and blood was flowing from her nose and bowels. Her daughter attributed her…
Rank this Week: 3585

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1173

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: 3487

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2005

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
  • Jun 20

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case
      When you are hurt on your job, you should not delay seeking medical care. Your employer and their insurance company will treat your delay in seeking treatment as an “admission” that your injury really is not that severe.…
  • Apr 21

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic
    This is a video from a TV news report in Michigan but the issues raised are the same as what we face here in Georgia.  Workers’ compensation insurance companies frequently send claimants to “independent” medical…
  • Feb 26

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate
    A very common tactic used by workers’compensation insurance companies to cut off your benefits involves the use of something called an “independent medical exam” or IME.  As you might guess, in my experience these…
Rank this Week: 2414

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Recent EEOC guidance to employees under the ADA, PDA and Title VII provides useful information to employers, too!

    Recent EEOC guidance to employees under the ADA, PDA and Title VII provides useful information to employers, too!
    The EEOC has recently issued guidance addressing a variety of issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. What is unique about this recent guidance is that the…
  • Jun 17

    OFCCP Releases Final Rule on Gender Discrimination

    OFCCP Releases Final Rule on Gender Discrimination
    On June 14, 2016, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) released its updated final rule regarding sex/gender discrimination. The stated purpose of the update was to revise OFCCP’s decades old guidance…
  • Jun 17

    OFCCP Releases Final Rule on Gender Discrimination

    OFCCP Releases Final Rule on Gender Discrimination
    On June 14, 2016, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) released its updated final rule regarding sex/gender discrimination. The stated purpose of the update was to revise OFCCP’s decades old guidance…
Rank this Week: 1054

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/
  • Jun 20

    Time (to Sue Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination) Stands Still

    Time (to Sue Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination) Stands Still
    One June 15 the Supreme Court decided Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture, a much anticipated decision to answer this question: can an employer and employee agree to shorten the time for the employee to sue under the NJ Law Against…
  • Feb 17

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!
    Late yesterday the UNited States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana dismissed the claims of collegiate student-athletes who sought to be paid for their athletic activities on the theory that they are employees of the…
  • Dec 3

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court
    If you have read this blog for any length of time, you will know that statutes of limitation are laws (duly passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor) that set time limits for various kinds of cases to be filed.  Different…
Rank this Week: 283

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 20

    The Tremendous Cost Of Automobile Accident Injurie

    The Tremendous Cost Of Automobile Accident Injurie
    A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study places the annual cost of automobile crashes at $871 Billion. That’s a figure so large, it’s almost unimaginable. Although huge, this money is nothing compared to the…
  • Jun 20

    The Tremendous Cost Of Automobile Accident Injurie

    The Tremendous Cost Of Automobile Accident Injurie
    A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study places the annual cost of automobile crashes at $871 Billion. That’s a figure so large, it’s almost unimaginable. Although huge, this money is nothing compared to the…
  • Jun 13

    Three Major Brain Injury Myth

    Three Major Brain Injury Myth
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can devastate entire families. These injuries often go undiagnosed and untreated. Some victims don’t even understand their problems. And, victims who do realize their problems, may still deny them to…
Rank this Week: 2069

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/
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jan 25

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online
    The explosion of social media has unfortunately meant more ways for unprofessional staff members at nursing homes to abuse vulnerable residents. A shocking exposé by ProPublica documents evidence of instances in which nursing home…
Rank this Week: 3280

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jun 16

    Congratulations to Partner Matthew Funk, New President Elect of NYSTLA

    Congratulations to Partner Matthew Funk, New President Elect of NYSTLA
    On June 14, Partner Matthew Funk was formally installed as President Elect of the New York Association of Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyers (NYSTLA). Mr. Funk handles workers compensation cases for Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh…
  • Jun 7

    Please Join the Fight to Pass Lavern’s Law

    Please Join the Fight to Pass Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson was a single mom with a severely handicapped daughter who died in March 2013 from a curable form of lung cancer.  She had gone to the Emergency room at Kings County Hospital in 2010 with a terrible cough.  The staff…
  • May 23

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

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

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 673

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/
  • Jun 16

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristen Wolf, from Causey Law Firm. Heard on Morning Edition, April 15, 2016. Step into Mike Moon’s Madison, Wis., coffee roasting plant and the aroma of beans — from Brazil to…
  • Jun 13

    Work Comp Cost-Containment: IME Company May Fetch Billion

    Work Comp Cost-Containment: IME Company May Fetch Billion
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. In January, I wrote about how workers’ compensation has a cost-containment industrial complex that not only harms workers but also is a potential…
  • Jun 6

    Book Review on “Detroit – An American Autopsy”

    Book Review on “Detroit – An American Autopsy”
    Charlie LeDuff’s raw and hard hitting book, “Detroit – An American Autopsy”  (287 pages) describes the underbelly of a city that was once powerful and wealthy, but now battles Baltimore for the highest murder rate…
Rank this Week: 3067

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    New Jersey’s Unauthorized/Undocumented Workers Face Tug-of-War if Injured

    New Jersey’s Unauthorized/Undocumented Workers Face Tug-of-War if Injured
    According to a recent report published by the Pew Research Center, there are more than 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States. While significant numbers are children who are not employed, unauthorized adults make up more than…
  • Jun 10

    June 2016 – The Latest on Marijuana and Driving

    June 2016 – The Latest on Marijuana and Driving
    The legalization of marijuana has caused great controversy across the country, particularly in regard to driving while impaired. According to a national roadside survey, the number of drivers with marijuana in their systems grew nearly 50…
  • Jun 2

    If I File a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim, Will I Have to Quit My Job?

    If I File a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim, Will I Have to Quit My Job?
    WEAR and TEAR™ Injuries: Mostly a Modern Phenomenon One hundred years ago, when workers’ compensation acts were first being passed in Trenton and other state capitals, the American workplace was significantly different than it is…
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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/
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Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Jun 15

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary
    To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joseph A. Main issued a statement noting…
  • Jun 14

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine
    The proposed rule would strengthen and improve MSHA’s standards for metal and nonmetal working place examinations by requiring that: A competent person examine the working place before miners begin work in that location. Mine operators…
  • May 12

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

    Final OSHA Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesse
    OSHA has issued its final, revised recordkeeping rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, and requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite…
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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/
  • Jun 15

    Georgia Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Weekly Wage Can Count Second Job Earning

    Georgia Supreme Court: Workers’ Comp Weekly Wage Can Count Second Job Earning
    The Georgia Supreme Court recently held that a bus driver’s second job during the summer should be counted as part of her “average weekly wage” in ascertaining how much she should receive in workers’…
  • Jun 10

    New OSHA Rule Requires Detailed Record Keeping of Workplace Injurie

    New OSHA Rule Requires Detailed Record Keeping of Workplace Injurie
    The new electronic record-keeping rule finalized by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) will require employers to submit injury and illness report information directly to OSHA in electronic form. OSHA will then remove…
  • May 31

    OSHA Fines Georgia Furniture Company $60k for Workplace Amputation Injury

    OSHA Fines Georgia Furniture Company $60k for Workplace Amputation Injury
    A furniture store has been ordered to pay nearly $60,000 in fines by federal regulators after discovery of numerous safety violations following a workplace amputation at a Georgia plant late last year.  According to a news release by the…
Rank this Week: 3169

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge
    Workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina are considered by the state industrial commission. A disagreement regarding a decision from a single commissioner will go before the full commission. A disagreement at that level can be…
  • Jun 11

    National Safety Council Releases 7 Top Workplace Hazard

    National Safety Council Releases 7 Top Workplace Hazard
    The National Safety Council (NSC) has released a list of its top 7 workplace hazards. Nothing on the list is particularly earth-shattering, but it all requires review, considering how many workers continue to be injured in accidents that are…
  • Jun 8

    Gerdon v. Con Paulos, Inc. – Workers’ Comp. for Psychological Injury

    Gerdon v. Con Paulos, Inc. – Workers’ Comp. for Psychological Injury
    Workers’ compensation law in North Carolina allows for compensation of occupational injuries and diseases that are either caused or aggravated by work-related conditions. That can in some cases include psychological injury or claims of…
Rank this Week: 4907

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional
    The Florida Supreme Court on June 9, 2016 in the case of Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, Case No. SC13-1976 declared SFA440.15(2)(a) unconstitutional.  That provision sought to limit disability benefits to an injured worker to only…
  • May 24

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

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

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

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

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
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Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Tractor-Trailer Accident in Texa

    Tractor-Trailer Accident in Texa
    In CMH Set and Finish, Inc. v. Taylor, a defendant appealed a Texas court’s judgment in favor of the plaintiff on personal injury and property damage claims. The defendant was a parent corporation of multiple entities, one of which…
  • Jun 12

    Statute of Limitations and Service of Process in Texas Personal Injury Case

    Statute of Limitations and Service of Process in Texas Personal Injury Case
    In Shaw v. Lynch, a police sergeant alleged that he’d responded to a report that the defendant was recklessly driving an ATV through the neighborhood. He came to the scene, and then the defendant gunned the engine of the ATV and…
  • Jun 12

    Texas Property Owner’s Responsibility to the Traveling Public

    Texas Property Owner’s Responsibility to the Traveling Public
    In Hoke v. The Campbell Group, LLC, the plaintiff appealed the granting of summary judgment to defendants The Campbell Group, LLC and Crown Pine Timber 1, L.P. in a premises liability lawsuit. The case arose when the plaintiff’s car…
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Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
  • Jun 10

    9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week

    9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week
    Important: Remember that you must "Register" with the Victim Compensation Fund within certain deadlines depending on your 9/11 related diagnosis. Unfortunately, every day we are hearing from more 9/11 responders and downtown Manhattan…
  • May 27

    Important New WTC Status Report from 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    Important New WTC Status Report from 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
    9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Special Master Sheila Birnbaum issued an important new report this week on the status of claims processing for first responders and other victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. See the key…
  • Apr 5

    9/11 Firefighter Widow Wins $3 Million WTC Pension after Nine Year Court Fight

    9/11 Firefighter Widow Wins $3 Million WTC Pension after Nine Year Court Fight
    The 9/11 WTC presumption is not only important in the Fernandez firefighter pension case, but it is equally important in 9/11 WTC cancer cases. After all, how is a disabled 9/11 hero supposed to prove that 9/11 related cancers such as…
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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: 486

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
  • Jun 6

    Seeing a Doctor After an Atlanta Workplace Injury

    Seeing a Doctor After an Atlanta Workplace Injury
    After a workplace injury in Atlanta, it is very important that you see a medical professional right away. You need to see a doctor even if you are not certain that your injury is a serious one and even if your initial symptoms seem mild.…
Rank this Week: 1065

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Jun 3

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)

    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens)
    Legal Assistant & Intake (Palm Beach Gardens) Multi-Specialty firm is seeking a full-time Legal Intake & Assistant. This position is more than just an initial point of contact for potential client matters. It will include occasional…
  • Mar 12

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know
    Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans suffer from a mental disorder? That’s approximately 57.7 million people ages 18 and older. The month of May has been designated to observe mental disorders, and we have been doing so since 1949. Every…
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