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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/
  • Mar 26

    Were Exemplary Damages Appropriate in Texas Forklift Accident Case?

    Were Exemplary Damages Appropriate in Texas Forklift Accident Case?
    Exemplary damages (also known as punitive damages) are unusual, but may be awarded in personal injury cases involving gross negligence. In contrast to compensatory damages such as lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering, exemplary…
  • Mar 16

    Texas Court Affirms Judgment for Traumatic Brain Injury Plaintiff

    Texas Court Affirms Judgment for Traumatic Brain Injury Plaintiff
    In the recent case West Star Transportation Inc. v. Robison, a Texas appellate court considered a personal injury case in which the defendant appealed a judgment for the plaintiffs for damages totaling more than $5 million. The plaintiff had…
  • Mar 16

    Texas Supreme Court Reconsiders Ban on Seat-Belt Evidence

    Texas Supreme Court Reconsiders Ban on Seat-Belt Evidence
    Over the past 40 years, evidence of a plaintiff’s failure to use a seat belt was inadmissible in Texas car accident lawsuits because, even though it could exacerbate the plaintiff’s injuries, it could not, in and of itself,…
Rank this Week: 2619

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 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
  • Mar 19

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream
    A Listeria outbreak that has led to three deaths is being traced to ice creams produced at the Blue Bell Creamery in Texas. The deaths occurred at a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where contaminated Blue Bell Creamery ice cream was served to…
  • Mar 17

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme
    American military service members face a multitude of hurdles when they return home from duty: PTSD, acclimation back to daily life, familial issues, and finding adequate work, to name just a few. Lesser known are the financial struggles,…
Rank this Week: 411

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 26

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?
    Every lawyer doing personal injury work has on occasion had to deal with an injured Medicaid insured and the ensuing Medicaid lien. Until recently, there was no real way to tweak a settlement agreement such that the lien would be as little as…
  • Mar 25

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?
    We are all familiar with the rules of the road on land. It’s that handbook you get in drivers education.  However, I am surprised to discover how many boaters are not familiar with the rules of the road on the water.  Just…
  • Mar 24

    3 Rights That Every Florida Motorcyclist Needs To Know

    3 Rights That Every Florida Motorcyclist Needs To Know
    We live in a beautiful state for motorcycle riding.  The weather is clear and perfect most of the year.  Winter especially is a fine time to ride a bike in Florida.  You can go from Key West to the Panhandle and find gorgeous…
Rank this Week: 1180

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending
    If you work in the fast-food industry, chances are, you have suffered a burn. Most likely, you endured more than one. That's according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Council for Occupational Safety, which indicated…
  • Mar 24

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed
    Almost all companies with more than a few employees in North Carolina must carry workers' compensation insurance. The goal is to ensure that workers injured on-the-job have easy access to necessary medical care, and are adequately supported…
  • Mar 22

    Gonzalez v. Tidy Maids - NC Workers' Comp Decision

    Gonzalez v. Tidy Maids - NC Workers' Comp Decision
    In requesting ongoing disability compensation for work-related injuries, North Carolina courts presume plaintiff's pain, discomfort and related medical treatment is directly related to previously-established compensable injuries. This…
Rank this Week: 992

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 26

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review
    Grab a coffee and head on over to Wing of Zock. Jennifer Salopek has a freshly-posted Health Wonk Review, Spring Break Edition awaiting your perusal. The wonks are covering a wide range of policy topics and issues today - don't miss out....
  • Mar 24

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...
    A decade after the BP Texas City explosion that killed 15 and injured 180, U.S. refineries are nearly as deadly as ever, according to Blood Lessons, an investigative journalism report by Houston Chronicle and Texas Tribune that looks at the…
  • Mar 16

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"
    This year's WCRI conference is now a week in the past. It was an informative event with session presenters waxing eloquent with their charts and graphs and the general nitty gritty of workers' compensation. There was a touching tribute to…
Rank this Week: 394

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Employee Receives Legal Fees Award After Georgia Employer Unreasonably Defends Against Workers' Compensation Claim

    Employee Receives Legal Fees Award After Georgia Employer Unreasonably Defends Against Workers' Compensation Claim
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has ordered an employer who unreasonably defended a workers' compensation claim to pay its former employee's legal fees. In Waters v. PCC Airfoils, LLC, a woman claimed she suffered repetitive injuries to her…
  • Dec 22

    Georgia Appeals Court Holds Workers' Compensation Claim is Time Barred

    Georgia Appeals Court Holds Workers' Compensation Claim is Time Barred
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has affirmed an administrative law judge's ("ALJ") decision stating a man's workers' compensation benefits claim was time barred. In Lane v. Williams Plant Services, a man apparently suffered a back injury at…
  • Nov 28

    Firefighters Injured on the Job Every Day

    Firefighters Injured on the Job Every Day
    Firefighters face danger every day, and they are often injured, as this recent story proves: Injured Firefighter Released from Hospital. A firefighter, Spurgeon Putnam, had fallen 20 feet while working a fire scene at the Victoria Apartment…
Rank this Week: 3160

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Mar 26

    Jury trials in workers’ compensation?

    Jury trials in workers’ compensation?
    The short answer to this question is, no. There are no […] The post Jury trials in workers’ compensation? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Mar 24

    Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia?

    Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia?
    Georgia’s injured workers receiving benefits may […] The post Are Workers’ Comp benefits taxable in Georgia? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Mar 19

    Pain and Suffering Compensable in Workers’ Comp?

    Pain and Suffering Compensable in Workers’ Comp?
    Getting injured on the job has long-term ramifications […] The post Pain and Suffering Compensable in Workers’ Comp? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 4043

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 26

    Construction Worker Accident

    Construction Worker Accident
    Construction work is one of the most physically demanding jobs there is. These men and women have literally built our homes, cities and country from the ground up. Unfortunately this is also one of the most dangerous jobs there is. According…
  • Mar 17

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation
    A PA workers’ compensation panel ruled this week that the Pittsburgh Steelers must pay Chukky Okobi $779 per week in workers’ compensation benefits for injuries that prevent him from playing in the NFL, and $22,000 in other…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3674

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 26

    Get the Best from an Independent Medical Examination

    Get the Best from an Independent Medical Examination
    Nothing is more exasperating than to have an Independent Medical Examination challenged or disregarded in a claim where a medical controversy exists.  These examinations can cost thousands of dollars for the examination visit and several…
  • Mar 26

    Good News for Many Nevada Employer

    Good News for Many Nevada Employer
    Employers are always happy to hear the news of lower costs to their workers compensations premiums.   With that in mind, many Nevada employers will see a small decrease in the premiums they pay for workers comp insurance this…
  • Mar 25

    Effective Use of Employee Recorded Statement

    Effective Use of Employee Recorded Statement
    The use of recoded statements is one tool claim management teams have to assist in the discovery process.  Before taking a recorded statement, it important to understand the legal and practical implications of this…
Rank this Week: 400

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 26

    Can you be Eligible for Both Social Security Disability Benefits and New York Workers’ Compensation?

    Can you be Eligible for Both Social Security Disability Benefits and New York Workers’ Compensation?
    Laws surrounding Social Security benefits can be extremely complicated. When a person is eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance and workers’ compensation, the situation can become even more complex. In such cases, it is…
  • Mar 17

    Obtaining Workers’ Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries in New York

    Obtaining Workers’ Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries in New York
    Unfortunately, workplace accidents happen every day in New York and throughout the United States. If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, it is imperative that an investigation into the situation be launched as soon as…
  • Mar 12

    Third-Party Claims in Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Third-Party Claims in Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Workers’ compensation law is complicated, and having a qualified attorney on your side can make all the difference. Joseph A. Romano is…
Rank this Week: 3021

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 26

    Why my New Jersey Workers ’ Compensation is Paid in Weekly Increments Rather Than a Lump Sum and is There Any Way to Receive it Now?

    Why my New Jersey Workers ’ Compensation is Paid in Weekly Increments Rather Than a Lump Sum and is There Any Way to Receive it Now?
    Permanent partial and permanent total disability benefits in New Jersey are considered to be wage replacement benefits, so they are paid in the same manner as wages, which is weekly.  These benefits accrue from the date of the last…
  • Mar 23

    Stark & Stark Attorney Elected to the Board of Directors of One Simple WIsh

    Stark & Stark Attorney Elected to the Board of Directors of One Simple WIsh
    Stark & Stark is proud to announce that Bryan M. Roberts, Esq. has been elected to the Board of Directors of One Simple Wish. “To me, there is nothing greater than giving an innocent child hope, help and happiness.” Mr.…
  • Mar 16

    Tractor Trailer Trucks Safety Issue

    Tractor Trailer Trucks Safety Issue
    Drive on any highway in America, and the chances are good that you will see at least one tractor trailer driving on the same stretch of highway.  They are as ubiquitous as road signs.  They may be called different things: big rigs,…
Rank this Week: 1867

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 26

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too
    All employees of fast-food restaurants, including part-time workers, students and retirees, are covered by ‪workers’ compensation laws. Frequently, fast-food employees are not aware of these rights or are afraid to make claims,…
  • Mar 23

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too
    This ProPublica/NPR series should be required reading for all who care about workers’ compensation and how the process really works – or doesn’t work – for those who are injured on the job. The series shows the very…
  • Mar 19

    The Effects of Not Working

    The Effects of Not Working
    In our practice of helping people prevail over the setbacks encountered when dealing with work-related injuries and employment issues, our hardworking clients often find themselves in an unfamiliar position: not working. Factors such as…
Rank this Week: 937

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 26

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande
    All of us need to talk honestly about matters that concern us. Talking honestly about end-of-life choices is essential, and Atul Gawande (a surgeon in Boston) makes that clear in his book Being Mortal. Are the desperate surgical procedures…
  • Mar 23

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Guadalupe González doesn’t know if she’s going to be able to make it much longer. The East Boston resident used to hold a full time position…
  • Mar 9

    Drums with hazardous waste removed from industrial ruins near Paterson’s Great Fall

    Drums with hazardous waste removed from industrial ruins near Paterson’s Great Fall
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.northjersey.com By JOE MALINCONICO Paterson Press Print Paterson Historical Preservation office ATP site PATERSON – Federal authorities last month removed…
Rank this Week: 1817

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Mar 26

    Ports of Tacoma and Seattle Urge Immediate PMA-ILWU Contract Resolution

    Ports of Tacoma and Seattle Urge Immediate PMA-ILWU Contract Resolution
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Port of Seattle issued a statement on February 12, 2015 urging the PMA and ILWU to reach a resolution to their contract dispute: In light of US West Coast…
  • Mar 23

    Why CNAs and Home Health Aides Should Care about the Fight over a Federal Regulation

    Why CNAs and Home Health Aides Should Care about the Fight over a Federal Regulation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. A U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., recently struck down a federal regulation that would mandate that home health aides are paid the minimum wage and…
  • Mar 19

    Barking dog could cost Seattle family their home

    Barking dog could cost Seattle family their home
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from news.yahoo.com Like bullies and illnesses, lawsuits can be ignored, but they won’t go away. Denise Norton learned this valuable lesson…
Rank this Week: 2490

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 26

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 – 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Business and insurance interests are…
  • Mar 23

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com Nearly every state has what’s known as a "schedule of benefits" that divides up the body like an Angus beef chart. At the time of their…
  • Mar 19

    Court: Juries to decide if state Uber, Lyft drivers are employee

    Court: Juries to decide if state Uber, Lyft drivers are employee
    Artist Peter Ashlock drives for Uber and Lyft in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. He talks about 1099’s received from both companies. Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle Today’s post was shared by Workers…
Rank this Week: 2566

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 26

    Henley's Song

    Henley's Song
    Yesterday fellow blogger Bob Wilson of WorkersCompensation.com wrote that Tennessee's pending opt-out bill, SB 721, was "complete and utter bullshit."Wilson chastised the proponent's attempt to cap medical costs at $500,000, which was…
  • Mar 25

    A Family Affair

    A Family Affair
    One of the interesting things about workers' compensation law is how it can differ from state to state, and how the "arm" of the law can extend to people who may, or may not, be intended to be covered.Indeed, exclusive remedy is a tricky…
  • Mar 24

    Should Have Happened Earlier

    Should Have Happened Earlier
    The industry has taken the recent NPR/ProPublica series about workers' compensation hard.Mark Walls of Safety National blogged a strong counterpoint. Robert Hartwig of Insurance Industry Institute published a terse challenge on the…
Rank this Week: 718

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 26

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston
    Workers from six different companies, all renovating a middle school in Evanston, were exposed to asbestos, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Mar 25

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer
    A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed alleging that a doctor failed to inform his patient that the patient had cancer. Amber Hines is pursuing the lawsuit her father, Edward Hines, filed before his death from bladder cancer in April…
  • Mar 24

    Illinois doctor disciplined for medical malpractice

    Illinois doctor disciplined for medical malpractice
    An Illinois doctor has been disciplined for removing the wrong organ from a patient during surgery, but the disciplinary action comes nearly ten years after the incident. According to news reports, in 2005, a Peoria physician accidentally…
Rank this Week: 605

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: 2037

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 25

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

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post comes to us from the Washington Post via our colleague Jon Gelman. There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But those who do are…
  • Mar 25

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    As an attorney who practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation, there are some events that are seminal in the history of workplace safety. One of those events was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred on March 25,…
  • Mar 9

    “Cost-Shifting” Exposed: How Injured Worker Medical Care Decisions Are Made (And Who Pays)

    “Cost-Shifting” Exposed: How Injured Worker Medical Care Decisions Are Made (And Who Pays)
    Medical coverage is a topic on everyone’s mind. Obamacare, while controversial, has started a real dialogue in this country regarding health care. Regardless of whether you are in favor of the current law, most Americans want affordable…
Rank this Week: 503

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Experience That Makes A Difference

    Experience That Makes A Difference
    Is your lawyer a "known commodity?" When pursuing a work injury claim in Connecticut it goes a long way if your employer's worker's comp insurance company is familiar with the track record of you lawyer. I have been handling worker's comp…
  • Mar 16

    Concurrent Employment and Risk of Work Injury

    Concurrent Employment and Risk of Work Injury
    March 9, 2015 - WorkCompWire Hopkinton, MA – Researchers with the Liberty Mutual Research Institute’s Center for Injury Epidemiology have concluded that individuals who work multiple jobs – approximately 14 million U.S.…
  • Feb 17

    Mental Distress: We Continue to follow this important issue in Connecticut Worker's Compensation

    Mental Distress: We Continue to follow this important issue in Connecticut Worker's Compensation
    FROM CTNEWSJUNKIE.COM Two bills under consideration this legislative session seek to expand the state’s workers’ compensation law to cover those who suffer severe mental or emotional distress after witnessing extreme workplace…
Rank this Week: 4346

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 25

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14
    Today’s majority opinion of the Supreme Court in the Young pregnancy accommodation case reminded me of this scene: Employers are Jennifer Anniston, and Justice Breyer is Mike Judge. I’ll be back with some real…
  • Mar 23

    Hang tight, employers — EEOC’s proposed Wellness Rule is at the OMB

    Hang tight, employers — EEOC’s proposed Wellness Rule is at the OMB
    The EEOC’s much-awaited proposed rule on employer wellness programs, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act may finally be on its way. According to Law360, a proposed rule has…
  • Mar 23

    A conversation about race: The Exciting Conclusion

    A conversation about race: The Exciting Conclusion
    March 22, 2015 Dear Diary: Well, I got to Starbucks this morning, and Xander told me I didn’t have to worry about that #RaceTogether stuff any more. I was super-excited and super-relieved! Then he told me our new topic to talk…
Rank this Week: 691

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/
  • Mar 25

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie
    Most Missouri workers' compensation claims stem from workplace accidents that cause physical injuries, or from occupational diseases caused by workplace conditions. However, there is another kind of injury that can pose a threat to employees:…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 5043

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1438

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: 3020

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3534

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: 4898

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 25

    Internet Payment Blockades: SOPA and PIPA in Disguise? Or Worse?

    Internet Payment Blockades: SOPA and PIPA in Disguise? Or Worse?
    Annemarie Bridy, Internet Payment Blockades, Fla. L. Rev (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Stacey DoganThe law of intermediary liability in intellectual property reflects a constant struggle for balance. On the one hand, rights owners…
  • Mar 24

    Can the Supportive State be Non-intrusive?

    Can the Supportive State be Non-intrusive?
    Wendy A. Bach, The Hyperregulatory State: Women, Race, Poverty, and Support, 25 Yale J.L. & Feminism 317 (2014).Katharine BartlettTwo truths that feminists hold to be self-evident are: (1) that this society requires a more pro-active,…
  • Mar 23

    Interdependent Legalitie

    Interdependent Legalitie
    Kirsten Anker, Declarations of Interdependence: A Legal Pluralist Approach to Indigenous Rights (2014).Margaret DaviesThe first thing I liked about Kirsten Anker’s book was its title.1 The idea of a declaration of interdependence…
Rank this Week: 315

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3494

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 24

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?

    Could a Lack of Supportive Friends and Family Lead to Injury?
    Research has shown us that many things can lead to injury. Distraction, alcohol, drugs, and other risky behaviors can lead to car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and other serious injuries in Miami or your community. But what about less…
  • Mar 19

    Spring Break Safety for Miami and Florida

    Spring Break Safety for Miami and Florida
    At this time of year, many colleges have their spring breaks, and this means that students from across the country head to Florida and Miami in order to take advantage of the beaches and spring break activities available. For most students,…
  • Mar 16

    Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

    Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day
    For most people, St. Patrick’s Day is a lighthearted holiday filled with good cheer, parades, green T-shirts, and Irish pride. Unfortunately, due to the high alcohol content at many St. Patrick’s Day events, the holiday can end in…
Rank this Week: 2483

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    The Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injurie

    The Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injurie
    Are you at risk for a work-related injury? Every employee is entitled to a safe workplace, but unfortunately, some employers fail to adhere to workplace safety norms. As a result, many workers are injured every year. Almost…
  • Mar 23

    Exposure to Chemicals on the Job

    Exposure to Chemicals on the Job
    If you have sustained injuries resulting from a chemical exposure while on the job, there are two options for you. Chemical exposure can occur in any employment situation. Workers in factories handling chemicals and other dangerous…
  • Mar 20

    Workers’ Compensation Death Benefit

    Workers’ Compensation Death Benefit
    The death of a loved one can leave an entire family devastated. The loss is further complicated with the financial turmoil that follows. The workers’ compensation system provides death benefits to the surviving dependents of…
Rank this Week: 2805

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

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

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?
    When it comes to bankruptcy, it’s important to know the limitations of a bankruptcy. One area we occasionally have people ask about is whether they can file bankruptcy or not if they have a trust. To answer this question, yes; generally…
  • Mar 17

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary workers’ compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called a Form 25T.…
  • Mar 10

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained
    Great question! This can be answered easily using a couple of scenarios. Let’s use the example of Tom and Jane. Tom goes to Old Navy and opens up a credit card. When he fills out the application, he uses only his name and credit history…
Rank this Week: 4138

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle

    Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle
    From Harley riders to sport bike enthusiasts, safe motorcycle riders have one thing in common. It’s a saying: “All the gear, all the time.” This means that every time they go riding – whether for a cross-country tour…
  • Mar 11

    Is it Possible to Obtain Workers’ Compensation from a Car Accident?

    Is it Possible to Obtain Workers’ Compensation from a Car Accident?
    If there is one thing that insurance companies have in common, it is that they do not like to compensate claims unless they are absolutely required to do so under the circumstances at hand. From a business perspective, this makes ……
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 3069

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

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

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1588

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 23

    Cientos de abogados juramentan

    Cientos de abogados juramentan
    La cantidad de abogados que siguen ingresando la profesión  en Puerto Rico es impresionante. La Isla está en las primeras 15 jurisdicciones en EU con más abogados.  En este ultimo grupo,  correspondiente a…
  • Mar 16

    Nalgada Provoca Despido

    Nalgada Provoca Despido
    El caso Luis Rosa v ASEM, 2015 DTSP 19, involucra un empleado que demandó a la Administración de Servicios Médicos de Puerto Rico (ASEM) porque fue despido bajo la política de hostigamiento sexual. Aunque se da en…
  • Feb 24

    Crítico Tener Política Anti-Represalia

    Crítico Tener Política Anti-Represalia
    Es esencial para los patronos en Puerto Rico tener una política general contra las represalias. He comentado sobre este asunto pero hay unos puntos importantes que valen la pena recalcar. La recién promulgada ley 169-2014 ha…
Rank this Week: 2995

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal
    Perhaps the harshest penalty associated with conviction of a sex crime is the sex offender registration that follows. Once a person has served any prison time, if sentenced to such, he or she must register as a sex offender for a period of…
  • Mar 19

    OKC Man Accused of Soliciting Teen through Facebook

    OKC Man Accused of Soliciting Teen through Facebook
    The Canadian County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Oklahoma City man they say used Facebook to try to arrange sex with a 14-year-old girl. Kelton Miller, 24, is accused of sending sexually explicit messages to a Sheriff’s…
  • Mar 16

    Man Charged after Stabbing Pregnant Woman, Jumping from Bridge

    Man Charged after Stabbing Pregnant Woman, Jumping from Bridge
    An altercation inside a vehicle led to an Oklahoma City man’s arrest after he stabbed his pregnant passenger before jumping from a bridge into the Oklahoma River. Reports say Christian Jevon Hillard, 23, was riding in a…
Rank this Week: 1147

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
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
  • Mar 19

    The Right Way to Find a Nursing Home for Your Loved One

    The Right Way to Find a Nursing Home for Your Loved One
    Making the decision to transition a loved one into a nursing home can be extremely difficult. How do you know if it is the right thing to do? If it is the right thing to do, how do choose the best nursing home to fit their needs? Once you…
  • Mar 16

    The Dangers of Driving While Fatigued

    The Dangers of Driving While Fatigued
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that more than 100,000 vehicle accidents every year are caused by drivers who are fatigued or fall asleep behind the wheel. Driving while drowsy can be extremely dangerous for you,…
Rank this Week: 3497

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/
Rank this Week: 358

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 22

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules, which is apparently designed to offer guidance to employers regarding workplace rules. We can…
  • Mar 18

    Jury Awards Families of Murdered Employees Over $8 Million

    Jury Awards Families of Murdered Employees Over $8 Million
    Recently, a Philadelphia jury awarded over $8 million dollars to the families of two factory workers killed by a co-worker in 2010. Concerns about the employee had been reported in the past, and she was suspended the day she committed the…
  • Mar 13

    Third Circuit Rules That Drivers Of Vehicles Weighing Less Than 10,000 Pounds Must Be Paid Overtime Under FLSA

    Third Circuit Rules That Drivers Of Vehicles Weighing Less Than 10,000 Pounds Must Be Paid Overtime Under FLSA
    In a new decision, the first on the subject by a federal appellate court, the Third Circuit has ruled in McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services Inc. that drivers who spend a portion of their work driving “covered” commercial motor…
Rank this Week: 4892

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Does Workers' Compensation Really Have a Place in the iEverything World?

    Does Workers' Compensation Really Have a Place in the iEverything World?
    I started my day watching the video of the launch of Apple's iWatch. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, and his team never disappoints with the rollout of amazing new technology. Even the non-believers will be enthralled. The implementation of Apple's…
  • Mar 21

    World TB Day — March 24, 2015

    World TB Day — March 24, 2015
    Workers who suffer from work-related tuberculosis maybe entitled to benefits under the NJ Workers' Compensation Act. The increased risk for occupational exposure to tuberculosis (TB) is recognized among health care and other workers exposed…
  • Mar 9

    Is The Reserve Offset Heading for Extinction?

    Is The Reserve Offset Heading for Extinction?
    The Obama Administration is proposing stricter collection of workers' compensation payments data of Social Security beneficiaries.Social Security-Budget Estimates and Related InformationBudget Overview, February 2015"10. Establish…
Rank this Week: 311

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 2727

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

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

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal geologist with his FERS disability claim. He suffers from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as the result of several deployments to Afghanistan over the past decade as an Army Reservist. …
  • Mar 6

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal electronics engineer with his FERS disability claim. He suffers from several psychiatric illnesses, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and major depressive disorder. Because his symptoms…
  • Feb 20

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal licensed practical nurse (LPN) with his FERS disability claim. He suffers from several, chronic, spinal/structural medical conditions, including lumbar disc degeneration, cervical disc degeneration, migraine…
Rank this Week: 3184

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 20

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block
    Two reports. One by NPR and ProPublica. The other by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Released at the same time. Both on the issue of cuts to workers' compensation nationwide. Same conclusions: Workers are quickly losing…
  • Mar 10

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied
    In Georgia, companies cannot legally terminate an injured worker as retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. However, there is no law preventing an employer from terminating an injured worker who is receiving workers'…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3862

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/
  • Mar 20

    Do I have to go to the company doctor?

    Do I have to go to the company doctor?
    It depends. In Colorado, if your employer doesn’t send you to a doctor, you may be able to pick your own doctor to treat your work injury. Colorado employers have the right to pick the doctor or clinic where you have to go for…
  • Mar 6

    When should you hire a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney?

    When should you hire a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney?
    Don’t wait to talk to an attorney! The insurance company already has lawyers, adjusters, investigators, and nurse case managers on staff. And their goal is to work against you. They will deny or minimize your medical treatment and…
  • Feb 23

    Is it legal for your boss to tell you that you’re a subcontractor, not an employee, and aren’t covered under workers’ comp?

    Is it legal for your boss to tell you that you’re a subcontractor, not an employee, and aren’t covered under workers’ comp?
    There are several factors we look at to determine if you truly were a “subcontractor.” what were you told when you were hired? who paid your employment taxes? did the employer train you or give you detailed instructions?…
Rank this Week: 4244

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    OSHA Confirms that Workers Have Not Been Helped by Workers Comp. Reform

    OSHA Confirms that Workers Have Not Been Helped by Workers Comp. Reform
    In a recent Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Blog post, we wrote about an NPR and ProPublica probe that found that recent workers’ compensation reforms are hurting more than helping injured workers. Now, the Occupational…
  • Mar 10

    State Appeals Court Reverses Ruling Allowing General Motors to Reduce Retiree’s Workers’ Compensation

    State Appeals Court Reverses Ruling Allowing General Motors to Reduce Retiree’s Workers’ Compensation
    An appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling allowing General Motors to decrease the work injury benefits it was giving to a retiree who was hurt while on the job. The Michigan Court of Appeals said that UAW, the union for America’s…
  • Mar 7

    Workers’ Compensation “Reforms” Are Hurting Injured Worker

    Workers’ Compensation “Reforms” Are Hurting Injured Worker
    According to a National Public Radio and ProPublica investigation, in recent years states across the country have been taking apart the workers’ compensation system. This has proven financially disastrous for the many workers who are…
Rank this Week: 4961

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study

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

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident
    Slip and fall accidents and injuries increase in the winter, especially in the snowy and icy New Jersey weather. Workers are not immune to the increased risk, whether they work indoors or out. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most…
  • Jan 5

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey
    The winter weather in New Jersey opens up the prospect of sledding, skiing, building snow forts, and other exciting adventures for the whole family. Yet a day of fun – or even a day at work – can turn into a tragedy in an instant…
Rank this Week: 1554