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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: 2117

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 11

    St. Louis Mesothelioma Lawyer – Secondhand Asbestos Exposure

    St. Louis Mesothelioma Lawyer – Secondhand Asbestos Exposure
    Secondhand asbestos exposure is rapidly growing as a major cause of malignant mesothelioma. Firsthand asbestos exposure gives way to secondhand asbestos exposure when an exposed family member comes home from the workplace. For…
  • Feb 9

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work
    Can I refuse to work under dangerous working conditions? Under normal circumstances, your employer can initiate action against you if you refuse to work. However, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition
    Reporting an unsafe working condition does not require you to sustain an actual injury. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) makes it obligatory for employers to ensure that their employees work in a safe work environment.…
Rank this Week: 1783

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery
    An employer must provide workers’ compensation benefits to an auto store clerk who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a gunman robbed the store. The decision was handed down by the North Carolina Court of…
  • Feb 9

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD
    It was, in a sense, a single comma that was the deciding factor in the workers’ compensation case of Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc., recently before the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Central to this case is North…
  • Feb 7

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016
    A recent Safety National webinar asked a panel of industry professionals to discuss the top trends and concerns for workers’ compensation this year. The consensus was that in 2016, we should be looking out for: Federal interest in state…
Rank this Week: 575

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: 2251

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    OSHA finds Elan Chemical of Newark NJ put employees at-risk $72,100 in fine

    OSHA finds Elan Chemical of Newark NJ put employees at-risk $72,100 in fine
    OSHA finds Newark NJ manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals Elan Chemical Co. issued 17 citations, faces $72,100 in fines.Employer name: Elan Chemical Company Inc., 268 Doremus Ave., Newark, New…
  • Feb 9

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome
    A recent study indicates that a new physician staging processes by weight and volume of mesothelioma tumors may be helpful in predicting outcome. Mesothelioma is a fatal rare tumor and almost always associated with exposure to asbestos…
  • Feb 7

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery
    A defense firm, that had a “custom” of seeking unlimited medical discovery in workers’ compensation claims, was barred from utilizing that litigation tactic. The NJ Appellate Division affirmed the trial level decision of The…
Rank this Week: 377

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 11

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud

    Using an Attorney to Resolve Employee Workers Compensation Fraud
    The records show that fraud prosecution and restitution is falling far short in accomplishing the goals mandated by legislation.  There are many reasons for this dilemma, and they start with apathy and end with inefficiency.   One…
  • Feb 11

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud

    New York Employee Has No Business Doing Comp Fraud
    New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott recently announced the arrest of the Schenectady-based home improvement business, an individual with a history of criminal fraud, for repeatedly certifying that she had valid workers…
  • Feb 10

    Was Benjamin Franklin the Father of Disability Insurance?

    Was Benjamin Franklin the Father of Disability Insurance?
    Benjamin Franklin often had the ability to think decades, and sometimes a century, ahead of others. For instance, he founded in 1727 a business discussion group, called “The Junto” in Philadelphia to discuss business topics of…
Rank this Week: 505

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?
    The post How Is My Credit Score Determined? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4673

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/
Rank this Week: 3203

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3810

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 11

    Workplace Death Benefit in Bill Should Be Expanded

    Workplace Death Benefit in Bill Should Be Expanded
    I was recently quoted in the Omaha World-Herald newspaper as a neutral testifier in the Nebraska Legislature regarding a bill being considered, LB 836. As commentator Paul Harvey used to say, now here’s “the rest of the…
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
Rank this Week: 573

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Feb 11

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant
    Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC has been fined $1,316,000 for workplace safety and health violations following an explosion at its carbon fiber production plant north of Spokane. Seventeen workers were injured in the oven explosion…
  • Feb 8

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop
    A Colville, WA painter facing criminal charges of unregistered contracting agreed this week to stop working illegally. Terry Foster, 82, agreed in court that he must register with the state and pay court fees if he works as a…
  • Feb 4

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation
    Phillips 66 Refinery has been fined $324,000 for failing to correct serious workplace safety and health violations. A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) inspection of the Ferndale, WA facility found the violations put…
Rank this Week: 3885

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/
  • Feb 11

    Seven Years Too Long?

    Seven Years Too Long?
    How fair does the workers' compensation system have to be to an insurance company?Certainly an insurance company has much more resources than an injured worker, and more than the vast majority of the insured employer population as well.But…
  • Feb 10

    Adjuster Does Right

    Adjuster Does Right
    I write all the time about bad things in workers' compensation and how we need to give the world something positive to talk about. Just yesterday I commented on the medical fraud mill in Southern California. The day before that it was about a…
  • Feb 9

    Catholic School

    Catholic School
    Experience, or the number of injury claims, has been going down across the country except for one specific geographic area - Southern California. Ergo, the expense of workers' compensation for employers is also greater in that area than most…
Rank this Week: 3861

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/
  • Feb 11

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce

    What We Do With Substantive Due Proce
    Jamal Greene, The Meming of Substantive Due Process,  31 Constitutional Commentary -- (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Cary C. FranklinIn 1980, John Hart Ely pronounced substantive due process “a contradiction in…
  • Feb 10

    The Low Road

    The Low Road
    Serena Mayeri, Marital Supremacy and the Constitution of the Nonmarital Family, 103 Calif. L. Rev. 1277 (2015).Katharine BartlettA concern about the marriage equality movement is that it has reinforced the supremacy of marriage and detracted…
  • Feb 9

    Thinking for the Future

    Thinking for the Future
    Katherine Gibson, Deborah Bird Rose, & Ruth Fincher, Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene (2015).Margaret DaviesManifesto for Living in the Anthropocene is notable for two reasons – it is published under a creative commons…
Rank this Week: 925

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: 3693

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Feb 10

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran

    E-Cigarette Battery Injures Air Force Veteran
    Don George of Los Angeles, a retired Air Force veteran, is the latest example of the dangers associated with use of an e-cigarette. George recently filed suit in Los Angeles after being injured when the e-cigarette’s battery exploded,…
  • Feb 2

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie

    Be Aware of Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Injurie
    With the cold wintry weather now upon us, it is time to talk about the dangers of slips and falls. Although it is not a fun topic to discuss, it is not something to be ignored. When you go outside in the morning, be sure to stay alert for…
  • Feb 1

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth

    E-Cigarette Companies Marketing to America’s Youth
    While there is no doubt that e-cigarettes are dangerous, a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents a much greater problem that has previously been overlooked. According to the study, approximately 18.3…
Rank this Week: 3748

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
  • Feb 4

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to…

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to pick up the phone and call me.  I know that sounds a bit odd. But, I can tell from the stats on this blog that traffic is up since the first of the year. I get it, you have questions. You’re…
  • Feb 2

    Port of Tacoma

    Port of Tacoma
    Just saw a super cool aerial video of the Port of Tacoma at the ILWU 23 Home page. http://www.ilwulocal23.org The fly over of the cranes is pretty spectacular. I represent workers who are injured at the Port, so sometimes I forget it can be a…
Rank this Week: 2053

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/
  • Feb 10

    Employers: Avoid potential wrongful termination lawsuits by following these tip

    Employers: Avoid potential wrongful termination lawsuits by following these tip
    NOTE: The article below, written by Chain | Cohn | Stiles wrongful termination attorney Matthew Clark, appeared in the February/March issue of the Kern Business Journal. The bi-monthly publication by The Bakersfield…
  • Feb 3

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer
    David Cohn and James Yoro, partners with the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, have been named Super Lawyers by Southern California’s Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the fifth year straight that Cohn has…
  • Jan 27

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield
    The New Year bring new beginnings, but it also brings new laws in California, including many that affect those driving on Kern County’s roadways. Chain | Cohn | Stiles consistently stresses safety on the…
Rank this Week: 1990

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
  • Feb 5

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe
    Truck drivers are receiving a crash course on winter driving through the use of a state of the art simulator that mimics actual road conditions in inclement weather and allows drivers to learn how their vehicles will respond under varied…
Rank this Week: 1721

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/
Rank this Week: 3317

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/
  • Feb 10

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident
    A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident. A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident after being crushed by a boulder. The victim, Jeremy Neice, had been working in the mines around…
  • Feb 3

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance

    OSHA and Industrial Truck Association Renew and Extend Hazard Reduction Alliance
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Industrial Truck Association have agreed to renew and extend their alliance to minimize the amount of injuries and deaths related to powered industrial trucks.
  • Dec 10

    Fatal Accident: 19-Year-Old Caught in Machine and Fatally Injured on First Day of Job

    Fatal Accident: 19-Year-Old Caught in Machine and Fatally Injured on First Day of Job
    19-year-old Mason Cox was killed after being pulled into a wood chipper in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Reports say Cox was trying to kick a tree branch that he was loading into the chipper when his leg got caught in the tree branch.
Rank this Week: 1267

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville
    Did you know that there is a measurable increase in car accidents on Superbowl Sunday? This may seem to be common sense: more people out, more people drinking and all that frenzied excitement from a good game. But I bet you didn’t know…
  • Feb 8

    Nashville: This is Our City

    Nashville: This is Our City
    Did you know that Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States?! According to the Metro Monitor in the last 5 years Nashville’s combined growth in job creation and population landed it as the 5th fastest growing…
  • Feb 4

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck
    As avid hockey fans our firm anxiously watched the Nashville Predators win another game over the Calgary Flames on its Western Canadian road trip last week. As personal injury attorneys our firm anxiously watched as one of the on-ice…
Rank this Week: 3284

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average
    Chicago scored a D in the March of Dimes 2015 ranking of pre-term birth rates in six large Illinois cities. The city has a premature birth rate of 10.4 percent in comparison to the United States’ overall rate of 9.6 percent. Joliet had…
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
  • Feb 6

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois workers have a right to compensation, and employers are advised to be mindful of the potential liability they may confront in state court. There may be cases in which an employer…
Rank this Week: 1423

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/
  • Feb 9

    Injuries in Florida Airport

    Injuries in Florida Airport
    Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and other airports in the South Florida region process millions of flyers and visitors each year. Most visitors travel safely and get to their destinations without…
  • Feb 3

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident
    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), about 400 people die in wrong-way accidents each year. While this is a relatively small percentage of the over 30,000 car accident fatalities that happen across the country each…
  • Jan 30

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury
    Many people associate amusement parks with the summer, but thanks to mild South Florida winters, amusement parks in this part of the country remain open all year round. In fact, many amusement parks have special deals or promotions during the…
Rank this Week: 2797

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/
  • Feb 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • Feb 8

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance
    OSHA recently released a new Whistleblower Investigations Manual, clarifying its relaxed investigative standard of reasonable cause rather than the more restrictive preponderance of the evidence standard. The Manual provides: For…
  • Feb 2

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule
    On February 1, 2016, Phase II of MSHA’s respirable dust rule went into effect.  It requires mine operators: To use continuous personal dust monitors (CPDMs) to monitor underground coal mine occupations exposed to the highest…
  • Jan 26

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied a challenge brought by two separate groups representing the coal industry to the final rule Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous…
Rank this Week: 2014

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 1388

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/
Rank this Week: 448

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three
    High winds are to blame for a deadly crane collapse in New York City Friday morning. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, workers were attempting to secure the crane at the time of the incident. Shortly before 8:30 am, the massive piece of…
  • Jan 28

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them
    There’s no question that some jobs are more dangerous than others, but occupations that appear perfectly safe often have a higher percentage of injured employees. The top five workplace injuries can occur in almost any occupation, from…
  • Jan 25

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes rules, regulations, and standards that employers must comply with to maintain a safe working environment for employees. In addition to protecting employee safety, OSHA regulations…
Rank this Week: 4349

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/
  • Feb 8

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*
    This is too funny, and it ties in so well with my post on Friday about the EEOC’s new “pay survey” proposal. I learned about the video from the Washington Post, but I’m linking to the YouTube version to…
  • Feb 5

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal
    You have no doubt heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposes to require employers with 100 or more employees to start submitting compensation data with their annual EEO-1 reports. The proposal was announced by President…
  • Feb 5

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too
    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it’s against members of minority groups or whether it’s against Caucasians. A three-judge…
Rank this Week: 1695

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA
    We have written often about the National Labor Relations Board’s expansive view of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  In our latest podcast, we discuss employee rights under the Act and best practices for…
  • Feb 4

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report
    The federal government’s enforcement efforts relating to equal pay are intensifying after President Obama’s recent announcement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will begin to collect expanded information on…
  • Feb 3

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review
    To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process…
Rank this Week: 4334

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
  • Dec 13

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge
    I have represented claimants in over 1,000 Social Security Disability hearings. These are some suggestions about the claimant's testimony before the judge:First, if you have a case that involves chronic pain you are going to be asked what is…
Rank this Week: 3671

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Feb 5

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?
    As Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos takes center stage this weekend, over 115 million fans are expected to tune-in across the world. It is estimated that 1.3 billion chicken wings and 139 million pounds of…
  • Feb 1

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???
    We know what everyone is thinking, how can the Jets be in the news during the week of the Super Bowl? Did you accidently step into a time machine and windup in 1969? Nope, the only guarantee Joe Namath is … Continue reading →
  • Jan 13

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement
    January 8, 2016 –We are very pleased to congratulate Jeffrey E. Strauss, of counsel to Mintz & Geftic, LLC and Strauss Law Offices, LLC, who, through a relentless and lengthy hard fought legal battle, secured a $15 million…
Rank this Week: 3162

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2301

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 5

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney

    Peter Hunt South Florida Attorney
    Maritime and Personal Injury Attorney Peter Hunt, Esq., has been working with LaBovick Law Group for more than a year in the maritime and personal injury division. He began as a legal intern and got sworn into the Florida Bar as an…
  • Feb 5

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez

    Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez
    Attorney/Abogado  A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Robert “Bobby” Gonzalez graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad School of Law in 2013 after earning his bachelor’s degree in…
  • Feb 5

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair

    Elizabeth Seemann – SSD and Veterans Affair
    Director of Social Security Disability Benefits and Veterans Affairs Elizabeth Seemann is LaBovick Law Group’s lead Social Security disability and Veterans Affairs attorney. After graduating from the University of Maine School of…
Rank this Week: 1857

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace
    Chemical exposure is a serious risk that many workers face on a daily basis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, exposure to harmful substances or environments is among the five most common causes of workplace fatalities. Nearly…
  • Jan 26

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim
    You’ve been injured on the job. Maybe you were hurt on a construction site or you slipped on a wet floor at the hospital. Whatever happened, you reported the incident to your manager right away, you saw a doctor who had been…
  • Jan 20

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace
    While you might not think about it until it happens to you, employees in all occupations and across all industries face potential risks for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). From slipping on a wet floor at the office to being involved in an…
Rank this Week: 1802

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: 2462

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3216

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/
  • Feb 2

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident
    Properly reporting a car accident can make all the difference in collecting on insurance claims and receiving compensation for injuries. If the right information does not reach the right desks within the proper timeframes, victims of other…
  • Jan 15

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?
    Receiving workers’ compensation benefits will decrease any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments you are approved to receive. This goes for both monthly workers’ comp payments and lump sum settlements. The Social…
  • Jan 5

    What Is an Intentional Tort?

    What Is an Intentional Tort?
    An intentional tort occurs when someone means to cause you harm and succeeds in doing so. In legalese, a “tort” is any injury or loss affecting your physical health, emotional well-being, finances or reputation that can be…
Rank this Week: 1717

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 2

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April
    The article Florida High Court set to hear Constitutional Challenge to Worker’s Comp, discusses an important worker’s compensation issue that will be heard in April and that can change the workers compensation system if ruled in…
  • Jan 20

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage
    It is a Monday afternoon and you are at work completing your usual tasks. You are walking back from using the copy machine and trip on a loose rug and are rushed to the hospital. At the hospital you are told that you will not be able to work…
  • Dec 23

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost
    In Gobel v. American Airlines, a Florida employee filed a claim for benefits after suffering injuries while on the job, and the claim was eventually granted. Next, the parties submitted a joint stipulation to the Judge of Compensation…
Rank this Week: 2140

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2
    Part 1 of this blog dealt with how weekly workers’ compensation benefits and monthly Social Security Disability benefits can offset each other.  But what happens if you settle your workers’ comp case? In Part 1, we used an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1
    The Short answer is “Yes.” However, depending upon certain factors, one may not be able to collect his or her Social Security Disability benefit in full.  This is because the receipt of weekly workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 28

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?
    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth? This is one of the most common questions asked of attorneys practicing in workers compensation, or any personal injury type of law.  For someone who has sustained a work-related injury, with…
Rank this Week: 2106

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 28

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace
    Lead is a dangerous toxin which can cause lead poisoning, long-term brain damage, impaired kidney function, impotency, damage to the nervous system, digestive issues, anemia, high blood pressure, muscle coordination problems, vision problems,…
  • Jan 21

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site
    Construction workers face elevated risks of death and injury on-the-job.  There are four primary causes of death on construction sites, which the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refers to as the Fatal Four.…
  • Jan 14

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim
    Work injuries can be expensive, and can permanently affect your earning power. When you incur medical bills and your income is lost or reduced, it can be very stressful. Workers’ compensation laws are intended to remove this…
Rank this Week: 2139

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa
    In Lee v. K&N Management, Inc., the plaintiff sued a store and barbecue after tripping on ground cover near the store entrance. Before going to the store to pick up dessert, she’d been eating dinner with her mother and brother, and…
  • Jan 28

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case
    In re Michelin North America, Inc. is a recent product liability case. The case arose when a woman driving a 2013 Ford Explorer was hit by Robert Coleman’s Ford F250 pickup. The pickup crossed the center line when its left front tire…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim
    In Quiroz v. Llamas-Soforo, a Texas appellate court considered a medical malpractice action brought by a mother on behalf of her son against a doctor. The son was born prematurely at 24 weeks and had less than a 50% chance of survival. He…
Rank this Week: 821

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
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 2955

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/
  • Jan 27

    Is your treatment medically necessary?

    Is your treatment medically necessary?
    As we know, the law requires that a medical benefit which includes, but is not limited to, the treatment, a device or an aid be medically necessary.  In order to award that benefit, the test is whether it is medically…
  • Jan 26

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience
    In yesterday’s blog we referenced Attorney Hoffman’s early experience in successfully picking stocks to invest in.  Below is the Money Magazine’s article from September 10, 1984 and the IBD Special Report from June 29,…
  • Jan 25

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment
    If you review the graph at the bottom of this article you will see that as the price of oil goes so goes your investments. My solution is to stabilize the stock market and global economies by having the U.S.  set the…
Rank this Week: 2033

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 15

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday

    How to Stay Alert for Terror Threats During the Holiday
    Times have changed. While this may be the most wonderful time of the year, recent headlines have carried more misfortune and tragedy than any of us care to see. Terrorism is a real and present danger in the world today, and the threat…
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
Rank this Week: 3410