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LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!
    Hurricane season is here and the peak of the season is right around the corner. Are you prepared if a hurricane hits your area? There are many things that can help you stay safe when a hurricane comes along but here are six tips to remember…
  • Aug 20

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing

    How To Prepare For Your Social Security Disability Hearing
    Testifying at your disability hearing can be scary. The whole procedure is not meant to be intimidating. It is meant to be a conversation between you, the Judge and your attorney. If you don’t have an attorney at this point I highly…
  • Aug 19

    Victory For Medical Providers In The 4th District Court Of Appeals Allstate Case

    Victory For Medical Providers In The 4th District Court Of Appeals Allstate Case
    Today we experienced a historic moment in Florida Personal Injury Protection law. The 4th District Court of Appeals (4th DCA) ruled in favor of Medical Providers across the State of Florida.   Allstate has lost the year-long battle…
Rank this Week: 1248

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: 2685

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year
    Work related injuries are an everyday reality that American workers face. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 3 million Americans in working in private industry get injured every year. According to the 2013 Survey of…
  • Aug 24

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection
    All health care organizations should have a written policy in place for handling possible cases of HIV exposure. In the United States, health care workers are exposed to many things while doing their job. Doctors and nurses are exposed…
  • Aug 21

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident
    It is often small errors made by overconfident drivers that lead to serious car accidents. Some critical errors can cost you your personal injury claim, and may leave you partly responsible for the accident under the theory of comparative…
Rank this Week: 2794

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101
    New Jersey offers an array of boating activities to be enjoyed throughout the year. Residents can take advantage of 127 miles of coast, as well as inland lakes and tributaries. However, with boating recreation comes boating safety…
  • Aug 21

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we work with a wide range of workers’ compensation cases – from simple and straightforward to highly complex and detailed. Workers’ compensation claims are different for every employee who has…
  • Aug 11

    Determining Eligibility for Workers’ Comp

    Determining Eligibility for Workers’ Comp
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we know there are a number of instances where benefits are due to employees who have suffered an injury or illness at the workplace. Workers’ compensation claims are prevalent according to the Bureau of…
Rank this Week: 2741

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/
  • Aug 27

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House
    As reported by The Trentonian.com, an employee at private halfway house Albert “Bo” Robinson Assessment and Treatment Center, better known simply as Bo Robinson, is again being accused of having inappropriate sexual relations…
  • Aug 21

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit
    In accordance with an article published on NJ.Com this past week, New Jersey’s low-end credit rating could fall again if the state Supreme Court rules that retired public workers are entitled to yearly increases (COLA) in their…
  • Aug 12

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze
    As reported by NJ.com, the State’s largest state workers union and three others have joined the lawsuit filed by our office against the Christie administration over its decision to freeze wages for state employees.   …
Rank this Week: 1372

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 530

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: 2943

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Aug 27

    Small Percent Of Claims Create Large Percent Of Cost

    Small Percent Of Claims Create Large Percent Of Cost
    Twenty percent of all workers’ compensation cost is incurred on less than one percent of the claims.  These high dollar claims are often referred to as catastrophic claims.  The term ‘catastrophic claim’ applies to…
  • Aug 27

    Ontario Officials Zero-in on Mine Safety

    Ontario Officials Zero-in on Mine Safety
    Ontario (Canada) officials are focusing on motor vehicles and mobile equipment during a two-month enforcement blitz at underground and surface mines across Ontario this summer.   In July and August, 2015, mining inspectors and engineers…
  • Aug 26

    Understand And Improve Your Experience Modifier

    Understand And Improve Your Experience Modifier
    To calculate your workers compensation insurance premium, the insurance company takes into consideration three things – the type of business you are in, the total amount of your company’s payroll and your experience…
Rank this Week: 376

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Aug 27

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim
    Gerhard Letzing, Executive Director of the The Washington State Association for Justice, has put out a call for support for the firefighters and victims of the wildfires in Washington:   North Central Washington has been…
  • Aug 20

    Is Tesla going to start its own Uber competitor with self-driving electric cars?

    Is Tesla going to start its own Uber competitor with self-driving electric cars?
    Today’s post was shared from www.treehugger.com. This might help Uber out of the controversy surrounding their drivers – are they employees, or are they independent contractors? – if there are no drivers, there is no…
  • Aug 17

    California Law Agencies Get $34.9M to Fight Workers’ Comp Fraud

    California Law Agencies Get $34.9M to Fight Workers’ Comp Fraud
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.insurancejournal.com Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has awarded $34.9 million in grants to 37 district attorney offices representing 42 counties in California to…
Rank this Week: 2167

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2355

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Aug 27

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident
    The U.S. Department of Labor Blog recently released a resource that encourages the continued discussion of workers’ compensation and safety in the workplace. This blog post from the Labor Department features a safety-fine map that…
  • Aug 24

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm in Seattle where they advocate for injured workers. Washington state is like Iowa, in that there are 27 states that have OSHA-approved state plans. Nebraska is not one…
  • Aug 20

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Payments to Workers and their Familie

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Payments to Workers and their Familie
    Here’s the next installment in the firm’s series that focuses on the basics of the workers’ compensation system. It gives information on how payments to injured workers and/or their families are handled.  Workers’…
Rank this Week: 1294

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/
  • Aug 27

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were…
  • Aug 24

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation

    Seattle Employer Fined More Than $215,000 for Serious Safety Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Seattle employer has been cited for multiple serious workplace health violations after a worker became entangled in a rotating shaft while working inside a confined…
  • Aug 20

    Justice Scalia’s Influence on Legal Writing is Questioned

    Justice Scalia’s Influence on Legal Writing is Questioned
    Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California Irvine School of Law School and Constitutional Law Scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California Irvine School of Law School and author of the textbook…
Rank this Week: 3403

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/
  • Aug 27

    Dog Day Discomfort

    Dog Day Discomfort
    The Dog Days of Summer are here in full force. It was generally a hundred degrees with nearly 100% humidity every day of the 70th Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL.That weather yesterday produced flight suspending thunderstorms…
  • Aug 26

    Fly The Claim

    Fly The Claim
    Four One Mike over the LA basin managing risk...Heading back to California today from the 70th annual WCI Educational Conference in Florida, it's been a week since Bonanza Six Six Four One Mike has been in the air and it's been 8 days since I…
  • Aug 25

    Freedom and Responsibility

    Freedom and Responsibility
    The "Bloggers' Panel" convenes this afternoon at the WCI Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. Attacked by a Mark Walls bobblehead!Mark Walls of Safety National, Bob Wilson of Workerscompensation.com, and I will be talking about various issues…
Rank this Week: 2161

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: 2074

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/
  • Aug 26

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?
    Today an employee of Berwald Roofing died when he fell to his death and another worker was severely injured.  I'm very familiar with this employer and I am of the opinion that Berwald Roofing, like many Minnesota employers, does not…
  • Aug 8

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers is a peer review, research driven rating system of outstanding lawyers in a particular field of practice.  No more than 5% of all lawyers throughout the practice of Minnesota workers compensation are selected.  Super…
  • Jul 25

    Atkinson Law Office Welcomes Dana Gerber As Our Newest Attorney.

    Atkinson Law Office Welcomes Dana Gerber As Our Newest Attorney.
    One of the areas that distinguishes the attorneys of Atkinson Law Office from all other Minnesota workers compensation firms is that we are former insurance company lawyers.  Our lawyers have over 60 years of combined legal experience.…
Rank this Week: 1732

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/
  • Aug 26

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It
    Wrong site surgery happens when the wrong part or the wrong patient is operated upon. This can happen if a patient’s left lung is operated on, for example, when the patient went in for surgery on their right lung. In some cases, wrong…
  • Aug 21

    Is Legal Action Possible in Cases of Suicide?

    Is Legal Action Possible in Cases of Suicide?
    Suicide can be one of the most devastating situations a family will face. Losing a loved one is always distressing, but having that loss be self-inflicted is often overwhelming. It’s common for surviving friends and family to have many…
  • Aug 19

    What are Nerve Block Injuries?

    What are Nerve Block Injuries?
    When you have surgery under local anesthesia, the anesthesiologist will sometimes administer nerve block to temporarily disrupt the signals within the nerves. This is usually done by injecting lidocaine or bupivacaine. With these injections,…
Rank this Week: 1525

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: 2082

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3055

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
  • Aug 12

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?
    “Pain and suffering” seems to be a catch-all phrase used in plenty of personal injury cases, but many people are confused as to what this means from a legal standpoint. How exactly is it measured and how is a monetary ……
Rank this Week: 2790

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case
    A civil action instituted by LM Insurance Corporation was stayed against a defendant employer pending a Federal criminal action. The application to stay the Federal civil action was made by the employer to the court following the issuance of…
  • Aug 17

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize
    Ryan Field, Northwestern's 49,000 seat football stadium. ‪ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The NLRB has rejected a bid by the football players at Northwestern University to unionize. The decision, ironically, did not decide whether or not…
  • Aug 13

    Senator Gillibrand: We Have a Moral Obligation to Care for 9/11 Heroes, Survivors & Their Familie

    Senator Gillibrand: We Have a Moral Obligation to Care for 9/11 Heroes, Survivors & Their Familie
    As the Zadroga Act slowly journeys to expiration, Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) declared that, “We Have a Moral Obligation to Continue to Provide the Critically Needed Care and Compensation That Our 9/11 Heroes, Survivors and…
Rank this Week: 1828

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Bill seeks to limit workers’ compensation

    Bill seeks to limit workers’ compensation
    An Illinois state senator has introduced legislation that would alter the state’s workers’ compensation law. State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) introduced a bill that would require “primary causation,” meaning that…
  • Aug 24

    Birth injury case claims negligence resulted in death of infant

    Birth injury case claims negligence resulted in death of infant
    A federal birth injury lawsuit has been filed by parents who claim that negligence on the part of medical personnel resulted in the death of their daughter. According to the lawsuit, the mother presented to the hospital on January 23, 2013…
  • Aug 21

    Hospital to pay multi-million settlement in birth injury lawsuit

    Hospital to pay multi-million settlement in birth injury lawsuit
    A $17.5 million settlement was recently reached in a birth injury lawsuit. The lawsuit alleged that negligence on the part of a hospital and obstetrician during labor and delivery led to a boy being disabled for life. Jurors cleared the…
Rank this Week: 1062

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Aug 25

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary
    Fast food restaurants are an American staple. Drive down any major highway in the US and you’re bound to see a sign or advertisement for some fast food chain’s restaurant. Although these restaurants can provide tasty meals at an…
  • Aug 24

    Join Stark & Stark’s Motorcycle Injury Group at the 2015 Roar to the Shore

    Join Stark & Stark’s Motorcycle Injury Group at the 2015 Roar to the Shore
    Join Stark & Stark Motorcycle Attorneys Chris Pyne and Joel Rosenberg, along with a representative from ProRider®, as they answer questions you may have about the differences between an automobile policy and a motorcycle policy as…
  • Aug 17

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable
    The Supreme Court of South Dakota recently found a case involving an employee who was injured while engaging in “horseplay” with a coworker, while at work, to be a compensable. Petrik v. JJ Concrete, Inc., 2015 S.D. 39 (June 3,…
Rank this Week: 1645

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: 2638

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/
Rank this Week: 2260

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation
    In North Carolina, workers' compensation death benefits may be paid to the total dependents of an employee or next-of-kin, whichever is applicable. Death benefits cover funeral expenses, plus two-thirds of employee's average weekly wages,…
  • Aug 22

    Ellis v. Key City Furniture - Denial of Disability Claim

    Ellis v. Key City Furniture - Denial of Disability Claim
    It's not unusual for workers' compensation claims to be denied outright, especially if the worker is not represented by an experienced attorney. In many cases, workers have to fight for benefits, and it sometimes requires a substantial amount…
  • Aug 19

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. - Workers' Comp for Laser Tag

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. - Workers' Comp for Laser Tag
    The North Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed the award of workers' compensation benefits to plaintiff in Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co., over objections by employer that worker hadn't suffered a compensable injury, wasn't injured in…
Rank this Week: 4738

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Aug 24

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate
    We continue to assist candidates that have been disqualified from the NYPD.  for over 12 years we have assisted candidates that received letters for NYPD psych disqualification, NYPD character or background disqualification or NYPD…
  • Aug 20

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?
    This is the question that was posed in the case of petitioner versus Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority “MABSTOA” The Appellate Division First Department decided that it was violative of public policy to allow…
  • Aug 4

    NYPD Disqualification appeal

    NYPD Disqualification appeal
    … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1650

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/
  • Aug 24

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack
    Four quick thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack: 1. Should you post anything on the internet that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page of the New York Times? “No” used to be standard advice, but that…
  • Aug 24

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider
    I loved this article from today’s Detroit Free Press – “10 secrets every health insurance company knows” (not that anyone asked, but in my opinion a more accurate title would be “10 tips for getting…
  • Aug 21

    Can employees trust Human Resources?

    Can employees trust Human Resources?
    Are Human Resources representatives advocates for employees, or shills for the corporate bigwigs? I suppose you’ve been following the story about how Amazon (1) is the worst place in the world to work, (2) no it isn’t, (3) anyway,…
Rank this Week: 1166

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

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

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
  • Aug 10

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator
    Power morcellator manufacturers and practitioners performing hysterectomies and other uterine procedures with the devices have come under fire following the discovery of a strong link between power morcellation and the spread of cancerous…
Rank this Week: 2323

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: 317

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 24

    Injured at Work? Information employees need to know about Massachusetts Workers Compensation Law

    Injured at Work? Information employees need to know about Massachusetts Workers Compensation Law
    By: John J. O’Day Jr. | Partner Massachusetts has had Worker’s Compensation laws since 1912. The law was designed to distribute benefits on a “no fault” basis. Thus, it does not make a difference whether an employee is…
  • Aug 10

    Slip and Fall: Accident or Owner Liability?

    Slip and Fall: Accident or Owner Liability?
    By: Charles Mulcahy, Esq. | Partner Many individuals are injured as a result of slip and falls. First, a determination needs to be made whether the slip and fall is just an accident or, alternatively, an owner or one that is in control of the…
  • Jul 27

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
    Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may be a source of fun and entertainment, accidents can happen at any…
Rank this Week: 2913

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/
  • Aug 24

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation
    Back in February we wrote about the NJ Supreme Court's decision in the Aguas case, which adopted the federal standard in hostile environment sexual harassment cases.  As we noted then, Aguas cut back on employee rights by…
  • Aug 19

    Today Is National Aviation Day

    Today Is National Aviation Day
    As a pilot and aviation advocate, this is something that I should have known but didn't until I ran across this article on CNN.com.   No country has a richer aviation history than the United States, and nowhere else does aviation make…
  • Aug 4

    Frank Steinberg Elected Director of Lawyer Pilots Bar Ass'n

    Frank Steinberg Elected Director of Lawyer Pilots Bar Ass'n
    Frank Steinberg has been elected a director of the Lawyer Pilots Bar Association. LPBA is an international, non-profit bar association whose members are pilots or simply have an interest in aviation.  LPBA is guided by the principles of…
Rank this Week: 537

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/
  • Aug 24

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule
    Sometimes, the question of whether an injury arose in the course and scope of employment is simple because of where it happened or how it happened. Other times, the issue is more complicated. Perhaps it didn’t happen at the job site or…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity
    A woman whose husband was killed on-the-job in Atlanta while working for the city is seeking to challenge Georgia’s sovereign immunity and worker’s compensation exclusive remedy provisions. When her husband was killed, he was…
  • Aug 6

    Walker v. Tensor Machinery – Apportionment in Third-Party Liability

    Walker v. Tensor Machinery – Apportionment in Third-Party Liability
    A plaintiff in a Georgia third-party liability lawsuit against an equipment manufacturer following a work-related injury is arguing against a defense request to add his employer as a non-party defendant. In the case of Walker v. Tensor…
Rank this Week: 4780

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident
    The lack of proper mechanical training by trucking companies (carriers) causes accidents, many of which lead to serious injury or death. Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) regulations require that pre-trip inspections be made before truck…
  • Aug 18

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict
    Summary In 2009, Jeff Bayne was severely injured on the job because of his employer’s intentional conduct. Because there was substantial certainty that the employer’s conduct would lead to Jeff’s injuries, the case was…
  • Aug 6

    Oklahoma Liquor Law

    Oklahoma Liquor Law
    Although prohibition was repealed across country in 1933, Oklahoma apparently did not get the memo and was one of several states that never ratified the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution. Oklahoma did not allow alcohol sales…
Rank this Week: 2725

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 21

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List
    Last year, four employees were killed in a massive gas leak at a DuPont plant. One worker was initially exposed to a toxic gas called methyl mercaptan, which is used in the production of jet fuel and in making insecticides. The exposure…
  • Aug 14

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker
    Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and many workers throughout the country are employed by small companies. While these organizations often aim to provide a positive work environment and to provide important services to…
  • Aug 7

    Protecting Lone Workers from Atlanta Workplace Injurie

    Protecting Lone Workers from Atlanta Workplace Injurie
    One of the key pieces of advice given to employees to prevent on-the-job injuries is to watch out for other workers. The problem, however, is that there are many workers who are alone on the job and who have no one to look out for them. Lone…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Massachusetts Labor Laws: An Overview

    Massachusetts Labor Laws: An Overview
    As minimum wage debates ripple across the country, American workers have begun to reevaluate their employment rights. Employers are responsible for adhering to federal and state labor laws that govern minimum wage, overtime pay, holiday pay,…
  • Aug 19

    Construction Worker in Taunton Killed When Lift Tipped Over – OSHA Investigating

    Construction Worker in Taunton Killed When Lift Tipped Over – OSHA Investigating
    A man who was killed in a construction accident in Taunton on Monday has officially been identified by the district attorney’s office. 48 year old Kevin Miranda was killed when the construction lift he had been working on flipped over…
  • Aug 18

    Tragedy In Taunton: Construction Worker Sustains Fatal Injury During Lift Accident

    Tragedy In Taunton: Construction Worker Sustains Fatal Injury During Lift Accident
    A worker was killed yesterday after a falling from a construction lift at at a Taunton job-site. According to OSHA officials and police at the scene, the construction lift was operating on a slope just behind St. Mary’s school, near the…
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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/
  • Aug 19

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona
    As early as 2010, reports of dangerous fractures and migrations in inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were being made public. The FDA issued a safety warning regarding these devices, stating it had received nearly 1,000 adverse event reports…
  • Aug 11

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection
    Five years ago, the inventor of a popular surgical device requested that hospitals stop using his device because he believed it posed a danger to patients. The device, a heated blanket that keeps patients warm during implant surgeries, is now…
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
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Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Aug 17

    Delay in Treatment of Your Back Pain May be Hazardous to Your Health

    Delay in Treatment of Your Back Pain May be Hazardous to Your Health
    In my Georgia workers’ compensation law practice I interact with dozens of insurance companies each week and I frequently find that claims adjusters take a very short sighted approach towards medical treatment for back injuries. At…
  • Jul 24

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim
    I have written before about the danger associated with keeping your social media profiles active while you are pursuing workers’ compensation benefits. Comments, posts, tweets and especially photos can and will be used against you.…
  • Mar 4

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
Rank this Week: 2931

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Aug 17

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe
    A few weeks ago, I read about a crisis occurring in Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, a week-long heatwave killed more than 1,200 people and in India, the heat killed close to 2,200. Tens of thousands more were treated at area hospitals for…
  • Aug 13

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury
    While at a party recently, a friend of mine was checking Facebook and relayed to us in a near panicked voice about an amusement park rollercoaster that fell off its track and killed 13 people. The group he was addressing had very mixed…
  • Jul 27

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brian M. Wright, from Causey Law Firm. Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home…
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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/
  • Aug 17

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Tuesday, September 1. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, updating the site’s theme, and preparing new sections we…
  • Aug 14

    What is a Theorist For? The Recruitment of Users into Online Governance

    What is a Theorist For? The Recruitment of Users into Online Governance
    Kate Crawford & Tarleton Gillespie, What is a flag for? Social media reporting tools and the vocabulary of complaint, New Media & Society (2014), available at SSRN.Rebecca TushnetThe problem of handling harassing and discriminatory…
  • Aug 12

    Making People Pay – and Pay, and Pay

    Making People Pay – and Pay, and Pay
    Wayne A. Logan and Ronald F. Wright, Mercenary Criminal Justice, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1175 (2014).Mary FanWhile budget crises have sparked efforts to curb the costs of mass incarceration, financial considerations have also intensified…
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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/
  • Aug 13

    A General Release Outside Workers Compensation Can Release The Workers Compensation Claim

    A General Release Outside Workers Compensation Can Release The Workers Compensation Claim
    A represented employee can settle his workers’ compensation case by signing a release of his workers’ compensation claim in ANY third party litigation cases including: An EEOC claim decided March 6, 2015 by Judge…
  • Aug 6

    Issues Outside the Jurisdiction of the Workers Compensation Judge

    Issues Outside the Jurisdiction of the Workers Compensation Judge
    Issues that are outside of FSA 440 and issues over which the JCC has no jurisdiction per case law and recent JCC decisions: The JCC lacks jurisdiction over all employment benefits between the employee and the employer including reinstatement…
  • Jan 22

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
Rank this Week: 2659

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Aug 12

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?
    If you watch much TV, you may have seen the commercials […] The post Is AVVO a credible legal resource? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Aug 10

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?
    A well-funded special interest lobbying coalition is pu […] The post Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jul 8

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing
    Workers in the meatpacking industry have long complaine […] The post Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
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Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3214

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/
  • Aug 11

    Texas Worker Buried Alive

    Texas Worker Buried Alive
    Every day, many blue collar workers wake up early in the morning to provide for themselves and their families. Many of these men and women work long hours to earn a living. People who are working hard during the week have a right to be safe…
  • May 28

    Chemical Exposure At Work

    Chemical Exposure At Work
    A huge part of people’s lives is spent at work. So there is a good chance of being injured at work. To prevent injury, one should follow company policies and OSHA safety standards. They should also wear proper safety gear when required…
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
Rank this Week: 1868

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
  • Aug 11

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney
    Next Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 noon, I will present a webinar, Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, based on my ethics book of the same title. The program will address: General Legal Principles…
  • Aug 10

    August Newsletter Summarizing Recent Pennsylvania Case Law Available

    August Newsletter Summarizing Recent Pennsylvania Case Law Available
    For 26 years, I have published a newsletter summarizing recent Pennsylvania appellate (and some federal) case law. The August edition is available. Just go to http://bit.ly/1N4hIeM to read it. You can also subscribe by using the subscription…
  • Jul 15

    Social Security Disability Applicants: Have No Fear, The System is Not Going Under

    Social Security Disability Applicants: Have No Fear, The System is Not Going Under
    According to Chicken Little, the sky was always falling. Some observers of the Social Security Disability (SSDI) system seem to have a similar belief – that the SSDI system is “broke” and there won’t be enough money to…
Rank this Week: 2827

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
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
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