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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/
  • Apr 12

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?
    A guardian ad litem is an adult who represents the interests of a minor child or disabled child of any age in court. Generally, “minor” means younger than 18 years of age. The legal definition of a disability that makes someone…
  • Apr 5

    Do I Qualify for SSDI Due to My Mental Illness?

    Do I Qualify for SSDI Due to My Mental Illness?
    Individuals who suffer from diagnosed mental illnesses can qualify to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income payments. In fact, nearly 40 percent of Ohio residents who draw SSDI and/or SSI have…
  • Mar 20

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?
    Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is open to the following people: Ohio state government workers, but not elected state or federal officials Employees of county, city and town governments, with some municipal…
Rank this Week: 4412

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie
    The Claims Journal (an insurance industry periodical) recently published an interesting study. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) studied workers’ compensation claims involving spinal fusion surgery. According…
  • Apr 10

    When Attorney Advertising Takes A Turn For The Worse

    When Attorney Advertising Takes A Turn For The Worse
    I’m disappointed by lawyers who claim to be specialists in ALL legal fields. It’s an impossible claim. It’s a claim that diminishes the legal profession. It’s a claim that will harm clients. If you hear a lawyer…
Rank this Week: 4486

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule
    On June 19, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its second opinion in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bush (posted on our blog August 23, 2014). The first time around the Court of Appeals addressed several issues. On appeal…
  • Apr 13

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
Rank this Week: 2194

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    What is OSHA in Arkansas?

    What is OSHA in Arkansas?
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency inside the Department of Labor, responsible for protecting workers and regulating work conditions around the country.  Their job is to help employers keep the…
  • Apr 17

    Does a Car Accident Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?

    Does a Car Accident Qualify Me for Workers’ Compensation?
    Workers’ compensation is a state run system that helps people who were injured at work continue to get paid.  This program only helps people who suffered work-related injuries, though.  That means that car accidents, on your…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Receive Disability Benefits as an Adult with Asperger’s?

    Can I Receive Disability Benefits as an Adult with Asperger’s?
    Asperger syndrome is a severe problem for many people.  Nearly 200,000 people in the US are diagnosed with the syndrome every year, and many more live with their condition every day. For adults who were either recently diagnosed or have…
Rank this Week: 4965

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Three Reasons to Get Medical Help ASAP After an Atlanta Work Injury

    Three Reasons to Get Medical Help ASAP After an Atlanta Work Injury
    If you get hurt at work, you have to go and see a doctor as soon as possible. It is very important that you see a doctor, both for your health and to protect your legal rights to make a claim to get work injury benefits. A work injury could…
  • Feb 16

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries is substantial. In some tragic cases, an injury has lasting effects. It can be disabling, leaving a worker with permanent impairments. A disabling injury can change every aspect of an employee’s life,…
  • Feb 16

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries is substantial. In some tragic cases, an injury has lasting effects. It can be disabling, leaving a worker with permanent impairments. A disabling injury can change every aspect of an employee’s life,…
Rank this Week: 4887

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Covers news, cases, statutes, and trends in Georgia workers' compensation law. By Bader Law Firm.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompblog.com/
  • May 14

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured
     On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 a freight train collided with a MARTA bus after a safety mechanism at the railroad crossing malfunctioned. Authorities are investigating as to what caused this.  5 passengers were injured as well as the…
  • May 6

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia
    Unsafe scaffolding spotted by health and safety inspectors who were driving by a suburban Atlanta construction site led to $125,000 in proposed penalties against five contractors, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Apr 2

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure
     The Georgia Senate has passed a bill meant to tighten the exclusive-remedy portion of the state’s workers’ compensation law, sending the measure on a track to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk. The Senate passed House Bill 412…
Rank this Week: 2838

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
  • Mar 30

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
  • Mar 16

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie
    Recently, US News & World Report told the sad story of a 21-year-old who worked at the airport and who got hurt on-the-job. The young airport employee was driving a luggage tug, which fell over. As a result of the accident, the worker…
Rank this Week: 4826

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/
  • Apr 22

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving
    As the bad news on distracted driving continues to grow, there is some good news in the war against drunk driving. A new study indicates that the popularity of ridesharing apps like Lyft and Uber is contributing to a drop in drunk driving…
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
  • Mar 13

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest
    Millennial drivers between the ages of 19 and 20 are most likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviors, and those behaviors expose them to increased accident risks. Those are the results of a new study that was published by the AAA…
Rank this Week: 2572

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: 4586

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
  • Apr 9

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden
    Recientemente se resolvió  el caso Héctor L. Santiago v Braulio Agosto Motors, 2017  TSPR 43 la mayoría del Tribunal Supremo resuelve  en contra del reclamante  la controversia de si bajo la Ley…
Rank this Week: 4922

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4613

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Driver in deadly Illinois crash had multiple previous violation

    Driver in deadly Illinois crash had multiple previous violation
    On February 16, three members of an Illinois family were killed when a 21-year-old driver crashed into their vehicle. Piotr Rog, who was also killed in the accident, may have been traveling in excess of 100 mph before striking the Crawford…
  • Mar 31

    Workers Need Stronger Safety Protection

    Workers Need Stronger Safety Protection
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.
  • Mar 31

    Workers Needs Stronger Safety Protection

    Workers Needs Stronger Safety Protection
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the high amount of work injuries and fatalities that may be preventable in Illinois and around the country.
Rank this Week: 1254

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
  • Dec 28

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period
    One of the key benefits of getting on Social Security Disability (SSD, also known as SSDI) is the access to Medicare before the age of 65. Unfortunately, Congress has long imposed a two year waiting period on the disabled who are under the…
  • Dec 14

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State
    On a daily basis our law firm provides free information to the public on injuries that occur on and off the job.   But recently we were proud to file a court action asking that the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) be…
Rank this Week: 3080

California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

http://www.californiacompblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    We’ve Moved!

    We’ve Moved!
    The California Comp Blog has moved to: RTGR law.com Blog We’ll see you there!    
  • May 7

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption
    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP is pleased to announce our new Powerpoint presentation: Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions – Mitigating Public Agency Workers’ Compensation Exposure.  This presentation covers…
  • Mar 31

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation
    The Appeals Board has issued a proposed en banc decision addressing whether the original panel QME or AME must be used to address subsequent dates of injury. In Ismael Navarro v. City of Montebello, the Appeals Board proposed holding the…
Rank this Week: 3212

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: 2187

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 4902

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 4852

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
Rank this Week: 5134

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
Rank this Week: 3847

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1019

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Mar 30

    Most Effective Car Safety Feature Is Standard On All Car

    Most Effective Car Safety Feature Is Standard On All Car
    Car safety technology can be profoundly effective. Many advanced features have been growing in technology and are becoming more and more available as options for your vehicle. But what if we told you there was a safety feature now standard in…
  • Feb 7

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company
    In a recent and unfortunate Ohio legal decision, the 2nd District Court of Appeals has ruled against an injured party and sided with Auto Owners Insurance Company. In Wetzel v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2016-Ohio-5355, Shane Wetzel unsuccessfully…
  • Jan 5

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?
    Many automakers started implementing automobile safety features in the early 2000’s that were designed to reduce the risk of whiplash or neck injury. So it begs the question: Is whiplash prevention technology reducing automobile…
Rank this Week: 1952

Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

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

http://www.2spencers.com/veterans-disability-blog/
  • Mar 20

    Do I have to go to the company doctor?

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

    When should you hire a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney?

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

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

    Is it legal for your boss to tell you that you’re a subcontractor, not an employee, and aren’t covered under workers’ comp?
    There are several factors we look at to determine if you truly were a “subcontractor.” what were you told when you were hired? who paid your employment taxes? did the employer train you or give you detailed instructions?…
Rank this Week: 3086

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1609

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?
    There are several factors that are important when selecting an attorney. First, you want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in handling injury cases (versus an attorney who is a "jack of all trades, and master of none"). Just as you…
  • Dec 22

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.
    The IRS has issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for…
  • Dec 21

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System
    Connecticut Workers compensation is a no-fault system. The worker doesn’t have to prove the employer was negligent to make a workers compensation claim, and a worker can make a claim even if he or she was negligent in some way and that…
Rank this Week: 1715

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/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 1402

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
  • Dec 13

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund
    If you were in the 9/11 "crash site area" in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be…
  • Sep 11

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001
    We continue to fight every day for health care and compensation for 9/11 responders and survivors. Thankfully, the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act was passed last year which guarantees health care and compensation for years to come,…
  • Aug 2

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim
    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last…
Rank this Week: 708

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1485

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/
  • Apr 21

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?
    Does your timekeeping software make it harder for you to comply with wage and hour laws — and to defend yourself in a wage and hour lawsuit? A study recently published in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology says…
  • Apr 21

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The FLSA hurts women? Heather Owen, partner in our Jacksonville Office and proprietor of FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog, begins a three-part series on how the Fair Labor Standards Act, with its lack of flexibility, is unfair to…
  • Apr 20

    An EEOC charge has been filed against your company. What now?

    An EEOC charge has been filed against your company. What now?
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced last month that it has launched an online inquiry form. The online system is in the testing phase and available for only five offices: Charlotte, Chicago, New Orleans, Phoenix, and…
Rank this Week: 440

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

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

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 4175

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
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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/
  • Apr 20

    Have You Been Scammed by a Diet or Fitness Product?

    Have You Been Scammed by a Diet or Fitness Product?
    Most of us want to be fit and to enjoy a healthy weight. There are many products on the market which promise to help us achieve these goals. While many of them have been carefully tested, some may be ineffective or even dangerous. Each year,…
  • Mar 28

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home

    Spring Cleaning Safety: Preventing Injury in Your Home
    If you’re cleaning your Homestead or South Florida home at this time of year, you want to get your home sparkling but you’ll also want to clean safely. While cleaning is generally a safe activity, it can lead to chemical burns…
  • Mar 15

    Spring Break Safety Tip

    Spring Break Safety Tip
    Spring break and spring travel plans are a big part of the fun for college students and even for those not attending school. If you will be taking part in any spring break festivities or traveling, there are several things you will want to do…
Rank this Week: 996

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
Rank this Week: 2091

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage There are many volunteer opportunities that are very physical in nature. From building houses to delivering meals, people often give their time and physical efforts The post…
  • Feb 21

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?
    Imagine two identical situations where two workers are each walking,  fall, and sustain an injury. Let’s call these two individuals worker A and worker B. Each worker suffered the fall The post Fall from an Unknown Cause;…
  • Jan 13

    How a Bonus Impacts your Average Weekly Wage

    How a Bonus Impacts your Average Weekly Wage
    We have previously discussed the importance of accurately calculating the average weekly wage in a Florida workers’ compensation case. As the average weekly wage determines the compensation rate paid for The post How a Bonus Impacts…
Rank this Week: 4956

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Fort Worth personal injury and workers' compensation law. By the Law Office of Stephen O'Rear, P.C.

http://www.fortworthinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
Rank this Week: 3318

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Apr 17

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a man who had slipped and fallen at the defendant’s restaurant. Although the defendant did not initially reply to the…
  • Apr 12

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a written opinion in a dog bite case, explaining which elements a plaintiff must prove in order to be successful. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss when a trial…
  • Mar 31

    Long Arm of the Law Does Not Reach Far Enough For Man Who Lost Use of Arm After Cancer Surgery

    Long Arm of the Law Does Not Reach Far Enough For Man Who Lost Use of Arm After Cancer Surgery
    In a recent case, a husband and wife brought a Georgia medical malpractice claim, alleging that the man’s doctors and nurses failed to correctly position and reposition him before and during surgery, causing a permanent injury to his…
Rank this Week: 4628

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/
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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
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
  • Jun 20

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case
      When you are hurt on your job, you should not delay seeking medical care. Your employer and their insurance company will treat your delay in seeking treatment as an “admission” that your injury really is not that severe.…
Rank this Week: 1780

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: 3950

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 2034

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
Rank this Week: 2490

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 3768

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, in 2015 the number of work-related fatal injuries increased nationally. There were 4,836…
  • Apr 17

    Six Questions You Should Answer Before You Become a Whistleblower

    Six Questions You Should Answer Before You Become a Whistleblower
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Whistleblowers have helped expose some of the biggest corporate scandals of the 21st century, including Enron and the Bernie Madoff scandals. Whistleblowers…
  • Apr 13

    Why an Obscure Securities Law Case Could Affect SSDI

    Why an Obscure Securities Law Case Could Affect SSDI
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) cases are largely decided by administrative law judges (ALJs). A decision questioning the role of ALJs in…
Rank this Week: 972

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Oct 19

    LIGHT DUTY WORK

    LIGHT DUTY WORK
    We have added a new section to our website concerning light duty issues in Iowa work comp cases.  The topics relating to light duty work include: Employees being given light duty work that is too hard for their work restrictions.…
Rank this Week: 2867

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 21

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged
    Your Claim for Workers Compensation Has Been Challenged – What Now? While many workers compensation claims go through unchallenged, it’s not unusual for an employer to contest your claim. If this happens, it is important not to…
  • Apr 20

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem
    Do Missouri workers with back pain get a raw deal when it comes to workers compensation? Office workers are particularly prone to back problems. This doesn’t mean that they should just accept this. Back problems can render some workers…
  • Apr 19

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you have been injured on the job by a co-worker, do not hesitate to report your injury. If you have been injured at work, you likely want to seek compensation. If your injury was caused by one of your co-workers, this can put everyone…
Rank this Week: 4206

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator
    Takata continues to settle with people who have their faulty airbag inflators, but there is one case where they may get off the hook. The used car and junkyard industries... Read more » The post Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflators…
  • Apr 20

    The Wheels of Justice Can be Slow

    The Wheels of Justice Can be Slow
    The wheels of justice are sure, but they are also slow. It can take months or even years before an accident case is fully resolved. Many factors play into this.... Read more » The post The Wheels of Justice Can be Slow appeared first…
  • Apr 19

    Death by Valet at Midtown Restaurant

    Death by Valet at Midtown Restaurant
    One thing that the Strong Arm does is find out who pays when it comes to car accidents in the Atlanta area. There are always questions, and we pride ourselves... Read more » The post Death by Valet at Midtown Restaurant appeared first…
Rank this Week: 4925