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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/
  • Jun 14

    Lawyers vs. Attorneys: What’s the Difference?

    Lawyers vs. Attorneys: What’s the Difference?
    Remember that old comedy bit that starts, “You can call me Ray …”?   Set aside the quite high annoyance factor and understand that the gist of that tired gag applies to the job titles of “lawyer” and…
  • May 22

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio
    Explaining the difference between a full tort and a limited tort requires defining multiple legal terms. First, a tort is a harm. In a civil lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that a tort resulted from the defendant’s action or inaction.…
  • May 8

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust
    Trust forms the bedrock of every lawyer-client relationship. Specifically, a client must trust that his or her attorney will Work hard to represent them, Use good judgment, Carry out their wishes, Keep information in confidence, Charge a…
Rank this Week: 4350

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Dangerous Drugs: Side Effects Common After FDA Approval

    Dangerous Drugs: Side Effects Common After FDA Approval
    Recent research shows a dangerous problem with many newly approved drugs. Life-threatening side effects are common in the years following FDA approval. An article titled “Study: Side effects emerge after approval for many US…
  • Jun 20

    New Laws Seek To Reduce Deadly Distracted Driving

    New Laws Seek To Reduce Deadly Distracted Driving
    The Problem Of Distracted Driving Distracted drivers cause many deadly car accidents on Alabama highways. Despite efforts to educate the public (and especially young drivers), accident statistics continue to show a growing problem. The…
  • Jun 12

    New Study: Almost One-Third Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Suffer Long-Term Problem

    New Study: Almost One-Third Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Suffer Long-Term Problem
    Many patients with a “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI) continue to suffer problems lasting years beyond their initial injury. Sometimes, the problems are permanent. TBI patients suffering long-term problems know their injuries…
Rank this Week: 4435

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: 2176

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    What Happens if You get into a Car Accident Without Insurance in Arkansas?

    What Happens if You get into a Car Accident Without Insurance in Arkansas?
    Car insurance is only one factor in figuring out how to get compensation for car accident injuries. While car insurance is required for every driver on the road, you may still be able to recover for your car accident injuries even without…
  • Jun 21

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa
    Breaking down car accidents by “type” is a broad question. There are many “types” of accidents, based on the types of vehicles involved, the location of the accident on the car, and other factors. We’ve looked…
  • Jun 19

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?
    Texting and driving is a terribly dangerous activity. Driving a car, especially on the highway, is the single most dangerous activity that most people do on a daily basis. When drivers take their eyes off the road to send or read a text,…
Rank this Week: 4706

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 27

    New Report Shows Risks of Injuries and Fatalities for Atlanta Worker

    New Report Shows Risks of Injuries and Fatalities for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries and fatalities at work is still far too high. Unfortunately, because many jobs have inherent risks and many worksites are not as safe as they should be, thousands of workers are killed every single year.…
  • Apr 20

    OSHA Holds Fall Protection Stand Down to Raise Awareness of Workplace Fall

    OSHA Holds Fall Protection Stand Down to Raise Awareness of Workplace Fall
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is holding a Fall Prevention Stand-Down throughout the United States. The Stand-Down will occur between May 8 and May 12, 2017. According to Safety BLR,  OSHA indicates that the event is…
  • Apr 13

    What Happens if You Get a Workplace Illness Due to Toxic Exposure at an Atlanta Worksite?

    What Happens if You Get a Workplace Illness Due to Toxic Exposure at an Atlanta Worksite?
    Workers in all different industries could be exposed to toxic chemicals and hazardous products as a result of the work that they do on a daily basis.  Whenever a worker is exposed to a hazardous substance, it is important for the…
Rank this Week: 4908

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: 2816

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury
    If you suffer an injury while you are doing your job, you may be entitled to receive work injury benefits. You’ll need to take certain steps after the injury in order to make certain that you protect your rights to get benefits. Since…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4780

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jun 20

    Improving Economy Translates into Higher Accident Risk

    Improving Economy Translates into Higher Accident Risk
    Car accident fatality rates are often linked to the state of the economy. As the US economy improves, experts are already identifying a perceptible increase in the number of people being killed in accidents. The logic linking a higher risk of…
  • May 21

    The Best Way to Avoid a Car Accident? Just Drive.

    The Best Way to Avoid a Car Accident? Just Drive.
    More and more accidents would be prevented every year in the U.S. if motorists would simply do the one thing that they’re supposed to do behind the wheel-focus on the task of driving. Unfortunately, far too many American motorists are…
  • May 6

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk
    Sleep experts have long believed that drowsiness or lack of sleep contributes to a higher accident risk involving drowsy drivers. A new study strongly confirms the link between less sleep and a higher accident risk. Earlier research conducted…
Rank this Week: 2532

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
  • Jun 21

    Speak up for those who can’t during Elder Abuse Awareness Month

    Speak up for those who can’t during Elder Abuse Awareness Month
    More than 500,000 incidents of elder abuse are reported to authorities each year in the United States. Additionally, an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are abused or neglected each year, according to the U.S.…
  • Jun 15

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles joins MADD to honor local officers, prosecutors fighting to end DUI crime

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles joins MADD to honor local officers, prosecutors fighting to end DUI crime
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Kern County recognized and honored local law enforcement officers and prosecutors on Wednesday, June 14, for their valiant efforts in helping stop DUI crimes. Bakersfield-based personal injury and…
  • Jun 7

    Steps to take to identify and prevent heat-related illness at work

    Steps to take to identify and prevent heat-related illness at work
    The following article written by Chain | Cohn | Stiles lawyers James Yoro and Beatriz Trejo appeared in the Kern Business Journal.  ——— Summer is here, and with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees in Kern County,…
Rank this Week: 4545

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 15

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable
    Una licencia adicional de doce meses no era un acomodo razonable bajo la Ley ADA (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades) en el caso de una empleada que ya había disfrutado de cinco meses de licencia. La empresa la despidió luego…
  • May 2

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra
    Con la reforma laboral que trajo la ley 4-2017, el concepto de lo que es una hora extra cambió; se simplificó la manera de computarlas pero esto no necesariamente le hará la vida más facil al trabajador.…
  • May 2

    De investigadora a investigada

    De investigadora a investigada
    Investigadora del FBI recibió el encargo de rastrear los pasos de Denis Cuspert, un rapero alemán convertido en reclutador de Estado Islámico y terminó casandose con el.   El yihadista había abandonado…
Rank this Week: 4869

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4582

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend
    A teenager faces a felony charge in a hit-and-run crash in DuPage County, Illinois, that resulted in a man’s death and injury of four other passengers. Marlon K. Myles, 19, reportedly told authorities he fled the scene of the late-night…
  • May 31

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at what’s being done to lessen pharmacy errors and medication mistakes.
  • May 5

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million
    On March 14, an Illinois state judge approved a $1.2 million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit over the allegedly negligent baby delivery. Under the settlement agreement approved by Judge Kent A. Delgado of Cook County Circuit…
Rank this Week: 1237

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability
    After promising voters to not touch Social Security, the Trump administration has proposed a budget(1) to Congress that would cut $72 billion from Social Security disability. This move, not supported by the facts, is based on the belief is…
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3056

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: 3174

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: 2174

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 4842

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 5132

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 4800

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: 3807

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: 1011

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

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

    Loveland High School Robotics Team Going to National

    Loveland High School Robotics Team Going to National
        McKenzie & Snyder are so proud to be a sponsor of Loveland High School‘s robotics team who will be competing at the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis Missouri, April 26-29. Loveland’s robotics…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1935

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: 3068

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: 1593

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 15

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing
    In the recent CRB case of Greene vs. Ansonia Copper and Brass the Claimant, who was represented by counsel, failed to attend a scheduled formal hearing to prosecute her claim for 31-308a post PPD discretionary payments. Unfortunately, the…
  • Jun 15

    Court: Temps May Not be “Employees” Under Workers Compensation Law, Allowing Lawsuit

    Court: Temps May Not be “Employees” Under Workers Compensation Law, Allowing Lawsuit
    Article by Attorney Gary S. Starr, Esquire of Shipman and Goodwin, LLP of Hartford. Used with permission. Employers who use a staffing company to supplement their employees may find themselves in for a rude awakening if the temp gets…
  • Jun 14

    Social Security Disability and the "Date Last Insured"

    Social Security Disability and the "Date Last Insured"
    Today's case was a reminder of the importance of making a timely filing for Social Security Disability should you become disabled from work on a long term basis. In order to be eligible to receive Title II SSD benefits, one must file their…
Rank this Week: 1705

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: 1391

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: 700

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1470

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

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

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned
    We officially entered the season of summer this week. What are the most common ways employers can get burned? I can think of four right off the bat. (In the 1960s, melanoma was cool.) Sexist air conditioning. It seems like a long time…
  • Jun 21

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision
    The hearing on the lawsuit filed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs against Google concluded on Friday, May 26, in San Francisco. As I’ve reported here, here, and here, the OFCCP is seeking historical pay data as…
  • Jun 16

    In honor of Father’s Day, a look at paid parental leave

    In honor of Father’s Day, a look at paid parental leave
    Happy Father’s Day to all of our readers who are dads, who have dads, or who love one or more dads. As most of our readers know, there has been a movement — for which most of the credit goes to Ivanka Trump — to get some…
Rank this Week: 437

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…
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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.

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act

    Obtaining a Large Settlement Under the Defense Base Act
    To obtain a large settlement under the Defense Base Act, it is easiest to start by receiving medical benefits under the Defense Base Act. First file a LS203 notifying your employer of your injury. Then once the employer turns in the notice to…
  • 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/
  • Jun 16

    Preventing Senior Emotional Abuse

    Preventing Senior Emotional Abuse
    Emotional abuse can involve name-calling, verbal harassment, insults and other forms of verbal intimidation or harm. Although it leaves no physical bruises or injuries, emotional abuse is very serious. It can lead to depression, upset,…
  • Jun 9

    Preventing Senior Physical Abuse

    Preventing Senior Physical Abuse
    Senior physical abuse can involve hitting, punching, slapping and other physical assault. Unfortunately, senior physical abuse is more common than many people realize in nursing home and caregiver situations. It can also be difficult to…
  • Jun 2

    Preventing Senior Sexual Abuse

    Preventing Senior Sexual Abuse
    When we speak about sexual abuse in Hollywood and Florida, we often focus on protecting vulnerable younger people. However, there is also another vulnerable population who may be targeted by predators: the elderly. Senior sexual abuse is a…
Rank this Week: 991

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…
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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/
  • May 7

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry
    Fraud in Workers’ Compensation cases can come in many forms: A misrepresentation about how the injury occurred (on vs off the job), or a person working “off the books” and The post Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The…
  • 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;…
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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…
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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/
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Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

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

    Football Player Not Entitled to Compensation Benefits Because League Did Not Sign Contract

    Football Player Not Entitled to Compensation Benefits Because League Did Not Sign Contract
    In a recent decision, a Florida court of appeals determined that a football player whose contract was not renewed for the following season and who then injured himself during tryouts was not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
  • Jun 13

    Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law May Complicate Some Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law May Complicate Some Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Back in 2015, the Governor signed into law Haleigh’s Hope Act, which established the Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis to provide recommendations concerning medical marijuana regulations. The Act allowed individuals with certain…
  • Jun 6

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are a leading cause of workplace deaths. Falls represent 39% of all construction workplace deaths and account for around 350 deaths in construction jobs per year.…
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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
Rank this Week: 1767

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: 3913

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: 2016

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: 2467

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: 3730

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 26

    Worker Memorial Day Honored WA Workers Who Died as a Result of Job-Related Injuries and Illnesse

    Worker Memorial Day Honored WA Workers Who Died as a Result of Job-Related Injuries and Illnesse
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries hosts a Worker Memorial Day ceremony each spring to honor those who have died in the previous year from…
  • Jun 22

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site
    This large inflatable rat is a common sight at protests of non-union worksites in New York City. Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who…
  • Jun 19

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. The dangers of distracted driving prompted OSHA to launch a Distracted Driving Initiative in 2010. The initiative’s primary focus has been to…
Rank this Week: 966

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: 2849

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    Dangers of Using Beryllium in the Workplace – St. Louis Injury Lawyer

    Dangers of Using Beryllium in the Workplace – St. Louis Injury Lawyer
    The use of beryllium in the workplace exposes a worker to a number of hazards. Beryllium can be incredibly dangerous, so much so that earlier this year, new restrictions regarding the level of exposure were put into place. It’s a…
  • Jun 23

    Work Related Hazards for Engineers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Work Related Hazards for Engineers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Engineers often suffer from many different types or work related injuries. Engineering is a great career to get into. It’s very rewarding, it can be highly varied and interesting and it generally pays well too. However, engineering can…
  • Jun 22

    Landscaping Work Injury – St Louis Workmens Comp Attorney

    Landscaping Work Injury – St Louis Workmens Comp Attorney
    Landscaping workers are often at risk of injury from a wide range of potential hazards in this industry. Landscaping can be a tough job as an employee has to work in all types of weather conditions. A landscaper’s job is varied. One day…
Rank this Week: 4157

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Teen Dies in Driver Fatigue Crash in Cherokee County

    Teen Dies in Driver Fatigue Crash in Cherokee County
    There are three things that are dangerous to all drivers on the road. DUI, distracted driving, and driver fatigue. All three of these keep a driver from paying attention to... Read more » The post Teen Dies in Driver Fatigue Crash in…
  • Jun 23

    Another Multi-Car Crash in Atlanta

    Another Multi-Car Crash in Atlanta
    We seem to be continuing the theme of multi-car crashes in Atlanta. Fortunately, this one doesn’t seem to be as bad as the others that we’ve talked about. 11 Alive... Read more » The post Another Multi-Car Crash in Atlanta…
  • Jun 22

    Further Investigations Into Hyundai Recall

    Further Investigations Into Hyundai Recall
    Further investigations are unfolding about the engine stalling problems in some Hyundai and Kia vehicles. The Marietta Times is reporting that the US government wants to see if Hyundai and... Read more » The post Further Investigations…
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