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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/
  • Jul 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?
    Learning your newborn or toddler has cerebral palsy can be devastating. You can go years without knowing how severe the problem is even as you struggle to meet the expenses and emotional tolls inflicted by the needs for immediate and…
  • Jul 3

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?
    Yes. This simple answer reflects three important realities: The Ohio State Teachers Retirement System likely represents your only option for disability income. STRS turns down initial applications for disability benefits almost as a matter of…
  • Jun 25

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
Rank this Week: 4762

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: 2258

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 31

    OSHA Aims to Get State Prosecutors to Help Protect Atlanta Worker Safety

    OSHA Aims to Get State Prosecutors to Help Protect Atlanta Worker Safety
    A workplace fatality triggers an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which can result in the company facing OSHA fines.  These fines, unfortunately, may not be a sufficient deterrent. Some employers…
  • Jul 24

    Healthcare Industry Presents Unique Dangers for Atlanta Worker

    Healthcare Industry Presents Unique Dangers for Atlanta Worker
    When most people think of dangerous jobs, they think of construction or manufacturing. In fact, one of the professions with the highest rate of overall work injuries is the healthcare field. Nursing home workers, nurses, nursing aids, and…
  • Jul 17

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Death Benefits When Injury Treatment Leads to Workplace Fatalitie

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Death Benefits When Injury Treatment Leads to Workplace Fatalitie
    When a worker is killed while performing his work tasks, there is no question that Georgia law allows eligible surviving family members to receive workers’ compensation death benefits.  In some cases, however, the work injury is…
Rank this Week: 4999

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: 2906

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Employers Face Serious Consequences for Retaliation Against Injured Worker

    Employers Face Serious Consequences for Retaliation Against Injured Worker
    Employees who sustain on-the-job injuries should feel comfortable reporting those injuries and seeking workers’ compensation benefits. Workers should not ever need to worry about being retaliated against by an employer for reports of…
  • Jul 4

    Teen Summer Landscaping Jobs Create Significant Injury Risks of Atlanta Teen Work Injurie

    Teen Summer Landscaping Jobs Create Significant Injury Risks of Atlanta Teen Work Injurie
    Many Atlanta teens spend their summers working in the landscape industry or working at a nursery or greenhouse. These physically demanding jobs are available for teens age 16 and up, although young people who are expected to drive a motor…
  • Jul 4

    OSHA Cracking Down on Atlanta Work Injuries in Healthcare Profession

    OSHA Cracking Down on Atlanta Work Injuries in Healthcare Profession
    The workers in the United States most likely to experience back and arm injuries are nurses and nursing assistants. National Public Radio reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a crackdown on…
Rank this Week: 5012

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 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 2696

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: 4942

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jul 26

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA
    Una trabajadora del Municipio de Aguadilla demandó en el tribunal federal al Municipio bajo la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans With Disabilities Act o Ley ADA, siglas en inglés) y la contra-parte local…
  • Jul 22

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece Contratistas Independiente

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece Contratistas Independiente
    La oficina de Horas y Salarios del Departamento del Trabajo Federal considera que con demasiada frecuencia el contratista independiente no lo es.   El Departamento considera la clasificación equivocada de empleados como…
  • Jul 22

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente
    La oficina de Horas y Salarios del Departamento del Trabajo Federal considera que con demasiada frecuencia el contratista independiente no lo es.   El Departamento considera la clasificación equivocada de empleados como…
Rank this Week: 4944

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4905

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 29

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast
    Ford and Nissan are collectively recalling almost a million trucks and vans. Plus the Obama administration proposes a budget increase for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.
  • Jun 26

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014
    Last year in Chicago, seven bicyclists were killed in collisions with automobiles. That is an increase from three bicyclist fatalities in 2013, even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged to make Chicago the most bike-friendly city in the country.…
  • Jun 5

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 1351

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • May 5

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance
    We’ve all heard the stories about people being spied upon while on some form of State or Federal disability benefit. As an attorney, I sometimes hear people tell me stories of themselves being really disabled and not like those other…
  • Apr 29

    Understanding SSDI and SSI

    Understanding SSDI and SSI
    If you are disabled, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both. The program for which you qualify depends on a number of factors and this publication will try to help you…
  • Apr 27

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim
    SSA Assisting Veterans with Claims The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to assist veterans who have served since October 1, 2001 in the processing of their claims. To receive this expedited processing, you must have been…
Rank this Week: 3181

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: 3357

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: 2245

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: 3978

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
  • Apr 29

    Ohio Truck Accident Lawyer

    Ohio Truck Accident Lawyer
    ms-truck_driver.jpg Your truck is your lifeline! If you suffer a personal injury while driving a truck, you may be at risk of losing your source of income. Being on the road is money: When you're not driving, you're not…
  • Apr 17

    Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Serie

    Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Serie
    mckenzie-snyder-llp-logo-new.jpg Join us all summer long for the RiversEdge concert series in Hamilton, OH! McKenzie & Snyder  is proud to support our community as a sponsoring…
  • Apr 11

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee
    ms-ohio_bwc_logo.jpg In my own life I have worked to build each day so that the next day is better than the previous one. I have worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. Several of the lawyers at McKenzie &…
Rank this Week: 1995

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: 3139

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: 1616

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 1734

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Ben

    Ben
    Do you know anyone that consciously chose to make workers' compensation a career?Neither do I.Everyone I know in workers' compensation essentially stumbled into this industry and it seems that once you are in the work comp field you are in it…
  • Jul 31

    Angry At The System

    Angry At The System
    An interesting observation was made by David Hanscom, MD, in the WorkCompCentral webinar on Tuesday, "We're Beating Back Opioids - Now What?".Dr. Hanscom is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical correction complex…
  • Jul 30

    Engaging Engagement

    Engaging Engagement
    When I visited Mom the other day she was asleep in a chair in the residence living room area. One hearing aid was in, the other was missing. The safety cord that connects the two (so they don't get separated) was broken where the missing aid…
Rank this Week: 1456

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/
Rank this Week: 733

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?
    The post How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • May 21

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment
    So you’ve been making your monthly Chapter 13 payment and it hasn’t been easy. There isn’t a lot of wiggle room to begin with but some months have been better than others. Plus, you know you’re on track to save a lot…
  • May 3

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 1478

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/
  • Jul 31

    Is it “disparaging” to say “Karma is a bi**h”?

    Is it “disparaging” to say “Karma is a bi**h”?
    Riddle me this: Employee sues her boss for sexual harassment. Case settles for $127,500, and she has to agree to confidentiality and non-disparagement. About nine years later, boss becomes an internet pariah for allegedly poaching a…
  • Jul 31

    Six things about the ADA that even an employer can love.

    Six things about the ADA that even an employer can love.
    Dear Americans with Disabilities Act, How time flies — you’re already 25 years old! I have seen many lovely tributes to you this week, and a couple of my favorites are here and here. I hope you don’t mind one more from…
  • Jul 31

    How much, er, discovery is allowed in a transgender lawsuit?

    How much, er, discovery is allowed in a transgender lawsuit?
    Well, this should be interesting. As I’ve reported before, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a funeral home chain in the Detroit area for terminating Aimee Stephens, a transgendered woman, because she failed to…
Rank this Week: 434

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/
  • Jul 17

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an internal revenue agent who suffers from degenerative disc disease.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process…
  • Jul 13

    Medical Inability – No Thank

    Medical Inability – No Thank
    What if you are removed from your federal position for “Medical Inability” against your will and your desires?  Well, the agency must have some very good evidence to back up its case or you can head over to the MSPB (if you…
  • Jul 13

    Medical Inability to Perform

    Medical Inability to Perform
    Did you know that your federal agency can remove or terminate you for “Medical Inability to Perform” the Essential Functions of Your Position?  Believe it or not this can be a great thing for the right person at the right…
Rank this Week: 4462

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Jan 22

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
  • Jul 18

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case

    Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case
      Florida Statutes, Section 768.0755, which became effective July 1, 2010, provides that: (1) If a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment, the injured person must prove that the business…
  • Apr 28

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA

    Calculating Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act, or AWW under DBA
    It is vitally important to calculate the average weekly wage (AWW) following an on the job injury in a Defense Base Act (DBA) claim.  It is of utmost importance that the AWW be calculated correctly, because the AWW controls how much…
Rank this Week: 5061

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/
  • Jul 31

    What Contractors Need to Know About Unexpected Medical Expense

    What Contractors Need to Know About Unexpected Medical Expense
    Freelancers and contract workers are a growing work force in this country. Many people take on freelance work in addition to their regular jobs to generate more income, and many people choose to seek out freelance work full-time. Some…
  • Jul 29

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?

    Anesthesia Malpractice: Could You Be at Risk?
    If you are having surgery or certain types of medical procedures, an anesthesiologist will be an important part of your medical team. The anesthesiologist is responsible for ensuring that the patient enters a medical state known as…
  • Jul 24

    Hip Implant Injurie

    Hip Implant Injurie
    Hip joint damage can happen to people of all ages, but often affects those who are middle aged or elderly. When this type of damage happens, patients may experience pain and decreased mobility. Some are given medication or walking aids to…
Rank this Week: 984

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling

    Social Security Judges Allowance Rates Are Falling
    Recent reports by the Social Security Administration Officer of Inspector General, examined decisions issued by Social Security Judges with high dispositions and high allowance rates and also those with low allowance rates. These reports…
  • Dec 1

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security

    Most Americans Willing to Pay More to Fix Social Security
    A new study by the National Academy of Social Insurance, finds that a majority of Americans polled, favor paying more for Social Security, in order to insure the solvency of the program. The opinions expressed in the survey were equally true…
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
Rank this Week: 2123

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…
  • Mar 19

    I BUY HOUSES - SELLER BEWARE

    I BUY HOUSES - SELLER BEWARE
    Driving around town you might see signs posted at intersections advertising that a person buy's houses or sells them to investors. These signs are typically posted by real estate scammers who have attended seminars that you see advertised on…
  • Dec 17

    IS THE INNOCENT SPOUSE DOCTRINE STILL ALIVE IN TEXAS

    IS THE INNOCENT SPOUSE DOCTRINE STILL ALIVE IN TEXAS
    Sometimes when marriages go sour and spouses can no longer get along with one another, one spouse whose emotions have taken over them might do something out of anger to harm the other spouse, such as deliberately setting fire to their home.…
Rank this Week: 3425

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/
  • Jul 30

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability
    If a worker in Georgia is injured on the job and cannot work for more than seven days, he or she is likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But there are several different kinds of benefits, which depend not only on the…
  • Jul 27

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party
    Many employers host various “non-work” social gatherings, whether for charity or customer/employee relations or holidays. If an employee suffers injury or illness at one of these functions, the question of workers’…
  • Jul 15

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment
    Many people drive to and from work, but some are required to drive in the course and scope of employment. Generally, those who drive during the work day for work purposes may be covered by workers’ compensation in the event of a serious…
Rank this Week: 2690

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
  • Jul 24

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim

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

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
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Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
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Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

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

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 28

    New 2012 Illinois Downstate Arbitration Hearing Location

    New 2012 Illinois Downstate Arbitration Hearing Location
    9-05-11 As part of the new Illinois workers compensation reform package, downstate hearing locations will be consolidated into the 6 regions listed below to take effect on January 1, 2012.  The reduction in hearing locations is structured…
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Illinois Workers Compensation…

Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and wrongful termination. By Donald W. Fohrman & Associates.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Work related rotator cuff tear

    Work related rotator cuff tear
    With the cut back in the labor force more and more workers are being forced to pick up the slack. This oftens times leads to injuries caused by over-use. One of the common injuries associated with over-use is the tear of the shoulder's…
  • Jun 22

    Illinois Labor Update

    Illinois Labor Update
    A jury recently found that having a anti-sexual harassment policy just isn't enough to guard against lawsuits. The EEOC suide the owner of a franchise restaurant on behalf of 2 young women who were sexually harassed by an older manager. …
  • Apr 18

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife
    The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that the funds in a Medicare set-aside (MSA) are part of a workers' compensation settlement thereby allowing an ex-wife to a portion of the MSA. The claimant was injured in a work accident in 2008. He…
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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? …
  • 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…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
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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…
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Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
  • Jul 6

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle
    Our team of uterine cancer lawyers report on a settlement recently reached between a power morcellator manufacturer and a man whose wife died from uterine cancer. The woman died less than one year after undergoing a hysterectomy using a power…
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
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Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 23

    Federal Regulators Link Workers’ Comp Failures To Income Inequality

    Federal Regulators Link Workers’ Comp Failures To Income Inequality
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.npr.org A few hours after ProPublica and NPR issued the first in a series of reports about workers’ compensation "reforms" sweeping the country, the…
  • Jul 20

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: What is a Workers’ Compensation Accident?

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: What is a Workers’ Compensation Accident?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brody Ockander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. This blog post is the third in a series that examines the basics of workers’ compensation. To be a covered workers’ compensation claim, an…
  • Jul 16

    Is a Pulmonary Embolism Compensable under Workers’ Compensation?

    Is a Pulmonary Embolism Compensable under Workers’ Compensation?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brody Ockander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The short answer is yes, but it could be difficult to prove if it is not directly related to another workers’ compensation injury. In Nebraska,…
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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/
  • May 20

    Rejected and Denied Claim

    Rejected and Denied Claim
    If your employer or insurance carrier rejects or denies your workers’ compensation claim you do have options. Some claim denials are certainly valid. However, in other situations the denial of the claim is incorrect and you are actually…
  • Nov 12

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case
    A large percentage of Iowa work comp cases go to trial.  However, many cases are resolved through settlement negotiations. The Iowa law concerning work injury settlements is fairly complicated.  We have added a new section to our…
  • Jul 31

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly
    We have redesigned our website so that it is now mobile device friendly. If you look at the website on a computer or tablet it looks very similar to the previous version. The big change is when you view the website on a cell phone. …
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James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 31

    3 Things That Could Cost You Your Workers Compensation Benefit

    3 Things That Could Cost You Your Workers Compensation Benefit
    As an injured Missouri worker, it is important to avoid doing anything that would cost you your workers compensation benefits.   After being injured on the job and filing for workers compensation, you may feel that once you start receive…
  • Jul 31

    Disability Benefits Under the Missouri Workers Compensation System

    Disability Benefits Under the Missouri Workers Compensation System
    Workers injured at their workplace are entitled to disability benefits under the Missouri workers compensation system. Permanent partial disability means that the worker’s injury affects his ability to do certain work or jobs but he/she…
  • Jul 30

    Missouri Workers Compensation for Conveyor Belt Injurie

    Missouri Workers Compensation for Conveyor Belt Injurie
    If the employer fails to provide a safe working environment to the workers, they may be required to pay compensation to the worker in addition to the workers compensation benefits. Conveyor belts are an indispensable part of any manufacturing…
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Aug 3

    Is Federal Preemption in Beneficiary Designation Cases Part of the Problem or Solution?

    Is Federal Preemption in Beneficiary Designation Cases Part of the Problem or Solution?
    John H. Langbein, Destructive Federal Preemption of State Wealth Transfer Law in Beneficiary Designation Cases: Hillman Double Down on Egelhoff, 67 Vand. L. Rev 1665 (2014).Phyllis C. TaiteThose who practice in estate planning and probate law…
  • Jul 31

    Untangling the Relationship between Rights, Federal Power, and Inequality: The Legal Legacy of Reconstruction

    Untangling the Relationship between Rights, Federal Power, and Inequality: The Legal Legacy of Reconstruction
    Laura Edwards, A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (2015).Karen Tani“Black lives matter.” When spoken in law schools, these words have had a particular subtext. They expressed outrage at…
  • Jul 29

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort
    Nicky Priaulx, Injuries That Matter: Manufacturing Damage in Negligence, available at BePress.Martha ChamallasOf the five basic elements of the negligence cause of action (duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, damage), the concept of…
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Judge Tom Talks

Judge Tom Talks

Review of Oklahoma workers' compensation cases, law, and current trends. By Tom Leonard.

http://judgetom.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table
    The Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Act is repealed, and the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Code is adopted. Most of the old provisions have been retained, but the numbering is new and the subsections have been shuffled. For example §3…
  • Dec 13

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma
    If you are unfamiliar with the Oklahoma Policy Institute, go to its website and bookmark it, add it to you feed reader or follow it on Twitter.
  • Dec 6

    The Bunkhouse Rule

    The Bunkhouse Rule
    The Supreme Court of South Carolina held that a worker's injuries occurred within the course and scope of his employment where the migrant worker sustained a right ankle fracture when he fell on a wet sidewalk outside housing provided by his…
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LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    You’re Child’s Sweater Is Cute But Is It A Safety Hazard?

    You’re Child’s Sweater Is Cute But Is It A Safety Hazard?
    We always want to keep our children safe, unfortunately, some of the products we buy for them can become a safety hazard without out our knowing. This is why the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) keeps an ongoing list of any item…
  • Jul 27

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!
    On April 30, 2015 the 11th Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County held that State Farm’s policy failed to clearly elect the use of the multiple procedure payment reduction rule. The Honorable Judge Linda Singer Stein opined that…
  • Jul 23

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident
    Car accidents can happen in a moment’s notice even to the best drivers. The moment’s right after an accident can be scary and hectic but, there are important things to remember.  Below is a short list of things you should…
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Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case
    When Melissa, a 40 year-old grocery shopper, decided to use the store restroom, she ignored the “Caution: Wet Floor” sign blocking the entrance and went running down the freshly mopped hallway. When she slipped and broke her leg,…
  • Jul 22

    Oklahoma Adoption Law

    Oklahoma Adoption Law
    Adopting a child can be a rewarding and joyful event. A celebration is often in order at the end of what can be a grueling and overwhelming process. There are myriad laws that must be followed which are actually designed to be sure that when…
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con
    Filing for bankruptcy is a viable financial strategy for individuals who have recently experienced a significant change in income and are having trouble making ends meet. Filing for bankruptcy is like taking off a Band-Aid; the quicker you do…
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Law Offices of Thomas C Wilmer…

Law Offices of Thomas C Wilmer P.C. External Blog

Covers Phoenix personal injury news.

http://www.injurylawyersphoenix.org/
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Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

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

    NJ Supreme Court Limits Workers’ Compensation for Cardiovascular Injurie

    NJ Supreme Court Limits Workers’ Compensation for Cardiovascular Injurie
    The New Jersey Supreme Court decided last week in the case of Renner v. AT&T that a Workers’ Compensation claimant is not entitled to compensation for a cardiovascular injury, disease or death, unless the claimant can show that the…
  • Jul 16

    NJ Supreme Court: No Benefits for “Going and Coming”

    NJ Supreme Court: No Benefits for “Going and Coming”
    In the recent case of Hersh v. County of Morris, the New Jersey Supreme Court considered the issues of whether a plaintiff who was injured while crossing a public street as he walked from a private garage, where she had employer-paid parking,…
  • Jul 10

    Beware of Purposely Making Misleading Statement

    Beware of Purposely Making Misleading Statement
    In the recent Workers’ Compensation decision in Neglia v. Craft Carpentry & Drywall, a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation court held that a petitioner was not entitled to medical and temporary benefits where the Court determined…
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