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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 23

    Case Study: How an International Media Giant Reduced Workers’ Compensation Cost

    Case Study: How an International Media Giant Reduced Workers’ Compensation Cost
    A worldwide publishing business employing 30,000 employees in diverse positions (clerical, reporters, heavy-machine operators, and fleet drivers) was having little success containing workers’ compensation costs, which were rising every…
  • Apr 23

    Louisiana Employer Cited, Facing Nearly $78K in Fine

    Louisiana Employer Cited, Facing Nearly $78K in Fine
    Fines nearing $78,000 is what one Louisiana employer is looking at after a follow-up inspection for safety reasons.   The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited U.S. Minerals…
  • Apr 22

    Work Comp And The Indirect Approach – Tips For Employer

    Work Comp And The Indirect Approach – Tips For Employer
    Work comp and the indirect approach – tips for employers.   There are many tools employers can use to solve their workers comp problems. The answer to the problem can be a traditional solution, but workers compensation is a moving…
Rank this Week: 174

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Wage Theft -- Another Assault on Workers' Compensation

    Wage Theft -- Another Assault on Workers' Compensation
    As corporate American devises new methods to reduce wages it also assaults the injured workers' benefit safety net including workers' compensation insurance. It results in rate benefits to go down and premium bases to become inadequate to pay…
  • Apr 21

    President of Roofing Company Pleads Guilty to Felony for Scheme to Avoid Paying Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Insurance Premium

    President of Roofing Company Pleads Guilty to Felony for Scheme to Avoid Paying Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Insurance Premium
    Acting NJ Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the president of a roofing company pleaded guilty today to providing false and misleading information to the company’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier in order to…
  • Apr 21

    Inside low-wage workers' plan to sue McDonald's — and win

    Inside low-wage workers' plan to sue McDonald's — and win
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.msnbc.com The wage theft lawsuits filed against McDonald’s last week in New York, Michigan and California threaten to breach a wall that for decades has protected…
Rank this Week: 196

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 165

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog
    An Oregon postal worker recently filed a lawsuit against the owner of an abnormally dangerous dog after the canine attacked her, causing serious facial injuries. More than 5,000 postal workers are attacked by dogs every year in the United…
  • Apr 7

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help
    There are now many different types of smartphone applications that aim to help parents, coaches and others on the sidelines manage athletes who suffer a concussion. Although the influx of different apps is promising and indeed very helpful,…
  • Apr 3

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation
    Wage, hour and overtime lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on the recent lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) over long-standing wage violations. The suit now includes former players from 17 different minor league teams, and…
Rank this Week: 252

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Apr 17

    EEOC Learns the Hard Way That "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Doesn't Fly

    EEOC Learns the Hard Way That "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Doesn't Fly
    As a lawyer, you know that you're about to have a bad day when an appellate court opinion,in discussing your client's position, starts this way: In this case the EEOC sued the defendants for using the  same type of background check that…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court Rules that Severance Payments Are Taxable Wages Under FICA

    Supreme Court Rules that Severance Payments Are Taxable Wages Under FICA
    Just out today is the court's decision in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc.  The issue was whether severance payments constituted taxable wages subject to FICA.  The Court's analysis is - how can I put this politely? - a bit…
  • Mar 25

    The Cost of Obtaining Medical Records Doesn't Need to Be High

    The Cost of Obtaining Medical Records Doesn't Need to Be High
    Why, you ask, are we discussing medical records on a blog devoted to employment law?  Simply because medical issues arise in employment cases, in a variety of contexts.  Disability cases are one example.  Damages issues in many…
Rank this Week: 285

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Mar 7

    Disqualification for Education and Work Experience Reversed

    Disqualification for Education and Work Experience Reversed
     Candidate for the position of Stationary Engineer (Electric) was disqualified in February 2011 due to being educated abroad and lack of work experience.  His Appeal for Manifest Error was denied in March of 2011. In October of…
  • Mar 7

    Disqualification for High Blood Pressure Overturned

    Disqualification for High Blood Pressure Overturned
    Nassau County Police Officer candidate failed to meet the Municipal Police Training Council standard for blood pressure and was disqualified in August 2013.  The candidate suffered from White Coats Syndrome which is an elevated blood…
  • Feb 24

    Appeal of Disqualification for Stationary Engineer Overturned

    Appeal of Disqualification for Stationary Engineer Overturned
     Candidate for the position of Stationary Engineer (Electric) was disqualified in February 2011 due to being educated abroad and lack of work experience.  His Appeal for Manifest Error was denied in March of 2011. In October of…
Rank this Week: 228

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

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

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Apr 23

    Texting While Driving Ban Not Enough to Deter Car Accidents Stemming from Texting While Driving

    Texting While Driving Ban Not Enough to Deter Car Accidents Stemming from Texting While Driving
    Despite the fairly recent spate of Georgia laws banning texting while driving, as well as an accompanying push by mainstream media to educate consumers nationwide, motorists continue to regularly engage in the practice-- either because they…
  • Apr 8

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life
    The hunt continues for the driver of a white, late model pickup truck in Georgia. Officials say the motorist is responsible for callously striking two young children in DeKalb County Saturday afternoon as they waited on the sidewalk, near the…
  • Mar 31

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year
    In recent years, many states, including the state of Georgia, have placed an even greater emphasis on the importance of curbing instances of distracted and drunken driving. Millions of dollars have spent on ad campaigns designed to directly…
Rank this Week: 378

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/
  • Apr 23

    State Control of Black Mother

    State Control of Black Mother
    Dorothy E. Roberts, Prison, Foster Care, and the Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers, 59 UCLA L. Rev. 1474 (2012).Donna CokerDorothy Roberts has long provided insightful analysis of the ways in which criminal justice policies police black…
  • Apr 22

    Federalism and Mass Tort Litigation

    Federalism and Mass Tort Litigation
    J. Maria Glover, Mass Litigation Governance in the Post-Class Action Era: The Problems and Promise of Non-Removable State Actions in Multi-District Litigation, J. Tort Law (forthcoming 2014).Robin EffronFair and global resolutions to…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why It Matter

    Call for Papers: Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why It Matter
    Legal Scholarship We Like,and Why It Matters University of Miami School of Law November 7-8, 2014 JOTWELL, the Journal of Things We Like (Lots), is an online journal dedicated to celebrating and sharing the best scholarship relating to the…
Rank this Week: 668

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 21

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Get Fired For Filing Bankruptcy?
    Low and middle income people are the last people to benefit from any economic recovery. For many economic recovery means a return to work the opportunity to put their household finances in order with steady income provided by a job.…
  • Apr 17

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for April 26

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for April 26
    Mark your calendars! As part of spring cleaning duties, I know people are sorting through the stuff in their homes, donating what they can, and figuring out how to recycle or dispose of what can’t be donated. As a mom of a child with…
  • Apr 14

    Night Shift Work Causally Linked to an Increase in Breast Cancer

    Night Shift Work Causally Linked to an Increase in Breast Cancer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman, from Jon L Gelman LLC, a respected colleague in New Jersey. Various authors of this blog have covered some of the risks that workers are exposed to on a regular basis. Those risks can…
Rank this Week: 461

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation
    In Charleston, West Virginia, a motel worker claims he was fired in retaliation for filing for workers' compensation after being injured at work. The worker was assaulted at the motel by another employee. He filed a lawsuit after being…
  • Apr 1

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant
    Five workers were injured on March 31 when an explosion shook a natural gas processing plant in the state of Washington. This blast "sparked a fire and punctured one of the facility's two giant storage tanks for liquefied natural gas." …
  • Mar 18

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident
    At a Ford parts facility in Brownstown Township in Michigan, an accident involving chemicals injured two workers. This happened "when chemicals were added to the waste water treatment of the e-coat process and was contained to a small area.…
Rank this Week: 752

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Apr 14

    Eugenics Bill Deadline — June 30, 2014

    Eugenics Bill Deadline — June 30, 2014
    Victims of North Carolina’s state-sponsored sterilization program have until June 30, 2014 to file claims for compensation through the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Eugenics Asexualization and Sterilization Compensation…
  • Apr 10

    Alternative Ways to Treat Arthritis: Fish Oil and Gin-Soaked Raisins?

    Alternative Ways to Treat Arthritis: Fish Oil and Gin-Soaked Raisins?
    According to the People’s Pharmacy, a popular radio show on National Public Radio, there are less expensive alternatives to joint pain than prescribed medications. Joint pain can be challenging because all the prescribd drugs have side…
  • Apr 7

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book

    Understanding Your Auto Insurance – Online Flip-Book
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) has released their publication “Understanding Your Auto Insurance” as an online flip-book. This booklet…
Rank this Week: 451

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Apr 12

    Alabama Court Considers Facts Necessary to Remove Injury from Schedule

    Alabama Court Considers Facts Necessary to Remove Injury from Schedule
    The Court of Appeals recently reversed a trial court’s decision awarding benefits outside of the statutory schedule in American Cast Iron Pipe Company v. Sharon Blackmon. The Court also reversed the trial court’s decision to grant…
  • Apr 12

    Alabama Court Considers Temporary Flare up of a Preexisting Condition

    Alabama Court Considers Temporary Flare up of a Preexisting Condition
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released an opinion wherein it considered the difference between a temporary flare versus a permanent aggravation of a preexisting condition. In Madison Academy v. Hanvey, the plaintiff, worked as…
  • Mar 27

    The Alabama Exclusivity Provision Applied to a Breach of Contract Claim Against Employer

    The Alabama Exclusivity Provision Applied to a Breach of Contract Claim Against Employer
    Sheila W. Austin, as admin. of the estate of Rose W. McMillan v. Providence Hosp. and Sedgwick Claim Management. Services, Inc.   Released March 21, 2014 The deceased employee’s representative appealed Summary Judgment…
Rank this Week: 515

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. — as many as 1,100 stores. An…
  • Mar 5

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. -- as many as 1,100 stores. An…
  • Mar 4

    Two Miners Rescued after Roof Collapse in Minersville

    Two Miners Rescued after Roof Collapse in Minersville
    On Monday morning, a roof collapsed at a mine just outside of Minersville, trapping 2 miners who were later rescued. According to an article on WNEP.com, the collapse took place at the D and F Mine when part of a roof fell on the miners. The…
Rank this Week: 813

Workers' Injury Rights

Workers' Injury Rights

Covers workers' compensation, workers' rights and workplace safety. By the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl.

http://workersinjuryrights.com/
  • Nov 7

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now
    Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Mayberry was a small town, loosely based on Mount Airy, N.C., the hometown of actor Andy Griffith, who played the…
  • Nov 4

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp
    Facts about food stamps. Click on this image to see it full size. Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. I write about a debate now occurring in Congress in which the… Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.nhregister.com HARTFORD Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have…
Rank this Week: 356

Albany Accident and Injury Lawyer…

Albany Accident and Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers New York workers' compensation and personal injury law. By Paul Giannetti.

http://www.albanyaccidentinjurylaw.com/
  • Jul 30

    New York State Workers' Compensation Law Section 123

    New York State Workers' Compensation Law Section 123
    If you have an old Workers' Compensation case and that has become disabling, section 123 of the Workers' Compensation Law may affect your rights to ongoing lost wage benefits. While the interpretation of Section 123 is much more…
  • Jul 26

    Do I Need A Lawyer For My Workers' Compensation Claim?

    Do I Need A Lawyer For My Workers' Compensation Claim?
    Many claimants believe that the Workers' Compensation system is easy to navigate and that there is no need for an attorney to get involved. However, nothing could be further from the truth. In the recent article, the New York Times,…
  • Jul 23

    Menands Workers' Compensation Hearing: Who Will Do The Talking?

    Menands Workers' Compensation Hearing: Who Will Do The Talking?
    In my law firm in Albany, NY I have clients who have received a hearing notice from the New York State Workers' Compensation Board and will often ask whether or not they will have to talk at the hearing. Unless the hearing is schedule for…
Rank this Week: 710

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

By Ricky Bagolie.

http://bagoliefriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto
    I am in Chicago learning how the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer and we are looking to speak with families who have suffered through this.
  • Aug 11

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School
    Jeers to Fort Wayne Indiana officials are just getting around to cleaning up the goundwater and soil contaminated with the deadly chemical vinyl chloride and believed to be situated just a few yards from a local middle school.Notwithstaning…
  • Jul 3

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Rank this Week: 538

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    What You Need to Know Before Your Chapter 13 Phone Interview

    What You Need to Know Before Your Chapter 13 Phone Interview
    If you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the Middle District of North Carolina (Greensboro, Winston-Salem and surrounding areas), you will be required to have a phone interview with the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office. You will need to call…
  • Apr 9

    What is the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Form MSC8?

    What is the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Form MSC8?
    North Carolina Industrial Commission Form MSC8 is a mediated or compromised settlement agreement. This mediated settlement agreement sets forth the terms of the settlement agreement in a workers’ compensation case in North Carolina. The…
  • Apr 7

    What Is A Form MSC2 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form MSC2 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    A Form MSC2 is a form used for the North Carolina Industrial Commission. It is a petition or request for an order referring a case or claim to a mediated settlement conference. This form request that the Industrial Commission order the case…
Rank this Week: 4510

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
  • Apr 23

    Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Massachusett

    Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Massachusett
    If you are a Massachusetts worker whose work entails repetitive action involving the hands, you may start to experience pain in your wrist and hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is compressed. This is the nerve that…
  • Apr 11

    Silicosis Work Injuries in Massachusett

    Silicosis Work Injuries in Massachusett
    Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a company in the Midwest for failing to assess worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust, failing to give workers appropriate eye…
  • Apr 7

    Submitting Additional Medical Records in Massachusett

    Submitting Additional Medical Records in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts reviewing board decision (Douglas Cooks v. Starbucks), a worker appealed from an administrative judge’s denial of total incapacity benefits and award of continuing partial capacity benefits. The employee argued…
Rank this Week: 1668

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: 3316

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/
  • Apr 23

    Scaffold Law: The Argument Between Workers and Contractors Continue

    Scaffold Law: The Argument Between Workers and Contractors Continue
    The long debate over whether or not the Scaffold Law should be reformed or repealed continues. In short, contractors, property owners and insurers want it repealed because they feel it is antiquated and biased against them. Labor advocates…
  • Apr 17

    New Study Finds Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability

    New Study Finds Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability
    A new study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases journal reported that low back pain is a leading cause of disability not only in the United States, but worldwide. 1 out of every 10 people suffer from some type of low back…
  • Mar 27

    Troy Rosasco Quoted In Newsday On Long-Term Disability Benefit

    Troy Rosasco Quoted In Newsday On Long-Term Disability Benefit
    Recently, Attorney Troy Rosasco of the New York Disability Law Firm Turley, Redmond, Rosasco and Rosasco, was asked to give his legal advice in Newsday’s  “Help Wanted” column.  The column, run by business reporter…
Rank this Week: 2512

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Ferry Accident Devastates South Korea

    Ferry Accident Devastates South Korea
    Last week a South Korean ferry boat on an overnight 14-hour journey tipped and partially sank only three hours away from its destination. Of the 476 people on board, 121 people have been confirmed dead, and 181 still remain unaccounted…
  • Apr 22

    Why Married Couples Should Never Put Both Names on a Car Title

    Why Married Couples Should Never Put Both Names on a Car Title
    Having done personal injury and divorce work for the past 20 plus years, I have frequently seen situations where a married couple owns multiple vehicles and especially where there are teen drivers involved. In a lot of these cases, both…
  • Apr 21

    Why Medical Providers Should Never Accept a PIP Insurance Benefits Check Labeled as “Full and Final”

    Why Medical Providers Should Never Accept a PIP Insurance Benefits Check Labeled as “Full and Final”
    Often times, insurers will make a partial payment for personal injury protection (PIP) benefits to health care providers with the language “full and final” on either the check itself, the check stub, in the explanation of benefits…
Rank this Week: 838

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Apr 23

    Shocking Hospital Infection Rate Revealed nn Study

    Shocking Hospital Infection Rate Revealed nn Study
    A new study released by the New England Journal of Medicine, and publicized on CNN Health,  has revealed that about 1 in every 25 patients seeking treatment at hospitals acquired an infection there in 2011. As shocking as that news might…
  • Apr 21

    Important New Ruling on School Bullying in New Jersey

    Important New Ruling on School Bullying in New Jersey
    A well-respected New Jersey jurist has made a ruling of the first impression, holding that a school district sued under New Jersey's strict anti-bullying law may bring contribution claims against the students accused of harassing the…
  • Apr 18

    Riding With Impaired Drivers May Lead to Riskier Teen Driving

    Riding With Impaired Drivers May Lead to Riskier Teen Driving
    An important study conducted by the Health Behavior Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, has found that teens who have been in cars with impaired drivers may be more likely themselves to get behind the wheel…
Rank this Week: 3588

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    NYPD PR Campaign Backfires in Epic Fail

    NYPD PR Campaign Backfires in Epic Fail
    It seemed like a good idea at the time, but it quickly went horribly wrong. In an effort to show the public the community outreach side of the New York Police Department, the NYPD asked Twitter users to post pictures of themselves interacting…
  • Apr 21

    Nationwide Manhunt Underway for Preacher Accused of 59 Counts of Sex Abuse

    Nationwide Manhunt Underway for Preacher Accused of 59 Counts of Sex Abuse
    Law enforcement agents across the United States are seeking 52-year-old Victor Barnard, a religious leader accused of molesting young girls in his congregation. Barnard, who is charged in Pine County, Minnesota, was last seen in Spokane,…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Truth or Dare’ Ends in Sex Crime Charges for Moore Man

    ‘Truth or Dare’ Ends in Sex Crime Charges for Moore Man
    When kids play “Truth or Dare,” the challenges are typically innocent, and dare requires a child to overcome a fear or disgust to complete the challenge. Among teens, the game may take a more sexual turn as they begin to explore…
Rank this Week: 1608

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/
  • Apr 23

    Just a Financial Intermediary

    Just a Financial Intermediary
    National Council on Compensation Insurance's Chief Economist, Dr. Harry Shuford, published a great read for anyone in workers' compensation about the cyclicality of the industry.It is in NCCI's Workers' Compensation 2014 Issues Report, which…
  • Apr 22

    Drugs, Testing, and Incentive

    Drugs, Testing, and Incentive
    In workers' compensation, if there's a cost to contain, then there are enterprising people willing to sell something to contain that cost which in itself ends up being a cost to contain.Such it seems with drugs and drug…
  • Apr 21

    The Gremlin of Reform

    The Gremlin of Reform
    A few years ago I participated in a fly-in to Mexico.To those of you unfamiliar with aviation parlance, a fly-in is where a bunch of pilots fly their airplanes to a common destination to socialize.When flying into Mexico, this generally means…
Rank this Week: 3736

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Remote Workers Face Additional Work-Injury Risk

    Remote Workers Face Additional Work-Injury Risk
    Many workers do dangerous work off-site and in locations distant from their employer's main place of business. For example, utility and cable repair workers are often out in the field, as are those responsible for cell phone tower…
  • Apr 21

    Whistleblower Protection and Worker Discipline

    Whistleblower Protection and Worker Discipline
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has the responsibility of regulating safety on worksites and has the authority to set rules designed to protect workers. OSHA has too few inspectors and too tight of a budget to be as…
  • Apr 19

    Noisy Worksites Make for More Accident

    Noisy Worksites Make for More Accident
    When coworkers can communicate effectively with each other at work, many accidents on-the-job can be prevented. For example, a coworker could warn his peers of hazardous conditions or do something as simple as shout "look out," in order to…
Rank this Week: 4759

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 22

    Personal Injury: Burns- Can You Receive Compensation?

    Personal Injury: Burns- Can You Receive Compensation?
    Burns are one of the most common household accidents. They can result from any number of situations, from smaller burns from hot water or an accidental touch to a hot appliance, or more seriously from electrical malfunctions, house fires, and…
  • Apr 22

    Can You Appeal Denied Workers Compensation Claims?

    Can You Appeal Denied Workers Compensation Claims?
    Have you recently suffered an injury on your job in the Taunton/Raynham area, and filed your workers compensation claim? As you wait in expectation of receiving your compensation, a letter may arrive informing you that your claim has been…
  • Apr 10

    What Homeowners Need To Know About Swimming Pool Liability

    What Homeowners Need To Know About Swimming Pool Liability
      With the onset of spring here in South Coast Mass, thoughts of warm weather, the beach, and swimming pools may begin coming into your head. You may be considering installing a pool in your backyard this year, or you may already…
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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    New Studies Show Hope for Brain Injury Patient

    New Studies Show Hope for Brain Injury Patient
    Some new information has shed some light on brain injuries and may help personal injury patients in Hollywood and across the country. For example, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…
  • Apr 17

    Who Has the Right to Seek a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida?

    Who Has the Right to Seek a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida?
    Under Florida law, it is possible to seek a wrongful death claim if negligence or recklessness has led to a fatality. These types of legal claims usually result from car accident cases, medical malpractice cases in Homestead and Florida, or…
  • Apr 15

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie

    Surprising Housing and Commute Facts: What Contributes to Personal Injury in Hollywood and other Citie
    A new report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has weighed in on the country’s health by county and has concluded that some surprising things that could affect health. …
Rank this Week: 2270

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    AIG Found to Have Committed Fraud in Order to Reduce Payment to Injury Victim and His Family

    AIG Found to Have Committed Fraud in Order to Reduce Payment to Injury Victim and His Family
    A recent Middlesex Superior Court decision in the case of Anderson v. AIG, which ordered AIG to pay over $7 Million to a lawyer who was struck by a negligently operated bus (which was insured by AIG), exposes the lengths a large, wealthy and…
  • Apr 9

    What To Do When Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Your Necessary Medical Care?

    What To Do When Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Your Necessary Medical Care?
    In Massachusetts, when you are injured on the job and your work injury requires medical care, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer is responsible for paying for 100% of any reasonable and necessary medical…
  • Jan 13

    A Safe Workplace: A Requirement Benefiting Employees and Employer

    A Safe Workplace: A Requirement Benefiting Employees and Employer
    The United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has created a health and safety module for employers to follow which is aimed to help reduce workplace injuries to their employees. As…
Rank this Week: 2073

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 21

    Ship Breaking – Unsafe Working Conditions on the Beaches of Bangladesh

    Ship Breaking – Unsafe Working Conditions on the Beaches of Bangladesh
    Today’s post was shared by Kit Case and comes from www.gCaptain.com.   Cargo Ships on Beaches…Really? By Jacob Sterling On August 30, 2013   A perspective on ship recycling and how to end beaching  Like most other…
  • Apr 17

    Connecticut Employers Shut Down For Not Paying Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Connecticut Employers Shut Down For Not Paying Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. In these tough economic times, many companies aren’t paying basic requirements for their employees like Social Security, income taxes,…
  • Apr 14

    Boeing Scores Huge in the Lobbying Game – Will They Lose in the Long Run?

    Boeing Scores Huge in the Lobbying Game – Will They Lose in the Long Run?
    How would you like to spend one dollar for something you really wanted for your family, and get back $7250.00 in tax credits and subsidies to run your household?  Almost like going to Vegas and putting a buck in the slot…
Rank this Week: 3823

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 21

    The State of the Union – – Candy-Coated Visions of US “Exceptionalism”

    The State of the Union – – Candy-Coated Visions of US “Exceptionalism”
    Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen opened in Chicago by Al Capone Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm.            This short piece…
  • Apr 17

    How Do Social Security Disability And Workers’ Compensation Benefits Work Together?

    How Do Social Security Disability And Workers’ Compensation Benefits Work Together?
    As a practitioner in the workers’ compensation field for almost 25 years, I have represented thousands of injured workers. A large percentage of those injured workers are also entitled to Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits which…
  • Apr 14

    Workers’ Compensation May Cover Weight Loss Treatment, Surgery

    Workers’ Compensation May Cover Weight Loss Treatment, Surgery
    Gastric bypass is one type of weight loss surgery Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Obesity is a disease that affects Americans in many ways. Workers’ compensation is affected by…
Rank this Week: 2915

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 21

    Do I Have a Wrongful Termination Claim?

    Do I Have a Wrongful Termination Claim?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Assuming you do not have an employment contract, you can only claim wrongful termination if the firing was motivated by certain unlawful reasons. Unlawful…
  • Apr 17

    Pierce County, WA Landscaper Charged with Skipping Out on Workers’ Comp Coverage

    Pierce County, WA Landscaper Charged with Skipping Out on Workers’ Comp Coverage
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm.           A Pierce County, WA landscaper has been charged with failing to pay workers’ compensation insurance…
  • Apr 14

    Confidentiality Agreements and Dennis Rodman

    Confidentiality Agreements and Dennis Rodman
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Many defendants, particularly celebrities, often try to keep settlement agreements private and they seek confidentiality as part of the bargain. Dennis…
Rank this Week: 3654

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Birth injury lawsuit settles for six and a half million dollar

    Birth injury lawsuit settles for six and a half million dollar
    A lawsuit against the U.S. government, filed by the parents of a child who was born severely brain-damaged, has been settled for $6.5 million. Kasie and Hignio Rivera of Austin, Texas filed the lawsuit in federal court against Darnall Army…
  • Apr 14

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement
    A Vietnam veteran and Chicago-area resident will receive a $12 million settlement from the federal government in a medical malpractice case. John Johnson is a Vietnam combat veteran who served in the Army from 1970 to 1971. In 2007, Johnson…
  • Apr 11

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit
    Two Illinois transit districts have claimed immunity in a wrongful death case filed by a woman whose husband was killed while riding his bicycle along a trail. The Agency for Community Transit in Edwardsville and the Madison County Mass…
Rank this Week: 3518

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/
  • Apr 19

    Federal Workers Compensation Workers Rights and Medical Evidence

    Federal Workers Compensation Workers Rights and Medical Evidence
    Many people believe that workers’ rights under the Federal Employees Compensation Act  (FECA) begin with the Act’s procedural protections.  This is only half true.  They actually begin with the production of medical…
  • Mar 26

    FEDERAL WORKERS COMPENSATION AND WORKERS RIGHTS

    FEDERAL WORKERS COMPENSATION AND WORKERS RIGHTS
    Given that the January 2014 budget agreement limits much of the sequestration cuts, and restores much needed funding at many agencies, Pines Federal is therefore beginning a new series, about a still pressing topic in Federal Workers…
  • Feb 8

    Postal Service Controverts OWCP Claims to Save the Agency Money!

    Postal Service Controverts OWCP Claims to Save the Agency Money!
    Overwhelmingly, the impact of sequestration is most direct when it comes to workers rights.  In some cases, agencies will challenge or controvert claims, not because they actually have a good reason, but because the injury violates a…
Rank this Week: 1788

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Win Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Before the Hearing Commissioner!

    Win Your Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Before the Hearing Commissioner!
    In Virginia an injured worker has his/her case heard by an official called a deputy Commissioner.This official is the hearing commissioner who hears the evidence in a courtroom like setting and issues a judgment called an "opinion" in the…
  • Mar 28

    In Virginia is every accident at work compensable?

    In Virginia is every accident at work compensable?
    In Virginia not every accident at work results in a compensable accident. These are some that are not recognized under Virginia law:1.  If you stumble on a stairway at work but nothing at work contributes to the fall such as a wet spot,…
  • Feb 2

    Is slipping on wet pavement a compensable accident under Virginia Workers' Compensation law?

    Is slipping on wet pavement a compensable accident under Virginia Workers' Compensation law?
    I once had a case in which an RN was hurrying across the street from a church parking lot to St. Mary's Hospital where she worked. The Hospital had rented space in the church parking lot for its employees. The RN slipped on the wet pavement…
Rank this Week: 3485

Missouri Workers Compensation…

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri work injuries and workers' compensation claims. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

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

    Missouri Supreme Court decision extends legal protections for injured worker

    Missouri Supreme Court decision extends legal protections for injured worker
    This week, the Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent in a ruling that strengthens legal protection for workers who are fired after suffering on-the-job injuries. It has always been illegal for Missouri employers to…
  • Apr 4

    Managing medical treatment issues as a Missouri workers' compensation claimant

    Managing medical treatment issues as a Missouri workers' compensation claimant
    According to Missouri's Workers' Compensation Law, your employer has the right to choose the injured employee's health care provider. Most employers will then delegate that responsibility to their insurance carrier. However, this does not…
  • Mar 3

    Dealing with a workplace injury? 5 FAQs answered for Missouri worker

    Dealing with a workplace injury? 5 FAQs answered for Missouri worker
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of an on-the-job injury can be overwhelming and confusing for injury victims and their loved ones. On top of dealing with the physical and emotional trauma of the injury,…
Rank this Week: 3250

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

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

    Where's Aristotle When ABC Needs Him?

    Where's Aristotle When ABC Needs Him?
    This morning, ABC's Good Morning America shone its media arclight on Cathy Caswell as she spun the great big wheel on The Price is Right, not once, but twice. But while doing so Ms. Caswell was drawing $3000 per month in workers comp…
  • Apr 11

    Fresh Health Wonk Review posted at Healthcare Lighthouse

    Fresh Health Wonk Review posted at Healthcare Lighthouse
    Check out the freshly posted Health Wonk Review - The April Fools' Edition at Healthcare Lighthouse. Think we're a little late on the date? Nope. Host Billy Wynne says the spirit of April Fools' lives on as the blogosphere's smartest health…
  • Apr 9

    Zohydro ER Vs. Deval Patrick: The Latest Gunfight at the OK Corral

    Zohydro ER Vs. Deval Patrick: The Latest Gunfight at the OK Corral
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged that prescription drug overdoses are now the leading cause of injury-related death in America, surpassing auto accidents. Couple that with the Agency's approval last October of…
Rank this Week: 2642

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Nevada Workers Compensation Law Video

    Nevada Workers Compensation Law Video
    Recently I recorded some videos on the Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Hearings and Appeals Process. I take you inside the hearings and appeals court to show you what to expect and to describe what will take place.  When you have 15…
  • Apr 9

    Excellent Information for Gun Owner

    Excellent Information for Gun Owner
     My neighbor, Carey Colt Payne, was telling me about his new website on laws pertaining to the ownership and transfer of firearms.  Carey is a highly respected probate attorney in Las Vegas who is a descendant of the famous maker of…
  • Apr 9

    Watch What You Post on Facebook When Injured

    Watch What You Post on Facebook When Injured
     Think twice about posting those photos of you playing softball at your family reunion last weekend if you have an open workers' compensation claim.  Your Facebook photos or Twitter posts about what you are doing could be ammunition…
Rank this Week: 3865

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 17

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case

    All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens going to trial in disability discrimination case
    DEAR READERS: Because of the Easter holiday, this will be my "Friday" blog post. I'll be back to my regular schedule next week.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is going to get a jury trial against Walgreens in a disability…
  • Apr 11

    Who needs HR? We all do.

    Who needs HR? We all do.
    An article by Lauren Weber and Rachel Feintzeig in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal caught a lot of attention -- it was about companies that have made the decision to do without a Human Resources function. The idea drew some positive response on…
  • Apr 8

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption

    Drug/alcohol testing clearinghouse for truck drivers speeds toward adoption
    ROBIN’S NOTE: I am happy to feature as a guest blogger today Tommy Eden from Constangy’s offices in Opelika, Alabama, and West Point, Georgia. Tommy drafts DOT and state-specific drug testing policies for clients nationwide, and…
Rank this Week: 4696

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 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 &…
  • Jan 6

    Employee Overcomes Common Slip & Fall Defense

    Employee Overcomes Common Slip & Fall Defense
    ms-0hio_7th_court.jpg In February of 2011, Thurman Trowbridge was working as a security guard at Franciscan University when he slipped while coming off of a step.read more
Rank this Week: 4085

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3781

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse
    Two construction workers were hospitalized after being injured by the partial collapse of a parking garage. According to a news report in The Republic, the construction accident occurred at New Jersey's William Paterson University in Wayne.…
  • Mar 26

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey
    The calendar may say that the spring season has officially arrived, but the winter weather continues to hold out in New Jersey as snowstorms continue to pass overhead. Despite the chilly temperatures and seemingly inescapable snowfall, at…
  • Mar 20

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident
    Riding a motorcycle in New Jersey can be risky due to dangerous roadway conditions and negligent drivers who may not pay attention to motorcyclists. It is important for all riders to protect themselves by practicing safe riding habits. For…
Rank this Week: 1348

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/
  • Apr 15

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing

    Social Security Considering Changes to Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis Listing
    The Social Security Administration has proposed several changes to the "listed" impairments, which can qualify an individual to receive Social Security Disability Income. The listing for "epilepsy", under section 11.02 and 11.03. …
  • Mar 27

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran

    Expedited Social Security for Veteran
    The Social Security Administration has announced that effective March 17, 2014, it will expedited disability claims for veterans receiving VA service-connected compensation benefits and who have a rating of 100% "permanent and total"…
  • Feb 27

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing

    Veterans Receive Expedited Social Security Processing
    The Social Security Administration has announced that it has instituted a new policy aimed at speeding up applications of wounded warriors. The new process applies only to Veterans who were injured after October 1, 2001. Veterans…
Rank this Week: 1557

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1749

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Utility Workers Fatally Injured in Bourne, MA Crane Accident

    Utility Workers Fatally Injured in Bourne, MA Crane Accident
    Two Massachusetts utility workers were the victims of a tragic fatal crane accident this weekend in Bourne, Massachusetts. The men, who were contracted by NStar, were working 150 feet in the air on electricity lines near the Scenic Highway…
  • Apr 11

    Deceased Worker’s Family Awarded $39 Million after Company Failed to Follow Safety Plan

    Deceased Worker’s Family Awarded $39 Million after Company Failed to Follow Safety Plan
    A Cleveland, Ohio jury has awarded a $39 million verdict against a paving company that sacrificed worker safety to save a few dollars, resulting in the death of a member of the construction crew. The Shelly Company of Thornville, Ohio was…
  • Mar 31

    OSHA Announces National Events for Fall Prevention in Construction

    OSHA Announces National Events for Fall Prevention in Construction
    The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it will host national safety events between June 2 and 6 in an effort to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls on…
Rank this Week: 1433

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/
  • Apr 11

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony

    Danger to Southern Poultry Workers Highlighted in Congressional Testimony
    In response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to increase line speeds at factories specializing in poultry evisceration, advocates with the Southern Poverty Law Center testified before the Inter-American Commission on Human…
  • Apr 4

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury

    Fighting for Ongoing Medical Coverage for Work-Related Injury
    A worker who suffers an on-the-job injury may feel the physical and emotional effects of that incident for many years to come. But even when a worker successfully secures the initial benefits, obtaining coverage for subsequent treatments can…
  • Mar 30

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk

    Delayed Crane Safety Requirements Increase Georgia Construction Accident Risk
    Last summer, a 21-year-old worker was killed in a Macon crane accident, after the arm of the crane snapped and pinned him against a trailer. Then just recently, crews at an Atlanta sewage plant suffered a scare when a crane collapsed in the…
Rank this Week: 4707