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The Defense Base Act Blog

The Defense Base Act Blog

Covers news and resources for U.S. contractors injured in Iraq, Afghanistan, and around the world. By Herbert Chestnut & Associates.

http://defensebaseactblog.com
  • Apr 11

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system
    Buried deep within the Department of Labor’s 2014 Budget request lies the first information publicly available on the proposed “reforms” to the Defense Base Act. The document indicates that the DOL has requested $2 million…
  • Apr 11

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system
    Buried deep within the Department of Labor’s 2014 Budget request lies the first information publicly available on the proposed “reforms” to the Defense Base Act. The document indicates that the DOL has requested $2 million…
  • Apr 19

    The Attorney Escrow Accounts and the Prohibition of Commingling Client Fund

    The Attorney Escrow Accounts and the Prohibition of Commingling Client Fund
       Recently, an Illinois attorney who represents a number of DBA clients was arrested on charges of “ … unlawful financial exploitation of an elderly person for allegedly obtaining a check written payable to the 81-year-old…
Rank this Week: 45

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1536

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 1441

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    YUKUMOTO v. TAWARAHARA Personal Injury Case Summary

    YUKUMOTO v. TAWARAHARA Personal Injury Case Summary
    In the Yukumoto v. Tawarahara case the Supreme Court of the United States heard the important issue of whether a health insurance company has the  right to subrogate against a TPL (third-party liability) Defendant.  The Plaintiff in…
  • Jun 20

    What Happens if I Slip and Fall in a Marina

    What Happens if I Slip and Fall in a Marina
    As a practicing personal injury attorney, I am often approached by clients who have slipped and fell on the premises of another.  Some of these incidents happen at Marinas.  Generally, these types of incidents…
  • Jun 20

    Most Common Social Security Disability Qualification

    Most Common Social Security Disability Qualification
    Top Five Ways to Know you Qualify for SSD:   The first and most important way to qualify for Social Security benefits is being unable to work. The Social Security Disability program is a government run insurance program meant to provide…
Rank this Week: 1096

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jun 22

    Protecting Yourself At Work: What To Do If There Is An Active Shooter

    Protecting Yourself At Work: What To Do If There Is An Active Shooter
    As an attorney who has been practicing before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board representing injured workers for more than 27 years, I am drawn to organizations that assist workers. That’s why I am a member of the New…
  • Jun 12

    Remembering Our Heroes: Rescue and Recovery Workers To Be Honored At The 9/11 Memorial Site

    Remembering Our Heroes: Rescue and Recovery Workers To Be Honored At The 9/11 Memorial Site
    Ray Pfeifer Officials recently announced that a permanent dedication to 9/11 Rescue and Recovery workers is being planned and developed at the 9/11 Memorial in lower Manhattan. In a recent press release, 9/11 Memorial and Museum board…
  • May 24

    Lobby Albany For Fair Treatment Of Injured Workers And Their Familie

    Lobby Albany For Fair Treatment Of Injured Workers And Their Familie
    Last week I went to Albany to participate in Lobby Day on behalf of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). Our organization went to the capital to meet with members of the State Assembly and Senate to discuss a number of…
Rank this Week: 2887

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1639

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 1977

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jun 22

    Theodore Roosevelt Pushed For Protection Of Worker

    Theodore Roosevelt Pushed For Protection Of Worker
    Workers’ Compensation benefits are often confusing and seemingly unfair at first glance to many of my clients. As a result, I often find myself explaining to these clients how we, as a country, got to where we are with workers’…
  • Jun 12

    Rolling Back The Rules That Have Made OSHA Effective In Protecting Worker

    Rolling Back The Rules That Have Made OSHA Effective In Protecting Worker
    I am regularly surprised in my job. I recently met with a client who worked in a psychically demanding industrial job who told me that his employer required a supervisor to accompany the employer to the company infirmary. Many supervisors…
  • Jun 6

    A More Dangerous And Demanding Future For Retail Employees?

    A More Dangerous And Demanding Future For Retail Employees?
    Walmart announced last week that it started a pilot program where store employees will deliver packages from stores on their way home from work. If this practice is adopted company wide and adopted by the retail industry as a whole, it will…
Rank this Week: 2854

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1967

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 22

    6 Minimum Expectations For Employer Involvement in Workers’ Comp

    6 Minimum Expectations For Employer Involvement in Workers’ Comp
    We all know it is the employer’s responsibility to purchase workers’ compensation insurance coverage and to report a claim to the claims office when an accident occurs. Unfortunately, way too many employers end involvement in…
  • Jun 21

    Use A Medical Advisor To Maximize Value of Independent Medical Exam

    Use A Medical Advisor To Maximize Value of Independent Medical Exam
    A company medical advisor can be one of the most effective tools for reducing workers’ compensation costs as there is often a need to address specific health issues in regard to an injured employee’s case.     Leverage…
  • Jun 20

    How to Tell If You Need a Nurse Case Manager for Your Workers Compensation Claim

    How to Tell If You Need a Nurse Case Manager for Your Workers Compensation Claim
    Nurse case managers (NCMs) coordinate medical care and determine extent of disability.  However, there are times when the NCM doesn’t serve a specific purpose and is assigned to the claim to get the claim moving.  At times,…
Rank this Week: 4923

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1772

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jun 22

    Port Commissioners Approve Funding for Railroad

    Port Commissioners Approve Funding for Railroad
    $600,000 will go to grade separation project in Kent, WA, easing rail-related congestion. The Port of Seattle Commission has approved transportation funding for a grade separation project in Kent, WA. The South 228th Street project will…
  • Jun 19

    Social Security Fears? An Open Letter to Our Client

    Social Security Fears? An Open Letter to Our Client
    We’ve been hearing from clients, both current and former, about the proposed changes to Social Security – and what we are hearing is fear. Our clients have been found too disabled to work under very stringent definitions of…
  • Jun 15

    Jay Causey Receives WSAJ President’s Award

    Jay Causey Receives WSAJ President’s Award
    The Washsington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) awarded Jay Causey the President’s Award at its annual awards ceremony last month.  Jay was recognized for his career-spanning service and dedication to protecting the rights of…
Rank this Week: 3842

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 22

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

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

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. The dangers of distracted driving prompted OSHA to launch a Distracted Driving Initiative in 2010. The initiative’s primary focus has been to…
  • Jun 15

    Trump Lifts His Middle Finger to Injured Worker

    Trump Lifts His Middle Finger to Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. It didn’t take long for Trump to deceive injured workers.  Despite campaign promises to help “middle class” workers,  Trump signed…
Rank this Week: 3638

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/
  • Jun 22

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet
    Morgan N. Weiland, Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1389 (2017). Enrique Armijo In Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core, Morgan Weiland tells a story of…
  • Jun 21

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest
    Ruth Colker, Public Restrooms: Flipping the Default Rules, 78 Ohio St. L. J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The site of toilets as a social justice struggle is at least as old as plumbing. Biological…
  • Jun 20

    Inspecting Big Data’s Warhead

    Inspecting Big Data’s Warhead
    Cathy O'Neil, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, 2016. Paul Ohm “Welcome to the dark side of Big Data,” growls the last line of the first chapter of Cathy…
Rank this Week: 4846

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1011

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

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

    Lipitor May Raise Parkinson’s Risk According To New Study

    Lipitor May Raise Parkinson’s Risk According To New Study
    A new study from Penn State shows that statins like Lipitor may raise the risk of Parkinson’s disease. This goes against other studies that suggested these drugs may help. The... Read more » The post Lipitor May Raise…
  • Jun 20

    Takata Bankruptcy Rumor Causes Stock To Plummet

    Takata Bankruptcy Rumor Causes Stock To Plummet
    Takata has taken a severe beating in the market in response to the airbag scandal. Things have gotten so bad that there are strong rumors of possible bankruptcy by the... Read more » The post Takata Bankruptcy Rumor Causes Stock To…
  • Jun 19

    Another Major Crash, Now On I-85

    Another Major Crash, Now On I-85
    The east side of the city is continuing to see multi-car crashes. Last week had a crash that tangled up nine cars. Now, 11 Alive reported on a crash over... Read more » The post Another Major Crash, Now On I-85 appeared first on John…
Rank this Week: 1500

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1908

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa

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

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?
    Texting and driving is a terribly dangerous activity. Driving a car, especially on the highway, is the single most dangerous activity that most people do on a daily basis. When drivers take their eyes off the road to send or read a text,…
  • Jun 15

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Alcohol in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Alcohol in Arkansas?
    One of the most important things to point out about alcohol-related car accidents is that alcohol does not cause car accidents. Instead, the people who make the dangerous decision to get behind the wheel cause the accident, and they can be…
Rank this Week: 1747

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Steps to take to identify and prevent heat-related illness at work
    The following article written by Chain | Cohn | Stiles lawyers James Yoro and Beatriz Trejo appeared in the Kern Business Journal.  ——— Summer is here, and with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees in Kern County,…
Rank this Week: 1388

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

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

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision

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

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

    In honor of Father’s Day, a look at paid parental leave
    Happy Father’s Day to all of our readers who are dads, who have dads, or who love one or more dads. As most of our readers know, there has been a movement — for which most of the credit goes to Ivanka Trump — to get some…
  • Jun 16

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    And may it die quickly. The U.S. Department of Labor has taken formal regulatory action to rescind the Obama Administration’s “Persuader Rule.” The DOL has been enjoined from enforcing the rule since November 2016, but the…
Rank this Week: 3005

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Petro Cohen Law Firm and Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Announce 2017 Scholarship Recipient

    Petro Cohen Law Firm and Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Announce 2017 Scholarship Recipient
    NORTHFIELD, NJ – June 21, 2017 – For the fourth consecutive year, the law firm of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has teamed up with Kids’ Chance of New Jersey (KCNJ) to award a student with financial hardship a “Doctorate…
  • Jun 14

    Employer Defenses Against Workers’ Comp Claim

    Employer Defenses Against Workers’ Comp Claim
    New Jersey’s workers’ comp system is considered “no fault,” meaning that workers injured on the job do not need to prove that their employers were in any way negligent or at fault in order to bring workers’ comp…
  • Jun 9

    June 2017 – Watchful Parents Can Prevent Playground Injurie

    June 2017 – Watchful Parents Can Prevent Playground Injurie
    With school out and the warmer weather upon us, the next few months can be dangerous injuries for playground, both minor and much more serious. Learn how you can keep your kids and grandkids safe with tips on equipment, clothing, and safe…
Rank this Week: 1611

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

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

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

    Improving Economy Translates into Higher Accident Risk

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

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

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

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk

    Study Points to Stronger Correlation between Sleepiness and Accident Risk
    Sleep experts have long believed that drowsiness or lack of sleep contributes to a higher accident risk involving drowsy drivers. A new study strongly confirms the link between less sleep and a higher accident risk. Earlier research conducted…
Rank this Week: 2751

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

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

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

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

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

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

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1491

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

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

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

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

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

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

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1504

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

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

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

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

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

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

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1912

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    The Hurricane Season Has Begun

    The Hurricane Season Has Begun
    Workers' Compensation programs are challenged by all types of adverse weather conditions, and the annual East Coast hurricane season is no exception. Early storms Brett and Cindy are already on the radar scopes of the National Hurricane…
  • Jun 20

    Employment Status: Common Law Tests May Need an Update

    Employment Status: Common Law Tests May Need an Update
    The application of the common-law standard to determine employment status may no longer be relevant in the age of the gig economy. The NJ Appellate Division ruled that the common law test utilized to determine employment status…
  • Jun 17

    Governor of Nevada Vetoes Single-Payer Legislation

    Governor of Nevada Vetoes Single-Payer Legislation
    Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has vetoed legislation that would have established a single-payer Assembly Bill 374 would have expanded a Medicare-type health care insurance plan. coverage to provide health care coverage to all Nevada…
Rank this Week: 4311

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death

    Workplace Falls Are a Leading Cause of Employee Death
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are a leading cause of workplace deaths. Falls represent 39% of all construction workplace deaths and account for around 350 deaths in construction jobs per year.…
Rank this Week: 3110

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 20

    New Laws Seek To Reduce Deadly Distracted Driving

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

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

    New Study: Almost One-Third Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Suffer Long-Term Problem
    Many patients with a “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI) continue to suffer problems lasting years beyond their initial injury. Sometimes, the problems are permanent. TBI patients suffering long-term problems know their injuries…
  • Jun 5

    Four Tips For Personal Injury Cases With Workers’ Compensation Lien

    Four Tips For Personal Injury Cases With Workers’ Compensation Lien
    You were hurt on the job. You received workers’ compensation benefits. But, a third-party (someone outside your work) caused the accident. You want to pursue a personal injury claim against that third-party. The workers’…
Rank this Week: 1961

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Can You Claim St Louis Work Comp Benefits for a Stress Related Illness?

    Can You Claim St Louis Work Comp Benefits for a Stress Related Illness?
    Filing a claim for a work-related stress illness is difficult but not impossible. Workers compensation is something we can claim if we have an injury at work such as a trip or fall, or if we become ill due to our work conditions. But one…
  • Jun 15

    Workplace Injuries Suffered by Casino Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Workplace Injuries Suffered by Casino Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    There are many different roles in the casino industry, each with their own set of risks. Many find casinos to be a lot fun, but for anyone working in a casino, there are also many ways in which they can suffer an injury. There are many…
  • Jun 14

    Tree Trimming and Risk of Work Related Accidents – St. Louis Attorney

    Tree Trimming and Risk of Work Related Accidents – St. Louis Attorney
    Tree trimmers are exposed to many hazards that can make their job dangerous and put them at risk of injury. There is a lot of work for tree trimmers when the weather gets warmer, suddenly all the trees and bushes are growing fast. These can…
Rank this Week: 1604

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: 3566

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jun 19

    Clinic Hit With $29M Judgment for Failing to Diagnose Condition

    Clinic Hit With $29M Judgment for Failing to Diagnose Condition
    Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities was ordered to provide almost $29 million in compensation to a patient because specialists failed to diagnose her condition. A jury determined that the woman’s rare condition could have been treated…
  • Jun 12

    Dog Bite Claims Eat Up Significant Percentage of Homeowner Insurance Claim

    Dog Bite Claims Eat Up Significant Percentage of Homeowner Insurance Claim
    Dogs are extremely popular pets, with nearly half of American households owning one or more of them. They are also the cause of many homeowners’ insurance claims, with dog bites representing nearly one in five claims filed each year.…
  • Jun 5

    Nursing Homes Regularly Improperly Administer Blood Thinners Such as Coumadin

    Nursing Homes Regularly Improperly Administer Blood Thinners Such as Coumadin
    Many medical experts will admit without hesitation that anticoagulants such as Coumadin and Warfarin are the most dangerous drugs in the country— especially in nursing homes where are often not administered properly and patients are not…
Rank this Week: 1512

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
  • Jun 12

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know
    Birth Injury Malpractice Attorney Serving Families in the Chicago Area Preparing for a new baby is supposed to be exciting. Expectant mothers plan for the best and trust that their healthcare provider has their best interests at heart. The…
  • Jun 12

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know
    Preparing for a new baby is supposed to be exciting. Expectant mothers plan for the best and trust that their healthcare provider has their best interests at heart. The mother does her part by taking care of herself and following up with…
Rank this Week: 2582

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/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3797

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Preventing Senior Emotional Abuse

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

    Preventing Senior Physical Abuse

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

    Preventing Senior Sexual Abuse

    Preventing Senior Sexual Abuse
    When we speak about sexual abuse in Hollywood and Florida, we often focus on protecting vulnerable younger people. However, there is also another vulnerable population who may be targeted by predators: the elderly. Senior sexual abuse is a…
Rank this Week: 1169

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury and workers' compensation news. By Carabin & Shaw, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Child Injured in Texas Swimming Pool

    Child Injured in Texas Swimming Pool
    In a recent Texas appellate case, a city appealed the denial of its plea to the jurisdiction in a lawsuit involving an injured child. The case arose when a 13-year-old was swimming in the city’s public pool. A 17-year-old was on duty as…
  • Jun 15

    Wrongful Death Due to Defective Truck Tire in Texa

    Wrongful Death Due to Defective Truck Tire in Texa
    A recent Texas appellate case concerns a cement truck crash that resulted in the driver’s death. The plaintiffs in the case argued that the crash was due to a failure of the front tire on the truck. They sued the tire…
  • Jun 8

    Texas Motorcycle Accidents Arising Out of Unsafe Driving Maneuver

    Texas Motorcycle Accidents Arising Out of Unsafe Driving Maneuver
    A recent Texas appellate case arose from a truck accident. The defendant testified that, on the accident date, he was driving in the left lane. It was rush hour, and following behind two other vehicles, he was coming to a construction zone.…
Rank this Week: 3819

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

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

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing

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

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

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

    Social Security Disability and the "Date Last Insured"

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

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

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

    New legislation affecting permanent total…

    New legislation affecting permanent total disability workers compensation claimsThe new law applies to:Injured workers with dates of injury before August 13, 2014 (or their dependents and legal heirs) whose permanent total disability (PTD)…
  • Mar 4

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?
    Though I've been a Minnesota workers compensation attorney my entire legal career, that's the very same question I asked myself nearly 20 years ago.  Do I need lumbar spine surgery.I was injured at work and despite conservative care, my…
  • Jan 23

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?
    Spinal cord stimulators have been around for decades.  In the nearly 25 years that I have been a workers compensation attorney, I have been involved in nearly a hundred cases involving spinal cord stimulators.  The first observation…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 829

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury, and government law. By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC.

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Jun 15

    DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIMS

    DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIMS
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Bar Association ERISA Litigation Seminar held in Chicago from June 7th through June 9th, 2017.   This seminar explored a…
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

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

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

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error

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

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million

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

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Jun 14

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension
    As reported by Philly.com, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is betting that the lottery is the ticket to shoring up one of the state’s most vexing money problems: ever-growing obligations to the pensions for public employees. The idea of…
  • May 24

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff
    As reported by Philly.com, a Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked the State of New Jersey from unilaterally imposing layoffs and schedule changes on the Atlantic City Police Department. The ruling is the second time Judge Julio…
  • May 2

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic
    As reported by northjersey.com, members of the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services police union on Monday protested more than two dozen impending layoffs and about a dozen demotions…
Rank this Week: 1037

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jun 14

    Lawyers vs. Attorneys: What’s the Difference?

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

    Full Tort vs. Limited Tort Ohio

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

    Tips for Finding a Law Firm You Can Trust

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

Calbom & Schwab News

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

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

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

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

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

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