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Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 28

    Poverty And Social Insurance

    Poverty And Social Insurance
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm in Milwaukee. For many people, “entitlement” is a bad word, but I would argue that is not necessarily the case. A quick Google search shows that the…
  • May 21

    Stolen Money: Wage Theft by Employers Common

    Stolen Money: Wage Theft by Employers Common
    We all know that money is stolen from hard-working people every day in the form of robberies, burglaries and other thefts, but you might be surprised to learn that employers steal more money from hard-working people than robberies,…
  • May 18

    The Role Workers’ Compensation Plays in the Amtrak Train 188 Derailment

    The Role Workers’ Compensation Plays in the Amtrak Train 188 Derailment
    Our sympathies go out to all of the friends and families of the victims of Tuesday’s Amtrak passenger train derailment in Philadelphia, as well as a wish for the recovery of those injured. The latest news reports indicate that, as of…
Rank this Week: 85

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    In the name of privacy...

    In the name of privacy...
    After the massive US IRS data breach announcement this week, CMS has posted that it is establishing a more secure system for access to Medicare Secondary Payer Information. This is pretty consistent with President Obama's announcement to take…
  • May 27

    Pending Before the NJ Supreme Court

    Pending Before the NJ Supreme Court
    A-89-13 Estate of Myroslava Kotsovska v. Saul Liebman (073861)Should the trial court have transferred this wrongful death and survival action to the Division of Workers' Compensation for a determination of the decedent's employment status…
  • May 27

    Lumbermen's Underwriting Alliance in Receivership

    Lumbermen's Underwriting Alliance in Receivership
    On May 19, 2015, Lumbermen’s Underwriting Alliance, a reciprocal inter-insurance exchange organized under the laws of the State of Missouri ("Lumbermen's"), was ordered into receivership for the purposes of rehabilitation by the Circuit…
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • May 27

    The Effective Early American State

    The Effective Early American State
    Max Edling, A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State (2014).Roman HoyosFor those of us working on the relationship between law and the American state, Max Edling’s first book, A Revolution in Favor of Government, was…
  • May 26

    Not So Schizophrenic: The Founders’ Understanding of Indian Affairs and the Constitution

    Not So Schizophrenic: The Founders’ Understanding of Indian Affairs and the Constitution
    Gregory Ablavsky, Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause, 124 Yale L.J. 1012 (2015).Bethany BergerFederal Indian law fits awkwardly in American constitutional doctrine, so much so that Justice Clarence Thomas has declared it “to say the…
  • May 25

    Are Prosecutors the Constitution’s Gatekeepers?

    Are Prosecutors the Constitution’s Gatekeepers?
    Russell M. Gold, Beyond the Judicial Fourth Amendment: The Prosecutor’s Role, 47 UC Davis L. Rev. 1591 (2014).Rebecca RoipheThis is a bad time for the police officers. Last year, a series of cases in New York federal court exposed…
Rank this Week: 310

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • May 20

    Hysterectomy and Uterine Surgery Cancer Lawsuit Update

    Hysterectomy and Uterine Surgery Cancer Lawsuit Update
    Thousands of women who underwent fibroid removal surgery or hysterectomies are suffering from late-stage cancer from a device used in their surgeries. Now, device manufacturers are facing liability as these women and their families file suit.…
  • May 11

    Heart Surgery Device Recalled for Deaths, Injurie

    Heart Surgery Device Recalled for Deaths, Injurie
    The TigerPaw System has been recalled after reports of heart tissue tears and severe bleeding. More than 4,000 devices, commonly used during open heart surgery, were recalled after dozens of injuries and one death. Medical device lawyers at…
  • May 5

    Rauner Proposes Workers' Compensation Reform

    Rauner Proposes Workers' Compensation Reform
    Illinois ranks seventh in the nation for workers' compensation system costs. Newly-elected Governor Bruce Rauner recently announced sweeping changes to the state workers' compensation laws, as part of his pro-business agenda. Our team of…
Rank this Week: 466

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/
Rank this Week: 546

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 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury. Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular insurer’s…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 251

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 481

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 13

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

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

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Court Reverses Award of Attorney Fees Where Utilization Review Properly Followed

    Alabama Court Reverses Award of Attorney Fees Where Utilization Review Properly Followed
    On March 20, 2015, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Good Hope Contracting Company, Inc. v. McCall wherein it upheld an order compelling medical treatment but reversed an award of attorney’s fees.  At the…
Rank this Week: 345

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/
  • Mar 25

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie

    Understanding your rights: Missouri workers' compensation law & mental injurie
    Most Missouri workers' compensation claims stem from workplace accidents that cause physical injuries, or from occupational diseases caused by workplace conditions. However, there is another kind of injury that can pose a threat to employees:…
  • Feb 20

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?

    Survivor benefits & Missouri workers' compensation law: Who is eligible?
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know that the aftermath of a fatal workplace accident can be a confusing and traumatic time for the victim's loved ones. We also know that sometimes people do not receive benefits they are…
  • Jan 5

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee

    Avoiding winter workplace hazards: Tips for Missouri employee
    While many of us can opt to stay home when winter weather comes to Missouri, some workers in our state aren't so lucky. Utility workers, emergency responders, highway workers, federal, state and local government personnel, and other employees…
Rank this Week: 267

Illinois Workers Compensation…

Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Work related rotator cuff tear

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

    Illinois Labor Update

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

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

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife
    The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that the funds in a Medicare set-aside (MSA) are part of a workers' compensation settlement thereby allowing an ex-wife to a portion of the MSA. The claimant was injured in a work accident in 2008. He…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • May 28

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

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

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
  • Dec 16

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand
    For months now, the Takata airbag recall has been making headlines. So far, the faulty airbags have been responsible for five deaths and hundreds of injuries around the world. Currently over 20 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide,…
Rank this Week: 3934

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/
  • May 28

    Google Admits to Self-Driving Car Accidents in California

    Google Admits to Self-Driving Car Accidents in California
    The famous California search engine and innovation company, Google, admitted in a statement earlier this month that the self-driving cars that it has invented have been involved in 11 minor car accidents since the company began working with…
  • May 26

    California Court of Appeals Rules in Health Club Injury Case

    California Court of Appeals Rules in Health Club Injury Case
    In a recent court of appeals case, Grebing v. 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. (2015), the court had before it the issue of whether to hold liable a health and fitness club for an injury that occurred when a piece of weight-lifting…
  • May 22

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case

    California Court of Appeals Denies “Power Press” Exception in Work Injury Case
    The California Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in what would ordinarily be considered a workers’ compensation case but for a personal injury exception regarding power presses. In the case, Gonzalez v. Seal Methods,…
Rank this Week: 2135

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 28

    Investigating Workers' Compensation Fraud

    Investigating Workers' Compensation Fraud
    Insurance companies and employers are constantly accusing workers of faking or exaggerating an injury or illness to claim workers' compensation benefits to which they are not entitled. Here is an example of the lengths these companies will…
  • May 25

    Workers' Compensation Opt-Out Proposed in South Carolina

    Workers' Compensation Opt-Out Proposed in South Carolina
    According to a recent news article from Business Insurance, South Carolina legislatures are considering a bill, which would allow employers to opt-out of the requirement to purchase a workers' compensation insurance policy by providing an…
  • May 23

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company: Workers' Compensation Appeal

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company: Workers' Compensation Appeal
    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company, an appeal from the Supreme Court of Alaska, involves claimant who was working at concrete pouring job site when he was attacked by another employee. Claimant was the owner of Company B. According to…
Rank this Week: 3252

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 2275

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/
  • May 28

    Chemical Exposure At Work

    Chemical Exposure At Work
    A huge part of people’s lives is spent at work. So there is a good chance of being injured at work. To prevent injury, one should follow company policies and OSHA safety standards. They should also wear proper safety gear when required…
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
  • Apr 2

    Springtime Construction Accident

    Springtime Construction Accident
    With the weather warming up many of us know that this means construction season is starting back up. While for a lot of residents across PA this means traffic backups and a lot of loud noise, for some of the hardest working people in our…
Rank this Week: 4826

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Impact of Drugs on Developing Fetu

    Impact of Drugs on Developing Fetu
    It has long been known that pregnant women must take great care with what they take into their bodies as chemicals, medications and substances found in supplements and foods can all be absorbed by the fetus through the placenta. Doctors need…
  • May 26

    Pressure Sores Can Creep up When We Least Expect

    Pressure Sores Can Creep up When We Least Expect
    Patients are often relieved when the doctor finally diagnoses them with an acute or chronic condition that can be effectively treated in a hospital or medical facility setting. While the medical condition might take weeks or months to…
  • May 26

    Investigators Seek Answers in Fatal Amtrak Derailment Crash

    Investigators Seek Answers in Fatal Amtrak Derailment Crash
    On the morning of May 12, hundreds of lives were changed when an Amtrak passenger train careened around a curve at twice the speed advised for the section of track and derailed, injuring most of the 238 passengers on board and resulting in…
Rank this Week: 2134

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/
  • May 28

    Is Your Child Considering a Summer Job in Homestead or Your Community?

    Is Your Child Considering a Summer Job in Homestead or Your Community?
    At this time of year, many students look for part-time or full-time summer jobs in Homestead and across South Florida to raise some money for cars, clothes, or just pocket money. If you have a teenager or younger child looking for a paper…
  • May 25

    Even Office Jobs in Miami and Florida Involve Some Danger

    Even Office Jobs in Miami and Florida Involve Some Danger
    Construction site accidents in Miami and other accidents in dangerous workplaces don’t surprise most of us. However, even office jobs can result in workplace injury. If you feel that you are safe because you work in a high-rise or are…
  • May 21

    Workplace Injury Risks May be Higher if Your Hollywood or Florida Job Involves Electrical Machinery or Equipment

    Workplace Injury Risks May be Higher if Your Hollywood or Florida Job Involves Electrical Machinery or Equipment
    Any job in Hollywood or Florida can result in workplace injury. However, if your job involves heavy machinery or electrical equipment, you may be at additional risk. In these cases, you should be getting additional training in order to stay…
Rank this Week: 924

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 28

    Exploding Exclusive Remedy

    Exploding Exclusive Remedy
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from daviddepaolo.blogspot.com What’s better than exclusive remedy in workers’ compensation? Let’s be honest, if you’re an employer, not much. Sure, one may…
  • May 25

    On Trade, Don’t Leave Workers Behind

    On Trade, Don’t Leave Workers Behind
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.nytimes.com Photo Boeing employees in Renton, Wash., watched Secretary of State John Kerry speak about the Trans-Pacific Partnership on May 19. Credit Pool photo by Saul Loeb…
  • May 21

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Hits Key Milestone

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance Hits Key Milestone
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance hits key milestone as ports of Seattle, Tacoma prepare to unify marine cargo management. Heralding a key milestone in the formation of a Seaport Alliance, a draft of the final agreement between the…
Rank this Week: 4414

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/
  • May 28

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement

    Tragic Cannery And Construction Site Deaths Highlight Need For Safety Enforcement
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I was horrified when I recently read about a worker for a tuna company who was killed when he was cooked to death at the…
  • May 25

    Death on the Job Annual Report from AFL-CIO Informative, Useful

    Death on the Job Annual Report from AFL-CIO Informative, Useful
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The AFL-CIO’s annual report about “the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers” has been written about in a…
  • May 21

    Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2

    Construction Fall Safety Stand-Down – Pt 2
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com http://experttalk.creativesafetysupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Construction_Fall_Safety_Stand-Down-Pt_2.mp3 Fall prevention…
Rank this Week: 3474

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 28

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I recently read the news about a benefit fundraiser being held for the widow of a Long Island volunteer firefighter who…
  • May 25

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Professional hockey, much like football, is considered to be a dangerous, high contact sport. With recent news of San Francisco 49er’s linebacker…
  • May 21

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Seattle – A contractor who scammed two building owners has been sentenced to four months in King County Jail and ordered to pay more than $25,000 in…
Rank this Week: 3523

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 28

    Pennsylvanian Sentenced for Comp Fraud

    Pennsylvanian Sentenced for Comp Fraud
    The odds are oftentimes not in the favor of those who try and successfully commit workers compensation fraud.   Case in point, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Robert M. Fowler, 61,…
  • May 28

    Understanding “Medical Marijuana” in Workers’ Compensation

    Understanding “Medical Marijuana” in Workers’ Compensation
    Over the last several years, more states have adopted laws that govern the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.  While marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal law, more states are considering it for legal…
  • May 27

    Investigating and Handling Repetitive Use Injurie

    Investigating and Handling Repetitive Use Injurie
    Repetitive use injuries account for a significant portion of claims in many workers’ compensation programs.  While these injuries can occur in any employee, they are becoming more prevalent in the aging American worker force. …
Rank this Week: 4649

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • May 28

    Beware the slow erosion of workers’ comp

    Beware the slow erosion of workers’ comp
    Remember the old frog in boiling water analogy? It’s me […] The post Beware the slow erosion of workers’ comp appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 26

    A workers’ comp success story

    A workers’ comp success story
    Felicia S. is no stranger to hard work. As a retail man […] The post A workers’ comp success story appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • May 24

    Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law

    Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law
    Georgia’s hard-working citizens deserve a day off […] The post Happy Memorial Day from Ramos Law appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 4815

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Patient files medical malpractice lawsuit over alleged failure to treat infection

    Patient files medical malpractice lawsuit over alleged failure to treat infection
    A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed against an Illinois doctor and a medical center by a patient who alleges that her foot infection was not properly treated. Rebecca Merrill filed the lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court on March…
  • May 27

    Delayed MRI Results in Twenty-Eight Million Dollar Award – Podcast

    Delayed MRI Results in Twenty-Eight Million Dollar Award – Podcast
    After requesting an MRI, a young patient is denied one for 4 months allowing a tumor to continue growing. Find out the details of this medical practice lawsuit on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.
  • May 26

    “A code of silence”: Lawsuit filed over teen’s death at police hands in 2014

    “A code of silence”: Lawsuit filed over teen’s death at police hands in 2014
    The mother of a teenager who was shot and killed by police on Chicago’s West Side has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the force. Roshad McIntosh was killed in August 2014. At a news conference, his mother, Cynthia Lane,…
Rank this Week: 1137

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1255

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • May 27

    Former Safety Manager Charged in U.S. Workplace Death

    Former Safety Manager Charged in U.S. Workplace Death
    A former Safety Manager in California is among those charged with “willfully violating worker safety rules”, allegedly causing the death of a worker. The former Safety Manager and the Director of Plant Operations of Bumble…
  • May 21

    Worker awarded WSIB benefits after health and safety officer “grabbed him and threw him to the ground”

    Worker awarded WSIB benefits after health and safety officer “grabbed him and threw him to the ground”
    In an unusual case, a construction site superintendent has won entitlement to workers compensation benefits after persuading an appeals tribunal that he was assaulted by his employer’s health and safety officer and was not an…
  • May 19

    Ontario MOL Releases 2015-16 Safety Inspection Blitz Schedule

    Ontario MOL Releases 2015-16 Safety Inspection Blitz Schedule
    The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released its schedule of workplace inspection blitzes for the period from May 2015 to March 2016. The schedule gives employers advance notice of what MOL inspectors will look for when they visit…
Rank this Week: 1095

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/
  • May 27

    CCS attorneys advocate for client rights in 2015 Justice Day

    CCS attorneys advocate for client rights in 2015 Justice Day
    In an effort protect the civil justice system and defend the rights of their clients, along with meeting with California legislators and key members of staff in their Capitol offices, two attorneys with the Bakersfield-based law…
  • May 20

    CCS represents family of boy who collapsed, died in Delano school

    CCS represents family of boy who collapsed, died in Delano school
    Thirteen-year-old Jose Manuel Beltran was participating in physical education class on Jan. 26 at his school’s gymnasium in Delano when he collapsed. Moments later, the eighth-grader was pronounced dead. How and why exactly are…
  • May 12

    Lawmakers, attorneys battle for fairness in workers’ compensation case

    Lawmakers, attorneys battle for fairness in workers’ compensation case
    Several recent news stories in Kern County and California have raised debate about workers’ compensation* issues and how workers can be more fairly compensated for job-related injuries and illnesses. Workers’…
Rank this Week: 2166

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Georgia Employee Denied Workers' Compensation Benefits for Workplace Stroke

    Georgia Employee Denied Workers' Compensation Benefits for Workplace Stroke
    In Save-A-Lot Food Stores v. Amos, a Georgia man sought workers' compensation benefits from the grocery store where he worked after suffering an apparent stroke on the job. According to the man, the medical condition occurred while he was…
  • May 13

    5 Things to Know for Your Workers' Compensation Trial

    5 Things to Know for Your Workers' Compensation Trial
    Workers' comp cases are often settled on their own, but sometimes they do go to court. This can be a frightening and overwhelming experience for anyone. Find out what you need to know if your workers' comp case has to go to court. How to…
  • May 7

    Workers' Compensation: Getting Legal Help

    Workers' Compensation: Getting Legal Help
    If you have been injured on the job, you are most likely entitled to compensation. This compensation should not only cover the medical expenses for your injuries, but also missed salary for any days that you're unable to work because of your…
Rank this Week: 2804

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: 2036

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 27

    Workplace Injuries Involving Manufacturing and Construction Worker

    Workplace Injuries Involving Manufacturing and Construction Worker
    Manufacturing and construction industry workers are at the highest risk of work-related injuries and death. From the last three decades, the manufacturing and construction industries have been reporting the most number of cases of serious…
  • May 22

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation
    A temporary hearing is requested by an employee when there is a dispute about medical treatment or the payment of temporary disability benefits. A temporary hearing is also known as a hardship hearing. Employees undergoing treatment…
  • May 21

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    Millions of injuries and illnesses are reported at U.S. workplaces every year, putting workers at risk every day. Laborers, truck drivers, nursing aides, custodians, cleaners, and law enforcement officers are the employees most…
Rank this Week: 2228

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 27

    Same-Sex Couples Entitled To Divorce in Florida

    Same-Sex Couples Entitled To Divorce in Florida
    You would think in today’s age that such a headline would not be news, but it is. Incredulous as it may sound, this is an issue of first impression in Florida. The recent Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal opinion involved two women…
  • May 26

    Child Drowns While on Norwegian Cruise – DOHSA

    Child Drowns While on Norwegian Cruise – DOHSA
    A 10-year old girl recently drowned in a swimming pool while aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the Carolina coast.  This event apparently happened while the ship was around 75 miles offshore.  Cruise lines routinely do not…
  • May 20

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection

    Challenging For Cause During Jury Selection
    There is a recent case issued by the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal addressing challenges for cause when a potential juror acknowledges bias and lacks faith in the jury system. The case of Kochalka v. Bourgeois is a great primer on jury…
Rank this Week: 835

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 27

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking
      Most people are familiar with the concept of sta […] Cyberstalking vs. Stalking is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cyberstalking vs. Stalking appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
Rank this Week: 2174

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Protecting Yourself in Case of an Accident

    Protecting Yourself in Case of an Accident
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we represent victims of all kinds of accidents. Throughout our years of experience, we have seen numerous situations where individuals have put their cases at risk – and in some instances clearly left…
  • May 19

    Tips for Avoiding On-the-Job Injurie

    Tips for Avoiding On-the-Job Injurie
    As attorneys who represent clients in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims, we regularly meet people who have suffered serious injuries on the job. While your employer bears responsibility for providing a safe working…
  • May 15

    May is Building Safety Month

    May is Building Safety Month
    Officially recognized by the President of the United States, Building Safety Month is an opportunity for people in across America to focus on the importance of building and construction safety. Started by the International Code Council (ICC)…
Rank this Week: 2188

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2731

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/
  • May 26

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer
    As reported on Senatenj.com, the New Jersey State Senate passed legislation sponsored by Diane Allen and Christopher Bateman to increase penalties for assaulting a corrections officer, sheriff’s officer, and other law enforcement…
  • May 13

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally
    As reported by NJ.com, from behind a podium on the Statehouse steps, Hetty Rosenstein briefly subdued a big crowd of public employees with the personal story of how her late father’s pension, earned over decades as head librarian of the…
  • May 6

    NJ Pension Reform Fight Hit NJ Supreme Court

    NJ Pension Reform Fight Hit NJ Supreme Court
    As reported by NJ.com, nearly a year after Governor Chris Christie responded to a sudden budget crisis by slashing payments into the State pension system, New Jersey’s public labor unions will fight for their right to that money before…
Rank this Week: 1432

New York Workers' Compensation…

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano.

http://www.newyorkworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Pedestrian Accidents Near Construction Site

    Pedestrian Accidents Near Construction Site
    In addition to the disturbing amount of pedestrian-related accidents with cars, many pedestrians are getting injured by flying objects coming from construction sites in New York City.  Considering the growing number of construction…
  • May 26

    Pedestrian Accidents in New York

    Pedestrian Accidents in New York
    Every year, a number of pedestrians are injured in New York and throughout the United States. While pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere, they happen more often in New York City than any other part of the state due to the high rate of…
  • May 20

    Personal Injury Awards and Bankruptcy in New York

    Personal Injury Awards and Bankruptcy in New York
    When a plaintiff in a personal injury suit files for bankruptcy, there are many things to consider. When a bankruptcy case is initiated, an automatic stay goes into effect. The automatic stay is a mandatory injunction of the bankruptcy court…
Rank this Week: 2044

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
  • May 26

    How to Protect Yourself From a Dog Bite

    How to Protect Yourself From a Dog Bite
    Millions of Americans are bitten by dogs every year. Over 300,000 of those bites will warrant a trip to the emergency room, and many of those will require reconstructive surgery. While most dogs are friendly, any dog can bite. Not…
  • May 22

    May is National Bike Month

    May is National Bike Month
    Bicycling promotes a healthy lifestyle and environment, and riding a bike can be a safe, enjoyable way to get from place to place. However, bicycling does not come without risks. As with any form of transportation, bicycling can be dangerous…
  • May 19

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month
    Riding a motorcycle comes with a significant set of risks, but these risks can be lessened by utilizing safe riding practices. For starters, motorcycles are much less crashworthy than their enclosed counterparts. A motorcycle’s small…
Rank this Week: 2727

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 26

    Class Certified in Pennsylvania Payroll Debit Card Litigation

    Class Certified in Pennsylvania Payroll Debit Card Litigation
    We previously discussed on this blog the potential risks associated with the use of payroll debit cards to pay wages to employees. The absence of federal and state regulations specifically addressing this relatively new payroll option…
  • May 4

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative
    Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally prohibits employers from requiring current employees to submit to medical examinations or medical inquiries unless the exam or inquiry is “job-related and consistent with…
  • Apr 22

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
Rank this Week: 1439

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

Covers the representation of people injured in automobile accidents, trip and fall incidents, theme park injuries, medical negligence and nursing home negligence, among others.

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • May 26

    How Prepared is Your Teen to Get Behind the Wheel of a Car

    How Prepared is Your Teen to Get Behind the Wheel of a Car
    Preparing a teen to drive responsibly can be a challenge for many parents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of motor vehicle crashes is highest among those between the ages of 16 and 19. These ……
  • May 21

    Attorney at Pearson Bitman Recognized by NADC

    Attorney at Pearson Bitman Recognized by NADC
    ORLANDO, FL, May 21, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ – The Nations Association of Distinguished Counsels, or NADC, seeks out attorneys at practices that are raising the bar of quality and service, making them a leader within the…
  • May 19

    Protective Gear Every Biker Should Wear when on the Open Road

    Protective Gear Every Biker Should Wear when on the Open Road
    Motorcycle enthusiasts consider themselves the modern reincarnation of the cowboys of the Old West. They embrace a culture that values freedom, mobility, independence, and the romance and adventure of the open road. There’s a lot to be…
Rank this Week: 2215

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/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2015

    Memorial Day 2015
    Thank you to all who sacrificed your lives serving our country. Image Credit: Flickr, Creative Commons license. Photo of Arlington National Cemetery by James Demetrie.… Continue Reading
  • May 22

    Female lawyer plays the “V” card, wins $500 sanction

    Female lawyer plays the “V” card, wins $500 sanction
    Male attorneys, it’s not a good idea to use the “V” word when referring to your female adversaries, and you might even be sanctioned for it. (Chill! I’m not talking about that “V” word.) Have you…
  • May 21

    Probability, manipulation, and random drug testing

    Probability, manipulation, and random drug testing
    Is that “random” drug test selection really random? Many employers — particularly, those in the transportation industry — use third party vendors to do the random selections for federally mandated drug and alcohol…
Rank this Week: 3102

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/
  • May 22

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a vocational rehabilitation specialist who suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-concussion syndrome. We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
  • Apr 30

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION
    Schedule awards are cash settlements intended to compensate the injured worker for permanent loss or more usually loss of use, of body organs or extremities.  They have been authorized under the Federal Employees Compensation Act, since…
  • Apr 21

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an advanced practice registered nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
Rank this Week: 2868

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
  • Jan 7

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial
    Originally posted on Iowa Car Accident Law and Facts:Happy New Year! One of the interesting things we see each new year are the new laws that go into effect. The State of Iowa adopted some new rules for smaller…
  • Jan 7

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial

    New Iowa laws help car accident victims get a fair trial
    Originally posted on Iowa Car Accident Law and Facts:Happy New Year! One of the interesting things we see each new year are the new laws that go into effect. The State of Iowa adopted some new rules for smaller…
Rank this Week: 1568

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/
  • May 22

    Arrant v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. - On-the-Job Hearing Lo

    Arrant v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc. - On-the-Job Hearing Lo
    Work-related hearing loss is one of the most common occupational injuries in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention report an estimated 22 million workers are routinely exposed to hazardous noise levels on-the-job, and an…
  • May 15

    Workers' Compensation Claim From Hospital on Hold by Court

    Workers' Compensation Claim From Hospital on Hold by Court
    Usually, it is the workers who seek workers' compensation benefits from the employer. However, due to the exclusive remedy provision of workers' compensation statutes, sometimes it's the company that seeks to prove a work injury claim is…
  • May 8

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Comm'r - Statute of Limitations on Workers' Comp Claim

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Comm'r - Statute of Limitations on Workers' Comp Claim
    As in any civil proceeding, workers' compensation claims are subject to a specific statute of limitations, which is set forth by the state. A statute of limitations is a time frame in which claims must be filed in order to be valid. The idea…
Rank this Week: 2938

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • May 21

    Stark & Stark Obtains $1.6 Million Verdict for New Jersey Car Crash Victim

    Stark & Stark Obtains $1.6 Million Verdict for New Jersey Car Crash Victim
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.6 Million verdict for the victim of a rear-end motor vehicle crash on Route 206 in Montgomery Township, Somerset County, New Jersey. As a result of the November 15, 2010 crash, Evan…
  • May 19

    The Difference Between Being Injured On the Job and After Hours Isn’t Always Clear

    The Difference Between Being Injured On the Job and After Hours Isn’t Always Clear
    This is an interesting case that highlights the distinction between being in the course of employment and pursing purely personal interests at the time of an accident. The petitioner in the case below was a teaching assistant and a graduate…
  • May 12

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Elected as Treasurer of North America Brain Injury Society

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Elected as Treasurer of North America Brain Injury Society
    At its annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the North America Brain Injury Society, Shareholder, Bruce H. Stern was reelected to serve another term as treasurer of NABIS. NABIS is a society comprised of professional members…
Rank this Week: 3164

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/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 2466

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3316