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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 29

    Supervisor Is First Line Of Defense In Work Accident Prevention

    Supervisor Is First Line Of Defense In Work Accident Prevention
    The best workers comp claim is the claim that never happened.  An effective approach to accident prevention is having supervisors actively involved in the safety program.  The importance of safety training for field or floor…
  • Jul 29

    Nova Scotia Unveils New Workplace Safety Resource

    Nova Scotia Unveils New Workplace Safety Resource
    A new resource for Nova Scotia’s (Canada) employers is being introduced as part of the Workplace Safety Strategy.   The Workplace Incident Cost Calculator is a tool that allows business owners to calculate the cost of workplace…
  • Jul 28

    20 Things Your Work Comp Adjuster Should NOT DO

    20 Things Your Work Comp Adjuster Should NOT DO
    Most states have an Unfair Claims Practice Act that outlines what is considered to be unethical behavior by the claims adjusters.  The large majority of adjusters are ethical and have no interest in doing anything inappropriate.…
Rank this Week: 68

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

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

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Jun 20

    Time (to Sue Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination) Stands Still

    Time (to Sue Under the NJ Law Against Discrimination) Stands Still
    One June 15 the Supreme Court decided Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture, a much anticipated decision to answer this question: can an employer and employee agree to shorten the time for the employee to sue under the NJ Law Against…
  • Feb 17

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!
    Late yesterday the UNited States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana dismissed the claims of collegiate student-athletes who sought to be paid for their athletic activities on the theory that they are employees of the…
  • Dec 3

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court
    If you have read this blog for any length of time, you will know that statutes of limitation are laws (duly passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor) that set time limits for various kinds of cases to be filed.  Different…
Rank this Week: 303

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 332

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: 1656

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1730

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Pharmacy error causes woman to become comatose and suffer memory lo

    Pharmacy error causes woman to become comatose and suffer memory lo
    A woman from Cook County, Chicago, filed a lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging that a pharmacist gave his recommendation that she take two incompatible drugs, which caused her to lapse into a coma, and experience memory loss. According to the…
  • Jul 22

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error
    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some physicians and pharmacists are experiencing some confusion over the similarity of the names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medication. Although the FDA claims it is unaware…
  • Jul 15

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident
    A man died after being crushed under the weight of an overturned garbage truck and its concrete debris at Winnebago Landfill in Rockford, Illinois. Gonzalo Trevino Sr., 54, worked as a hauler for a garbage company. Investigators said Trevino…
Rank this Week: 3395

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 29

    Chicago Limo Company Ordered to Halt Operations after Fatal Crash

    Chicago Limo Company Ordered to Halt Operations after Fatal Crash
    Authorities from FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) have ordered the Lyons Limousine company to cease all operations on interstate and intrastate roadways. This order comes on the heels of an April 2016 limousine-involved…
  • Jul 25

    How To Protect Your Eyes on the Job

    How To Protect Your Eyes on the Job
    When you consider just how important our vision is to our independence and ability to perform our designated duties at work, you can understand the need to protect that sight from all of the hazards which threaten it. About 2,000 injuries to…
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
Rank this Week: 1652

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Pursuing a Negligence Claim After a Car Accident

    Pursuing a Negligence Claim After a Car Accident
    Should you have any questions on the legal process involved in filing a negligence claim, contact a representative of the Tatum Law Firm to get started.
  • Jul 28

    North and South Carolina Motorcycle Laws 101

    North and South Carolina Motorcycle Laws 101
    If you would like to learn more about motorcycle laws in North and South Carolina, contact a representative at the Tatum Law Firm today to get started.
  • Jul 27

    What to Do When You’re Hurt in a Truck Accident

    What to Do When You’re Hurt in a Truck Accident
    If you have been injured in a truck accident in North Carolina or South Carolina, here is what you should do following the incident.
Rank this Week: 1450

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jul 29

    ABA Blawg 100: Please vote!

    ABA Blawg 100: Please vote!
    Now, this is bipartisanship! Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump agree . . . you should nominate Employment & Labor Insider for the 2016 ABA Blawg 100, sponsored by the American Bar Association. And while you’re at it, please…
  • Jul 29

    Sex on TV: Final FAQs for employers about the Roger Ailes case

    Sex on TV: Final FAQs for employers about the Roger Ailes case
    Well, Gretchen is out, Roger is out, and Megyn is in. Your Magic 8-Ball is here to answer the sexual harassment questions that employers are dying to ask. No. 1. I thought sexual harassment investigations were supposed to…
  • Jul 29

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Steel have settled their OSHA retaliation lawsuit over the suspension of two employees who failed to comply with the company’s “Immediate Reporting Policy,” which required employees…
Rank this Week: 3773

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/
  • Jul 29

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design
    Lachlan Urquhart & Tom Rodden, A Legal Turn in Human Computer Interaction? Towards ‘Regulation by Design’ for the Internet of Things (2016), available at SSRN.Daithí Mac SíthighTen years have passed since…
  • Jul 28

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading
    Seth Barrett Tillman, Who Can Be President of the United States?: Candidate Hillary Clinton and the Problem of Statutory Qualifications, 5 Brit. J. Am. Legal Studies 95 (2016), available at SSRN Seth Barrett Tillman, Originalism & the…
  • Jul 27

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi
    Margo Kaplan, Rape Beyond Crime, 66 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Angela HarrisNot long ago, I was indulging in one of my favorite lazy-day pastimes – standing in my local bookstore, reading. The book was Girls and…
Rank this Week: 4454

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    OSHA Increases Penalties For First Time Violator

    OSHA Increases Penalties For First Time Violator
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the organization responsible for protecting the health and safety of workers in the United States.  After the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was passed, Congress…
  • Jul 26

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Hernia?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Hernia?
    You’re at work, lifting a heavy box, when you suddenly feel a sharp pain in your side. Upon further inspection, you find a painful bulge in your lower abdomen. It could be a hernia. What do you do? After a visit to your health care…
  • Jul 22

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?

    In Massachusetts, Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?
    Any type of workplace can be a stressful environment, there’s no doubt about that. But what if the level of stress is abnormally high? What if a life-threatening injury is suffered on-the-job, or a worker gets assaulted by a supervisor…
Rank this Week: 1265

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/
Rank this Week: 1245

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: 1893

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: 3416

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Holdrege, Nebraska, BD Plant Cited by OSHA Again

    Holdrege, Nebraska, BD Plant Cited by OSHA Again
    Becton, Dickinson and was recently fined by OSHA for workplace hazards leading to partial amputations of workers’ fingers. Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. “Under the…
  • Jul 25

    New York Times: C.D.C. Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk

    New York Times: C.D.C. Painkiller Guidelines Aim to Reduce Addiction Risk
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The following is an exerpt from a New York Times article by Sabrina Tavernise publised on March 15, 2016. New C.D.C. guidelines on opioids like Percocet are likely to…
  • Jul 21

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I just returned from New Orleans where I made a presentation to about 150 workers’ compensation lawyers (both for workers and for employers) on…
Rank this Week: 3608

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/
  • Jul 28

    Holdrege, Nebraska, BD Plant Cited by OSHA Again

    Holdrege, Nebraska, BD Plant Cited by OSHA Again
    Becton, Dickinson and was recently fined by OSHA for workplace hazards leading to partial amputations of workers’ fingers. Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. “Under the…
  • Jul 25

    Menards Agrees to Work Law Changes After Violation

    Menards Agrees to Work Law Changes After Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Check out this article about the large Wisconsin home improvement retailer, Menards, and their previous disregard of workers’ rights: Menards…
  • Jul 21

    Foot Drop

    Foot Drop
    Foot drop describes the inability of a person to lift his or her foot at the ankle due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. Foot drop can be caused by several things including: an injury to the spinal cord, an injury to…
Rank this Week: 2798

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jul 28

    Disability Rights Take Center Stage at Democratic Convention

    Disability Rights Take Center Stage at Democratic Convention
    Former Sen.Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, called for the elimination of the subminimum wage for certain disabled workers Tuesday afternoon at the Democratic National Convention. Harkin’s remarks followed two speeches about coping with…
  • Jul 24

    Can Ride-Hailing Be Done Right in Rural America?

    Can Ride-Hailing Be Done Right in Rural America?
    Lincoln-based startup Liberty has announced that it has partnered with Panhandle Trails in rural western Nebraska for a ride-hailing app similar to Uber or Lyft to supplement public transportation options. This could be a positive…
  • Jul 21

    Workers’ Compensation Advocate David DePaolo Will be Missed

    Workers’ Compensation Advocate David DePaolo Will be Missed
    David DePaolo, founder of WorkCompCentral, recently passed away. He was one of the most authentic individuals in the workers’ compensation industry, who often advocated for the injured worker in his blog posts. Mr. DePaolo was an…
Rank this Week: 2823

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jul 28

    Judge orders Federal Way, WA Woman to Repay Nearly $25,000 in Workers’ Comp Scam

    Judge orders Federal Way, WA Woman to Repay Nearly $25,000 in Workers’ Comp Scam
    DLI News Release: A Federal Way, WA woman who worked full time as a nanny while claiming she was too disabled to work pleaded guilty to felony theft. Yurizan Cuevas, 33, was ordered to repay the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)…
  • Jul 25

    Cutting Corners in Construction Costs Live

    Cutting Corners in Construction Costs Live
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov an image of the collapsed parking garage In the construction industry, precision matters – corners need to be square, lines have to be level and plans must…
  • Jul 21

    WCRI Studies Compare Outcomes of Injured Workers Across 15 State

    WCRI Studies Compare Outcomes of Injured Workers Across 15 State
    Today’s post was shared by WC CompNewsNetwork and comes from www.workerscompensation.com Cambridge, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – New studies published today by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) compare outcomes…
Rank this Week: 3632

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 28

    OSHA Safety Standards – St. Louis Worker Compensation Lawyer

    OSHA Safety Standards – St. Louis Worker Compensation Lawyer
    The construction industry has been cited as one of the most hazardous industries to work in. Whether it is a small DIY project carried out by a homeowner or a huge contract undertaken by a big builder, construction sites present a number…
  • Jul 27

    Work Comp for Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery – Workmens Comp Law Firm

    Work Comp for Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery – Workmens Comp Law Firm
    Back injuries are among the most common musculoskeletal disorders and are also the most expensive. Any job that requires forceful movements, heavy lifting, awkward postures, and walking on slippery surfaces can cause serious injuries to…
  • Jul 26

    Work-Related Hearing Loss – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney

    Work-Related Hearing Loss – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney
    Each year, nearly 30 million people in the U.S. are exposed to hazardous noise levels at their workplace. Thousands of workers each year suffer from hearing loss due to dangerous work-related noise levels. There are many industries in which…
Rank this Week: 1435

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
  • Jul 28

    What is the Maximum Medical Improvement Requirement?

    What is the Maximum Medical Improvement Requirement?
    When you are injured at work, you turn to workers’ compensation to help cover your medical bills and lost wages. When you are in the process of filing your claim or even collecting benefits, there will be plenty of terms thrown your…
  • Jul 26

    Five Reasons Why You Need Legal Assistance After an Accident

    Five Reasons Why You Need Legal Assistance After an Accident
    After a car accident, the last thing on your mind is if you should hire an attorney. Instead, you’re dealing with the physical and emotional trauma associated with your collision. You may be dealing with doctor’s visits, missing…
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
Rank this Week: 2399

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Gross Negligence in a Texas Truck Accident Case

    Gross Negligence in a Texas Truck Accident Case
    In the 2016 case of Rayner v. Dillon, a Texas Court of Appeals considered a truck accident case involving the long-haul driver of a tractor-trailer rig who had years of gaps and mistakes in his required driving logs. The driver had 30 years…
  • Jul 21

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo
    In Imamovic v. Milstead, a Texas appellate court considered a rear-ending case in which the jury awarded zero damages. The case arose when the 42-year-old plaintiff was working as a vehicle-for-hire inspector for a city, traveling around the…
  • Jul 15

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    In re CVR Energy, Inc. is a 2016 Texas wrongful death case in which the defendants tried to designate a former codefendant as a responsible third party. Two men, Billy Smith and Russell Mann, were killed in a refinery explosion while they…
Rank this Week: 3634

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Speeding? WHY?

    Speeding? WHY?
    The highest price we pay for car crashes is in the loss of human lives, however, society also bears the brunt of the many costs associated with motor vehicle accidents from speeding and distracted driving. According to the National Highway…
  • Jul 25

    Ohio Motorcycle Accidents From 2015

    Ohio Motorcycle Accidents From 2015
    Motorcyclists are very vulnerable on the road. A car or truck weighing remarkably more than the motorcycle will undoubtedly receive less damage than a 2 wheel vehicle without the shield of doors and a frame. Riding without a helmet is…
  • Jul 22

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce
    Many trucking companies and their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are engaged in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT), is responsible for…
Rank this Week: 3945

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1690

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Mold Contamination and Exposure in Homestead and Florida

    Mold Contamination and Exposure in Homestead and Florida
    Mold contamination and exposure can occur in homes, workplaces, or other environments. Usually, mold occurs due to incorrect installation, poor property maintenance, or excessive moisture. Mold is always preventable, so if you have been…
  • Jul 20

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?
    Boat accidents in Miami and other coastal areas of Southern Florida can be frightening. Whether your boating collision took place aboard a chartered boat or your own private craft, there are a few steps you’ll want to take to protect…
  • Jul 20

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?

    What can I do if I’m Injured in a Boating Accident?
    Boat accidents in Miami and other coastal areas of Southern Florida can be frightening. Whether your boating collision took place aboard a chartered boat or your own private craft, there are a few steps you’ll want to take to protect…
Rank this Week: 683

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: 4114

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Jul 26

    Star Wars Producers Plead Guilty in Harrison Ford Injury Case

    Star Wars Producers Plead Guilty in Harrison Ford Injury Case
    Even Han Solo cannot avoid workplace injuries.  Battling stomtroopers has its risks, and the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety, accepted a guilty…
  • Jul 25

    2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest Underway

    2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest Underway
    Thirty-seven mine rescue teams from 18 states are in Reno this week for the 2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest sponsored by the U.S Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration and…
  • Jul 18

    Coal Mining Operators Largely Compliant with New Respirable Dust Standard

    Coal Mining Operators Largely Compliant with New Respirable Dust Standard
    MSHA announced today that approximately 99 percent of the respirable coal mine dust samples collected from April 1, 2016, through June 30, 2016, were in compliance with the agency’s coal mine dust standards. In 2014, the department…
Rank this Week: 1715

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: 1876

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2473

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for a Pre-Existing Condition

    Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for a Pre-Existing Condition
    Preexisting Conditions: They’re Almost Universal One of the most common questions that arises with regard to work-related injury claims is whether a claim is barred because the injured worker has some sort of pre-existing condition. At…
  • Jul 19

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related
    The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides medical and indemnity benefits to individuals who suffer work-related injuries. Since workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, it covers many injuries that would not be…
  • Jul 11

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Some anthropologists believe that the structure of the human hand (including the wrist) is one of the keys to our species’ amazing success on planet Earth. While other primates possess opposable thumbs, only human beings can bring our…
Rank this Week: 1455

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 25

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!
    By: Attorney Dina M. Swanson| Partner It’s all the rage right now. You see people walking around staring at their smart phones or posting on social media their latest capture and wonder to yourself. . . what are they doing? It seems…
  • Jul 5

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate When entering into a residential lease agreement with a landlord, it is important that a tenant knows their rights. While a majority of landlords are responsive to the needs of their tenants, there are…
  • Jun 13

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Alexandre| Associate If you are considering signing a lease agreement for the installation of solar panels from a solar company, BEWARE of the financial risks attached when it comes to selling or borrowing against…
Rank this Week: 2424

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Distracted Driving Shatters Live

    Distracted Driving Shatters Live
    A recent criminal case may be a first for our State. According to prosecutors, it may be “the first time Alabama’s texting and driving statute has been applied in a manslaughter case.” We previously discussed a commercial…
  • Jul 18

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama
    I’ve written on several occasions about Alabama’s unique wrongful death law. Wrongful death claims in Alabama are very different. Chief among the issues that make Alabama wrongful death law different — only punitive damages…
  • Jul 11

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident
    At the Blackwell Law Firm, we talk with many people who have been hurt at work. Some types of accidents occur much more frequently than others. A recent study by Travelers Insurance indicated the most frequent causes of workplace injuries.…
Rank this Week: 1734

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Georgia Contractor to Pay $130k for 7th Fall Protection Violation

    Georgia Contractor to Pay $130k for 7th Fall Protection Violation
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Georgia company for failing to protect workers on at least seven different occasions from fall hazards. Workers were reportedly exposed to hazards of up to 13 feet on an…
  • Jul 15

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche

    Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy – New Mexico Strikes Down Workers’ Comp. Exemption for Farms, Ranche
    Georgia used to be one of 16 states that had enacted some sort of exemption to workers’ compensation coverage for farm or agricultural laborers. Now, it’s one of just 15 states, after the New Mexico Supreme Court handed down a…
  • Jul 9

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion

    Georgia Workers Injured in Metal Steam Explosion
    Georgia work injuries were reported following an explosion at a Newnan aluminum company. So powerful was the blast, witnesses say, it rocked buildings up to a mile away in this suburb some 35 miles south of Atlanta.  Five workers were…
Rank this Week: 4607

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jul 22

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed men. These shootings – days apart in different parts of the country – sparked widespread outrage and…
  • Jul 7

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice because of an archaic law. There was a recent lawsuit filed by a woman against a major coffee chain for injuries sustained when the lid came off of a coffee cup as it was being…
  • Jun 26

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast
    Jordan A. Ziegler, Senior Partner Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler recently appeared on RSI Help, a podcast which shares news and information about repetitive strain injury. We have discussed this topic on this blog several times. In addition to…
Rank this Week: 2785

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker
    Sexual orientation discrimination refers to harassment or different treatment based on someone’s perceived or actual gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or heterosexual orientation. Although many companies and certain states have specific policies…
  • Jul 19

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City
    Laird Hammons Laird is looking for people of all walks of life for two focus groups this August in Oklahoma City. Focus groups help our attorneys prepare for trial and give our clients the best representation possible. All backgrounds are…
  • May 27

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning
    Nine years ago, a high school driver was struck by a speeding ambulance at a dangerous intersection outside of Norman. The crash changed her life, and the attorneys at Laird Hammons Laird have fought for justice for their client ever since.…
Rank this Week: 1701

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jul 21

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo
    Connecticut ya cuenta con una ley que prohíbe a  patronos indagar sobre arrestos, cargos criminales o convicciones en las solicitudes de empleo (excepto en situaciones muy limitadas). Esto luego de que el 1 de junio se…
  • Jul 21

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento
    Luego que saliera a relucir una acusación de hostigamiento sexual que negó, el Sr  Roger Ailes renuncia a su trabajo como jefe de Fox Television…. pero no se va con las manos vacías. Segun el NY Times, su…
  • Jul 17

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen
    En el caso García-Clara v AIG Insurance Company, 15-01784 CCC (D.P.R. Mar 29, 2016),  una  persona demandó a su patrono y una serie de ejecutivos de la empresa por discrimen por edad, despido injustificado y…
Rank this Week: 1912

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: 841

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2402

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 21

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?
    When workers believe their employer cares about safety, this can make a big impact in how employees treat all workplace safety issues that arise. Companies that hire staff have an obligation to create a culture of safety in order to help save…
  • Jul 14

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?
    Workplace fatalities and serious injuries are far too common. Often, company owners or executives are the ones who make choices which result in workers getting hurt or losing their lives. It is the employees who are on the worksites every day…
  • Jul 7

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?
    Working a dangerous job increases the chances of dying while performing work duties. Year-after-year, data shows people in certain sectors are more likely to be killed on-the-job. While a death can happen anywhere while performing work…
Rank this Week: 1670

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: 1723

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    David DePaolo A devote fan of life

    David DePaolo A devote fan of life
    Lunch with (R) David DePaolaMalibu Seafood, May 2016 Many years ago I met a wonderful and passionate fellow on the Internet, David DePaolo. He just popped up in an e-mail one morning and he wrote that we should meet in Florida of all places.…
  • Jul 19

    FL-Stahl : SCOTUS Petitioned for Certiorari - A Constitutional Challenge to the Workers' Compensation System

    FL-Stahl : SCOTUS Petitioned for Certiorari - A Constitutional Challenge to the Workers' Compensation System
    The United States Supreme Court was petitioned in the matter of Stahl v Hialeah raising constitutional issues in the present workers' compensation system in Florida. The Florida program mirrors trending aspects of other state programs that…
  • Jul 9

    NJ: New Administrative Supervisory Judge Appointment and Assignment

    NJ: New Administrative Supervisory Judge Appointment and Assignment
    Hon. Russell Wojtenko, Jr. Director and Chief Judge of Compensation has issued the following Memo on July 7, 2016:"I am happy to announce, with the approval and consent of Harold Wirths, Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development,…
Rank this Week: 908

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?
    All Massachusetts weekly workers’ compensation benefits are based off of the average weekly wage of the injured worker. How Is Average Weekly Wage Figured? The calculation of average weekly wage is always based upon the employee’s…
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
Rank this Week: 1638

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4446

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 16

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority
    For companies that are serious about preventing Atlanta work injuries, a culture of safety begins at the top and is pervasive throughout the entire organization. Unfortunately, far too many employers are not taking the right steps to make…
  • Jul 15

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?
    It should come as no surprise that working in certain jobs is much more dangerous than working in other professions. There are some industries where you are working with tools equipment, and machinery and are out in the field all day doing…
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
Rank this Week: 1696

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

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

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio

    Understanding the Different Types of Disability in Ohio
    If an accident or illness leaves you or one of your dependents unable to work, you have many options for claiming disability benefits from government agencies and private insurers. The Columbus, Ohio, disability lawyers with Agee Clymer…
  • Jun 24

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect

    Why You Should Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect
    Abuse and neglect take many forms, but the types that the personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys with Agee Clymer Mitchell and Portman deal with most often involve nursing home patients and long-term care facility residents. The…
  • May 10

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney
    You probably already know you should receive advice from an Ohio personal injury lawyer before dealing with any insurance company other than your own. But which one? Columbus, in particular, offers hundreds of options for victims in personal…
Rank this Week: 1860

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 3685