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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery
    Plaintiff in mesothelioma case sought production of defendant's (Union Carbide Corp) employees' workers' compensation claim records. The corporate defendant, Union Carbide Corp) sought to restrict access and limit dissemination of the records…
  • Apr 22

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014
    Related articlesNJ Judge Orders Psychotherapy Sessions In Conjunction With Pain Management (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Expectations Must Adapt to Change (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Opting Out Creates Savings Reports Stanford…
  • Apr 21

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data regarding injuries, deaths, and illness faced by millions every year in the workplace. This week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) issue is devoted to…
Rank this Week: 99

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: 237

California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

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

    We’ve Moved!

    We’ve Moved!
    The California Comp Blog has moved to: RTGR law.com Blog We’ll see you there!    
  • May 7

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption
    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP is pleased to announce our new Powerpoint presentation: Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions – Mitigating Public Agency Workers’ Compensation Exposure.  This presentation covers…
  • Mar 31

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation
    The Appeals Board has issued a proposed en banc decision addressing whether the original panel QME or AME must be used to address subsequent dates of injury. In Ismael Navarro v. City of Montebello, the Appeals Board proposed holding the…
Rank this Week: 224

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 328

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: 395

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 341

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: 270

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/
Rank this Week: 1798

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1848

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida
    Florida has more boats than any other state – about 899,635 in 2014. Unfortunately, Florida also has the unfortunate distinction of having more boating accidents than most other parts of the country. In 2014, there were 634 reportable…
  • Apr 20

    What Causes Elder Abuse in Hollywood?

    What Causes Elder Abuse in Hollywood?
    Elder abuse or nursing home abuse in Hollywood and across southern Florida is a serious issue. Each year, seniors are abused sexually, financially, medically, emotionally, and physically. Unfortunately, there many risk factors which can lead…
  • Apr 15

    Helping Your Child Find a Safe New Apartment for Off-Campus Living

    Helping Your Child Find a Safe New Apartment for Off-Campus Living
    If your child will be going away to college this fall and will be living in off-campus housing or will be moving away from home and into a new apartment for the first time, consider assisting them in finding a safe apartment or home in…
Rank this Week: 1331

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Move Over: It’s The Law

    Move Over: It’s The Law
    Move over Tennessee. Did you know you are breaking the law if you don’t slow down and move over to the farthest lane away when you see an emergency or utility vehicle on the side of a road or interstate? The Move Over Law has been in…
  • Apr 27

    Game 7 Predators vs. Ducks = Closing Argument

    Game 7 Predators vs. Ducks = Closing Argument
    You prepare, you analyze and you practice. You have your routine, your suit is steamed and your bag is packed. You imagine yourself capitalizing on your opponent’s mistakes. As intensity builds towards the moment of truth you play and…
  • Apr 21

    Nashville’s Changing Skyline: What This Means for You and Your Company’s Lease

    Nashville’s Changing Skyline: What This Means for You and Your Company’s Lease
    In the last two weeks there have been two huge announcements for Nashville development: a $100M dollar high-end skyscraper at the corner of 8th and Demonbreun and the building of the largest skyscraper in Nashville in SoBro. With all of this…
Rank this Week: 2960

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 29

    Preventing Mesothelioma Among St. Louis Worker

    Preventing Mesothelioma Among St. Louis Worker
    Occupational exposure to asbestos can cause serious illnesses, including mesothelioma, a type of cancer that results from asbestos exposure. In recent years, asbestosis has become more prevalent and litigation and compensation claims related…
  • Apr 28

    St. Louis Work Accident Lawyers – Work-Related Back Injurie

    St. Louis Work Accident Lawyers – Work-Related Back Injurie
    Preventing work-related back injuries is a significant safety challenge. In the U.S. each year, more than one million workers suffer back injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Back injuries account for one…
  • Apr 27

    A Guide to Calculating Missouri Work Comp Benefit

    A Guide to Calculating Missouri Work Comp Benefit
    If you need clarification about your work comp benefits, speak to a St. Louis workers’ compensation lawyer. The state of Missouri has specific procedures to calculate workers’ compensation benefits. There are certain…
Rank this Week: 1553

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3453

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    It's That Simple

    It's That Simple
    Just yesterday I posted about Texas attorney fees and the debate in that state about adequacy.And I previously I opined that 2016 was the year of Comp versus Constitution.The Florida Supreme Court yesterday blended the two, finding that…
  • Apr 28

    Can O' Worm

    Can O' Worm
    As much as many like to denigrate the legal profession, attorneys are an important component to our society, in particular regarding the complex world of workers' compensation.Sometimes lawyers are called upon to protect the legal interests…
  • Apr 27

    Figure It Out

    Figure It Out
    If you're an engineer, like my son, then you see everything as black and white, one or zero, on or off.There's not much room in an engineer's mind for imprecision, which is why the vagaries of the law can be frustrating.Which is why a recent…
Rank this Week: 3684

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

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

    Court sheds light on “pregnancy accommodation” obligation after Young v. UPS

    Court sheds light on “pregnancy accommodation” obligation after Young v. UPS
    A federal appeals court panel has come out with a decision interpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year in Young v. UPS, and the result wasn’t too good for the employer. The Sheriff’s Department of Ulster County,…
  • Apr 29

    Your labor and employment reading for this weekend.

    Your labor and employment reading for this weekend.
    Federal protection for trade secrets, “suitable seating,” inadvertent labor trafficking, Uber’s status as an employer — whew! Be sure to check these out if you haven’t already: *Billy Hammel of our Austin Office…
  • Apr 27

    Lego-based workplace harassment will NOT be tolerated.

    Lego-based workplace harassment will NOT be tolerated.
    You’ve heard of sex-based harassment, race-based harassment, and disability-based harassment. But have you ever heard of Lego-based harassment? Shawn Roy was terminated from his job because he was allegedly creating and posting on the…
Rank this Week: 4601

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 29

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce

    A Right to Participate in the Electoral Proce
    Robert Yablon, Voting, Spending, and the Right to Participate, available at SSRN.Jessica Bulman-PozenIn McCutcheon v. FEC, Chief Justice Roberts described campaign contributions as a form of participation in electoral politics. His plurality…
  • Apr 28

    Rethinking Parties and Politics in Administrative Law

    Rethinking Parties and Politics in Administrative Law
    Michael A. Livermore, Political Parties and Presidential Oversight, 67 Al. L. Rev. 45 (2015).Mark SeidenfeldEver since courts have recognized the legitimacy of political influence on agency policymaking, scholars have struggled to formulate a…
  • Apr 27

    Dismissing Discrimination

    Dismissing Discrimination
    David Schraub, Dismissal (2016), available at SSRN.Charlotte S. AlexanderIn a recent article in The New York Times Magazine, sociologist Alice Goffman – author of an award-winning book that followed a group of African-American men…
Rank this Week: 4470

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
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
  • Apr 22

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically…
Rank this Week: 2453

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: 1744

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
Rank this Week: 2948

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: 1980

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Apr 28

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!
    Today the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Castellanos v Next Door Company SC 13-2082 declared Florida Statute 440.34 unconstitutional as it denied right to the courts.  This is a victory for the injured workers as the attorneys can…
  • Apr 11

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case
    An important decision regarding a business’ duty to prevent over serving has been released by the 4th District Court of Appeal in the case of Stephanie De La Torre, Humberto Miranda and Carla Gallardo, Appellants, vs. Flanigan’s…
  • Jan 27

    Is your treatment medically necessary?

    Is your treatment medically necessary?
    As we know, the law requires that a medical benefit which includes, but is not limited to, the treatment, a device or an aid be medically necessary.  In order to award that benefit, the test is whether it is medically…
Rank this Week: 1996

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Apr 28

    The Dragonfly Foundation

    The Dragonfly Foundation
      You may have seen their name listed as a sponsor for a local event or 5K race, but do you really know what they do?  The Dragonfly Foundation is an extraordinary charity doing remarkable work for sick children and their…
  • Apr 15

    What a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Can Do For You

    What a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Can Do For You
    If you have ever been injured on the job, you understand how distressing such an injury can be.  Not only is a there physical pain to deal with, there is emotional stress as well.  Will I lose my job?  How will I be able to pay…
  • Apr 7

    How Truck Accidents Can be Different From Car Accident

    How Truck Accidents Can be Different From Car Accident
                    Fact: Not all vehicle accidents are the same. Trucks vs. Cars: Trucks Usually Win While there are many more cars on the road than larger trucks, likewise there are also many more…
Rank this Week: 4024

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 28

    Hoping That the Revolution in Medical Care Reaches Injured Worker

    Hoping That the Revolution in Medical Care Reaches Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Imagine a cross between a FitBit and a TENS Unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) that can control, on demand, issues that hurt workers face:…
  • Apr 25

    Nationwide Decrease and Attack on Worker’s Compensation Benefit

    Nationwide Decrease and Attack on Worker’s Compensation Benefit
    Bernie Sanders and nine other federal legislators sent a letter to the Dept. of Labor scrutinizing increasing attacks on workers’ rights. Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Recent news…
  • Apr 21

    Exoskeletons and the Workplace

    Exoskeletons and the Workplace
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Due to Japan’s rapidly aging demographics, they are using exoskeletons to make older workers more productive in heavy-labor jobs. “’We…
Rank this Week: 3604

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

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

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Apr 28

    Is it Illegal to Discriminate Against Me on the Job Because of My Accent?

    Is it Illegal to Discriminate Against Me on the Job Because of My Accent?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Contrary to popular opinion, many immigrants work in professional and white-collar jobs. The explosive growth of immigration to the United States means…
  • Apr 25

    Countertop Workers Face Silicosis Risk from Engineered Stone Countertop

    Countertop Workers Face Silicosis Risk from Engineered Stone Countertop
    Engineered stone countertops, a popular fixture in today’s homes, pose a health risk to workers who cut and finish them. The danger stems from the material the countertops are made from, processed quartz, which contains silica levels up…
  • Apr 25

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Colville, WA painter facing criminal charges of unregistered contracting agreed this week to stop working illegally. Terry Foster, 82, agreed in court that he…
Rank this Week: 2856

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 28

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day
    Today, April 28, 2016, is Workers’ Memorial Day. Every year, Nebraska honors workers who lost their lives on the job and their families with a ceremony on the steps of the State Capitol building, 1445 K St., in Lincoln. The ceremony…
  • Apr 25

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristen Wolf of Causey Law Firm, a respected group of workers’ advocates in Seattle. Although Seattle is obviously known for its coffee, boutique gourmet coffee roasting companies are popping…
  • Apr 21

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Tips on Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s blog post comes from lawyer Thomas Domer, who is an advocate for injured workers through Domer Law Firm in Milwaukee, and he also teaches the workers’ compensation course at Marquette University. He writes about a talk he…
Rank this Week: 2863

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 28

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget
    During the past couple of months I have been focused on the proposed New York State Budget.  Governor Andrew Cuomo had recommended some provisions that would have negatively impacted workers.  As a result of community involvement,…
  • Apr 18

    Congratulations to 6 Pasternack Tilker Attorneys Recognized As 2016 Super Lawyer

    Congratulations to 6 Pasternack Tilker Attorneys Recognized As 2016 Super Lawyer
    We are proud to congratulate each of Chris Latham, Victor Pasternack, Edgar Romano, Robert Saminsky, Catherine Stanton, and Jordan Ziegler for being named to New York Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in New York for 2016. No…
  • Apr 14

    A Win For Workers – Albany’s Proposed Benefit Reduction Is Dropped

    A Win For Workers – Albany’s Proposed Benefit Reduction Is Dropped
    Last week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he reached an agreement with legislative leaders on his 2016-2017 budget, touting the final version as a victory for working and middle class families. Some of the beneficial provisions for working…
Rank this Week: 2893

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 28

    CNBC: If you’re sitting at your desk, GET UP NOW!

    CNBC: If you’re sitting at your desk, GET UP NOW!
    Causey Law Firm has taken small steps to implement ergonomic planning in our office.  We have one Varidesk sit/stand desktop conversion in use, like the one shown in the video, as well as a fully convertible sit/stand desk and…
  • Apr 25

    WA Workplace Deaths Fall to Near-Historic Low in 2015

    WA Workplace Deaths Fall to Near-Historic Low in 2015
    Workplace deaths in Washington declined to a near-historic low in 2015, according to a new Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) report. Last year there were 58 work-related deaths in the state — 18 fewer than in 2014. …
  • Apr 21

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease

    NPR: Coffee Workers’ Concerns Brew Over Chemical’s Link To Lung Disease
    Heard on Morning Edition, April 15, 2016. Step into Mike Moon’s Madison, Wis., coffee roasting plant and the aroma of beans — from Brazil to Laos — immediately washes over you. Moon says he aims to run an efficient…
Rank this Week: 3674

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Poremba v. Southern Nevada Paving – Reopening Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In personal injury litigation, when a lawsuit is settled, that’s it. There is no going back to ask the same defendant for more money – even if your injuries are worse or lasted longer than you expected. But it’s different…
  • Apr 20

    Hart v. Federal Express Corp. – Workers’ Comp for Stre

    Hart v. Federal Express Corp. – Workers’ Comp for Stre
    In every job, there is a certain amount of stress involved. But what if your job-related stress impedes your ability to work? In some cases, psychological injury stemming from job-related stress can be compensable under workers’…
  • Apr 15

    Mayer v. TPC Holdings, Inc. – PPD Benefits Survive Worker Death

    Mayer v. TPC Holdings, Inc. – PPD Benefits Survive Worker Death
    Claims for permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits may survive the non-work-related death of a worker, according to a recent affirmation by the Idaho Supreme Court.  Although this is an out-of-state case, other high courts –…
Rank this Week: 4614

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 28

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential
    Many employees who get sick due to their job or who experience an injury on their worksite will find themselves needing medication, among the medical treatments they receive. Paying for the cost of prescription drugs can be difficult as many…
  • Apr 21

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard
    Workers face a significant risk of both injury and illness on many jobs. For example, in the construction industry as well as in many other fields, workers could get sick if they are exposed to silica. Silica is a common and naturally…
  • Apr 14

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear
    One of the most important ways to prevent workplace accidents and injuries is to make sure that employees have appropriate safety gear on at all times. For workers who are in high-risk jobs, it can take a long time to put on all of the…
Rank this Week: 1761

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: 3470

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4877

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

    Parking Lots – Are They Considered Part of the Employer’s Premises?

    Parking Lots – Are They Considered Part of the Employer’s Premises?
    For some New Jersey employees, the last few steps before reaching the employer’s actual premises can be quite dangerous. With cracked or irregular pavement, as well as ice and snow, parking lots and sidewalks near the office, retail…
  • Apr 11

    Are My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?

    Are My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?
    While most forms of income are subject to tax by both the New Jersey Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), workers’ compensation benefits are one important exception to this general rule. As a result, in the vast majority of…
  • Apr 7

    April 2016 – Distracted Driving Is a National Epidemic

    April 2016 – Distracted Driving Is a National Epidemic
    Did you know that distracted driving was linked to 1.4 million crashes in New Jersey between 2004-2013, accounting for nearly half of all motor vehicle accidents during this period.  April is Distracted Driving Awareness month – we…
Rank this Week: 1548

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: 1784

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 1850

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 27

    7 Consideration For Selecting Your Work Comp Doctor

    7 Consideration For Selecting Your Work Comp Doctor
    Hello. Michael Stack. Principal of Amaxx, founder for COMPClub and co-author of Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Workers’ Comp Cost. I want to give you a success tip that actually comes out of the 2016 version of Your Ultimate Guide to…
  • Apr 26

    How Much Time Are Doctors Spending On Your IME?

    How Much Time Are Doctors Spending On Your IME?
    The independent medical examination is one of the most important components of a successful workers’ compensation claim.  This is because in most jurisdictions, the defense gets one opportunity to see and examine the injured…
  • Apr 25

    Timely Reporting Claims Is First Step In Work Comp Management

    Timely Reporting Claims Is First Step In Work Comp Management
    Reporting a work injury is an essential component of any successful workers’ compensation program.  Failure to do so can result in various sanctions and adverse admissions.  It also calls into question the integrity of a…
Rank this Week: 4839

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: 1271

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2478

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 1333

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure
    Petitioner was a teacher of catering who resigned to take a chef’s position. Petitioner returned to a different school and was given a “U” rating and terminated. Petitioner filed an Article 78 petition without filing a…
  • Apr 25

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window
    NYPD Disqualification Often younger people most often men accumulate summones or moving violations for “loud exhaust” or “tinted windows”. These violations accumulate over time and may grow to 5, 10, 15 or even 20…
  • Mar 11

    What is meant by “reasonably perform the duties of police officer?”

    What is meant by “reasonably perform the duties of police officer?”
      This is the question that was presented in Granelle v.  NYC. The candidate have a spinal condition known as spondylolisthesis. X-rays reveal this condition and he was disqualified from police officer.   After disqualification…
Rank this Week: 1270

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

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

    Update: Truck Driver Fatigue

    Update: Truck Driver Fatigue
    In a February post, I discussed the dangerous issue of truck driver fatigue. Many people know the story of comedian Tracy Morgan who suffered a brain injury in a crash caused by a severely fatigued truck driver. I’ve written about that…
  • Apr 18

    Can Traumatic Brain Injury Victims Suffer Lasting Problems With Decision-Making And Judgment?

    Can Traumatic Brain Injury Victims Suffer Lasting Problems With Decision-Making And Judgment?
    People suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI) can appear normal. TBI victims may look perfectly fine. That’s why this condition is often called the “invisible injury.” Because TBI victims can look fine on the outside, these…
  • Apr 11

    Case Nurses — Can Workers’ Compensation Claimants Trust Them?

    Case Nurses — Can Workers’ Compensation Claimants Trust Them?
    An article asks — Should I trust the nurse case manager for my workers’ compensation claim? The author of that article provides a short answer — “Be careful.” In workers’ compensation claims, insurance…
Rank this Week: 1820

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/
  • Apr 25

    Understanding Medical Malpractice

    Understanding Medical Malpractice
    Tens of thousands of Americans suffer preventable illnesses, injuries, and deaths each year because health care providers make errors or fail to take all the actions necessary to protect patients. Despite its prevalence, and the terrible toll…
  • Mar 17

    Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

    Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Far too many nursing home residents fall victim to neglect and abuse. Solid statistics are difficult to come by, in part because families and victims themselves often feel ashamed for misplacing their trust in individuals and organizations…
  • Feb 17

    What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    A personal injury lawsuit is a tort claim. That brief definition summarizes a huge amount of legal history and information that boils down to “a victim can go to civil court to seek compensation from a person or organization that…
Rank this Week: 1954

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Payer & Associates.

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

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a case challenging Florida’s workers’ compensation laws brought by a police officer, with the assistance of the Fraternal Order of Police, the First District Court of Appeals in Florida issued a lengthy 26 page opinion that…
  • Apr 14

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children
    Fit2Play Summer Camp for Miami-Dade County Children Have you decided what your children will be doing this summer? If you are seeking a fun, safe, fitness and nutrition-minded program for your child and you are a resident of Miami-Dade…
  • Mar 28

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?
    After being injured in an accident due to no fault of their own, such as an automobile accident, slip or trip and fall accident, workplace accident, most people need and want to find a personal injury attorney but don’t know how. Do…
Rank this Week: 1844

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/
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
  • Mar 8

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie
    The FDA recently recommended a black box warning for the contraceptive Essure, calling attention to the potential for life-threatening and permanent health problems. The agency also ordered Bayer, Essure’s manufacturer, to conduct…
Rank this Week: 2135

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: 1249

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: 1963