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Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Chiacago Orthopedic Malpractice Lawyer: Consequences of Malpratice

    Chiacago Orthopedic Malpractice Lawyer: Consequences of Malpratice
    Patients trust their doctor or surgeon with their lives and expect them to perform the procedure with utmost care. Like other invasive procedures, orthopedic surgeries also present inherent risks. Many of these risks can be avoided if…
  • Jan 16

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney
    One of the most common brain injuries that can significantly affect your ability to perform even routine tasks is a concussion. A concussion presents very serious symptoms and can be life-threatening, especially if not treated in time and…
  • Jan 15

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney
    Spinal cord injuries from a car accident have the ability to impact a victim for the rest of his or her life. Spinal cord injuries are probably one of the most serious types of injuries that occur when physical trauma causes damage to the…
Rank this Week: 89

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County
    When a fatal accident occurs, the state is going to want answers and seek justice. So will the families of the ones who were killed or injured. The result of... Read more » The post Fatal Accident in Cobb County appeared first on John…
  • Jan 16

    Three Children Injured in DUI Crash

    Three Children Injured in DUI Crash
    It was early morning on a school day.  The birds were singing, the roads were clear, and people were waking up to a new day.  Unfortunately, there was trouble afoot.... Read more » The post Three Children Injured in DUI Crash…
  • Jan 13

    Toyota Expands Takata Recall AGAIN!

    Toyota Expands Takata Recall AGAIN!
    The Takata airbag recall keeps getting larger and larger. Nearly every manufacturer has used Takata airbags at some point. The faulty igniters in the bags can cause the canisters to... Read more » The post Toyota Expands Takata Recall…
Rank this Week: 278

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 17

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud
    More and more cases are being publicized for successful prosecution of workers compensation fraud.  The more prominent cases are usually publicized due to their large monetary values.  However, fraud can occur at any level with it…
  • Jan 16

    Opioid Addiction: The Painful Reality

    Opioid Addiction: The Painful Reality
    For years, Express Scripts has been committed to managing concerns about long term opioid use, especially the risk for addiction.   A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General highlights the rise of addiction to drugs and…
  • Jan 13

    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board And Other News Tidbit

    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board And Other News Tidbit
    Acclaimed Investment Banker Elected to the Ringler Board of Directors Ringler, the nation’s largest settlement planning company in the nation, is pleased to announce that Peter C. Jachym, a veteran investment banker, strategic…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • Jan 17

    OSHA cites a Plymouth Meeting Contractor

    OSHA cites a Plymouth Meeting Contractor
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a Plymouth Meeting contractor for failure to provide workers with safe scaffolding access and protection while working onsite in Philadelphia. Real…
  • Jan 10

    OSHA cites The Children’s Home of Reading

    OSHA cites The Children’s Home of Reading
    The Children’s Home of Reading, a facility for children and youth in crisis, faced citations a few months ago from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employees have faced a minimum of 10 cases of workplace violence,…
  • Jan 3

    OSHA cites Universal Health Services of Doylestown

    OSHA cites Universal Health Services of Doylestown
    Universal Health Services of Doylestown has been cited for four serious violations in relation to workplace violence. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected the facility and found them…
Rank this Week: 4085

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Illinois man alleges Wal-Mart pharmacist filled wrong prescription

    Illinois man alleges Wal-Mart pharmacist filled wrong prescription
    A man who suffers from high blood pressure sued a Wal-Mart pharmacy in Cahokia, Illinois, claiming the pharmacist provided him with the incorrect prescription. Leroy Turner filed the lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court on August 25,…
  • Jan 9

    Marine and two others killed in wrong-way crash on interstate

    Marine and two others killed in wrong-way crash on interstate
    Three men died in a violent wrong-way collision in Naperville, Illinois. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on December 2 and involved two vehicles. Ali Erhaima, 32, was driving a 2007 Chrysler 300 in the westbound lane of Interstate 88 when…
  • Dec 30

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the rise of fatal highway car accidents.
Rank this Week: 3445

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: 3472

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/
  • Jan 17

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You
    Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, handle Workers’ Compensation Social Security Disability Long-Term Disability Short-Term Disability Intentional Torts Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Public Employees…
  • Jan 5

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You
    Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, handle: Workers’ Compensation Social Security Disability Long-Term Disability Short-Term Disability Intentional Torts Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Public Employees…
  • Dec 8

    The Ins and Outs of Hearing Testimonie

    The Ins and Outs of Hearing Testimonie
    An applicant for disability benefits will need to participate in at least one appeal hearing if his or her initial application gets denied. Appealing a suspension or reduction of previously awarded disability benefits may also become…
Rank this Week: 1515

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/
  • Jan 17

    Rethinking Remedie

    Rethinking Remedie
    Nicholas Bagley, Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law, Columbia Law Review (forthcoming 2017), available via SSRN.Kathryn WattsWe have all heard the saying that you “don’t need a sledgehammer to kill a gnat.” Yet, when…
  • Jan 16

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code
    Stephen A. Berrey, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi (2015).Anders WalkerIn The Jim Crow Routine, historian Stephen Berrey brings fresh eyes to the intricate set of legal rules…
  • Jan 13

    What the Sharing Economy and Environmental Law Have In Common

    What the Sharing Economy and Environmental Law Have In Common
    Kellen Zale, When Everything is Small: The Regulatory Challenge of Scale in the Sharing Economy, San Diego L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Eric BiberThere has been a lot of literature about the so-called “sharing”…
Rank this Week: 4680

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Chiacago Orthopedic Malpractice Lawyer: Consequences of Malpratice

    Chiacago Orthopedic Malpractice Lawyer: Consequences of Malpratice
    Patients trust their doctor or surgeon with their lives and expect them to perform the procedure with utmost care. Like other invasive procedures, orthopedic surgeries also present inherent risks. Many of these risks can be avoided if…
  • Jan 16

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney
    One of the most common brain injuries that can significantly affect your ability to perform even routine tasks is a concussion. A concussion presents very serious symptoms and can be life-threatening, especially if not treated in time and…
  • Jan 15

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney
    Spinal cord injuries from a car accident have the ability to impact a victim for the rest of his or her life. Spinal cord injuries are probably one of the most serious types of injuries that occur when physical trauma causes damage to the…
Rank this Week: 1723

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/
Rank this Week: 3002

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: 2074

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Is Your Workers’ Compensation Attorney Really Working For You?

    Is Your Workers’ Compensation Attorney Really Working For You?
    A recent article I read tells the story of a bad Illinois workers’ compensation attorney. This bad attorney tried to make a bad settlement for his client. And, the bad attorney then tried to bully his client into accepting it. Although…
  • Jan 9

    Hurt In A Car Accident? How Are My Medical Bills Handled?

    Hurt In A Car Accident? How Are My Medical Bills Handled?
    It’s one of the most common personal injury questions. How will my medical bills be handled? How you approach this issue can greatly impact your claim. I.  The Focus Should Be On Healing Personal injury victims may have many…
  • Jan 3

    Are Medical Examiners Certifying Unsafe Truck Drivers?

    Are Medical Examiners Certifying Unsafe Truck Drivers?
    In an earlier post I asked — Are Truck Driver Health Issues Causing Accidents? We believe the answer is clearly, yes. Our firm has helped numerous Alabama clients injured in crashes caused by drivers with dangerous health…
Rank this Week: 1808

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 16

    St. Louis Retail Workers at Risk of Suffering On-The-Job Injurie

    St. Louis Retail Workers at Risk of Suffering On-The-Job Injurie
    St. Louis retail workers are prone to a variety of workplace injuries and the most common are musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Retail clerks generally include grocery store clerks, pharmacy technicians, and cashiers. Musculoskeletal…
  • Jan 15

    Fracking Toxic Fume Exposure: St. Louis Worker Comp Attorney

    Fracking Toxic Fume Exposure: St. Louis Worker Comp Attorney
    Many companies fail to provide appropriate safety equipment and training mandated by OSHA. Workplace injuries can result from one-time incidents such as falls, equipment failures, and vehicle accidents, or from cumulative trauma or prolonged…
  • Jan 13

    Are Seasonal Workers Entitled to Workers Compensation Benefits?

    Are Seasonal Workers Entitled to Workers Compensation Benefits?
    In the holiday season, many people take up extra work. Stores need temporary workers to handle the holiday rush and meet the demands of the shoppers. Qualified workers make the most of this opportunity to make a little more cash. Whether you…
Rank this Week: 1377

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jan 16

    Reforma: Los Cuatro Principales Beneficios Para Las Empresa

    Reforma: Los Cuatro Principales Beneficios Para Las Empresa
    La reforma laboral está derrumbando política pública del siglo pasado. El enfoque ya no es la protección del trabajador. Los legisladores han invertido el orden institucional y se ha creado un nuevo…
  • Jan 11

    Reforma impondrá nuevos deberes a trabajadore

    Reforma impondrá nuevos deberes a trabajadore
    Sabemos que la propuesta  reforma laboral de Puerto Rico impulsada mediante el proyecto 453 de la Cámara (ley de Transformación y Flexibilidad Laboral) quiere cambiar  las condiciones de trabajo en la Isla;…
  • Jan 10

    Reforma Laboral Demolerá Ley Despido

    Reforma Laboral Demolerá Ley Despido
    La llamada Ley de Transformación y Flexibilidad Laboral – PC 453.  Conlleva cambios trascendentales al esquema actual de leyes de empleo; particularmente en el aspecto de contratar, despedir y trabajar horas extras.…
Rank this Week: 1847

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/
  • Jan 16

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Work

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Work
    Hundreds of individuals have been exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide while at work, including 150 employees at Middleville Tool and Die in Michigan when a hi-lo vehicle malfunctioned emitting carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulfide…
  • Jan 12

    Book Review: Strangers in Their Own Land

    Book Review: Strangers in Their Own Land
    The author, Arlie Russell Hochschild, a sociologist from Berkeley, California, has attempted to understand the Tea Party movement by going to rural Louisiana. Over a five-year period she got to know the people of this region; attended…
  • Jan 5

    More Takeaways from the Demise of the Oklahoma Option in Workers’ Compensation

    More Takeaways from the Demise of the Oklahoma Option in Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Oklahoma Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the so-called “Oklahoma Option” in Vasquez v. Dillard’s was one of the biggest…
Rank this Week: 2894

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jan 16

    N.J. man’s medical marijuana should be paid by workers’ comp, judge say

    N.J. man’s medical marijuana should be paid by workers’ comp, judge say
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.nj.com TRENTON — A south Jersey man injured on the job at a lumber company will have his medical marijuana tab paid by his employer’s workers compensation insurance,…
  • Jan 12

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of…
  • Jan 9

    Jay Causey + Brian Wright = Causey Wright!

    Jay Causey + Brian Wright = Causey Wright!
    January 2017 brings us a new firm identity – Causey Wright.  After 19 years, Causey Law Firm is transforming. Brian Wright will lead the team with our active workers’ compensation practice, working with attorneys Jane Dale…
Rank this Week: 3712

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jan 16

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that is used primarily to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make plastic products ranging from pipes to…
  • Jan 12

    Tell Your Boeing Story!

    Tell Your Boeing Story!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. One Company, Many Stories Be a part of the Boeing centennial celebration and ensure your story is captured for posterity — through your own words.  Share…
  • Jan 9

    The Cancer Presumption in Workers’ Compensation

    The Cancer Presumption in Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. What is a legal presumption?  Can a legal presumption be rebutted by sufficient contrary evidence? Wisconsin workers’ compensation law contains many…
Rank this Week: 3665

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/
  • Jan 16

    Martin Luther King: Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

    Martin Luther King: Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968
    All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” Image Credit: From flickr, Creative Commons license. Photo of mural from D.C. Public Library by Elvert Barnes.……
  • Jan 13

    Nitpicking the EEOC’s proposed guidance on harassment

    Nitpicking the EEOC’s proposed guidance on harassment
    This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a proposed Enforcement Guidance on workplace harassment. It’s 75 pages long, so a little too much to cover in a single blog post. The EEOC is seeking comments from the public…
  • Jan 13

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The latest installment of Mallory Schneider Ricci’s saga, Diary of a Pregnant Lawyer: Second Blogmester, is up at FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog. Is the second trimester really the easiest part of a pregnancy? Well,…
Rank this Week: 2997

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4245

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
Rank this Week: 5046

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    BLS: Fatal Workplace Injuries Up in 2015

    BLS: Fatal Workplace Injuries Up in 2015
    The number of fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. increased in 2015, according to the final figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were a total of 4,836 job-related deaths in 2015, as compared to the 4,821 recorded in…
  • Jan 11

    Report: Farmworker Transportation Still Hazardou

    Report: Farmworker Transportation Still Hazardou
    It’s been nearly 55 years since two crashes resulted in a total of 59 farmworker deaths. That was in 1963, and it spurred Congress to declare that this serious risk to migrant workers was inexcusable, prompting the passage of the…
  • Jan 9

    Bockus v. First Student Services – Bus Driver Back Injury

    Bockus v. First Student Services – Bus Driver Back Injury
    It’s not uncommon in workers’ compensation claims for the insurance carrier to resist the payment of benefits. It’s important in these cases for employees to know their rights – and consult with an experienced…
Rank this Week: 4975

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/
  • Jan 12

    FAQ: Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Fee

    FAQ: Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Fee
    Nearly 50,000 Oklahomans are hurt at work each year. Workers’ compensation is a politically charged subject in Oklahoma, and because of that, rumors and misinformation often make it difficult to understand what’s true and…
  • Jan 5

    How Much Is My Work Injury Worth?

    How Much Is My Work Injury Worth?
    When you’re hurt at work, medical bills can pile up quickly. Some injuries require time off of work, and your income can take a hit. Injuries can put a huge amount of pressure on families, especially when their income disappears.…
  • Nov 25

    Managing Your Money after a Settlement

    Managing Your Money after a Settlement
    Taking a case to court can be an emotional rollercoaster — one that you may have been riding for years after an injury. When the dust finally settles, you hope to find yourself on the winning side. If you do, you may be entitled to a…
Rank this Week: 1853

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think
    Electricity, simply put, is a concentrated flow of electrons from one point to another. Electrocution occurs when we interrupt a closed circuit of electricity by touching it with any uninsulated part of our bodies, most commonly our hands or…
  • Jan 11

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident
    A contract packaging company based out of Dudley, MA is facing hefty fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after their negligence and subsequent actions seriously endangered one…
  • Jan 10

    Worker loses arm in negligent Baking factory

    Worker loses arm in negligent Baking factory
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found a Cincinnati-based food company to be guilty of multiple safety violations that led to a worker having one of his arms amputated below the elbow after an avoidable accident…
Rank this Week: 841

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: 1939

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: 1865

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner
    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Single Mothers Scholarship program. Each year we offer two scholarships to single mothers. While we received many entries from students across the country, the women…
  • Jan 11

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
  • Dec 12

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child
    A Chicago family has been awarded an unprecedented settlement in the amount of $53 million twelve years after negligent healthcare resulted in birth injuries to an infant showing symptoms of fetal distress. The lawsuit alleged that medical…
Rank this Week: 1923

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jan 12

    Workplace Safety and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Workplace Safety and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    “It was horrible,” said the woman. One minute she could see a sanitation worker struggling to climb out of the refuse barrel of a city garbage truck. The next minute mechanical forces pulled him back into the cavernous opening. It…
  • Jan 9

    2016 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

    2016 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case
    What have you heard about fraud in workers’ compensation? Respected colleague Professor Leonard Jernigan presents his top 10 workers’ compensation fraud cases in today’s blog post. Professor Jernigan is from The Jernigan Law…
  • Jan 5

    Maximum Workers’ Compensation Rate Increases to $817 a Week for 2017

    Maximum Workers’ Compensation Rate Increases to $817 a Week for 2017
    On Jan. 1, 2017, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act was increased to $817 from the 2016 maximum rate of $785 per week. The minimum rate remains unchanged at $49 per week. Mileage reimbursement…
Rank this Week: 2901

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: 1817

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/
  • Jan 11

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles Newsletter: Remembering 2016, looking ahead to 2017

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles Newsletter: Remembering 2016, looking ahead to 2017
    Editor’s Note: The following was published in an e-newsletter sent out to those signed up to receive the Chain | Cohn | Stiles newsletter. View it in your browser here. To keep up with the latest news, contests and updates from Chain |…
  • Jan 4

    Supporting victims of sexual assault one ‘Fog Run’ at a time

    Supporting victims of sexual assault one ‘Fog Run’ at a time
    For the past 28 years, thousands of runners, families and community members have rallied around Lake Ming east of Bakersfield to support at-risk youth and Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. Chain | Cohn | Stiles is…
  • Dec 28

    New Year, new laws in California for safer street

    New Year, new laws in California for safer street
    In California, the New Year also means new laws. And for 2017, several new transportation-related laws, and changes to existing laws, are taking effect starting Jan. 1. Many of them are aimed to keep drivers safer on our streets, including…
Rank this Week: 1957

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 11

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?
    The Social Security Disability program is a federally run insurance program. This program requires individuals who work to pay taxes upon their earned income, part of which goes towards disability insurance. This is a mandatory insurance…
  • Jan 6

    What to Do After a Serious Burn Injury

    What to Do After a Serious Burn Injury
    Ever since the McDonald’s Coffee Cup case we had to become burn injury experts.  There are a lot of burn injury cases in the world.  Not many of them are from coffee. They come from electrical burns, propane gas and grill…
  • Jan 4

    I Can’t Work, Do I Have Any Options?

    I Can’t Work, Do I Have Any Options?
    Depending upon the reason you are unable to work, you may be eligible for financial relief. There are multiple programs available through state and federal government. The trick is figuring out which program fits your situation the best. Some…
Rank this Week: 482

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jan 10

    Finding A Way Forward: How I Am Greeting The New Year With Optimism

    Finding A Way Forward: How I Am Greeting The New Year With Optimism
    I recently saw a quote that said “we are all just a car crash, a diagnosis, an unexpected phone call, a newfound love, or a broken heart away from becoming a completely different person. How beautifully fragile are we that so many…
  • Dec 22

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of changes in the last decade, all in the name of reform. These reforms were encouraging at first as they increased the…
  • Nov 22

    A Dismantling of the Grand Bargain That Created Workers’ Compensation

    A Dismantling of the Grand Bargain That Created Workers’ Compensation
    This week marks the official start of the holiday season. It is a time for family and loved ones, and a time to reflect on the blessings that we have received in our lives. This week marks the countdown to a number of holidays including…
Rank this Week: 2784

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 9

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Couto| Associate Buying or selling a home is not an easy process and involves many different people, stacks of paperwork, complex legal documents, and occasionally several attorneys. Buying or selling your home will…
  • Dec 19

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, summary process is the procedure by which a landlord evicts a residential tenant through the court. Summary process is governed by the Uniform Rules of Summary…
  • Nov 28

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Cara Kuzmiski| Law Clerk Massachusetts has been progressively taking a more liberal view on the use and regulation of marijuana within the state over the past eight years. In the 2008 election, Question 2 was approved which decriminalized…
Rank this Week: 2078

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jan 9

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them

    The Three Most Common Construction Accidents – and How to Avoid Them
    It should come as no surprise that construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Even in states such as New Jersey, which compares favorably with other states when it comes to overall safety, construction…
  • Jan 4

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?

    Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury from a Past Job?
    Of the questions that many New Jersey workers have concerning WEAR and TEAR™ injuries – those injuries that do not appear suddenly, but which develop over a significant time period – is whether a claim can be filed against a…
  • Dec 21

    As Winter Months Approach, NJ Highways Are Already Treacherou

    As Winter Months Approach, NJ Highways Are Already Treacherou
    As motorists in South Jersey get ready for various sorts of inclement weather this winter, we are reminded of just how treacherous our roads can be, even under decent conditions. As has been reported, a Willingboro, New Jersey man sustained…
Rank this Week: 1397

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: 874

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/
  • Jan 6

    VR Tips to Avoid Injury

    VR Tips to Avoid Injury
    This past holiday season, VR headsets were a popular gift choice. These gadgets sold well across the country and many Homestead and Florida homes now have a headset. VR headsets allow users to play virtual reality video games or to workout in…
  • Jan 6

    VR Tips to Avoid Injury

    VR Tips to Avoid Injury
    This past holiday season, VR headsets were a popular gift choice. These gadgets sold well across the country and many Homestead and Florida homes now have a headset. VR headsets allow users to play virtual reality video games or to workout in…
  • Jan 3

    Keeping Children Safe in Hollywood and South Florida

    Keeping Children Safe in Hollywood and South Florida
    Young children and toddlers are especially vulnerable to injuries. Without the knowledge and experience to stay safe, they may get into trouble simply by exploring the world around them. If you have children at home, are babysitting, or have…
Rank this Week: 466

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jan 5

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?
    Many automakers started implementing automobile safety features in the early 2000’s that were designed to reduce the risk of whiplash or neck injury. So it begs the question: Is whiplash prevention technology reducing automobile…
  • Dec 21

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature
    Are the modern features in cars making them safer? Car safety features are always evolving as much as the technology that drives transportation, itself. With all of this attention to development and implementation, it also begs the question:…
  • Nov 9

    10 Safety Tips For Safe Driving At Night

    10 Safety Tips For Safe Driving At Night
    With shorter days on the horizon, you can never be too careful while driving at night — especially during rainy days or winter travel. As the sun goes down and visibility reduces, it’s important to use precautions…
Rank this Week: 4036

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jan 4

    Coming Soon to Philadelphia: No More Questioning Applicants’ Wage History

    Coming Soon to Philadelphia: No More Questioning Applicants’ Wage History
    The Philadelphia City Council recently passed Bill No. 160840, a wage equity ordinance (the “Ordinance”), that will amend Philadelphia’s Fair Practices Ordinance to prohibit employers or employment agencies from inquiring…
  • Dec 27

    PA Employers Must Pay Unemployment Taxes Electronically in 2017

    PA Employers Must Pay Unemployment Taxes Electronically in 2017
    The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry recently announced that all employers in the Commonwealth will be required to pay their share of unemployment compensation taxes online.  The new rule takes effect January 1, 2017 and…
  • Dec 13

    How to Keep Your Holiday Party off of the Naughty List

    How to Keep Your Holiday Party off of the Naughty List
    With the holiday season officially upon us, many employers are finalizing plans to host a party for their employees.  These festivities offer a time for colleagues to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, to extend season’s…
Rank this Week: 883

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: 1678

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 4

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part IV)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part IV)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: What Are Others Saying About You?     Jeffrey Gitomer wrote in his book Customer Satisfaction is Worthless Customer Loyalty is Priceless “when you say it about yourself it’s…
  • Jan 4

    New Fake ID Program New Hanover and Pender County

    New Fake ID Program New Hanover and Pender County
    As of October 1st, 2016, the New Hanover and Pender County District Attorney Office’s has implemented a new program for individuals caught drinking underage with or because the use of a Fake ID. Here’s how this new underage…
  • Jan 4

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III)
    The post Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III) appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 1467

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Covers personal injury and workers compensation law.

http://www.maleklawfirm.com/news/
  • Jan 3

    Workers Comp: Cordell aka Weed Case

    Workers Comp: Cordell aka Weed Case
    SampleRSStest Cordell v. Pallet Companies: The Weed Case Recent Ohio Supreme Court case Cordell has implications for all those who test positive for marijuana (and other substances: alcohol/opiods/hallucinogens/etc) in a post accident drug…
  • Jul 6

    Personal Injury: The Importance of Evidence: Bus Crash

    Personal Injury: The Importance of Evidence: Bus Crash
    SampleRSStest   You must act fast collecting evidence after you have been personally injured. Evidence, particularly video evidence, can/will be destroyed. Often times evidences, such as video and photos, show who was at fault for the…
  • Jun 9

    Personal Injury: Slip and Fall Injury Situation

    Personal Injury: Slip and Fall Injury Situation
    SampleRSStest Slip and fall injuries are some of the most common situations that our personal injury lawyers, and even our workers’ compensation lawyers, here at Malek and Malek come across. Slip and fall injuries account for over 40%…
Rank this Week: 1730

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1927

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
  • Dec 30

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know
    Chicago Attorney Serving Elderly Victims of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Hip fractures are very serious injuries, especially for older individuals (those over the age of 65). When a fracture occurs as the result of a slip and fall accident, it can…
  • Dec 27

    Complications That May Arise After a Bone Fracture From an Accident

    Complications That May Arise After a Bone Fracture From an Accident
    Experienced Chicago Attorney Serving Victims of Bone Fractures Sustained in an Accident One of the most common types of injuries following an accident is a bone fracture. Fractures are something that almost everyone will experience at least…
  • Dec 23

    Who Do You Contact After an Auto Accident?

    Who Do You Contact After an Auto Accident?
    Experienced Auto Accident Attorneys Serving all of Chicago An auto accident is emotionally and mentally traumatizing. Not only are you dealing with your injuries and the anxiety that may come from an accident, but you also have administrative…
Rank this Week: 2355

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 29

    New Years Resolutions for Atlanta Workers to Improve Workplace Safety

    New Years Resolutions for Atlanta Workers to Improve Workplace Safety
    A New Year is approaching, which means that it is time to start looking forward to the future. Hopefully, 2017 will be the safest year ever for workers. Unfortunately, thousands of injuries and fatalities continue to happen every single year,…
  • Dec 22

    Can Workers Get Timely Care Covered by Atlanta Workers’ Compensation?

    Can Workers Get Timely Care Covered by Atlanta Workers’ Compensation?
    After an on-the-job injury, getting timely medical care is essential. You do not want a delay in your treatment as this could interfere with the effectiveness of the treatment and could result in your condition getting worse. This could make…
  • Dec 15

    Temporary Workers Over the Holidays are at Risk of Atlanta work Accident

    Temporary Workers Over the Holidays are at Risk of Atlanta work Accident
    During the holiday season, there are many employers who must bring in seasonal workers. Hiring seasonal workers is common at this time of year in the hospitality industry, in retail, in landscaping for holiday decorations, and in other…
Rank this Week: 1734

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Dec 28

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period
    One of the key benefits of getting on Social Security Disability (SSD, also known as SSDI) is the access to Medicare before the age of 65. Unfortunately, Congress has long imposed a two year waiting period on the disabled who are under the…
  • Dec 14

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State
    On a daily basis our law firm provides free information to the public on injuries that occur on and off the job.   But recently we were proud to file a court action asking that the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) be…
  • Dec 5

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim
    Calbom & Schwab just finished a Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals case on the topic of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The Department of Labor and Industries (Department) medical examiner concluded that while he, the…
Rank this Week: 3744

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/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 2161