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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 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
  • Apr 22

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?
    Michael C. Donaldson, Refuge From The Storm: A Fair Use Safe Harbor For Non-Fiction Works, 59 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 477 (2012), available at SSRN.Pam SamuelsonSo much has been written on the fair use case law in the U.S. that…
  • Apr 21

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism
    Dave Eggers, The Circle, Vintage Books (2014).Niva Elkin-KorenOne of the greatest challenges faced by cyber scholars and policymakers is how to predict the undesired social consequences of technological developments and to design the best…
Rank this Week: 31

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 24

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit
    Crawford® to Showcase Extensive Range of Claims Management Services at RIMS Crawford & Company®-and its Broadspire® and Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®) units-will be showcasing their extensive claims management services at…
  • Apr 24

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site
    Officials in Singapore are not wasting any time in cracking down on construction sites where safety is an issue.   Recently, the Ministry of Manpower noted a number of unfavorable conditions at a variety of construction worksites across…
  • Apr 23

    Missouri Worker Killed, Employer Receives Dozen Serious Safety Violation

    Missouri Worker Killed, Employer Receives Dozen Serious Safety Violation
    The death of one worker in Missouri has led to serious fines for his employer.   A 58-year-old maintenance worker was killed after he was pinned between a scrap metal table and a railing at Hussmann Corp.’s Bridgeton facility, an…
Rank this Week: 186

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 24

    This Ain't No Circu

    This Ain't No Circu
    The Wall Street Journal yesterday ran a story on the plight of Cirque de Soleil performers following the death of Sarah Guillot-Guyard, who was killed while performing for the show “Kà”, said to be the most challenging of…
  • Apr 23

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept
    Will California become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a prescription drug formulary for workers’ compensation?By all accounts, it certainly seems so.There is hardly ever a proposed legal change to California's workers'…
  • Apr 22

    Enforce What Exist

    Enforce What Exist
    The ink isn't yet dry, but a bill introduced into the California legislature would unwind a portion of three year old SB 863 to exempt certain medical treatment requests from utilization review, and thus, independent medical review.Senate…
Rank this Week: 237

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

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical
    Government agencies recently acknowledged a pattern among oil worker fatalities, which were previously ruled natural deaths by heart failure. The stunning similarities among these deaths are forcing industry insiders to consider the role of…
  • Apr 20

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian
    In Governor Rauner's State of the State Address in February 2015, he made direct remarks about his plans to reform the personal injury legal system in Illinois. Among his remarks, he proposed prohibiting trial lawyers from contributing to…
  • Apr 15

    Virus Hits Two Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Virus Hits Two Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
    More than 200 passengers aboard two Royal Caribbean cruise ships have been infected with norovirus, causing the ships to dock for medical care. Cruise ship injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins explain how personal injury cases are argued…
Rank this Week: 215

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now
    The pharmaceutical industry may indeed be a major factor in the future success of reducing workers' compensation treatment costs and improve the success rate of care. Such action will reduce the cost of medical treatment and likewise reduce…
  • Apr 24

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal
    Workers safely remove asbestos.Source: OSHA.govYORK, Pa. – Nearly invisible to the eye, asbestos* fibers can literally take someone's breath away. Fibers in the air can be inhaled unknowingly and trapped in the lungs. Regular exposure…
  • Apr 24

    CMS Posts Sample Notice To Beneficiaries Regarding Appeal Right

    CMS Posts Sample Notice To Beneficiaries Regarding Appeal Right
    CMS has posted the following notice regarding MSP Appeal Rights under the SMART Act. Under the process the the Social Security Beneficiary is only a party of notice and the the direct parties become the Insurance Carrier or Workers'…
Rank this Week: 616

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
Rank this Week: 462

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/
  • Mar 31

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?
    I started the day today pondering an age-old question.  Here in Central New Jersey March undeniably came in like a lion.  Today, the last day of the month, will it go out like a lion or, consistent with the old saying, like a lamb?…
  • Mar 28

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case
    The closely watched gender discrimination case of Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins, her former employer, has ended in a clean win for Kleiner Perkins.  At least in the courtroom.  Kleiner Perkins, in case you're not familiar with it, is…
  • Mar 22

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion
    I can't add much to the Employment Class Action Blog's report on EEOC v. Freeman (4th Cir. 2015). Suffice it to say that the EEOC got caught - again - with its hand in the intellectual cookie jar, relying upon bogus expert opinion.…
Rank this Week: 590

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: 372

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury and workers compensation. By Schultz & Myers.

http://www.the-missouri-accident-attorney.com/injury-lawyer-blog
  • May 24

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident
    53 year-old Marcus Dorsey was killed Thursday when his Pontiac was T-boned by another driver fleeing the scene of an accident. According to reports, the driver of a Ford Explorer had been involved in a minor traffic accident when he began to…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier. Since personal injury cases require…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier.
Rank this Week: 482

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: 376

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Tribal Worker Killed in North Carolina

    Tribal Worker Killed in North Carolina
    When people think of workers' compensation, they typically think in terms of an employee being injured on the job and missing work. However, some work-related accidents are fatal, and surviving family members will be required to file a…
  • Apr 23

    North Carolina State Worker Injured on the Job

    North Carolina State Worker Injured on the Job
    According to a recent news report from Eyewitness News 11, a state worker is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries as result of a serious on-the-job accident. Witnesses say employee was working at the State Archives in Raleigh…
  • Apr 18

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner
    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner, a workers' compensation appeal from West Virginia, involved employee who was a 24-year-old coal miner who died as result of a seizure while he was sleeping. His mother and his 6-year-old…
Rank this Week: 3204

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2739

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1502

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4108

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Apr 24

    Job postings in Georgia

    Job postings in Georgia
     We all like to see job growth in our state. Several jo […] The post Job postings in Georgia appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 22

    Nurses injured on-the-job

    Nurses injured on-the-job
    Healthcare workers have one of the highest rates of inj […] The post Nurses injured on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 20

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American
    In support of the Filipino-American community, The Ramo […] The post Ramos Law supports Filipino-Americans appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 4732

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation
    Every year, thousands of people are injured at work who require time off to recover. These people qualify for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, very few people fully understand how workers’ compensation works. These are the…
  • Apr 17

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Distracted drivers killed an average of nine people per day in 2013. That amounts to over 3,000 deaths that could have been easily avoided by simply maintaining focus behind the wheel. Between texting, talking on the phone, and the various…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?
    While we often talk about accident-related injuries on our Web site, when it comes to workers’ compensation claims, you do not actually have to be involved in an accident in order to be entitled to benefits. If you have been ……
Rank this Week: 2247

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 24

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward
    As our readers know, the EEOC filed two lawsuits last fall against private employers, alleging discrimination against transgender individuals: one case against a medical practice in Florida, and the other against a funeral home operation in…
  • Apr 24

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad
    NOTE: As I breathlessly reported last week, the EEOC has issued its long-awaited proposed rule on employer wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Here is a nicer copy than the one that was available…
  • Apr 17

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?
    Inquiring minds want to know! In the context of a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent court decision says that “regular attendance” is an essential function of the job. But what is…
Rank this Week: 3063

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Apr 24

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident
    A recent story in USA Today by Dovie Rice concluded that it should not come as a surprise to Americans that the most hazardous and potentially deadly thing you do every day is to drive your car. Mr. Rice compiled statistics and information…
  • Apr 23

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.3 Million settlement for a surveyor who was injured in a roadway construction site on Interstate 287 in Somerset County when she was struck by a utility vehicle travelling in…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger
    Another brutal winter has resulted in minefields of potholes on our roadways. As the weather warms and we unplug our battery tenders to take to the highways, there are serious dangers lurking for the unwary. Riders always ride with a level of…
Rank this Week: 4810

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim
    A former employee of an Illinois rehabilitation center has filed a lawsuit, claiming that she was fired after filing for workers’ compensation benefits. Penny Lucas claims that she suffered an injury when she fell at work on December…
  • Apr 23

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim
    An Illinois psychiatrist has been suspended by the State of Illinois in response to medical malpractice claims levied against him. The complaints against the psychiatrist include allegations that he engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct…
  • Apr 22

    Medical malpractice amputation case brings former Illinois police lieutenant 3.1 million USD

    Medical malpractice amputation case brings former Illinois police lieutenant 3.1 million USD
    An Illinois jury has returned a $3.1 million medical malpractice verdict for a former Loves Park police lieutenant whose leg was amputated as the result of a doctor’s negligence. The Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter stated that it was a…
Rank this Week: 1003

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/
  • Apr 23

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review
    Our esteemed colleague Joe Paduda is hosting the current edition of Health Wonk Review over at Managed Care Matters: The Everything-PPACA edition of Health Wonk Review We have a tiny cavil with the title of Joe's post though because although…
  • Apr 22

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair
    "Between 2003 and 2010, a total of 1,719 people died by suicide in the workplace. Workplace suicide rates generally decreased until 2007 and then sharply increased. This is in contrast with non-workplace suicides, which increased over…
  • Mar 26

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review

    Freshly posted Health Wonk Review
    Grab a coffee and head on over to Wing of Zock. Jennifer Salopek has a freshly-posted Health Wonk Review, Spring Break Edition awaiting your perusal. The wonks are covering a wide range of policy topics and issues today - don't miss out....
Rank this Week: 2557

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 23

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work
    Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work is set for April 28 this year. The history of Mary “Mother Jones,” whose name graces a progressive magazine, is noteworthy. She fought tirelessly to improve…
  • Apr 20

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?
    The spring allergy season that also causes asthma concerns is upon us, and this is especially evident in the Great Plains, where the wind blows dust and pollen throughout most days.  A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control…
  • Apr 16

    Here’s the Reality of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA, and Going Back to Work

    Here’s the Reality of Workers’ Compensation, the ADA, and Going Back to Work
    As shown by a recent post from LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, workers’ compensation insurers and employers are finally starting to understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hopefully the days of employers firing employees after…
Rank this Week: 3616

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 23

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?
    Workplace injuries in Homestead are unfortunately all too common. If you are injured at a traditional job, you are usually covered by workers’ compensation coverage. In addition, you may have a civil claim against the employer if the…
  • Apr 21

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault
    Unfortunately, sexual assault on Miami campuses and in homes and public places all across Florida is all too common. According to the CDC, one in five men and one in two women will experience some type of sexual violence during their…
  • Apr 17

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?
    Playgrounds can be a great option for parents with small children. They can be a fun outdoor play area where children can get exercise and fresh air while learning basic social skills. While millions of children use playgrounds without…
Rank this Week: 969

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 23

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter
    I recently read the news about a benefit fundraiser being held for the widow of a Long Island volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty when the floor he was on during a fire collapsed. The volunteer, only 43 year old, left behind a…
  • Apr 20

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm. A thought-provoking article about the Social Security Disability (SSD) program appeared in the August 25, 2014 edition of The Hill, a newspaper published for and…
  • Apr 16

    Congratulations To Our 2015 Super Lawyers!

    Congratulations To Our 2015 Super Lawyers!
    We are proud to congratulate each of Victor Pasternack,Barbara Doblin Tilker, Jordan Ziegler, Kevin Walsh, Catherine Stanton, Edgar Romano and Robert Saminsky for being named to the New York Super…
Rank this Week: 3630

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 23

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine
    Seattle – A contractor who scammed two building owners has been sentenced to four months in King County Jail and ordered to pay more than $25,000 in restitution. Collin Patrick Chester, 43, pled guilty in December 2014 to two…
  • Apr 20

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
  • Apr 16

    Causey Law Firm is Proud to Support Lowell Elementary School!

    Causey Law Firm is Proud to Support Lowell Elementary School!
    Causey Law Firm was a proud supporter of Lowell’s BIG EVENT, a gala fundraiser held on April 2.  The first event of its kind for Lowell, the BIG EVENT brought together businesses, parents, faculty, staff, and supporters from all…
Rank this Week: 1457

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 23

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee
    Many decades ago, OSHA created workplace safety standards to help employees avoid injuries from dangerous working conditions. Despite these standards, each year more than 3 million workers are seriously injured or killed while on the job.…
  • Apr 20

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade
    Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller Original Article here: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article17954633.html Hockey players, while focusing on speed and precision, must simultaneously be aware of the…
  • Apr 16

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported
    The News & Observer recently published an article exposing the under-reporting of workplace deaths by the North Carolina State Department of Labor. The Department reported only 23 deaths for 2013 and for 2014, the Department reported 44…
Rank this Week: 3619

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 23

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)
    I’m starting here a three-part series explaining why workers should claim their rights under workers’ compensation laws.  The three parts are, in summary:  How the employer makes it tough to claim work comp; How the…
  • Apr 13

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.washingtonpost.com There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But…
  • Apr 9

    Shelby County teen’s alleged murder sparks $10 million wrongful death lawsuit

    Shelby County teen’s alleged murder sparks $10 million wrongful death lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.al.com The alleged murder of Cameron McGlothan, 19, in 2013 has sparked a lawsuit against a security company and the developer of a north…
Rank this Week: 3344

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 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
  • Apr 20

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring
    Whether you are commuting to work or driving to your spring vacation spot, now that winter is over you will likely see an increase in the number of cars on the road. Here are five tips to help you stay safe in the driver’s seat this…
  • Apr 16

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel,…
Rank this Week: 2760

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: 1221

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

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

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
  • Apr 22

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect
    On March 1, 2015, New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (also known as “Ban the Box”) went into effect.  The Act applies to employers with 15 or more employees over 20 calendar weeks that do business, employ people,…
  • Apr 20

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery
    While most employers take many steps to avoid employment litigation, even the most meticulous of Human Resources departments sometimes find themselves facing a lawsuit in federal or state court. In some respects, technology has made…
Rank this Week: 1536

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide
    Hiring an attorney can be scary. You are asking someone to represent you with a legal issue that affects your life! If you are like most people, you’ve had very little if any interaction with attorneys or the legal process. So how will…
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Negligence?

    What Constitutes Negligence?
    As an attorney who represents those injured by the negligence of others, I am often asked by clients “what does negligence mean?”  Basically, negligence is the failure to exercise the standard of care that a “reasonably…
  • Apr 20

    Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuits: What You Need To Know

    Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuits: What You Need To Know
    The drug Zofran, also known as Ondansetron, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer patients with nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy as well as treat post-operative patients on pain medications.…
Rank this Week: 1645

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie
    Work-related injuries resulting from a fall from a ladder can vary from minor to severe and can even be fatal. Ladder accidents are a common cause of workplace accidents occurring on construction sites. The injuries resulting from a fall from…
  • Apr 20

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?
    Losing a loved one in a work-related accident is an extremely heartbreaking event. This tragedy further felt when you are financially dependent on the person who has passed away. Though no one can replace your lost loved one, the financial…
  • Apr 16

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work
    Among the most serious types of work-related accidents involve heavy machinery and equipment. Equipment accidents can cause severe injuries and render a worker completely disabled for a lifetime. Workers prone to equipment…
Rank this Week: 2240

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 1719

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an advanced practice registered nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
  • Apr 3

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a supervisor of customer services for the Post Office who suffers from major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this…
  • Apr 1

    VETERANS BENEFITS AND FEDERAL WORKERS C0OMPENSATION

    VETERANS BENEFITS AND FEDERAL WORKERS C0OMPENSATION
    Out of our nation’s 2.6 million federal employees, the largest single protected category in federal hiring is the set aside for Veteran’s preference.  This has resulted in nearly 400,000 Veterans being recruited to federal…
Rank this Week: 2896

New York Workers' Compensation…

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case

    The Gross Negligence Exception to New York Workers’ Compensation Case
    Workers’ compensation provides a way for injured workers to receive compensation for their injuries and cover their expenses while they are not able to work. Under the New York Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’…
  • Apr 16

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

    Pre-Existing Disability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
    In the case of Myshka v. Electric Boat, the Benefits Review Board recently dealt with the “dollar for dollar” credit due to an employer/carrier for a prior injury. The facts of the case are as follows. The claimant sustained…
  • Apr 7

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Employees in New York Cannot be Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Being injured on the job can be a very stressful experience. Unfortunately, many people are injured at work throughout New York State. After such an injury occurs, many people are hesitant to seek support by filing a workers’…
Rank this Week: 2158

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: 2205

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 20

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury

    Georgia Bill Would Cut Time Workers Have to Sue for Work Injury
    Lawmakers from two separate Georgia state committees recently met to discuss a proposal that would slash the amount of time injured workers have to pursue a claim with the state board of workers' compensation. Currently, workers have up to…
  • Apr 12

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule

    Appeal of Brandon Kelly - Truck Accident Was Work-Related, Compensable, Court Rule
    Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled the state workers' compensation appeals board erred when it found not compensable the work injuries of a man who suffered severe injury during a truck accident that occurred while he…
  • Apr 6

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied

    Hildebrant v. State ex rel., Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Ladder Fall Compensation for Surgery Denied
    Falls are one of the top causes of injury in the workplace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 43 percent of falls over the last decade have involved a ladder. Among construction workers in particular, ladders are involved…
Rank this Week: 3179

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Hit and Run

    Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Hit and Run
    If you are involved in a hit and run accident, there are several steps you can follow to help insure you are protected as much as possible by the law. A hit and run accident is where a driver hits … Continued The post Steps to Take…
  • Apr 13

    Various Levels and Types of Brain Injury Associated with Car Accident

    Various Levels and Types of Brain Injury Associated with Car Accident
    Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injury, second only to falling. The first thing to realize is that Florida is a no-fault state with regards to auto accidents. What that means is that each driver needs ……
  • Apr 6

    What Happens when You’re Involved in a Traumatic Accident

    What Happens when You’re Involved in a Traumatic Accident
    When you’re involved in a traumatic accident, the immediate concern lies in the healing process. If you decide to contact an injury lawyer, it’s likely that you are inquiring about the immediate injury, lost wages,…
Rank this Week: 2260

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/
  • Apr 20

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee

    NJ Pension Funds to Investigate the Payment of Exorbitant Management Fee
    As reported in NJ.Com, The Boards of Trustees of New Jersey’s largest pension funds plan to launch a probe into how the state awards fees incurred in managing pension fund investments.  The Public Employees Retirement System Board…
  • Apr 16

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern

    Acting NJ Attorney General ‘Pro-Body Camera’ For Police, But Has Privacy Concern
    As reported by NJ.com, Acting State Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday his “instincts and intuition are certainly pro-body camera” for police in New Jersey, but he has concerns about how their use might infringe on…
  • Apr 13

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer

    Camden County Police Testing Body Cameras On Officer
    As reported in NJ.com, the Camden County Police Department has been testing body cameras for its officers for the past year, according to officials, with the chief hoping to acquire up to 100 cameras “as quickly as…
Rank this Week: 1487

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

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

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
  • Mar 31

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker

    Legislative Update on Bills Affecting Injured Worker
    Steve Miller ran two articles today in the Nevada Journal on the proposed legislation that would allow injured workers greater rights to choose their treating physicians.  Let’s hope that Nevada’s lawmakers read them and pay…
Rank this Week: 4963

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2046

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

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

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

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

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

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

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 2682

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: 4102

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 14

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stres […] From Jail to Bail is a post from: MINICK LAW The post From Jail to Bail appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question
    FAQ about DWI charges in North Carolina - by Blake Marc […] DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions is a post from: MINICK LAW The post DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community
    As part of Minick Law’s Hispanic Community Outrea […] Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law Attorneys present educational…
Rank this Week: 2150

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 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit
    Planning for retirement or dealing with a disability that leaves you unable to continue working is always difficult. Those challenges can increase for participants in Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System. In many ways, SERS…
  • Apr 5

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
  • Apr 1

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed
    If you suffer from depression to the extent that it prohibits your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability.  Temporary sadness would not qualify, as the depression must be chronic, or ongoing.  However,…
Rank this Week: 2298

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
  • Mar 19

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study

    New Jersey Workplace Deaths Declined in 2013, Says Study
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its workplace injury and death data for 2013. The numbers show that work-related deaths dropped 17 percent in 2012 in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area, according to a…
  • Feb 2

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident

    Preventing Workplace Slip and Fall Accident
    Slip and fall accidents and injuries increase in the winter, especially in the snowy and icy New Jersey weather. Workers are not immune to the increased risk, whether they work indoors or out. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most…
Rank this Week: 1498