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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/
  • Dec 8

    Court Holds Department of Motor Vehicles Is Not Liable in Car Accident Case

    Court Holds Department of Motor Vehicles Is Not Liable in Car Accident Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in West Virginia issued a written opinion in a case brought by the surviving family members of a woman who was killed in a car accident. In the case, Department of Transportation v. King, the court…
  • Dec 1

    Court Allows Civil Claim for Injuries Sustained During DWI Arrest to Proceed

    Court Allows Civil Claim for Injuries Sustained During DWI Arrest to Proceed
    The burden of proof is on the state to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt in driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases. A defendant can challenge evidence based on the police’s conduct at the time of the arrest. If a traffic stop or…
  • Nov 21

    Court Rules in Plaintiff’s Favor in Traffic Accident Occurring Near School Ground

    Court Rules in Plaintiff’s Favor in Traffic Accident Occurring Near School Ground
    Earlier this month, a Connecticut appellate court issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a student and his parents against the student’s high school. In the case, Strycharz v. Cady, the appellate court held…
Rank this Week: 237

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Dec 7

    Quick Guide to Car Accident

    Quick Guide to Car Accident
    Everyone needs a quick and handy guide to follow if you are ever in a car accident!  We distilled our best advice into a quick list of three things we would LOVE to see our client gather before we meet.  Please know that even if you…
  • Dec 7

    Are You Eligible for a Personal Injury Settlement?

    Are You Eligible for a Personal Injury Settlement?
    Read over our quick 5 question case check to see if you qualify!      Were you personally involved in an accident or incident that caused you harm? The law requires you to have “Standing” before you even start your…
  • Dec 7

    What to do After a Slip And Fall Injury

    What to do After a Slip And Fall Injury
    Immediately after a slip and fall injury accident things get hazy quick!  First many times the victim does not know why they fell.  It happens so quickly that they are down before their mind registers what happened.  It is…
Rank this Week: 360

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 7

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3
    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf…
  • Dec 7

    Cal/OSHA Reacts to Death of Farmworker

    Cal/OSHA Reacts to Death of Farmworker
    Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum recently commented on Cal/OSHA’s ongoing investigation into a July farmworker death in Bakersfield, Ca.   According to Sum, “Cal/OSHA is investigating the tragic death of a farmworker reported last…
  • Dec 6

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1
      Hello, Michael Stack here with Amaxx. So I just got back from New Orleans, Louisiana; I might be too much of a Northerner to pull off that pronunciation, but nevertheless it was a great time and very valuable time spent at the National…
Rank this Week: 265

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

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

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

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

    Uncompensated Californian

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

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 202

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

http://mottazlaw.com/workers-comp-lawyer-blog/
  • Apr 4

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting
    I have written on this subject before; however, it bears revisiting.  I cannot overemphasize the importance of caution when it comes to the use of social media by an injured worker.  Increasingly, insurance companies, their…
  • Feb 22

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim
    In the summer of 2015, the Minnesota Supreme Court changed the law as to what is required to establish a permanent total disability claim. That change was not good. In the decision of Allan v. R.D. Offutt Co., 869 NW 2d 31 (Minn. 2015), the…
  • Oct 2

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers The Minnesota workers’ compensation statute provides for reimbursement of “medical mileage” when the employee travels by car for necessary medical care. Reimbursement of…
Rank this Week: 181

Workers' Injury Rights

Workers' Injury Rights

Covers workers' compensation, workers' rights and workplace safety. By the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl.

http://workersinjuryrights.com/
  • Nov 7

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now
    Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Mayberry was a small town, loosely based on Mount Airy, N.C., the hometown of actor Andy Griffith, who played the…
  • Nov 4

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp
    Facts about food stamps. Click on this image to see it full size. Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. I write about a debate now occurring in Congress in which the… Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.nhregister.com HARTFORD Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have…
Rank this Week: 164

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Can I Recover Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Stress or PTSD?

    Can I Recover Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Stress or PTSD?
    In recent years, more and more attention has been given to an “invisible” type of work-related injury (or condition) – the sort that is associated with workplace stress or some other work-related mental stimulus. These sorts…
  • Nov 30

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment
    When a New Jersey worker suffers a work-related injury, the employer is generally required to furnish that worker with relevant medical care that is “necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effects of the injury” [see N.J.…
  • Nov 17

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today
    Mark Twain once said, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” All too often, Twain’s humorous quip is actually emulated by New Jersey workers who suffer – yet ignore – WEAR and…
Rank this Week: 1516

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Now That Marijuana is Legal in MA, Can I Get Fired For Smoking Pot?

    Now That Marijuana is Legal in MA, Can I Get Fired For Smoking Pot?
    As of December 15, marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts. Although it will no longer be a crime to smoke pot on your own time, employers aren’t necessarily going to be fond of your perfectly-legal hobby. In fact, employers can still…
  • Nov 22

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death
    Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, is calling for more stringent regulations regarding construction companies getting bids to perform work in the Massachusetts metropolitan center in the wake of two construction workers being killed while…
  • Nov 22

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death
    Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, is calling for more stringent regulations regarding construction companies getting bids to perform work in the Massachusetts metropolitan center in the wake of two construction workers being killed while…
Rank this Week: 861

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: 1955

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Asbestos and Mold in Schools: Paterson NJ Safety Officer Claims Mishandling

    Asbestos and Mold in Schools: Paterson NJ Safety Officer Claims Mishandling
    The presence of asbestos and mold in schools and the potential exposure of students and employees has been a major health concern for decades. A Paterson NJ health and safety office now claims that the Paterson NJ school system improperly…
  • Dec 6

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’
    Today's guest post is authored by Jon Rehm, Esq. * of the Nebraska Bar. Jon RehmThe Oklahoma and Florida supreme courts both overturned anti-worker changes to their state workers’ compensation laws based in whole or in…
  • Dec 5

    Social Security Disability Trending Downward

    Social Security Disability Trending Downward
    Both Social Security Disability Applications and Social Security Disability Awards are now trending downward. Additionally, terminations from Social Security Disability Awards are now trending upward (8.62%) according to November 2016…
Rank this Week: 4205

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Dec 8

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

    More Takeaways from the Demise of the Oklahoma Option in Workers’ Compensation
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the so-called “Oklahoma Option” in Vasquez v. Dillard’s was one of the biggest events in the world of workers’ compensation. Vasquez represents a growing trend…
  • Dec 5

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’
    The Oklahoma and Florida supreme courts both overturned anti-worker changes to their state workers’ compensation laws based in whole or in part on their state constitutions. Workers’ compensation laws, for the most part, are…
  • Dec 1

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation
    Two recent decisions from the state supreme courts in Oklahoma and Florida point out that how an injured worker gets workers’ compensation benefits is as important as how much an employee can receive in benefits for a work injury. In…
Rank this Week: 2892

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    New Employees Face Higher Risk, Harder Consequences for Work Injurie

    New Employees Face Higher Risk, Harder Consequences for Work Injurie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. As the holiday season approaches, many people will take on second or holiday jobs. Workers taking on such jobs will be taking on a heightened risk of injury.…
  • Dec 5

    ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins November 1st

    ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins November 1st
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. In Washington State, we have a healthcare exchange at www.wahealthplanfinder.org. If this is your first time obtaining health insurance through the WA State exchange,…
  • Dec 1

    Labor Report Urges Study Of A Federal Role In State Workers’ Comp Law

    Labor Report Urges Study Of A Federal Role In State Workers’ Comp Law
    Howard Berkes and Michael Grabell have been investigating the decline of workers compensation for Pro Publica and NPR. Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Howard…
Rank this Week: 3644

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/
  • Dec 8

    What Happens If an Employee Gets Hurt at the Work Holiday Party?

    What Happens If an Employee Gets Hurt at the Work Holiday Party?
    “Frosting and beer can be a very fun but lethal combination starting at around midnight,” says Miller, star of the upcoming ensemble comedy “Office Christmas Party” (in theaters Dec. 9). As you know, it’s holiday…
  • Dec 5

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “He’ll never go back to school.”  “He’ll never complete school.” As a representative of injured workers, I hear those…
  • Dec 1

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. An estimated 7 million Americans work at least two jobs. As the holidays approach, many people will take on holiday jobs as well. Getting hurt at a second…
Rank this Week: 2885

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 8

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

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed…
  • Dec 5

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “He’ll never go back to school.”  “He’ll never complete school.” As a representative of injured workers, I hear those…
  • Dec 1

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped
    A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) program that helps support light-duty jobs after workplace injuries has reached two major milestones. The Stay at Work Program has now helped more than 20,000 injured workers and provided more…
Rank this Week: 3668

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 26

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?
    You absolutely can get help with filling out your application for short-term disability benefits. In fact, you almost definitely should seek assistance to ensure you cross all the T’s and dot all the I’s. Incomplete and incorrect…
  • Nov 24

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?
    The question of whether moving out of Ohio will cost you your workers’ comp benefits has a short, undoubtedly welcome, answer of “no.” The reality is far more complicated, however. The Columbus workers’ compensation…
Rank this Week: 1471

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/
  • Dec 8

    Time to Say Goodbye to Forum Non Conveniens?

    Time to Say Goodbye to Forum Non Conveniens?
    Maggie Gardner, Retiring Forum Non Conveniens, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Robin EffronThe doctrine of forum non conveniens is a mainstay in the modern defendant’s procedural arsenal in transnational cases.…
  • Dec 7

    Im-be-ciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilisation of Carrie Buck

    Im-be-ciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilisation of Carrie Buck
    Adam Cohen, Imbeciles (2016).Kris MiccioAdam Cohen has written an exhaustive account of the nexus between eugenics, racism and immigration law in the United States. Against the backdrop of the Carrie Buck case, a young, poor Catholic…
  • Dec 6

    An Unsafe Financial System

    An Unsafe Financial System
    Anat R. Admati, It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System in Just Financial Markets? Finance in a Just Society (Lisa Herzog ed., forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Caroline BradleyIt Takes a Village to Maintain a…
Rank this Week: 4462

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Do Women Receive Less Workers’ Compensation Benefits in St. Louis?

    Do Women Receive Less Workers’ Compensation Benefits in St. Louis?
    When women get injured at the workplace, they may not be getting the work comp benefits they deserve. A worker who gets injured at work may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. An injured worker generally…
  • Dec 2

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now
    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. A Mesothelioma diagnosis can be life changing. It is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year, and it is deadly. However, there are…
  • Dec 1

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney
    Shift workers do some of the most important jobs; however, the irregular working hours can be damaging to their health. The adverse health risks associated with shift work are well known. Everyone who works outside the traditional 9-5…
Rank this Week: 1504

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Chicago Auto Accident Lawyer: What if You’re in a Hit and Run Accident

    Chicago Auto Accident Lawyer: What if You’re in a Hit and Run Accident
    In Chicago, from 2005 to 2010, there were 9,125 hit-and-run fatalities. While thousands more suffered bodily injuries and property damage. The grief and frustration that victims of hit-and-run accidents experience is unique. In addition to…
  • Dec 6

    Giving Information to the Insurance Company After a Chicago Car Wreck

    Giving Information to the Insurance Company After a Chicago Car Wreck
    It’s important to know what information you should and should not share with the insurance company after you’ve been in a Chicago car accident. After a Chicago car accident, there are three important things that an accident victim…
  • Dec 1

    Road to Zero Coalition – Will It Prevent Chicago Car Accidents?

    Road to Zero Coalition – Will It Prevent Chicago Car Accidents?
    In 2015, 35,000 people were killed in fatal motor vehicle accidents. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading cause of injuries and death in the U.S. According to the Department of Transportation, in 2015, 35,000 people lost their lives…
Rank this Week: 1694

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Dec 7

    NYC provisionals get “Qualified Incumbents Exam”

    NYC provisionals get “Qualified Incumbents Exam”
    Governor Cuomo signed a bill to allow provisional City workers a one time opportunity to take a “Qualified Incumbents Exam” and become permanent in their title.  This exam would be given as long as there were no upcoming open…
  • Nov 19

    NO CREDIT FOR TIME TEACHING UNDER A DIFFERENT LICENSE Article 78 appeal denied

    NO CREDIT FOR TIME TEACHING UNDER A DIFFERENT LICENSE Article 78 appeal denied
      The question presented in this Article 78 appeal: Would a teacher be able to apply time served on very different license to calculate whether they are beyond probationary status? In this article 78 case of which sought to annul…
  • Nov 15

    CPLR Article 75 suit to overturn Education Law 3020-a decision denied.

    CPLR Article 75 suit to overturn Education Law 3020-a decision denied.
    In this article 75 petition to vacate the determination of an arbitrator  which is made pursuant to New York State Education Law section 3020 – a The arbitrators’ from that ensued in seven appropriate, with professional, or…
Rank this Week: 916

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: 1683

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1815

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Dec 7

    Post no bills? Employers have to post plenty!

    Post no bills? Employers have to post plenty!
    This year is ending with quite a few changes in various federal workplace posters. To ensure that employers, especially federal contractors, have kept up with the required changes, here is a summary: Federal 6-in-1 Poster  The U.S.…
  • Dec 5

    BREAKING: FMCSA announces national drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for commercial truck, bus driver

    BREAKING: FMCSA announces national drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for commercial truck, bus driver
    As we expected here and here, the day has finally come. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Friday that it had issued a Final Rule establishing a drug and alcohol…
  • Dec 2

    What should employers do about overtime now? Ask the wage-hour lawyers.

    What should employers do about overtime now? Ask the wage-hour lawyers.
    As most readers know, the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule, which was set to take effect yesterday, was preliminarily enjoined (temporarily blocked) on November 22 by U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant III. The…
Rank this Week: 2978

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    Arbitrator finds employer violated OHSA workplace-violence obligation

    Arbitrator finds employer violated OHSA workplace-violence obligation
    A labour arbitrator has found that a mental health organization violated the Occupational Health and Safety Act when it failed to take certain workplace-violence precautions. The organization provided services to persons with mental health…
  • Dec 2

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee who forged signatures on 16 sick notes was fired for cause, a federal adjudicator has decided. The employee had a problem with absenteeism and started missing work without calling in. The employer reminded her…
  • Dec 1

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available
    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has released two online courses on WHMIS 2015, which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). One course is for managers and…
Rank this Week: 3449

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

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

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Dec 6

    Today is National Miners Day

    Today is National Miners Day
    December 6 is National Miners Day, a day designated by Congress to honor the contributions and sacrifices of miners both past and present. As stated by MSHA chief Joe Main: The next time you flip on a light switch, squeeze the toothpaste…
  • Nov 29

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement
    Bloomberg BNA reports that OSHA can begin enforcing, as of December 1, 2016, its rule restricting safety incentives and drug testing programs.  A federal judge decided yesterday in TEXO ABC/AGC v. Perez , N.D. Tex., No.…
  • Oct 14

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a final rule that establishes procedures and time frames for handling whistleblower complaints under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA protects employees from…
Rank this Week: 1936

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 923

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: 915

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1744

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 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…
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
Rank this Week: 3719

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Dec 5

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash
    Low-cost bus services like Megabus are proving that a cheap ride can have expensive repercussions. 43 people loaded into a coach in hopes of winning it big at Salton Sea Casino in California last month, but their expedition ended in disaster…
  • Nov 28

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger
    While Chicago tries to present itself as a bicycle friendly city, an epidemic of accidents has presented a dark, dangerous and deadly shadow upon those efforts. Six deaths this year and numerous other accidents have made this a record year in…
  • Nov 21

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car
    A stir was created when Anheuser-Busch made news by shipping a trailer full of beer over 120 miles without a driver behind the wheel. While there was a driver in the sleeper berth ready to take over if things went awry, he never took the…
Rank this Week: 1747

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Workers’ Compensation And The “Pre-Existing Condition” Denial

    Workers’ Compensation And The “Pre-Existing Condition” Denial
    Pre-Existing Condition. It’s one of the most common excuses used by insurance companies to deny workers’ compensation claims. And, the excuse is often wrong. Our office regularly receives calls from people who have been (wrongly)…
  • Nov 28

    Why We Have Worker Safety Standards In America

    Why We Have Worker Safety Standards In America
    Worker safety is important for our families, our communities and the long-term economic growth of our nation. A recent scaffold collapse in China highlights the importance of workplace safety standards. According to CNN, a scaffold/work…
  • Nov 21

    Update — Does New Alabama Law Protect Children At School Bus Stops?

    Update — Does New Alabama Law Protect Children At School Bus Stops?
    Reckless drivers and school bus safety. In an earlier post I discussed a new Alabama law aimed at protecting children around school bus stops. The new law allows Alabama school buses to have cameras. The cameras will photograph reckless…
Rank this Week: 1826

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 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…
  • Nov 28

    And Exactly How . . . .?

    And Exactly How . . . .?
    A trial judge once told me, with some frustration, that appellate judges (not on the NJ Supreme Court, I hasten to add) sometimes do not appreciate the practical difficulties with which their rulings present the trial courts that must…
Rank this Week: 2228

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: 4615

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Why Atlanta Retail Workers are at Risk of Holiday Injurie

    Why Atlanta Retail Workers are at Risk of Holiday Injurie
    The holiday season is a busy time for retail workers. Unfortunately, during this festive season, there is also a big risk of retail employees getting hurt on-the-job. There are many different reasons why retail workers face an elevated risk…
  • Nov 30

    Can OSHA’s Updated Rules Help Prevent Atlanta Workplace Falls?

    Can OSHA’s Updated Rules Help Prevent Atlanta Workplace Falls?
    Falls are one of the top causes of workplace injuries and of workplace fatalities. There are already many rules aimed at preventing falls on-the-job, but workers still continue to get hurt. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…
  • Nov 30

    Will the Election Results Affect Workplace Safety Regulations?

    Will the Election Results Affect Workplace Safety Regulations?
    On election day, a surprise upset resulted in Donald J. Trump being elected president. In anticipation of this possibility, some experts have looked at the impact that Trump’s election could have on workplace safety. Most pundits…
Rank this Week: 1920

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/
  • Nov 30

    Food Safety and the Holidays: What Florida Residents Need to Know

    Food Safety and the Holidays: What Florida Residents Need to Know
    Food plays a big role in many holiday festivities in Hollywood and across Southern Florida. If you are celebrating any holiday event this year and will be serving food, you will want to take steps to keep you and your family safe. Food-borne…
  • Nov 24

    Will Elderly Loved Ones be Visiting Your Home for the Holidays? Keep Guests Safe

    Will Elderly Loved Ones be Visiting Your Home for the Holidays? Keep Guests Safe
    At this time of year, many Hollywood and South Florida residents have guests visiting their homes. While the holidays can be a great time to see friends and family, however, keep in mind that homeowners have a duty to make their homes safe…
  • Nov 15

    Address the Risk of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse with Visit

    Address the Risk of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse with Visit
    Nursing home and elder abuse is a serious concern in Hollywood and across South Florida. If you have an elderly family member in a care environment in Homestead, Miami, or any community, it’s important to take precautions to ensure they…
Rank this Week: 507

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Parents, not just teens, are part of the distracted driving problem

    Parents, not just teens, are part of the distracted driving problem
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the issues surrounding distracted driving, including parent and teen drivers.
  • Nov 28

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication
    The parents of a teenager filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging their son died of morphine intoxication due to medical negligence. Tom Steinbacher Sr. and Christine Steinbacher, as co-administrators of their son’s…
  • Nov 15

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit
    The family of a man who died after being given a drug overdose was awarded $3.3 million in a medical malpractice case against Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Plaintiff Kathryn Howe-Vandelinder filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in…
Rank this Week: 3434

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
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
    How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    Experienced Attorneys Fighting for More for Accident Victims in Chicago An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and…
Rank this Week: 2317

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Nov 30

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional
    El 21 de noviembre la Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC por sus siglas en Ingles) publicó una nueva guía para aplicación de la ley que prohíbe la discriminación…
  • Nov 27

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento
    Un tribunal de distrito Federal en Texas ha impedido que se ponga en vigor la reglamentación que el 1 de diciembre abría de aumentar el salario mínimo federal de los empleados exentos. Ya esto fue suspendido en Puerto…
  • Oct 16

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó
    El Tribunal Federal de Distrito de Puerto Rico le ordenó a la demandante pagarle a su antiguo patrono más de $50,000 para recuperar parte de los gastos de defenderse;  esto luego que su caso de discrimen por razón de…
Rank this Week: 1974

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: 1816

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 2511

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 17

    Navigating Oklahoma’s Social Security Disability Application Proce

    Navigating Oklahoma’s Social Security Disability Application Proce
    If you are faced with a long-term illness, injury, or disability that inhibits your ability to work, you may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. Although designed to simplify the stresses of long-term illness, the…
  • Nov 10

    10 Tips for Testifying in a Social Security Disability Hearing

    10 Tips for Testifying in a Social Security Disability Hearing
    Only about 1 in 4 Oklahomans who apply for Social Security disability benefits will qualify the first time they apply. That means that the rest have to appeal their claims and testify in a hearing before an administrative law judge. For many,…
Rank this Week: 1918

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 2779

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Oct 19

    LIGHT DUTY WORK

    LIGHT DUTY WORK
    We have added a new section to our website concerning light duty issues in Iowa work comp cases.  The topics relating to light duty work include: Employees being given light duty work that is too hard for their work restrictions.…
  • Sep 27

    BANKRUPTCY BY THE EMPLOYER OR THE INSURANCE CARRIER

    BANKRUPTCY BY THE EMPLOYER OR THE INSURANCE CARRIER
    Unfortunately, employers and work comp insurance carriers end up filing for bankruptcy.  We have added a new section to our website that talks about the two main variations of this problem and how our law firm deals with them. The first…
Rank this Week: 3418

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Nov 15

    Comparative Fault Laws and Their Effect on Accident Claim

    Comparative Fault Laws and Their Effect on Accident Claim
    Georgia personal injury law allows victims of accidents to recover compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of other persons and companies.  If you have been involved in an accident, it is important to not only learn about our…
  • Oct 16

    Halloween Safety Tip

    Halloween Safety Tip
    Halloween is almost here, and that means excited parents working on costumes for their even more excited children. However, it’s important to keep in mind that Halloween can be a dangerous time, especially for children. Child…
  • Oct 9

    Two Children Are Hurt Every Hour in Child Stroller

    Two Children Are Hurt Every Hour in Child Stroller
    A new study finds that an average of two U.S. children every hour are injured when restrained in strollers or child carriers. Every parent uses strollers, child carriers and other forms of child restraints, trusting that these devices will…
Rank this Week: 3121

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/
  • Nov 12

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?
    Recently the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry erected hurdle for injured workers using pain medications following a Minnesota workers compensation injury.  The purpose of the change is allegedly two fold; first to reduce costs…
  • Sep 15

    I Fell at Work and Hurt Myself. Is This a Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury?

    I Fell at Work and Hurt Myself. Is This a Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury?
    Well yes it clearly was until the Minnesota Supreme Court rewrote decades of sound judicial interpretation of what constitutes an injury in their decision of Dykoff v. Xcel Energy on December 26, 2013.  Now thousands of injured Minnesota…
  • Jul 26

    You Have A Minnesota Work Injury And Need Spine Surgery. Should You Go With A Traditional or Laser Lumbar Spine Surgery?

    You Have A Minnesota Work Injury And Need Spine Surgery. Should You Go With A Traditional or Laser Lumbar Spine Surgery?
    Like many of you contemplating low back surgery, I was aware of the option of laser spine surgery before I underwent two low back surgeries following my Minnesota work comp injury.  I did a lot of research on the issue before deciding to…
Rank this Week: 4181