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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: 261

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/
  • Mar 30

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination

    Queering the History of Sex Discrimination
    Phil Tiemeyer, Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants (2013).Serena MayeriIn my employment discrimination course, I use Diaz v. Pan American Airlines (5th Cir. 1971), overturning Pan Am’s ban on…
  • Mar 27

    Theorising Global Justice

    Theorising Global Justice
    Frank J. Garcia, Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes, Cambridge University Press (2013).Sean CoyleIn a letter to the semi-pagan Nectarius (Epistle 91, §4), Saint Augustine sets forth one of the most…
  • Mar 25

    Internet Payment Blockades: SOPA and PIPA in Disguise? Or Worse?

    Internet Payment Blockades: SOPA and PIPA in Disguise? Or Worse?
    Annemarie Bridy, Internet Payment Blockades, Fla. L. Rev (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Stacey DoganThe law of intermediary liability in intellectual property reflects a constant struggle for balance. On the one hand, rights owners…
Rank this Week: 319

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 30

    6 Things Employers Should Do To Avoid A ProPublica Report

    6 Things Employers Should Do To Avoid A ProPublica Report
    The reports from ProPublica are the result of employers not managing workers compensation. Here are 6 things employers can do to take control and avoid being included in the next report.   Contact employees within a week or two after the…
  • Mar 27

    Wisconsin Employer Saw High Volume of Workplace Injurie

    Wisconsin Employer Saw High Volume of Workplace Injurie
    One workplace injury is one too many, but one Wisconsin employer saw a rash of injuries over a three-and-a-half year timetable.   In a three-and-a-half year period, 4,500 employees at Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., in Arcadia,…
  • Mar 26

    Get the Best from an Independent Medical Examination

    Get the Best from an Independent Medical Examination
    Nothing is more exasperating than to have an Independent Medical Examination challenged or disregarded in a claim where a medical controversy exists.  These examinations can cost thousands of dollars for the examination visit and several…
Rank this Week: 348

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/
  • 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....
  • Mar 24

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...

    BP disaster: 10 years and 58 refinery deaths later...
    A decade after the BP Texas City explosion that killed 15 and injured 180, U.S. refineries are nearly as deadly as ever, according to Blood Lessons, an investigative journalism report by Houston Chronicle and Texas Tribune that looks at the…
  • Mar 16

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"

    One Last Look At "The Demolition Of Workers' Comp"
    This year's WCRI conference is now a week in the past. It was an informative event with session presenters waxing eloquent with their charts and graphs and the general nitty gritty of workers' compensation. There was a touching tribute to…
Rank this Week: 426

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    National Asbestos Awareness Week, April 1 to 7, 2015

    National Asbestos Awareness Week, April 1 to 7, 2015
    Designating the first week of April 2015 as ‘‘National Asbestos Awareness Week’’IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESMr. MARKEY (for himself, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. DURBIN, Mrs. MURRAY, Mr.CARDIN, Mrs. FEINSTEIN, Mr. REID,…
  • Mar 28

    Mesothelioma Award for Household Contact of Talc Worker Upheld for $1.6

    Mesothelioma Award for Household Contact of Talc Worker Upheld for $1.6
    A $1.6 Million  award for a household contact of an asbestos worker was affirmed by a NJ Court of Appeals. The child of a Shulton employee was exposed to talc (Old Spice Talcum Powder) containing asbestos…
  • Mar 28

    Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial

    Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial
    The National Institutes of Health has announced the advancement of two experimental vaccines for Ebola. This is a major announcement that will provide additional safety for healthcare workers and populations exposed to this deadly disease.…
Rank this Week: 450

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 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.…
  • Mar 20

    Can a Severance Offer Be Revoked by an Employer Before the Expiration of the 21 Day Review Period?

    Can a Severance Offer Be Revoked by an Employer Before the Expiration of the 21 Day Review Period?
    A few months ago a business offered an employee a severance package.  The employee was age-protected (age 40+), a release was desired by the employer as a condition of paying the severance, and the severance agreement therefore contained…
Rank this Week: 463

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/
  • Mar 26

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse

    3 Workers Killed in Raleigh Scaffolding Collapse
    A scaffolding accident in the Charter Square building in Raleigh, North Carolina recently killed three construction workers and serious injured one other. Work accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins have decades of experience handling…
  • Mar 19

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream

    Listeria Deaths Traced to Ice Cream
    A Listeria outbreak that has led to three deaths is being traced to ice creams produced at the Blue Bell Creamery in Texas. The deaths occurred at a hospital in Wichita, Kansas, where contaminated Blue Bell Creamery ice cream was served to…
  • Mar 17

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme

    Veterans without Legal Protection Forced into Financial Frauds, Scheme
    American military service members face a multitude of hurdles when they return home from duty: PTSD, acclimation back to daily life, familial issues, and finding adequate work, to name just a few. Lesser known are the financial struggles,…
Rank this Week: 482

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/
  • Mar 23

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other
    Earlier this week, a fatal rear-end accident on Route 50 took the life of one man and injured four others. According to a report by the Capital Gazette, the accident occurred around 2:45 in the afternoon last Saturday. Evidently, a Nissan…
  • Mar 16

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker
    In an earlier post, we discussed a pending bill in front of the Maryland State Legislature that would establish a no-fault birth-injury fund to help cover the costs associated with having a child with a birth injury. In a recent article by…
  • Mar 9

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie
    If you have spent time over the last couple months anywhere from New England to North Carolina, you have no doubt seen the crippling effects of the most recent winter storms that came through the area. In some areas, total snow fall was being…
Rank this Week: 599

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker

    Let’s Think About Medical Marijuana for Injured Worker
    Nebraska, known for its conservative views, is considering legalization of medical marijuana. Sen. Tommy Garrett writes a passionate, persuasive and practical letter to constituents in support of medical marijuana.  “Bottom line up…
  • Mar 26

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too

    Workers’ Compensation Covers Fast-Food Workers, Too
    All employees of fast-food restaurants, including part-time workers, students and retirees, are covered by ‪workers’ compensation laws. Frequently, fast-food employees are not aware of these rights or are afraid to make claims,…
  • Mar 23

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too

    Workers’ Compensation ‘Reforms’ by State Have Costs, Too
    This ProPublica/NPR series should be required reading for all who care about workers’ compensation and how the process really works – or doesn’t work – for those who are injured on the job. The series shows the very…
Rank this Week: 673

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 728

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 30

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement

    Avoid the Pitfalls of Auto-Pay Agreement
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Many of my clients tell me, with fear in their voice, that they have one or more bills set to automatically pull from their bank accounts, but they have no money in…
  • Mar 25

    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 comes to us from the Washington Post via our colleague Jon Gelman. There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But those who do are…
  • Mar 25

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Measuring Our Progress Since The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    As an attorney who practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation, there are some events that are seminal in the history of workplace safety. One of those events was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred on March 25,…
Rank this Week: 809

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit

    Attorney’s Fees in PIP Lawsuit
    Despite common misconception, PIP lawsuits are litigated as breach of contract claims, not tort actions like bodily injury claims.  Many people think because there was a motor vehicle accident with injuries, the attorneys handling PIP…
  • Mar 26

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?

    Medicaid Lien Tweaking: Can it Now be Done?
    Every lawyer doing personal injury work has on occasion had to deal with an injured Medicaid insured and the ensuing Medicaid lien. Until recently, there was no real way to tweak a settlement agreement such that the lien would be as little as…
  • Mar 25

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?

    Are The Rules Of The Road The Same On Water?
    We are all familiar with the rules of the road on land. It’s that handbook you get in drivers education.  However, I am surprised to discover how many boaters are not familiar with the rules of the road on the water.  Just…
Rank this Week: 941

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/
  • Mar 30

    Year of Awarene

    Year of Awarene
    This is The Year of Awareness.Awareness by the General Public about workers' compensation issues.There is the series by ProPublica, with 3 installments so far, and more to come. You might not like it, but Michael Grabell and his team are…
  • Mar 27

    It's A Digital World

    It's A Digital World
    If one waits long enough opportunities appear, almost magically.Early EAMS observers will remember this scene...Medical records reproduction companies in California have been waiting now for 2 years to get a fee schedule.Still waiting.In the…
  • Mar 26

    Henley's Song

    Henley's Song
    Yesterday fellow blogger Bob Wilson of WorkersCompensation.com wrote that Tennessee's pending opt-out bill, SB 721, was "complete and utter bullshit."Wilson chastised the proponent's attempt to cap medical costs at $500,000, which was…
Rank this Week: 949

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1196

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Disabled worker still eligible for workers’ comp after unrelated termination

    Disabled worker still eligible for workers’ comp after unrelated termination
    Recently, the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that a night stocker at a retail store, who was injured when boxes fell on him, was still eligible for workers’ compensation benefits even after his employment was terminated for an unrelated…
  • Mar 26

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston

    Workers from six companies exposed to asbestos in Evanston
    Workers from six different companies, all renovating a middle school in Evanston, were exposed to asbestos, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Mar 25

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer

    Medical malpractice lawsuit alleges doctor failed to tell patient he had cancer
    A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed alleging that a doctor failed to inform his patient that the patient had cancer. Amber Hines is pursuing the lawsuit her father, Edward Hines, filed before his death from bladder cancer in April…
Rank this Week: 1392

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/
  • Mar 27

    Employers may not like NLRB General Counsel report on handbook rule

    Employers may not like NLRB General Counsel report on handbook rule
    Thanks very much to David Phippen from our Metro D.C. Office for letting me get some depositions taken this week and allowing me to republish his analysis here. As we have previously reported, the National Labor Relations Board in…
  • Mar 27

    BREAKING: FMLA “spousal” rule on hold for now

    BREAKING: FMLA “spousal” rule on hold for now
    The new rule defining “spouse” for purposes of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act was set to take effect today. But a federal judge in Texas yesterday temporarily blocked the rule from going into effect after…
  • Mar 25

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14

    Today’s SCOTUS pregnancy decision in 1:14
    Today’s majority opinion of the Supreme Court in the Young pregnancy accommodation case reminded me of this scene: Employers are Jennifer Anniston, and Justice Breyer is Mike Judge. I’ll be back with some real…
Rank this Week: 1354

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
  • Feb 11

    What is a Stipulation Status Conference? MN Workers' Compensation Proceeding

    What is a Stipulation Status Conference? MN Workers' Compensation Proceeding
    My workers’ compensation case settled. I received Notice of a Stipulation Status Conference from the Office of Administrative Hearings. What is this? A Stipulation Status Conference is an informal conference scheduled by the…
Rank this Week: 1338

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Still Waiting for Those New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation

    Still Waiting for Those New Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation
    This post was contributed by Adam R. Long, a Member in the McNees Labor and Employment Group. You may recall that over a year ago, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to “modernize and streamline” the existing Fair…
  • Mar 22

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules, which is apparently designed to offer guidance to employers regarding workplace rules. We can…
  • Mar 22

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie

    NLRB GC Release Report Offering Employers Guidance on Handbook Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules, which is apparently designed to offer guidance to employers regarding workplace rules. We can…
Rank this Week: 1504

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1529

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

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/
  • Mar 5

    TLC Article 78 case

    TLC Article 78 case
    Petitioner taxicab driver was found to have overcharged passengers on three occasions. Nonetheless he was only adjudicated once as having done so. The Appellate Division, first Department found that the driver had failed to exhaust his…
  • Dec 6

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
  • Sep 19

    County failed to Comply with Supreme Court order-Contemp threathened for continuing refusal

    County failed to Comply with Supreme Court order-Contemp threathened for continuing refusal
     What happens when a County fails to follow the order of a Supreme Court Judge? In Fulton County the president of the local PBA filed an Article 78 to compel an exam for the civil service title of Investigator.  When the position of…
Rank this Week: 1503

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: 1550

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/
  • Mar 30

    Hoyle v. DTJ Enters., Inc. - Intentional Torts and Employer

    Hoyle v. DTJ Enters., Inc. - Intentional Torts and Employer
    The intent of workers' compensation law is to ensure costs resulting from industrial accidents and conditions are borne largely by industry. By ensuring workers receive definite and speedy payments for medical expenses and lost wages incurred…
  • Mar 20

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block

    Reports: Workers' Compensation Protections on Chopping Block
    Two reports. One by NPR and ProPublica. The other by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Released at the same time. Both on the issue of cuts to workers' compensation nationwide. Same conclusions: Workers are quickly losing…
  • Mar 10

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied

    Nealy v. Santa Monica - Workers' Comp Request Granted While Discrimination Claim Denied
    In Georgia, companies cannot legally terminate an injured worker as retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. However, there is no law preventing an employer from terminating an injured worker who is receiving workers'…
Rank this Week: 1670

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/
  • Mar 30

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert

    McCrory’s Fraud Statistics Questioned by Expert
    Governor Pat McCrory According to N.C. Governor Pat McCrory, workers’ compensation claims cause the state to spend about $150 million per year. He claims that research by CorVel, the state’s administrator for state employee…
  • Mar 26

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande

    Being Mortal, a book about end-of-life medical care, by Atul Gawande
    All of us need to talk honestly about matters that concern us. Talking honestly about end-of-life choices is essential, and Atul Gawande (a surgeon in Boston) makes that clear in his book Being Mortal. Are the desperate surgical procedures…
  • Mar 23

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?

    Insult to Injury: Is Income Inequality Tied to Worker Safety?
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Guadalupe González doesn’t know if she’s going to be able to make it much longer. The East Boston resident used to hold a full time position…
Rank this Week: 1744

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1638

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

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

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?

    Can I File Bankruptcy If I have a Trust Fund?
    When it comes to bankruptcy, it’s important to know the limitations of a bankruptcy. One area we occasionally have people ask about is whether they can file bankruptcy or not if they have a trust. To answer this question, yes; generally…
  • Mar 17

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is a Form 25T in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary workers’ compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called a Form 25T.…
  • Mar 10

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained

    Authorized User v. Co-Signer: The Differences Explained
    Great question! This can be answered easily using a couple of scenarios. Let’s use the example of Tom and Jane. Tom goes to Old Navy and opens up a credit card. When he fills out the application, he uses only his name and credit history…
Rank this Week: 1786

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/
  • Mar 18

    2015 Cost of Nevada PPD Exam

    2015 Cost of Nevada PPD Exam
    Effective 2/1/15 through 1/31/16, the cost of a permanent partial disability evaluation on a Nevada workers’ compensation claim is $754.62.  That is for two body parts.  The cervical spine is considered one body part, the…
  • Mar 9

    Choose Your Doctor Legislation: Need Testimony and Letter

    Choose Your Doctor Legislation: Need Testimony and Letter
    Nevada injured workers can do something about the current law that limits their choice of treating doctors to those on their industrial insurers’ provider lists.  The Nevada Chiropractic Association has sponsored a bill, AB 187,…
  • Mar 9

    Peripheral Nerve Physician in Las Vegas: Tim Tollestrup

    Peripheral Nerve Physician in Las Vegas: Tim Tollestrup
    There was a lengthy article in the Las Vegas Review Journal today about the only peripheral nerve surgeon in Las Vegas, Nevada-  Tim Tollestrup, M.D.  I wrote about meeting him previously in a post in October 2012.  Since then,…
Rank this Week: 1669

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: 1796

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, general liability, nursing homes and workers compensation. By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.southcarolinainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home
    Your lawyers in Charleston at Howell and Christmas, LLC recently read a Post and Courier article concerning of a horrifying incident of nursing home abuse at a Mt. Pleasant facility. The alleged assailant is a 44-year-old North Charleston man…
  • Dec 25

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie
    Similar to the last blog entry posted by your Charleston personal injury attorneys, today's post also concerns the Dallas Cowboys. But unlike the last entry, today's post focuses not on the Cowboys players, but on a 88,000-square-foot…
  • Dec 18

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy
    As BIG football fans, your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas, LLC have posted numerous articles concerning America's most watched sport. Until now, however, posts have dealt primarily with player safety on the field;…
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Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 30

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise

    Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Comp Brief and comes from www.theatlantic.com And rates are particularly high among people working in law enforcement, farming, and auto repair, a new study found. www.GlynLowe.com/Flickr/The Atlantic…
  • Mar 26

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer

    Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employer
    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 – 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Business and insurance interests are…
  • Mar 23

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work

    How much is your arm worth? Depends on where you work
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com Nearly every state has what’s known as a "schedule of benefits" that divides up the body like an Angus beef chart. At the time of their…
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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/
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Construction Worker Accident

    Construction Worker Accident
    Construction work is one of the most physically demanding jobs there is. These men and women have literally built our homes, cities and country from the ground up. Unfortunately this is also one of the most dangerous jobs there is. According…
  • Mar 17

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation

    Pittsburgh Steelers Paying Okobi Workers’ Compensation
    A PA workers’ compensation panel ruled this week that the Pittsburgh Steelers must pay Chukky Okobi $779 per week in workers’ compensation benefits for injuries that prevent him from playing in the NFL, and $22,000 in other…
  • Mar 3

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job

    Vehicle Accidents on the Job
    Did you know that if your work requires you to drive, or if you are driving for any reason to benefit your employer and you are injured in a car accident you can file a workers’ compensation claim? Most people assume they would just use…
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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/
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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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 5

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey
    The winter weather in New Jersey opens up the prospect of sledding, skiing, building snow forts, and other exciting adventures for the whole family. Yet a day of fun – or even a day at work – can turn into a tragedy in an instant…
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Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

Covers trends and developments in workers’ compensation law, in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. By Domer Law.

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
Rank this Week: 1903

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
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Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury

    Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care - Workers' Comp Benefits in Spite of Underlying Injury
    A man who suffered an injury at work caused by an underlying knee condition unrelated to his job will receive workers' compensation, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled. In Bike v. Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc., the worker was…
  • Mar 26

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending

    Report: Fast-Food Workers Suffer Many Burns, OSHA Complaints Pending
    If you work in the fast-food industry, chances are, you have suffered a burn. Most likely, you endured more than one. That's according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Council for Occupational Safety, which indicated…
  • Mar 24

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed

    Atiapo v. Goree Logistics - Penalty for Uninsured Trucking Contractor Affirmed
    Almost all companies with more than a few employees in North Carolina must carry workers' compensation insurance. The goal is to ensure that workers injured on-the-job have easy access to necessary medical care, and are adequately supported…
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Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
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Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Mar 4

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
  • Sep 15

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off
    You might think that if your employer is paying weekly benefits and has paid for medical care, you are not likely to have any significant disputes in your work injury case. As the case I am about to discuss shows, […] The post How…
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California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

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

    We’ve Moved!

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

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

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

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

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

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Downfall to Specialization?

    Downfall to Specialization?
    It can’t happen to me, right? When I hear people talk about a workplace injury, I am relieved that I
  • Sep 3

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!
    Really? Can they do that?  That seems so unfair?!  While not at all unheard of in the trial setting, thi
  • Aug 30

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?
    The paperwork following an accident can create more pain and suffering than the actual auto accident itself.  This is all
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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: 2076

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
  • Mar 30

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

    A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice
    Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term…
  • Mar 27

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

    What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability
    As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in…
  • Mar 23

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

    Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law
    Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries.…
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Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Jay High School Girls’ Basketball Coach Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Player

    Jay High School Girls’ Basketball Coach Accused of Inappropriate Relationship with Player
    Amid accusations of an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old girls’ basketball player, a Jay High School teacher and coach tendered his resignation from the school district on Friday. That same day, he was arrested and…
  • Mar 26

    Infographic: The Bill Cosby Scandal

    Infographic: The Bill Cosby Scandal
    In recent weeks, all has been quiet on the Bill Cosby front. Since Chloe Goins became the first accuser whose allegations against the actor may fall within the statute of limitations for prosecuting Cosby, not much has happened. Now, actress…
  • Mar 23

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal

    Oklahoma Sex Offender Registry Removal
    Perhaps the harshest penalty associated with conviction of a sex crime is the sex offender registration that follows. Once a person has served any prison time, if sentenced to such, he or she must register as a sex offender for a period of…
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