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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: 220

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/
  • Aug 19

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona

    Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Centralized in Arizona
    As early as 2010, reports of dangerous fractures and migrations in inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were being made public. The FDA issued a safety warning regarding these devices, stating it had received nearly 1,000 adverse event reports…
  • Aug 11

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection

    Hip and Knee Replacement Device Causing Deadly Infection
    Five years ago, the inventor of a popular surgical device requested that hospitals stop using his device because he believed it posed a danger to patients. The device, a heated blanket that keeps patients warm during implant surgeries, is now…
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
Rank this Week: 320

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/
  • Aug 28

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder

    Settling FLSA Cases Just Got a Little Harder
    Most cases, when they settle, contain a provision that the plaintiff's complaint will be dismissed "with prejudice."  "With prejudice" is legal shorthand for saying that those claims can never be raised again. Once they're gone, they're…
  • Aug 24

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation

    The Aguas Opinion Gets Its First Appellate Interpretation
    Back in February we wrote about the NJ Supreme Court's decision in the Aguas case, which adopted the federal standard in hostile environment sexual harassment cases.  As we noted then, Aguas cut back on employee rights by…
  • Aug 19

    Today Is National Aviation Day

    Today Is National Aviation Day
    As a pilot and aviation advocate, this is something that I should have known but didn't until I ran across this article on CNN.com.   No country has a richer aviation history than the United States, and nowhere else does aviation make…
Rank this Week: 348

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 353

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 3

    British Firm Fined, Worker Suffers Life-Changing Injurie

    British Firm Fined, Worker Suffers Life-Changing Injurie
    A British logistics firm was recently fined more than $117,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a fall from a roof.   Andrew Bannister, who had worked for PK & IF Cobley Limited for 15 years, was worried about being…
  • Sep 2

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation
    The objective of the medical providers in every workers’ compensation claim is to assist the injured employee to recover completely or to the greatest degree of recovery that is possible.  Unfortunately, there are injuries where…
  • Sep 2

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy
    The proper selection of defense attorneys is one of the most important things a self-insured employer can do to control cost of the larger workers’ compensation claims.  It is also one of the most over-looked ways to control claim…
Rank this Week: 462

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: 506

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Joint Employment: Workers' Compensation's New Frontier In The New Shared Economy

    Joint Employment: Workers' Compensation's New Frontier In The New Shared Economy
    Last week the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision that may have far reaching impact on how "joint employment" is interpreted in workers' compensation cases. Under the doctrine of "joint employment" an employee may be…
  • Aug 26

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case

    Federal Court Civil Action Stayed Pending Criminal Case
    A civil action instituted by LM Insurance Corporation was stayed against a defendant employer pending a Federal criminal action. The application to stay the Federal civil action was made by the employer to the court following the issuance of…
  • Aug 17

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize

    NLRB Rejects Northwestern University Football Payers' Bid to Unionize
    Ryan Field, Northwestern's 49,000 seat football stadium. ‪ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The NLRB has rejected a bid by the football players at Northwestern University to unionize. The decision, ironically, did not decide whether or not…
Rank this Week: 624

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 613

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: 815

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/
  • Sep 3

    Cree Lawfulness and Unlawfulne

    Cree Lawfulness and Unlawfulne
    Tracey Lindberg, Birdie (2015).Val NapoleonI have thought about Tracey Lindberg’s novel, Birdie every day since I read it.1 The novel is an irreverent, evocative, funny, and hard-hitting book that causes me to think and ask questions…
  • Sep 2

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price
    Erin C. Fuse Brown, Resurrecting Healthcare Rate Regulation, 67 Hastings L. J. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Jessica Lind MantelWith health spending in the U.S. outpacing both general inflation and spending by other developed…
  • Sep 1

    How Families Gain Recognition

    How Families Gain Recognition
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Robert E. Scott, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2015).Douglas NeJaimeFamily law scholarship features a significant amount of normative…
Rank this Week: 829

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: 922

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: 900

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Sep 3

    Labor Day Gives Chance for Celebration, Reflection

    Labor Day Gives Chance for Celebration, Reflection
    This blog post is from guest author Kit Case, of Causey Law Firm in Seattle. Although the U.S. Department of Labor’s centennial was in 2013, many of the messages in the post below ring loud and true today. I think the Labor Day holiday…
  • Aug 31

    Widow Wins Workers’ Compensation for Husband Who Was Worked to Death

    Widow Wins Workers’ Compensation for Husband Who Was Worked to Death
    Untold numbers of workers die from heart attack and stroke due to repetitive trauma. A Pennsylvania court awarded workers’ compensation to the widow of a man who “was literally worked to death,” according to the article at…
  • Aug 27

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident

    Safety Fines Used to Track States’ Workplace Incident
    The U.S. Department of Labor Blog recently released a resource that encourages the continued discussion of workers’ compensation and safety in the workplace. This blog post from the Labor Department features a safety-fine map that…
Rank this Week: 993

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1163

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/
  • Aug 28

    The on-air shootings at WDBJ-TV: When bad things happen to good employee

    The on-air shootings at WDBJ-TV: When bad things happen to good employee
    What could WDBJ7-TV have done to prevent Wednesday morning’s tragic on-air murders? Unfortunately, probably not a thing. I’m a second-guesser, and I have spent much of the last 48 hours racking my brain about what the CBS…
  • Aug 24

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack

    4 thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack
    Four quick thoughts on the Ashley Madison hack: 1. Should you post anything on the internet that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page of the New York Times? “No” used to be standard advice, but that…
  • Aug 24

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider

    How to succeed with your health insurance provider
    I loved this article from today’s Detroit Free Press – “10 secrets every health insurance company knows” (not that anyone asked, but in my opinion a more accurate title would be “10 tips for getting…
Rank this Week: 1210

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/
  • Aug 27

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House
    As reported by The Trentonian.com, an employee at private halfway house Albert “Bo” Robinson Assessment and Treatment Center, better known simply as Bo Robinson, is again being accused of having inappropriate sexual relations…
  • Aug 21

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit
    In accordance with an article published on NJ.Com this past week, New Jersey’s low-end credit rating could fall again if the state Supreme Court rules that retired public workers are entitled to yearly increases (COLA) in their…
  • Aug 12

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze
    As reported by NJ.com, the State’s largest state workers union and three others have joined the lawsuit filed by our office against the Christie administration over its decision to freeze wages for state employees.   …
Rank this Week: 1197

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/
  • Aug 24

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate
    We continue to assist candidates that have been disqualified from the NYPD.  for over 12 years we have assisted candidates that received letters for NYPD psych disqualification, NYPD character or background disqualification or NYPD…
  • Aug 20

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?
    This is the question that was posed in the case of petitioner versus Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority “MABSTOA” The Appellate Division First Department decided that it was violative of public policy to allow…
  • Aug 4

    NYPD Disqualification appeal

    NYPD Disqualification appeal
    … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1376

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded For Texting And Driving?

    Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded For Texting And Driving?
    Last year Florida passed a law banning texting while driving (F.S. 316.305).  The Legislature stated that the intent of the statute was to:Improve roadway safety for all vehicle operators, passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other…
  • Aug 31

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?

    Has your Child’s Bicycle Been Recalled Over A Safety Hazard?
    When you hear the word “recall” you usually think of an unsafe car or bad food. However, any item can be recalled due to some sort of safety hazard. This includes things like clothes, toys and even decorative items.  The…
  • Aug 27

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!

    Six Tips To Remember When Preparing For A Hurricane!
    Hurricane season is here and the peak of the season is right around the corner. Are you prepared if a hurricane hits your area? There are many things that can help you stay safe when a hurricane comes along but here are six tips to remember…
Rank this Week: 1531

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: 1470

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/
  • Aug 11

    Texas Worker Buried Alive

    Texas Worker Buried Alive
    Every day, many blue collar workers wake up early in the morning to provide for themselves and their families. Many of these men and women work long hours to earn a living. People who are working hard during the week have a right to be safe…
  • May 28

    Chemical Exposure At Work

    Chemical Exposure At Work
    A huge part of people’s lives is spent at work. So there is a good chance of being injured at work. To prevent injury, one should follow company policies and OSHA safety standards. They should also wear proper safety gear when required…
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
Rank this Week: 1535

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/
  • Jun 15

    According to Study, Sleep Helps Brain Injury Patients Form and Keep Memorie

    According to Study, Sleep Helps Brain Injury Patients Form and Keep Memorie
    A study published recently in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience found that although traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can disrupt sleep, patients who can sleep after a TBI receive the same memory-consolidating benefits of sleep as…
  • May 11

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?

    How Serious Are Whiplash Injuries After a Car Wreck?
    “Whiplash” is the name given to head and neck injuries caused by a sudden, violent movement of the head. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that as many as three million whiplash injuries occur every year in…
  • Apr 13

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number

    Traumatic Brain Injury by the Number
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults under age 44, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sports injuries top the list of TBI causes. …
Rank this Week: 1499

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Sep 3

    Does the Workers’ Compensation Court have Exclusive Jurisdiction to Decide Issues of Employment?

    Does the Workers’ Compensation Court have Exclusive Jurisdiction to Decide Issues of Employment?
    On June 11, 2015, the Supreme Court of New Jersey reversed the Appellate Division’s decision in the Estate of Myroslava Kotsovska v. Saul Liebman case and held that the trial court was correct in awarding wrongful death benefits to the…
  • Aug 31

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable (Part 2): Major Deviation from Work

    Horseplay during a Lull in the Workday Found Compensable (Part 2): Major Deviation from Work
    The New Jersey courts, like the court in South Dakota, tend to focus on whether horseplay constitutes a major deviation from work when assessing compensability of injuries. In Trotter v. City of Monmouth, 144 N.J. Super. 430 (App. Div.),…
  • Aug 25

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary

    Pedestrian Pitfalls and Other Dangers for the Unwary
    Fast food restaurants are an American staple. Drive down any major highway in the US and you’re bound to see a sign or advertisement for some fast food chain’s restaurant. Although these restaurants can provide tasty meals at an…
Rank this Week: 1899

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/
  • Aug 30

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?
    If an employer fires you or threatens to fire you for reporting a work injury they are in violation of Minnesota Statute 176.82; "Any person discharging or threatening to discharge an employee for seeking workers' compensation benefits…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?
    Today an employee of Berwald Roofing died when he fell to his death and another worker was severely injured.  I'm very familiar with this employer and I am of the opinion that Berwald Roofing, like many Minnesota employers, does not…
  • Aug 8

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers is a peer review, research driven rating system of outstanding lawyers in a particular field of practice.  No more than 5% of all lawyers throughout the practice of Minnesota workers compensation are selected.  Super…
Rank this Week: 1872

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
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
Rank this Week: 1742

New York Workers' Compensation…

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Employers Must Have Workers’ Compensation in New York

    Employers Must Have Workers’ Compensation in New York
    New York has certain workers’ compensation requirements that employers must follow. These requirements are put into place to protect employees who are injured on the job. If you are hurt on the job, you need the help of a qualified and…
  • Jun 15

    Newsletter # 3

    Newsletter # 3
    Vaccine Court Vaccine court is the popular term which refers to the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which administers a no-fault system for litigating vaccine injury claims. These…
  • Jun 9

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud in New York

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud in New York
    When an individual files a workers’ compensation claims, he or she is required to disclose certain information in a truthful manner. While workers’ compensation is a real problem that government officials have to deal with, in…
Rank this Week: 1909

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1689

California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

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

    We’ve Moved!

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

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

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

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation
    The Appeals Board has issued a proposed en banc decision addressing whether the original panel QME or AME must be used to address subsequent dates of injury. In Ismael Navarro v. City of Montebello, the Appeals Board proposed holding the…
Rank this Week: 1854

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: 1885

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
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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/
  • Sep 3

    Workers’ Compensation:  The Man-made Quagmire (Part 2 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation:  The Man-made Quagmire (Part 2 of 3)
    Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. This is the second part of a three-part series in which I explain why workers should claim their rights under workers’ compensation laws. The…
  • Aug 31

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. A few weeks ago, I read about a crisis occurring in Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, a week-long heatwave killed more…
  • Aug 27

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were…
Rank this Week: 2435

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/
  • Sep 3

    Coordinated Medical

    Coordinated Medical
    One of my duties at the International Association of Industrial Boards and Commissions 101st Convention in Chicago yesterday was to participate in a fast paced Ignite! session.One of those short presentations caught my interest - Jeremy…
  • Sep 2

    Sharing

    Sharing
    You likely already know that a group of California Uber drivers has succeeded in having a class certified to bring suit on behalf of Uber drivers in the state for tips and expenses. While Uber has publicly stated that it intends to appeal…
  • Sep 1

    More Finger Looking

    More Finger Looking
    Yesterday I groused about the dog looking at the finger, rather than the moon... Today I head to Chicago to moderate a panel interview at the 101st Convention of the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions.My…
Rank this Week: 2160

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/
  • Sep 2

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident

    Roof and Scaffolding Accident
    Construction site accidents in Hollywood and South Florida cause many injuries, and one of the most common injuries on building sites include scaffolding and roof accidents. When workers are on roofs or scaffolding, they require extra…
  • Aug 28

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?

    Are You a Cruise Ship Worker Injured On The Job?
    Cruise ship workers and crew have a hard job. While they get to travel the world, they also have to put in demanding hours at work, offer exceptional customer service to cruise ship passengers, and complete their tasks – sometimes in…
  • Aug 26

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It

    Common Reasons for Wrong-Site Surgery – And What You Can Do to Prevent It
    Wrong site surgery happens when the wrong part or the wrong patient is operated upon. This can happen if a patient’s left lung is operated on, for example, when the patient went in for surgery on their right lung. In some cases, wrong…
Rank this Week: 2120

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Aug 17

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe

    We’re Having A Worldwide Heat Wave: How You Can Stay Safe
    A few weeks ago, I read about a crisis occurring in Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, a week-long heatwave killed more than 1,200 people and in India, the heat killed close to 2,200. Tens of thousands more were treated at area hospitals for…
  • Aug 13

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury

    A Day At The Amusement Park Can End In Catastrophic Injury
    While at a party recently, a friend of mine was checking Facebook and relayed to us in a near panicked voice about an amusement park rollercoaster that fell off its track and killed 13 people. The group he was addressing had very mixed…
  • Jul 27

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brian M. Wright, from Causey Law Firm. Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home…
Rank this Week: 2357

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?

    How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?
    The post How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • May 21

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment

    Steps for Requesting a Reduction in Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment
    So you’ve been making your monthly Chapter 13 payment and it hasn’t been easy. There isn’t a lot of wiggle room to begin with but some months have been better than others. Plus, you know you’re on track to save a lot…
  • May 3

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?

    Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post Do I Need An Attorney for My Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 2334

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/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 2163

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Covers news, cases, statutes, and trends in Georgia workers' compensation law. By Bader Law Firm.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompblog.com/
  • May 14

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured
     On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 a freight train collided with a MARTA bus after a safety mechanism at the railroad crossing malfunctioned. Authorities are investigating as to what caused this.  5 passengers were injured as well as the…
  • May 6

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia
    Unsafe scaffolding spotted by health and safety inspectors who were driving by a suburban Atlanta construction site led to $125,000 in proposed penalties against five contractors, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Apr 2

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure
     The Georgia Senate has passed a bill meant to tighten the exclusive-remedy portion of the state’s workers’ compensation law, sending the measure on a track to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk. The Senate passed House Bill 412…
Rank this Week: 1968

Illinois Workers Compensation…

Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and wrongful termination. By Donald W. Fohrman & Associates.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Work related rotator cuff tear

    Work related rotator cuff tear
    With the cut back in the labor force more and more workers are being forced to pick up the slack. This oftens times leads to injuries caused by over-use. One of the common injuries associated with over-use is the tear of the shoulder's…
  • Jun 22

    Illinois Labor Update

    Illinois Labor Update
    A jury recently found that having a anti-sexual harassment policy just isn't enough to guard against lawsuits. The EEOC suide the owner of a franchise restaurant on behalf of 2 young women who were sexually harassed by an older manager. …
  • Apr 18

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife
    The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that the funds in a Medicare set-aside (MSA) are part of a workers' compensation settlement thereby allowing an ex-wife to a portion of the MSA. The claimant was injured in a work accident in 2008. He…
Rank this Week: 2275

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: 2189

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Sep 3

    FedEx drivers get return trip to trial court in Missouri to determine employee statu

    FedEx drivers get return trip to trial court in Missouri to determine employee statu
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com A federal appeals court has ruled that a trial judge improperly ruled that Missouri FedEx drivers weren’t independent contractors and…
  • Aug 31

    Occupational Asthma, or Work-Related Asthma, and Workers’ Compensation

    Occupational Asthma, or Work-Related Asthma, and Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kristina Brown Thompson, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Occupational asthma (OA) is asthma that’s caused or worsened by breathing in chemical fumes, gases, dust or other substances on the job.…
  • Aug 27

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim

    Free Legal Assistance for Wildfire Victim
    Gerhard Letzing, Executive Director of the The Washington State Association for Justice, has put out a call for support for the firefighters and victims of the wildfires in Washington:   North Central Washington has been…
Rank this Week: 2781

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Sep 3

    1,00 Walmart, J.C. Penney, And The Children’s Place Employees Dead After Building Collapse

    1,00 Walmart, J.C. Penney, And The Children’s Place Employees Dead After Building Collapse
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. On April 24, 2013, an eight-story factory, known as The Rana Plaza, in Bangladesh came tumbling down killing 1,100 workers and leaving 2,500 injured.…
  • Aug 31

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp

    Roofing Company Owner Faces Felony Charge for Not Paying Workers’ Comp
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. A Mason County, WA roofing contractor faces a criminal charge for allegedly failing to provide workers’ compensation insurance for his employees while they were…
  • Aug 27

    WILG Turns 20! Worker’s Injury Law And Advocacy Group 20th Anniversary

    WILG Turns 20! Worker’s Injury Law And Advocacy Group 20th Anniversary
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I joined WILG in its 1995 inaugural year. At those early conferences, my colleagues around the nation were battling workers’ comp “deform,”…
Rank this Week: 2928

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2862

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: 2693

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Six Workers Injured When Bryant University Building Collapse

    Six Workers Injured When Bryant University Building Collapse
    A building collapse injured six people in Smithfield, Rhode Island early this morning. The building, which had been under construction at the time of the collapse, is property of Bryant University. The steel framework for the structure had…
  • Sep 1

    6 Workers Injured When Bryant University Building Collapse

    6 Workers Injured When Bryant University Building Collapse
    Six construction workers were injured early Tuesday morning when part of a building at Bryant University suddenly collapsed. The indoor practice facility, part of the university’s Smithfield, Rhode Island campus, was under construction.…
  • Aug 31

    Workers Fall At Minnesota Vikings Stadium; Construction Industry Trumps List for Most Dangerous Workplace

    Workers Fall At Minnesota Vikings Stadium; Construction Industry Trumps List for Most Dangerous Workplace
    Two workers were injured last week, one fatally, after falling at a construction site at the Minnesota Vikings stadium. The two workers, who were employees of St. Paul-based Berwald Roofing Co., were working alongside more than 1,200 others…
Rank this Week: 2558

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 2687

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents and How to Avoid Them
    When there is an accident involving a commercial truck and a standard passenger vehicle, more often than not it is the passenger vehicle and its occupants that sustain the brunt of the damage. Both truck drivers and passenger vehicle drivers…
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
Rank this Week: 2728