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New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

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

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

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

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 210

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 20

    Piece Workers’ Comp Into the Enterprise Risk Puzzle

    Piece Workers’ Comp Into the Enterprise Risk Puzzle
    The term risk takes on a new meaning to forward thinking organizations. As noted by a leading Enterprise Risk Management software provider, Logic Manager, it is a Risk Based Approach to Business.   Risk is the overarching theme across…
  • Jan 18

    CMS MSA Review Expansion to Liability Planned for 2018

    CMS MSA Review Expansion to Liability Planned for 2018
    We are not even a week into 2017, but already have news to share regarding Medicare’s planned expansion of its Workers’ Compensation MSA review process to liability in 2018. In its recently released Request for Proposal for the…
  • Jan 17

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud

    10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud
    More and more cases are being publicized for successful prosecution of workers compensation fraud.  The more prominent cases are usually publicized due to their large monetary values.  However, fraud can occur at any level with it…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Dec 13

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund
    If you were in the 9/11 "crash site area" in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be…
  • Sep 11

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001
    We continue to fight every day for health care and compensation for 9/11 responders and survivors. Thankfully, the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act was passed last year which guarantees health care and compensation for years to come,…
  • Aug 2

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim
    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last…
Rank this Week: 278

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 19

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

    Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    If your loved one needs to enter a nursing home or assisted living facility you will need to do your homework.  Make sure the facility has an excellent reputation.  On your visit, make sure the grounds and rooms are comfortable, and…
  • Jan 18

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?

    Can My Hearing Be Expedited?
    When you apply for social security disability benefits, more than likely you will need to attend a hearing before an administrative law judge. While having an in person meeting is generally beneficial for determining whether you are disabled,…
  • Jan 11

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?

    Why Can’t I Receive Disability Benefits?
    The Social Security Disability program is a federally run insurance program. This program requires individuals who work to pay taxes upon their earned income, part of which goes towards disability insurance. This is a mandatory insurance…
Rank this Week: 440

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: 389

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: 431

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Illinois man alleges Wal-Mart pharmacist filled wrong prescription

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

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

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

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the rise of fatal highway car accidents.
Rank this Week: 738

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?
    It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of…
  • Jan 19

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is…
  • Jan 18

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer
    Hit-and-run car accidents in Chicago are more common than you probably think. In fact, the number of hit-and-run accidents is on the rise across the country, leading to new legislation in some states. Sadly, most hit and run crashes involve…
Rank this Week: 922

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    OSHA declares Bellingham worker’s death preventable

    OSHA declares Bellingham worker’s death preventable
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has declared the death of a worker at a Bellingham Massachusetts used auto parts business as preventable, and the result of a lack of proper safety…
  • Jan 12

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

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

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident
    A contract packaging company based out of Dudley, MA is facing hefty fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after their negligence and subsequent actions seriously endangered one…
Rank this Week: 984

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 796

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: 864

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: 790

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: 1009

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jan 20

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law
    Danaya C. Wright, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the Inheritance Penalties Facing Children in Nontraditional Families, 25 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2015).Camille DavidsonIn her article, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the…
  • Jan 19

    ‘Benchmarking’ Ethical Identity of Law Students and How it is (or is not) Impacted by Law School

    ‘Benchmarking’ Ethical Identity of Law Students and How it is (or is not) Impacted by Law School
    Richard Moorhead, Catrina Denvir, Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan, Maryam Kouchaki and Stephen Gloob, The Ethical Identity of Law Students, International Journal of the Legal Profession, (2016).Francesca BartlettMuch has been written about…
  • Jan 18

    Business Lobbying Goes Global

    Business Lobbying Goes Global
    Melissa J. Durkee, Astroturf Activism, 69 Stanford L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Verity WinshipCitizens for Sensible Control of Acid Rain. Consumers for World Trade. The American Forest and Paper Association. The Turkish…
Rank this Week: 1176

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Bath Safety for Kid

    Bath Safety for Kid
    A toddler’s bath time should be a fun time for bonding and for helping children learn the basics of taking care of themselves. However, bathing can also pose a danger for children. Experts agree that children can drown in just a few…
  • Jan 17

    Power Outage Safety Tip

    Power Outage Safety Tip
    In Homestead and in other communities, power outages happen for any number of reasons. Technical problems, overuse, and even bad storms can knock out the power for minutes or hours. Do you know what to do to stay safe when the power goes out?…
  • Jan 12

    Keeping Your Pool Safe is One of the Most Important Things to Do for Your Child’s Safety

    Keeping Your Pool Safe is One of the Most Important Things to Do for Your Child’s Safety
    Pools are a major safety concern for parents. In fact, according to economist Steven D. Levitt, swimming pools are about 100 times more likely than a handgun to result in child fatalities. It is time to start treating swimming pools with due…
Rank this Week: 1338

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jan 19

    NYTimes: 2 Years, 31 Dead Construction Workers. New York Can Do Better.

    NYTimes: 2 Years, 31 Dead Construction Workers. New York Can Do Better.
    On Dec. 23, on the Upper East Side of New York City, yet another construction worker died. His name has not yet been released, but he was the 31st to die on the job in the city in the past two years. He was working on a nonunion work site, as…
  • Jan 16

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

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

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

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of…
Rank this Week: 1289

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jan 18

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey
    Since evidence surfaced linking the use of talcum powder products to the development of ovarian cancer, hundreds of women have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers of talc based products. In December of 2015,…
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

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

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
Rank this Week: 1383

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    OSHA cites a Plymouth Meeting Contractor

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

    OSHA cites The Children’s Home of Reading

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

    OSHA cites Universal Health Services of Doylestown

    OSHA cites Universal Health Services of Doylestown
    Universal Health Services of Doylestown has been cited for four serious violations in relation to workplace violence. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected the facility and found them…
Rank this Week: 1150

Workers Compensation Blog

Workers Compensation Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers compensation law. By Norfleet and Lafferty, LLC.

http://www.workers-compensation-blog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form
    This video blog explains the Workers Compensation Denial Form an injured worker may receive if the employer or insurer is denying their claim. Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on…
  • Jun 30

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania
    This video blog explains three steps injured workers should take if they are hurt on the job.   Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on workers’ compensation cases. It is…
  • Jun 23

    Hip Replacement Testimonial

    Hip Replacement Testimonial
    Attorney Francis J. Lafferty, IV, discusses the case of a young mother that needed hip replacement surgery.
Rank this Week: 1166

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Injury Risks for Sanitation Workers – St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer

    Injury Risks for Sanitation Workers – St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer
    Refuse and recyclable material collectors have one of the highest rates of workplace injuries. Sanitation work is dirty and dangerous by nature. There are certain occupational hazards that cannot be avoided, which include exposure to…
  • Jan 19

    Symptoms of Internal Bleeding – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Symptoms of Internal Bleeding – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    One of the most serious consequences of a workplace injury is internal bleeding. Workplace accidents can occur in a matter of seconds, and leave the worker badly injured and even permanently incapacitated. There are many types of accidents…
  • Jan 18

    Workers Compensation for Electrical Injuries and Fatalitie

    Workers Compensation for Electrical Injuries and Fatalitie
    There are a variety of potential injuries that electricians face on a daily basis. While many injuries are minor and require nothing more than first aid, others are severe and can lead to permanent impairment. In this post, St. Louis workers…
Rank this Week: 2063

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Montana Settles with Libby Mine Claimant

    Montana Settles with Libby Mine Claimant
    The Libby Mine in Montana used to process a mineral called vermiculite, which is used for insulation and gardening among other purposes. But the mineral veins are naturally mixed with... Read more » The post Montana Settles with Libby…
  • Jan 18

    Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack

    Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack
    Today we have news of a tragic dog attack story in southwest Atlanta. Three children were attacked by loose pit bull dogs on the way to school. A young girl... Read more » The post Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack…
  • Jan 17

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County
    When a fatal accident occurs, the state is going to want answers and seek justice. So will the families of the ones who were killed or injured. The result of... Read more » The post Fatal Accident in Cobb County appeared first on John…
Rank this Week: 1822

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jan 19

    With Beautiful Snow Comes Dangerous Condition

    With Beautiful Snow Comes Dangerous Condition
    The New York metropolitan area recently got its first significant snow of the season and while it is not unusual to see snow in January, it is significant as it was part of a system that impacted much of the country. Winter Storm Helena…
  • Jan 10

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

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

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

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of changes in the last decade, all in the name of reform. These reforms were encouraging at first as they increased the…
Rank this Week: 2109

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jan 19

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

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of…
  • Jan 16

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

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

    Tell Your Boeing Story!

    Tell Your Boeing Story!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. One Company, Many Stories Be a part of the Boeing centennial celebration and ensure your story is captured for posterity — through your own words.  Share…
Rank this Week: 2108

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
  • Jan 18

    What Color To Wear To Court

    What Color To Wear To Court
    While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?
    For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are…
Rank this Week: 2019

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2113

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

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

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

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

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS

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

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

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Cara Kuzmiski| Law Clerk Massachusetts has been progressively taking a more liberal view on the use and regulation of marijuana within the state over the past eight years. In the 2008 election, Question 2 was approved which decriminalized…
Rank this Week: 2353

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

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

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

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

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature

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

    10 Safety Tips For Safe Driving At Night

    10 Safety Tips For Safe Driving At Night
    With shorter days on the horizon, you can never be too careful while driving at night — especially during rainy days or winter travel. As the sun goes down and visibility reduces, it’s important to use precautions…
Rank this Week: 1588

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2153

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1738

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/
  • Dec 23

    Hybrid, Electric Vehicles to Come with Sound Requirement by 2019

    Hybrid, Electric Vehicles to Come with Sound Requirement by 2019
    By September 2019, all new hybrid and electric vehicles in the United States must come with a sound-emitting device that will help reduce the risk of pedestrian accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new rule…
  • Dec 23

    Hybrid, Electric Vehicles to Come with Sound Requirement by 2019

    Hybrid, Electric Vehicles to Come with Sound Requirement by 2019
    By September 2019, all new hybrid and electric vehicles in the United States must come with a sound-emitting device that will help reduce the risk of pedestrian accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new rule…
  • Dec 12

    Eating While Driving Significantly Increases Accident Risk

    Eating While Driving Significantly Increases Accident Risk
    One of the most distracting activities behind the wheel does not involve any kind of electronic device. The simple act of eating or snacking while driving can significantly increase your risks of being involved in a motor vehicle collision.…
Rank this Week: 2355

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    Privilege against self incrimination not violated at NYS CSL sect 75 hearing

    Privilege against self incrimination not violated at NYS CSL sect 75 hearing
    After charges were filed and a hearing held before a hearing officer Petitioner filed an Article 78 suit claiming his privilege against self incrimination had been violated. The Appellate Division, Second Department wrote: “The…
  • Dec 14

    Plaintiff Failed to Comply with County Law 52 – Case Dismissed

    Plaintiff Failed to Comply with County Law 52 – Case Dismissed
    Plaintiff claimed improper termination from respondent County and alleged protection under civil service law section 75 – be the public sector whistleblower law.   Plaintiff failed to file a notice of claim as required by County…
  • Dec 7

    NYC provisionals get “Qualified Incumbents Exam”

    NYC provisionals get “Qualified Incumbents Exam”
    Governor Cuomo signed a bill to allow provisional City workers a one time opportunity to take a “Qualified Incumbents Exam” and become permanent in their title.  This exam would be given as long as there were no upcoming open…
Rank this Week: 1654

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2065

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

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

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

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

    Uncompensated Californian

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

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 2232

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

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

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 1970

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
  • Jul 7

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?
    As soon as I sat down to write this, I realized that I should have called the post “How to Get Out of Jury Duty” and gotten a lot more hits. Oh well – the current title will find the … Continue reading →
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
Rank this Week: 1514

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

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

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

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

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

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 1579

SC Disability Law

SC Disability Law

Discusses personal injury, workers compensation and Social Security disability issues. By Rita Metts.

http://scdisabilitylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation
    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensationThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal…
  • Apr 14

    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The Base

    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The Base
    Covering the Bases: Social Security Disability, Medicare and returning to work - CapitalGazette.com: Covering The BasesThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication…
  • Apr 14

    Apply wisely for disability benefit

    Apply wisely for disability benefit
    Apply wisely for disability benefitsThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal advice…
Rank this Week: 1756

The Defense Base Act Blog

The Defense Base Act Blog

Covers news and resources for U.S. contractors injured in Iraq, Afghanistan, and around the world. By Herbert Chestnut & Associates.

http://defensebaseactblog.com
  • Apr 11

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system
    Buried deep within the Department of Labor’s 2014 Budget request lies the first information publicly available on the proposed “reforms” to the Defense Base Act. The document indicates that the DOL has requested $2 million…
  • Apr 11

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system

    Department of Labor preparing for Defense Base Act to be replaced by new system
    Buried deep within the Department of Labor’s 2014 Budget request lies the first information publicly available on the proposed “reforms” to the Defense Base Act. The document indicates that the DOL has requested $2 million…
  • Apr 19

    The Attorney Escrow Accounts and the Prohibition of Commingling Client Fund

    The Attorney Escrow Accounts and the Prohibition of Commingling Client Fund
       Recently, an Illinois attorney who represents a number of DBA clients was arrested on charges of “ … unlawful financial exploitation of an elderly person for allegedly obtaining a check written payable to the 81-year-old…
Rank this Week: 1765

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Information

By Calhoun & Associates.

http://www.workercompensationsettlements.com/faqs/
  • Jun 8

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?
      Although there is no Pennsylvania law that requires an injured worker to hire an attorney to represent them in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company will in all likelihood have an attorney representing them.…
  • Jun 6

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?
      If you have suffered a work-related injury or have become ill because of exposure to hazardous material on the job, you may be potentially entitled to medical and compensation benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast…
  • May 31

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 2311

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    The Trump Card: What’s In Store for the Workplace in 2017 and Beyond?

    The Trump Card: What’s In Store for the Workplace in 2017 and Beyond?
    On November 3, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board issued a Decision and Order in Trump Ruffin Commercial, LLC, finding that the Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas unlawfully refused to bargain with UNITE HERE International Union after…
  • Jan 20

    Remember to Switch to New Version of I-9

    Remember to Switch to New Version of I-9
    Just over thirty years ago, Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act (“the Act”). It requires that employers verify the identity and work authorization of the people they hire. It also mandates that such verification…
  • Jan 4

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

    Coming Soon to Philadelphia: No More Questioning Applicants’ Wage History
    The Philadelphia City Council recently passed Bill No. 160840, a wage equity ordinance (the “Ordinance”), that will amend Philadelphia’s Fair Practices Ordinance to prohibit employers or employment agencies from inquiring…
Rank this Week: 4574

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Myles v. LMS, Inc. – Workers’ Compensation and Incarceration

    Myles v. LMS, Inc. – Workers’ Compensation and Incarceration
    Here in North Carolina, workers cannot receive workers’ compensation benefits while incarcerated, a law that was established in 1992 by the North Carolina Court of Appeals case of Parker v. Union Camp Corp. The question in that case was…
  • Jan 18

    Reece v. Sodexo, Inc. – N.C. Appeals Court Affirms Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Reece v. Sodexo, Inc. – N.C. Appeals Court Affirms Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    A nursing home food worker suffered an injury in a slip-and-fall accident at work. Although she was initially granted workers’ compensation benefits for medical treatment and time off work, she was later able to return to work…
  • Jan 16

    OSHA’s New Final Rule Aims to Slash Worker Beryllium Exposure

    OSHA’s New Final Rule Aims to Slash Worker Beryllium Exposure
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is implementing a final rule aimed at stopping workers from falling ill as a result of exposure to beryllium and its compounds. Beryllium is a steel gray and hard metal with a reasonably…
Rank this Week: 4664

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 4572

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jan 20

    9 “fun” facts about workplace harassment, from the EEOC

    9 “fun” facts about workplace harassment, from the EEOC
    Last week, I shared with you what I didn’t like about the proposed Enforcement Guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on workplace harassment. Well, this is warm-and-fuzzy week. Moving on to the parts of the…
  • Jan 20

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Attention, New York employers! The Empire State (and the Big Apple) have enacted a number of employment-related laws — including minimum wage, family leave, freelance worker protections, and bathroom designations — that have…
  • Jan 19

    President Obama’s labor and employment legacy

    President Obama’s labor and employment legacy
    NOTE FROM ROBIN: A portion of Jill’s remarks below appeared Tuesday morning in Law360 (paid subscription required). Notwithstanding what might happen over the next four (or eight) years, there is no question that President Barak Obama…
Rank this Week: 3574

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?
    It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of…
  • Jan 19

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is…
  • Jan 18

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer
    Hit-and-run car accidents in Chicago are more common than you probably think. In fact, the number of hit-and-run accidents is on the rise across the country, leading to new legislation in some states. Sadly, most hit and run crashes involve…
Rank this Week: 2820

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    The “Frivolous Lawsuit” Myth

    The “Frivolous Lawsuit” Myth
    Public debate has raged for years about when lawsuits go too far, and the terms “frivolous lawsuit” and “tort reform” come up nearly every legislative session in Oklahoma. But what are frivolous lawsuits? A frivolous…
  • Jan 12

    FAQ: Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Fee

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

    How Much Is My Work Injury Worth?

    How Much Is My Work Injury Worth?
    When you’re hurt at work, medical bills can pile up quickly. Some injuries require time off of work, and your income can take a hit. Injuries can put a huge amount of pressure on families, especially when their income disappears.…
Rank this Week: 2630