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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Aug 21

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Monday, September 4. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, and doing a lot of work under the hood. We have tentatively…
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
Rank this Week: 80

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

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

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

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

    Uncompensated Californian

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

    The Shrinking Market

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

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Aug 17

    Do I Need a Maritime Attorney for Injuries from a Cruise Ship Excursion?

    Do I Need a Maritime Attorney for Injuries from a Cruise Ship Excursion?
    Cruising is often a great way to get away and relax.  These vacations can be fun for the whole family and offer a chance to see different parts of the world like the Caribbean and the islands within it.  This is accomplished via the…
  • Aug 14

    How to Choose the Right Doctor for Your Personal Injury Case

    How to Choose the Right Doctor for Your Personal Injury Case
    After an accident, there are several extremely important things you can do to help establish your personal injury case.  For example, immediately after an accident seek medical treatment.  Now, while seeking medical treatment may…
  • Aug 10

    How do I File a Maritime Injury Case

    How do I File a Maritime Injury Case
    If you have a maritime injury case, you need to hire an attorney that handles this specific area of the law immediately.  All maritime injury cases have a shortened statute of limitations.  This is the amount of time you have to…
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 398

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 260

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 18

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .
    If you’re a private sector employer, you can generally fire an at-will employee for his or her political beliefs or expression. The First Amendment, as we discussed last week, does not limit you. Depending on where you are, there may be…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The state of Oregon is the first in the Union to have a statewide “scheduling law.” The new law will take effect (for the most part) on July 1, 2018, and will apply to retail, hospitality, and food services employers…
  • Aug 16

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law
    On August 11, Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act. The portion of the legislation that deals with worker classifications will take effect December 31. The legislation does not change…
Rank this Week: 487

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Aug 17

    Medicaid Cuts Will Cause More Nursing Injurie

    Medicaid Cuts Will Cause More Nursing Injurie
    While efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid appear to have stalled for now, any successful effort to cut Medicaid will adversely impact workplace safety for nurses and nurse’s aides. Studies by the National…
  • Jul 28

    Law Promoting Openness Regarding Pharmacy Benefit Managers Meets Industry Resistance

    Law Promoting Openness Regarding Pharmacy Benefit Managers Meets Industry Resistance
    A North Dakota law attempting to promote openness about fees and prevent conflicts of interests with so-called pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) would seem non-controversial. Non-controversial to everyone besides lobbyists for the PBMs who have…
  • Jul 20

    Partner Jon Rehm To Moderate Panel At American Association Of Justice’s Annual Convention

    Partner Jon Rehm To Moderate Panel At American Association Of Justice’s Annual Convention
    Rehm Bennett and Moore partner, Jon Rehm, will be moderating the Workers Compensation and Workplace Injury Section Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program on July 23rd  at the upcoming American Association of Justice (AAJ) Annual…
Rank this Week: 829

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 842

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury and workers' compensation news. By Carabin & Shaw, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Wrongful Death as a Result of a Texas Fistfight

    Wrongful Death as a Result of a Texas Fistfight
    In a recent Texas Supreme Court decision, the Court considered a wrongful death that arose from a fistfight. Two cashiers, one of them J.R., worked at a Houston convenience store owned by a gas corporation. Two others also worked there, along…
  • Aug 13

    Wrongful Death Arising Out of Texas Medical Malpractice

    Wrongful Death Arising Out of Texas Medical Malpractice
    The Texas Court of Appeals recently considered a wrongful death claim allegedly arising out of medical malpractice. The plaintiff had filed a survival and wrongful death lawsuit against a hospital, claiming it was negligent and grossly…
  • Aug 13

    Texas Commercial Construction Site Injury Caused by Subcontractor

    Texas Commercial Construction Site Injury Caused by Subcontractor
    In a recent Texas construction case, the court considered injuries arising from the collapse of a crane on a commercial construction site. The issue the appellate court examined was whether the plaintiff was prevented from obtaining damages…
Rank this Week: 815

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
  • Aug 4

    The Protz Impact

    The Protz Impact
    Ever since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared in Protz v. WCAB that the Impairment Rating Evaluation provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act are unconstitutional, my office has been deluged with calls asking…
  • Jul 31

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…
    Here’s a topic no one wants to talk about – death. We don’t want to think about it, the realities of it, the when or how, but it is a reality that every single one of us is faced with. While there’s not much we can do…
  • Jul 26

    Available Soon – Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania (6th Edition) – Edited by Attorney Daniel J. Siegel

    Available Soon – Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania (6th Edition) – Edited by Attorney Daniel J. Siegel
    Almost hot off the presses. I just received a copy of the cover of my newest book, Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania. I edited the book (now in its 6th edition) and authored one chapter. The book will be available for purchase in the next few…
Rank this Week: 823

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: 689

Veale Law

Veale Law

Focuses on personal injury law for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 876

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 852

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment, and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
Rank this Week: 587

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: 853

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’

    Recalling the Forgotten Provision of the ‘Grand Bargain’
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Oklahoma and Florida supreme courts both overturned anti-worker changes to their state workers’ compensation laws based in whole or in part on…
  • Aug 17

    Union-Backed Group Pushes for Better Security at Wal-Mart

    Union-Backed Group Pushes for Better Security at Wal-Mart
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Recently, a Wal-Mart employee in Norfolk, Nebraska, was cut on the wrist by an intoxicated customer at 2:45 a.m. Unfortunately, these types of incidents are…
  • Aug 14

    NYTimes: Lower Back Ache? Be Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Say

    NYTimes: Lower Back Ache? Be Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Say
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. Dr. James Weinstein, a back pain specialist and chief executive of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, has some advice for most people with lower back pain: Take two…
Rank this Week: 3545

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Aug 21

    They Got Hurt at Work. Then They Got Deported.

    They Got Hurt at Work. Then They Got Deported.
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.propublica.org After Yuliana Rocha Zamarripa hurt her knee at work, an investigator working for her employer’s insurance carrier reported her for using a false Social…
  • Aug 17

    Mexico City floating farms, chefs team up to save tradition

    Mexico City floating farms, chefs team up to save tradition
    Today’s post was shared by APImages.com and comes from apimagesblog.com Mexico City floating farms, chefs team up to save tradition At dawn in Xochimilco, home to Mexico City’s famed floating gardens, farmers in muddied rain boots…
  • Aug 14

    Expanded Small Farm Internship Program Sows Seeds for Future Grower

    Expanded Small Farm Internship Program Sows Seeds for Future Grower
    An effort to bring small farms in Washington State together with people who want to learn farming is expanding to 20 counties across the state. The Farm Internship Project, overseen by the Washington State Department of Labor &…
Rank this Week: 3723

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Are Parents The Most Distracted Drivers On The Road?

    Are Parents The Most Distracted Drivers On The Road?
    Distracted driving is a major cause of needless highway injuries and deaths. Months ago, I wrote that parents must lead by example in order to reduce the rate of teenage distracted driving. My prior post is Distracted Driving: Parents…
  • Aug 14

    Sleep Apnea: Government Chooses Trucking Industry Over Safety

    Sleep Apnea: Government Chooses Trucking Industry Over Safety
    The U.S. Department of Transportation is halting its effort to better diagnose and evaluate truckers suffering from dangerous sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a major safety issue among commercial truck drivers as well as railroad…
  • Aug 7

    Beware The Biased Defense Medical Expert

    Beware The Biased Defense Medical Expert
    We trust our doctors. We should. Most doctors are dedicated to helping people. In Huntsville, we are fortunate to have excellent medical professionals. This post is not about those dedicated doctors (the vast majority) who treat and help…
Rank this Week: 2025

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies On Set

    Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies On Set
    Stuntmen and stuntwomen are having a bad summer this year, as are the production companies they work for filming television shows and movies. Last month, stuntman John Bernecker was killed... Read more » The post Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman…
  • Aug 18

    Meet Colby Atkinson, The Fourth Annual John Foy & Associates $1,000 Leukemia Scholarship Recipient

    Meet Colby Atkinson, The Fourth Annual John Foy & Associates $1,000 Leukemia Scholarship Recipient
    John Foy & Associates, one of Atlanta’s most established personal injury law firms, is proud to announce the winner of its fourth annual “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Colby Atkinson of... Read more » The post…
  • Aug 17

    Nine Vehicle Accident Ends Up In Restaurant

    Nine Vehicle Accident Ends Up In Restaurant
    The last thing you expect after hearing the cheery “Welcome to Moe’s!” and ordering your burrito, getting your salsa, and sitting down is for a car to come plowing into... Read more » The post Nine Vehicle Accident…
Rank this Week: 1683

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 18

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?
    If you follow the news, you might have noticed one popular trend is already on its way out. The fidget spinners, which debuted and exploded earlier this year are now under heavy scrutiny by safety organizations and parents alike. Some…
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
  • Aug 4

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people,…
Rank this Week: 2242

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

    How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely
    Many workers will have the opportunity to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse that will be occurring this Monday, August 21, 2017, sweeping from the Northwest US to the Southeast US. Safety precautions are essential to prevent eye damage. The…
  • Aug 11

    The Facts Don't Change Because You Try a Case

    The Facts Don't Change Because You Try a Case
    In my early days in the practice of law,  when I was eager to try every case, my dad, a lawyer, used to remind me that, "The facts don't change because you try a case." I  was reminded of that adage while reading a recent NJ…
  • Aug 8

    Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation Law 2017 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5pm-8:35pm

    Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation Law 2017 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5pm-8:35pm
    Hot Topics in Workers Compensation Law 2017Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5pm-8:35pmDon’t miss this important all-new update for 2017 with important information that you can immediately put to use.First, experts will give you a case law…
Rank this Week: 3905

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    The Inherent Dangers of Crane Operation – OSHA’s Recommendations to Prevent Crane Accident

    The Inherent Dangers of Crane Operation – OSHA’s Recommendations to Prevent Crane Accident
    Cranes are used on construction sites to move heavy objects. If not operated safely, they can be extremely dangerous. Crane accidents are a leading cause of serious injury and death in the construction industry. In fact, the most recent data…
  • Aug 16

    New Construction Training Requirements May Dramatically Reduce Work-Related Injurie

    New Construction Training Requirements May Dramatically Reduce Work-Related Injurie
    Serious construction accidents have been on the rise in recent years, especially in high-population areas, such as Boston, New York, and New Jersey. In response, safety advocates are pushing for increased training requirements for workers in…
  • Aug 14

    Have your long term disability payments suddenly stopped?

    Have your long term disability payments suddenly stopped?
    Long term disability claims are made when you are injured and unable to perform your work duties without experiencing significant pain. It is not easy to obtain long term disability payments from an insurance company, and even if you are…
Rank this Week: 4193

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/
  • Aug 17

    Fresh Health Wonk Review & a summer news roundup

    Fresh Health Wonk Review & a summer news roundup
    Fresh Health Wonk Review! Looking for some beach reading? The wonks have you covered. Peggy Salvatore posts The Summer Lull Edition of Health Wonk Review at Health System Ed blog – catch up on what’s been happening in the last few…
  • Aug 7

    Medical Care Experts: Where Would We Be Without Them?

    Medical Care Experts: Where Would We Be Without Them?
    If you’ve been following the blog-o-sphere and the LinkedIn-o-sphere, you know that the space is crowded. Lots of workers’ comp practitioners have glommed on to the idea that the way to get ahead is to write and post frequently.…
  • Jul 25

    July Health Wonk Review

    July Health Wonk Review
    Repeal? Replace? Steve Anderson has posted the “Are We There Yet?” Edition of Health Wonk Review at healthinsurance.org blog, a timely edition as a pending vote of one or another of the previous bills is scheduled to come before…
Rank this Week: 1196

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Aug 17

    Using an Ombudsman to Reduce Work Comp Cost

    Using an Ombudsman to Reduce Work Comp Cost
    The workers’ compensation process is a contentious process regardless of the different protections states offer litigants and defense interests.  This is based on the inherent need for justice in making sure the rights of all…
  • Aug 16

    Reducing Work Comp Cost via Focus on Cultural Competence

    Reducing Work Comp Cost via Focus on Cultural Competence
    The changing American workforce requires workers’ compensation professionals and stakeholders to step outside their comfort zones and challenge stereotypes and bias.  This includes the ability to work with people from different…
  • Aug 15

    6 Ways to Get the Most From Medical Treatment Guideline

    6 Ways to Get the Most From Medical Treatment Guideline
    A majority of states have some type of medical treatment guidelines in their workers’ compensation systems. They are generally intended to get the highest quality care to injured workers with an eye toward reigning in costs. Unnecessary…
Rank this Week: 4791

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: 1811

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    A police officer and a woman injured in Chicago hit-and-run crash

    A police officer and a woman injured in Chicago hit-and-run crash
    A Chicago police officer’s attempt to handle a domestic dispute took an unexpected turn when he and the woman he was questioning became the victims of a hit-and-run accident. According to authorities, the 43-year-old male police officer…
  • Aug 2

    Teenagers injured after school bus collides with motorcycle

    Teenagers injured after school bus collides with motorcycle
    Eight people were injured after a school bus collided with a motorcycle in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. The impact caused the school bus to crash into the fence of a parking lot. Emergency personnel and police rushed to the scene of…
  • Jul 31

    Mail carriers in Illinois asks for protection from dog attack

    Mail carriers in Illinois asks for protection from dog attack
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a growing number of dog attacks prompt changes in postal mail delivery systems in Illinois.
Rank this Week: 3502

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    What Constitutes Unreasonable and/or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation Injuries?

    What Constitutes Unreasonable and/or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation Injuries?
    The New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system provides that employers and/or workers’ compensation insurance companies must pay for an employee’s reasonable and necessary medical treatment causally related to a work…
  • Aug 16

    Best Lawyers® Once Again Recognizes Petro Cohen Law Firm Founding Partner Frank Petro

    Best Lawyers® Once Again Recognizes Petro Cohen Law Firm Founding Partner Frank Petro
    For the twenty third consecutive year, Frank A. Petro, Esq. of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, P.C. (PCPM) has been named to The Best Lawyers in America list.  Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication…
  • Aug 10

    August 2017 – Justice Served Awards 2017

    August 2017 – Justice Served Awards 2017
    This month’s newsletter shines a light on the organizations that tirelessly support and advocate for all Americans. Click here to read the August 2017 newsletter. The post August 2017 – Justice Served Awards 2017 appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2525

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation
    In State ex rel. Cordell v. Pallet Cos., Inc., 149 Ohio ST.3d 483, 2016-Ohio-8446, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently held in favor of an injured worker terminated for post-accident drug screen results. In 2012, James Cordell was working…
  • Aug 2

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio
      Getting hurt on the job undoubtedly sends shockwaves through your entire life. Whether you’ve just become injured or you’re already at odds with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, call us anytime with any questions…
  • Jul 20

    Car Accident Lawyers in Vandalia Ohio

    Car Accident Lawyers in Vandalia Ohio
    Car accidents happen all the time. We all know this, in Vandalia Ohio. After all, Vandalia is where two of the largest U.S. roadways intersect. Imagine the benefit we would garner if we could prevent any automobile accident from ever…
Rank this Week: 4908

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    How Long Does a Workers’ Comp. Claim Take in Arkansas?

    How Long Does a Workers’ Comp. Claim Take in Arkansas?
    Workers’ compensation claims exist to help injured workers get medical treatment and continue getting paid while they recover from workplace injuries. If you’re injured, you need medical care now. However, the workers’…
  • Aug 14

    How to Report a Car Accident in Arkansa

    How to Report a Car Accident in Arkansa
    If you were just in a car accident in Arkansas, you might need to file a police report. Whether you’ll be using insurance or filing a lawsuit for your injuries, a police report is a vital part of ensuring you can prove your accident…
  • Aug 10

    Determining Work Injury Settlements in Arkansa

    Determining Work Injury Settlements in Arkansa
    If you were injured at work or suffer from a work-related condition, you might be entitled to compensation. This can come in one of two forms, in most cases: either you file for workers’ compensation, or you sue your employer. The…
Rank this Week: 2129

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Aug 15

    Permanent Disability for Worker

    Permanent Disability for Worker
    Georgia workers may be injured in the workplace or while performing job-related duties outside of the workplace. While some fortunate workers will recover from their injuries, many do not. Some workers never fully heal and may be eligible for…
  • Aug 8

    The Importance of Healthcare for Injured Worker

    The Importance of Healthcare for Injured Worker
    A Georgia worker who gets injured on the job must take the proper steps when seeking medical treatment. Appropriate medical care is necessary for the worker’s recovery and health. It is also important in maximizing workers’…
  • Aug 1

    Should I Settle My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

    Should I Settle My Workers’ Compensation Claim?
    The workers’ compensation law in Georgia encourages settlement whenever possible. Cases can even be settled before workers physically recover from their injuries. But in most cases, injured workers settle only after their medical…
Rank this Week: 4472

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/
  • Aug 15

    Employee’s Workers’ Compensation Claim Based on Recurring Ankle Injuries Denied by Court

    Employee’s Workers’ Compensation Claim Based on Recurring Ankle Injuries Denied by Court
    An issue that comes up in many Georgia workers’ compensation cases is whether an old injury that is aggravated while on the job qualifies for benefits. In a recent workers’ compensation case, one state’s supreme court found…
  • Aug 8

    Stuntman Dies After On-Set Accident near Atlanta

    Stuntman Dies After On-Set Accident near Atlanta
    The Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act is meant to provide compensation to individuals who are injured on the job. The benefits provided through the Act are meant to help injured individuals return to work, but, if an individual dies as…
  • Jul 27

    Employee Traveling to Out-of-State Job Site Not Entitled to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Employee Traveling to Out-of-State Job Site Not Entitled to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    In a recent decision, a Georgia appeals court considered whether an employee who was injured while traveling from Georgia to Alabama for work was entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The employee worked for a company repairing…
Rank this Week: 3044

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Aug 15

    Changes to Iowa Workers’ Compensation Laws – How Will They Affect You?

    Changes to Iowa Workers’ Compensation Laws – How Will They Affect You?
    Recently, members of the Iowa legislature voted in major changes to Iowa workers’ compensation laws. Unfortunately, these changes do not benefit injured workers—they benefit employers and insuran... This article Changes to…
  • Aug 7

    Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills After an Iowa Car Accident?

    Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills After an Iowa Car Accident?
    If you have been in a serious car crash in Iowa, you were likely injured and needed medical treatment for your injuries. Even if the other driver was clearly at fault, be aware that neither they nor ... This article Who Will Pay Your…
  • Aug 1

    5 Ways to Stay Safe at a Water Park

    5 Ways to Stay Safe at a Water Park
    Summers in Iowa are notorious for being hot and humid.  One of the best ways to beat the heat in the summertime is to visit a water park.  Before you go, make sure to follow these 5 tips to stay saf... This article 5 Ways to…
Rank this Week: 2099

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 2122

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/
  • Aug 15

    How Princess Di’s Tragic Death Helped Make Roads Safer

    How Princess Di’s Tragic Death Helped Make Roads Safer
    August marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana. What many people are not aware of, however, is how Di’s tragic death in a Paris tunnel in 1997 significantly changed the driving landscape in France, and made…
  • Jul 9

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia
    Pedestrians have never been this unsafe on the streets of Georgia. According to reports, there was a concerning spike in the number of pedestrian accident fatalities reported last year. In 2016, there was an increase of 21% in pedestrian…
  • Jun 30

    Car Shopping for a Teen Driver: A Handy Checklist

    Car Shopping for a Teen Driver: A Handy Checklist
    Buying a new car for a teenager is a momentous decision. You are concerned about safety, while your teen wants a car that’s high on horsepower and style. How do you make the right choice? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…
Rank this Week: 2823

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/
  • Aug 14

    Federal and Oklahoma Trucking Regulation

    Federal and Oklahoma Trucking Regulation
    Federal trucking regulations and standards keep our roads safe in this country. Their chief goal is to reduce and prevent life-threatening accidents. Truckers and other large commercial vehicle drivers who fail to adhere to these regulations…
  • Aug 14

    What to Do After a Commercial Vehicle or Trucking Accident

    What to Do After a Commercial Vehicle or Trucking Accident
    Any kind of car crash affects more than your car; it can damage your family, career, and life. When the driver involved is a professional, it’s even harder to get the help you need in court. Commercial accidents can involve anything…
  • Feb 28

    What is a Contingency Fee Agreement, and How Does it Work?

    What is a Contingency Fee Agreement, and How Does it Work?
    A contingency fee means that your lawyer doesn’t receive any compensation unless they successfully win your litigation or a settlement is approved. You never owe us more than you are compensated in a lawsuit. If we win the case our…
Rank this Week: 1813

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 14

    The Hazards of Working in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Workplace Injury

    The Hazards of Working in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Workplace Injury
    OSHA has determined that working in permit-required confined spaces involves significant risks for employees. When a person works in a confined space, the risk of accident doubles. It is important to be aware of the extra hazards posed by…
  • Aug 11

    Food Industry Workers at Risk of Hepatitis A – St. Louis Work Comp

    Food Industry Workers at Risk of Hepatitis A – St. Louis Work Comp
    Contracting a virus, such as Hepatitis A, is a risk for those that work in the food industry. Work related injuries are an unfortunate reality that workers face each day. Workers in almost all industries are at risk of some kind of injury,…
  • Aug 10

    An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Law

    An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Law
    What are your employer’s responsibilities according to Missouri workers’ compensation laws? In the state of Missouri, employers are required to carry something called workers’ compensation insurance. It is insurance that is…
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Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3471

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Aug 13

    Lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero en el extranjero

    Lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero en el extranjero
    Si usted se lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero para un contratista estado unidense, lo primero que debe hacer es reportar su lesion…
  • Jul 25

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability
    While rare, an attorney should always consider the viability of pursuing a third-party claim where a DBA injury is due to the negligence of a third-party other than your employer. This is allowed under 33 U.S.C. Section 933 (a) but has a…
  • Jul 24

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso
    Una muy buena noticia es que para ganar un caso de DBA por las causas es bastante facil. Una vez que usted muestre el 1% de la causa…
Rank this Week: 1801

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: 1920

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Teen Fatigue Could be Putting Your Child at Risk of Injury

    Teen Fatigue Could be Putting Your Child at Risk of Injury
    UCLA researchers have reported that teenagers need more sleep than adults, because they are at an important stage of development. According to the National Sleep Foundation, only about 15% of teenagers polled slept 8.5 hours or more per…
  • Aug 3

    Prevent Bullying in Hollywood

    Prevent Bullying in Hollywood
    As children get ready to go back to school, this is a great time to year to review anti-bullying strategies and safety tips with your kids. As children start thinking about the new school year, those who have been victims of bullies may be…
  • Aug 1

    Start Talking About School Safety With Children Now

    Start Talking About School Safety With Children Now
    Now that the new school year is upon us, many of us are thinking about back-to-school. While children look forward to spending time with their friends in classes and shopping for back-to-school items, this is also great time to talk about…
Rank this Week: 1548

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4549

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: 1843

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1680

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 2114

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: 2407