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Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 193

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 10

    Was Benjamin Franklin the Father of Disability Insurance?

    Was Benjamin Franklin the Father of Disability Insurance?
    Benjamin Franklin often had the ability to think decades, and sometimes a century, ahead of others. For instance, he founded in 1727 a business discussion group, called “The Junto” in Philadelphia to discuss business topics of…
  • Feb 10

    California Employee Injured Working on Rollercoaster Ride

    California Employee Injured Working on Rollercoaster Ride
    Cal/OSHA announced recently that the owner/operator of California’s Great America theme park was at fault for a roller coaster accident that critically injured a ride mechanic on June 12.   Robert Hooks, 66, suffered serious…
  • Feb 9

    Taking the “I” Out of the Workers’ Compensation Team

    Taking the “I” Out of the Workers’ Compensation Team
      It is a common saying that there is no “I” in team.  This same principle applies to the workers’ compensation claim management “team.”  All interested parties have an important role in the…
Rank this Week: 350

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 466

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

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

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

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

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

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

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

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 450

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Feb 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 591

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: 525

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 3

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court
    If you have read this blog for any length of time, you will know that statutes of limitation are laws (duly passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor) that set time limits for various kinds of cases to be filed.  Different…
  • Nov 30

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit
    For the second time time the last two months an employment dispute arbitration provision has been invalidated because it was contained in an expressly non-contractual employee handbook.  The first was from New Jersey, as we posted at the…
  • Nov 6

    How Not to Hire a Lawyer

    How Not to Hire a Lawyer
    This article on "Those Stupid Superlative Lawyer Lists" warmed the cockles of my little heart on this gray Friday morning in suburban central New Jersey.  It's a subject about which I have ranted a bit at cocktail parties.  Read the…
Rank this Week: 540

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD
    It was, in a sense, a single comma that was the deciding factor in the workers’ compensation case of Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc., recently before the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Central to this case is North…
  • Feb 7

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016
    A recent Safety National webinar asked a panel of industry professionals to discuss the top trends and concerns for workers’ compensation this year. The consensus was that in 2016, we should be looking out for: Federal interest in state…
  • Feb 4

    Prescription Opioid Use a Threat to Worker Safety

    Prescription Opioid Use a Threat to Worker Safety
    The issue of worker safety and opiod use is one that is garnering increased attention, most recently by South Carolina Public Radio. The station details how not only are injured workers taking the prescribed medication at risk…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
  • Feb 10

    The Low Road

    The Low Road
    Serena Mayeri, Marital Supremacy and the Constitution of the Nonmarital Family, 103 Calif. L. Rev. 1277 (2015).Katharine BartlettA concern about the marriage equality movement is that it has reinforced the supremacy of marriage and detracted…
  • Feb 9

    Thinking for the Future

    Thinking for the Future
    Katherine Gibson, Deborah Bird Rose, & Ruth Fincher, Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene (2015).Margaret DaviesManifesto for Living in the Anthropocene is notable for two reasons – it is published under a creative commons…
  • Feb 8

    International Law and Step-Zero: Going Beyond Cyberwar

    International Law and Step-Zero: Going Beyond Cyberwar
    Kristen Eichensehr, Cyber War & International Law Step Zero, 50 Tex. Int'l L.J. 355 (2015), available at SSRN.Herbert LinKristen Eichensehr recently published a piece entitled Cyberwar & International Law Step Zero that describes an…
Rank this Week: 985

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average
    Chicago scored a D in the March of Dimes 2015 ranking of pre-term birth rates in six large Illinois cities. The city has a premature birth rate of 10.4 percent in comparison to the United States’ overall rate of 9.6 percent. Joliet had…
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
  • Feb 6

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois workers have a right to compensation, and employers are advised to be mindful of the potential liability they may confront in state court. There may be cases in which an employer…
Rank this Week: 928

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome

    New staging of mesothelioma tumors may predict outcome
    A recent study indicates that a new physician staging processes by weight and volume of mesothelioma tumors may be helpful in predicting outcome. Mesothelioma is a fatal rare tumor and almost always associated with exposure to asbestos…
  • Feb 7

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery

    Defense Firm Prohibited From Seeking Unfettered Medical Discovery
    A defense firm, that had a “custom” of seeking unlimited medical discovery in workers’ compensation claims, was barred from utilizing that litigation tactic. The NJ Appellate Division affirmed the trial level decision of The…
  • Feb 4

    Senator Patrick Leahy Calls For Greater Transparency by Asbestos Companie

    Senator Patrick Leahy Calls For Greater Transparency by Asbestos Companie
    Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Ranking Member, Judiciary Committee Hearing on “The Need for Transparency in the Asbestos Trusts”Today the Judiciary Committee meets to discuss legislation that purports to promote more…
Rank this Week: 1020

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
  • Feb 1

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950
    Today’s post is an article that was shared by Tomasz Stasiuk, a Colorado lawyer, and comes from www.wisebread.com Every once in a while, this blog gives a person a chance to take a step back and think about both personal priorities and…
Rank this Week: 1060

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/
  • Jan 2

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day
    The New York State Court of Appeals held that a probationary teacher who sues for back pay in an Article 78 would have had to have filed a Notice of Claim within 90 after the claim arose. The Court affirmed the Appellate Division, Second…
  • Dec 22

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld
    After and Education Law 3020-a hearing the Petitioner was terminated from employment with the New York City Department of Education. DOE.  She had been a tenured teacher and was charged with failing to plan and execute lessons after…
  • Dec 21

    Should you appeal an NYPD disqualification?

    Should you appeal an NYPD disqualification?
    Some of the Most  Frequent questions I receive: Should I appeal my Civil Service job disqualification? Well, consider what happens to your chances of being a law enforcement officer if you let a disqualification stand. Most law…
Rank this Week: 958

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: 808

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy
    As BIG football fans, your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas, LLC have posted numerous articles concerning America's most watched sport. Until now, however, posts have dealt primarily with player safety on the field;…
Rank this Week: 969

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: 1081

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
  • Feb 5

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe
    Truck drivers are receiving a crash course on winter driving through the use of a state of the art simulator that mimics actual road conditions in inclement weather and allows drivers to learn how their vehicles will respond under varied…
Rank this Week: 1637

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/
  • Feb 10

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident

    Pennsylvania Man Killed in Coal Mining Accident
    A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident. A 31-year-old western Pennsylvania man was killed in a mining accident after being crushed by a boulder. The victim, Jeremy Neice, had been working in the mines around…
  • Dec 10

    Fatal Accident: 19-Year-Old Caught in Machine and Fatally Injured on First Day of Job

    Fatal Accident: 19-Year-Old Caught in Machine and Fatally Injured on First Day of Job
    19-year-old Mason Cox was killed after being pulled into a wood chipper in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Reports say Cox was trying to kick a tree branch that he was loading into the chipper when his leg got caught in the tree branch.
  • Nov 22

    OSHA and Red Cross Extend Partnership Promoting Workplace Safety & Preparedne

    OSHA and Red Cross Extend Partnership Promoting Workplace Safety & Preparedne
    Extending a decade long partnership, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Red Cross will continue to work together to further decrease the chance for workplace injury as well as safeguard workers from any…
Rank this Week: 1259

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

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

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

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

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 1926

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Feb 8

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop

    Eastern Washington Painter Accused of Illegal Contracting Agrees to Stop
    A Colville, WA painter facing criminal charges of unregistered contracting agreed this week to stop working illegally. Terry Foster, 82, agreed in court that he must register with the state and pay court fees if he works as a…
  • Feb 4

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation
    Phillips 66 Refinery has been fined $324,000 for failing to correct serious workplace safety and health violations. A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) inspection of the Ferndale, WA facility found the violations put…
  • Feb 1

    Port 101 Tour, Ship Canal

    Port 101 Tour, Ship Canal
    A couple of months ago, Causey Law Firm gave me the opportunity to take part in a tour of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal, Ship Canal, and the surrounding Ballard Locks.  The tour was put on by Port of Seattle, and was part of…
Rank this Week: 1678

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/
  • Feb 8

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*
    This is too funny, and it ties in so well with my post on Friday about the EEOC’s new “pay survey” proposal. I learned about the video from the Washington Post, but I’m linking to the YouTube version to…
  • Feb 5

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal
    You have no doubt heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposes to require employers with 100 or more employees to start submitting compensation data with their annual EEO-1 reports. The proposal was announced by President…
  • Feb 5

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too
    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it’s against members of minority groups or whether it’s against Caucasians. A three-judge…
Rank this Week: 1873

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA
    We have written often about the National Labor Relations Board’s expansive view of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  In our latest podcast, we discuss employee rights under the Act and best practices for…
  • Feb 4

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report
    The federal government’s enforcement efforts relating to equal pay are intensifying after President Obama’s recent announcement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will begin to collect expanded information on…
  • Feb 3

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review
    To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process…
Rank this Week: 1718

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/
  • Feb 3

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident

    What to Do to Avoid a Wrong-Way Accident
    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), about 400 people die in wrong-way accidents each year. While this is a relatively small percentage of the over 30,000 car accident fatalities that happen across the country each…
  • Jan 30

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury

    Amusement Park Injuries Aren’t Just a Summer Injury
    Many people associate amusement parks with the summer, but thanks to mild South Florida winters, amusement parks in this part of the country remain open all year round. In fact, many amusement parks have special deals or promotions during the…
  • Jan 28

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?

    Can you File a Claim in Hollywood or Florida if You’ve been Injured Through Food Poisoning?
    Cases of Salmonella, Listeria, botulism, norovirus, E. coli, and other foodborne illness outbreaks occur in Hollywood, Miami, and across Florida each year. You may be trying to make all the right decisions about the healthful foods you eat,…
Rank this Week: 1781

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa

    Trip and Fall Case in Texa
    In Lee v. K&N Management, Inc., the plaintiff sued a store and barbecue after tripping on ground cover near the store entrance. Before going to the store to pick up dessert, she’d been eating dinner with her mother and brother, and…
  • Jan 28

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case

    Compelling Discovery from a Manufacturer in a Texas Product Liability Case
    In re Michelin North America, Inc. is a recent product liability case. The case arose when a woman driving a 2013 Ford Explorer was hit by Robert Coleman’s Ford F250 pickup. The pickup crossed the center line when its left front tire…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim

    Texas Court Affirms No Medical Malpractice with a Child Victim
    In Quiroz v. Llamas-Soforo, a Texas appellate court considered a medical malpractice action brought by a mother on behalf of her son against a doctor. The son was born prematurely at 24 weeks and had less than a 50% chance of survival. He…
Rank this Week: 1675

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

Covers workers's compensation in Connecticut. By James Aspell.

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?
    There are several factors that are important when selecting an attorney. First, you want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in handling injury cases (versus an attorney who is a "jack of all trades, and master of none"). Just as you…
  • Dec 22

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.
    The IRS has issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for…
  • Dec 21

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System
    Connecticut Workers compensation is a no-fault system. The worker doesn’t have to prove the employer was negligent to make a workers compensation claim, and a worker can make a claim even if he or she was negligent in some way and that…
Rank this Week: 1613

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/
  • Dec 24

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney
    Unfortunately injuries at day care centers are common. Though you most likely did extensive research on the facility you chose, negligence and improper training are things you can’t control. Day Care Release Forms Don’t Prevent…
  • Oct 20

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1
    According to the Oklahoma Child Death Review Board, 69 children died in traffic-related deaths last year. Nearly half were not properly restrained with seat belts or car seats. Of the 6,000 children that were involved in collisions, 607 of…
  • Sep 24

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma
    On September 30th, 2015, the case of Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments will be heard before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The outcome of this hearing could determine the future of workers’ compensation laws in Oklahoma, for better or…
Rank this Week: 1570

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: 1782

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1411

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
  • May 5

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance
    We’ve all heard the stories about people being spied upon while on some form of State or Federal disability benefit. As an attorney, I sometimes hear people tell me stories of themselves being really disabled and not like those other…
  • Apr 29

    Understanding SSDI and SSI

    Understanding SSDI and SSI
    If you are disabled, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both. The program for which you qualify depends on a number of factors and this publication will try to help you…
Rank this Week: 1647

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Aug 12

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?
    If you watch much TV, you may have seen the commercials […] The post Is AVVO a credible legal resource? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Aug 10

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?
    A well-funded special interest lobbying coalition is pu […] The post Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jul 8

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing
    Workers in the meatpacking industry have long complaine […] The post Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1344

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: 1276

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 1332

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

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

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
Rank this Week: 1516

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: 3403

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/
  • Feb 10

    Adjuster Does Right

    Adjuster Does Right
    I write all the time about bad things in workers' compensation and how we need to give the world something positive to talk about. Just yesterday I commented on the medical fraud mill in Southern California. The day before that it was about a…
  • Feb 9

    Catholic School

    Catholic School
    Experience, or the number of injury claims, has been going down across the country except for one specific geographic area - Southern California. Ergo, the expense of workers' compensation for employers is also greater in that area than most…
  • Feb 8

    Football - Of Course...

    Football - Of Course...
    The day after Super Bowl Sunday - what did you expect from this blog?I did what nearly every other American did: watch one of the single biggest media events on television, uniting with millions of others to experience the pageantry, suspense…
Rank this Week: 3932

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville

    Superbowl Sunday + Valentine’s Day: 2 Common Days for Car Wrecks in Nashville
    Did you know that there is a measurable increase in car accidents on Superbowl Sunday? This may seem to be common sense: more people out, more people drinking and all that frenzied excitement from a good game. But I bet you didn’t know…
  • Feb 8

    Nashville: This is Our City

    Nashville: This is Our City
    Did you know that Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States?! According to the Metro Monitor in the last 5 years Nashville’s combined growth in job creation and population landed it as the 5th fastest growing…
  • Feb 4

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck

    Concussions: Not Just From Car Wreck
    As avid hockey fans our firm anxiously watched the Nashville Predators win another game over the Calgary Flames on its Western Canadian road trip last week. As personal injury attorneys our firm anxiously watched as one of the on-ice…
Rank this Week: 3372

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 9

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyers Discuss Imminent Danger at Work
    Can I refuse to work under dangerous working conditions? Under normal circumstances, your employer can initiate action against you if you refuse to work. However, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition

    St. Louis Work Injury Attorney – Reporting Unsafe Working Condition
    Reporting an unsafe working condition does not require you to sustain an actual injury. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) makes it obligatory for employers to ensure that their employees work in a safe work environment.…
  • Feb 3

    Injured at Work – How the Missouri Second Injury Fund Helps Injured Worker

    Injured at Work – How the Missouri Second Injury Fund Helps Injured Worker
    The Missouri second injury fund applies to workers with a pre-existing injury who sustain a second workplace injury or illness. The second injury fund (SIF) is a state run program that was initially intended to encourage employers to hire…
Rank this Week: 2237

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: 3601

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

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

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Feb 8

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance

    OSHA issues new whistleblower guidance
    OSHA recently released a new Whistleblower Investigations Manual, clarifying its relaxed investigative standard of reasonable cause rather than the more restrictive preponderance of the evidence standard. The Manual provides: For…
  • Feb 2

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule
    On February 1, 2016, Phase II of MSHA’s respirable dust rule went into effect.  It requires mine operators: To use continuous personal dust monitors (CPDMs) to monitor underground coal mine occupations exposed to the highest…
  • Jan 26

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied a challenge brought by two separate groups representing the coal industry to the final rule Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous…
Rank this Week: 2423

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 3268

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three
    High winds are to blame for a deadly crane collapse in New York City Friday morning. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, workers were attempting to secure the crane at the time of the incident. Shortly before 8:30 am, the massive piece of…
  • Jan 28

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them
    There’s no question that some jobs are more dangerous than others, but occupations that appear perfectly safe often have a higher percentage of injured employees. The top five workplace injuries can occur in almost any occupation, from…
  • Jan 25

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes rules, regulations, and standards that employers must comply with to maintain a safe working environment for employees. In addition to protecting employee safety, OSHA regulations…
Rank this Week: 4295

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Feb 8

    Anacortes, WA Refinery Fined $77,000 for Workplace Violations Following Toxic Release

    Anacortes, WA Refinery Fined $77,000 for Workplace Violations Following Toxic Release
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Shell Oil Products is facing $77,000 in fines from the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for workplace health violations after an investigation into…
  • Feb 4

    Partner Chris Latham Supports Construction Site Safety At City Hall Rally

    Partner Chris Latham Supports Construction Site Safety At City Hall Rally
    Today’s post comes from guest author Victor Pasternack, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Partner Chris Latham recently joined thousands of building trades workers, Councilman Corey Johnson, and Manhattan…
  • Feb 1

    2015 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

    2015 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm.   Number Value Non-Employee Fraud Cases 9 $ 848,000,000 Employee Fraud Cases 1 $ 1,500,000 Total $ 849,500,000 The top six of our top ten fraud…
Rank this Week: 3875

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
  • Dec 13

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge
    I have represented claimants in over 1,000 Social Security Disability hearings. These are some suggestions about the claimant's testimony before the judge:First, if you have a case that involves chronic pain you are going to be asked what is…
Rank this Week: 3779

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Feb 5

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?

    Is America’s Favorite Game in Trouble?
    As Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos takes center stage this weekend, over 115 million fans are expected to tune-in across the world. It is estimated that 1.3 billion chicken wings and 139 million pounds of…
  • Feb 1

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???

    J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS???
    We know what everyone is thinking, how can the Jets be in the news during the week of the Super Bowl? Did you accidently step into a time machine and windup in 1969? Nope, the only guarantee Joe Namath is … Continue reading →
  • Jan 13

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

    Mintz & Geftic’s Jeffrey E. Strauss Secures $15 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement
    January 8, 2016 –We are very pleased to congratulate Jeffrey E. Strauss, of counsel to Mintz & Geftic, LLC and Strauss Law Offices, LLC, who, through a relentless and lengthy hard fought legal battle, secured a $15 million…
Rank this Week: 3206

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2621