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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: 222

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: 277

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury and workers compensation. By Schultz & Myers.

http://www.the-missouri-accident-attorney.com/injury-lawyer-blog
  • May 24

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident
    53 year-old Marcus Dorsey was killed Thursday when his Pontiac was T-boned by another driver fleeing the scene of an accident. According to reports, the driver of a Ford Explorer had been involved in a minor traffic accident when he began to…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier. Since personal injury cases require…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier.
Rank this Week: 344

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/
  • Jun 29

    3rd Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory for Attorney's Fees in ERISA Case

    3rd Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory for Attorney's Fees in ERISA Case
    Many employment law statutes are so-called "fee-shifting" laws.  This means that the prevailing party in litigation can be reimbursed by the loser, under standards that the courts have established to determine what amount of…
  • Jun 22

    Nothing Relevant from Supreme Court in Employment Law Today

    Nothing Relevant from Supreme Court in Employment Law Today
    We are winding down to the close of the US Supreme Court's Term, and the Court just finished announcing its opinions and orders.  The two big cases that will affect the employment landscape, the ACA (Obamacare) and same-sex marriage…
  • Jun 16

    Singin' the Blues About the "Blue Pencil"

    Singin' the Blues About the "Blue Pencil"
    I just stumbled across this post from the Franchise Law Update blog. It deals with a recent decision from the Nebraska Supreme Court that invalidated the non-compete provision of a franchise agreement.  The court in Unlimited…
Rank this Week: 430

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jun 29

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility

    Alternatives to Workers’ Comp: Paranoia or Possibility
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. I joined a national organization of lawyers representing injured workers (the Work Injury Law and Advocacy Group) twenty years ago when it was first formed.…
  • Jun 25

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Are You an Employee?

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Are You an Employee?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Here’s the second blog post in a series on the basics of workers’ compensation. As its name suggests, workers’ compensation compensates…
  • Jun 22

    Pride Month is Time to #ThankFrank

    Pride Month is Time to #ThankFrank
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov Frank Kameny (Photo credit: Washington Blade archive photo by Doug Hinckle) Where would I be without the work I love? There is nothing more rewarding to me than…
Rank this Week: 512

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jun 29

    Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Offset and Overpayment

    Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Offset and Overpayment
    Social Security disability benefits are subject to an offset, or reduction, when paid to a claimant who is also receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Technically, the reduction applies if the total of the two benefits exceeds 80…
  • Jun 25

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Provide Notice of Injury

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: Provide Notice of Injury
    This blog post is the fourth in a series that examines the basics of workers’ compensation. Whether an injured employee provided notice of an injury to their employer is an issue that often arises in a workers’ compensation case.…
  • Jun 22

    How Does Workplace Violence Fit into Workers’ Compensation?

    How Does Workplace Violence Fit into Workers’ Compensation?
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace violence as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. OSHA also reports…
Rank this Week: 525

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/
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
  • Jun 17

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children
    As spring moves into summer, children and teens head outside to bike, play sports and be active. By June each year, pediatric doctors typically treat double the patients as they do in the winter months. Accident and injury lawyers at Pintas…
  • Jun 8

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit
    A patient suffering severe vein damage by a surgical robot recently sued the robot’s manufacturer for marketing a defective device and improperly training physicians who use it. Surgical robot injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
Rank this Week: 599

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/
  • Jun 18

    Is New Jersey State Healthcare Moving Toward the Implementation of a CDHP?

    Is New Jersey State Healthcare Moving Toward the Implementation of a CDHP?
    Yesterday, NJ.COM reported that Governor Christie was prepared to roll out sweeping pension legislation that would overhaul the way in which teacher pensions would be funded in the State of New Jersey.  Presently, teachers pensions in…
  • May 26

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer

    Senate Passes Bill Increasing Penalties For Assaults Against Certain Law Enforcement Officer
    As reported on Senatenj.com, the New Jersey State Senate passed legislation sponsored by Diane Allen and Christopher Bateman to increase penalties for assaulting a corrections officer, sheriff’s officer, and other law enforcement…
  • May 13

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally

    NJ Unions Protest Cuts To Pensions In Big Statehouse Rally
    As reported by NJ.com, from behind a podium on the Statehouse steps, Hetty Rosenstein briefly subdued a big crowd of public employees with the personal story of how her late father’s pension, earned over decades as head librarian of the…
Rank this Week: 695

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 504

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/
  • Jun 29

    Dr Terrazas' Rebuttal

    Dr Terrazas' Rebuttal
    The following is a rebuttal submitted by Dr. Ramon Terrazas, reprinted in its entirety, to my post "Change the Ride."Ramon J. Terrazas, M.D., M.P.H., QME, FACOEMMember, UMR Diversity Committe at University of Pennsylvania Occupational…
  • Jun 29

    Change The Ride

    Change The Ride
    I flew home anxious from the Summer California Applicants' Attorneys Association conference in Las Vegas Saturday; there were some tasty aftermarket parts to install on The Sewing Machine!TSM is a 2011 Honda CBR250R. I bought it from a friend…
  • Jun 26

    Haves Versus Have Not

    Haves Versus Have Not
    Disparity in treatment between people in similarly situated; this is one of the most fundamental constitutional analysis applied when a statute is tested.It's a test of fairness, a qualitative test that may have some quantitative basis, but…
Rank this Week: 890

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 29

    Workers Comp Roundtable Roundup – It’s Padgett Time

    Workers Comp Roundtable Roundup – It’s Padgett Time
    Welcome to the Roundtable Roundup, the most active discussions, highlights and summary of all the action on the Workers Compensation Roundtable last week.  We appreciate your thoughts, comments, and participation in the WC Roundtable. We…
  • Jun 29

    File A Negligence Claim In Transporation Claims To Save Work Comp Cost

    File A Negligence Claim In Transporation Claims To Save Work Comp Cost
    A new decision, “Pasternack, Tilker et al, LLP”, 2d Dept. (6/10/15) helps transportation companies with vehicle collisions which also involve a workers compensation claim. Often, the driver files for workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 26

    How Sharp Is Your Work Comp Fraud Detector?

    How Sharp Is Your Work Comp Fraud Detector?
    While we can tell our readers the importance of fighting fraudulent claims, and publish lists of red flag indicators of fraud, it is often difficult for the risk manager or workers’ compensation coordinator to separate the legitimate…
Rank this Week: 1067

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1377

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/
  • Jun 25

    How Safe is Your Pool?

    How Safe is Your Pool?
    Now that the summer is here, it’s a great time to own a pool. If your home in Homestead or South Florida has a pool, though, you have an obligation to make sure that your pool area is safe. It is especially important to keep your pool…
  • Jun 23

    Summer Can Mean Fire Safety Hazards in Homestead and Florida: Here are Failsafe Tips to Keep Safe

    Summer Can Mean Fire Safety Hazards in Homestead and Florida: Here are Failsafe Tips to Keep Safe
    Summer often means an increased risk of fires. Dry, hot conditions combined with more people taking time to grill or to set up an outdoor fire can all lead to dangerous conditions. Even overusing your air conditioner can pave the way for…
  • Jun 18

    Staying Safe During Florida’s Hurricane Season

    Staying Safe During Florida’s Hurricane Season
    Hurricane season in Florida runs from June 1 to November 30. Hurricanes are a deadly and dangerous force. Being trapped in this type of storm can be terrifying and can lead to serious injuries, including head trauma, quadriplegia, fractures,…
Rank this Week: 801

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped
    Have your workers’ compensation benefits been suspended before you are ready to return to work? Workers’ compensation is a system that relies on insurance companies to bear the burden of the cost of the medical care and any…
  • Jun 19

    Filing a Workers Compensation Lawsuit in Missouri

    Filing a Workers Compensation Lawsuit in Missouri
    If you have been injured on the job you are likely entitled to workers compensation benefits under Missouri law. Missouri workers compensation typically does not allow for a direct lawsuit against an employer except under very…
  • Jun 17

    Workplace Bullying Resulting in Health Issue

    Workplace Bullying Resulting in Health Issue
    Bullying is a menace that is prevalent not just in schools, but in workplaces too. A recent study conducted by the U.S. Workplace Bullying Institute reveals that job-related bullying can cause serious long-term problems for a victim.…
Rank this Week: 753

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 839

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: 1346

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: 866

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Information

By Calhoun & Associates.

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

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

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

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

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

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

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 1336

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast
    Ford and Nissan are collectively recalling almost a million trucks and vans. Plus the Obama administration proposes a budget increase for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.
  • Jun 26

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014
    Last year in Chicago, seven bicyclists were killed in collisions with automobiles. That is an increase from three bicyclist fatalities in 2013, even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged to make Chicago the most bike-friendly city in the country.…
  • Jun 5

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 3681

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/
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con
    Filing for bankruptcy is a viable financial strategy for individuals who have recently experienced a significant change in income and are having trouble making ends meet. Filing for bankruptcy is like taking off a Band-Aid; the quicker you do…
  • Jun 9

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law
    On November 1st, new changes will go into effect regarding Oklahoma’s texting while driving laws, and this article highlights the incoming changes and other information you need to know before the bill becomes law. Legal Changes…
  • Jun 2

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]
    Read more on our Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws FAQ blog! The post Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic] appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 2197

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jun 29

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy
    Lack of helmet use has a clear link to serious injuries to the head, neck and spine resulting from bicycle accidents and the City of Chicago could follow other cities’ leads by rolling out a helmet distribution program to accompany the…
  • Jun 27

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?
    Nowadays we are constantly being bombarded with commercials and radio advertisements that detail the horrors experienced by people who had taken medication without being informed of the potential side effects or who had been prescribed…
  • Jun 22

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator

    Family Initiates Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleging Defects with Power Morcellator
    Power morcellator manufacturers and practitioners performing hysterectomies and other uterine procedures with the devices have come under fire following the discovery of a strong link between power morcellation and the spread of cancerous…
Rank this Week: 2156

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Night Shift Increases Risk of Work Accident and Injury

    Night Shift Increases Risk of Work Accident and Injury
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 15 million Americans work the night shift. That is a substantial portion of this country’s workforce. Unfortunately, working a night shift job comes with an increased risk of fatigue,…
  • Jun 28

    Keeping Workers Safe in the Summertime Heat: There’s an App for That!

    Keeping Workers Safe in the Summertime Heat: There’s an App for That!
    With summer now in full force, it’s important for those who regularly work outdoors to understand the risks of potential heat stress and heat stroke. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety Health Administration has…
  • Jun 11

    Teen Work Injuries Rise With Summer Job

    Teen Work Injuries Rise With Summer Job
    The summer months bring an influx of summer jobs, and teen workers to fill them. In fact, 2.7 million teens entered the workforce during the 2014 summer. While jobs provide an important opportunity for kids to learn skills, workplace…
Rank this Week: 1696

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 29

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY
    By: Kevin P. McCroy, esq. | Partner You are owed money. You have made demand. That didn’t work, so you brought a lawsuit. Maybe you have even received a judgment. Just when you think you’re finally there, you receive a telephone…
  • Jun 15

    Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure

    Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure
    Melo v. Villarcon: Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure On January 9, 2015, Attorney Ryan E. Prophett of Wynn & Wynn successfully represented a Plaintiff in a summary process…
  • Jun 10

    How Bankruptcy Affects a Party’s Right to Challenge a Foreclosure

    How Bankruptcy Affects a Party’s Right to Challenge a Foreclosure
    Melo v. Villarcon: Summary process actions and how bankruptcy affects a party’s right to challenge a foreclosure On January 9, 2015, Attorney Ryan E. Prophett of Wynn & Wynn successfully represented Plaintiff Carlos R. Melo in a…
Rank this Week: 2788

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 29

    What is Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Workers’ Compensation?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. This is the first installment of a series that will educate workers and their families about injury, disease and death resulting from work. The most basic…
  • Jun 25

    “Independent” Medical Examinations in Workers’ Compensation (Anything but “Independent”)

    “Independent” Medical Examinations in Workers’ Compensation (Anything but “Independent”)
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “I thought their doctor Independent Medical Report was the last word on my case. I didn’t know any better.”  This statement from a client…
  • Jun 22

    “Experts Provide Tips to Become More Resilient”

    “Experts Provide Tips to Become More Resilient”
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Original post titled “Bounce Back” in Time Magazine June 1, 2015 (subscription required). For almost two decades,…
Rank this Week: 3799

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jun 29

    The Supreme Court Rejected 4 People’s Attempt to Blow Up Obamacare

    The Supreme Court Rejected 4 People’s Attempt to Blow Up Obamacare
    This article, published by Mother Jones, sheds light on the real stories behind the SCOTUS appeal decided on June 25th allowing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act to continue.  – KC When I saw the white stretch limousine…
  • Jun 25

    Judge OKs settlements in World Trade Center cleanup

    Judge OKs settlements in World Trade Center cleanup
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.businessinsurance.com (Reuters) — A federal judge has approved $53.8 million in settlements for 82 unionized cleanup workers who claimed they were made ill by…
  • Jun 22

    Spokane Card Dealer Charged with Theft in Disability Scam

    Spokane Card Dealer Charged with Theft in Disability Scam
    A card dealer who claimed he was too injured to work has been charged with stealing workers’ compensation benefits after he was caught working at casinos in Spokane. Victor O. Arredondo, 58, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, June 15,…
Rank this Week: 3888

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/
  • Jun 29

    Equity and Efficiency in Rule Design

    Equity and Efficiency in Rule Design
    Zachary D. Liscow, Reducing Inequality on the Cheap: When Legal Rule Design Should Incorporate Equity as Well as Efficiency, 127 Yale L.J. 2478 (2014).Andrew HayashiGreat arguments aren’t always right, but they should be bold,…
  • Jun 26

    Questioning Compliance with Immigration Law

    Questioning Compliance with Immigration Law
    Emily Ryo, Less Enforcement, More Compliance: Rethinking Unauthorized Migration, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 622 (2015).Juliet StumpfLives and loves and wars have been lost because of assumptions about what other people thought or did. Our…
  • Jun 24

    Gay Lib Goes to Court: The Marriage of Liberation and Right

    Gay Lib Goes to Court: The Marriage of Liberation and Right
    Michael Boucai, Glorious Precedents: When Gay Marriage was Radical, 27 Yale J.L. & Human. 101 (2015), available at SSRN.Darren RosenblumMichael Boucai’s wonderfully observant history of early marriage equality struggles, Glorious…
Rank this Week: 4580

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Common Carolina Workplace Injuries and Cause

    Common Carolina Workplace Injuries and Cause
    Some jobs are more dangerous than others. However, we often think of dangers in terms of large, single-event catastrophes, where a worker was healthy on his or her way to work and ended up in the hospital by day's end. However, many of the…
  • Jun 26

    Timing of Reporting Workplace Injuries in South Carolina

    Timing of Reporting Workplace Injuries in South Carolina
    One of the most important things any injured worker can do is to make sure his or her workplace accident or work-related illness is promptly reported to his or her employer and a claim is filed for workers' compensation as soon as possible…
  • Jun 24

    Worker Killed During Construction of New Smithsonian Museum

    Worker Killed During Construction of New Smithsonian Museum
    Each year, millions of tourists from all over the world come to Washington, DC for a family vacation. One of the best things about Washington, DC is that, while it may be expensive to stay there, there are many family-friendly activities…
Rank this Week: 5008

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: 2160

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: 3583

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
  • Jun 26

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Sides with Injured Correctional Officer in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Sides with Injured Correctional Officer in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a recent opinion, Marchand v. Department of Correction, Mass. App. Ct. (2015), the Massachusetts Appeals Court recently heard an appeal from a trial court decision, which found that the plaintiff was entitled to continue to…
  • Jun 19

    Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Massachusetts Asbestos Abatement Company

    Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Massachusetts Asbestos Abatement Company
    According to a statement made by the Massachusetts Attorney General this week, the owner of an asbestos abatement company was allegedly indicted this month and will face arraignment next month in connection with purportedly failing to…
  • Jun 12

    Mental Injury Benefits from Workers’ Compensation

    Mental Injury Benefits from Workers’ Compensation
    Although all workers’ compensation benefits require that the injury occur during the course of employment, injuries do not necessarily have to be physical in order to be compensable. Benefits can also be temporary or permanent,…
Rank this Week: 2101

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/
  • Jun 26

    BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is the law of the land, SCOTUS say

    BREAKING: Same-sex marriage is the law of the land, SCOTUS say
    The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, hot off the press, is 103 pages long, but here it is. Some instant analysis: *The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution compels states to recognize same-sex marriages, as does the Equal Protection…
  • Jun 26

    Employers, you’ll never pooh-pooh the GINA again.

    Employers, you’ll never pooh-pooh the GINA again.
    The following is a scatological post, so grab a stool, have a seat, and listen up! (Or get a magazine.) On Monday, a federal jury in Atlanta awarded two hourly warehouse workers $2.2 million in a lawsuit brought under the…
  • Jun 26

    Thanks a LOT, Mr. President!

    Thanks a LOT, Mr. President!
    As you know, I strongly disapprove of use of the “N” word in the workplace. I don’t think African-Americans should say it, and I really, really don’t think people who aren’t African-American should use it.…
Rank this Week: 4723

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Most Common Dangers at Construction Site

    Most Common Dangers at Construction Site
    General contractors are required to provide safe working environments for their employees. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), these were the 10 most common causes of construction site accidents in 2014: 1.…
  • Jun 16

    Recap on Important Workers’ Compensation Post

    Recap on Important Workers’ Compensation Post
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, one of our primary areas of practice is helping individuals obtain workers’ compensation benefits for job-related injuries. Our blog regularly features articles with information that can help employees…
  • Jun 13

    Top Five Things to Consider Before Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

    Top Five Things to Consider Before Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
    In this article, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo addresses five frequently asked questions about wrongful death litigation in New Jersey. What to Know if You Have Lost a Loved One in an Accident What is a “Wrongful Death”? Under New…
Rank this Week: 2236

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
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
  • Jun 23

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise
    Electronic health records (EHR) have become standard in today’s medical field. Creating faster, more accessible charting and communication, both doctors and patients are taking advantage of this system. However, these programs can…
  • Jun 19

    Work Injuries May Result in Poverty

    Work Injuries May Result in Poverty
    In the state of Illinois, an employee must show that “he or she has sustained accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of employment” to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, since the passing of the…
Rank this Week: 2702

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: 2313

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    ACA Update: Supreme Court Rules that Federal Insurance Exchanges May Issue Tax Subsidie

    ACA Update: Supreme Court Rules that Federal Insurance Exchanges May Issue Tax Subsidie
    Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in King v. Burwell, ruling that Section 36B of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") authorizes insurance exchanges run by the federal government to issue tax…
  • Jun 25

    Understanding Workers’ Compensation Mental Injury Claims: Part 3

    Understanding Workers’ Compensation Mental Injury Claims: Part 3
    In Part 1 of this post, we explored the three types of work related mental injury claims addressed by the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In Part 2, we discussed how courts are increasingly easing the burden of proving…
  • Jun 24

    Understanding Workers’ Compensation Mental Injury Claims: Part 2

    Understanding Workers’ Compensation Mental Injury Claims: Part 2
    In Part 1 of this blog post, we explored the three legal classifications of potentially work related mental injury claims addressed under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act: physical/mental, mental/physical, and mental/mental.…
Rank this Week: 1398

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Jun 25

    Have you Been Denied Veterans Disability Benefits?

    Have you Been Denied Veterans Disability Benefits?
    As an attorney accredited to prosecute claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs, I want to make you aware that you have the absolute right to retain an attorney to represent you before the Department…
  • Jun 22

    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits Unraveled

    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Benefits Unraveled
    New Jersey workers’ compensation benefits are governed under N.J.S.A. 34:15 et seq. There are three benefits you are entitled to when you get hurt at work in New Jersey: payment of medical bills, payment of temporary disability benefits…
  • Jun 18

    How Do I Appeal the Denial of Military Service Connected Disability Benefits and Do I Need an Attorney?

    How Do I Appeal the Denial of Military Service Connected Disability Benefits and Do I Need an Attorney?
    Veterans service-connected disability benefits are often denied or awarded at the incorrect rating or date of disability. If you find yourself in this position, you have the right to an appeal and you increase your chances of winning if you…
Rank this Week: 3737

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act

    The Path to Federalization: US Supreme Court Again Validates the Affordable Care Act
    The US Supreme Court again affirmed the validity of The Affordable Care Act. The Obamacare program, as it has been nicknamed, will continue to lead to a medical delivery program than eventually will have major repercussions on the antiquated…
  • Jun 24

    NJ Supreme Court to Review Ethics of Defense Firm Facebook Investigation

    NJ Supreme Court to Review Ethics of Defense Firm Facebook Investigation
    The NJ Supreme will review the ethical propriety of the actions of a defense law firm whose attorney instructed a paralegal to "friend" the adverse party on Facebook for discovery purposes without disclosing the paralegal's relationship with…
  • Jun 24

    US EPA Report Calls For Better Regulation of Demolition of Asbestos Containing Bulding

    US EPA Report Calls For Better Regulation of Demolition of Asbestos Containing Bulding
    The Inspector General of the US Environmental Protection Agency released a report calling for safer demotion of buildings containing asbestos fiber. Asbestos is a known cancer producing substance causing asbestosis, lung cancer and…
Rank this Week: 4495

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jun 25

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
  • Jun 7

    5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Appeal a Denied Worker’s Compensation Claim

    5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Appeal a Denied Worker’s Compensation Claim
    No two people ever suffer exactly the same on-the-job injury or work-related illness in exactly the same way. Despite this, disability case reviewers at the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation treat the majority of applicants…
  • May 21

    How to Apply for SERS Disability Benefit

    How to Apply for SERS Disability Benefit
    Created at about the same time as the federal Social Security system, Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System serves the same functions as that pension and disability program for non-teaching educational workers in the Buckeye State.…
Rank this Week: 2342

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day
    As some of you may know my wife Megan has suffered from RSD/CRPS since August of 2012 after a surgery. We encountered doctors that do not understand this disease. We struggled to understand it ourselves. Luckily, we found some great…
  • Feb 18

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?
    Here is a quick reminder from Nashville car wreck and injury attorney Jonathan Williams of what to do if you are involved in an automobile accident. 1. Call the Police-Get an accident report from the police even if it seems minor. This can…
  • Feb 17

    Walk Like a Penguin

    Walk Like a Penguin
    The last thing you want to do on a snow day is talk to a Nashville injury attorney. We have all seen the news warning us not to drive and pictures and stories of car wrecks all over Middle Tennessee. Since you should not drive on ice,…
Rank this Week: 3189

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/
  • Jun 24

    Cool safety tips for a successful summer road trip

    Cool safety tips for a successful summer road trip
    Summer officially kicked off June 21, which means it’s time to enjoy sunshine and vacations. Summer is one of the highest travel periods in the United States, and it can also be one of the most dangerous times on our roadways.…
  • Jun 17

    CCS attorney Matt Clark named Super Lawyers Rising Star for third straight year

    CCS attorney Matt Clark named Super Lawyers Rising Star for third straight year
    Matt Clark, attorney and senior partner at the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, has been named a 2015 Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for the third straight year. The Rising Star title is awarded to…
  • Jun 9

    CCS marketing director earns statewide honor for MADD volunteer work

    CCS marketing director earns statewide honor for MADD volunteer work
    Jorge Barrientos, director of marketing and public relations for the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, was awarded California’s Volunteer of the Year award on May 30 by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, California, at the…
Rank this Week: 2206

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule
    On June 19, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its second opinion in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bush (posted on our blog August 23, 2014). The first time around the Court of Appeals addressed several issues. On appeal…
  • Apr 13

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
Rank this Week: 5017

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?

    After-Hour Injuries: Can Your Company Be Liable?
    If you are injured while you are at your workplace during business hours while in the course of your employment, your company, through its workers’ compensation insurance, will pay for your medical bills. Workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 16

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About

    Florida Laws You Might Not Know About
    An Internet search for Florida laws you might not know about results in more than 268 million hits. While some are more outlandish than others, many are still useful and interesting to know about. For example, unmarried people who cohabitate…
  • Jun 9

    How Safe of a Driver Are You?

    How Safe of a Driver Are You?
    Driving is a skill many people take for granted. It is a task that is embedded into many people’s lives and is the one skill they have that has the strongest tie to their independence. They drive to work, to … Continued
Rank this Week: 2273

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/
  • Jun 22

    Eighty Maryland Drunk-Driving Arrests in One Weekend

    Eighty Maryland Drunk-Driving Arrests in One Weekend
    Earlier this month, an article by the local Baltimore CBS affiliate was published, indicating that over one weekend in June there were over 80 DUI or DUI-related arrests across the State of Maryland. According to the article, a large…
  • Jun 15

    Plaintiff Loses Case When Judge Keeps Out Police Officer’s Opinion of Who Caused Accident

    Plaintiff Loses Case When Judge Keeps Out Police Officer’s Opinion of Who Caused Accident
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Appeals in West Virginia denied a plaintiff’s appeal in a car accident case that requested a new trial based on the lower court’s failure to allow the plaintiff to submit the…
  • Jun 8

    Maryland Woman’s Medical Malpractice Claims Dismissed After Missing Statute of Limitation

    Maryland Woman’s Medical Malpractice Claims Dismissed After Missing Statute of Limitation
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Maryland decided a case that may leave a lasting impression on the State’s medical malpractice law. In the case, Wilcox.v. Orellano, the plaintiff was a woman who was referred to the…
Rank this Week: 2768

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Jun 22

    Heat-related illness on-the-job

    Heat-related illness on-the-job
    With temperatures soaring well into the 90’s in Georgia […] The post Heat-related illness on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 16

    Teens injured in fast food restaurant

    Teens injured in fast food restaurant
    As we head into the dog-days of summer in Georgia, many […] The post Teens injured in fast food restaurants appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jun 2

    Workers’ rights in intoxification defense

    Workers’ rights in intoxification defense
    Much attention has been brought to the dangers of drink […] The post Workers’ rights in intoxification defense appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 5076

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/
  • Jun 20

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk

    Report: Young, Immigrant Construction Workers at Small Firms at High Injury Risk
    Workplace injury can happen almost anywhere. From fast food restaurants to corporate headquarters, the potential is always there. However, certain industries and jobs pose a greater vulnerability to work-related injury. The American Society…
  • Jun 15

    Gill v. Brescome Barton, Inc. - Work-Related Knee Injurie

    Gill v. Brescome Barton, Inc. - Work-Related Knee Injurie
    It's not uncommon for employers to switch workers' compensation insurance carriers periodically. However, this action caused a headache for the courts when it came to a worker who suffered two compensable work-related injuries while working…
  • Jun 6

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company - Violence at Work

    Devine v. Great Divide Insurance Company - Violence at Work
    The U.S. Department of Labor reports nearly 2 million people are victims of workplace violence annually. Workplace violence is defined as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening, disruptive…
Rank this Week: 4732