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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 28

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District
    On Friday, January 13, the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was hit by a Metra Electric District (Metra) train filed a wrongful death lawsuit. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Felicia Roberts filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court,…
  • Feb 28

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a supermarket slip & fall case, and a bus accident involving a passenger who was under the influence.
  • Feb 17

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M
    IKEA, which is the biggest seller of furniture worldwide, has entered into a $50 million settlement agreement with the families of three young boys, whose deaths were caused by products manufactured by the Swedish company. The victims, who…
Rank this Week: 100

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 23

    In a Volatile Political Climate MSAs & Professional Administration Provide Much Needed Assurance

    In a Volatile Political Climate MSAs & Professional Administration Provide Much Needed Assurance
    These first few of months of 2017 have been, to put it mildly, volatile in national politics.  The incoming Trump Administration and a Republican Congress are poised to tackle the federal budget, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi

    WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisi
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis   It’s been two…
  • Mar 21

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome

    WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcome
    WCRI Recap – 3 Part Series WCRI Recap – Impact of Donald Trump and 2016 Election WCRI Recap: 3 Factors That Most Impact Worker Outcomes WCRI Recap: Single Biggest Factor To Turn-Around Opioid Crisis It’s been two weeks since…
Rank this Week: 199

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: 265

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women

    Most Common Workplace Injuries For Women
    Men suffer more workplace injuries than women, but millions of women are joining the workforce in traditionally male-dominated jobs every year. And according to data from the Department of Labor, 57.2 percent of the 128 million working age…
  • Mar 8

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them

    Crane Accidents and How to Prevent Them
    Dozens of construction workers are injured in crane accidents annually in the United States. Injuries and fatalities occur among the men and women operating the cranes as well as to workers and others on the ground. Crane accidents and…
  • Mar 7

    Construction at Amherst College’s New Science Center Will Double As Workplace Safety Project

    Construction at Amherst College’s New Science Center Will Double As Workplace Safety Project
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has partnered with Barr & Barr Inc, a construction management company, to use the construction of Amherst College’s New Science Center as a model for workplace safety. Barr…
Rank this Week: 450

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

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

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

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

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

    Uncompensated Californian

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

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 491

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    NJ Bar Association Seek Re-Nomination of Judges of Compensation and System Wide Procedural Improvement

    NJ Bar Association Seek Re-Nomination of Judges of Compensation and System Wide Procedural Improvement
    The NJ State Bar Association is urging Gov. Chris Christie to reappoint qualified workers’ compensation judges who are eligible for tenure.Read the letter to Gov. Christie here. (March 22, 2017)The organization also offered…
  • Mar 2

    Trump Administration May Bring a Surge in Occupational Disease Claim

    Trump Administration May Bring a Surge in Occupational Disease Claim
    Mesothelioma date rates remain high in the US. With anticipated less EPA and OSHA regulation under the Trump administration, there is the potential for a serious surge of future occupational disease claims in the United States.President Trump…
  • Feb 26

    The limits on a total permanent disability award

    The limits on a total permanent disability award
    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral argument concerning the mathematical limits of a workers’ compensation total disability case. At the heart of the issue was whether an injured worker could have an increase in a…
Rank this Week: 884

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/
  • Mar 24

    “The freezing trucker” and Gorsuch’s heart of ice: A micro-fiction

    “The freezing trucker” and Gorsuch’s heart of ice: A micro-fiction
    It was a bleak and frigid night on I-88 somewhere in northern Illinois. The icy wind whipped across the flatlands, grazing the endless rows of white, brittle remains of last year’s corn crop. The only place to be…
  • Mar 24

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Franchisors received some encouraging news this week from President Trump’s Acting Solicitor General, Nicholas Geale. Mr. Geale says that he prefers not to bring enforcement actions based on a theory that franchisors and franchisees are…
  • Mar 22

    It’s OFCCP audit time! Six questions contractors should ask themselve

    It’s OFCCP audit time! Six questions contractors should ask themselve
    Louise Davies is an Affirmative Action Paralegal in Constangy’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office. For more than 15 years, she has helped employers develop affirmative action plans and respond to audits and on-site investigations by…
Rank this Week: 754

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/
  • Mar 24

    Back to the Essential

    Back to the Essential
    Michael Buckland, Information and Society (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series, 2017).Herbert BurkertJudging from its title, Professor Michael Buckland‘s book seems to be yet another introduction into the relationship between…
  • Mar 23

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?
    J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).Sergio J. CamposOftentimes when we call a thing someone’s “property,” we do so to invoke a very specific picture of the owner’s rights…
  • Mar 22

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law
    David Skeel, The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law, 72 Bus. Law. 1 (2016/2017), available at SSRN.Christopher M. BrunerAlthough corporate bylaws are, by and large, the mundane and technical instruments of day-to-day governance that most…
Rank this Week: 837

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/
  • Mar 23

    Employers May Contest Injured Employees’ Workers’ Compensation Application

    Employers May Contest Injured Employees’ Workers’ Compensation Application
    The Georgia workers’ compensation program is designed to allow for injured workers to obtain temporary benefits while they recover from their injuries. However, in some cases, an injured worker’s employer contests that the injury…
  • Mar 14

    Construction Accident Claims One Worker’s Life, OSHA Investigate

    Construction Accident Claims One Worker’s Life, OSHA Investigate
    Earlier this month, a New Jersey man was killed when he was struck by a piece of construction equipment while on a New York job-site. According to one local news report covering the tragic accident, at around 4:20 in the afternoon a load fell…
  • Mar 7

    Georgia School Workers Have a Difficult Time Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Georgia School Workers Have a Difficult Time Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    The Georgia workers’ compensation program is designed to provide temporary benefits to injured workers while they recover from an on-the-job injury. In theory, the program works well for both employees – who do not have to about…
Rank this Week: 778

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?

    What Qualifies as Commercial Litigation?
    What does a commercial litigation lawyer do?  People are often confused when lawyers say they practice “commercial litigation” because the term does not have an official or legal meaning.  Technically, it means lawsuits…
  • Mar 1

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation

    5 Most Common Types of Commercial Litigation
    When it comes to business, there are so many rules to follow most of us can’t keep track.  However, one thing we can all wrap our heads around is that there are certain “rules” to play by.  Not only are they rules,…
  • Feb 27

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?

    What Happens if I am an Injured Passenger in an Auto Accident?
    Oftentimes it is not only the driver that is injured in an auto accident, it is the passengers as well.  What typically happens when a person is injured as a passenger is that the at-fault party for the accident (person that caused the…
Rank this Week: 910

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Firm New

    Firm New
    NORTHFIELD, NJ – March 23, 2017 – Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo welcomes attorney Richard W. Gaeckle to the Personal Injury Department.  Rich has over 14 years of legal experience, including a strong knowledge of construction…
  • Mar 18

    How Medical Evidence Affects Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    How Medical Evidence Affects Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    When you suffer an injury at work, the first thing you may hear is that it doesn’t matter how it happened – workers’ comp will pay for everything. And, there is certainly some truth to that statement. But, not complete…
  • Mar 10

    March 2017 – New Laws Weaken Protection Against Medical Malpractice

    March 2017 – New Laws Weaken Protection Against Medical Malpractice
    Did you know that the right of all Americans to pursue a medical malpractice or nursing home negligence case could be restricted in the near future? Read this month’s newsletter to learn more about House Resolution 1215, being voted on…
Rank this Week: 886

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/
Rank this Week: 1143

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
Rank this Week: 1003

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Feb 7

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company
    In a recent and unfortunate Ohio legal decision, the 2nd District Court of Appeals has ruled against an injured party and sided with Auto Owners Insurance Company. In Wetzel v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2016-Ohio-5355, Shane Wetzel unsuccessfully…
  • Jan 5

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

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

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature
    Are the modern features in cars making them safer? Car safety features are always evolving as much as the technology that drives transportation, itself. With all of this attention to development and implementation, it also begs the question:…
Rank this Week: 822

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
  • Dec 13

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

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

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

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

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

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim
    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last…
Rank this Week: 677

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: 993

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

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

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

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

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

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

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1180

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: 821

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 1176

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: 1158

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: 612

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation FAQs

Answers workers' compensation questions for Pennsylvania residents. 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: 926

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
Rank this Week: 618

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Are They Coming or Going? Employee Travel Can Trigger Workers’ Compensation Liability

    Are They Coming or Going? Employee Travel Can Trigger Workers’ Compensation Liability
    As a general rule, an employee who is injured while commuting to or from work is not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, as the injuries are not deemed to be “in the course and scope of employment” by virtue of the…
  • Mar 23

    Employer Liability for Injuries Sustained by Temporary Agency Worker

    Employer Liability for Injuries Sustained by Temporary Agency Worker
    The use of temporary employees provided by agencies that supply laborers, secretaries, nurses or other skilled or unskilled workers to the public and private sector is increasing. Employers who use these temporary agency workers’ must…
  • Mar 20

    Scope of Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law Examined

    Scope of Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law Examined
    As if Counties could forget that Court employees are just a little different, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania sent us another reminder when the Court held that the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law does not apply to judicial employees.…
Rank this Week: 4463

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Mesothelioma Increasing in Younger Generation

    Mesothelioma Increasing in Younger Generation
    Asbestos has been removed from consumer products since the 1970s. So why are the rates of young people getting mesothelioma increasing? That’s what an article on Forbes seeks to explain.... Read more » The post Mesothelioma…
  • Mar 23

    Hit and Run on GA-400 Brings Tragedy

    Hit and Run on GA-400 Brings Tragedy
    Georgia 400 is one of the busiest and most dangerous roads in Atlanta, especially that nasty merge from 285 on the right side. A crash on that road has claimed... Read more » The post Hit and Run on GA-400 Brings Tragedy appeared first…
  • Mar 22

    Deadly Crash on I-5 in Cartersville

    Deadly Crash on I-5 in Cartersville
    Atlanta is known for its traffic, but the most congested areas aren’t necessarily the most dangerous. While there may be more cars on the road, a traffic jam has a... Read more » The post Deadly Crash on I-5 in Cartersville…
Rank this Week: 2261

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    NCDOT: Uptick in Crashes Along I-77 Project Zone

    NCDOT: Uptick in Crashes Along I-77 Project Zone
    Administrators with the North Carolina Department of Transportation said they have planned meetings with traffic engineers and officials with local governments in Mecklenburg County after a spate of crashes on the I-77 toll lane that is…
  • Mar 22

    Pennsylvania Court: A School Board Can be Held Liable for Its Teacher’s Mesothelioma

    Pennsylvania Court: A School Board Can be Held Liable for Its Teacher’s Mesothelioma
    The estate of a school teacher who died of mesothelioma can hold the school district liable that she for worked at the time of her alleged exposure to asbestos.  That’s according to a ruling by the Commonwealth Court of…
  • Mar 20

    Workers’ Compensation for Variable Wage Worker Considered

    Workers’ Compensation for Variable Wage Worker Considered
    A variable wage worker is one for whom wages are not consistent from month-to-month, week-to-week or sometimes day-to-day. The most common example of this is tipped workers, or those who rely on tips for the majority of their pay. Restaurant…
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Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Mar 24

    When Can You Sue An Employer For Negligence?

    When Can You Sue An Employer For Negligence?
    In Georgia, and in most other states, generally, when your are injured on the job your only remedy is for benefits under the applicable workers compensation laws.  In Georgia, this is known as the exclusive remedy doctrine.  The…
  • Mar 23

    Rollover Ends in Tragedy on GA 400

    Rollover Ends in Tragedy on GA 400
    Yesterday afternoon, a multi-car crash on GA 400  took the life of one and injured several others in Atlanta.   The collision caused several lanes of southbound GA 400 to be closed for several hours.  While the crash in under…
  • Mar 23

    The NTSB to Issue Its Report on Biloxi’s Fatal Train-Bus Crash Within Week

    The NTSB to Issue Its Report on Biloxi’s Fatal Train-Bus Crash Within Week
    A recent train – tour bus collision in Biloxi, Mississippi, that killed four and left many injured, has been investigated by the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board)  for several weeks and their findings will soon be made…
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San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 2233

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Mar 23

    Traffic-Related Occupational Fatalities Up 9%

    Traffic-Related Occupational Fatalities Up 9%
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. In 2015 (the most recent year for statistics), traffic-related fatalities saw the largest percentage increase in nearly five decades. According to the…
  • Mar 20

    Why Immigration Policy Changes Will Probably Impact Workers Compensation

    Why Immigration Policy Changes Will Probably Impact Workers Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. In theory, the changes to immigration policy proposed by President Trump shouldn’t impact workers compensation in Nebraska. Workers compensation…
  • Mar 16

    MORE changes to Work Comp: Elimination of Court Reporters & Appeals Commission?

    MORE changes to Work Comp: Elimination of Court Reporters & Appeals Commission?
    Budget Bill Proposes Eliminating Court Reporters Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Wisconsin’s Governor recently proposed significant changes to Wisconsin’s best-in-nation…
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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

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

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Mar 23

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The collapse of the Interstate Highway-35W bridge over the Mississippi River killed 13 people and highlighted the safety hazards related to poor…
  • Mar 20

    MORE changes to Work Comp: Elimination of Court Reporters & Appeals Commission?

    MORE changes to Work Comp: Elimination of Court Reporters & Appeals Commission?
    Budget Bill Proposes Eliminating Court Reporters Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Wisconsin’s Governor recently proposed significant changes to Wisconsin’s best-in-nation…
  • Mar 16

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

    Finding A Way Forward: How I Am Greeting The New Year With Optimism
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I recently saw a quote that said “we are all just a car crash, a diagnosis, an unexpected phone call, a newfound…
Rank this Week: 3095

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Mar 23

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

    NYTimes: Lower Back Ache? Be Active and Wait It Out, New Guidelines Say
    Dr. James Weinstein, a back pain specialist and chief executive of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, has some advice for most people with lower back pain: Take two aspirin and don’t call me in the morning. On Monday,…
  • Mar 20

    How Long Should Injured Pro Athletes Get Workers Comp?

    How Long Should Injured Pro Athletes Get Workers Comp?
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from baltimore.cbslocal.com. NOTE: In Washington State’s workers’ compensation system, any injured worker receives time loss compensation benefits until they recover…
  • Mar 16

    Workers’ comp attorney praises Wisconsin governor for proposed elimination of review board

    Workers’ comp attorney praises Wisconsin governor for proposed elimination of review board
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from madisonrecord.com CHICAGO – An Illinois workers’ compensation attorney is saluting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for his proposal to eliminate an independent review board…
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Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Covers personal injury law in California.

http://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant
    The Breast Implant Lawsuit Attorneys of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP respond to the recent 2017 FDA Alert regarding the lymphoma risk associated with certain types of breast implants. This is not the first FDA warning regarding this risk. The…
  • Mar 13

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact
    March is the season of green beer, corn beef, and cabbage, as today St. Patrick’s Day is observed around the globe as a celebration of everything Irish. The real St. Patrick however, was far more interesting than even the legends of his…
  • Mar 7

    International Women’s Day 2017: Celebration March 8

    International Women’s Day 2017: Celebration March 8
    A Day Without Women Is Like A Day Without…? Feminism Of The 99% The feminist movement is not new. Far from it. Some might even say it’s tired — tired of fighting the gender-based inequality that has plagued society for…
Rank this Week: 2176

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 2067

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Custodial workers, like janitors and housekeeping staff, work around the clock to make sure the premises they are in charge of remain clean, disinfected, and well maintained. Custodial workers jobs are ridden with risks of exposure to…
  • Mar 20

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace
    Carbon monoxide is one of the most dangerous known industrial hazards causing more deaths than any known toxic agent. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas that, if inhaled, can be extremely hazardous,…
  • Mar 20

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you suffer an intervening injury or illness while receiving work comp benefits for a work-related injury, the insurance company may try to stop your benefits. When a workplace injury leaves a person unable to work, workers compensation…
Rank this Week: 1943

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 2180

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: 3743

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 21

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain

    Workers’ Compensation For Chronic Pain
    A workers’ compensation judge has the freedom to consider different doctors’ opinions before deciding whether to award workers’ compensation benefits. The judge is not limited to the most restrictive opinion but may award…
  • Mar 1

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation

    Dollar Tree Store in Roslindale, Massachusetts Cited For Workplace Safety Violation
    Busy Shopping Season Leads to Hazards In the midst of the holiday shopping season, retailers are pushing hard to make a large percentage of their profits for the year. Shelves are piled high, aisles are crowded with special displays and…
  • Feb 21

    Not All Massachusetts Employers Are Eager to Protect Injured Employees Who Are Hurt at Work

    Not All Massachusetts Employers Are Eager to Protect Injured Employees Who Are Hurt at Work
    Employees in Massachusetts generally cannot directly sue their employers for any injuries sustained at their jobs. Instead, employers across the Commonwealth must purchase “no fault” workers’ compensation insurance, which is…
Rank this Week: 2897

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/
  • Mar 21

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now
    As reported by Philly.com, a New Jersey judge temporarily blocked the state Friday from laying off firefighters in Atlantic City, but ruled that their work schedules, salaries, and overtime can be changed by former U.S. Sen. Jeffrey S. Chiesa…
  • Mar 16

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze
      As reported by N.J.com, public employee unions and government officials clashed Monday in a case before the state Supreme Court that could determine whether workers across New Jersey will get pay raises. The state’s highest court…
  • Feb 28

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury
    As reported by N.J.com, furious after watching pension investment fees triple over the last three years even as their funds lost value, police and firefighter union leaders are seeking to wrest control of their underfunded pensions from…
Rank this Week: 4487

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
  • Mar 13

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest
    Millennial drivers between the ages of 19 and 20 are most likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviors, and those behaviors expose them to increased accident risks. Those are the results of a new study that was published by the AAA…
  • Feb 20

    Apple Named in Lawsuit Related to Distracted Driving

    Apple Named in Lawsuit Related to Distracted Driving
    Apple is at the center of a class-action lawsuit filed by a man who claims that the company was negligent in its failure to implement an anti-distracted driving safety feature that it had patented. The California man was involved in an…
Rank this Week: 3018

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: 2409

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: 1859

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Mar 20

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving
    Distracted driving has been a growing concern over the last decade and state and local governments are beginning to respond by implementing severe laws that would deter drivers from using or even looking at their cellphones while they are on…
  • Mar 13

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery
    A pediatric surgeon specializes in the treatment of birth defects and childhood medical conditions through surgical procedures and ongoing care. Surgical errors occurring during these procedures may have a profound impact on the child’s…
  • Mar 6

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson is currently facing a flurry of lawsuits on multiple drugs, devices and over the counter products, but the mounting Xarelto litigation could prove to top its current legal battles, with the first bellwether trial to be…
Rank this Week: 1863

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    Will The Alabama Legislature Limit Important Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
    A new year means a new push to harm disabled workers in Alabama. The current effort — a proposal by Decatur State Senator Arthur Orr. This is not a new effort. Senator Orr has renewed his yearly effort to cut-off medical and disability…
  • Mar 13

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?
    Are traumatic brain injuries (TBI) being diagnosed by emergency rooms? It’s a topic of concern in our personal injury practice. We frequently help families struggling because a loved one suffers a TBI from an accident. We regularly see…
  • Mar 13

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?

    Do Emergency Rooms Fail to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury Victims?
    Are traumatic brain injuries (TBI) being diagnosed by emergency rooms? It’s a topic of concern in our personal injury practice. We frequently help families struggling because a loved one suffers a TBI from an accident. We regularly see…
Rank this Week: 2100

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
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
  • Mar 6

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?
    Parents might be liable for the actions of their child, especially if those actions are negligent or criminal in nature. Typically, parental liability kicks in from the age of eight to when the child reaches adulthood. So, under the basic…
Rank this Week: 2909