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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 27

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)
    Ronit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, Lawyers and the Legal Profession, (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-19), available at SSRN.John FloodOne of the main concerns of the authors is the structure of the legal profession in which…
  • Apr 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
  • Apr 22

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?
    Michael C. Donaldson, Refuge From The Storm: A Fair Use Safe Harbor For Non-Fiction Works, 59 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 477 (2012), available at SSRN.Pam SamuelsonSo much has been written on the fair use case law in the U.S. that…
Rank this Week: 41

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 27

    Internal Auditing Is Not Just For The Self Insured

    Internal Auditing Is Not Just For The Self Insured
    There is an understandable need for workers compensation internal audits for the self-insured employer or the high retention employer.  However, insured or low retention employers also need to consider internal auditing for policies,…
  • Apr 24

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit

    Controls Limit Workers Comp Drug Price Rise To 1.9% And Other News Tidbit
    Crawford® to Showcase Extensive Range of Claims Management Services at RIMS Crawford & Company®-and its Broadspire® and Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®) units-will be showcasing their extensive claims management services at…
  • Apr 24

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site

    Singapore Noting Crackdown on Construction Site
    Officials in Singapore are not wasting any time in cracking down on construction sites where safety is an issue.   Recently, the Ministry of Manpower noted a number of unfavorable conditions at a variety of construction worksites across…
Rank this Week: 263

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: 367

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/
  • Apr 27

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run

    Rise in Bicycle vs. Car Hit-and-Run
    A recent study by University of California at Berkeley found that hit-and-run fatalities are more likely to occur in the West and Midwest. As warm weather approaches, our team of bicycle accident attorneys examines why hit-and-runs are on the…
  • Apr 22

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical

    10 Oil Worker Deaths Attributed to Hydrocarbon Chemical
    Government agencies recently acknowledged a pattern among oil worker fatalities, which were previously ruled natural deaths by heart failure. The stunning similarities among these deaths are forcing industry insiders to consider the role of…
  • Apr 20

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian

    How Rauner's Plans for Reform will Harm Injured Illinoisian
    In Governor Rauner's State of the State Address in February 2015, he made direct remarks about his plans to reform the personal injury legal system in Illinois. Among his remarks, he proposed prohibiting trial lawyers from contributing to…
Rank this Week: 590

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 27

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine

    Higher Wages is Smart for Busine
    Today’s post was shared by US Labor Department and comes from blog.dol.gov As President Obama and Secretary Perez have said, raising the minimum wage isn’t just the right thing to do for working families it’s the smart thing…
  • Apr 23

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter

    Yes, Monetary Benefits Are Available For Injured Volunteer Firefighter
    I recently read the news about a benefit fundraiser being held for the widow of a Long Island volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty when the floor he was on during a fire collapsed. The volunteer, only 43 year old, left behind a…
  • Apr 20

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA

    SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY: THE TRUTH BEHIND MISCHARACTERIZATIONS BY POLITICIANS AND THE MEDIA
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jay Causey, from Causey Law Firm. A thought-provoking article about the Social Security Disability (SSD) program appeared in the August 25, 2014 edition of The Hill, a newspaper published for and…
Rank this Week: 636

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 24

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?

    What Is An Upset Bid Period?
    The post What Is An Upset Bid Period? appeared first on Duncan Law.
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
Rank this Week: 698

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/
  • Apr 24

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward

    EEOC transgender case in Detroit will go forward
    As our readers know, the EEOC filed two lawsuits last fall against private employers, alleging discrimination against transgender individuals: one case against a medical practice in Florida, and the other against a funeral home operation in…
  • Apr 24

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad

    Hey – that EEOC wellness rule isn’t half bad
    NOTE: As I breathlessly reported last week, the EEOC has issued its long-awaited proposed rule on employer wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Here is a nicer copy than the one that was available…
  • Apr 17

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?

    Is telecommuting a reasonable accommodation, or is it not?
    Inquiring minds want to know! In the context of a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent court decision says that “regular attendance” is an essential function of the job. But what is…
Rank this Week: 633

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Apr 24

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident

    Northeastern Cities Have the Most Car Accident
    A recent story in USA Today by Dovie Rice concluded that it should not come as a surprise to Americans that the most hazardous and potentially deadly thing you do every day is to drive your car. Mr. Rice compiled statistics and information…
  • Apr 23

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement

    Stark & Stark Attorney Obtains $2.3 Million in Two Construction Accident Settlement
    Stark & Stark attorney, Bryan M. Roberts, obtained a $1.3 Million settlement for a surveyor who was injured in a roadway construction site on Interstate 287 in Somerset County when she was struck by a utility vehicle travelling in…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger

    Motorcycles and Potholes – The Hidden Danger
    Another brutal winter has resulted in minefields of potholes on our roadways. As the weather warms and we unplug our battery tenders to take to the highways, there are serious dangers lurking for the unwary. Riders always ride with a level of…
Rank this Week: 777

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/
  • Mar 31

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?

    In Like a Lion, Out Like a . . . . . Backup?
    I started the day today pondering an age-old question.  Here in Central New Jersey March undeniably came in like a lion.  Today, the last day of the month, will it go out like a lion or, consistent with the old saying, like a lamb?…
  • Mar 28

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case

    Kleiner Perkins Wins Gender Discrimination Case
    The closely watched gender discrimination case of Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins, her former employer, has ended in a clean win for Kleiner Perkins.  At least in the courtroom.  Kleiner Perkins, in case you're not familiar with it, is…
  • Mar 22

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion

    EEOC Slammed Again for Relying Upon Unsupportable "Expert" Opinion
    I can't add much to the Employment Class Action Blog's report on EEOC v. Freeman (4th Cir. 2015). Suffice it to say that the EEOC got caught - again - with its hand in the intellectual cookie jar, relying upon bogus expert opinion.…
Rank this Week: 775

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: 762

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Circus: OSHA Settlement

    The Circus: OSHA Settlement
    Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement9 employees injured in May 2014 fall in Providence, Rhode IslandRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, will implement ongoing safety enhancements in aerial…
  • Apr 25

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now

    Medical Costs: Why Target the Drug Industry Now
    The pharmaceutical industry may indeed be a major factor in the future success of reducing workers' compensation treatment costs and improve the success rate of care. Such action will reduce the cost of medical treatment and likewise reduce…
  • Apr 24

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal

    First Capital Insulation faces $490K in fines for willfully allowing unsafe asbestos removal
    Workers safely remove asbestos.Source: OSHA.govYORK, Pa. – Nearly invisible to the eye, asbestos* fibers can literally take someone's breath away. Fibers in the air can be inhaled unknowingly and trapped in the lungs. Regular exposure…
Rank this Week: 890

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Worker killed in Illinois crane accident

    Worker killed in Illinois crane accident
    On January 12, a worker was killed in a crane accident at an Illinois Taylor Crane construction site. Justin Jokerst, 31, was working at a construction site in Edwardsville, Illinois on a Grove HL150T crane when he was crushed by the…
  • Apr 24

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim

    Illinois woman claims she was fired after filing workers’ compensation claim
    A former employee of an Illinois rehabilitation center has filed a lawsuit, claiming that she was fired after filing for workers’ compensation benefits. Penny Lucas claims that she suffered an injury when she fell at work on December…
  • Apr 23

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim

    Illinois psychiatrist suspended after medical malpractice claim
    An Illinois psychiatrist has been suspended by the State of Illinois in response to medical malpractice claims levied against him. The complaints against the psychiatrist include allegations that he engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct…
Rank this Week: 1145

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/
  • Apr 27

    Don't Get Comfortable

    Don't Get Comfortable
    This weekend I witnessed the graduation of my son from The California Maritime Academy.All the pageantry that one would expect from a collegiate commencement ceremony occurred: speeches from presidents, provosts, admirals, and politicians;…
  • Apr 24

    This Ain't No Circu

    This Ain't No Circu
    The Wall Street Journal yesterday ran a story on the plight of Cirque de Soleil performers following the death of Sarah Guillot-Guyard, who was killed while performing for the show “Kà”, said to be the most challenging of…
  • Apr 23

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept

    Drugs, Formularies, Concept
    Will California become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a prescription drug formulary for workers’ compensation?By all accounts, it certainly seems so.There is hardly ever a proposed legal change to California's workers'…
Rank this Week: 900

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 1099

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: 811

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury

    DO NOT QUIT YOUR JOB After a Work Injury
    One of the easiest ways to lose your workers’ compensation benefits and any chance of a settlement is for the injured worker to quit their job. Many people do not think this will affect their benefits. Many people who are on light duty…
  • Apr 2

    Springtime Construction Accident

    Springtime Construction Accident
    With the weather warming up many of us know that this means construction season is starting back up. While for a lot of residents across PA this means traffic backups and a lot of loud noise, for some of the hardest working people in our…
  • Mar 26

    Construction Worker Accident

    Construction Worker Accident
    Construction work is one of the most physically demanding jobs there is. These men and women have literally built our homes, cities and country from the ground up. Unfortunately this is also one of the most dangerous jobs there is. According…
Rank this Week: 1065

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: 1097

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/
  • Apr 27

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed
    In a lawsuit brought by the New York community service Society for petitioner, KM, Judge Moulton of the New York County Supreme Court Held That BOTH the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the New York City Civil Service…
  • Mar 5

    TLC Article 78 case

    TLC Article 78 case
    Petitioner taxicab driver was found to have overcharged passengers on three occasions. Nonetheless he was only adjudicated once as having done so. The Appellate Division, first Department found that the driver had failed to exhaust his…
  • Dec 6

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
Rank this Week: 1324

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    Intrusive Insurance Companies: Why Their Policies Have Backfired

    Intrusive Insurance Companies: Why Their Policies Have Backfired
    Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law was enacted to provide “swift and virtually automatic payment” of benefits.  The idea behind the law was to ensure that individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents could…
  • Apr 22

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide

    Top 4 Services Your Social Security Disability Attorney Should Provide
    Hiring an attorney can be scary. You are asking someone to represent you with a legal issue that affects your life! If you are like most people, you’ve had very little if any interaction with attorneys or the legal process. So how will…
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Negligence?

    What Constitutes Negligence?
    As an attorney who represents those injured by the negligence of others, I am often asked by clients “what does negligence mean?”  Basically, negligence is the failure to exercise the standard of care that a “reasonably…
Rank this Week: 1298

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/
  • Apr 27

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?

    Are Concussions Worth the Risk for Hockey Players?
    Professional hockey, much like football, is considered to be a dangerous, high contact sport. With recent news of San Francisco 49er’s linebacker Chris Borland’s decision to retire at age 24 due to concussions, a lot of NHL…
  • Apr 23

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee

    OSHA Reports that Cost of Work-related Injuries are Shifting to Employee
    Many decades ago, OSHA created workplace safety standards to help employees avoid injuries from dangerous working conditions. Despite these standards, each year more than 3 million workers are seriously injured or killed while on the job.…
  • Apr 20

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade
    Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller Original Article here: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article17954633.html Hockey players, while focusing on speed and precision, must simultaneously be aware of the…
Rank this Week: 1773

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 27

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View

    Improving Workers’ Compensation for Workers: Another View
    There’s a lot to debate and digest in the recent NPR/ProPublica workers’ compensation series. The Center for Effective Government has published an analysis that adds to the discussion. The piece’s catchy title is Six Charts…
  • Apr 23

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    April 28: Celebrate Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work
    Workers’ Memorial Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work is set for April 28 this year. The history of Mary “Mother Jones,” whose name graces a progressive magazine, is noteworthy. She fought tirelessly to improve…
  • Apr 20

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?

    Is Your Job Causing Asthma or Making It Worse?
    The spring allergy season that also causes asthma concerns is upon us, and this is especially evident in the Great Plains, where the wind blows dust and pollen throughout most days.  A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control…
Rank this Week: 1697

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1331

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Apr 24

    Job postings in Georgia

    Job postings in Georgia
     We all like to see job growth in our state. Several jo […] The post Job postings in Georgia appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 22

    Nurses injured on-the-job

    Nurses injured on-the-job
    Healthcare workers have one of the highest rates of inj […] The post Nurses injured on-the-job appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Apr 20

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American

    Ramos Law supports Filipino-American
    In support of the Filipino-American community, The Ramo […] The post Ramos Law supports Filipino-Americans appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1463

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/
  • Apr 23

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?

    What Happens When Freelancers and Work-at-Home Employees are Injured?
    Workplace injuries in Homestead are unfortunately all too common. If you are injured at a traditional job, you are usually covered by workers’ compensation coverage. In addition, you may have a civil claim against the employer if the…
  • Apr 21

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault

    Changing Our Society to Put a Stop to Sexual Assault
    Unfortunately, sexual assault on Miami campuses and in homes and public places all across Florida is all too common. According to the CDC, one in five men and one in two women will experience some type of sexual violence during their…
  • Apr 17

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?

    How Safe is Your Child’s Playground?
    Playgrounds can be a great option for parents with small children. They can be a fun outdoor play area where children can get exercise and fresh air while learning basic social skills. While millions of children use playgrounds without…
Rank this Week: 1537

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
  • Apr 22

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect

    New Jersey’s Ban the Box Law Goes Into Effect
    On March 1, 2015, New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (also known as “Ban the Box”) went into effect.  The Act applies to employers with 15 or more employees over 20 calendar weeks that do business, employ people,…
  • Apr 20

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery

    Data Encryption and Its Potential Effect on Litigation and Discovery
    While most employers take many steps to avoid employment litigation, even the most meticulous of Human Resources departments sometimes find themselves facing a lawsuit in federal or state court. In some respects, technology has made…
Rank this Week: 1326

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: 1680

SC Disability Law

SC Disability Law

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

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

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation

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

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

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

    Apply wisely for disability benefit

    Apply wisely for disability benefit
    Apply wisely for disability benefitsThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal advice…
Rank this Week: 1571

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

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

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

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

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

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

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

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 1783

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

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

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 11

    What is a Stipulation Status Conference? MN Workers' Compensation Proceeding

    What is a Stipulation Status Conference? MN Workers' Compensation Proceeding
    My workers’ compensation case settled. I received Notice of a Stipulation Status Conference from the Office of Administrative Hearings. What is this? A Stipulation Status Conference is an informal conference scheduled by the…
Rank this Week: 1232

Michigan Injury Lawyers Blog

Michigan Injury Lawyers Blog

Michigan trial lawyers discuss personal injury and wrongful death cases. By The Reeves Law Group.

http://www.michiganinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1806

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: 1730

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1376

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Children of Fallen South Carolina Highway Workers Awarded Scholarship

    Children of Fallen South Carolina Highway Workers Awarded Scholarship
    When we drive down a highway in South Carolina, we often see signs warning us to drive within the speed limit and watch out for highway workers, especially at night. These signs often contain warnings such as "Slow down, my mommy works…
  • Apr 26

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Poultry Worker

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Poultry Worker
    When people think of on-the-job injuries, they often think of a single accident or incident, but carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and other repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) are, in reality, often a work-related condition for which a patient may…
  • Apr 25

    Bakery Explosion Results in Serious Burn Injuries to Worker

    Bakery Explosion Results in Serious Burn Injuries to Worker
    Restaurant workers get burned all the time. Normally, it is not a serious burn, but they happen frequently from causes such as splattering grease, reaching too close to a food warmer, or even from a hot dishwasher. Many "back of the house"…
Rank this Week: 5000

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

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

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 2193

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Apr 27

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim
    SSA Assisting Veterans with Claims The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to assist veterans who have served since October 1, 2001 in the processing of their claims. To receive this expedited processing, you must have been…
  • Apr 13

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder

    Social Security Disability and Bipolar Disorder
    Probably one of the more challenging conditions that we come across in trying to establish that an individual is disabled enough to receive Social Security disability benefits has to do with the diagnosed condition of Bipolar Disorder. It is…
  • Apr 10

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose

    Dealing with Adverse Medical Reports – Duty to Disclose
    Regarding a duty on the part of a claimant’s representative to provide to the Social Security Administration and/or the office of Disability Adjudication and Review any “adverse evidence” that they may have in their…
Rank this Week: 4016

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

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

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • Apr 27

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day

    Tomorrow is Workers Memorial Day
    April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, a day dedicated to remembering those who have suffered and died on the job and renewing the fight for safe workplaces. Here are some resources and events about tomorrow's observances. OSHA: 4,585 [U.S.]…
  • Apr 23

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review

    Go see Joe for the latest & greatest Health Wonk Review
    Our esteemed colleague Joe Paduda is hosting the current edition of Health Wonk Review over at Managed Care Matters: The Everything-PPACA edition of Health Wonk Review We have a tiny cavil with the title of Joe's post though because although…
  • Apr 22

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair

    Workplace suicides are climbing; Highest in law enforcement, farming, auto repair
    "Between 2003 and 2010, a total of 1,719 people died by suicide in the workplace. Workplace suicide rates generally decreased until 2007 and then sharply increased. This is in contrast with non-workplace suicides, which increased over…
Rank this Week: 2658

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
  • Apr 23

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation: The Man-made Quagmire (Part 1 of 3)
    I’m starting here a three-part series explaining why workers should claim their rights under workers’ compensation laws.  The three parts are, in summary:  How the employer makes it tough to claim work comp; How the…
  • Apr 13

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty

    The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.washingtonpost.com There’s a good news/bad news situation for occupational injuries in the United States: Fewer people are getting hurt on the job. But…
Rank this Week: 3309

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 27

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death

    WA State Agency Asks for Criminal Charges in Teen’s Workplace Death
    By Nick McGurk, KIRO TV The Department of Labor and Industries is pushing for criminal charges against a company after a teenager was found dead in the blades of an auger last July.  Bradley Hogue, 19, was on his second day of work…
  • Apr 23

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine

    Contracting Scams Result in Jail Time and Fine
    Seattle – A contractor who scammed two building owners has been sentenced to four months in King County Jail and ordered to pay more than $25,000 in restitution. Collin Patrick Chester, 43, pled guilty in December 2014 to two…
  • Apr 20

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker

    Workers’ Comp Programs Further Injure Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Those of us who represent injured workers have known for a long time that workers’ compensation does not restore an injured worker to his pre-injury wage…
Rank this Week: 4092

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 27

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett
    Kate A. Desmond | Associate Throughout the country, and in Massachusetts, students in schools have always felt the effects of bullying. Unfortunately, today, the internet and social media have spawned a new kind of bullying, Cyberbullying.…
  • Apr 13

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda
    By: Kevin O’Malley | Partner This past January I traveled to Uganda, Africa for two weeks with my lifelong friend Matt Breslin and his daughter Allie. We volunteered through Clemency Uganda, a nonprofit based in Bugembe (one of THE…
  • Feb 5

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm
    Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a vehicle that was not properly cleaned…
Rank this Week: 2511

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3106

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4079

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation

    FAQs on Workers’ Compensation
    Every year, thousands of people are injured at work who require time off to recover. These people qualify for workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, very few people fully understand how workers’ compensation works. These are the…
  • Apr 17

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Distracted drivers killed an average of nine people per day in 2013. That amounts to over 3,000 deaths that could have been easily avoided by simply maintaining focus behind the wheel. Between texting, talking on the phone, and the various…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?

    Do You Have a WEAR and TEAR™ Injury?
    While we often talk about accident-related injuries on our Web site, when it comes to workers’ compensation claims, you do not actually have to be involved in an accident in order to be entitled to benefits. If you have been ……
Rank this Week: 2362

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
  • Apr 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
  • Apr 20

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring

    Five Tips for Safe Driving This Spring
    Whether you are commuting to work or driving to your spring vacation spot, now that winter is over you will likely see an increase in the number of cars on the road. Here are five tips to help you stay safe in the driver’s seat this…
  • Apr 16

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel,…
Rank this Week: 3103

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: 3671

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie

    Ladder Accidents: A Common Cause of Construction Site Injurie
    Work-related injuries resulting from a fall from a ladder can vary from minor to severe and can even be fatal. Ladder accidents are a common cause of workplace accidents occurring on construction sites. The injuries resulting from a fall from…
  • Apr 20

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?

    Who Can Receive Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits?
    Losing a loved one in a work-related accident is an extremely heartbreaking event. This tragedy further felt when you are financially dependent on the person who has passed away. Though no one can replace your lost loved one, the financial…
  • Apr 16

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work
    Among the most serious types of work-related accidents involve heavy machinery and equipment. Equipment accidents can cause severe injuries and render a worker completely disabled for a lifetime. Workers prone to equipment…
Rank this Week: 2336