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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/
  • Sep 27

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia
    Priscilla Ocen, (E)Racing Childhood: Examining the Racialized Construction of Childhood and Innocence in the Treatment of Sexually Exploited Minors, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1586 (2015).Wendy Anne BachEvery day, across the criminal justice system,…
  • Sep 26

    How Do Lawyers’ Expertise Matter in Ordinary Litigation?

    How Do Lawyers’ Expertise Matter in Ordinary Litigation?
    Rebecca L. Sandefur, Elements of Professional Expertise: Understanding Relational and Substantive Expertise through Lawyers’ Impact, 80 Am. Soc. Rev. 909 (2015).Sida LiuLawyers play important roles in litigation. To scholars and law…
  • Sep 23

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration
    Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 371 (2016).Allan ErbsenJudge-made law is dynamic. Rules adapt to innovations in technology, trends in human behavior and markets, and nascent…
Rank this Week: 123

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016

    NASI & USDOL: State of Workers' Compensation Forum Oct 5 2016
    The Department of Labor and the National Academy of Social Insurance invite you to the State Workers’ Compensation Forum featuring remarks from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, William J. Arnone, CEO of the National Academy of Social…
  • Sep 20

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online

    Workers' Compensation "Demise of the Grand Bargain" Seminar Papers Online
    The 2016 workers' compensation "Grand Bargain" seminar sponsored by the Pound Civil Justice Institute has posted the draft seminar papers online in PDF format and are available for download. The 2016 Academic Symposium is entitled, "The…
  • Sep 17

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation

    Senator Boxer Calls for Expedited TSCA Asbestos Evaluation
    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter today to Gina McCarthy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the Agency to move quickly to act on all…
Rank this Week: 158

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: 227

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 413

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury. Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular insurer’s…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 435

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 27

    Paul Revere, Workers Compensation, and The Tipping Point

    Paul Revere, Workers Compensation, and The Tipping Point
    “One if by land and two if by sea,” April 18th 1775, Paul Revere was sent on a midnight ride to notify John Hancock and Samuel Adams that the British were coming. He was also tasked with notifying the countryside to be prepared…
  • Sep 27

    Washington State Employer Hit for Repeated Safety Violation

    Washington State Employer Hit for Repeated Safety Violation
    Repeated serious safety violations have resulted in a serious workplace injury and in a large fine for a potato processer in Warden, Wash.   Washington Potato Company was cited for five repeat-serious and three repeat-general violations,…
  • Sep 26

    Buyer Beware – 5 Things To Know About Lowest Work Comp Bidder

    Buyer Beware – 5 Things To Know About Lowest Work Comp Bidder
    Resist the temptation to sacrifice great service for cheap workers comp insurance. It is certainly good business to watch the bottom line, but you must find a balance between cost and great service. Everyone watches the bottom line…
Rank this Week: 603

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm
    A recent study reveals that female night shift workers are at higher risk for heart disease. Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease. A recent study by Brigham and…
  • Sep 23

    Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury – Workmens Comp Law Firm

    Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury – Workmens Comp Law Firm
    Construction sites are notorious for work-related injuries. The construction industry is among the most dangerous of workplaces. According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, construction workers have the…
  • Sep 21

    Keep Your Teen Safe in the Workplace – St. Louis Workplace Accident

    Keep Your Teen Safe in the Workplace – St. Louis Workplace Accident
    Many teens have an afterschool job to earn extra pocket money, meet new people, and become more independent. Teenagers have available a wide variety of part-time jobs, ranging from working as a camp counselor, babysitting,…
Rank this Week: 991

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/
  • Sep 23

    Appellate Division Upholds Officers’ Suspension in Connection with Off-Duty Bar Fight

    Appellate Division Upholds Officers’ Suspension in Connection with Off-Duty Bar Fight
    As reported by N.J.com, the Pennsauken Police Department was right to suspend six officers in 2011 for violating rules and hindering the investigation of a fight that involved two off-duty officers, an appellate court has ruled. The…
  • Sep 21

    NJ Attorney General Announces $550K For Police Body Camera

    NJ Attorney General Announces $550K For Police Body Camera
    As reported by NJ.com, New Jersey’s Attorney General will give out more than half a million dollars in funding for police departments across the State to purchase body-worn cameras.  The announcement marks the second round of…
  • Sep 20

    Bill to Require AG Investigations of Deaths in Police Custody Advance

    Bill to Require AG Investigations of Deaths in Police Custody Advance
    As reported by Observer.com, a bill that would have the New Jersey state Attorney General’s office investigate all civilian deaths at the hands of police advanced in a legislative committee Monday. Against misgivings from a…
Rank this Week: 708

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 690

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 577

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Injury Caused by Restraining a Dog in a Texas Car Accident

    Injury Caused by Restraining a Dog in a Texas Car Accident
    In Ingels v. Earnest, a plaintiff appealed a judgment that awarded her nothing in a personal injury lawsuit. The case arose when the plaintiff stopped on the freeway because of road construction. She was rear-ended by the defendant. However,…
  • Sep 13

    Duty in a Work Injury Case in Texa

    Duty in a Work Injury Case in Texa
    In Kalinchuk v. JP Sanchez Construction Co., a Texas plaintiff appealed summary judgment in favor of the defendant, a construction company. The case arose when a city hired a construction company to renovate one of its baseball fields. The…
  • Sep 13

    Wrongful Death, EMTALA, and Sovereign Immunity in Texa

    Wrongful Death, EMTALA, and Sovereign Immunity in Texa
    Bansal v. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a wrongful death and survival action that arose out of the death of a stage IV colon cancer patient. The decedent was brought into the cancer center at the University of Texas with…
Rank this Week: 725

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 6

    A TALE OF TENANCIES

    A TALE OF TENANCIES
    By: Attorney William Rosa| Partner Whenever you are acquiring real estate it is important to have your attorney assist you in determining the manner in which you will hold title to the property. The manner in which you hold title is important…
  • Aug 22

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”
    By: Attorney Kevin P. McRoy| Partner As I was growing up, my father used to tell me the same phrase over and over again, undoubtedly trying to cement the mantra into my brain… “Say what you mean, and mean what you say!” The…
  • Aug 8

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent
    By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams| Associate If something were to happen to you, who would you want to raise your children? People often associate estate planning with older, retired individuals; however, it is just as important for young…
Rank this Week: 609

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jul 22

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed men. These shootings – days apart in different parts of the country – sparked widespread outrage and…
  • Jul 7

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice because of an archaic law. There was a recent lawsuit filed by a woman against a major coffee chain for injuries sustained when the lid came off of a coffee cup as it was being…
  • Jun 26

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast
    Jordan A. Ziegler, Senior Partner Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler recently appeared on RSI Help, a podcast which shares news and information about repetitive strain injury. We have discussed this topic on this blog several times. In addition to…
Rank this Week: 477

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: 729

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: 449

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    What to Do After a DWI/DUI Car Accident

    What to Do After a DWI/DUI Car Accident
    Regardless of the circumstances, a car accident can cause irreparable harm to your life, or even result in fatalities. When the accident was the result of a DWI/DUI, your range of emotions could include anything from confusion to rage. It is…
  • Sep 23

    Types of Motorcycle Accident

    Types of Motorcycle Accident
    Motorcycles are fun vehicles that allow for (more than any other kind) true freedom while driving. However, motorcycles require a good amount of training to ride safely, though even then accidents can happen. Even the safest drivers can find…
  • Sep 23

    For more information on the different…

    For more information on the different types of motorcycle accidents, contact an attorney at the Tatum Law Firm today.
Rank this Week: 1722

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    BANKRUPTCY BY THE EMPLOYER OR THE INSURANCE CARRIER

    BANKRUPTCY BY THE EMPLOYER OR THE INSURANCE CARRIER
    Unfortunately, employers and work comp insurance carriers end up filing for bankruptcy.  We have added a new section to our website that talks about the two main variations of this problem and how our law firm deals with them. The first…
  • Apr 6

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES
    We have added a new section to our website that covers trials in Iowa work comp cases.  The section talks about how our lawyers handle the major recurring issues in Iowa work comp trials, that include: Was there an employer-employee…
  • Apr 6

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES
    We have added a new section to our website that covers trials in Iowa work comp cases.  The section talks about how our lawyers handle the major recurring issues in Iowa work comp trials, that include: Was there an employer-employee…
Rank this Week: 3502

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
  • Sep 27

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?

    Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?
    Fighting for Pedestrian Safety in Chicago In busy cities like Chicago, accidents that result in injured pedestrians are a common reality, and are extremely unfortunate. In some cases, the pedestrian is killed or suffers from long-term…
  • Sep 23

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident

    Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident
    Chicago Attorneys Assisting with Insurance Claims There are an estimated five million motor accidents that occur each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you are involved in an accident,…
  • Sep 20

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box

    Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box
    Serving Victims of Truck Accidents in the Chicago Area According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, out of the 411,000 reported crashes involving large commercial vehicles in 2014, there were…
Rank this Week: 2588

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

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

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Sep 26

    MINExpo 2016 begin

    MINExpo 2016 begin
    Big trucks, big everything, the scale of the equipment here is astounding. We will focus most of our posts on Twitter so follow us @worksafereport if you are interested! →
  • Sep 23

    WSR Goes to Vegas for MINExpo International 2016

    WSR Goes to Vegas for MINExpo International 2016
    The Workplace Safety Report will be attending a number of mining-industry events over the next week starting with the Mine Safety & Health Law Special Institute at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Saturday, September 24, 2016.…
  • Aug 29

    MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miner

    MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miner
    Since October 2015, eight fatalities and more than 1,100 nonfatal accidents have occurred in the nation’s coal mines, resulting in restricted duty, missed days at work, and permanent disabilities for the miners who worked…
Rank this Week: 1969

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Sep 26

    Driving High: A Not-Too-Distant Relative of Driving Drunk

    Driving High: A Not-Too-Distant Relative of Driving Drunk
    Horror stories about innocent drivers being hit head-on by drivers who have been using illegal drugs have been spreading throughout the media as of late. One such story is that of Blake Gaston, a twenty-three-year-old who had just left a…
  • Sep 23

    Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861; 98-1811 (2000)

    Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861; 98-1811 (2000)
    Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861; 98-1811 (2000) 2000 Category: Personal injury; preemption Continue Reading
  • Sep 19

    Medical Scope Sanitation Blamed for Patient Death

    Medical Scope Sanitation Blamed for Patient Death
    The officials conducting a surprise spot check of California’s Huntington Hospital in August of 2015 discovered something much different than they were expecting when they found what they called a “‘top to bottom’…
Rank this Week: 1908

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Workplace Related Injuries and Fatalities Continue to Rise in MA and Nationwide.

    Workplace Related Injuries and Fatalities Continue to Rise in MA and Nationwide.
    Numbers from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) showed that in 2014, more American workers died on the job than any year since 2008. The census showed 4,821 workers died in 2014, which equates to 13 worker deaths every day in…
  • Sep 20

    Temporary Workers Must be Adequately Trained in Massachusetts Workplace

    Temporary Workers Must be Adequately Trained in Massachusetts Workplace
    The workplace is where millions of Americans earn their livings and is the backbone of American society. Unfortunately, many careers and employers subject their workers to dangerous environments, techniques and tools in order to get the job…
  • Sep 20

    Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covered by MA Workers’ Compensation?

    Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covered by MA Workers’ Compensation?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury (RSI) caused by the compression of nerves and tendons in the “carpal tunnel” of your wrist. These nerves and tendons allow your fingers to flex. Swelling around the carpal…
Rank this Week: 1350

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Workers’ Compensation: Does The Insurance Company Pressure Your Doctors?

    Workers’ Compensation: Does The Insurance Company Pressure Your Doctors?
    A Canadian newspaper recently reported serious accusations — workers’ compensation doctors were pressured to provide opinions so claims could be denied. The Canadian paper printed the story as if it were unusual. It’s not.…
  • Sep 19

    When Truckers Are Fired For Following The Rule

    When Truckers Are Fired For Following The Rule
    Earlier this summer an administrative law judge at the Department of Labor ruled for a truck driver who was fired when he refused to violate federal safety rules limiting driver hours. The judge awarded the trucker back pay plus compensatory…
  • Sep 12

    Three Things Injured Workers Should Know About Maximum Medical Improvement

    Three Things Injured Workers Should Know About Maximum Medical Improvement
    At the Blackwell Law Firm we frequently get calls from injured workers with questions about maximum medical improvement (or MMI). We routinely handle workers’ compensation claims for Alabama workers. What is MMI? How does MMI impact…
Rank this Week: 1991

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/
  • Sep 26

    Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer

    Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon L Gelman, from Jon L Gelman LLC. The nurse who was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States filed suit on Monday against the Dallas hospital where she worked, saying it knowingly…
  • Sep 22

    Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For My Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell?

    Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For My Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell?
    What is your sense of smell and sense of taste worth to you? These senses are truly priceless. In a medical malpractice case, the plaintiff – a chef – was awarded $1.5 million in damages when he lost his sense of taste following a…
  • Sep 19

    How to File a Safety and Health Complaint

    How to File a Safety and Health Complaint
    Today’s post comes from the US Dept. of Labor. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives employees and their representatives the right to file a complaint and request an OSHA inspection of their workplace if they believe…
Rank this Week: 2985

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Sep 26

    New Intermediaries Will Help Scale U.S. Apprenticeship

    New Intermediaries Will Help Scale U.S. Apprenticeship
    Today’s post was shared by US Dept. of Labor and comes from blog.dol.gov What do you know, and what are you assumptions, about apprenticeships? Is it possible that what a person learns in an apprenticeship can be transferred to another…
  • Sep 22

    Keep Ag Worker Safety in Mind this Harvest Season

    Keep Ag Worker Safety in Mind this Harvest Season
    As harvest kicks off on the Great Plains, please take the time to be safe and make sure you understand the safety policies of your business, whether you’re a worker, a supervisor, or the employer. The information and resources below are…
  • Sep 19

    Is the Rule of Law Under Attack?

    Is the Rule of Law Under Attack?
    Our colleague in North Carolina recently wrote a blog post about a terrorist attack on lawyers in Pakistan that killed 60 lawyers. It was an attack on the rule of law. A less bloody, but no less brutal, campaign against the rule of law is…
Rank this Week: 2987

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Sep 26

    65th Annual Safety and Health Conference – Spokane, WA

    65th Annual Safety and Health Conference – Spokane, WA
    One of the largest safety and health conferences in the nation will be held in Spokane, WA at the end of the month. The 65th annual Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference takes place on Sept. 28 and…
  • Sep 22

    Seattle Port Commission Approves Funding for Design of Solar Project

    Seattle Port Commission Approves Funding for Design of Solar Project
    The Port of Seattle Commission approved funding for design of the Port’s first-ever solar demonstration project. The project at Fishermen’s Terminal is included as part of a routine replacement of net-shed roofs. The net-sheds…
  • Sep 19

    Former Corrections Officer Charged with Felony in $100,000 Workers’ Comp Scam

    Former Corrections Officer Charged with Felony in $100,000 Workers’ Comp Scam
    A former corrections officer stands accused of holding three security jobs while claiming his on-the-job injury was so serious he couldn’t work. A Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) investigation caught John…
Rank this Week: 3774

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Sep 26

    Citizens Pushing Back Against Attack on Work Comp System

    Citizens Pushing Back Against Attack on Work Comp System
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Citizens are waking up to the potential legislative attack on the Work Comp System: Workers’ Compensation Bill an Attack on Our…
  • Sep 22

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant

    Company Fined Over $1 Million After Explosion at Newport, WA, Plant
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC has been fined $1,316,000 for workplace safety and health violations following an explosion at its carbon fiber production…
  • Sep 19

    Why I Am Thankful – Two Photograph

    Why I Am Thankful – Two Photograph
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Recently I took photographs of two men who remind me of why I am thankful every day. One man is sitting in a wheelchair at a restaurant, with his right…
Rank this Week: 3686

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/
  • Sep 25

    Are CEO's Disproportionately Psychopathic???

    Are CEO's Disproportionately Psychopathic???
    That's what a recent study suggests, as reported here.  CEO's apparently are not only psychopathic, but the most psychopathic of business people.  Followed immediately by lawyers.  Of course. Surgeons finish in 5th place, but…
  • Sep 22

    Don't Forget Impending Federal OT Rule Change

    Don't Forget Impending Federal OT Rule Change
    December 1, 2016 is a little more than two months away.  That's the date when long-awaited changes to federal overtime rules will take effect.  Businesses need to be prepared. The Department of Labor's press release summarizes the…
  • Sep 20

    The Uncertain Art of Valuing Case

    The Uncertain Art of Valuing Case
    We just saw this report from the San Antonio Employment Law Blog, explaining how Target had the opportunity to settle a personal injury case brought by a customer for $12,000, but apparently would not budge off its offer of $750.  We…
Rank this Week: 2251

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Sep 25

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir
    El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico recientemente intervino en una controversia sobre una clausula de no competir.  Aunque  las expresiones vertidas en el caso no cambian el derecho actual en cuanto a una clausula…
  • Aug 21

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía
    España adoptó hace unos años la llamada ley de ‘apoyo a los emprendedores’ , número  3/2012,  que le permite a un patrono contratar trabajadores mediante contrato un de empleo con un…
  • Aug 14

    Informes de crédito y los patrono

    Informes de crédito y los patrono
    Consumidores y empleados recientemente perdieron una batalla legal contra las compañías de reportes de consumo y crédito. Se trata del caso de Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins,  578 U.S. ___,  de 16 de mayo de 2016.…
Rank this Week: 2135

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2566

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: 1912

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/
  • Sep 23

    Are Schools in Miami and Florida Responsible for Injuries?

    Are Schools in Miami and Florida Responsible for Injuries?
    If your child is seriously injured at school, you may wonder whether the school is responsible for your child. After all, when you send your child to get an education, you expect them to stay safe. If your child is injured, do you have a…
  • Sep 15

    Getting a Denial for a Workers’ Compensation Claim After a Job Injury in Hollywood?

    Getting a Denial for a Workers’ Compensation Claim After a Job Injury in Hollywood?
    Workers compensation benefits in Florida are meant to protect workers who have suffered an on-the-job injury in Hollywood, Homestead, or any Florida community. The workers’ compensation program is paid for by the employer either through…
  • Sep 8

    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Can Stay Hidden for Year

    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Can Stay Hidden for Year
    Nursing home abuse and neglect in Homestead and other communities can go undetected for years. Unfortunately, this can have terrible consequences as those who are affected by neglect and abuse can become ill, can suffer injuries, or can even…
Rank this Week: 1478

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1981

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: 3540

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/
  • Sep 23

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer
    As our regular readers know, Employment & Labor Insider is a non-partisan blog. But with the first Presidential debate coming on Monday night, I thought it would be helpful to look at the two major presidential candidates and their…
  • Sep 22

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)
    NOTE FROM ROBIN: This is the second and final installment in a series on the law regarding patronage dismissals in public sector employment by Damon Kitchen, head of our public sector industry group. In last week’s…
  • Sep 21

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K
    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: 3142

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3523

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2118

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    7 Common Traffic Violation

    7 Common Traffic Violation
    With our busy lives, we often forget about small things in life that could potentially lead up to a major problem. These small mistakes happen every day while driving to and from work, school, dinner etc.   Traffic Violations &…
  • Sep 11

    Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar Launche

    Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar Launche
    Officially known as the “Cincinnati Bell Connector”, the 18 stop streetcar line will transport individuals in the downtown core of the city. The transportation service will launch its first streetcar line this Friday,…
  • Sep 11

    Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar Launche

    Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar Launche
    Officially known as the “Cincinnati Bell Connector”, the 18 stop streetcar line will transport individuals in the downtown core of the city. The transportation service will launch its first streetcar line this Friday,…
Rank this Week: 4812

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/
  • Sep 21

    Tips: Are you protecting your loved ones with properly installed car seats?

    Tips: Are you protecting your loved ones with properly installed car seats?
    Did you know car crashes are the leading cause of unintentional deaths to children in the United States? And of those children 8 years old and younger who tragically died in a vehicle crash in 2014, 26 percent were not restrained by an…
  • Sep 14

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles files civil rights lawsuit in police shooting that local paralyzed man

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles files civil rights lawsuit in police shooting that local paralyzed man
    Editor’s Note: The following article was published in the May 20, 2016, edition of The Bakersfield Californian related to an excessive force lawsuit that was filed against the City of Bakersfield and two officers of the Bakersfield…
  • Sep 7

    Safety Tips: Catch them all, but be careful while playing Pokémon Go

    Safety Tips: Catch them all, but be careful while playing Pokémon Go
    By now, you’ve likely heard of the game Pokemon Go, which has taken the country by storm and has been a huge hit for gamers of all ages. And if you have heard of the game, then you’ve probably heard of…
Rank this Week: 1946

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/
  • Sep 21

    OSHA Fights to Inspect Georgia Poultry Plant for Worker Injury Risk

    OSHA Fights to Inspect Georgia Poultry Plant for Worker Injury Risk
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is fighting against a federal magistrate’s ruling denying the agency a warrant that would allow it to inspect a poultry plant in Gainesville, GA for alleged worker safety violations.…
  • Sep 14

    Report: Deck Stacked Against Workers’ Compensation Claimant

    Report: Deck Stacked Against Workers’ Compensation Claimant
    Injured workers who seek remedy through the appellate process often find themselves at odds with “independent medical examiners,” explains a recent report by NBC.  Although the report focuses mainly on cases from the Bay Area…
  • Sep 4

    Velecela v. All Habitat Servs. – Emotional Distress Claim Barred by Workers’ Comp. Exclusive Remedy

    Velecela v. All Habitat Servs. – Emotional Distress Claim Barred by Workers’ Comp. Exclusive Remedy
    Survivors of those who are killed on-the-job may be entitled to workers’ compensation death benefits. Most of the time, these benefits will preclude any further claim against an employer under the workers’ compensation exclusivity…
Rank this Week: 3103

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: 2023

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/
  • Sep 20

    Preventing Accidents: How to Deal with Road Rage

    Preventing Accidents: How to Deal with Road Rage
    Road rage is a major factor in American accidents, and as many as 80 percent of Americans admit that they have experienced an episode of road rage at least once over the past year. According to statistics released by the AAA Foundation for…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
Rank this Week: 3205

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    What if My WEAR and TEAR™ Injury is Related to a Pre-Existing Condition?

    What if My WEAR and TEAR™ Injury is Related to a Pre-Existing Condition?
    A common misconception related to workers’ compensation claims – particularly WEAR and TEAR™ types of claims – is that there can be no recovery if the worker has some sort of pre-existing condition. Most often, the…
  • Sep 14

    Does New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries Sustained in a Carpooling Auto Accident?

    Does New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Cover Injuries Sustained in a Carpooling Auto Accident?
    While the price of gasoline has fallen from previous, historically high levels, many of us are still mindful to save where we can. We watch how we drive. We combine errands and shopping trips. Some of us participate in a carpool when it comes…
  • Sep 9

    September 2016 – Asbestos Still a Killer

    September 2016 – Asbestos Still a Killer
    According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), any building constructed before 1981 is presumed to contain asbestos. How do you identify and prevent possible asbestos poisoning in your schools, workplace and home?…
Rank this Week: 1719

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Sep 19

    How to Apply for 52 Weeks of Temporary Partial Disability

    How to Apply for 52 Weeks of Temporary Partial Disability
    Obtaining up to 52 weeks of Rehabilitative TPD with the advent of the Westphal case is much easier now. This means the injured worker can receive up to 52 weeks of rehabilitative temporary partial disability (TPD)  where…
  • Aug 22

    Cars Crashing Into Building

    Cars Crashing Into Building
    When we are on the road as drivers or walk alongside the road as pedestrians, we are aware of the potential danger posed by the vehicles in our surroundings. When we enter a building, those thought processes cease as we come to expect a…
  • Aug 3

    Wrongful Termination for Workers Compensation Retaliation

    Wrongful Termination for Workers Compensation Retaliation
    The recent Caterpillar Logistics, reversed a judgment awarded in the Miami Court, and discussed the factors that would allow a person to recover damages where they are fired in retaliation for filing a workers compensation claim.  Our…
Rank this Week: 2141

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/
  • Sep 19

    Family Loses Lawsuit and Subsequent Appeal in Case Against Smoke Detector Manufacturer

    Family Loses Lawsuit and Subsequent Appeal in Case Against Smoke Detector Manufacturer
    In a recent case in front of a state appellate court, a jury’s verdict in favor of a manufacturer of an allegedly defective smoke detector was affirmed, leaving the plaintiffs with no means of recourse. In the case, Hosford v. BRK…
  • Sep 12

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property
    Earlier this summer, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a land surveyor was not liable for injuries suffered by a man who tripped and fell on a wooden stake used to mark the property’s boundaries. The stake was tied with a ribbon and…
  • Sep 12

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property

    Court Finds Property Surveyor Not Liable for Injury on Surveyed Property
    Earlier this summer, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a land surveyor was not liable for injuries suffered by a man who tripped and fell on a wooden stake used to mark the property’s boundaries. The stake was tied with a ribbon and…
Rank this Week: 2635

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: 4297