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Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 223

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
  • Nov 28

    And Exactly How . . . .?

    And Exactly How . . . .?
    A trial judge once told me, with some frustration, that appellate judges (not on the NJ Supreme Court, I hasten to add) sometimes do not appreciate the practical difficulties with which their rulings present the trial courts that must…
  • Oct 28

    A Sampler of Federal Employment Law Development

    A Sampler of Federal Employment Law Development
    As we have pointed out before, New Jersey's employment laws are structured in a way that makes it desirable, nearly all of the time, for plaintiffs to file their cases in state court under state law. In that way we differ from many other…
Rank this Week: 310

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: 430

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Insurance Rating Company Increases Estimate for Net Ultimate U.S. Asbestos Losses to $100 Billion

    Insurance Rating Company Increases Estimate for Net Ultimate U.S. Asbestos Losses to $100 Billion
    A.M. Best has increased its estimate for losses that U.S. property/casualty insurers can ultimately expect from third-party liability asbestos claims by approximately 18% to $100 billion. The $15 billion increase to the net ultimate asbestos…
  • Dec 2

    Victimizing Undocumented Injured Worker

    Victimizing Undocumented Injured Worker
    NY TIMES QUOTATION OF THE DAY"I was shot by terrorists, and it feels like the people I worked with are victimizing me all over again."VALERIE KALLIS-WEBER, 59, a victim of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., last year, on medical…
  • Dec 1

    New Jersey Workers Are at High Risk for Asthma

    New Jersey Workers Are at High Risk for Asthma
    The US Centers for Disease Control reported today that workers in various industries and occupations are at risk for work-related asthma. CDC analyzed data from the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-back…
Rank this Week: 491

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/
  • Dec 2

    What should employers do about overtime now? Ask the wage-hour lawyers.

    What should employers do about overtime now? Ask the wage-hour lawyers.
    As most readers know, the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule, which was set to take effect yesterday, was preliminarily enjoined (temporarily blocked) on November 22 by U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant III. The…
  • Dec 2

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The November edition of ConstangyTV’s Close-Up on Workplace Law tackles workplace holiday parties, the legal risks, and how to minimize those risks. Host Leigh Tyson interviews Gary Wheeler of our Jacksonville Office about what…
  • Dec 1

    Thank you ever so much! We made the ABA Blawg 100 again!

    Thank you ever so much! We made the ABA Blawg 100 again!
    Thank you all very much for helping elect us to the American Bar Association Blawg 100 for 2016. We were one of only five employment law blogs to make the list, out of approximately 4,000 blogs in all legal categories. Your support and…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
  • Dec 1

    Court Allows Civil Claim for Injuries Sustained During DWI Arrest to Proceed

    Court Allows Civil Claim for Injuries Sustained During DWI Arrest to Proceed
    The burden of proof is on the state to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt in driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases. A defendant can challenge evidence based on the police’s conduct at the time of the arrest. If a traffic stop or…
  • Nov 21

    Court Rules in Plaintiff’s Favor in Traffic Accident Occurring Near School Ground

    Court Rules in Plaintiff’s Favor in Traffic Accident Occurring Near School Ground
    Earlier this month, a Connecticut appellate court issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a student and his parents against the student’s high school. In the case, Strycharz v. Cady, the appellate court held…
  • Nov 14

    Establishing Liability after a Maryland or Washington, D.C. Car Accident

    Establishing Liability after a Maryland or Washington, D.C. Car Accident
    Motorists are responsible to operate their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner. When an accident results from a driver’s poor decisions or aggressive driving, that driver may be held liable for any injuries caused as a result of…
Rank this Week: 528

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 723

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/
  • Sep 11

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

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

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

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim
    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last…
  • Jul 5

    Turley Hansen 9/11 Attorney Interviewed by WorkCompCentral for Zadroga Act Cancer Article

    Turley Hansen 9/11 Attorney Interviewed by WorkCompCentral for Zadroga Act Cancer Article
    Turley Hansen & Partners has represented more than 1000 first responders, volunteers or residents of lower Manhattan before the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. To date, they have collected over $60 million in cash awards for their clients.…
Rank this Week: 546

Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
Rank this Week: 553

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 2

    Saskatchewan WCB Notes Nearly $282M Surplu

    Saskatchewan WCB Notes Nearly $282M Surplu
    Recently, the Saskatchewan (Canada) Workers Compensation Board (WCB) announced a $281.5 million surplus will be distributed to employers in 2016 as part of the 2015 surplus announced at its annual general meeting in May.   At the…
  • Dec 1

    Understand The Work Comp Heart Attack Presumption

    Understand The Work Comp Heart Attack Presumption
    The grand bargain of the workers’ compensation system requires employees who allege work injuries or conditions to prove compensability of their claim.  This includes the initial threshold question that it “arose out…
  • Dec 1

    Ontario WSIB 2015 Stat Report Shows Return to Work Improvement

    Ontario WSIB 2015 Stat Report Shows Return to Work Improvement
    Ontario’s (Canada) Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recently released their By the Numbers: 2015 WSIB Statistical Report. The report highlights trends in injuries, illnesses, recovery and return to work in Ontario’s…
Rank this Week: 1179

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/
Rank this Week: 1271

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/
  • Dec 2

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking
    Hannah J. Wiseman, Negotiated Rulemaking and New Risks: A Rail Safety Case Study, Wake Forest J.L. & Pol’y (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Richard PierceHannah Wiseman’s insightful case study has forced me to rethink my…
  • Dec 1

    Pregnancy, Accommodation, and the Workplace

    Pregnancy, Accommodation, and the Workplace
    Bradley A. Areheart, Accommodating Pregnancy, 67 Ala. L. Rev. 1125 (2016).Joseph SeinerIn Accommodating Pregnancy, Professor Bradley Areheart takes on the ambitious project of evaluating the current law of pregnancy discrimination in the…
  • Nov 30

    Decluttering the Estate Tax

    Decluttering the Estate Tax
    Wendy C. Gerzog, Toward a Reality-Based Estate Tax,  57 B.C. L. Rev. 1037 (2016).Michael YuWhere Marie Kondo taught us how to declutter our homes in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Professor Wendy Gerzog provides in her article…
Rank this Week: 938

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/
  • Dec 1

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. An estimated 7 million Americans work at least two jobs. As the holidays approach, many people will take on holiday jobs as well. Getting hurt at a second…
  • Nov 28

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer
    Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that is used primarily to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make plastic products ranging from pipes to packaging materials.   Workers are primarily exposed to vinyl chloride through…
  • Nov 24

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

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed…
Rank this Week: 1331

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 1

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped

    WA L&I’s Stay at Work Program Hits Major Milestone: > 20,000 Workers Helped
    A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) program that helps support light-duty jobs after workplace injuries has reached two major milestones. The Stay at Work Program has now helped more than 20,000 injured workers and provided more…
  • Nov 28

    The High Cost of Fat

    The High Cost of Fat
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. We have reported regularly on the impact of obesity on workers’ compensation (see WFW October 2005 “Diabetes and Work Injuries” Alan B. King,…
  • Nov 24

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    From all of us to all of you – Happy Thanksgiving! Our offices will be closed today and tomorrow in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.   Photo credit: Flying Pig Party Productions via Foter.com /CC…
Rank this Week: 1206

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Nov 28

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication
    The parents of a teenager filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging their son died of morphine intoxication due to medical negligence. Tom Steinbacher Sr. and Christine Steinbacher, as co-administrators of their son’s…
  • Nov 15

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit
    The family of a man who died after being given a drug overdose was awarded $3.3 million in a medical malpractice case against Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Plaintiff Kathryn Howe-Vandelinder filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in…
  • Oct 31

    Recalled Used Vehicles Sold and Rented to Public Without Repair

    Recalled Used Vehicles Sold and Rented to Public Without Repair
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at legislation for rental car companies and car makers regarding recalled vehicles.
Rank this Week: 737

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Why We Have Worker Safety Standards In America

    Why We Have Worker Safety Standards In America
    Worker safety is important for our families, our communities and the long-term economic growth of our nation. A recent scaffold collapse in China highlights the importance of workplace safety standards. According to CNN, a scaffold/work…
  • Nov 21

    Update — Does New Alabama Law Protect Children At School Bus Stops?

    Update — Does New Alabama Law Protect Children At School Bus Stops?
    Reckless drivers and school bus safety. In an earlier post I discussed a new Alabama law aimed at protecting children around school bus stops. The new law allows Alabama school buses to have cameras. The cameras will photograph reckless…
  • Nov 14

    Suffered A Car Accident Injury? Is Chiropractic Care Sufficient?

    Suffered A Car Accident Injury? Is Chiropractic Care Sufficient?
    Hurt in a car wreck? Need medical care for a personal injury? If so, where should you turn for treatment? Car accidents cause many different injuries. Some are minor. Some are not. Some injuries result in long-term treatment needs, physical…
Rank this Week: 1083

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: 829

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 896

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 904

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: 1129

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

http://mottazlaw.com/workers-comp-lawyer-blog/
  • Apr 4

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting
    I have written on this subject before; however, it bears revisiting.  I cannot overemphasize the importance of caution when it comes to the use of social media by an injured worker.  Increasingly, insurance companies, their…
  • Feb 22

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim

    Recent Changes in Minnesota Law for Proving Up a Permanent Total Disability Claim
    In the summer of 2015, the Minnesota Supreme Court changed the law as to what is required to establish a permanent total disability claim. That change was not good. In the decision of Allan v. R.D. Offutt Co., 869 NW 2d 31 (Minn. 2015), the…
  • Oct 2

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers The Minnesota workers’ compensation statute provides for reimbursement of “medical mileage” when the employee travels by car for necessary medical care. Reimbursement of…
Rank this Week: 1210

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose…
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose control…
  • Nov 19

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline
    Football is one of the nation’s most popular sports – but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Every year, teens and young adults who clash on the gridiron land in local hospitals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other…
Rank this Week: 1131

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

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

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

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

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

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

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1100

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: 1193

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Dec 2

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee who forged signatures on 16 sick notes was fired for cause, a federal adjudicator has decided. The employee had a problem with absenteeism and started missing work without calling in. The employer reminded her…
  • Dec 1

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available
    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has released two online courses on WHMIS 2015, which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). One course is for managers and…
  • Nov 24

    Regulation still required compliance with older ANSI standard, not updated version: Tribunal

    Regulation still required compliance with older ANSI standard, not updated version: Tribunal
    Where the government had not updated a regulation to require compliance with a newer version of an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standard, the law still required compliance with the old version, a federal tribunal has…
Rank this Week: 3620

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 2

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now
    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. A Mesothelioma diagnosis can be life changing. It is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year, and it is deadly. However, there are…
  • Dec 1

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney
    Shift workers do some of the most important jobs; however, the irregular working hours can be damaging to their health. The adverse health risks associated with shift work are well known. Everyone who works outside the traditional 9-5…
  • Nov 30

    Help with Negotiating a St. Louis Workers Compensation Settlement

    Help with Negotiating a St. Louis Workers Compensation Settlement
    Do not accept a workers compensation settlement for your injury until you completely understand your rights and benefits. If you have suffered a workplace injury, and have been offered a workers compensation settlement, you should not accept…
Rank this Week: 2485

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3232

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Dec 1

    Labor Report Urges Study Of A Federal Role In State Workers’ Comp Law

    Labor Report Urges Study Of A Federal Role In State Workers’ Comp Law
    Howard Berkes and Michael Grabell have been investigating the decline of workers compensation for Pro Publica and NPR. Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Howard…
  • Nov 28

    Hidden Fees In North Carolina

    Hidden Fees In North Carolina
    Today’s post comes from guest author Hayes Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. NBC Nightly News reported on December 9, 2015 that North Carolina is one of the worst states when it comes to charging hidden fees for traffic tickets. The…
  • Nov 24

    Voter ID (aka Suppression) in Wisconsin

    Voter ID (aka Suppression) in Wisconsin
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. On the heels of Wisconsin’s election results this past Tuesday, we are starting to see the potential true intent of the state voter ID law: vote…
Rank this Week: 3791

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Road to Zero Coalition – Will It Prevent Chicago Car Accidents?

    Road to Zero Coalition – Will It Prevent Chicago Car Accidents?
    In 2015, 35,000 people were killed in fatal motor vehicle accidents. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading cause of injuries and death in the U.S. According to the Department of Transportation, in 2015, 35,000 people lost their lives…
  • Nov 30

    Statute of Limitations on Birth Injury Lawsuits in Illinoi

    Statute of Limitations on Birth Injury Lawsuits in Illinoi
    Statute of Limitations on Birth Injury Lawsuits in Chicago, Illinois The birth of a new child into the family is the most exciting time in the life of parents, and everyone expects that their baby will be born healthy. Unfortunately, some…
  • Nov 29

    Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks?

    Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks?
    While healthcare workers perform one of the most important jobs, they are unfortunately at higher risk of injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the healthcare industry employs more than 18 million US…
Rank this Week: 1954

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Dec 1

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation
    Two recent decisions from the state supreme courts in Oklahoma and Florida point out that how an injured worker gets workers’ compensation benefits is as important as how much an employee can receive in benefits for a work injury. In…
  • Nov 28

    Workers Risk Injury During Holiday Shopping Season

    Workers Risk Injury During Holiday Shopping Season
    The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday as it is known, is anticipated by millions of Americans as a fun holiday shopping tradition that marks the beginning of the Christmas season. But crowded stores and the hunt for bargains can create…
  • Nov 23

    Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing You and Yours a Safe Holiday

    Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing You and Yours a Safe Holiday
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. The office of Rehm, Bennett & Moore, P.C., L.L.O. and Trucker Lawyers will close at 3:30 p.m. today. We will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will…
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Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Can OSHA’s Updated Rules Help Prevent Atlanta Workplace Falls?

    Can OSHA’s Updated Rules Help Prevent Atlanta Workplace Falls?
    Falls are one of the top causes of workplace injuries and of workplace fatalities. There are already many rules aimed at preventing falls on-the-job, but workers still continue to get hurt. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…
  • Nov 30

    Will the Election Results Affect Workplace Safety Regulations?

    Will the Election Results Affect Workplace Safety Regulations?
    On election day, a surprise upset resulted in Donald J. Trump being elected president. In anticipation of this possibility, some experts have looked at the impact that Trump’s election could have on workplace safety. Most pundits…
  • Sep 30

    Appealing in an Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim

    Appealing in an Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim
    Atlanta workers are protected by Georgia’s workers compensation law. This law requires employers to buy insurance or to self-insure in case of an employee injury on-the-job.  The goal of Georgia’s workers comp law is to…
Rank this Week: 1395

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/
  • Nov 30

    Food Safety and the Holidays: What Florida Residents Need to Know

    Food Safety and the Holidays: What Florida Residents Need to Know
    Food plays a big role in many holiday festivities in Hollywood and across Southern Florida. If you are celebrating any holiday event this year and will be serving food, you will want to take steps to keep you and your family safe. Food-borne…
  • Nov 24

    Will Elderly Loved Ones be Visiting Your Home for the Holidays? Keep Guests Safe

    Will Elderly Loved Ones be Visiting Your Home for the Holidays? Keep Guests Safe
    At this time of year, many Hollywood and South Florida residents have guests visiting their homes. While the holidays can be a great time to see friends and family, however, keep in mind that homeowners have a duty to make their homes safe…
  • Nov 15

    Address the Risk of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse with Visit

    Address the Risk of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse with Visit
    Nursing home and elder abuse is a serious concern in Hollywood and across South Florida. If you have an elderly family member in a care environment in Homestead, Miami, or any community, it’s important to take precautions to ensure they…
Rank this Week: 1417

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    OSHA’s Regulation of Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing to Become Effective, For Now

    OSHA’s Regulation of Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing to Become Effective, For Now
    On November 28, 2016, a federal district court issued an order that allowed OSHA to move forward with implementation of its controversial standards related to mandatory post-accident drug testing programs and incident-based employer safety…
  • Nov 28

    Limited Relief for Employer Reporting Under the Affordable Care Act

    Limited Relief for Employer Reporting Under the Affordable Care Act
    On November 18, 2016, the IRS recently announced limited relief for employer reporting on Forms 1094 and 1095 for the 2016 tax year. The relief extends the deadline for furnishing statements to individuals, but does not extend the deadline…
  • Nov 23

    Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of DOL’s New Overtime Regulation

    Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of DOL’s New Overtime Regulation
    In a surprising 11th-hour move, late Tuesday, November 22, 2016, a Texas federal court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act “white-collar” overtime…
Rank this Week: 4296

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
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
    How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and…
  • Nov 24

    Tips for Working Effectively with Your Attorney

    Tips for Working Effectively with Your Attorney
    Once you have hired an attorney for your personal injury case, you will work closely with him or her and the team to reach a settlement with the defense. There are some issues, however, that you and your attorney must first iron out to get…
Rank this Week: 2225

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Nov 30

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional
    El 21 de noviembre la Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC por sus siglas en Ingles) publicó una nueva guía para aplicación de la ley que prohíbe la discriminación…
  • Nov 27

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento
    Un tribunal de distrito Federal en Texas ha impedido que se ponga en vigor la reglamentación que el 1 de diciembre abría de aumentar el salario mínimo federal de los empleados exentos. Ya esto fue suspendido en Puerto…
  • Oct 16

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó
    El Tribunal Federal de Distrito de Puerto Rico le ordenó a la demandante pagarle a su antiguo patrono más de $50,000 para recuperar parte de los gastos de defenderse;  esto luego que su caso de discrimen por razón de…
Rank this Week: 1538

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment

    New Jersey Employers May Be Responsible for Long-Term Pain Treatment
    When a New Jersey worker suffers a work-related injury, the employer is generally required to furnish that worker with relevant medical care that is “necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effects of the injury” [see N.J.…
  • Nov 17

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today

    Why You Should Stop Ignoring Your WEAR and TEAR™ Injury Today
    Mark Twain once said, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” All too often, Twain’s humorous quip is actually emulated by New Jersey workers who suffer – yet ignore – WEAR and…
  • Nov 12

    November 2016 – Tips for Food-Safe Holiday

    November 2016 – Tips for Food-Safe Holiday
    Don’t invite salmonella or E. coli to Thanksgiving dinner at your house. Check out this month’s newsletter tips to keep food safe at all your holiday festivities. Click here to read the November 2016 newsletter. The post November…
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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/
Rank this Week: 1841

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 1722

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Nov 28

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger
    While Chicago tries to present itself as a bicycle friendly city, an epidemic of accidents has presented a dark, dangerous and deadly shadow upon those efforts. Six deaths this year and numerous other accidents have made this a record year in…
  • Nov 21

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car
    A stir was created when Anheuser-Busch made news by shipping a trailer full of beer over 120 miles without a driver behind the wheel. While there was a driver in the sleeper berth ready to take over if things went awry, he never took the…
  • Nov 14

    New Tool May Predict Hospital Patients Risk of Dying

    New Tool May Predict Hospital Patients Risk of Dying
    A new testing system may make it easier for doctors to accurately assess risk in patients about to undergo surgical procedures so that they can communicate those risks more effectively. More accurate risk evaluation can also help surgeons…
Rank this Week: 1936

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 1985

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Nov 26

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?
    You absolutely can get help with filling out your application for short-term disability benefits. In fact, you almost definitely should seek assistance to ensure you cross all the T’s and dot all the I’s. Incomplete and incorrect…
  • Nov 24

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?
    The question of whether moving out of Ohio will cost you your workers’ comp benefits has a short, undoubtedly welcome, answer of “no.” The reality is far more complicated, however. The Columbus workers’ compensation…
  • Nov 22

    Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Ohio

    Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Ohio
    Ohio civil courts enforce one of the shortest statutes of limitations for medical malpractice claims in the nation. With very strict exceptions, a person who suspects that a mistake by a health care provider caused significant harm has just…
Rank this Week: 2613

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: 1934

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: 1729

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Managing Your Money after a Settlement

    Managing Your Money after a Settlement
    Taking a case to court can be an emotional rollercoaster — one that you may have been riding for years after an injury. When the dust finally settles, you hope to find yourself on the winning side. If you do, you may be entitled to a…
  • Nov 17

    Navigating Oklahoma’s Social Security Disability Application Proce

    Navigating Oklahoma’s Social Security Disability Application Proce
    If you are faced with a long-term illness, injury, or disability that inhibits your ability to work, you may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. Although designed to simplify the stresses of long-term illness, the…
  • Nov 10

    10 Tips for Testifying in a Social Security Disability Hearing

    10 Tips for Testifying in a Social Security Disability Hearing
    Only about 1 in 4 Oklahomans who apply for Social Security disability benefits will qualify the first time they apply. That means that the rest have to appeal their claims and testify in a hearing before an administrative law judge. For many,…
Rank this Week: 1377

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3018