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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 29

    Texas Mutual Recognizes Workplace Safety

    Texas Mutual Recognizes Workplace Safety
    Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently reported that its board of directors voted unanimously to approve a company-record $225 million dividend distribution in 2015. Qualifying policyholder owners across Texas will share the dividend, which…
  • Jul 28

    Minnesota Legislature, Governor Back Comp Cut

    Minnesota Legislature, Governor Back Comp Cut
    There is some good news when it comes to the workers compensation system in Minnesota.   Legislation approved recently and signed by Governor Mark Dayton will cut workers comp inpatient hospital costs by 10 to 15 percent and…
  • Jul 24

    Manitoba WBC Report Gets Thumbs Up

    Manitoba WBC Report Gets Thumbs Up
    Workers compensation officials in the Canadian province of Manitoba have reason to smile.   The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) recently released its 2014 Annual Report .   The highlights include a…
Rank this Week: 226

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/
  • Jul 29

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort

    Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Tort
    Nicky Priaulx, Injuries That Matter: Manufacturing Damage in Negligence, available at BePress.Martha ChamallasOf the five basic elements of the negligence cause of action (duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, damage), the concept of…
  • Jul 28

    Who Should be Invited to the Tax Dinner?: Another Perspective on the Role of Tax Professional

    Who Should be Invited to the Tax Dinner?: Another Perspective on the Role of Tax Professional
    Gillian Brock & Hamish Russell, Abusive Tax Avoidance and Institutional Corruption: The Responsibilities of Tax Professionals, 56 Edmond J. Safra Working Paper, available at SSRN.Diane RingAs I began reading Gillian Brock and…
  • Jul 27

    Speaking Truth About Power

    Speaking Truth About Power
    Howard A. Latin, Climate Change Regulation and EPA Disincentives, 45 Envtl. L. 19 (2015).Steve GoldIn a four-decade scholarly career, my former colleague Howard Latin has never shied away from speaking truth to power. His writings have taken…
Rank this Week: 309

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: 332

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/
  • Jul 22

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case
    Earlier this month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case that discussed the presumption of negligence that arises when one driver rear-ends another driver in the context of a personal injury suit. In the case of Lopez v. United…
  • Jul 15

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle
    Earlier this week in Cambridge, Maryland, several people were injured when a pick-up truck towing two jet skis caused an accident involving roughly 20 other vehicles. According to one local news source, the accident took place on a…
  • Jul 8

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete
    Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women and is a totally separate form of diabetes than the other two types, commonly referred to as Type I or Type II. It is estimated that around 18 percent of women will…
Rank this Week: 419

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

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

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 525

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 545

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 29

    Illinois Light on Fraud

    Illinois Light on Fraud
    Illinois has been criticized in the past for a lax attitude towards workers' compensation fraud.Back in 2013 the Illinois Department of Insurance's Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit referred 18 workers' compensation fraud cases to prosecutors…
  • Jul 28

    Opioids - the Webinar

    Opioids - the Webinar
    We were part of creating the problem, now its time to be part of correcting the problem.I'm talking about opioid addiction.In his seminal white paper, published by WorkCompCentral, Peter Rousmaniere presents an overview of how workers'…
  • Jul 27

    Auto Pilots and Hearing Aid

    Auto Pilots and Hearing Aid
    It was too smooth, I thought, as I flew down to Oceanside Saturday to check on Mom.There I was, flying Forty One Mike along the Orange County coastline, abeam Hermosa Beach, in prefect trim and configuration: 5,500 feet, 23 inches of manifold…
Rank this Week: 933

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Reshaping Workers’ Compensation for the Sharing Economy

    Reshaping Workers’ Compensation for the Sharing Economy
    The most dramatic factor in re-shaping the future of workers’ compensation is that we are have a sharing economy,  Quietly, over the decades, “work” has been influenced dramatically by the Millennial Generation. As the…
  • Jul 28

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105M Fine - Violations Safety Act

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105M Fine - Violations Safety Act
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has acknowledged violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act’s requirements to repair vehicles with safety defects and will submit to rigorous…
  • Jul 27

    Home is an Odyssey For The Aging Population

    Home is an Odyssey For The Aging Population
    Workers' Compensation over the decades has had a very narrow and limited view of "home improvement" benefits for an aging and disabled workforce. That view is focussed on the immediate and maybe a 5 year plan going into the future. With…
Rank this Week: 847

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 957

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 718

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/
  • Jul 7

    Massachusetts Considers Whether to Keep Non-Competes - NJ Should Follow Suit

    Massachusetts Considers Whether to Keep Non-Competes - NJ Should Follow Suit
    Massachusetts is thinking about non-compete agreements, per this post from Employment Matters. Whether non-competes should be permitted at all, or whether their scope should be cut back, is an emerging policy issue.  In Massachusetts the…
  • Jul 2

    May Is Now Officially NJ General Aviation Appreciation Month

    May Is Now Officially NJ General Aviation Appreciation Month
    This is off-topic, but a subject near to my heart. I'm a pilot.  Have been for decades, and flying airplanes is among my very favorite things.  I'm a general aviation pilot, "general aviation" being defined as everything that flies…
  • Jun 29

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

    3rd Circuit Adopts Catalyst Theory for Attorney's Fees in ERISA Case
    Many employment law statutes are so-called "fee-shifting" laws.  This means that the prevailing party in litigation can be reimbursed by the loser, under standards that the courts have established to determine what amount of…
Rank this Week: 695

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    The Facts About Workers’ Compensation and Mesothelioma

    The Facts About Workers’ Compensation and Mesothelioma
    Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer that commonly develops in the lungs after a person has been exposed to asbestos. While there are effective treatments to ease the symptoms, most mesothelioma diagnoses are dire. Sadly, this form of…
  • Jul 22

    Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome may be caused by repetitive stress injuries a person encounter while on the job. As more jobs focus on employees sitting at desks and using a keyboard and a mouse, repetitive stress injury diagnoses have seen a ……
  • Jul 14

    Most Common Slip and Fall Accident

    Most Common Slip and Fall Accident
    With certain limitations, individuals who suffer injuries due to safety hazards on other people’s property are entitled to compensation for their medical bills and other losses. Owners and renters of property have duties to maintain…
Rank this Week: 1451

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Jarrett v. Dillard - Employer President Personally Liable for Workers' Comp Payment

    Jarrett v. Dillard - Employer President Personally Liable for Workers' Comp Payment
    In North Carolina, any company with more than three employees is required to carry workers' compensation insurance. There are a few exceptions in which smaller companies may required to do so, and some others in which larger companies may be…
  • Jul 25

    D & D Tire v. Ouellette - Workers' Comp Immunity for Contractor Negligence

    D & D Tire v. Ouellette - Workers' Comp Immunity for Contractor Negligence
    If you are injured at work as a result of negligence from a co-worker, that co-worker would be protected from a personal injury lawsuit per the exclusive remedy provisions of South Carolina workers' compensation law. This is the provision…
  • Jul 22

    Workers' Compensation Death Benefits Approved for Company President's Survivor

    Workers' Compensation Death Benefits Approved for Company President's Survivor
    Workers' compensation laws vary from state-to-state, but workers' compensation coverage is mandated by all companies of certain sizes in all but a few states. Those that fail to meet this requirement are subject to a myriad of penalties and…
Rank this Week: 1367

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1537

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jul 27

    NYT Report: Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee, Then the News Media

    NYT Report: Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee, Then the News Media
    Most people don’t remember her name, but we regularly hear reference to the injury event, even after 20+ years.  This report from the New York Times shatters the myth of a “windfall” settlement. WATCH THE VIDEO –…
  • Jul 23

    CMS Alert: New Contractor for NGHP Recoveries and Benefits Coordination in ORM

    CMS Alert: New Contractor for NGHP Recoveries and Benefits Coordination in ORM
    Today’s post was shared by WC CompNewsNetwork and comes from www.workerscompensation.com Today, July 1, 2015, CMS issued an alert which states that come October 2015, the Benefits Coordination and Recovery Contractor will be…
  • Jul 20

    Opioid use decreasing in workers’ comp: What’s next?

    Opioid use decreasing in workers’ comp: What’s next?
    Today’s post was shared by Workers Compensation and comes from www.propertycasualty360.com Hydrocodone acetaminophen—marketed as Vicodin—is one of the most over-prescribed and over-used opioid pain relievers. (Photo:…
Rank this Week: 1606

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
  • Jul 27

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ
    Summertime means longer days and more time outdoors to spend with family and friends. It is also BBQ season, which means more homeowners will be firing up their gas, propane, and charcoal grills. Unfortunately, grilling season is also one of…
  • Jul 23

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim
    When a patient is injured due to the negligence of their physician or another healthcare professional, they may seek out an attorney to file a medical malpractice claim. An attorney will conduct a case evaluation to assess the validity of the…
  • Jul 20

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?
    Workers’ compensation covers any illness or injury that is the result of job-related duties. When an employee is physically injured or suffers from a work-related disease, it is easy to determine their eligibility. However, what if an…
Rank this Week: 1571

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/
  • Jul 24

    Hip Implant Injurie

    Hip Implant Injurie
    Hip joint damage can happen to people of all ages, but often affects those who are middle aged or elderly. When this type of damage happens, patients may experience pain and decreased mobility. Some are given medication or walking aids to…
  • Jul 22

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie

    Social Security Disability Claims in Miami, Hollywood, and Other Florida Citie
    Have you suffered a disability or serious illness on the job in Miami, Hollywood, or your Florida community? You may be covered by benefit programs that are designed to help you. One of the most common sources of benefits in this type of…
  • Jul 16

    Environmental Injury in Hollywood and Other Florida Citie

    Environmental Injury in Hollywood and Other Florida Citie
    There is a strong link between our environment and our health. When our environment is polluted – whether because of companies, contractors, or unsafe work environments – we can become very ill. Each year, for example, people are…
Rank this Week: 1302

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/
  • Jul 24

    Employment law autopsy: “Old fart” gets fired

    Employment law autopsy: “Old fart” gets fired
    Here’s a lesson: Don’t call your employee an “old fart,” especially if you think you may need to fire him someday. And don’t call his co-workers “old farts” right before you fire the…
  • Jul 24

    Document review attorneys may not be exempt from OT, court say

    Document review attorneys may not be exempt from OT, court say
    Uh-oh. Lawyers who do document review may not be exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to a court decision issued yesterday. Large law firms and legal services vendors often hire stables of…
  • Jul 21

    EEOC, Abercrombie settle hijab lawsuit

    EEOC, Abercrombie settle hijab lawsuit
    We went to the U.S. Supreme Court, and all I got was this lousy $45K? (Better than a lousy t-shirt, I guess.) Law360 reports that, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in…
Rank this Week: 1640

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jul 23

    Federal Regulators Link Workers’ Comp Failures To Income Inequality

    Federal Regulators Link Workers’ Comp Failures To Income Inequality
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.npr.org A few hours after ProPublica and NPR issued the first in a series of reports about workers’ compensation "reforms" sweeping the country, the…
  • Jul 20

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: What is a Workers’ Compensation Accident?

    Workers’ Compensation Basics: What is a Workers’ Compensation Accident?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brody Ockander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. This blog post is the third in a series that examines the basics of workers’ compensation. To be a covered workers’ compensation claim, an…
  • Jul 16

    Is a Pulmonary Embolism Compensable under Workers’ Compensation?

    Is a Pulmonary Embolism Compensable under Workers’ Compensation?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brody Ockander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The short answer is yes, but it could be difficult to prove if it is not directly related to another workers’ compensation injury. In Nebraska,…
Rank this Week: 1528

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

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

http://www.palegalblog.com
Rank this Week: 1442

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

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

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

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

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

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 1495

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1628

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/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 1503

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1568

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    DCAS Special Officer Disqualification Reversed

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

    TLC Article 78 case

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

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

    New York City violates due process law in Civil Service Law section 71 and 73 case
    Employee of Department of Environmental Protection was found to have been illegally terminated when New York City failed to give proper notice in Civil Service Law section 73 and Civil Service Law section 71 case. Originally petitioner was…
Rank this Week: 1106

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: 1213

Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida car accident, product liability and workers compensation news. By Ruth E. Johnson.

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
  • Dec 13

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?

    Florida's Texting and Driving Laws: Will They Prevent Accidents?
    A 2009 motor vehicle accident statistics report by the Florida Department of Transportation showed that 5,474 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents due to texting while driving, and another 448,000 were injured. In response to these…
  • Nov 14

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?

    Are Trucks More Dangerous than Cars?
    Automobiles today are the safest and easiest to drive they have ever been, with traffic fatalities in the U.S. dropping every year. This is great news, but trucks are still being found to be less safe than cars. Trucks (including SUVs)…
Rank this Week: 1698

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

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

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
  • Feb 11

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

    What is a Stipulation Status Conference? MN Workers' Compensation Proceeding
    My workers’ compensation case settled. I received Notice of a Stipulation Status Conference from the Office of Administrative Hearings. What is this? A Stipulation Status Conference is an informal conference scheduled by the…
Rank this Week: 979

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

Covers trends and developments in workers’ compensation law, in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. By Domer Law.

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
Rank this Week: 1587

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1400

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth

    Evaluating How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth
    The first question clients always ask their attorney when filing a personal injury lawsuit is “How much is my case worth?” Legally, the answer involves the definition of “damages,” or the total amount the injury has…
  • Jul 22

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?

    You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?
    If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, you might not know what to do or where to turn next. At the same time that you are trying to recover from your injuries, you are struggling to … Continued The post You Were a…
  • Jul 15

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?

    Why Does Summertime Mean More Car Accidents?
    A 2012 document published by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reveals that over 460,000 traffic accidents happened in Florida, an average of 765 vehicle accidents each day. Compounding this dismal fact is more data…
Rank this Week: 1807

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/
  • Jul 28

    NJ Pledges Millions To Equip Officers With Body Cam

    NJ Pledges Millions To Equip Officers With Body Cam
    As reported by NJ.com, New Jersey has pledged $4 million to equip every New Jersey State Trooper and thousands more local police officers with body cameras as demand for the technology rises in the wake of several high-profile…
  • Jul 15

    Crivelli & Barbati, L.L.C. Files Suit Against the State of NJ for Christie’s Refusal To Pay Step Increment

    Crivelli & Barbati, L.L.C. Files Suit Against the State of NJ for Christie’s Refusal To Pay Step Increment
    As reported in NJ.Com as well as NJSpotlight, the State of New Jersey recently told thousands of union members whose contracts expired June 30, 2015, that they won’t be receiving annual incremental pay increases while there’s…
  • Jun 18

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

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

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
  • Jul 28

    Truck Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie

    Truck Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie
    Truck accidents often can result in serious or even fatal injuries. An example of such an accident is one that many people read about last summer: the accident where a Wal-Mart truck and a limo van collided. The accident severely injured…
  • Jul 20

    What Should You Do If You’ve Been Injured At a Grocery Store?

    What Should You Do If You’ve Been Injured At a Grocery Store?
    Grocery stores and other large retailers generally have plans, policies and procedures designed to keep their customers safe. Unfortunately, far too often store employees either do not know or do not follow corporate safety policies. This is…
  • Jul 17

    Stark & Stark Attorney, Bruce H. Stern, Announced as Treasurer for the American Association for Justice

    Stark & Stark Attorney, Bruce H. Stern, Announced as Treasurer for the American Association for Justice
    Bruce H. Stern, Shareholder attorney at Stark & Stark, was recently sworn in as the Treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Bruce has been a member of the AAJ since 2004, and continues to serve on several of their…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Dangers of Workplace Burn Injuries in Massachusett

    The Dangers of Workplace Burn Injuries in Massachusett
    Work-related burns are responsible for up to 25% of all burns requiring medical attention in the United States. Burns can occur in any type of job, but the most commonly reported occupations are kitchen workers, welders, laboratory employees,…
  • Jul 23

    What Are Repetitive Stress Injuries? How Do Workers Get Them?

    What Are Repetitive Stress Injuries? How Do Workers Get Them?
    Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) can affect workers in almost any occupation. These injuries typically occur when a repetitive motion damages soft tissue in a specific part of the body. There are various types of RSI, but the most common is…
  • Jul 22

    What Illnesses and Injuries Are Covered By Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Laws?

    What Illnesses and Injuries Are Covered By Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Laws?
    Workers’ Compensation exists to protect both employee and employer in the event a worker is injured, becomes ill, or dies on the job. Workers’ comp protects injured employees by covering eligible medical bills and providing…
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LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!

    CASE REVIEW: PAN AM DIAGNOSTIC V. STATE FARM: STATE FARM’S POLICY STRICKEN AS VAGUE!!!
    On April 30, 2015 the 11th Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County held that State Farm’s policy failed to clearly elect the use of the multiple procedure payment reduction rule. The Honorable Judge Linda Singer Stein opined that…
  • Jul 23

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident

    5 Things To Remember After An Auto Accident
    Car accidents can happen in a moment’s notice even to the best drivers. The moment’s right after an accident can be scary and hectic but, there are important things to remember.  Below is a short list of things you should…
  • Jul 22

    Personal Injury Attorney Lake Worth Florida

    Personal Injury Attorney Lake Worth Florida
    Personal Injury and Auto Accident Attorney Serving Lake Worth Have you been injured by the negligence of someone else?  Do you have medical bills piling up and don’t know how you are going to pay them?  Since 1992, the…
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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/
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Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 27

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working
    You’ve probably felt a sense of frustration if you ever purchased a device that suddenly failed to work and demanded a prompt refund or exchange from the manufacturer. You may be able to forgive the manufacturer if the device is an IPod…
  • Jul 26

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall
    It is normal to expect the FDA to step in whenever a product or treatment is known to cause harm to patients by mandating a recall of the defective or harmful products but this has not been the case after it was discovered that thousands of…
  • Jul 24

    Off Label Use of Drug

    Off Label Use of Drug
    Off label drugs are medications that are prescribed by doctors for purposes other than what they were originally intended or received approval for. The practice of prescribing off label medications is far more wide spread and common than most…
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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/
  • Jul 27

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case
    When Melissa, a 40 year-old grocery shopper, decided to use the store restroom, she ignored the “Caution: Wet Floor” sign blocking the entrance and went running down the freshly mopped hallway. When she slipped and broke her leg,…
  • Jul 22

    Oklahoma Adoption Law

    Oklahoma Adoption Law
    Adopting a child can be a rewarding and joyful event. A celebration is often in order at the end of what can be a grueling and overwhelming process. There are myriad laws that must be followed which are actually designed to be sure that when…
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con
    Filing for bankruptcy is a viable financial strategy for individuals who have recently experienced a significant change in income and are having trouble making ends meet. Filing for bankruptcy is like taking off a Band-Aid; the quicker you do…
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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/
  • Jul 27

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party
    Many employers host various “non-work” social gatherings, whether for charity or customer/employee relations or holidays. If an employee suffers injury or illness at one of these functions, the question of workers’…
  • Jul 15

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment
    Many people drive to and from work, but some are required to drive in the course and scope of employment. Generally, those who drive during the work day for work purposes may be covered by workers’ compensation in the event of a serious…
  • Jul 7

    Austin v. Kroger Texas - Work Injury With Uninsured Employer

    Austin v. Kroger Texas - Work Injury With Uninsured Employer
    The state of Georgia requires companies with more than three workers to carry workers' compensation coverage. Most states have similar requirements, though they do vary. In Georgia, when a company fails to obtain workers' compensation…
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Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

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

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
    Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may be a source of fun and entertainment, accidents can happen at any…
  • Jul 13

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett
    William Rosa | Partner A homestead is an essential part of any financial planning and protection package that any individual, irrespective of their circumstances, should take advantage of. A homestead is a statutory creation which provides…
  • Jun 29

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY
    By: Kevin P. McCroy, esq. | Partner You are owed money. You have made demand. That didn’t work, so you brought a lawsuit. Maybe you have even received a judgment. Just when you think you’re finally there, you receive a telephone…
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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 27

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later

    Take-home Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma Decades Later
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brian M. Wright, from Causey Law Firm. Today’s guest post was co-authored by my wife, Kaitlin Wright, Associate Attorney with Bergman Draper Ladenburg Hart.  – – BMW Take-home…
  • Jul 23

    Wage Disparity and Workers’ Compensation

    Wage Disparity and Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. When I began representing injured workers at a labor law firm in the 1970s, over one-third of the workforce was unionized. Almost all the workers I represented…
  • Jul 20

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?

    Workers Can’t Wait to Cash In?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Roger Moore, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. It’s not uncommon in the workers’ compensation arena that we hear allegations of malingering or workers being hurt on purpose to reap the…
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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jul 26

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA
    Una trabajadora del Municipio de Aguadilla demandó en el tribunal federal al Municipio bajo la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans With Disabilities Act o Ley ADA, siglas en inglés) y la contra-parte local…
  • Jul 22

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece Contratistas Independiente

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece Contratistas Independiente
    La oficina de Horas y Salarios del Departamento del Trabajo Federal considera que con demasiada frecuencia el contratista independiente no lo es.   El Departamento considera la clasificación equivocada de empleados como…
  • Jul 22

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente
    La oficina de Horas y Salarios del Departamento del Trabajo Federal considera que con demasiada frecuencia el contratista independiente no lo es.   El Departamento considera la clasificación equivocada de empleados como…
Rank this Week: 2117

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: 4128

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

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

    Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce?

    Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce?
    This is one of the first and most frequent questions mo […] The post Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce? appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Jul 14

    4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona

    4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona
    Guest authored for Minick Law Blog by Attorney David Mi […] 4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona is a post from: MINICK LAW The post 4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona appeared first on…
  • Jul 13

    Are the Police Allowed To Use Force?

    Are the Police Allowed To Use Force?
    Right now, the topic of “police brutality” is buzzing t […] Are the Police Allowed To Use Force? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Are the Police Allowed To Use Force? appeared first on MINICK LAW.
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Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Jul 24

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim
    I have written before about the danger associated with keeping your social media profiles active while you are pursuing workers’ compensation benefits. Comments, posts, tweets and especially photos can and will be used against you.…
  • Mar 4

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
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