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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: 237

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 30

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant

    Ohio BWC Approved for Safety Intervention Grant
    Grants to help focus in more on workplace safety are going a long way in Ohio.   The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) recently approved 118 safety intervention grants for Ohio employers totaling $3,499,148 in September and…
  • Jan 29

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace

    Implementing Safety Training Guidelines in The Workplace
    The responsibilities that come with running a company are endless.  These duties include budgeting, human resource decision and making a profit.  Due to all of these demands, the goal of work environment safety must never get…
  • Jan 29

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job

    Illinois Employer Cited, Worker Dies on Job
    The death of a worker has led to more than a dozen of citations against an Illinois employer.   A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation recently found that Environmental Remediation and…
Rank this Week: 296

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/
Rank this Week: 333

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jan 28

    Salmonella and Foodborne Illness Lawsuit

    Salmonella and Foodborne Illness Lawsuit
    Most Americans heard about the Salmonella outbreak from Foster Farms chicken in 2013 and 2014. The contamination sickened thousands of people and sent hundreds to the hospital for serious illness. What most Americans do not know is how…
  • Jan 23

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million

    Dog Attack Victim Wins $36 Million
    An eight-year-old girl who was critically injured in a dog attack was recently awarded $36 million by a jury in Georgia. The girl was attacked by several dogs, causing one of her arms to be amputated. Dog bite injury lawyers at Pintas &…
  • Jan 19

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup

    Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Healthcare Startup
    The world's richest doctor, Patrick Soon-Shiong, recently established a healthcare startup called NantHealth. The company intends to improve cancer treatment and care, however, whistleblowers in Florida have filed suit saying it is engaged…
Rank this Week: 402

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/
  • Jan 23

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family
    Back in March of last year, a hit-and-run accident claimed the life of one man. Since then, according to one news report, the driver of the car has been convicted of aggravated involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol,…
  • Jan 16

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie
    Due to a law enacted in the 1980s, Maryland plaintiffs are limited in the amount they are able to recover from municipalities across the state. According to an article by the Washington Post, this has led one woman to challenge the law that…
  • Jan 9

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat
    When two parties enter into an out-of-court settlement, a contract is created by the two parties. This contract is typically a legally binding document that requires each party to do—or not do—certain things. For example, the most…
Rank this Week: 397

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/
  • Jan 19

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation

    5 HR Errors that Leave Companies Exposed to Litigation
    These 5 common business errors that make defending an employment lawsuit harder come from the California Employment Law Report, and they are as true on the east coast as the west. In our experience, smaller and middle sized businesses…
  • Jan 15

    Important NJ Supreme Court Decision: Employee or Contractor?

    Important NJ Supreme Court Decision: Employee or Contractor?
    A question we often hear from business  owners involves some variation on the legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor. The question involves meaningful dollars and cents differences in how business is done and…
  • Jan 5

    A Reminder: NJ Minimum Wage Has Increased

    A Reminder: NJ Minimum Wage Has Increased
    New Jersey's minimum wage increased to $8.38 per hour as of January 1, 2015.  All businesses with employees in the Garden State should review and adjust their payrolls accordingly.
Rank this Week: 415

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: 423

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance

    New Clues on Google’s Plans for Insurance
    The Google Compare auto insurance shopping site has been up and running in the United Kingdom for two years.The insurance industry takes it for granted that Google will soon introduce its Google Compare auto insurance shopping site, which has…
  • Jan 28

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim

    Looking Back: Nellie Kershaw-The First Reported Asbestos Victim
    Nellie Kershaw (c. 1891 – 14 March 1924) Today's post is shared from wikipedia.org/Nellie Kershaw  was an English textile worker from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Her death due to pulmonary asbestosis was the first…
  • Jan 28

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter

    Don't Miss The Latest Workers Compensation Info: Follow Us On Twitter
    twitter.com/jongelmanFor the latest and most current updates click here to subscribe to our Twitter Feed @jongelmanDeath held "Good Cause" NJ App Div Reverses Trial Court of Compensation & Reinstates claim - Unreport Dec…
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/
Rank this Week: 681

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

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

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 689

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: 710

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit

    Collateral Source Rule and Florida Unemployment Compensation Benefit
    Florida has a collateral source rule that calls for a reduction of a damages award by the amount of payments received from various collateral sources. Florida statute 768.76 retracts the common-law collateral source rule and provides that…
  • Jan 29

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?

    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?
    Will My Accident Case Settle Out of Court?Believe it or not, this answer will depend on you!  You are going to have a case and you will hire an attorney to represent you on it. That attorney will put forth all the effort in a pre-suit…
  • Jan 28

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer

    The Irony of Claiming PIP Fraud By Florida PIP Insurer
    There have been many recent changes in Florida’s Personal injury protection (PIP) statute thanks to the lobbying efforts of Florida PIP Insurers.  These changes have severely limited injured people’s rights to health care…
Rank this Week: 990

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Parents file wrongful death lawsuit against school after daughter’s suicide

    Parents file wrongful death lawsuit against school after daughter’s suicide
    The parents of a 12-year-old girl who committed suicide have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Public School District, claiming that the district failed to take action to address bullying. McKenzie Philpot, a sixth grader at…
  • Jan 27

    Smart Cars May Improve Safety, but Will Present Their Own Issue

    Smart Cars May Improve Safety, but Will Present Their Own Issue
    Automobile manufacturers are now developing autonomous vehicles that promise to save thousands of lives. Despite auto safety advances, each year, more than 30,000 people lose their lives in car accidents. Most of those crashes are…
  • Jan 23

    Illinois Teen Driving Deaths Decline

    Illinois Teen Driving Deaths Decline
    Illinois teen driving deaths have declined, and officials say it is because of more stringent regulations for teen driver’s licenses. Seven years ago, Illinois put a more restrictive program of graduated driver’s licenses in place…
Rank this Week: 820

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 16

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand
    For months now, the Takata airbag recall has been making headlines. So far, the faulty airbags have been responsible for five deaths and hundreds of injuries around the world. Currently over 20 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide,…
  • Nov 7

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit
    Some would say this has been a hard year for auto giant General Motors. Times have been even more difficult, however, for those consumers directly affected by the series of safety issues that have plagued the company, caused car accidents and…
Rank this Week: 823

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed
    In the case of Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co., the workers' compensation insurance carrier for a Montana mining company had agreed to accept liability for medical expenses of a former worker who died of asbestos-related lung cancer. However, the…
  • Jan 29

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal
    The New Year means it is time for resolutions. Employers need to resolve to take workplace seriously safety this year and to do what they can to try to improve work conditions. Employees can also do their part to protect themselves this…
  • Jan 25

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety
    Far too many workers suffer on-the-job injuries because employers fail to obey the industry and legal standards for safety. In a recent lawsuit out of Oregon, the federal regulatory agency that oversees workforce safety sued a company for…
Rank this Week: 1210

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/
  • Jan 30

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!

    Jan. 29 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: Your honor, please reconsider!
    As expected, Law360 reports this morning that Plaintiff Alexandra Marchuk has asked Judge Alvin Hellerstein to reconsider his ruling that Nadeem Faruqi and Lubna Faruqi, co-founders of the New York law firm Faruqi & Faruqi, be dismissed…
  • Jan 30

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!

    Employers, don’t be caught in the “bogus RIF” trap!
    I was disappointed earlier this week to see a consultant quoted in an otherwise good article in the Wall Street Journal – “Employee Theft Often Leads Small Firms to Make Bad Choices” — as advising the “bogus…
  • Jan 29

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.

    Jan. 28 at Faruqi sex harassment trial: The defense rests.
    The defense completed its case yesterday at the trial of Alexandra Marchuk’s sexual harassment claims against the New York City law firm of Faruqi & Faruqi and partner Juan Monteverde. Prior coverage of the trial is available here,…
Rank this Week: 1563

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/
  • Jan 29

    Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition

    Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition
    Jason Shafrin, our favorite Healthcare Economist, is hosting Health Wonk Review: Super Bowl Edition, the best of the recent postings from blogging health policy wonks. Jason cuts right to the chase in a compact, digest version of posts that…
  • Jan 28

    Highway regulators calling for better truck safety

    Highway regulators calling for better truck safety
    Since 2009, fatalities related to large truck road accidents have increased by 17%. In 2013, that number rose to 3,964 fatalities, the fourth straight year of increases. This bucks the trend of vehicle-related fatalities overall, which have…
  • Jan 15

    "Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition of Health Wonk Review

    "Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition of Health Wonk Review
    Hot off the press - Vince Kuraitis posts the first Health Wonk Review of the new year, ">"Shake the Winter Blahs" Edition at the e-Care Management Blog. There's the usual grab-bag of topics from some smart heath policy…
Rank this Week: 1836

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: 1408

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jan 29

    Back to Downton Abbey – Why You Should Care About a Seemingly Ho-hum Supreme Court Case

    Back to Downton Abbey – Why You Should Care About a Seemingly Ho-hum Supreme Court Case
    So what does Downton Abbey have to do with a seemingly ho-hum recent Supreme Court case about pension benefits for union retirees? Lots. The decision in question is the recent Supreme Court decision of M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett. In…
  • Jan 26

    2014 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

    2014 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case
    Guest author and respected colleague Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm in North Carolina, wrote today’s post. His analysis is a tradition at this time of the year that highlights one of the many misconceptions in…
  • Jan 22

    Jobs, Injuries Differ for Working Women and Men

    Jobs, Injuries Differ for Working Women and Men
    Women and men tend to have different kinds of workplace injuries. Men and women are different. Not surprisingly, men and women in the workforce are also different. Although women often perform the same jobs with the same hours as men,…
Rank this Week: 1835

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jan 29

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?

    Injured Worker Stakeouts: Do Private Investigators Commit Fraud?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Have you noticed a suspicious vehicle lurking in your neighborhood lately, or is there a stranger that seems to be everywhere you go? If you have an…
  • Jan 26

    Cost Shifting: Worker’s Compensation Dirty Little Secret

    Cost Shifting: Worker’s Compensation Dirty Little Secret
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Today I taught worker’s compensation “Offsets” in the course I teach at Marquette Law School. The students were aghast at the amount of…
  • Jan 22

    January 23rd – Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach

    January 23rd – Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach
    Join us tomorrow (Friday, January 23rd at 7:30pm) for the Kickoff Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Howard Beach. Details are below.  See you there! Kickoff Flyer – PDF The post January 23rd – Kickoff…
Rank this Week: 1578

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    I’ve Been Arrested. Now What?

    I’ve Been Arrested. Now What?
    Unless you have been arrested and charged with a crime before, you likely have no idea what to expect from the process ahead of you. Even if you have been arrested before, the process may be different if you were previously charged with a…
  • Jan 27

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of 13-Year-Old

    Tulsa Man Arrested for Rape of 13-Year-Old
    A 19-year-old Tulsa man was arrested last night after police were called to a local hospital to investigate the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl. When police arrived at Hillcrest Medical Center, they were told that the girl was in a…
  • Jan 23

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest
    Some people just can’t resist the urge to take a selfie. For a pair of alleged thieves in Houston, that impulse led to their arrest. Early this month, a man reported to police that his truck had been burglarized, and that the thieves…
Rank this Week: 1790

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1398

Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 1570

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: 1225

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/
  • Jan 14

    Mileage reimbursement update

    Mileage reimbursement update
    Effective January 1, 2015, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been increased from $.56 per mile to $.575 per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC 616C.150. Mileage is eligible for…
  • Jan 12

    Good News on Hearing Loss Treatment

    Good News on Hearing Loss Treatment
    I’ve got good news and bad news about occupational hearing loss. First the bad news about  occupational hearing loss claims: It can be hard  to prove that the hearing loss was caused by a work accident or by an incident of…
  • Jan 9

    Petitions for Judicial Review in Nevada

    Petitions for Judicial Review in Nevada
    The most important hearing  on a contested workers’ compensation case in Nevada is the one before the  the appeals officer, because that  hearing is recorded, it is the last avenue for presenting witnesses or documentary…
Rank this Week: 1532

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/
  • Jan 5

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey

    Protect Yourself from Winter Weather Slip and Fall Accidents in New Jersey
    The winter weather in New Jersey opens up the prospect of sledding, skiing, building snow forts, and other exciting adventures for the whole family. Yet a day of fun – or even a day at work – can turn into a tragedy in an instant…
  • Dec 8

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident
    Fair Haven Councilman Jerome Koch, 63, suffered fatal injuries when a car struck his bicycle. According to an NJ.com news report, the fatal bicycle accident occurred on River Road near Elm Place in Fair Haven. He was pronounced dead the day…
  • Dec 8

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Fair Haven Councilman Killed in Bicycle Accident
    Fair Haven Councilman Jerome Koch, 63, suffered fatal injuries when a car struck his bicycle. According to an NJ.com news report, the fatal bicycle accident occurred on River Road near Elm Place in Fair Haven. He was pronounced dead the day…
Rank this Week: 1160

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: 1659

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

Covers workers's compensation in Connecticut. By James Aspell.

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    I Was Hurt at Work in Connecticut. Now What?

    I Was Hurt at Work in Connecticut. Now What?
    If you get hurt on the job, what do you do next? It’s a common question that each Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Attorney at The Law Offices of James F. Aspell, P.C.is prepared to discuss anytime you have a question about the…
  • Oct 27

    We have a page on our website, reproduced…

    We have a page on our website, reproduced below, which explains what we can do for you in you are injured at work in Connecticut. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of lawyers and the Connecticut Worker's Compensation Commission to explain…
  • Oct 24

    Choosing a Hartford, Connecticut Worker's Comp Lawyer

    Choosing a Hartford, Connecticut Worker's Comp Lawyer
    Connecticut work injury lawyers and paralegals at The Law Offices of James F. Aspell, P.C. have resolved thousands of work injury and on the job death claims in Connecticut. In fact, more than half of our personal injury law cases come from…
Rank this Week: 1541

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 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney
    Vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury. Unfortunately, they often come with bodily harm, medical and financial concerns, and lost life. When you have been the victim of a personal injury, recovery and returning…
Rank this Week: 1545

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
  • 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…
  • Sep 15

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off
    You might think that if your employer is paying weekly benefits and has paid for medical care, you are not likely to have any significant disputes in your work injury case. As the case I am about to discuss shows, […] The post How…
  • Jan 14

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab
    I want to talk with you today about rotator cuff injuries and the importance of both proper medical care and appropriate rehabilitation and followup. In many respects the right kind of rehabilitation and follow-up medical care can make the…
Rank this Week: 1180

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: 1418

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    Ohio Truck Accident Lawyer

    Ohio Truck Accident Lawyer
    ms-truck_driver.jpg Your truck is your lifeline! If you suffer a personal injury while driving a truck, you may be at risk of losing your source of income. Being on the road is money: When you're not driving, you're not…
  • Apr 17

    Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Serie

    Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Serie
    mckenzie-snyder-llp-logo-new.jpg Join us all summer long for the RiversEdge concert series in Hamilton, OH! McKenzie & Snyder  is proud to support our community as a sponsoring…
  • Apr 11

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee
    ms-ohio_bwc_logo.jpg In my own life I have worked to build each day so that the next day is better than the previous one. I have worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. Several of the lawyers at McKenzie &…
Rank this Week: 1419

SC Disability Law

SC Disability Law

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

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

    Veterans with disabilities may receive compensation

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

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

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

    Apply wisely for disability benefit

    Apply wisely for disability benefit
    Apply wisely for disability benefitsThis blog is not intended as legal advice, nor an offer of legal representation. We encourage honest communication regarding Social Security Disability. Please contact an attorney for legal advice…
Rank this Week: 1300

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    NYC’s DEP Liable for $3 Million in Damages After Worker Injured

    NYC’s DEP Liable for $3 Million in Damages After Worker Injured
    A $3 million pain and suffering award has been reinstated against the New York City Department of Environmental Protection after it was found to be in violation of state labor laws. Rafael Lopez filed suit against the city and the…
  • Jan 28

    Boston Construction Accidents Can Lead to Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Cases, Wrongful Death Claim

    Boston Construction Accidents Can Lead to Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Cases, Wrongful Death Claim
    It’s only January, and already there have been a number of construction accidents resulting in injuries in the United States. Just this week two workers were hurt after a wall used to create concrete walls inside a building fell. Also,…
  • Jan 23

    MA Contractors Exposed Workers to Fatal Falls During Renovation Project

    MA Contractors Exposed Workers to Fatal Falls During Renovation Project
    Four contractors were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 40 feet at an Easthampton jobsite, due to a lack of protective measures/equipment, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 4413

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/
  • Jan 31

    Demetres v. East West Construction - Subcontractor Deemed "Co-Employee"

    Demetres v. East West Construction - Subcontractor Deemed "Co-Employee"
    When a worker suffers an on-the-job injury, state law holds workers' compensation benefits are the sole source of compensation a worker can receive, with few exceptions. These benefits are considered the "exclusive remedy" a worker can pursue…
  • Jan 22

    Barnes v. Charter 1 Realty - Idiopathic Exception to Workers' Comp Coverage Clarified

    Barnes v. Charter 1 Realty - Idiopathic Exception to Workers' Comp Coverage Clarified
    In order for a workplace injury to be compensable, it has to arise out of and in the course of employment. This means there has to be some connection between the conditions under which employee was working the injury that resulted. Usually,…
  • Jan 12

    US Bank Home Mortgage v. Schrecker - Afternoon Break Street Crossing Injury Not Compensable

    US Bank Home Mortgage v. Schrecker - Afternoon Break Street Crossing Injury Not Compensable
    State supreme court justices in Kentucky reversed three lower courts in finding worker injured in a vehicle accident while crossing the street to access a fast-food restaurant adjacent to her office was not entitled to collect workers'…
Rank this Week: 4077

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    New Massachusetts’ law expands rights of Domestic Worker

    New Massachusetts’ law expands rights of Domestic Worker
      Beginning April 1, 2015 Massachusetts will extend employment protections to domestic workers.   The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights will create new legal obligations for individuals or families who employ domestic workers…
  • Jan 22

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS MAY BE ENTITLED TO MASSACHUSETTS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS MAY BE ENTITLED TO MASSACHUSETTS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS
    In September of 2014, Massachusetts received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to enforce activities centered on worker misclassification detection.   The Massachusetts wage and hour laws allow workers who have been misclassified…
  • Jan 8

    New OSHA Workplace Injury Reporting Rule Goes Into Effect as of January 1, 2015

    New OSHA Workplace Injury Reporting Rule Goes Into Effect as of January 1, 2015
    The new year brought  new changes to the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administrations’ (“OSHA”) work injury reporting requirements for employers.  Prior to January 1, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 2122

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4039

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 30

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]
    How To Get A Divorce in NC Getting a divorce is a difficult process, especially when you’re trying to navigate the legal framework alone. Even more, it’s crucial to understand the legal process and implications of getting a…
  • Jan 16

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce
    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING A DIVORCE Divorce is a life changing and stressful experience. Sometimes it comes out of the blue while other times it can be seen coming on the horizon. However, nobody enters into a marriage expecting a…
  • Jan 12

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC
    INJURED BY THE POLICE? HERE’S HOW TO SUE FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE.   If you feel you’ve been a victim of POLICE BRUTALITY or EXCESSIVE FORCE by law enforcement, the process of seeking justice is a complicated one.  There are…
Rank this Week: 1961

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/
  • Jan 30

    Comp + Immigration = SCOTUS

    Comp + Immigration = SCOTUS
    The immigration policy of this country has routinely been found by the United States Supreme Court to be a federal issue, even as states attempt to frame it within the context of laws that have nothing to do with immigration.Florida's Supreme…
  • Jan 29

    The Memory Crisi

    The Memory Crisi
    Usually the debate in workers' compensation about the aging work force concerns employment risks of orthopedic based injuries or other associated, easily identifiable, age-related maladies.But there's a larger issue looming that affects more…
  • Jan 28

    Early Work Comp Politic

    Early Work Comp Politic
    It seems like the entire workers' compensation industry is under attack by legislators and regulators.Of course it's not, but this morning's headlines certainly lead to that impression:Minn. - DLI Working with Hospitals, Insurers on Framework…
Rank this Week: 3970

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/
  • Jan 29

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?

    Crowd Safety: Do You Know How to Stay Safe at a Big Event in Miami or Florida?
    Miami and Florida are known for huge concerts, special events, festivals, and spring break parties. While these huge events can be exhilarating, though, crowds can pose a real risk. Getting lost in a crowd can put you at risk of being…
  • Jan 27

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne

    Stay Safe in Florida’s Wilderne
    Homestead and surrounding areas have miles of Florida nature to explore. Although Florida is known for its modern cities, it is also a very green state and you don’t have to drive far to find large expanses of wilderness. In fact, each…
  • Jan 22

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
Rank this Week: 2808

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Liquor Store Worker Robbed at Gunpoint Receives Workers’ Compensation

    Liquor Store Worker Robbed at Gunpoint Receives Workers’ Compensation
    A manager at a liquor store in Morrisville PA was recently held up at gunpoint while working. A masked robber held a gun to his head, and duct-taped him to a chair in 2008 while robbing the store. The case recently went in favor of the…
  • Aug 12

    Injured in Cold Storage

    Injured in Cold Storage
    Many people in this country work hard to provide for themselves and their families. Millions of hard working Americans ought to feel safe and secure while they are working at their places of business. Unfortunately, not everyone is safe when…
  • Aug 4

    Fear of Being Fired

    Fear of Being Fired
    Researchers have identified a new predictor that can be used to better help workers dealing with workplace injuries. Researchers conducted telephone interviews with injured workers in 8 states. These states are Indiana, Massachusetts,…
Rank this Week: 4250

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injurie

    Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injurie
    It is important to select a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer who has the experience to deal with the complexities of traumatic brain injuries. Some workers’ compensation cases become quite complicated, particularly cases that…
  • Jan 28

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Crane Accident

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Crane Accident
    Work-related crane accidents put construction workers at great risk for injury. Cranes and forklifts are used at constructions sites and industrial locations. An operator of these machines should have the necessary skills to operate…
  • Jan 25

    Chemical Exposure Injury Claim

    Chemical Exposure Injury Claim
    Many individuals suffer injuries due to exposure to hazardous chemicals at work. The legal remedies for these cases are a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The right legal remedy for the situation is…
Rank this Week: 2727

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/
  • Jan 29

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited an Everett company for multiple safety violations related to the death of a worker last July.…
  • Jan 28

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension
      In 1954 while working at the National Institute of Mental Health, Neuroscientist John C. Lilly developed a sensory-deprivation flotation tank in order to discover what would happen to the brain if it was deprived of as much stimulation…
  • Jan 26

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret
    Today’s post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.com Andrew Francis Wallace/ZUMA Nearly four years ago, while lifting pallets of blankets during an overnight stocking shift at Walmart, Barb Gertz began to notice a…
Rank this Week: 3288

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jan 29

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation

    Kettle Falls, WA Cedar Mill Fined More Than $150,000 for Safety Violation
    Kettle Falls cedar mill fined more than $150,000 for safety violations in connection with worker injury The Columbia Cedar mill in Kettle Falls has been fined $151,800 for safety violations after a worker was seriously hurt while trying to…
  • Jan 26

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret
    Today’s post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.com Andrew Francis Wallace/ZUMA Nearly four years ago, while lifting pallets of blankets during an overnight stocking shift at Walmart, Barb Gertz began to notice a…
  • Jan 22

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget

    CES 2015: Quell Promises Pain Relief with New FDA-Approved Gadget
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from www.techtimes.com Quell is a new gadget that promises pain relief. It attaches to a user’s calf and emits electronic signals that boost the body’s opiate…
Rank this Week: 4057

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jan 29

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?

    What Does Supreme Court’s Warehouse Workers’ Ruling Mean?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that contracted warehouse workers for Amazon did not have to be paid for time spent waiting to clear through an…
  • Jan 26

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated

    Dept. of Labor and Industries Fines Battle Ground, WA Company After Worker’s Hand Amputated
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Battle Ground, WA plastic bottle manufacturer $86,800 for major safety violations after a worker’s…
  • Jan 22

    Florida has a Large Percentage of Medicare’s top “Controlled-Drug” Prescriber

    Florida has a Large Percentage of Medicare’s top “Controlled-Drug” Prescriber
    Today’s post was shared by Gelman on Workplace Injuries and comes from flojcc.blogspot.com Today’s post is authored by Judge David Langham and shared from flojcc.blogspot.com/ A story was recently published on the WUSF…
Rank this Week: 3912