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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 27

    How To Use Central Index Bureau To Stop Workers’ Comp Fraud

    How To Use Central Index Bureau To Stop Workers’ Comp Fraud
    One of the best fraud fighting tools is provided by the Central Index Bureau report, a division of the Insurance Services Office. It is known as a Central Index Bureau report, a CIB report, an ISO, or as a claim index. The…
  • Apr 26

    Know Your Role To Take Control of Work Comp Cost

    Know Your Role To Take Control of Work Comp Cost
    If you leave the management of the workers compensation claims to chance, the chances are you will not have good results.  To have good results in the control of the workers comp claims, it is important that everyone involved…
  • Apr 25

    Two Reasons Employees Do Not File Work Comp Claim

    Two Reasons Employees Do Not File Work Comp Claim
    There are times that an employee might not pursue a claim or might not have a claim for a work related injury.  While this is uncommon for employees, it does happen.     Reason1 – Excluded People (no coverage)…
Rank this Week: 139

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 28

    Interauthority Relationship

    Interauthority Relationship
    Michael GreenFor too long the focus in philosophy of law has been the national legal system. As some have already observed, this ignores public international law. But it also ignores private international law, or (as Americans would call it)…
  • Apr 27

    Cost Containment—Global Budget Cap

    Cost Containment—Global Budget Cap
    Nelson Sabatini, Joseph Antos, Howard Haft & Donna Kinzer, Maryland’s All-Payer Model—Achievements, Challenges, And Next Steps, Health Affairs Blog (Jan. 31, 2017).David OrentlicherWhile the Affordable Care Act has done…
  • Apr 26

    Biological and Social Approaches to the LGBT Family

    Biological and Social Approaches to the LGBT Family
    Michael Boucai, Is Assisted Reproduction an LGBT Right?, 2016 Wisc. L. Rev. 1065 (2017).Douglas NeJaimeFor decades, same-sex couples have made claims—in both politics and law—to parenthood. Many of these claims relate to the…
Rank this Week: 198

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

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

    6 timekeeping practices that reduce your risk of wage-hour liability

    6 timekeeping practices that reduce your risk of wage-hour liability
    Last week, I wrote about a study describing how certain timekeeping systems could create wage and hour liability through, among other things, making it easy to “cheat” and providing no transparency when changes are made.…
  • Apr 28

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    ConstangyTV’s Close-Up on Workplace Law, April edition, is out! Host Leigh Tyson interviews John MacDonald, head of our Princeton (NJ) Office, about employment law issues unique to the financial and investment industries. If you…
  • Apr 27

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)
    The Senate has finally confirmed R. Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, and he is expected to be sworn in tomorrow. (Yay!) The vote was 60 to 38, meaning that he got some decent bipartisan support. Image Credit: From flickr, Creative…
Rank this Week: 417

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: 402

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: 392

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, general liability, nursing homes and workers compensation. By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

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

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home
    Your lawyers in Charleston at Howell and Christmas, LLC recently read a Post and Courier article concerning of a horrifying incident of nursing home abuse at a Mt. Pleasant facility. The alleged assailant is a 44-year-old North Charleston man…
  • Dec 25

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie
    Similar to the last blog entry posted by your Charleston personal injury attorneys, today's post also concerns the Dallas Cowboys. But unlike the last entry, today's post focuses not on the Cowboys players, but on a 88,000-square-foot…
  • Dec 18

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy
    As BIG football fans, your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas, LLC have posted numerous articles concerning America's most watched sport. Until now, however, posts have dealt primarily with player safety on the field;…
Rank this Week: 312

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall
    In work injury cases, injured employees may have a number of possible avenues in which to pursue monetary compensation for the damages suffered. One of the first, of course, is workers’ compensation. This is a no-fault system wherein…
  • Apr 26

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury
    The start of bring brings a host of lawn care and tree maintenance workers out in full force. But tree care is an especially perilous industry, as illustrated by a recent incident in Massachusetts.  According to the Boston Herald, a…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern
    In today’s construction and manufacturing industries, moving large, heavy loads is critical to operations. There has been a great deal of technology developed for this purpose, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
Rank this Week: 833

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse

    OSHA fines Massachusetts Contractor $1.5M for 18 Violations in Fatal Trench Collapse
    The fines stem from a trench accident that killed two workers on October 21, 2016 in Boston, MA. Atlantic Drain Service Co. employees Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks were killed while working in a 12-foot-deep trench that collapsed and…
  • Apr 17

    OSHA Launches Construction Fall Prevention Campaign

    OSHA Launches Construction Fall Prevention Campaign
    Falls at construction sites continue to be the leading cause of death for construction workers.  Around 37% of all construction worker deaths are from falls.  OSHA’s campaign is striving to raise awareness among workers and…
  • Apr 7

    Pennsylvania Leaders Look to Promote Work Zone Safety

    Pennsylvania Leaders Look to Promote Work Zone Safety
    The Wolf Administration, PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Association of Pennsylvania Constructors gathered this week in Harrisburg to kick off Work Zone Safety Awareness Week. PennDOT data shows that 16 people were…
Rank this Week: 586

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 25

    Substantive Consolidation

    Substantive Consolidation
    By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick| Associate A case recently came down from the U S Bankruptcy Court that will have far reaching consequences for business owners. In Re: Cameron Construction & Roofing Co., Inc. (Cameron) the court held that…
  • Apr 10

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote| Associate Purchasing real property at a foreclosure sale can be a great investment. Typically, properties are sold at 70-80 percent of market value. However, when you purchase a property at a foreclosure sale,…
  • Mar 13

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical…
Rank this Week: 596

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert

    Five Deceptive Tactics Employed By Defense Vocational Expert
    In many personal injury cases, wage losses are an important part of the damages. In many workers’ compensation claims, vocational disability (either partial or total) is the essential issue. How do we prepare our clients’…
  • Apr 17

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie

    Employers Under-Report Serious Workplace Injurie
    The Claims Journal (an insurance industry periodical) recently published an interesting study. The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) studied workers’ compensation claims involving spinal fusion surgery. According…
Rank this Week: 957

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Apr 24

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by several tenants and their guests against the landlord that owned the home. Ultimately, the court determined that the landlord…
  • Apr 17

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a man who had slipped and fallen at the defendant’s restaurant. Although the defendant did not initially reply to the…
  • Apr 12

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a written opinion in a dog bite case, explaining which elements a plaintiff must prove in order to be successful. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss when a trial…
Rank this Week: 997

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4

    Pennsylvania Law Allowing Employer Use of Payroll Debit Cards Takes Effect May 4
    As we previously noted, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law in November that amends the Pennsylvania Banking Code to permit the use of payroll debit cards, with certain conditions.  The law brought welcome clarity to this…
  • Apr 7

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation

    Breaking New Ground: Seventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation
    Workplace rights for LGBT individuals has been a rapidly developing area of the law.  A little over two years ago, former President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on…
  • Mar 31

    Whatever Happened to Those New FLSA Overtime Regulations? A Status Update

    Whatever Happened to Those New FLSA Overtime Regulations? A Status Update
    For much of 2016, employers and HR professionals were focused on preparing for the new Fair Labor Standards Act white-collar overtime exemption regulations.  The Department of Labor issued the final regulations on May 18, 2016, with an…
Rank this Week: 988

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 929

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 12

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?

    What Is a Guardian Ad Litem and How Does That Person Relate to Personal Injury Cases?
    A guardian ad litem is an adult who represents the interests of a minor child or disabled child of any age in court. Generally, “minor” means younger than 18 years of age. The legal definition of a disability that makes someone…
  • Apr 5

    Do I Qualify for SSDI Due to My Mental Illness?

    Do I Qualify for SSDI Due to My Mental Illness?
    Individuals who suffer from diagnosed mental illnesses can qualify to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income payments. In fact, nearly 40 percent of Ohio residents who draw SSDI and/or SSI have…
  • Mar 20

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?
    Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is open to the following people: Ohio state government workers, but not elected state or federal officials Employees of county, city and town governments, with some municipal…
Rank this Week: 1004

Tina Willis Law

Tina Willis Law

Florida injury attorney shares in-depth articles telling injury victims how to maximize their accident and injury case settlements and verdicts, and exposes some scams in the industry. Also explains all different types of accident and injury cases, and how those are handled.

http://injuryattorneyflorida.com/
  • Mar 6

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?
    Doctors Who Fail To Perform Surgery: Medical Malpractice? As a medical malpractice lawyer based in Orlando, Florida, one question I hear regularly from potential clients is whether a doctor’s failure to perform necessary surgery is…
  • Mar 25

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case
    Bad Faith Attorneys’ Fees In Florida Car Accident Cases Sometimes, in car accident cases, an Orlando personal injury attorney needs to prove that an insurance company acted in bad faith against their insured.  This can allow their…
  • Mar 7

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount
    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Values As an Orlando auto accident attorney, I often consult verdict and settlement reporters to help myself and my team to advise clients regarding the possible value of their case.  This list…
Rank this Week: 853

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/
  • Mar 4

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?

    I Suffered A Minnesota Workers Compensation Injury. Do I Need Back Surgery?
    Though I've been a Minnesota workers compensation attorney my entire legal career, that's the very same question I asked myself nearly 20 years ago.  Do I need lumbar spine surgery.I was injured at work and despite conservative care, my…
  • Jan 23

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?

    Spinal Cord Stimulators. Are They Safe And Will Work Comp Pay For One?
    Spinal cord stimulators have been around for decades.  In the nearly 25 years that I have been a workers compensation attorney, I have been involved in nearly a hundred cases involving spinal cord stimulators.  The first observation…
  • Nov 12

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?

    Can The Work Comp Insurer Cut Off My Pain Meds?
    Recently the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry erected hurdle for injured workers using pain medications following a Minnesota workers compensation injury.  The purpose of the change is allegedly two fold; first to reduce costs…
Rank this Week: 1085

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

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

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 999

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/
  • Dec 13

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

    9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund
    If you were in the 9/11 "crash site area" in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be…
  • Sep 11

    We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

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

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

    Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claim
    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last…
Rank this Week: 1022

Massachusetts Workers Compensation…

Massachusetts Workers Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Keches Law Group, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?
    Tom DelmarTdelmar@kecheslaw.com508.822.2000 Most employers maintain a company handbook, employee manual, or something similar. This handbook will be provided to employees when they start their new job and often outlines the rules of the…
  • Dec 1

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?

    CAN I SUE MY EMPLOYER FOR VIOLATING THE COMPANY HANDBOOK?
    Tom DelmarTdelmar@kecheslaw.com508.822.2000 Most employers maintain a company handbook, employee manual, or something similar. This handbook will be provided to employees when they start their new job and often outlines the rules of the…
  • Sep 14

    Pain and Suffering Damages Protected from Reach of Workers’ Compensation Lien

    Pain and Suffering Damages Protected from Reach of Workers’ Compensation Lien
    Charlotte E. Glinka508-738-2272CGlinka@kecheslaw.com Earlier this year, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), the state’s highest court, issued a decision that will have far-reaching effects on settlements in cases involving injured workers…
Rank this Week: 1087

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

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

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting

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

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

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

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

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers The Minnesota workers’ compensation statute provides for reimbursement of “medical mileage” when the employee travels by car for necessary medical care. Reimbursement of…
Rank this Week: 1052

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?

    Why is it Important for my Connecticut Lawyer to be a Worker's Compensation Specialist?
    There are several factors that are important when selecting an attorney. First, you want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in handling injury cases (versus an attorney who is a "jack of all trades, and master of none"). Just as you…
  • Dec 22

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.
    The IRS has issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for…
  • Dec 21

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System
    Connecticut Workers compensation is a no-fault system. The worker doesn’t have to prove the employer was negligent to make a workers compensation claim, and a worker can make a claim even if he or she was negligent in some way and that…
Rank this Week: 968

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: 876

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Fort Worth personal injury and workers' compensation law. By the Law Office of Stephen O'Rear, P.C.

http://www.fortworthinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
Rank this Week: 1105

Workers' Injury Rights

Workers' Injury Rights

Covers workers' compensation, workers' rights and workplace safety. By the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl.

http://workersinjuryrights.com/
  • Nov 7

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now

    Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor Would be Blushing Right Now
    Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor Today’s post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Mayberry was a small town, loosely based on Mount Airy, N.C., the hometown of actor Andy Griffith, who played the…
  • Nov 4

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp

    Why The Republicans Should Not Cut Food Stamp
    Facts about food stamps. Click on this image to see it full size. Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. I write about a debate now occurring in Congress in which the… Continue…
  • Oct 28

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them

    Group of women file discrimination lawsuit against UConn alleging university failed to protect them
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from www.nhregister.com HARTFORD Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have…
Rank this Week: 1034

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: 794

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: 902

Michigan Workers' Compensation Law

Michigan Workers' Compensation Law

Covers workers compensation law in Michigan. By Ronald W. Ryan.

http://michcomplaw.typepad.com/michcomplaw/
Rank this Week: 812

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2243

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Apr 27

    New York’s Newest Budget Shortchanges Injured Worker

    New York’s Newest Budget Shortchanges Injured Worker
    A couple of weeks ago Governor Cuomo signed the New York State Budget that contained some potentially detrimental provisions for injured workers. Big business interests are taking their victory laps as they continue with their campaign to…
  • Apr 13

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget
    Governor Cuomo signed a new budget this week. While many extolled his progressive agenda that included free college tuition for the middle class, renewing the millionaire’s tax, and giving a tax break on dues for union members, he also…
  • Apr 4

    Nail Salon Workers: Know Your Right

    Nail Salon Workers: Know Your Right
    The nail salon industry in New York State provides thousands of jobs. However, many nail salon employees endure unsafe working conditions. They are exposed to many chemicals; sometimes without proper ventilation. Because of this, New York…
Rank this Week: 3138

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: 1790

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
    Recovering from a vehicle accident isn’t easy if you sustained injuries, that’s why you want to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve from the party at-fault. You would typically have to negotiate with that…
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
Rank this Week: 2226

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
    Recovering from a vehicle accident isn’t easy if you sustained injuries, that’s why you want to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve from the party at-fault. You would typically have to negotiate with that…
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
Rank this Week: 2262

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury

    5 Tips To Get The Best Settlement For Your Injury
    Recovering from a vehicle accident isn’t easy if you sustained injuries, that’s why you want to make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve from the party at-fault. You would typically have to negotiate with that…
  • Apr 18

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?

    How Does The Insurance Company Determine The Pain And Suffering Part of a Settlement?
    If you are injured in an accident and have decided to claim compensation for it, you may be wondering how much you can claim from the insurance company. It is easy enough to determine how much you will be paid for your medical expenses as…
  • Mar 3

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident

    Determining Liability in Chicago Bus Accident
    Determining fault and liability in a Chicago bus accident can get complicated. Chicago has an efficient bus transportation system that assists thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Buses are large vehicles, so bus accidents often lead to…
Rank this Week: 2315

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 27

    Opioids And Doctor Choice

    Opioids And Doctor Choice
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel said in 2008 that “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” In the context of opioids and workers compensation this could mean reforms to workers compensation systems beyond drug…
  • Apr 24

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe

    Tax Day For Independent Contractors: More Paperwork, More Taxe
    The issue of whether Uber drivers and other so-called “Gig Economy” workers are employees or independent contractors is a hot topic among lawyers and policy makers. But last week independent contractors in the Gig Economy and…
  • Apr 20

    Firm Attorneys To Speak At Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar

    Firm Attorneys To Speak At Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar
    Rod Rehm, Jon Rehm and Brody Ockander will be presenting at the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys Workers Compensation Seminar on Friday April 21st in Omaha. Here are short summaries of what each lawyer will present about: Brody…
Rank this Week: 3106

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: 3749

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

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

    Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Case if the Claim is Denied?

    Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Case if the Claim is Denied?
    Insurance companies are in the business of claim denial and claim delay. These companies attempt to save money in the short term by rejecting claims based on weak defenses. Oftentimes the employer won’t report an accident for months to…
  • Apr 20

    Rumblings About Florida Workers’ Compensation

    Rumblings About Florida Workers’ Compensation
    Injured workers in Florida-ACT NOW DO NOT DELAY. The main reason for claim denial is failure to report the accident. An accident occurs and you go home and think about whether or not you want to tell your supervisor about the injuries and…
  • Apr 17

    Florida Workers’ Compensation Legislation Update from Tallahassee

    Florida Workers’ Compensation Legislation Update from Tallahassee
    As everyone involved in Workers’ Compensation knows last the last 18 months have been a wild ride.  The Supreme Court of Florida struck down the attorney fee limitations for claimants (injured workers) so there is now a right to…
Rank this Week: 1688

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Women Share Their Stories Of Mesh Nightmare

    Women Share Their Stories Of Mesh Nightmare
    Vaginal mesh stories are continuing to come out all over the world. There is a lot of organization between affected patients sharing their stories and putting pressure on lawmakers and... Read more » The post Women Share Their Stories…
  • Apr 26

    Scientists Seek Better Treatments for Tylenol Overdose

    Scientists Seek Better Treatments for Tylenol Overdose
    People who overdose on drugs have a rocky road to recovery, but acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the hardest overdoses to overcome. Excessive doses of Tylenol can cause sudden liver... Read more » The post Scientists Seek Better…
  • Apr 25

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon
    It was a tragic day yesterday in Metro Atlanta. Six teenage boys were killed in two separate crashes in Fulton County. 11 Alive covered the story. Here’s what they had... Read more » The post Six Students Killed in One Afternoon…
Rank this Week: 2211

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury
    If you suffer an injury while you are doing your job, you may be entitled to receive work injury benefits. You’ll need to take certain steps after the injury in order to make certain that you protect your rights to get benefits. Since…
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
  • Mar 30

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
Rank this Week: 1899

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Apr 27

    Alzheimer’s Misdiagnosis: When Can You Sue for the Wrong Diagnosi

    Alzheimer’s Misdiagnosis: When Can You Sue for the Wrong Diagnosi
    Recently, an Ohio clinic found itself in the middle of multiple malpractice lawsuits when it misdiagnosed dozens of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In one instance, a 33-year old patient who went to the clinic for assistance with…
  • Apr 20

    Examining Nursing Home Liability: Can You Sue for Injuries?

    Examining Nursing Home Liability: Can You Sue for Injuries?
    Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are required to provide their clients with a particular level of care. That level of care is higher than the average person caring for a loved one at home, because these facilities must meet all…
  • Apr 13

    An In-Depth Look at Res Ipsa Loquitur and Other Elements of Negligence

    An In-Depth Look at Res Ipsa Loquitur and Other Elements of Negligence
    Res ipsa loquitur, more commonly referred to as “res ipsa,” is the Latin phrase for “the thing speaks for itself.” In tort law, this is an important concept, because the doctrine addresses the fact that negligence may…
Rank this Week: 2924

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The collapse of the Interstate Highway-35W bridge over the Mississippi River killed 13 people and highlighted the safety hazards related to poor…
  • Apr 24

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Anti-worker changes could be coming to Iowa workers compensation. To me the cruelest reform would be the proposal to end permanent total disability benefits…
  • Apr 20

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest

    Increase in Work-Related Fatal Injuries in 2015 – North Dakota the Highest
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, in 2015 the number of work-related fatal injuries increased nationally. There were 4,836…
Rank this Week: 3813

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 27

    Amazon to hire 5,000 at-home workers in massive hiring binge

    Amazon to hire 5,000 at-home workers in massive hiring binge
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.wbir.com. Editor’s Note: work-from-home, particularly on a large scale, can make for interesting workers’ compensation coverage questions. – kc Amazon…
  • Apr 24

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget

    Dirty Tricks Lead To Reduced Benefits In Cuomo’s New Budget
    Today’s post is shared from Workers’ Law Watch, written by Catherine Stanton of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.  An  additional comment: many of the pressures from the business…
  • Apr 20

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee

    Proposed changes to Iowa workers compensation cruelly target elderly employee
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Anti-worker changes could be coming to Iowa workers compensation. To me the cruelest reform would be the proposal to end permanent total disability benefits…
Rank this Week: 4003

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/
  • Apr 26

    Focus on Electronic Logging, Stability Control to Reduce Truck Accident

    Focus on Electronic Logging, Stability Control to Reduce Truck Accident
    More truck accidents can be prevented every year if tractor trailers come with sophisticated technologies, including roll stability control, electronic stability control, and electronic logging devices. That’s because truck driver…
  • Apr 22

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving
    As the bad news on distracted driving continues to grow, there is some good news in the war against drunk driving. A new study indicates that the popularity of ridesharing apps like Lyft and Uber is contributing to a drop in drunk driving…
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
Rank this Week: 3063

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

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

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual
    El caso Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016) trata de un supervisor en una oficina federal que al poco tiempo de llegar a la oficina, se acostumbró a rondar por el lugar de trabajo portando un bate en sus brazos  y un…
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
Rank this Week: 1881

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/
  • Apr 26

    Court Upholds “Firefighter’s Presumption” in Recent Workers’ Compensation Case

    Court Upholds “Firefighter’s Presumption” in Recent Workers’ Compensation Case
    Earlier this month, a Florida appellate court issued a written opinion in a workers’ compensation case that upheld a lower court’s decision to apply the “firefighter’s presumption” to the plaintiff’s claim…
  • Apr 17

    Georgia Highways Pose a Major Threat to Roadside Worker

    Georgia Highways Pose a Major Threat to Roadside Worker
    For those whose profession requires that they occasionally work on the side of Georgia highways, it will come as no surprise to hear that the shoulder of a road is a dangerous place to be. In fact, it is estimated that upwards of 400 deaths…
  • Apr 10

    Georgia Appellate Court Rejects Injured Employee’s Claim He Was a “Continuous Employee”

    Georgia Appellate Court Rejects Injured Employee’s Claim He Was a “Continuous Employee”
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a workers’ compensation case brought by a man who was injured while he was grocery shopping on his personal time. The injured employee claimed that he was a…
Rank this Week: 3252

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1877