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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: 274

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Nov 21

    British Employer Fined, Worker Has Ankle Crushed

    British Employer Fined, Worker Has Ankle Crushed
    A Loughborough, Great Britain employer was recently fined for safety breaches after an employee’s ankle was crushed by a woodworking machine.   The 46-year-old man, who has asked not to be named, was trying to flush lubricant…
  • Nov 20

    Discrimination Claims in Wellness Program

    Discrimination Claims in Wellness Program
    One major component of healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are wellness program requirements.  The purpose of implementing these programs is to help employee’s make better lifestyle choices such as the foods they…
  • Nov 20

    Texas Continues Crack Down on Comp Fraud

    Texas Continues Crack Down on Comp Fraud
    Officials in the Lone Star State continue to go after those committing workers compensation fraud.   Commissioner of Workers Compensation Ryan Brannan recently announced final disciplinary actions taken by the Division of Workers…
Rank this Week: 285

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Nov 19

    Thanksgiving Celebration Offers Time to Reflect

    Thanksgiving Celebration Offers Time to Reflect
    Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the offices of Rehm, Bennett & Moore and www.truckerlawyers.com. Below is a reflection that I wrote a while back but that I think still applies to the holiday, season, and busy, but fulfilling,…
  • Nov 17

    State Laws Determine Worker’s Rights: Work Comp Benefits, Process Vary by State

    State Laws Determine Worker’s Rights: Work Comp Benefits, Process Vary by State
    Many workers are hired in one state but are required to attend orientation or participate in a hiring process in another state because their potential employer is principally located and doing business there. Once they are hired and…
  • Nov 13

    Low Wage Jobs are on the Rise

    Low Wage Jobs are on the Rise
    Today’s blog post was written by respected colleague Thomas Domer of Domer Law Offices in Milwaukee. Although the blog post was originally in reference to Wisconsin, as he writes, “the findings in Wisconsin mirror nationwide…
Rank this Week: 288

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage

    How a Coalition Pushed for a Hotel Workers' Minimum Wage
    Today's post is shared from the nytimes.com/Most Sunday mornings last summer, Julia Gould set up a table at the Hollywood Farmers Market. Alongside stalls selling shiitake mushrooms, free-range poultry and orange-blossom honey, she was…
  • Nov 23

    Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decade

    Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decade
    Today's post is shared from the nytimes.comLOS ANGELES — There may be no better place than California to measure the contradictions, crosswinds and confusion that come with trying to change immigration law.For 30 years, California has…
  • Nov 23

    The Downside of the Boom

    The Downside of the Boom
    today's post is shared from the nytimes.com/WILLISTON, N.D. — In early August 2013, Arlene Skurupey of Blacksburg, Va., got an animated call from the normally taciturn farmer who rents her family land in Billings County, N.D. There had…
Rank this Week: 298

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/
  • Nov 21

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?
    Martha Chamallas, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, 48 Val. U. L. Rev. 133 (2013), available at SSRN.John GoldbergMartha Chamallas’s Monsanto Lecture, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, is timely…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax
    Daniel I. Halperin & Alvin C. Warren Jr., Understanding Income Tax Deferral, Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Charlotte CraneWe all do it once in a while. In the haste of trying to make a point in class, or in a hurried…
  • Nov 18

    There’s No Time Like the Present for Some Optimism about the Future

    There’s No Time Like the Present for Some Optimism about the Future
    Benjamin H. Barton, Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession (forthcoming 2015).Amy Salyzyn“When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?”     -Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible…
Rank this Week: 369

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/
  • Nov 20

    Freshly posted at HealthBlawg - Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition

    Freshly posted at HealthBlawg - Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition
    Check out a freshly posted Health Wonk Review: The Turkey Edition at HealthBlawg. David Harlow hosts and it is chock full of good content and some fun seasonal links to boot - mosey on over to take a gander, pilgrim!...
  • Nov 14

    Ex Massey CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over UBB Mining Disaster

    Ex Massey CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over UBB Mining Disaster
    Keeping two sets of books has come to be the cliche for fraud and deceit. You expect it to be confined to the realm of cartoon villains, but it was one of many damning indicators reported to inspectors during a more than four-year…
  • Nov 13

    Cavalcade of Risk & Other Notable New

    Cavalcade of Risk & Other Notable New
    Cavalcade Of Risk #221,: Birds of a Feather - Claire Wilkinson of Terms + Conditions hosts this weeks' biweekly roundup, and it's a good one! First up: Peril, and Daring, at 1 World Trade Center as Window Washers Are Trapped - Dramatic photos…
Rank this Week: 420

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area

    Fires Erupted in Chicago Area
    There have been three serious fires in the Chicago area in as many days, causing heavy damage, displacing families, and injuring several victims. Fire injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins would like to take this opportunity to outline some…
  • Nov 13

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled

    Nutek Baby Wipes Recalled
    Several brands of baby wipes made by Nutek Disposables are being recalled due to bacterial infections. The recalled brands include: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and…
  • Nov 7

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient

    Stryker Agrees to $1 Billion Settlement With Hip Patient
    In an effort to avoid thousands of trials over its defective hip implants, Stryker recently agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion to patients implanted with the metal-on-metal devices. This agreement was the result of an unusual "bellwether…
Rank this Week: 422

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider
    In Florida, automobile insurance insureds often have a personal injury protection (PIP) deductible in the amount of $1,000, $500, or $250.  Some insureds pay a premium to not have a PIP deductible at all.  PIP insurers will apply…
  • Nov 20

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice
    Until just this month no one was allowed to sue the cruise lines for medical negligence. Ever! It didn’t matter if the cruise line doctor completely butchered you, the cruise line was totally exempt from responsibility (remember,…
  • Nov 19

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident
    My daughter is a freshman in college and one of the first courses she took is called Cognitive Science.  This class is an amazing assortment of lessons on why the brain acts, behaves, perceives and reacts to different stimuli. One of the…
Rank this Week: 511

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/
  • Nov 21

    Certain Uncertainty

    Certain Uncertainty
    As the token Californian on the Blogger's Panel at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas yesterday, I drew fire from moderator Mark Walls, and a bit of derision from my fellow panelists."Mark, you know why…
  • Nov 20

    Serendipitous Repetition

    Serendipitous Repetition
    Serendipity seems to follow me.I was, of course, at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference at the Mandalay in Vegas last night, attending a cocktail party, and became engaged with a Certified Shorthand Reporter, aka…
  • Nov 19

    10 Challenges, Simple Mission

    10 Challenges, Simple Mission
    Just in time for the Blogger's Panel at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Vegas this week, Insurance Journal reporter Andrea Wells interviewed several folks (including Blogger panelist Joe Paduda) about the 10…
Rank this Week: 623

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/
  • Nov 12

    Traveler Alert About Hotel WiFi Vulnerability

    Traveler Alert About Hotel WiFi Vulnerability
    Although not an employment law matter as such, this post from the Franchise Law Update is of immediate concern to business travelers. It deals with "an internet espionage campaign nicknamed 'Darkhotel' targeting top US and Asian executives…
  • Nov 6

    Back Up and Runnning

    Back Up and Runnning
    Steinberg Law's power is back.  Thanks for your understanding.
  • Nov 6

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6

    Steinberg Law Has No Power - November 6
    Steinberg Law, LLC has been affected by a very small power outage in downtown Somerville.  We are among the 72 lucky customers without power this morning.  We are hoping to have power back around mid-day, but in the meantime our…
Rank this Week: 738

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/
  • Nov 10

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million
    Earlier last month, a Maryland jury awarded a man over $21 million after he was severely injured and permanently paralyzed in a workplace accident at a Pepco plant in Montgomery County. According to a report by the Washington Post, the...
  • Nov 10

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million

    Construction Worker Injured in Workplace Accident Receives Verdict of over $21 Million
    Earlier last month, a Maryland jury awarded a man over $21 million after he was severely injured and permanently paralyzed in a workplace accident at a Pepco plant in Montgomery County. According to a report by the Washington Post, the man…
  • Nov 3

    Court Rejects “Tipping Point” Theory in Medical Malpractice Case

    Court Rejects “Tipping Point” Theory in Medical Malpractice Case
    In a case out of the Alabama Supreme Court, released earlier this month, the court determined that a doctor who administered the drug Demerol to a patient who soon after died was not medically negligent, even though the patient had listed it…
Rank this Week: 685

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 13

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury
    While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be…
  • Jul 24

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash
    Despite all commercial efforts, underage drinking continues to be a prevalent problem amongst today's youth. Underage drinking is prohibited nationwide and Georgia law makes it illegal for adult motorists to drive with a blood alcohol level…
Rank this Week: 779

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: 783

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/
  • Nov 21

    “Weakest link” is no way to run your workplace

    “Weakest link” is no way to run your workplace
    If news reports are true (and perhaps they are not), then the ex-General Manager of NBC’s Today show provides a good example of how not to treat employees. Jamie Horowitz was hired away from ESPN to save the Today show, which has fallen…
  • Nov 17

    Happy Turkey Day from the OFCCP! (not)

    Happy Turkey Day from the OFCCP! (not)
    This post is by Cara Crotty, co-chair of Constangy’s Strategic Affirmative Action Practice Group.   Once again, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will ruin the holidays for thousands of federal contractors. The…
  • Nov 14

    Planning your workplace holiday party? Read this first!

    Planning your workplace holiday party? Read this first!
    Yeah, yeah – I know it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but you are planning your holiday party now, and you want answers to your burning questions while you still have time to do something about it. And, as luck would have it, I…
Rank this Week: 856

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    I Got Busted with Pot. Now What?

    I Got Busted with Pot. Now What?
    There are a lot of criminal offenses that are so common, they hardly seem like “crimes” at all. Marijuana possession is one of them, and in fact, in some states, it isn’t a crime at all. In Oklahoma, though, possession of…
  • Nov 17

    OKC Police Officer Charged with Rape Faces Preliminary Hearing

    OKC Police Officer Charged with Rape Faces Preliminary Hearing
    Accused as a rapist, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw sat in a preliminary hearing and listened to women testify that he raped them while on duty. Holtzclaw, 27, is a former football standout and ex-police officer…
  • Nov 13

    Tulsa Man Attempts Jailbreak with 11 Days Left to Serve

    Tulsa Man Attempts Jailbreak with 11 Days Left to Serve
    Sometimes, enough is enough. At least, it seems as if that is what one Tulsa man was thinking when he escaped from a halfway house 11 days before his sentence was to be complete. Now, the man who had less than two weeks until his release…
Rank this Week: 941

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/
  • 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,…
  • Mar 5

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store

    Radio Shack to Close over 1,000 Store
    In a sad reminder that the economy is still struggling and that online retailers are stiff competition, Radio Shack announced this week that it will be closing nearly 20% of its locations across the U.S. — as many as 1,100 stores. An…
Rank this Week: 1062

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • May 15

    440,000 People Die from Medical Errors in Hospitals Every Year

    440,000 People Die from Medical Errors in Hospitals Every Year
    I’ve been doing this long enough that articles like this one from Consumer Reports don’t surprise me anymore. The number of deaths from preventable medical errors is astonishing. That’s why we do what we do. Quite frankly,…
  • Feb 14

    Understanding Illinois’ New Settlement Statute

    Understanding Illinois’ New Settlement Statute
    Illinois recently enacted a new settlement statute, with the goal of alleviating some of the hassles of the personal injury practice.  We’ve all had cases that have settled but still sat on the shelf for weeks or months due to…
  • Jan 23

    Juror Collapses in Med Mal Trial – Defendant Doctor saves her. What happens next?

    Juror Collapses in Med Mal Trial – Defendant Doctor saves her. What happens next?
    This is one of the most common war stories you hear in the medical malpractice world – someone in the courtroom collapses during a medical malpractice trial, and the defendant doctor runs in to render aid and save the day. ……
Rank this Week: 1136

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1066

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/
  • Nov 21

    Medical Treatment in a Georgia Workers' Compensation Claim

    Medical Treatment in a Georgia Workers' Compensation Claim
    In Georgia, employees who are injured on the job are entitled to Workers' Compensation medical benefits. These benefits include medical treatment that is necessary to cure you, provide pain relief, or restore your health so that you can…
  • Nov 20

    Benavides v. Eastern N.M. Med. Ctr. - "Wet Floor" Sign Absence Results in Higher Award

    Benavides v. Eastern N.M. Med. Ctr. - "Wet Floor" Sign Absence Results in Higher Award
    Every state has varying rules when it comes to workers' compensation law, but most provide that workers' compensation is a no-fault system and employers generally cannot face negligence litigation. That means workers don't have to prove…
  • Nov 11

    Trezza v. USA Truck Inc. - Injury Not Compensable Minutes After "Logout"

    Trezza v. USA Truck Inc. - Injury Not Compensable Minutes After "Logout"
    In order for injuries to be compensable under worker's compensation law, they either need to occur while working or "arise out of the scope and course of employment." For most who work at stationary offices, the question of what is…
Rank this Week: 1516

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Employee Fired for Working Additional Hours Eligible for UC Benefits Despite Prior Warning

    Employee Fired for Working Additional Hours Eligible for UC Benefits Despite Prior Warning
    This post was contributed by Joseph S. Sileo, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In a recent unreported decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court considered a…
  • Nov 17

    Recent Workers' Compensation Cases Focus on "Going and Coming" Rule

    Recent Workers' Compensation Cases Focus on "Going and Coming" Rule
    This post was contributed by Paul D. Clouser, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As a general rule, an employee is deemed not to be "in the course and scope of…
  • Nov 10

    Feds Tighten the Belt on "Skinny Plans" and Other ACA Workaround

    Feds Tighten the Belt on "Skinny Plans" and Other ACA Workaround
    This post was contributed by Eric N. Athey, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On January 1, 2015, employers with 100 or more "full-time equivalents" will be…
Rank this Week: 1577

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/
  • Nov 9

    IME Docs' Perspective

    IME Docs' Perspective
     This past weekend (November 7-9, 2014), I spoke twice at a conference of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.  Orthopedic doctors from various states attending the particular sessions I taught were mostly older, and many…
  • Nov 6

    Injured Workers Wrongfully Billed for Medical Care

    Injured Workers Wrongfully Billed for Medical Care
     If you are an injured worker with an accepted workers' compensation claim in Nevada, you should not be receiving bills from hospitals, radiologists, labs, doctors, or physical therapists for treatment that was authorized by your…
  • Nov 3

    Independent Medical Exams Are Rarely Independent

    Independent Medical Exams Are Rarely Independent
     When an injured worker in Nevada gets a letter requiring attendance at an "independent medical examination",  it's reasonable to assume that the doctor will in fact be independent and objective.  Unfortunately, there is…
Rank this Week: 1395

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1293

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 22

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation Benefit

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation Benefit
    Employees who are injured on the job in Connecticut may pursue benefits through the state's workers' compensation system. The Workers' Compensation Act states that all employees are covered, regardless of full- or part-time status, from the…
Rank this Week: 1571

Illinois Workers Compensation…

Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and wrongful termination. By Donald W. Fohrman & Associates.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Work related rotator cuff tear

    Work related rotator cuff tear
    With the cut back in the labor force more and more workers are being forced to pick up the slack. This oftens times leads to injuries caused by over-use. One of the common injuries associated with over-use is the tear of the shoulder's…
  • Jun 22

    Illinois Labor Update

    Illinois Labor Update
    A jury recently found that having a anti-sexual harassment policy just isn't enough to guard against lawsuits. The EEOC suide the owner of a franchise restaurant on behalf of 2 young women who were sexually harassed by an older manager. …
  • Apr 18

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife

    Illinois courts awards a portion of MSA funding to ex-wife
    The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that the funds in a Medicare set-aside (MSA) are part of a workers' compensation settlement thereby allowing an ex-wife to a portion of the MSA. The claimant was injured in a work accident in 2008. He…
Rank this Week: 1487

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
Rank this Week: 1342

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: 1692

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/
  • Nov 20

    Major Asbestos Violations Result in Fines for Two WA Companie

    Major Asbestos Violations Result in Fines for Two WA Companie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited two employers for violations that exposed workers to asbestos during the demolition of a Seattle apartment…
  • Nov 17

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?

    Ebola Outbreak: Are You Prepared And Protected?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Frank Francis, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. I have been carefully following the Ebola outbreak, both the cases in the United States and those around the world. I am…
  • Nov 6

    Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Accounts and Supplemental Coverage

    Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Accounts and Supplemental Coverage
    When an injured worker is a Medicare beneficiary due to age or disability, a Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) account is usually required as part of a settlement.  The funds in a WCMSA are set-aside in order to pay…
Rank this Week: 2398

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Nov 19

    The settlement they offered me was too low

    The settlement they offered me was too low
    We often get calls from potential clients stating that they have been offered a settlement and they feel it was too low. There are a number of reasons the caller may feel this way. The most obvious reason is that it is too low. The insurance…
  • Jul 31

    2014 Revised Board Rules and Form

    2014 Revised Board Rules and Form
    On July 1, 2014, the State Board of Workers’ Compensation provided a modification of its Board Rules and Forms. The following is a summary of the changes: Rule 40 was amended to add the address of the new Gainesville office. Changes to…
  • Jul 28

    Do jury trials or pain and suffering exist in workers’ compensation?

    Do jury trials or pain and suffering exist in workers’ compensation?
    An injured worker is not entitled to a jury trial in a workers’ compensation case.  The Georgia law creates “trial” and “appellate” divisions within the jurisdiction of the State Board of Workers’…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Nov 5

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Student Loans?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Student Loans?
    A statute of limitation sets a time frame to let a creditor know how long they have to try an come back and sue you for a debt that you owe. As discussed before, there are different statute of limitations depending on the type of debt…
  • Aug 24

    What is Form MSC7 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form MSC7 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    Form MSC7 is the report of the Evaluator in a workers compensation case in North Carolina. An Evaluator is usually a neutral person who meets with the plaintiffs and defendants in a workers compensation case in a neutral evaluation…
  • Jul 22

    What Is A Form 18 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form 18 in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    If you have been injured on the job in North Carolina, you need to know your rights and the steps that must be taken to ensure your rights are protected. Just because you are hurt on the job, you are not automatically going to receive money…
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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/
  • Nov 4

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer

    New Jersey Motorcyclist Killed by Deer
    A 36-year-old Hillsborough man was killed in a New Jersey motorcycle accident when his 2008 BMW R12 collided with a deer. According to a NJ.com news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred near the former Gibraltar Rock Quarry entrance on…
  • Oct 20

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion

    Workers Injured in New Jersey Factory Explosion
    Several people were injured at a New Jersey factory when a four-alarm blaze broke out following an explosion. According to a CBS New York news report, the factory accident occurred at Crest Foam Industries on Carol Place in Moonachie. Of the…
  • Oct 13

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident

    Teenager Killed in New Jersey Truck Accident
    A 19-year-old Bridgewater man was killed in a New Jersey car accident when his 2005 Dodge Ram burst into flames after being struck by a 2015 Mack truck. According to a an Associated Press news report, the fatal truck accident occurred on…
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Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 3

    City Immune from Liability for Texas Swimming Pool Accident Lawsuit

    City Immune from Liability for Texas Swimming Pool Accident Lawsuit
    Recently the appellate court heard Henry et al v. City of Angleton, an accelerated appeal from the trial court granting the city defendant’s plea to the jurisdiction. The case arose when a mother sued the city after her 11-year-old died…
  • Oct 21

    Texas Supreme Court Rules on Causation Issue in Mesothelioma Case

    Texas Supreme Court Rules on Causation Issue in Mesothelioma Case
    This summer, in an important case for those who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and their family members, Bostic v. Georgia-Pacific Corporation, the Texas Supreme Court addressed causation in asbestos-disease lawsuits. The…
  • Oct 15

    Husband Misses Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Husband Misses Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claim
    Failure to file a medical malpractice claim within the time limits can result in your claim being barred. In the recent case of Gale v. Lucio, a doctor and wellness center appealed on the issue of whether the plaintiff could invoke the…
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Florida Social Security Disability…

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing

    To Opt Out or Not from Video Social Security Hearing
    In an effort to streamline and expedite the wait for Social Security Disability hearings, the Social Security Administration has expanded use of remote video hearings before Administrative Law Judges. The result is that a Social Security…
  • Oct 2

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable

    2014 Social Security Trustees Report is Favorable
    The 2014 Board of Trustees report for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds was released on July 28, 2014. The report concludes that even if no further Congressional action is taken, the combined Social Security Trust Funds will be…
  • Sep 29

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security

    Carolyn Colvin to be new Commissioner of Social Security
    After serving as Acting Commissioner since February 2013, Carolyn Colvin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the the Commissioner of Social Security, for a term that ends in early 2019. Ms. Colvin has been the Acting Commissioner…
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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!
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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.
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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…
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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;…
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Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

By Ricky Bagolie.

http://bagoliefriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto
    I am in Chicago learning how the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer and we are looking to speak with families who have suffered through this.
  • Aug 11

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School
    Jeers to Fort Wayne Indiana officials are just getting around to cleaning up the goundwater and soil contaminated with the deadly chemical vinyl chloride and believed to be situated just a few yards from a local middle school.Notwithstaning…
  • Jul 3

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    i'm here what
    i'm here what do i do.........
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Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Compensation for Injured Workers with Pre-Existing Condition

    Compensation for Injured Workers with Pre-Existing Condition
    Workers' compensation benefits are available to any worker who suffers injury or loses his or her life while performing work-related job duties. Some cases can be more complicated than others. For example, drivers who are in an accident while…
  • Nov 20

    Roadside Construction Worker Killed in Hit and Run

    Roadside Construction Worker Killed in Hit and Run
    Highway construction workers face some of the most dangerous conditions every time they head to work--speeding trucks, distracted driving, drunk driving, and generally reckless drivers can put the lives of construction workers at risk. In a…
  • Nov 19

    Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Dies on Duty

    Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Dies on Duty
    Firefighters risk their lives every time they head out on an emergency call. Not knowing what to expect on the scene, many will face high-levels of stress in addition to dangerous circumstances. In a recent case, a South Carolina firefighter…
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James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Why Speak to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Directly?

    Why Speak to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Directly?
    From the very beginning it is the worker versus a billion dollar insurance company, the insurance company lawyer, the employer, and the insurance company doctors. If you are injured while at work, why is it so important that you speak to a…
  • Nov 19

    How Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Processed

    How Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Processed
    Each workers’ compensation case is unique; however, there are rules and deadlines that apply to all cases. While workers’ compensation cases normally do not require a full-blown trial, employees and their lawyers should…
  • Nov 19

    Industries with Highest Incidence of Illnesses, Injuries, and Death

    Industries with Highest Incidence of Illnesses, Injuries, and Death
    Each day, 150 workers lose their lives as a result of a work-related injury or illness. Many work-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths are reported in the United States each year. In fact, work-related injuries and…
Rank this Week: 3420

Missouri Workers Compensation…

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri work injuries and workers' compensation claims. By Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

http://www.missouriworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury

    Missouri workers' compensation: What you need to know after an on-the-job injury
    As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know the aftermath of a serious workplace injury is often a confusing, overwhelming time for both injury victims and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured on the job, you likely…
  • Oct 20

    Medical treatment & workplace injuries: Common issues facing Missouri employee

    Medical treatment & workplace injuries: Common issues facing Missouri employee
    Although the Missouri workers' compensation program was designed to provide automatic benefits to injured workers, such is often not the case. In theory, medical bills, weekly temporary disability payments, and lump sum permanent disability…
  • Sep 19

    Dealing with a Missouri workers' comp claim? How a lawyer can help

    Dealing with a Missouri workers' comp claim? How a lawyer can help
    At Aaron Sachs and Associates, our workers' compensation lawyers represent employees who have suffered on-the-job injuries in Missouri. If you've been injured at work, we may be able to assist you in what can be a complicated, overwhelming…
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Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Injury on the Job in Virginia? Sign the Agreement for an Award right away!

    Injury on the Job in Virginia? Sign the Agreement for an Award right away!
    In my opinion which was confirmed in a recent seminar, the injured worker should sign and return the Agreement for an Award form as soon as he/she receives it and return it to the claims adjuster for filing with the Commission.If the…
  • Nov 14

    Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Retreat

    Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Retreat
    Recently, I attended the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney Advanced Law seminar in Richmond, Virginia. The meeting was highlighted by Dr. Nathan’s Zasler’s talk on mild to moderate brain injuries (TBI). In addition,…
  • Nov 14

    Scholarships for the Children of Injured Workers in Virginia

    Scholarships for the Children of Injured Workers in Virginia
    In Virignia there is great news for the children of workers who have suffered a fatal or job ending injury. An organization was formed in 2011 to provide scholarships for these children. The scholarships are available for both colleges and…
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Personal Injury Law Journal

Personal Injury Law Journal

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

http://www.personalinjurylawjournal.com/
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Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Nov 20

    Did a Local Manufacturer Violate Federal Law with a Sudden Layoff?

    Did a Local Manufacturer Violate Federal Law with a Sudden Layoff?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Employees at the Store Kraft plant in Beatrice, Neb., were stunned to find out on Monday morning that Monday would be their last day on the job. Such short…
  • Nov 17

    Examining Workers’ Compensation’s ‘Grand Bargain’ and the Upcoming Election

    Examining Workers’ Compensation’s ‘Grand Bargain’ and the Upcoming Election
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Here’s why people should support candidates who will protect workers’ rights. Understand that the ongoing workers’ compensation issues…
  • Nov 13

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule
    Senator Tom Harkin Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. I wrote the post below as an editorial in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Because The Scheudles That Work Act is of national…
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