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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 14

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore
    Saludos a los miles de subscriptores y lectores del Boletín Laboral. Los cambios a la reforma laboral han hecho mucho de los artículos sobre las leyes de Puerto Rico incorrectos, incompletos y/o obsoletos; lo cual requieren una…
  • Jan 29

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 180 de salario y licencia por vacaciones y enfermedad.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página.…
  • Jan 27

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 80 de despido injustificado.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página. Continúe leyendo
Rank this Week: 1450

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

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

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett

    Understanding Trusts in Massachusett
    By: Attorney William Rosa| Partner My last blog focused on the various forms of tenancies in which you can hold real estate in Massachusetts. This blog is an expansion of my previous blog dated September 6, 2016 in which we are going to…
  • Feb 6

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce

    The Devil is in the Details – Documents to collect when facing divorce
    By: Attorney Jeffrey D. Kiesling | Associate If you believe that you may be facing divorce, you should secure all available financial documents. In most divorce cases the family’s finances are the primary focus of the divorce action…
Rank this Week: 2119

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Mar 13

    Winter Storm Stella: NYC Issues Hazardous Travel Advisory for Tuesday, March 14

    Winter Storm Stella: NYC Issues Hazardous Travel Advisory for Tuesday, March 14
    The New York Metropolitan area is preparing for 12″ or more of snow and high winds on Tuesday, March 14th. New York City has issued a hazardous travel advisory in connection with this storm. We advise all of our clients to follow the…
  • Mar 9

    Injured As A Result of 9/11? The World Trade Center Accidental Disability Deadline Is Approaching

    Injured As A Result of 9/11? The World Trade Center Accidental Disability Deadline Is Approaching
    I recently traveled to Virginia with most of my immediate family to celebrate my father’s 80th birthday. While he is not in the best physical shape, he was clearly touched that we all came to wish him well as he celebrated this…
  • Feb 20

    Need Joint Replacement and on Medicare? Better Not Be Sick.

    Need Joint Replacement and on Medicare? Better Not Be Sick.
    Having a lung ailment may make it more difficult to obtain coverage for joint replacement. Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. A new Medicare rule that took effect April 1, 2016 retools Medicare…
Rank this Week: 2861

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: 1055

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Mar 9

    Fighting to protect workers right

    Fighting to protect workers right
    Workers compensation law is slightly more than 100 years old. It has become a fundamental protection for workers and their families. Sadly, insurance and business interests have been attacking this basic law for more than 25 years. The effort…
  • Mar 6

    Proposed Changes To Iowa Workers Compensation Cruelly Target Elderly Employee

    Proposed Changes To Iowa Workers Compensation Cruelly Target Elderly Employee
    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 at age 67 and limit workers who are over 67 who become permanently and totally…
  • Mar 2

    Three Clues Your Employer Doesn’t Want You To Return To Work After An Injury

    Three Clues Your Employer Doesn’t Want You To Return To Work After An Injury
    Apologists for Thought leaders in the workers compensation insurance industry like to tout how they want injured employees to “return to work.”  But insurance industry rhetoric about the importance of return to work is belied…
Rank this Week: 2975

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: 1511

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
  • Feb 21

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol
    There are many legal issues that surround a DUI car accident case in Chicago. Though everyone is aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, many people still operate their cars while intoxicated. This can give rise to…
Rank this Week: 1927

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
  • Feb 21

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol
    There are many legal issues that surround a DUI car accident case in Chicago. Though everyone is aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, many people still operate their cars while intoxicated. This can give rise to…
Rank this Week: 1950

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 22

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi

    Catastrophic Personal Injuries That Can Cause Paralysi
    Those who suffer from a paralyzing injury often require extensive medical treatment, long term physical therapy, and other forms of ongoing care. Some injuries can change the life of a victim forever, and paralysis is one such condition.…
  • Feb 21

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol

    Key Legal Issues in Chicago Car Accidents Involving Alcohol
    There are many legal issues that surround a DUI car accident case in Chicago. Though everyone is aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, many people still operate their cars while intoxicated. This can give rise to…
Rank this Week: 1906

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District

    Wrongful death lawsuit against Metra Electric District
    On Friday, January 13, the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was hit by a Metra Electric District (Metra) train filed a wrongful death lawsuit. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Felicia Roberts filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court,…
  • Feb 28

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger

    Slip & Fall Passenger Wins 6 Million Dollar Verdict and A Bus Hits An Inebriated Passenger
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a supermarket slip & fall case, and a bus accident involving a passenger who was under the influence.
  • Feb 17

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M
    IKEA, which is the biggest seller of furniture worldwide, has entered into a $50 million settlement agreement with the families of three young boys, whose deaths were caused by products manufactured by the Swedish company. The victims, who…
Rank this Week: 3569

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    What is a Contingency Fee Agreement, and How Does it Work?

    What is a Contingency Fee Agreement, and How Does it Work?
    A contingency fee means that your lawyer doesn’t receive any compensation unless they successfully win your litigation or a settlement is approved. You never owe us more than you are compensated in a lawsuit. If we win the case our…
  • Jan 19

    The “Frivolous Lawsuit” Myth

    The “Frivolous Lawsuit” Myth
    Public debate has raged for years about when lawsuits go too far, and the terms “frivolous lawsuit” and “tort reform” come up nearly every legislative session in Oklahoma. But what are frivolous lawsuits? A frivolous…
  • Jan 12

    FAQ: Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Fee

    FAQ: Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Fee
    Nearly 50,000 Oklahomans are hurt at work each year. Workers’ compensation is a politically charged subject in Oklahoma, and because of that, rumors and misinformation often make it difficult to understand what’s true and…
Rank this Week: 1546

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Parsons & Associates, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 23

    Three Reasons to Get Medical Help ASAP After an Atlanta Work Injury

    Three Reasons to Get Medical Help ASAP After an Atlanta Work Injury
    If you get hurt at work, you have to go and see a doctor as soon as possible. It is very important that you see a doctor, both for your health and to protect your legal rights to make a claim to get work injury benefits. A work injury could…
  • Feb 16

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries is substantial. In some tragic cases, an injury has lasting effects. It can be disabling, leaving a worker with permanent impairments. A disabling injury can change every aspect of an employee’s life,…
  • Feb 16

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker

    Top Causes of Disabling Injury for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries is substantial. In some tragic cases, an injury has lasting effects. It can be disabling, leaving a worker with permanent impairments. A disabling injury can change every aspect of an employee’s life,…
Rank this Week: 1953

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce
    We get a lot of callers asking “How do I qualify for Social Security?”  Great question! All applicants must go through the sequential evaluation process and  I’m going to talk about what that is in this post. The…
  • Jun 29

    Legal Help

    Legal Help
    I get quite a few questions on this blog and on the phone which start with, “I already have an attorney . . ” Which begs the question – Why don’t people feel comfortable asking their attorneys questions? Are they…
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
Rank this Week: 1311

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?

    Fall from an Unknown Cause; Compensable or Not?
    Imagine two identical situations where two workers are each walking,  fall, and sustain an injury. Let’s call these two individuals worker A and worker B. Each worker suffered the fall The post Fall from an Unknown Cause;…
  • Jan 13

    How a Bonus Impacts your Average Weekly Wage

    How a Bonus Impacts your Average Weekly Wage
    We have previously discussed the importance of accurately calculating the average weekly wage in a Florida workers’ compensation case. As the average weekly wage determines the compensation rate paid for The post How a Bonus Impacts…
  • Nov 23

    Workers’ Compensation Settlements and Child Support

    Workers’ Compensation Settlements and Child Support
    When an agreement is reached between an injured worker and the employer/carrier to settle a Florida workers’ compensation claim, formal documents will have to be submitted to the judge setting The post Workers’ Compensation…
Rank this Week: 1780

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Lead Exposure Can Make Atlanta Workers Sick at Work

    Lead Exposure Can Make Atlanta Workers Sick at Work
    Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied a $700,000 fine against a company that exposed 14 staff members to excessive amounts of lead. Exposure to dangerous levels of lead can have devastating consequences and it is…
  • Feb 2

    Is Your Job One of the Riskiest in America?

    Is Your Job One of the Riskiest in America?
    Each and every worker in the United States deserves a safe place to work. Unfortunately, thousands of workers are hurt or killed annually while they are performing their employment duties. A worker could be hurt no matter what his profession…
  • Jan 28

    Financially Troubled Companies at Greater Risk of Atlanta Work Injury

    Financially Troubled Companies at Greater Risk of Atlanta Work Injury
    If you are an employee at a company that is facing financial problems, you could face a greater risk of getting hurt at work. Studies have identified a link between the financial health of a business and the safety of employees of the…
Rank this Week: 1553

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Feb 7

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company

    Ohio Court of Appeals Rules Sides With Auto Insurance Company
    In a recent and unfortunate Ohio legal decision, the 2nd District Court of Appeals has ruled against an injured party and sided with Auto Owners Insurance Company. In Wetzel v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2016-Ohio-5355, Shane Wetzel unsuccessfully…
  • Jan 5

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?

    Is Whiplash Prevention Technology Reducing Car Injuries?
    Many automakers started implementing automobile safety features in the early 2000’s that were designed to reduce the risk of whiplash or neck injury. So it begs the question: Is whiplash prevention technology reducing automobile…
  • Dec 21

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature

    A Comprehensive Guide To Automobile Safety Feature
    Are the modern features in cars making them safer? Car safety features are always evolving as much as the technology that drives transportation, itself. With all of this attention to development and implementation, it also begs the question:…
Rank this Week: 5030

South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1959

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
  • Jun 20

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case

    Delays in Medical Treatment: Bad for Your Work Injury Case
      When you are hurt on your job, you should not delay seeking medical care. Your employer and their insurance company will treat your delay in seeking treatment as an “admission” that your injury really is not that severe.…
Rank this Week: 681

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Malek & Malek Attorneys At Law

Covers personal injury and workers compensation law.

http://www.maleklawfirm.com/news/
  • Jan 29

    Medco-14: Return To Work With Restriction

    Medco-14: Return To Work With Restriction
    SampleRSStest Important distinction between being “temporary and totally disabled” and being “released to work with restrictions.” If you are “temporary and totally disabled” you may be entitled to…
  • Jan 3

    Workers Comp: Cordell aka Weed Case

    Workers Comp: Cordell aka Weed Case
    SampleRSStest Cordell v. Pallet Companies: The Weed Case Recent Ohio Supreme Court case Cordell has implications for all those who test positive for marijuana (and other substances: alcohol/opiods/hallucinogens/etc) in a post accident drug…
  • Jul 6

    Personal Injury: The Importance of Evidence: Bus Crash

    Personal Injury: The Importance of Evidence: Bus Crash
    SampleRSStest   You must act fast collecting evidence after you have been personally injured. Evidence, particularly video evidence, can/will be destroyed. Often times evidences, such as video and photos, show who was at fault for the…
Rank this Week: 1952

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
Rank this Week: 5082

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Dec 28

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?
    How Does A Disability Pension Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits? This is a very common scenario.  Many times, a public Employee who sustains a work-related injury is entitled to a “Disability Pension”…
Rank this Week: 1523

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Dec 28

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period

    Disability and the 24 Month Medicare Waiting Period
    One of the key benefits of getting on Social Security Disability (SSD, also known as SSDI) is the access to Medicare before the age of 65. Unfortunately, Congress has long imposed a two year waiting period on the disabled who are under the…
  • Dec 14

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State

    Righting a Wrong for a Quadriplegic Following On the Job Injury in Washington State
    On a daily basis our law firm provides free information to the public on injuries that occur on and off the job.   But recently we were proud to file a court action asking that the Department of Labor and Industries (Department) be…
  • Dec 5

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim

    Injustice for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Victim
    Calbom & Schwab just finished a Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals case on the topic of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The Department of Labor and Industries (Department) medical examiner concluded that while he, the…
Rank this Week: 3829

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: 547

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1802

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: 2339

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Dec 6

    Today is National Miners Day

    Today is National Miners Day
    December 6 is National Miners Day, a day designated by Congress to honor the contributions and sacrifices of miners both past and present. As stated by MSHA chief Joe Main: The next time you flip on a light switch, squeeze the toothpaste…
  • Nov 29

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement
    Bloomberg BNA reports that OSHA can begin enforcing, as of December 1, 2016, its rule restricting safety incentives and drug testing programs.  A federal judge decided yesterday in TEXO ABC/AGC v. Perez , N.D. Tex., No.…
  • Oct 14

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a final rule that establishes procedures and time frames for handling whistleblower complaints under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA protects employees from…
Rank this Week: 1570

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: 1825

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Oct 19

    LIGHT DUTY WORK

    LIGHT DUTY WORK
    We have added a new section to our website concerning light duty issues in Iowa work comp cases.  The topics relating to light duty work include: Employees being given light duty work that is too hard for their work restrictions.…
Rank this Week: 3546

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury, and government law. By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC.

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
  • Oct 20

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run
    Recently, a pedestrian was in critical condition after a hit and run, in which the pedestrian was thrown across an intersection. The driver of the car didn’t stop, and the pedestrian had to go to a trauma center to be treated for…
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National Registry of Workers'…

National Registry of Workers' Compensation Specialists Blog

Focuses on workers' compensation, safety and risk manangement.

http://www.nrwcs.com/blog
  • Nov 3

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  • Jul 12

    Why Every Contractor Should Require Workers’ Comp Insurance

    Why Every Contractor Should Require Workers’ Comp Insurance
    Effective risk management is not only about how best to control risk but also a plan to be able to include hired subcontractors in the workers’ compensation coverage. The coverage workers’ compensation provides is a measure of…
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Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneysblawg.com/
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 26

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)

    Statute of Limitations on Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims (DBA)
    How long does an injured longshoreman or civilian contractor have to file a claim under the Longshore or Defense Base Act? The answer, in most instances, is one (1) year from the date of the injury. What happens if you are paid compensation…
  • Oct 20

    If my employer has less than four (4) employees, am I entitled to benefits if I get hurt on the job?

    If my employer has less than four (4) employees, am I entitled to benefits if I get hurt on the job?
    Unfortunately, if your employer has less than four (4) employees you may not be entitled to worker’s compensation benefits under Florida Statue Ch. 440.   Meaning if you get hurt on the job, YOU may be personally responsible…
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Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
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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.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

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

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

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

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
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DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
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Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Covers workers' compensation, personal injury, and social security disability.

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

    Everything to Know About Work Injury Cases in Illinoi

    Everything to Know About Work Injury Cases in Illinoi
    No matter what industry you work in, there’s always a chance of getting hurt while on the job. Work-related injuries are incredibly common, and they can cause a lot of issues for the injured parties. From lost wages to medical bills,…
  • Apr 12

    Hiring a CTA Accident Lawyer if You Live in Flossmoor, IL

    Hiring a CTA Accident Lawyer if You Live in Flossmoor, IL
    If you’ve been involved in an accident with a CTA vehicle or driver and are struggling with injuries, medical bills, being out of work, and other issues that arise when you get hurt, it’s important to consider getting legal help…
  • Mar 10

    What You Need to Know About Hiring a Flossmoor Construction Injury Lawyer

    What You Need to Know About Hiring a Flossmoor Construction Injury Lawyer
    If you work in construction, you probably already know that it can be a dangerous occupation. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year, one in 10 construction workers are injured. With such a…
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Miami Personal Injury Attorney…

Miami Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.miamipersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 1

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?
    Florida statute section 440.015 states that “It is the intent of the Legislature that the Workers’ Compensation Law be interpreted so as to assure the quick and efficient delivery of disability and medical benefits to an injured…
  • Jun 1

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?
    Florida statute section 440.015 states that “It is the intent of the Legislature that the Workers’ Compensation Law be interpreted so as to assure the quick and efficient delivery of disability and medical benefits to an injured…
  • Jun 1

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?

    Florida’s workers compensation statute is self executing?
    Florida statute section 440.015 states that “It is the intent of the Legislature that the Workers’ Compensation Law be interpreted so as to assure the quick and efficient delivery of disability and medical benefits to an injured…
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Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend
    Are you planning a getaway this coming long weekend? We have put together a list of 3 tips for road safety to ensure you stay safe on the road. Buckle Up. According to the National Highway Safety Advisory, men 16-44 years old are least likely…
  • May 20

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know
    When you are injured in a car wreck or other accident, the last thing you think is “I better go to a doctor that is covered by my insurance.” Unfortunately with insurance companies becoming less pro-patient and more pro-profit…
  • May 9

    The Most Likely Car Wreck

    The Most Likely Car Wreck
    Statistics have spoken. The most common type of car wreck in Tennessee has the following identifiers: Who: 21-29 Year Old Driver When: May to October: Thursday or Friday between 3-5pm Continue reading
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Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

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

http://www.palegalblog.com
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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…
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Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s A Manhole Cover????

    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s A Manhole Cover????
    Here at Mintz & Geftic we usually try to blog about legal news that our clients and other readers might find valuable. Whether it’s information about workers’ compensation, motor-vehicle accidents, class action litigation or…
  • Feb 24

    The Painful Facts About Car Accidents and the Lower Back

    The Painful Facts About Car Accidents and the Lower Back
    Whether you are in a small fender bender in a parking lot or a high speed crash on the Garden State Parkway or New Jersey Turnpike, car crashes at any speed or impact often result in lower back injuries. After … Continue reading →
  • Feb 20

    Powerful Coalition Formed Against New Jersey’s Worker

    Powerful Coalition Formed Against New Jersey’s Worker
    A couple of months ago we wrote about A Victory for Elizabeth Workers, where we shared the news that Elizabeth had become the 10th municipality in New Jersey to provide paid sick leave to its employees. As Elizabeth’s neighborhood law…
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Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
  • Dec 13

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge
    I have represented claimants in over 1,000 Social Security Disability hearings. These are some suggestions about the claimant's testimony before the judge:First, if you have a case that involves chronic pain you are going to be asked what is…
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New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

New Hampshire Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, workers' compensation and injury law. By Seaton & Lohr.

http://www.nhlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1805

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…
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