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Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a Safety & Occupational Health Manager who suffers from PTSD and major depressive disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the…
  • Jul 17

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an internal revenue agent who suffers from degenerative disc disease.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process…
  • Jul 13

    Medical Inability – No Thank

    Medical Inability – No Thank
    What if you are removed from your federal position for “Medical Inability” against your will and your desires?  Well, the agency must have some very good evidence to back up its case or you can head over to the MSPB (if you…
Rank this Week: 2706

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule

    Alabama Court of Appeals Finds Inability to Return to Work is not Exception to Schedule
    On June 19, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its second opinion in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bush (posted on our blog August 23, 2014). The first time around the Court of Appeals addressed several issues. On appeal…
  • Apr 13

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation

    Misuse Of The Term Aggravation Causes Huge Overpayments In Workers' Compensation
    The below article is re-published with permission from its author, John Geaney. It was originally published on April 9, 2015 on Mr. Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog…
  • Apr 9

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa

    Alabama Workers' Compensation Reform Bill Not Likely to Pa
    On April 2, 2015, Alabama Republican State Senators Del Marsh and Cam Ward submitted Senate Bill 330, which proposes drastic reforms to The Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act. If the legislature passes SB-330 and Governor Bentley signs…
Rank this Week: 3154

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

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

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

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

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 2607

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • May 5

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance

    Returning to Work while on Social Security Disability Insurance
    We’ve all heard the stories about people being spied upon while on some form of State or Federal disability benefit. As an attorney, I sometimes hear people tell me stories of themselves being really disabled and not like those other…
  • Apr 29

    Understanding SSDI and SSI

    Understanding SSDI and SSI
    If you are disabled, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or both. The program for which you qualify depends on a number of factors and this publication will try to help you…
  • Apr 27

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim

    Wounded Warriors May be Entitled to Expedited Processing of SSD Claim
    SSA Assisting Veterans with Claims The Social Security Administration (SSA) has taken steps to assist veterans who have served since October 1, 2001 in the processing of their claims. To receive this expedited processing, you must have been…
Rank this Week: 2940

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi

    If You Have Been injured on the job please read thi
    In Q1 of 2015 our office has resolved and settled a great number of high value worker's compensation claims. We have also been blessed to take on several important new cases both directly and on referral from other Connecticut Attorneys who…
  • Apr 21

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement

    DO I Need A Medicare Set Aside as part of my Work Com Settlement
    In settlements where the future medical is going to be closed as part of the settlement the following must be considered: CLASS I BENEFICIARY Claimant is considered a Class I Medicare beneficiary if: a) Claimant is 65 years or older; b)…
  • Apr 6

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related

    Working to Prove that Your Injury and Disability are Work Related
    An injury at work can happen suddenly, such as lifting a heavy object, a blow to the head, a fall from a ladder, or a construction site accident. Usually there is little question that these types of injuries should be covered by…
Rank this Week: 2653

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury. Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular insurer’s…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 3136

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete

    Infographic: Longest Prison Sentences of Pro Athlete
    Aaron Hernandez, formerly an NFL football player with a $40 million contract, was convicted of the murder of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Hernandez is not the only professional athlete to receive a life sentence, though. Our…
  • Apr 14

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death

    Tulsa County Reserve Deputy Charged in Shooting Death
    A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy who shot and killed an illegal gun sale suspect has been charged with second degree manslaughter. Robert Charles “Bob” Bates, 73, was a Tulsa County reserve deputy who was…
  • Apr 9

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Ft. Sill Soldier Found Guilty of Sexual Assault
    A Fort Sill soldier accused of pinning a fellow soldier to a wall and sexually assaulting her has been convicted of sexual assault, abusive sexual contact and assault consummated by a battery. A military judge found Spc. Jose J. Flores, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 2876

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Mar 19

    I BUY HOUSES - SELLER BEWARE

    I BUY HOUSES - SELLER BEWARE
    Driving around town you might see signs posted at intersections advertising that a person buy's houses or sells them to investors. These signs are typically posted by real estate scammers who have attended seminars that you see advertised on…
  • Dec 17

    IS THE INNOCENT SPOUSE DOCTRINE STILL ALIVE IN TEXAS

    IS THE INNOCENT SPOUSE DOCTRINE STILL ALIVE IN TEXAS
    Sometimes when marriages go sour and spouses can no longer get along with one another, one spouse whose emotions have taken over them might do something out of anger to harm the other spouse, such as deliberately setting fire to their home.…
Rank this Week: 3145

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

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

    Ohio Truck Accident Lawyer

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

    Hamilton OH Law Firm Sponsors 2014 RiversEdge Concert Serie

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

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee

    Workers' Compensation for Injured Ohio Employee
    ms-ohio_bwc_logo.jpg In my own life I have worked to build each day so that the next day is better than the previous one. I have worked all kinds of jobs doing all kinds of things. Several of the lawyers at McKenzie &…
Rank this Week: 2955

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Downfall to Specialization?

    Downfall to Specialization?
    It can’t happen to me, right? When I hear people talk about a workplace injury, I am relieved that I
  • Sep 3

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!
    Really? Can they do that?  That seems so unfair?!  While not at all unheard of in the trial setting, thi
  • Aug 30

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?
    The paperwork following an accident can create more pain and suffering than the actual auto accident itself.  This is all
Rank this Week: 3086

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 2735

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
  • Jun 28

    New 2012 Illinois Downstate Arbitration Hearing Location

    New 2012 Illinois Downstate Arbitration Hearing Location
    9-05-11 As part of the new Illinois workers compensation reform package, downstate hearing locations will be consolidated into the 6 regions listed below to take effect on January 1, 2012.  The reduction in hearing locations is structured…
Rank this Week: 3143

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: 3202

Judge Tom Talks

Judge Tom Talks

Review of Oklahoma workers' compensation cases, law, and current trends. By Tom Leonard.

http://judgetom.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table

    Crosswalk and Disposition Table
    The Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Act is repealed, and the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Code is adopted. Most of the old provisions have been retained, but the numbering is new and the subsections have been shuffled. For example §3…
  • Dec 13

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma

    Budget Outlook for Oklahoma
    If you are unfamiliar with the Oklahoma Policy Institute, go to its website and bookmark it, add it to you feed reader or follow it on Twitter.
  • Dec 6

    The Bunkhouse Rule

    The Bunkhouse Rule
    The Supreme Court of South Carolina held that a worker's injuries occurred within the course and scope of his employment where the migrant worker sustained a right ankle fracture when he fell on a wet sidewalk outside housing provided by his…
Rank this Week: 2909

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4094

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/
  • Aug 28

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College
    College days have begun in Oklahoma, and underage drinking and DUI charges tend to spike during the first few weeks of school. According to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), college students…
  • Aug 21

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident
    The lack of proper mechanical training by trucking companies (carriers) causes accidents, many of which lead to serious injury or death. Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) regulations require that pre-trip inspections be made before truck…
  • Aug 18

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict
    Summary In 2009, Jeff Bayne was severely injured on the job because of his employer’s intentional conduct. Because there was substantial certainty that the employer’s conduct would lead to Jeff’s injuries, the case was…
Rank this Week: 3401

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    North Carolina Workers' Comp Law Would Target Cheating Businesse

    North Carolina Workers' Comp Law Would Target Cheating Businesse
    For years in North Carolina, businesses - primarily those in the construction industry - have sidestepped labor and tax laws by labeling employees as "independent contractors." In so doing, they reaped numerous benefits. They have been able…
  • Aug 25

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation

    Easley v. TLC Companies - Defining "Widow" for Workers' Compensation
    In North Carolina, workers' compensation death benefits may be paid to the total dependents of an employee or next-of-kin, whichever is applicable. Death benefits cover funeral expenses, plus two-thirds of employee's average weekly wages,…
  • Aug 22

    Ellis v. Key City Furniture - Denial of Disability Claim

    Ellis v. Key City Furniture - Denial of Disability Claim
    It's not unusual for workers' compensation claims to be denied outright, especially if the worker is not represented by an experienced attorney. In many cases, workers have to fight for benefits, and it sometimes requires a substantial amount…
Rank this Week: 4608

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 28

    Inadequate OSHA Rules Increase Atlanta Workplace Illness Risk

    Inadequate OSHA Rules Increase Atlanta Workplace Illness Risk
    The Center for Public Integrity recently published a scathing report on the inadequacy of workplace protections when it comes to chemical exposure. The report refers to a “slow-motion tragedy for American workers,” as toxic…
  • Aug 21

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List

    Atlanta Work Accidents Can Result in Companies Being Added to Severe Violators List
    Last year, four employees were killed in a massive gas leak at a DuPont plant. One worker was initially exposed to a toxic gas called methyl mercaptan, which is used in the production of jet fuel and in making insecticides. The exposure…
  • Aug 14

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker

    Small Business Safety Issues Create Unique Risks for Atlanta Worker
    Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and many workers throughout the country are employed by small companies. While these organizations often aim to provide a positive work environment and to provide important services to…
Rank this Week: 3461

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year
    Work related injuries are an everyday reality that American workers face. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 3 million Americans in working in private industry get injured every year. According to the 2013 Survey of…
  • Aug 24

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection
    All health care organizations should have a written policy in place for handling possible cases of HIV exposure. In the United States, health care workers are exposed to many things while doing their job. Doctors and nurses are exposed…
  • Aug 21

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident
    It is often small errors made by overconfident drivers that lead to serious car accidents. Some critical errors can cost you your personal injury claim, and may leave you partly responsible for the accident under the theory of comparative…
Rank this Week: 3857

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 3605

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101

    New Jersey Boating Accidents 101
    New Jersey offers an array of boating activities to be enjoyed throughout the year. Residents can take advantage of 127 miles of coast, as well as inland lakes and tributaries. However, with boating recreation comes boating safety…
  • Aug 21

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

    When Should You Contact a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we work with a wide range of workers’ compensation cases – from simple and straightforward to highly complex and detailed. Workers’ compensation claims are different for every employee who has…
  • Aug 11

    Determining Eligibility for Workers’ Comp

    Determining Eligibility for Workers’ Comp
    At Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, we know there are a number of instances where benefits are due to employees who have suffered an injury or illness at the workplace. Workers’ compensation claims are prevalent according to the Bureau of…
Rank this Week: 3882

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3483

Pearson Bitman Blog

Pearson Bitman Blog

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

http://accidentlaworlando.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?

    Are You Automatically at Fault If You Rear-End Someone?
    For some people, rear-ending another driver can send them into a panic because of the legal consequences that are likely to follow. There is a general assumption that the driver of the car that hits another car is the one ……
  • Aug 19

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School

    How to Prepare Your New Driver Before They Head Back to School
    The experience of driving is usually different for a teenager during the school year versus the summer. As the year progresses, there will be fewer hours of daylight. Many teens will have friends who will want a ride to and ……
  • Aug 12

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean From a Legal Perspective?
    “Pain and suffering” seems to be a catch-all phrase used in plenty of personal injury cases, but many people are confused as to what this means from a legal standpoint. How exactly is it measured and how is a monetary ……
Rank this Week: 3855

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 3679

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 24

    Injured at Work? Information employees need to know about Massachusetts Workers Compensation Law

    Injured at Work? Information employees need to know about Massachusetts Workers Compensation Law
    By: John J. O’Day Jr. | Partner Massachusetts has had Worker’s Compensation laws since 1912. The law was designed to distribute benefits on a “no fault” basis. Thus, it does not make a difference whether an employee is…
  • Aug 10

    Slip and Fall: Accident or Owner Liability?

    Slip and Fall: Accident or Owner Liability?
    By: Charles Mulcahy, Esq. | Partner Many individuals are injured as a result of slip and falls. First, a determination needs to be made whether the slip and fall is just an accident or, alternatively, an owner or one that is in control of the…
  • Jul 27

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
    Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may be a source of fun and entertainment, accidents can happen at any…
Rank this Week: 3634

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/
  • Aug 24

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule

    Holliday v. Tropical Nut & Fruit Co. – Laser Tag Injury Warrants Workers’ Comp, Court Rule
    Sometimes, the question of whether an injury arose in the course and scope of employment is simple because of where it happened or how it happened. Other times, the issue is more complicated. Perhaps it didn’t happen at the job site or…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity

    Atlanta Widow Seeks Change to Georgia Exclusive Remedy, Sovereign Immunity
    A woman whose husband was killed on-the-job in Atlanta while working for the city is seeking to challenge Georgia’s sovereign immunity and worker’s compensation exclusive remedy provisions. When her husband was killed, he was…
  • Aug 6

    Walker v. Tensor Machinery – Apportionment in Third-Party Liability

    Walker v. Tensor Machinery – Apportionment in Third-Party Liability
    A plaintiff in a Georgia third-party liability lawsuit against an equipment manufacturer following a work-related injury is arguing against a defense request to add his employer as a non-party defendant. In the case of Walker v. Tensor…
Rank this Week: 4265

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
  • Aug 17

    Delay in Treatment of Your Back Pain May be Hazardous to Your Health

    Delay in Treatment of Your Back Pain May be Hazardous to Your Health
    In my Georgia workers’ compensation law practice I interact with dozens of insurance companies each week and I frequently find that claims adjusters take a very short sighted approach towards medical treatment for back injuries. At…
  • Jul 24

    Defense Lawyers Scour Social Media for Evidence to Challenge Your Claim

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

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive

    Injured Workers Suffer as Workers Compensation Laws Get More Restrictive
    Frequently on this blog I post stories about the difficulties my clients experience trying to get insurance companies to do what they are supposed to do under the law. Most often the problems I highlight involve an insurance company’s…
Rank this Week: 4989

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/
  • Aug 13

    A General Release Outside Workers Compensation Can Release The Workers Compensation Claim

    A General Release Outside Workers Compensation Can Release The Workers Compensation Claim
    A represented employee can settle his workers’ compensation case by signing a release of his workers’ compensation claim in ANY third party litigation cases including: An EEOC claim decided March 6, 2015 by Judge…
  • Aug 6

    Issues Outside the Jurisdiction of the Workers Compensation Judge

    Issues Outside the Jurisdiction of the Workers Compensation Judge
    Issues that are outside of FSA 440 and issues over which the JCC has no jurisdiction per case law and recent JCC decisions: The JCC lacks jurisdiction over all employment benefits between the employee and the employer including reinstatement…
  • Jan 22

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act

    Compensation and Disability Checks under the Longshore Act
    If you are a longshoreman, and are injured on the job, you will be entitled to compensation for missed time from work (lost wages) due to your injuries. The Longshore compensation system is based off of your earnings for the fifty-two (52)…
Rank this Week: 3351

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
  • Aug 11

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney

    Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorney
    Next Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 noon, I will present a webinar, Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, based on my ethics book of the same title. The program will address: General Legal Principles…
  • Aug 10

    August Newsletter Summarizing Recent Pennsylvania Case Law Available

    August Newsletter Summarizing Recent Pennsylvania Case Law Available
    For 26 years, I have published a newsletter summarizing recent Pennsylvania appellate (and some federal) case law. The August edition is available. Just go to http://bit.ly/1N4hIeM to read it. You can also subscribe by using the subscription…
  • Jul 15

    Social Security Disability Applicants: Have No Fear, The System is Not Going Under

    Social Security Disability Applicants: Have No Fear, The System is Not Going Under
    According to Chicken Little, the sky was always falling. Some observers of the Social Security Disability (SSDI) system seem to have a similar belief – that the SSDI system is “broke” and there won’t be enough money to…
Rank this Week: 3839

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 9

    The Upcoming Drastic Cut in Social Security Disability

    The Upcoming Drastic Cut in Social Security Disability
    Many on Social Security Disability do not know it but the Disability Trust Fund is running low on money. In fact in 2016, only one year away, the Fund will not be able to pay full benefits. It is expected there may be as much as a 19%…
  • Aug 9

    Insurer Refuses to Pay Injured Worker's Medical Bills in Virginia

    Insurer Refuses to Pay Injured Worker's Medical Bills in Virginia
    In my workers compensation practice in Virginia, I often see workers who were injured at work and the employer's workers compensation insurers have not paid the worker's medical bills. Why is this the case?First, did the employer know about…
  • Aug 9

    Brain Injury at work in Virginia.

    Brain Injury at work in Virginia.
    I attended a seminar given by Richmond, Virginia's number one brain doctor. He explained traumatic brain injury (TBI) to the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. It was noteworthy that he said 95% of people with a TBI recover without any…
Rank this Week: 3502

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Atlanta Workplace Accidents Tend to Happen Later in Project

    Atlanta Workplace Accidents Tend to Happen Later in Project
    Workers in the construction field and across other industries are routinely assumed to improve their job skills the more time they spend on the job. This would tend to suggest that when workers are spending time on a particular…
  • Aug 4

    Atlanta Workers Face Illness Risks, While the Public is Better Protected from Exposure

    Atlanta Workers Face Illness Risks, While the Public is Better Protected from Exposure
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets permissible exposure levels for substances that workers can be exposed to on-the-job.  The Environmental Protection Agency sets permissible exposure levels affecting how much of a…
  • Jul 4

    Employers Face Serious Consequences for Retaliation Against Injured Worker

    Employers Face Serious Consequences for Retaliation Against Injured Worker
    Employees who sustain on-the-job injuries should feel comfortable reporting those injuries and seeking workers’ compensation benefits. Workers should not ever need to worry about being retaliated against by an employer for reports of…
Rank this Week: 3247

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
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
  • Jul 7

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?
    As soon as I sat down to write this, I realized that I should have called the post “How to Get Out of Jury Duty” and gotten a lot more hits. Oh well – the current title will find the … Continue reading →
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
Rank this Week: 4315

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3726

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

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

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA

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

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece Contratistas Independiente

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

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente

    Departamento Trabajo Federal Desfavorece el Contratista Independiente
    La oficina de Horas y Salarios del Departamento del Trabajo Federal considera que con demasiada frecuencia el contratista independiente no lo es.   El Departamento considera la clasificación equivocada de empleados como…
Rank this Week: 3332

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Jul 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?
    Learning your newborn or toddler has cerebral palsy can be devastating. You can go years without knowing how severe the problem is even as you struggle to meet the expenses and emotional tolls inflicted by the needs for immediate and…
  • Jul 3

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?

    STRS Denied My Application for Disability. Should I Appeal?
    Yes. This simple answer reflects three important realities: The Ohio State Teachers Retirement System likely represents your only option for disability income. STRS turns down initial applications for disability benefits almost as a matter of…
  • Jun 25

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: Trucking Accident
    Getting t-boned, sideswiped, or rear-ended by a commercial truck leaves thousands of Ohio residents injured, disabled, and dead each year. Whether you call them semis, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, the vehicles become real and present…
Rank this Week: 3821

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4330

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day

    RSD/CRPS: Color the World Orange Day
    As some of you may know my wife Megan has suffered from RSD/CRPS since August of 2012 after a surgery. We encountered doctors that do not understand this disease. We struggled to understand it ourselves. Luckily, we found some great…
  • Feb 18

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?

    What should you do if you are in a car accident?
    Here is a quick reminder from Nashville car wreck and injury attorney Jonathan Williams of what to do if you are involved in an automobile accident. 1. Call the Police-Get an accident report from the police even if it seems minor. This can…
  • Feb 17

    Walk Like a Penguin

    Walk Like a Penguin
    The last thing you want to do on a snow day is talk to a Nashville injury attorney. We have all seen the news warning us not to drive and pictures and stories of car wrecks all over Middle Tennessee. Since you should not drive on ice,…
Rank this Week: 4831

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: 3444

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jun 10

    DOG BITE ACCIDENT

    DOG BITE ACCIDENT
    You are at the park, or at a party at a friend’s house, or just walking down the street.  You may not have even seen the dog coming, but you suddenly realize that a dog has gotten loose and you are being attacked.  You…
  • May 12

    RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF PEDESTRIANS

    RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS OF PEDESTRIANS
    A pedestrian navigating this vehicle-crowded world must always be cautious.  The driver of one vehicle may see a pedestrian and wave him or her on, acknowledging the pedestrian’s right-of-way, while the driver of another vehicle…
  • May 1

    CITIZENSHIP STATUS IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES

    CITIZENSHIP STATUS IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES
    You live in California but you are not a citizen of the United States.  Because of someone else’s negligence, you suffer injuries in an accident – a car accident, a construction site accident, an accident on private or public…
Rank this Week: 3512

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3337

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/
  • May 20

    Rejected and Denied Claim

    Rejected and Denied Claim
    If your employer or insurance carrier rejects or denies your workers’ compensation claim you do have options. Some claim denials are certainly valid. However, in other situations the denial of the claim is incorrect and you are actually…
  • Nov 12

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case

    Settlements In Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case
    A large percentage of Iowa work comp cases go to trial.  However, many cases are resolved through settlement negotiations. The Iowa law concerning work injury settlements is fairly complicated.  We have added a new section to our…
  • Jul 31

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly

    The Gilloon, Wright & Hamel Website Has Gone Mobile Device Friendly
    We have redesigned our website so that it is now mobile device friendly. If you look at the website on a computer or tablet it looks very similar to the previous version. The big change is when you view the website on a cell phone. …
Rank this Week: 3467

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • May 18

    Light Duty – one more quick thought

    Light Duty – one more quick thought
    One more quick thought on light duty. If you have a Washington L&I claim, your attending medical provider must review and approve a specific light duty job description before the employer can make a bona fide offer of a light duty job. It…
  • May 15

    Reopening an L&I Claim

    Reopening an L&I Claim
    I get a lot of phone calls asking questions about reopening an L&I claim. So here are the basics that I share with most everyone who calls. – A claim can be reopened for full benefits anytime within 7 years of the first claim…
  • May 13

    Welch&Condon

    Welch&Condon
    http://www.welchcondon.com/ We launched a new website a few months ago! Check it out. Thanks to the folks at Hemisphere for doing such a great job. We hope this new site makes us more accessible to our clients, and to those who need help, but…
Rank this Week: 4585

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

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

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

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?
    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth? This is one of the most common questions asked of attorneys practicing in workers compensation, or any personal injury type of law.  For someone who has sustained a work-related injury, with…
  • Feb 20

    What to do when your Employer is uncooperative following an injury at work?

    What to do when your Employer is uncooperative following an injury at work?
    What to do when your Employer is uncooperative following an injury at work? You’ve been injured at work. Your doctor says you’re disabled from working. You need to file a claim for workers’ comp benefits, and you need…
  • Jan 12

    DIA Reviewing Board in Boston rules that returning to work against a doctor’s advice does not satisfy Section 27

    DIA Reviewing Board in Boston rules that returning to work against a doctor’s advice does not satisfy Section 27
    The Department of Industrial Accidents Reviewing Board recently held that the standards M.G.L. chapter 152, section 27 were not met, thus affirming the decision of the Administrative Judge.  Click here for a link to the case. M.G.L.…
Rank this Week: 3614

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/
  • Apr 6

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker
    Local government employees in Maryland are restricted in their ability to sue for injuries caused by an employer or coworker. In Blue v. Arrington, a Baltimore City employee (Arrington) hurt another employee (Blue) while they were…
  • Apr 6

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case
    In the unpublished case Tanner v. Social Security Administration, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals considered a case in which the Social Security Administration had twice denied a claimant’s disability insurance benefits claim. The…
  • Dec 24

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance
      In a recent Maryland Court of Appeals case, the Court  determined that even though a contractor did not have workers’ compensation insurance, they could be an employee of the general contractor, and therefore …
Rank this Week: 3736

Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

Colorado Workers' Comp Law Blog

Provides information for Colorado injured workers. By Spencer & Spencer, P.C.

http://www.2spencers.com/veterans-disability-blog/
  • Mar 20

    Do I have to go to the company doctor?

    Do I have to go to the company doctor?
    It depends. In Colorado, if your employer doesn’t send you to a doctor, you may be able to pick your own doctor to treat your work injury. Colorado employers have the right to pick the doctor or clinic where you have to go for…
  • Mar 6

    When should you hire a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney?

    When should you hire a Colorado workers’ compensation attorney?
    Don’t wait to talk to an attorney! The insurance company already has lawyers, adjusters, investigators, and nurse case managers on staff. And their goal is to work against you. They will deny or minimize your medical treatment and…
  • Feb 23

    Is it legal for your boss to tell you that you’re a subcontractor, not an employee, and aren’t covered under workers’ comp?

    Is it legal for your boss to tell you that you’re a subcontractor, not an employee, and aren’t covered under workers’ comp?
    There are several factors we look at to determine if you truly were a “subcontractor.” what were you told when you were hired? who paid your employment taxes? did the employer train you or give you detailed instructions?…
Rank this Week: 4040