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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related

    How to Know for Sure if Your Injury Was Work-Related
    The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides medical and indemnity benefits to individuals who suffer work-related injuries. Since workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, it covers many injuries that would not be…
  • Jul 11

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Some anthropologists believe that the structure of the human hand (including the wrist) is one of the keys to our species’ amazing success on planet Earth. While other primates possess opposable thumbs, only human beings can bring our…
  • Jul 11

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Understanding the Most Common WEAR and TEAR™ Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Some anthropologists believe that the structure of the human hand (including the wrist) is one of the keys to our species’ amazing success on planet Earth. While other primates possess opposable thumbs, only human beings can bring our…
Rank this Week: 2089

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/
Rank this Week: 2075

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama

    Wrongful Death And Medical Reimbursement In Alabama
    I’ve written on several occasions about Alabama’s unique wrongful death law. Wrongful death claims in Alabama are very different. Chief among the issues that make Alabama wrongful death law different — only punitive damages…
  • Jul 11

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident

    The Leading Causes Of Work-Related Accident
    At the Blackwell Law Firm, we talk with many people who have been hurt at work. Some types of accidents occur much more frequently than others. A recent study by Travelers Insurance indicated the most frequent causes of workplace injuries.…
  • Jul 8

    Prominent Research Group Calls Invokana A Dangerous Gamble

    Prominent Research Group Calls Invokana A Dangerous Gamble
    Our office has closely followed developments with the diabetes drug Invokana. Invokana is in a class of drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. This is a relatively new class of drugs also including Farxiga,…
Rank this Week: 1899

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 5

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett

    Know Your Rights: Tenancy Law in Massachusett
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate When entering into a residential lease agreement with a landlord, it is important that a tenant knows their rights. While a majority of landlords are responsive to the needs of their tenants, there are…
  • Jun 13

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS

    THE DISADVANTAGES OF LEASING SOLAR PANELS
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Alexandre| Associate If you are considering signing a lease agreement for the installation of solar panels from a solar company, BEWARE of the financial risks attached when it comes to selling or borrowing against…
  • May 31

    Lien Creditors Ability to Oppose or Object to a Debtor’s Motion to Avoid Judicial Lien Despite Not Previously Objecting to a Debtor’s Claim Exemption

    Lien Creditors Ability to Oppose or Object to a Debtor’s Motion to Avoid Judicial Lien Despite Not Previously Objecting to a Debtor’s Claim Exemption
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote | Partner When debtors file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions, many lien creditors don’t pay attention to the filing, despite receiving notice, until such time as the creditor’s liens are…
Rank this Week: 2551

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers\' compensation. By Needle Law Firm .

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1726

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
Rank this Week: 2451

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
Rank this Week: 2426

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: 2036

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose…
  • Nov 19

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline

    American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on New Football Safety Guideline
    Football is one of the nation’s most popular sports – but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Every year, teens and young adults who clash on the gridiron land in local hospitals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other…
  • Oct 26

    Dockworker Injured in Port Elizabeth Accident

    Dockworker Injured in Port Elizabeth Accident
    A 62-year-old Roselle dockworker was injured when her vehicle was raised off the dock by a shipping crane and dropped. According to an NJ.com news report, the accident happened at the APM Port Elizabeth terminal in Elizabeth, NJ.
Rank this Week: 2211

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Oct 1

    Social Security Disability and Diabete

    Social Security Disability and Diabete
    When it comes to evaluating disability for persons who have diabetes, either Type I or Type II, Social Security regulations have undergone significant changes in the last 10 years. For many years, the Social Security Administration had a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1980

Comp Wonk

Comp Wonk

Covers Minnesota workers compensation issues. By the Law Office of Thomas Mottaz.

http://compwonk.com
  • Oct 1

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers a free consultation to all potential clients.…
  • Sep 18

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?

    Should I get a lawyer to sue my employer?
    The reason why I titled this article as I did is that many of the people that I speak with, including employers, feel that if they have a work-related injury that the claim is going directly against the employer.  While the employer is…
  • Sep 3

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1756

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation FAQs

Answers workers' compensation questions for Pennsylvania residents. By Calhoun & Associates.

http://www.workercompensationsettlements.com/faqs/
  • Jun 8

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?
      Although there is no Pennsylvania law that requires an injured worker to hire an attorney to represent them in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company will in all likelihood have an attorney representing them.…
  • Jun 6

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?
      If you have suffered a work-related injury or have become ill because of exposure to hazardous material on the job, you may be potentially entitled to medical and compensation benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast…
  • May 31

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 2014

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Jul 22

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed men. These shootings – days apart in different parts of the country – sparked widespread outrage and…
  • Jul 7

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law

    Despite Majority Support, Albany Legislators Fail To Consider Lavern’s Law
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice because of an archaic law. There was a recent lawsuit filed by a woman against a major coffee chain for injuries sustained when the lid came off of a coffee cup as it was being…
  • Jun 26

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast

    Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler Discusses Repetitive Strain Injury On Podcast
    Jordan A. Ziegler, Senior Partner Senior Partner Jordan Ziegler recently appeared on RSI Help, a podcast which shares news and information about repetitive strain injury. We have discussed this topic on this blog several times. In addition to…
Rank this Week: 3483

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/
  • Jul 22

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker
    Sexual orientation discrimination refers to harassment or different treatment based on someone’s perceived or actual gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or heterosexual orientation. Although many companies and certain states have specific policies…
  • Jul 19

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City
    Laird Hammons Laird is looking for people of all walks of life for two focus groups this August in Oklahoma City. Focus groups help our attorneys prepare for trial and give our clients the best representation possible. All backgrounds are…
  • May 27

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning
    Nine years ago, a high school driver was struck by a speeding ambulance at a dangerous intersection outside of Norman. The crash changed her life, and the attorneys at Laird Hammons Laird have fought for justice for their client ever since.…
Rank this Week: 2726

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jul 22

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce

    Federally Regulated Interstate Commerce
    Many trucking companies and their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are engaged in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT), is responsible for…
  • Jul 20

    10 Ways To Prevent Bike And Vehicle Accidents In Ohio

    10 Ways To Prevent Bike And Vehicle Accidents In Ohio
    Every year, the Ohio Department of Public Safety publishes reports on current traffic behaviors and accidents, including crash statistics between automobiles and bicycles. Some of the numbers instill the thought: what other…
  • Jul 1

    Whiplash. What is it and Do you have it?

    Whiplash. What is it and Do you have it?
    Automobile accidents lead to over 2 million injuries each year just in the US alone.  One of the most common of these injuries reported following an automobile accident is whiplash.     How Does Whiplash Occur? When you are…
Rank this Week: 4894

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
  • Jul 18

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise
    Aggressive and distracted driving have been contributing factors to an increase in the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to auto accidents in the City of Chicago. 46 pedestrians lost their lives in 2015 and many more were injured in…
  • Jul 15

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight
    While the popularity of electronic cigarettes (E-cigs) has been on the rise in the last few years, the industry is developing some explosive problems. The growing number of media reports in recent months involving cases of exploding…
Rank this Week: 2607

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How to Find the Right Nursing Home for a Loved One

    How to Find the Right Nursing Home for a Loved One
    Putting your loved ones in nursing care is never easy. It’s a hard decision to make, and you want to be sure that the people in whose hands you’re leaving your elder relative are caring and qualified. Learn some tips to find the…
  • Jul 21

    Filing for Wrongful Death after a Fatal Accident Occur

    Filing for Wrongful Death after a Fatal Accident Occur
    Here is a look at filing for wrongful death in North Carolina and South Carolina, and how an attorney can help you with your claim.
  • Jul 20

    Authorities in North Carolina Crack Down on Driving Law

    Authorities in North Carolina Crack Down on Driving Law
    Learn about two increased efforts to make North Carolina roads safer: identifying drug-impaired drivers and making people “move over” for highway officers, among other driving laws.
Rank this Week: 3235

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 21

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo

    Fracasan leyes prohibiendo requerir información de arrestos o convicciones en solicitudes de empleo
    Connecticut ya cuenta con una ley que prohíbe a  patronos indagar sobre arrestos, cargos criminales o convicciones en las solicitudes de empleo (excepto en situaciones muy limitadas). Esto luego de que el 1 de junio se…
  • Jul 21

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento

    Jefe de Fox News renuncia luego de alegaciones de hostigamiento
    Luego que saliera a relucir una acusación de hostigamiento sexual que negó, el Sr  Roger Ailes renuncia a su trabajo como jefe de Fox Television…. pero no se va con las manos vacías. Segun el NY Times, su…
  • Jul 17

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen

    Clausula arbitral impide reclamación federal por discrimen
    En el caso García-Clara v AIG Insurance Company, 15-01784 CCC (D.P.R. Mar 29, 2016),  una  persona demandó a su patrono y una serie de ejecutivos de la empresa por discrimen por edad, despido injustificado y…
Rank this Week: 2773

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Jul 21

    Foot Drop

    Foot Drop
    Foot drop describes the inability of a person to lift his or her foot at the ankle due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. Foot drop can be caused by several things including: an injury to the spinal cord, an injury to…
  • Jul 21

    Port of Bellingham Ordered to Pay Injured Ferry Worker

    Port of Bellingham Ordered to Pay Injured Ferry Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. Seattle Times staff reporter Mike Carter writes that the Port of Bellingham has been ordered to pay $16M in damages to an Alaska Ferries employee injured in 2012. The…
  • Jul 18

    Attack on Workers’ Rights Around the Country

    Attack on Workers’ Rights Around the Country
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. As this article correctly notes, “Beware the wolf in sheep’s clothing”!  Our work comp colleague in Pennsylvania are facing further…
Rank this Week: 3567

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo

    Inconsistent Testimony Leads to Texas Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lo
    In Imamovic v. Milstead, a Texas appellate court considered a rear-ending case in which the jury awarded zero damages. The case arose when the 42-year-old plaintiff was working as a vehicle-for-hire inspector for a city, traveling around the…
  • Jul 15

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Designation of a Responsible Third Party in Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    In re CVR Energy, Inc. is a 2016 Texas wrongful death case in which the defendants tried to designate a former codefendant as a responsible third party. Two men, Billy Smith and Russell Mann, were killed in a refinery explosion while they…
  • Jul 13

    Jones Act Claims in Texa

    Jones Act Claims in Texa
    Seamen injured on the job are not entitled to file workers’ compensation claims. Under the federal Jones Act, they have the right to sue their employer for personal injury damages. The burden for proving that a defendant’s…
Rank this Week: 4098

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 21

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?

    Do Employees Think Companies Care About Atlanta Workplace Safety?
    When workers believe their employer cares about safety, this can make a big impact in how employees treat all workplace safety issues that arise. Companies that hire staff have an obligation to create a culture of safety in order to help save…
  • Jul 14

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?

    Will a Construction Boss Be Found Guilty of a Crime for a Workplace Fatality?
    Workplace fatalities and serious injuries are far too common. Often, company owners or executives are the ones who make choices which result in workers getting hurt or losing their lives. It is the employees who are on the worksites every day…
  • Jul 7

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?

    Could a Higher Atlanta Worker Fatality Rate Also Increase Suicide Risks?
    Working a dangerous job increases the chances of dying while performing work duties. Year-after-year, data shows people in certain sectors are more likely to be killed on-the-job. While a death can happen anywhere while performing work…
Rank this Week: 2635

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/
Rank this Week: 2864

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4732

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

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

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority

    A Third of Workers Don’t Think Preventing Atlanta Work Injuries is a Top Priority
    For companies that are serious about preventing Atlanta work injuries, a culture of safety begins at the top and is pervasive throughout the entire organization. Unfortunately, far too many employers are not taking the right steps to make…
  • Jul 15

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?

    Which Industries Have the Highest Chance of Atlanta Worker Death?
    It should come as no surprise that working in certain jobs is much more dangerous than working in other professions. There are some industries where you are working with tools equipment, and machinery and are out in the field all day doing…
  • Jun 6

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo

    Top 3 Industries for Atlanta Workplace Hearing Lo
    Occupational hearing loss can be devastating, but unfortunately it is far too common. Some workers are much more vulnerable to suffering the effects of occupational hearing loss than employees in other industries are. Employers and employees…
Rank this Week: 2721

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2909

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/
  • Jul 8

    NYPD DISQUALIFICATION ELIGIBLE LIST EXPIRATION CALL DCAS HELPLINE 212-669-1357

    NYPD DISQUALIFICATION ELIGIBLE LIST EXPIRATION CALL DCAS HELPLINE 212-669-1357
    NYPD Disqualification If you are in the hiring process for a New York City Civil Service job and would like to find out when your eligible list expires: Dial 212-669-1357 Press 2 Enter your social security number The DCAS help line will tell…
  • Apr 25

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure

    Reinstated Teacher must follow DOE Chancellor’s regulations to retain tenure
    Petitioner was a teacher of catering who resigned to take a chef’s position. Petitioner returned to a different school and was given a “U” rating and terminated. Petitioner filed an Article 78 petition without filing a…
  • Apr 25

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window

    NYPD Disqualification for Loud Exhaust or Tinted Window
    NYPD Disqualification Often younger people most often men accumulate summones or moving violations for “loud exhaust” or “tinted windows”. These violations accumulate over time and may grow to 5, 10, 15 or even 20…
Rank this Week: 4501

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Feb 4

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to…

    This post is a reminder that it is OK to pick up the phone and call me.  I know that sounds a bit odd. But, I can tell from the stats on this blog that traffic is up since the first of the year. I get it, you have questions. You’re…
Rank this Week: 4554

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
  • 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.…
  • Apr 21

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic

    Injured Workers Suffers Due to Insurance Company Tactic
    This is a video from a TV news report in Michigan but the issues raised are the same as what we face here in Georgia.  Workers’ compensation insurance companies frequently send claimants to “independent” medical…
  • Feb 26

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate

    “Independent” Medical Exams Scheduled by the Insurance Company are Rarely Legitimate
    A very common tactic used by workers’compensation insurance companies to cut off your benefits involves the use of something called an “independent medical exam” or IME.  As you might guess, in my experience these…
Rank this Week: 3283

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/
  • Jun 13

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional

    Cap on 104 Weeks of Indemnity Declared Unconstitutional
    The Florida Supreme Court on June 9, 2016 in the case of Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, Case No. SC13-1976 declared SFA440.15(2)(a) unconstitutional.  That provision sought to limit disability benefits to an injured worker to only…
  • May 24

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA

    Injured Workers Right to Hire a Workers Compensation Attorney Restored by the First DCA
    In Miles vs. City of Edgewater Police, 1D15-0165 the First District Court of Appeal declared Florida Statutes 440.105(3)(c) and 440.34 unconstitutional because they infringe on the Claimant’s right to contract to pay attorney’s…
  • May 10

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician

    Beware of ExParte Communications between a Nurse Case Manager and a Physician
    Are ex parte communications between a nurse case manager and a physician permissible?  The answer to this question truly depends on whether the nurse case manager is a qualified rehabilitative provider performing a reemployment…
Rank this Week: 2765

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…
  • Apr 28

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling

    Workers Compensation Attorneys applaud Florida Supreme Court Ruling
    The Supreme Court of Florida has issued its decision in a case (Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company) that will make a huge impact on the rights of injured workers in this State. Specifically with regard to the workers compensation…
  • Jan 2

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?

    Supreme Court of Florida to make waves in workers compensation?
    Workers compensation lawyers and legal practitioners are sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the ruling of the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Castellanos v. Next Door Company. To the average Miami resident this case may…
Rank this Week: 3738

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 14

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?

    Is There Hope for Long Delays for Social Security Hearings?
    As of July 2015, the average national waiting time to obtain a hearing before a Social Security Judge (a/k/a Administrative Law Judge) had increased to 511 days.  Unfortunately, the Ft. Lauderdale District, which includes Broward and…
  • Feb 19

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing

    Medical Experts at Social Security Hearing
    These days, many applicants for Social Security Disability are examined by an appointed Medical Examiner.  Sometimes the opinions rendered are quite helpful in supporting the position of the Claimant.  Other times, the exam…
Rank this Week: 4499

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Victim Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Payer & Associates.

http://www.floridainjuryvictimlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Florida Appeals Court Strikes Cap on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a case challenging Florida’s workers’ compensation laws brought by a police officer, with the assistance of the Fraternal Order of Police, the First District Court of Appeals in Florida issued a lengthy 26 page opinion that…
  • Apr 14

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children

    Summer Camp Ideas for South Florida Children
    Fit2Play Summer Camp for Miami-Dade County Children Have you decided what your children will be doing this summer? If you are seeking a fun, safe, fitness and nutrition-minded program for your child and you are a resident of Miami-Dade…
  • Mar 28

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    How Do I Find a Personal Injury Lawyer?
    After being injured in an accident due to no fault of their own, such as an automobile accident, slip or trip and fall accident, workplace accident, most people need and want to find a personal injury attorney but don’t know how. Do…
Rank this Week: 3284

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/
  • Apr 6

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES

    TRIALS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES
    We have added a new section to our website that covers trials in Iowa work comp cases.  The section talks about how our lawyers handle the major recurring issues in Iowa work comp trials, that include: Was there an employer-employee…
  • Mar 5

    PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY:  WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CAN NEVER WORK AFTER AN INJURY

    PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY:  WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CAN NEVER WORK AFTER AN INJURY
    Our website has a new section that discusses the Iowa work comp law relating to permanent total disability.  The new section covers: The general law on permanent total disability cases.   How older workers frequently are more likely…
  • Jan 18

    How Does an Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim Work?

    How Does an Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim Work?
    We have added a new section to our website that gives an overview of how Iowa workers’ compensation claims work.  The new section discusses: The general types of injuries that qualify for work comp coverage. The time limits that…
Rank this Week: 3915

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

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

    Beware of Social Media – Second Posting

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

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

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

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

    Who Can Get Reimbursed for Transporting an Injured Worker to a Medical Appointment?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers The Minnesota workers’ compensation statute provides for reimbursement of “medical mileage” when the employee travels by car for necessary medical care. Reimbursement of…
Rank this Week: 2852

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…
Rank this Week: 3519

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 4357

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…
Rank this Week: 3934

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: 2981

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2
    Part 1 of this blog dealt with how weekly workers’ compensation benefits and monthly Social Security Disability benefits can offset each other.  But what happens if you settle your workers’ comp case? In Part 1, we used an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1
    The Short answer is “Yes.” However, depending upon certain factors, one may not be able to collect his or her Social Security Disability benefit in full.  This is because the receipt of weekly workers’ compensation…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2703

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

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

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

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

    Mileage Reimbursement Rate to Drop.

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

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System

    The Rationale Behind Worker's Compensation System
    Connecticut Workers compensation is a no-fault system. The worker doesn’t have to prove the employer was negligent to make a workers compensation claim, and a worker can make a claim even if he or she was negligent in some way and that…
Rank this Week: 4555

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/
  • Nov 24

    Tort Laws and Educator Liability for Student Injurie

    Tort Laws and Educator Liability for Student Injurie
    The legal dictionary definition of a tort is “a civil wrong arising from an act or failure to act, independently of any contract, for which an action for personal injury or property damages may be brought.” Tort laws are based…
  • Nov 19

    What Happens When an Auto Accident Aggravates a Pre-Existing Injury?

    What Happens When an Auto Accident Aggravates a Pre-Existing Injury?
    If you were injured in an auto accident and suffer from a pre-existing injury or medical condition, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared for an uphill battle when you try to collect for damages. The defendant will argue that all ……
  • Nov 12

    Important Information You Need to Collect After an Auto Accident

    Important Information You Need to Collect After an Auto Accident
    If you are involved in an auto accident, there is often immediate chaos at the scene. You need to determine if anyone is injured to a degree that ambulances need to be called as well as make an assessment of … Continued The post…
Rank this Week: 3151

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/
  • Nov 13

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a program director who suffers from several physical and psychological medical conditions, including PTSD, spinal canal stenosis, osteoarthritis, and facet syndrome. We are…
  • Oct 30

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a contract specialist who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist…
  • Oct 16

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a social worker who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS).  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process and that we…
Rank this Week: 2891

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

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

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4295

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 20

    Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

    Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case
    In State v. Okafor, a police officer driving to work in uniform was in a car accident. His patrol car had been having engine trouble, so he took it to a repair facility for patrol cars, and he was driving his own car at the time of the…
  • Oct 20

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In Long v. Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund, the court considered a case in which the owner of a flooring installation company, a sole proprietor, was injured. Before 2011, the owner had elected to be a covered employee under LE §…
Rank this Week: 3295

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: 4479