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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to “Dooring” Accident

    Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to “Dooring” Accident
    More and more New Jersey residents are cycling. It is great exercise, provides an efficient method of burning calories, and, particularly in urban settings, can be a great way to get to work. Unfortunately, cyclists can’t win for…
  • May 16

    Fatalities in the Workplace

    Fatalities in the Workplace
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its preliminary data on workplace fatalities in 2014. In total, the BLS’s data show that 4,679 individuals died on the job last year – nearly 100 more than in 2013.…
  • May 13

    Frank Petro Pens Article for The Bencher

    Frank Petro Pens Article for The Bencher
    Attorney Frank Petro recently wrote an article that appears in the May/June issue of The Bencher magazine, an American Inns of Court publication. Frank was one of the founding members and a past president of The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr.…
Rank this Week: 1528

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 23

    How Dangerous Is Invokana?

    How Dangerous Is Invokana?
    Invokana continues to be linked to serious health problems. Our office has closely followed developments with the diabetes medication Invokana since it was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Although relatively new…
  • May 16

    Distracted Driving: Much Worse Than Reported

    Distracted Driving: Much Worse Than Reported
    On our law firm website, we provide some government statistics concerning distracted driving dangers. However, we believe those statistics fail to reveal the full picture. We believe they significantly under-report the problem of distracted…
  • May 9

    Distracted Driving: Why Texting Is Especially Dangerou

    Distracted Driving: Why Texting Is Especially Dangerou
    In our fast-paced world, so many things seek to divert our attention. Distracted driving has become a major cause of automobile accidents. Yearly, thousands of people are injured or killed due to a distracted driver. The picture below shows a…
Rank this Week: 1716

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 1756

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • May 23

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.

    Prom Season – Keeping Our Kids Safe. Understanding The Law.
    We are currently in the midst of prom season. It is an exciting time for both teens and their parents, and is a dream come true for many girls as it means new shoes, a new dress, and a day of beauty at the hair and nail salon. It also a step…
  • May 16

    Give Injured People In New York The Time Necessary To File Medical Malpractice Claim

    Give Injured People In New York The Time Necessary To File Medical Malpractice Claim
    Lavern Wilkinson’s family was barred from seeking justice for her death due to the statue of limitations. (DEBBIE EGAN-CHIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) Almost two years ago, many of us were shocked and saddened when we heard Comedian Joan…
  • Apr 28

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget

    A Legal Victory, and Workers’ Memorial Day: We Can Never Forget
    During the past couple of months I have been focused on the proposed New York State Budget.  Governor Andrew Cuomo had recommended some provisions that would have negatively impacted workers.  As a result of community involvement,…
Rank this Week: 2984

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 19

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento
    La más reciente enmienda al proyecto H.R. 5278 para establecer la Junta Fiscal del 18 de mayo  ha insertado una cláusula que excluye provisionalmente a Puerto Rico de la nueva reglamentación sobre   empleados…
  • May 18

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla
    El Departamento del Trabajo Federal aprobó una nueva regla que impacta a los empleados exentos y el pago de horas extra a la semana. La Regla final: busca darle a los empleados exentos o asalariados que ganen menos de $913 a la semana…
  • May 17

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA
    La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) y el Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (NIOSH) del gobierno federal emitieron una guía provisional para la protección de los trabajadores de…
Rank this Week: 1832

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
  • May 13

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired
      Marijuana Users Beware   In North Carolina it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of an impairing substance. Impairing substances include alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medications, and marijuana.  …
  • May 2

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO
    This article is an outline designed to help North Carolina Attorneys defend their clients in a DWI charge. The focus of this article is attacking the probable cause to arrest for Driving While Impaired. In any attack based on probable cause,…
Rank this Week: 1316

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • May 18

    Hurt At Work?

    Hurt At Work?
    Cincinnati employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance via the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC)’ unless they are self-insured. Say for instance you were doing something for the benefit of your…
  • May 10

    Insurance Coverage For Chiropractic Care

    Insurance Coverage For Chiropractic Care
      After a car accident or work-related injury you want to return to your normal state of health as quickly as possible.  Lost wages, emotional stress, and physical pain can be heavy burdens.  While physical therapy and…
  • Apr 28

    The Dragonfly Foundation

    The Dragonfly Foundation
      You may have seen their name listed as a sponsor for a local event or 5K race, but do you really know what they do?  The Dragonfly Foundation is an extraordinary charity doing remarkable work for sick children and their…
Rank this Week: 4840

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • May 17

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced

    Possible Cause of Amtrak Derailment Announced
    The major news outlets have reported that a likely cause of a deadly AMTRAK derailment was operator inattentiveness, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. There is evidence that the train operator was having a discussion…
  • May 16

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed

    When Evidence is Lost or Destroyed
    In a recent case, the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a trial court made an error when it denied a plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions based on the destruction of evidence relevant to the case at hand.…
  • May 5

    Drivers Beware!

    Drivers Beware!
    Did you know that vehicle collisions cause more preventable deaths in the world than any other cause for folks under the age of 35?  Each year, approximately 5 million people are killed in such collisions.  Statistically, drivers…
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
  • May 12

    Final OSHA Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesse

    Final OSHA Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesse
    OSHA has issued its final, revised recordkeeping rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, and requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite…
  • Apr 29

    Senators Submit Voluntary Protection Program Act for Consideration

    Senators Submit Voluntary Protection Program Act for Consideration
    As reported by the Wyoming Business Report, Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi and Colorado Democrat Senator Michael Bennet have sponsored legislation to codify the voluntary protection program of Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Apr 22

    OSHA Publishes Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Viru

    OSHA Publishes Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Viru
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are monitoring the Zika virus outbreak that is spreading into the United States.  This interim guidance…
Rank this Week: 1941

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
Rank this Week: 1354

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • May 2

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island Dog Bite Laws & Owner Liability

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island Dog Bite Laws & Owner Liability
    By: Attorney Kate A. Messinger | Associate Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. More than 800,000 receive medical attention for dog bites; at least half of them are children, according to the American…
  • Apr 18

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley | Partner In a widely publicized case brought by the Department of Justice against Apple, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Eastern Division, the Justice…
  • Apr 4

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID

    MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID
    By: Attorney Ryan Prophett | Associate   Many individuals in Massachusetts view buying rental property as a good investment and an alternative to putting their money in the stock market where they have no control.  However, most new…
Rank this Week: 2309

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential

    High Costs of Medication Make Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims Essential
    Many employees who get sick due to their job or who experience an injury on their worksite will find themselves needing medication, among the medical treatments they receive. Paying for the cost of prescription drugs can be difficult as many…
  • Apr 21

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard

    Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illness with New Safety Standard
    Workers face a significant risk of both injury and illness on many jobs. For example, in the construction industry as well as in many other fields, workers could get sick if they are exposed to silica. Silica is a common and naturally…
  • Apr 14

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear

    Atlanta Workers Deserve Payment for Putting on Safety Gear
    One of the most important ways to prevent workplace accidents and injuries is to make sure that employees have appropriate safety gear on at all times. For workers who are in high-risk jobs, it can take a long time to put on all of the…
Rank this Week: 1668

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: 1711

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 11

    What is meant by “reasonably perform the duties of police officer?”

    What is meant by “reasonably perform the duties of police officer?”
      This is the question that was presented in Granelle v.  NYC. The candidate have a spinal condition known as spondylolisthesis. X-rays reveal this condition and he was disqualified from police officer.   After disqualification…
Rank this Week: 1748

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 25

    Understanding Medical Malpractice

    Understanding Medical Malpractice
    Tens of thousands of Americans suffer preventable illnesses, injuries, and deaths each year because health care providers make errors or fail to take all the actions necessary to protect patients. Despite its prevalence, and the terrible toll…
  • Mar 17

    Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

    Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Far too many nursing home residents fall victim to neglect and abuse. Solid statistics are difficult to come by, in part because families and victims themselves often feel ashamed for misplacing their trust in individuals and organizations…
  • Feb 17

    What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    A personal injury lawsuit is a tort claim. That brief definition summarizes a huge amount of legal history and information that boils down to “a victim can go to civil court to seek compensation from a person or organization that…
Rank this Week: 1351

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: 1695

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: 1676

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 13

    New OSHA Standard Aimed at Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illne

    New OSHA Standard Aimed at Preventing Atlanta Workplace Illne
    Workplace exposure to toxins and chemicals is extremely dangerous for workers. Exposure to hazardous items on-the-job could result in a worker getting very sick, sometimes with terminal illnesses. A worker who gets sick should pursue a…
  • Apr 12

    Could Criminal Charges Prevent Atlanta Workplace Safety Violations?

    Could Criminal Charges Prevent Atlanta Workplace Safety Violations?
    It is relatively rare for an executive to face criminal prosecution for workplace safety violations, even when workers are badly hurt or die due to the safety lapse. Although it is unusual, it does occur sometimes. Recently, the CEO of a coal…
  • Mar 20

    Top Challenges Workers Face in Getting Atlanta Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Top Challenges Workers Face in Getting Atlanta Workers’ Comp Benefit
    Georgia laws impose requirements on virtually all employers to buy workers’ comp insurance to cover their employees. The purpose of this requirement is so a worker who gets hurt while performing work duties won’t face financial…
Rank this Week: 1989

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Suing the Government for Texas Road Construction Accident

    Suing the Government for Texas Road Construction Accident
    In Texas Department of Transportation v. Brown, the plaintiff was driving on Hwy 82, in an area that was a construction zone, when she crashed into an unmarked machine parked in the right-hand lane. Later, she would claim that the barricade…
  • Apr 10

    Injuries Sustained Due to Property of a Texas University

    Injuries Sustained Due to Property of a Texas University
    In The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Munoz, the plaintiff was hurt by heavy equipment on which he worked near property owned by the university. Employed by Universal Controls, Inc. (UCI), he was an electrician. UCI…
  • Apr 10

    Sufficiency of Evidence to Recover Lost Tuition After Texas Car Accident

    Sufficiency of Evidence to Recover Lost Tuition After Texas Car Accident
    In Rizzuti v. Smith, an appellate court considered whether there was enough evidence to support the jury’s awards related to a plaintiff’s medical expenses and loss of a college tuition payment. The case arose when the defendant…
Rank this Week: 3787

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: 3554

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: 1333

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case?

    What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case?
    The post What Should I Expect At The End Of My Chapter 13 Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 25

    What Is A Form 28C In A North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What Is A Form 28C In A North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    Form 28C in regards to workers’ compensation is entitled “Report of Employer or Carrier/Administrator of Compensation and Medical Compensation Paid Pursuant To a Compromise Settlement Agreement”.  Try saying that three…
  • Feb 21

    Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case

    Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case
    The post Steps to File a Motion to Incur Debt in a Bankruptcy Case appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4690

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4054

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Mar 12

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know

    Mental Illness: 10 Things you May Not Know
    Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans suffer from a mental disorder? That’s approximately 57.7 million people ages 18 and older. The month of May has been designated to observe mental disorders, and we have been doing so since 1949. Every…
  • Mar 12

    Too Many Bathroom Breaks Can Lead To Disability Benefit

    Too Many Bathroom Breaks Can Lead To Disability Benefit
    Recently, a company based in Chicago has been criticized for their bathroom breaks. WaterSaver Faucet Company installed swipe card systems on bathrooms located off the factory floor. The company says this was in response to several of their…
  • Mar 12

    Too Many Bathroom Breaks Can Lead To Disability Benefit

    Too Many Bathroom Breaks Can Lead To Disability Benefit
     Recently, a company based in Chicago has been criticized for their bathroom breaks. WaterSaver Faucet Company installed swipe card systems on bathrooms located off the factory floor. The company says this was in response to several of…
Rank this Week: 1579

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: 3021

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

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

    Nurses On Last Line of Defense in Catching Medication Error

    Nurses On Last Line of Defense in Catching Medication Error
    The Chicago medical malpractice attorneys of Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers frequently handle cases involving complications that have arisen due to medication errors. While the causes for these errors can vary greatly, one thing remains…
  • Feb 19

    Traffic Fatalities Show No Signs of Declining in 2015

    Traffic Fatalities Show No Signs of Declining in 2015
    Data gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is showing a sharp rise in fatalities for 2015 despite efforts to raise awareness to safety concerns and promote technologies that are designed to reduce drivers’…
  • Feb 17

    Allegations of Untreated Pressure Sores Made in Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit

    Allegations of Untreated Pressure Sores Made in Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit
    The daughter of a woman who died of complications linked to numerous pressure sores is suing the nursing facility charged with providing the victim’s care. Manor Care has been the subject of multiple lawsuits in recent years and many of…
Rank this Week: 1664

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Feb 2

    Port of Tacoma

    Port of Tacoma
    Just saw a super cool aerial video of the Port of Tacoma at the ILWU 23 Home page. http://www.ilwulocal23.org The fly over of the cranes is pretty spectacular. I represent workers who are injured at the Port, so sometimes I forget it can be a…
Rank this Week: 1954

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: 4334

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: 3526

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: 1704

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: 1683

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: 1963

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.
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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: 1576

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: 2329

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: 2565

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: 3826

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: 1568

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3905

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: 4529

Workers Comp Insider

Workers Comp Insider

Covers workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance webtools and technology. By Lynch Ryan.

http://www.workerscompinsider.com/
  • May 21

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review
    We're just a few short days away from Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It's also the tail end of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month so our prescription is to get your fill of…
  • May 20

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp

    NCCI "State of the Line" for Work Comp
    At its Annual Issues symposium held last week, NCCI offered it's State of the Line, an overview of the health of the work comp industry. The press release NCCI offers a summary:Calm Now ... But Turbulence Ahead Outlook for Workers…
  • May 8

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review

    The Grumpy Cat Edition of Health Wonk Review
    You'd think with spring in the air, everyone would be in a better mood, but apparently not. Steve Anderson found there is "a general vibe of grumpiness out there in the health policy blogosphere" and he taps into it to bring you the…
Rank this Week: 2024

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Covers news, cases, statutes, and trends in Georgia workers' compensation law. By Bader Law Firm.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompblog.com/
  • May 14

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured
     On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 a freight train collided with a MARTA bus after a safety mechanism at the railroad crossing malfunctioned. Authorities are investigating as to what caused this.  5 passengers were injured as well as the…
  • May 6

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia
    Unsafe scaffolding spotted by health and safety inspectors who were driving by a suburban Atlanta construction site led to $125,000 in proposed penalties against five contractors, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Apr 2

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure
     The Georgia Senate has passed a bill meant to tighten the exclusive-remedy portion of the state’s workers’ compensation law, sending the measure on a track to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk. The Senate passed House Bill 412…
Rank this Week: 4173

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: 4818

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: 4735

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers workers compensation and personal injury law. By Michael J. Sudekum.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion
    On December 22, 2014, the JPML ("Joint Panel on Multi-district Litigation") established a MDL in the US District Court of Kansas (Kansas City) for all federal lawsuits. The court's website summarizes the case as, "These cases concern the…
  • Jan 18

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion

    GMO Corn Lawsuits; Potential Loss For U.S. Farmers Reaches Billion
    On December 22, 2014, the JPML (“Joint Panel on Multi-district Litigation”) established a MDL in the US District Court of Kansas (Kansas City) for all federal lawsuits. The court’s website summarizes the case as,…
  • Jun 25

    Is it legal for a city to ban adults from texting and driving?

    Is it legal for a city to ban adults from texting and driving?
    Some cities think so. Some cities think not. While Missouri law prohibits drivers under 21 from texting and driving, an adult over the age of 21 is free to text, drive and be distracted on the road. Not satisfied with this result, three…
Rank this Week: 3268