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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/
  • May 4

    Contract Workers in Oklahoma: Pursuing Compensation for Your Work-Related Injury

    Contract Workers in Oklahoma: Pursuing Compensation for Your Work-Related Injury
    Steven Broom was laying pipe while working on a high school stadium when a trench collapsed, burying him up to his neck in dirt. By the time he was rescued, Broom was severely hurt with rib fractures, collapsed lungs and other injuries. When…
  • May 4

    What is Pain and Suffering?

    What is Pain and Suffering?
    Pain and suffering is a legal term that includes injuries you may have experienced as the result of an accident. The term is used to address physical pain, but it also includes mental injuries, like grief, worry, insomnia, fear and loss of…
  • Mar 17

    Navigating the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Proce

    Navigating the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Proce
    Especially since the Employee Injury Benefit Act went into effect, the Oklahoma workers’ compensation laws are a bit confusing to understand. We put together this infographic based on the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission…
Rank this Week: 4522

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • May 3

    How to File a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim

    How to File a WEAR and TEAR™ Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Some Work-Related Injuries Are Sudden When many New Jersey workers hear the term “work-related injury,” they naturally contemplate a sudden, traumatic incident – falling from a ladder, cutting a finger with a circular saw,…
  • Apr 27

    Parking Lots – Are They Considered Part of the Employer’s Premises?

    Parking Lots – Are They Considered Part of the Employer’s Premises?
    For some New Jersey employees, the last few steps before reaching the employer’s actual premises can be quite dangerous. With cracked or irregular pavement, as well as ice and snow, parking lots and sidewalks near the office, retail…
  • Apr 11

    Are My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?

    Are My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Taxable?
    While most forms of income are subject to tax by both the New Jersey Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), workers’ compensation benefits are one important exception to this general rule. As a result, in the vast majority of…
Rank this Week: 4586

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: 4617

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: 4662

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: 4664

Workers Compensation Blog

Workers Compensation Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers compensation law. By Norfleet and Lafferty, LLC.

http://www.workers-compensation-blog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form

    Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Denial Form
    This video blog explains the Workers Compensation Denial Form an injured worker may receive if the employer or insurer is denying their claim. Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on…
  • Jun 30

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania

    3 Things to do if you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania
    This video blog explains three steps injured workers should take if they are hurt on the job.   Francis J. Lafferty, IV, is a Partner with Norfleet & Lafferty, LLC. He focuses his practice on workers’ compensation cases. It is…
  • Jun 23

    Hip Replacement Testimonial

    Hip Replacement Testimonial
    Attorney Francis J. Lafferty, IV, discusses the case of a young mother that needed hip replacement surgery.
Rank this Week: 4658

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 4669

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/
  • Apr 14

    Plaintiff Prevails on Appeal in California Personal Injury Case

    Plaintiff Prevails on Appeal in California Personal Injury Case
    In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment order entered by the trial court against the plaintiff, thereby allowing the plaintiff to proceed with his personal injury action against a cable company. In…
  • Apr 13

    California Court of Appeals Strikes Nonrelative Resident Exclusion Provision in Car Accident Case

    California Court of Appeals Strikes Nonrelative Resident Exclusion Provision in Car Accident Case
    A California Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether a nonrelative resident exclusion provision in an insurance policy should be upheld or struck as contrary to public policy. In Mercury Casualty Company v. Chu, the driver and his…
  • Mar 8

    California Court Rules that Injured Victims May Sue City After Pedestrian Accident

    California Court Rules that Injured Victims May Sue City After Pedestrian Accident
    A California Appeals Court has held that the victims of a pedestrian accident may proceed with their personal injury case against the city. In Castro v. City of Thousand Oaks, 192 Cal. Rptr. 3d 376 (Cal. App. 4th 2015), the plaintiffs had…
Rank this Week: 4668

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 4774

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: 4795

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: 4790

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 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…
  • Apr 27

    Forklift worker shot and killed by co-worker is entitled only to workers comp benefit

    Forklift worker shot and killed by co-worker is entitled only to workers comp benefit
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has held that when a temp worker is randomly shot and killed by another temp worker at the employer’s facility, Georgia’s exclusive remedy provision of the workers compensation act applies.  This…
  • Apr 21

    Georgia Court of Appeal holds that lay witness may offer opinions about whether a driver is intoxicated.   

    Georgia Court of Appeal holds that lay witness may offer opinions about whether a driver is intoxicated.   
    The plaintiff in this case was driving in her lane when the defendant was driving toward plaintiff coming from the opposite direction.  There were several witnesses who observed the defendant driving in an erratic manner.  For…
Rank this Week: 4832

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: 4823

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4847

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4841

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 2

    Alabama’s Highway Of Death?

    Alabama’s Highway Of Death?
        Earlier this year, al.com posted an article titled “Alabama’s ‘highway to hell’ ranked among worst in world.” The article discusses a list of the most dangerous roads in the world. The list of…
  • Apr 25

    Update: Truck Driver Fatigue

    Update: Truck Driver Fatigue
    In a February post, I discussed the dangerous issue of truck driver fatigue. Many people know the story of comedian Tracy Morgan who suffered a brain injury in a crash caused by a severely fatigued truck driver. I’ve written about that…
  • Apr 18

    Can Traumatic Brain Injury Victims Suffer Lasting Problems With Decision-Making And Judgment?

    Can Traumatic Brain Injury Victims Suffer Lasting Problems With Decision-Making And Judgment?
    People suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI) can appear normal. TBI victims may look perfectly fine. That’s why this condition is often called the “invisible injury.” Because TBI victims can look fine on the outside, these…
Rank this Week: 4882

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/
  • Apr 28

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!

    A BIG WIN FOR THE INJURED WORKERS!
    Today the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Castellanos v Next Door Company SC 13-2082 declared Florida Statute 440.34 unconstitutional as it denied right to the courts.  This is a victory for the injured workers as the attorneys can…
  • Apr 11

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case

    Drunk Drivers, Car Accidents, 786.125 and Your Case
    An important decision regarding a business’ duty to prevent over serving has been released by the 4th District Court of Appeal in the case of Stephanie De La Torre, Humberto Miranda and Carla Gallardo, Appellants, vs. Flanigan’s…
  • Jan 27

    Is your treatment medically necessary?

    Is your treatment medically necessary?
    As we know, the law requires that a medical benefit which includes, but is not limited to, the treatment, a device or an aid be medically necessary.  In order to award that benefit, the test is whether it is medically…
Rank this Week: 4914

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: 4916

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 16

    Empleados exentos en peligro de extinción

    Empleados exentos en peligro de extinción
    Como ya muchos saben, el año pasado el Departamento del Trabajo Federal propuso cambiar la manera en que se definen los empleados exentos bajo la Ley de Normas Razonables de Trabajo  (FLSA siendo sus siglas en…
  • Mar 14

    Por represalias la mayoría de los casos de discrimen

    Por represalias la mayoría de los casos de discrimen
    La Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (“EEOC” por sus siglas en Inglés)  publicó un detalle de los 89,385 cargos de discrimen en el empleo  presentados en la agencia durante el…
  • Feb 29

    Rankings Escuelas Derecho en Puerto Rico

    Rankings Escuelas Derecho en Puerto Rico
    Un portal de internet clasifica las tres escuelas de derecho en Puerto Rico asignándoles una numeración.  No salimos bien: De acuerdo a la información de StartClass los rankings  de las tres…
Rank this Week: 4920

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
  • Mar 13

    Collecting Rehabilitation Cost

    Collecting Rehabilitation Cost
    Have you been injured at the workplace? Have you been released from the hospital but have months of rehabilitation ahead of you? You are worried of how you are going to pay for it. But what you don’t know is that after filing a workers…
  • Feb 21

    Diabetes and its affect on your workers compensation claim

    Diabetes and its affect on your workers compensation claim
    Do you have a health condition such as diabetes? Do you know this can impact your settlement for your workers compensation claim? The question the court will have to determine is how much of the employees injury was due to him having diabetes…
  • Feb 12

    How to settle a case?

    How to settle a case?
    You have been through the workers compensation process and now want to settle with the insurance company. Whether you have hired an attorney or have been going through the process alone, there is some important information to know when going…
Rank this Week: 4876

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: 4879

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
  • May 4

    NOPD Seeks Assault Suspect

    NOPD Seeks Assault Suspect
    New Orleans police are looking for two suspects in a kidnapping and sexual assault case in the city’s historic French quarter. Local TV affiliate WWLTV released sketches and details of the subjects March 20. These despicable types of…
  • May 4

    18 Wheeler Overturns off I-10

    18 Wheeler Overturns off I-10
    New reports and photos from April 9 Times-Picayune online report provide yet another example of how heavy vehicle accidents affect traffic on local highways. Photos from the newspaper show an 18 wheeler truck overturned off of route I-10…
  • May 4

    Levee Review Leads to Questions on Evacuation Risk in NOLA

    Levee Review Leads to Questions on Evacuation Risk in NOLA
    A new review of New Orleans area levee systems considers millions of dollars put in place for infrastructure improvements, but also ask questions about whether the systems and protocols in place go far enough to protect evacuation routes for…
Rank this Week: 4930

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: 4923

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: 4972

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: 4967