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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: 4539

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: 4611

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: 4622

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: 4627

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: 4660

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

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: 4646

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: 4689

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/
  • May 25

    Safety tips for all during National Bike Month and beyond

    Safety tips for all during National Bike Month and beyond
    Each May, the League of American Bicyclist reminds us all during National Bike Month of the many, many benefits of bicycling, and encourage more of us to give biking a try. “National Bike Month is an opportunity to…
  • May 18

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva

    The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva
    On the night of May 7, 2013, David Sal Silva fell asleep in front of a home in east Bakersfield, across from Kern Medical Center. Several law enforcement officers arrived on scene and proceeded to use unreasonable and excessive force in…
  • May 11

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Beatriz Trejo leads local group advocating for injured worker
    The California Applicants’ Attorneys Association is “the most powerful, and most knowledgeable legal voice for the injured workers of California,” serving the state’s injured workers since…
Rank this Week: 4754

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: 4751

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
  • Mar 30

    Will The New York Times Article Impact The NFL Concussion Litigation?

    Will The New York Times Article Impact The NFL Concussion Litigation?
     On March 24, 2016, Alan Schwarz of the New York Times wrote a revealing article outlining the actions the NFL took to manipulate the opinions of neurologists they retained to study the effect of concussions and the health risks related…
  • Jan 5

    Independent Medical Examinations (IME) in Massachusetts Workers Compensation Claim

    Independent Medical Examinations (IME) in Massachusetts Workers Compensation Claim
    Injured workers in Massachusetts who are eligible for Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation benefits may be required by the insurance company and/or their employer to submit to an examination by a registered physician.  This…
Rank this Week: 4788

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 9

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina

    Texting and Driving in North Carolina and South Carolina
    According to the Harvard T.H. Chan Center for Public Health, in 2011, 3,331 people lost their lives and 387,000 suffered injuries in crashes involving a distracted driver. According to the Greensboro News & Record, in 2013 law…
  • Apr 8

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte

    Cómo Presentar un caso de reclamo pequeño en el Condado de Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Carolina del Norte
    La mayoría de los abogados de lesiones personales no aceptará un caso de accidente en el cual el valor total de los daños y perjuicios sea menor de $5,000.00 dolares. Su caso se considera pequeño si el importe…
  • Apr 7

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

    How to File a Small Claims Case in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    Most personal injury attorneys will not accept a “small dollar value” car accident case. Your case is considered small if the total amount of your property damage is less than $2,000.00, and if you do not have any physical…
Rank this Week: 4771

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: 4813

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: 4840

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: 4851

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4876

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: 4885

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: 4874

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: 4905

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: 4875

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4941

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: 4939

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: 4962

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: 4968