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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

    The Danger of Chemical Exposure in the Workplace
    Chemical exposure is a serious risk that many workers face on a daily basis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, exposure to harmful substances or environments is among the five most common causes of workplace fatalities. Nearly…
  • Jan 26

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim

    What To Do When Your Employer Is Uncooperative with Workers’ Comp Claim
    You’ve been injured on the job. Maybe you were hurt on a construction site or you slipped on a wet floor at the hospital. Whatever happened, you reported the incident to your manager right away, you saw a doctor who had been…
  • Jan 20

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace

    What Every Employee Should Know about TBIs in the Workplace
    While you might not think about it until it happens to you, employees in all occupations and across all industries face potential risks for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). From slipping on a wet floor at the office to being involved in an…
Rank this Week: 4595

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: 4596

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: 4628

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/
  • Feb 2

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident

    Tips On Reporting a Car Accident
    Properly reporting a car accident can make all the difference in collecting on insurance claims and receiving compensation for injuries. If the right information does not reach the right desks within the proper timeframes, victims of other…
  • Jan 15

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?

    How Does Workers’ Compensation Influence Social Security?
    Receiving workers’ compensation benefits will decrease any Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments you are approved to receive. This goes for both monthly workers’ comp payments and lump sum settlements. The Social…
  • Jan 5

    What Is an Intentional Tort?

    What Is an Intentional Tort?
    An intentional tort occurs when someone means to cause you harm and succeeds in doing so. In legalese, a “tort” is any injury or loss affecting your physical health, emotional well-being, finances or reputation that can be…
Rank this Week: 4649

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/
  • Dec 24

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney
    Unfortunately injuries at day care centers are common. Though you most likely did extensive research on the facility you chose, negligence and improper training are things you can’t control. Day Care Release Forms Don’t Prevent…
  • Oct 20

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1
    According to the Oklahoma Child Death Review Board, 69 children died in traffic-related deaths last year. Nearly half were not properly restrained with seat belts or car seats. Of the 6,000 children that were involved in collisions, 607 of…
  • Sep 24

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma
    On September 30th, 2015, the case of Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments will be heard before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The outcome of this hearing could determine the future of workers’ compensation laws in Oklahoma, for better or…
Rank this Week: 4640

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: 4650

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: 4704

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: 4739

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: 4781

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/
  • Feb 3

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer

    Partners David Cohn, James Yoro named as 2016 Southern California Super Lawyer
    David Cohn and James Yoro, partners with the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, have been named Super Lawyers by Southern California’s Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the fifth year straight that Cohn has…
  • Jan 27

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield

    New Year brings new laws to streets of Bakersfield
    The New Year bring new beginnings, but it also brings new laws in California, including many that affect those driving on Kern County’s roadways. Chain | Cohn | Stiles consistently stresses safety on the…
  • Jan 20

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile
    The Bakersfield-based injury and workers’ compensation* law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles has welcomed a new attorney to its team. Felicia Schoepfer-Altmiller has joined the personal injury department as an associate attorney, where…
Rank this Week: 4774

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: 4778

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace

    Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claims for Exposure to Lead in the Workplace
    Lead is a dangerous toxin which can cause lead poisoning, long-term brain damage, impaired kidney function, impotency, damage to the nervous system, digestive issues, anemia, high blood pressure, muscle coordination problems, vision problems,…
  • Jan 21

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site

    Steps to Effective Fall Prevention on Atlanta Construction Site
    Construction workers face elevated risks of death and injury on-the-job.  There are four primary causes of death on construction sites, which the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refers to as the Fatal Four.…
  • Jan 14

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim

    Don’t Let an Employer Use These Excuses to Deny Your Atlanta Workers’ Comp Claim
    Work injuries can be expensive, and can permanently affect your earning power. When you incur medical bills and your income is lost or reduced, it can be very stressful. Workers’ compensation laws are intended to remove this…
Rank this Week: 4842

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 26

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience

    Jo Ann Hoffman, Esquire Early Stock Market Experience
    In yesterday’s blog we referenced Attorney Hoffman’s early experience in successfully picking stocks to invest in.  Below is the Money Magazine’s article from September 10, 1984 and the IBD Special Report from June 29,…
  • Jan 25

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment

    The Price of Oil Must be Set to Save Your Retirement Investment
    If you review the graph at the bottom of this article you will see that as the price of oil goes so goes your investments. My solution is to stabilize the stock market and global economies by having the U.S.  set the…
Rank this Week: 4809

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4819

South Florida Workers'…

South Florida Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By The Hoffman Firm.

http://www.southfloridaworkerscompensationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 2

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April

    Florida Supreme Court Decision to be made in April
    The article Florida High Court set to hear Constitutional Challenge to Worker’s Comp, discusses an important worker’s compensation issue that will be heard in April and that can change the workers compensation system if ruled in…
  • Jan 20

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage

    Injury at the Workplace: Collecting Lost Wage
    It is a Monday afternoon and you are at work completing your usual tasks. You are walking back from using the copy machine and trip on a loose rug and are rushed to the hospital. At the hospital you are told that you will not be able to work…
  • Dec 23

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost

    Florida Appellate Court Overturns JCC’s Order Denying Stipulation Paying Injured Employee’s Cost
    In Gobel v. American Airlines, a Florida employee filed a claim for benefits after suffering injuries while on the job, and the claim was eventually granted. Next, the parties submitted a joint stipulation to the Judge of Compensation…
Rank this Week: 4866

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    OSHA May Soon Be Better Able to Prevent Atlanta Work Injurie

    OSHA May Soon Be Better Able to Prevent Atlanta Work Injurie
    When employers violate safety regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this creates an increased risk of catastrophic workplace injuries in Atlanta. Although injuries can happen even when no…
  • Jan 23

    Lead Exposure and Atlanta Workplace Illness Claim

    Lead Exposure and Atlanta Workplace Illness Claim
    Until the late 1970s and early 1980s, lead was a common ingredient in paint, plumbing, and many other household items. Even after the public and experts became more aware of the dangers of lead, the substance continued to be used in…
  • Dec 20

    Prosecutions to Increase For Creating an Unsafe Work Environment in Atlanta

    Prosecutions to Increase For Creating an Unsafe Work Environment in Atlanta
    Recently, we wrote about increasing OSHA fines for workplace safety violations. The goal of higher fines is to make sure the fines actually act as a deterrent to discourage employers from allowing worker safety violations to persist.…
Rank this Week: 4867

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Jan 4

    Licencia Enfermedad Puerto Rico: Cambios reciente

    Licencia Enfermedad Puerto Rico: Cambios reciente
    La ley que regula la licencia por enfermedad en Puerto Rico cambió. El Gobernador recién convirtió en ley un proyecto que permitirá que los trabajadores – en empresas con 16 empleados o más- que puedan…
  • Sep 27

    Repugnantes los costos operacionales del Fondo

    Repugnantes los costos operacionales del Fondo
    Recientemente una empresa intentó apelar una decisión del Fondo (Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado) mediante la cual le impusieron un 30% de aumento en la prima en penalidad por haber aumentado su…
  • Jul 26

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA

    Veredicto Seis Millones Caso Ley ADA
    Una trabajadora del Municipio de Aguadilla demandó en el tribunal federal al Municipio bajo la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans With Disabilities Act o Ley ADA, siglas en inglés) y la contra-parte local…
Rank this Week: 4910

Mottaz Law Blog

Mottaz Law Blog

Covers Minnesota workers' compensation laws.

http://mottazlaw.com/workers-comp-lawyer-blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 1

    Finding the right Minnesota workers’ compensation attorney

    Finding the right Minnesota workers’ compensation attorney
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers Another lawyer and I recently had a conversation about how people find attorneys. He was quite surprised to hear how many people used the internet to find an attorney.  He said,…
  • Sep 30

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?

    Do I need a Work Comp Lawyer?
    Law Office of Thomas Mottaz work injury lawyers In most circumstances, you first need to speak with a lawyer to go over the facts of your case to determine whether or not you need to retain a lawyer to represent you.  Our office, offers…
Rank this Week: 4909

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/
  • Feb 2

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule

    MSHA Implements Phase II of Respirable Dust Rule
    On February 1, 2016, Phase II of MSHA’s respirable dust rule went into effect.  It requires mine operators: To use continuous personal dust monitors (CPDMs) to monitor underground coal mine occupations exposed to the highest…
  • Jan 26

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule

    MSHA touts favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied a challenge brought by two separate groups representing the coal industry to the final rule Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous…
  • Jan 21

    Three coal mining deaths in 19 days are ‘troubling,’ says MSHA chief

    Three coal mining deaths in 19 days are ‘troubling,’ says MSHA chief
    The year of 2016 is not off to a good start in terms of fatalities in the coal mining industry.  MSHA head Joe Main released a statement on January 20, 2016 stating: “In just the first three weeks of 2016, and after the safest year…
Rank this Week: 4948

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: 4979