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Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    FDA approves first blood test to evaluate concussions in adult

    FDA approves first blood test to evaluate concussions in adult
    Medical providers will have a new tool to diagnose concussions since as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first blood test to evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly called a concussion, in…
  • Feb 16

    Defense Employer Ordered to Pay Medical for Lung Disease Caused by Burn Pit Exposure

    Defense Employer Ordered to Pay Medical for Lung Disease Caused by Burn Pit Exposure
    In a decision that will have significant impact on potentially thousands of injured workers, a Court has ruled that a private military contractor for the US Defense Department during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts is responsible for the…
  • Feb 9

    Congressman Pallone Asks FDA to Investigate Cosmetic Products Containing Asbesto

    Congressman Pallone Asks FDA to Investigate Cosmetic Products Containing Asbesto
    Standing outside a Claire’s Store in Sea Girt, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate Claire’s Stores, Inc., and Justice Retail following reports that tremolite…
Rank this Week: 142

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 19

    The Insurance Company is Questioning My Injuries – What Should I Do?

    The Insurance Company is Questioning My Injuries – What Should I Do?
    The Missouri Workers Compensation system is not your friend. When you are hurt on the job, you are entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. This insurance is mandatory in the state of Missouri. It is a policy that a business…
  • Feb 17

    Reckless Behavior at Work Can Hurt You in More Ways than One

    Reckless Behavior at Work Can Hurt You in More Ways than One
    If you were engaging in risky behaviors or horseplay and were injured as a result, you may not be eligible. Workers’ compensation is a kind of insurance that companies and businesses in Missouri are mandated to carry in the event that…
  • Feb 15

    Who Pays if Your Injury at Work Was Your Fault?

    Who Pays if Your Injury at Work Was Your Fault?
    Unlike personal injury suits, workers’ compensation eligibility isn’t dependent on who is at fault. Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory in Missouri for businesses and companies to have. It is insurance that is…
Rank this Week: 236

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    Why Single Out Long Island Iced Tea After a Drunk Driving Accident?

    Why Single Out Long Island Iced Tea After a Drunk Driving Accident?
    Recently, I read a news account of the death of Timothy Boykin, 46, an Austin motorist who was killed when a drunk driver allegedly struck his moped. The part that jumped out at me was that the news account reported that the alleged drunk…
  • Feb 15

    Positive Train Control: What Use is an Inactive or Absent Safety Feature?

    Positive Train Control: What Use is an Inactive or Absent Safety Feature?
    The past few months have certainly not been good for trains. Multiple high-profile wrecks–three in as many months–have brought the public’s gimlet eye down upon Amtrak, one of the most recognizable names in train…
  • Feb 12

    Is There Any Way a Truck Driver Isn’t Responsible for a Detached Trailer?

    Is There Any Way a Truck Driver Isn’t Responsible for a Detached Trailer?
    One of the most dangerous categories of truck accidents is when the trailer becomes detached from the truck. When this happens, it instantly places the equivalent of a multi-ton boulder in the path of every other vehicle on the road. Even…
Rank this Week: 246

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 466

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    OSHA investigates construction worker’s sewer pipe death

    OSHA investigates construction worker’s sewer pipe death
    A construction worker died on the job after firefighters failed to rescue him from a sewer pipe in Streamwood, Illinois. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the man’s death. Brett Morrow, 22, was…
  • Feb 9

    Teen accused of having meth in his system during fatal motorcycle crash

    Teen accused of having meth in his system during fatal motorcycle crash
    A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a teenager from Naperville, Illinois, allegedly hit her as she was traveling through an intersection. Prosecutors accused the 17-year-old boy of having methamphetamine in his body when the accident…
  • Feb 2

    Four killed in truck accident on Illinois interstate

    Four killed in truck accident on Illinois interstate
    Four women were killed after a tractor-trailer rammed into seven vehicles on Interstate-55 in Illinois. The victims ranged in age from 17 to 20. Twelve other people were injured in the accident. Illinois police identified the truck driver as…
Rank this Week: 406

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 498

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Feb 21

    Reduce Costs via Workers’ Comp Litigation Management

    Reduce Costs via Workers’ Comp Litigation Management
    Effectivity monitoring and handling litigation costs is an important role for each member of the claims management team.  This is because once a matter is placed into litigation, a level of uncertainty arises.  This not only…
  • Feb 20

    The Path to Engaging a Structured Settlement Consultant

    The Path to Engaging a Structured Settlement Consultant
    Legacy claims that have been sitting on the books for months, years or even decades can add up to major headaches and expenditures for workers’ compensation payers. Despite all attempts to close them, the injured worker involved just…
  • Feb 19

    4 Steps to Transporting Injured Worker After Injury: A Little Planning For a Lot of Impact

    4 Steps to Transporting Injured Worker After Injury: A Little Planning For a Lot of Impact
    Hey, there. Michael Stack here, CEO of AMAXX. So it was about two months ago now that my wife and I made a fairly life altering decision when we decided to homeschool our four young children. So we have a seven year old that’s in second…
Rank this Week: 622

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Feb 21

    Making Sense of Causation in Mixed Motives Case

    Making Sense of Causation in Mixed Motives Case
    Andrew Verstein, The Jurisprudence of Mixed Motives, 127 Yale L.J. (forthcoming), available at SSRN. Martin J. Katz To say that the law of causation in mixed motives cases is a mess would be an understatement, as Andrew Verstein highlights in…
  • Feb 20

    Expressivism, Corrective Justice, and Civil Recourse

    Expressivism, Corrective Justice, and Civil Recourse
    Scott Hershovitz, Treating Wrongs as Wrongs: An Expressive Argument for Tort Law, 10 J. Tort L. 1 (2017), available at SSRN. Benjamin C. Zipursky With clear examples, incisive and sweeping philosophical argumentation, and an engaging prosaic…
  • Feb 20

    Expressivism, Corrective Justice, and Civil Recourse

    Expressivism, Corrective Justice, and Civil Recourse
    Scott Hershovitz, Treating Wrongs as Wrongs: An Expressive Argument for Tort Law, 10 J. Tort L. 1 (2017), available at SSRN. Benjamin C. Zipursky With clear examples, incisive and sweeping philosophical argumentation, and an engaging prosaic…
Rank this Week: 539

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: 753

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 715

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 794

Law Offices of Francis J. Discipio…

Law Offices of Francis J. Discipio Blog

Covers Illinois workers compensation law.

http://discipiolaw.com/illinoisworkerscompensation/
  • Feb 14

    5 Common Reasons Workers’ Comp Claims Are Denied

    5 Common Reasons Workers’ Comp Claims Are Denied
    If you have been injured on the job, you are likely filing for workers’ compensation. Although workers’ compensation claims are often approved, denials do arise for a variety of reasons. By understanding the common reasons…
  • Jan 31

    Why Following Doctor’s Orders is Important for Your Workers’ Comp Case

    Why Following Doctor’s Orders is Important for Your Workers’ Comp Case
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, employees who are hurt on the job are eligible to receive medical and wage loss benefits. However, these benefits are not automatic—there are certain rules that injured employees…
  • Jan 18

    5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer for a Workers’ Compensation Case

    5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer for a Workers’ Compensation Case
    If you sustain an injury while at work, you may face a great deal of stress. In addition to filling out paperwork for a workers’ compensation claim and trying to determine which benefits you may be qualified to receive, you may…
Rank this Week: 720

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 13

    What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

    What Medical Conditions Qualify for Long-Term Disability?
    The question “What medical conditions qualify for long-term disability?” has a general answer and a specific answer depending on which program or plan a person asks to recognize the condition as disabling. Speaking with an…
  • Jan 14

    What to Avoid When Hiring an Attorney in Ohio

    What to Avoid When Hiring an Attorney in Ohio
    Thousands of attorneys practice in Columbus, Ohio, and surrounding Franklin County. Making the wrong choice for you, your family, and your case is probably easier than finding the right lawyer who can deliver the best outcome while treating…
  • Jan 2

    I Need Help Understanding My Disability Insurance Contract

    I Need Help Understanding My Disability Insurance Contract
    If you need help understanding your disability insurance contract, join the club — the club that includes everyone who has ever tried to read a disability insurance contract. Insurance companies do not deserve all the blame for making…
Rank this Week: 738

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Can You Sue For Unplowed Roads After A Car Accident In Arkansa

    Can You Sue For Unplowed Roads After A Car Accident In Arkansa
    Winter weather often leads to car accidents from icy roads and snowy streets. When more than one car is involved in a car crash, you may be able to sue the other driver for your injuries. But if uncleared snow or unsalted roads caused the…
  • Feb 9

    What to Do After a Slip and Fall on an Icy Sidewalk in Fayetteville

    What to Do After a Slip and Fall on an Icy Sidewalk in Fayetteville
    Falling on an icy sidewalk or snowy footpath can be a serious problem. Especially for elderly or injured people, a fall of this type can cause severe injuries that require hospitalization and rehabilitation or result in long-lasting injuries.…
  • Feb 7

    The Statute Of Limitations On Construction Injury Cases In Arkansa

    The Statute Of Limitations On Construction Injury Cases In Arkansa
    Construction injuries have a few common ways they occur. Generally, either a construction worker is injured while working on a construction project, or someone passing by the site is injured from falling debris or other dangers. Either way,…
Rank this Week: 714

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/
  • Jan 16

    Appealing a Civil Service Disqualification video

    Appealing a Civil Service Disqualification video
    Here is a link to my powerpoint video describing the NYPD disqualification, FDNY disqualification, Department of Correction and other disqualification process. Contact me by calling 516-248-3494 or email me at kevin@sheerinlaw.com……
  • Dec 30

    What are the rights of disqualified NYPD Candidates?

    What are the rights of disqualified NYPD Candidates?
    DCAS is New York City’s personnel department.  DCAS has delegated the task of investigating applicants to the NYPD.  You can appeal your NYPD disqualification.  Applicants who are disqualified from appointment may…
  • Dec 13

    What are some of the reasons a candidate can receive an NYPD psych disqualification ?

    What are some of the reasons a candidate can receive an NYPD psych disqualification ?
    What can be expected in the NYPD psych testing process? The NYPD will give you a written exam consisting of hundreds of questions.  After the examination is scored you will be called to meet with a NYPD Psychological staff member for an…
Rank this Week: 798

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://huntlawoffice.com/nevada-workers-comp-law-blog/
  • Feb 23

    Cost of PPD increased

    Cost of PPD increased
    In most cases, it is the Insurer who is responsible for paying the cost of a Permanent Partial Disability exam. However, in some cases, the burden falls on the injured worker. Unfortunately, this burden just got a bit heavier for injured…
  • Feb 10

    What happens when your FCE is invalid?

    What happens when your FCE is invalid?
    An FCE is a Functional Capacity Evaluation that takes about 2-3 hours at a physical therapist’s office selected by the adjuster to help the treating doctor determine whether the injured worker should have permanent work…
  • Jan 11

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016
    Effective January 1, 2016, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been decreased significantly from 57.5 cents per mile to 54 cents per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC…
Rank this Week: 602

The QR Legal Blog

The QR Legal Blog

Features substantive, practice related articles, firm updates and legislative/legal alerts. By Quatrini Rafferty.

http://qrlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.
    Great to see QR attorney David S. DeRose featured in the Fall 2013 edition of the The Pittsburgh Foundation's FORUM newsletter.http://pittsburghfoundation.org/sites/default/files/FORUM%20Fall%202013.pdf
  • Oct 8

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...
    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...: by Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.   Are you exposed to bat droppings and bird manure in your workplace?  If so, you may be a at risk fo...
  • Sep 25

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Below are links to a three-part series on back pain and its treatment from the Pittsburgh Post…
Rank this Week: 552

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury and workers compensation. By Schultz & Myers.

http://www.the-missouri-accident-attorney.com/injury-lawyer-blog
  • May 24

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident
    53 year-old Marcus Dorsey was killed Thursday when his Pontiac was T-boned by another driver fleeing the scene of an accident. According to reports, the driver of a Ford Explorer had been involved in a minor traffic accident when he began to…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier. Since personal injury cases require…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier.
Rank this Week: 777

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Feb 20

    Employers: Don’t Cut Corners on Workers’ Compensation

    Employers: Don’t Cut Corners on Workers’ Compensation
    If you are an employer, you are undoubtedly familiar with high workers’ compensation rates.  As you strive to keep your overhead low and eke out a profit, it can feel like a burden to pay these rates.  It may be tempting to…
  • Feb 19

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Atlanta, Georgia

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Atlanta, Georgia
    All of us at the Ramos Law Firm are pleased to serve the great city of Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia is a sprawling metropolis famous for many things, including hosting the 1996 Olympics. The history of Atlanta is the story of the evolving South.…
  • Feb 19

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Buford, Georgia

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for Buford, Georgia
    Ramos Law Firm is happy to serve the people of Buford. With a population between 12,000 and 13,000, Buford, Georgia can easily be mistaken as a small town in the South. It lies on 17 square miles of land located largely in Gwinnett County,…
Rank this Week: 2978

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation, divorce, and criminal matters.

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Feb 20

    Client Efforts Can Help Save Money on Divorce

    Client Efforts Can Help Save Money on Divorce
    Legal fees can accumulate when you are going through your divorce. For each meeting you hold and legal action you request, your divorce attorney will add work hours to your bill. Attorneys are a necessary expense during a divorce…
  • Feb 17

    Suing a Third Party for a Workplace Injury

    Suing a Third Party for a Workplace Injury
    The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act was created in part so that injured workers would not need to file personal injury lawsuits against their employers. As long as the employer has workers’ compensation insurance, the employer…
  • Feb 14

    Winter Puts Pedestrians in Peril of Vehicle Accident

    Winter Puts Pedestrians in Peril of Vehicle Accident
    Pedestrians and drivers, alike, need to be aware of each other during winter weather. Each tends to focus on navigating snow and ice accumulations to avoid their own accidents. While distracted, they may not see each other until it…
Rank this Week: 2159

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • Feb 20

    THE THREE BIGGEST PROBLEMS WITH IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING

    THE THREE BIGGEST PROBLEMS WITH IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney I have worked as an estate planning attorney for many years. During this time, and after having assisted numerous estate planning clients, I have learned that there are really 3 problems…
  • Feb 15

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING BASICS

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING BASICS
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney When most people hear the term “estate planning” the first thing they think of is a Will. Perhaps this is because of movies and television shows where they have seen a will being…
  • Feb 15

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING BASICS

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING BASICS
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney When most people hear the term “estate planning” the first thing they think of is a Will. Perhaps this is because of movies and television shows where they have seen a will being…
Rank this Week: 2346

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

Covers New Jersey criminal law, family law and personal injury law.

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Facebook Live’s Connection to Crime

    Facebook Live’s Connection to Crime
    By Guest Blogger Attorney John F. Marchiano Facebook has changed the way we live, work and play, but it has also added a new dimension to crime. Facebook Live has been used to broadcast numerous acts of violence in real-time, leading to…
  • Feb 19

    Why Is It Illegal to Pump Your Own Gas in New Jersey?

    Why Is It Illegal to Pump Your Own Gas in New Jersey?
    The Garden State distinguishes itself from other states for a variety of reasons. If you aren’t a resident of New Jersey or really haven’t spent much time traveling through the state, then this example of uniqueness might surprise…
  • Feb 16

    Personal Injury Slip and Fall FAQ

    Personal Injury Slip and Fall FAQ
    By Guest Blogger Chris Foerster Did you end up hurt after slipping and falling at a local supermarket or on a neighbor’s property? Before you decide to take action, you might want to know your potential options. Below are some…
Rank this Week: 2156

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Woman Fleeing From Traffic Stop Crashes, Gets Arrested

    Woman Fleeing From Traffic Stop Crashes, Gets Arrested
    When it comes to fleeing from the police in any state, many people do it on what would have been a minor traffic infraction. At times it turns out that... Read more » The post Woman Fleeing From Traffic Stop Crashes, Gets Arrested…
  • Feb 19

    Fatal Accidents Up This Year In Georgia By 33%

    Fatal Accidents Up This Year In Georgia By 33%
    2017 showed only a slight decrease in the number of fatal crashes on Georgia roadways. In 2016, there were 1561 fatal crashes. 2017 only improved that number by 14 fewer... Read more » The post Fatal Accidents Up This Year In Georgia…
  • Feb 16

    Daimler And Volkswagen Announce New Recall

    Daimler And Volkswagen Announce New Recall
    It seems as though the Dieselgate Scandal just will not rest for Volkswagen. Just recently, news stories covered how most of the executives at the company will face no penalties... Read more » The post Daimler And Volkswagen Announce…
Rank this Week: 2782

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond…

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, family law and workers' compensation.

https://attorneys-illinois.com/kane-county-lawyer
  • Feb 20

    Calculating the Amount and Duration of Spousal Maintenance in Illinoi

    Calculating the Amount and Duration of Spousal Maintenance in Illinoi
    Calculating spousal maintenance (alimony) in Illinois can be somewhat complex. The amount of maintenance payments will be based on the incomes of both spouses, and the duration that these payments will last is based on the length of the…
  • Feb 13

    Understanding Illinois’ Statutory Guidelines for Spousal Maintenance

    Understanding Illinois’ Statutory Guidelines for Spousal Maintenance
    When a couple decides to end their marriage and get divorced, one spouse is often at a financial disadvantage. Whether this is because they have chosen to be a homemaker rather than pursue a career, or simply because they earn a smaller…
  • Feb 13

    Joint Income of $500,000 is a Cut-Off Line For Maintenance in Illinoi

    Joint Income of $500,000 is a Cut-Off Line For Maintenance in Illinoi
    When a couple decides to end their marriage and get divorced, one spouse is often at a financial disadvantage. Whether this is because they have chosen to be a homemaker rather than pursue a career, or simply because they earn a smaller…
Rank this Week: 2158

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Homeowner May Be Liable for Independent Contractor’s Fall from Roof

    Homeowner May Be Liable for Independent Contractor’s Fall from Roof
    Although Georgia workers are generally entitled to recover compensation from their employers for workplace injuries, whether independent contractors are entitled to Georgia workers’ compensation benefits can be tricky. In a recent case,…
  • Feb 12

    Court Finds Preexisting Condition Bars Employee’s Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Court Finds Preexisting Condition Bars Employee’s Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Some Georgia workers’ compensation claimants have difficulty proving a workers’ compensation claim if they have pre-existing conditions. In these cases, employers may argue that the pre-existing condition caused the injury rather…
  • Feb 5

    Employee Can’t Sue Employer for Unsafe Repair Due To Workers’ Compensation Act, Court Find

    Employee Can’t Sue Employer for Unsafe Repair Due To Workers’ Compensation Act, Court Find
    Georgia employees often are limited to pursuing compensation from an employee through the Georgia workers’ compensation act. However, in some cases, there are exceptions. In a recent workers’ compensation case, a plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 3477

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    How Complicated is the Insurance Claims Process?

    How Complicated is the Insurance Claims Process?
    If you have suffered a fire in your home, an injury on your property or have been injured in a car accident, you may need to deal with your insurance carrier. This can be daunting for most people, especially those who don’t have a…
  • Feb 15

    Sexual Assault and Civil Claim

    Sexual Assault and Civil Claim
    With the current conversation our society is having about sexual assault and sexual harassment, many people are becoming more aware of the dangers and the repercussions of sexual misconduct and crimes. If you are the survivor of a sexual…
  • Jan 31

    New Year New Job? Here’s How to Avoid Job Injurie

    New Year New Job? Here’s How to Avoid Job Injurie
    2018 may be your year for new career possibilities, and you may have a new job or be looking for a new position. A new workplace can be exciting and can put you on the path to greater earnings. However, it can also pose a number of new risks.…
Rank this Week: 4010

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
  • Feb 20

    Answers to Common Questions About the Unwanted Side-Effects of Some Medicine

    Answers to Common Questions About the Unwanted Side-Effects of Some Medicine
     So, you’ve taken a drug and experienced a side-effect. Most are minor and go away quickly. But others can be serious or fatal. As a result, we’ve put together the following questions and answers to help you understand your…
  • Feb 16

    What Should You Do If You’re Injured In A Car Accident?

    What Should You Do If You’re Injured In A Car Accident?
    When you or a loved one are involved in a car accident, the most important thing to do is get to safety and get medical care for any injuries. However, in the midst of scary and unexpected car accidents, many people may not know what other…
  • Feb 2

    Underdogs – The Philadelphia Eagles Theme Resonates for This Lawyer

    Underdogs – The Philadelphia Eagles Theme Resonates for This Lawyer
    By now, everyone has heard about the Philadelphia Eagles and their rise to football supremacy as underdogs – the team that no one respected. On Sunday, we’ll see if the Eagles prove just how underrated and disrespected they were…
Rank this Week: 2378

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

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

    Seminario para veteranos con miras a ser empresario

    Seminario para veteranos con miras a ser empresario
    Veteranos y miembros de la comunidad de las fuerzas armadas en Puerto Rico que estén explorando empezar o crecer un negocio, tienen a su disposición un seminario gratuito el jueves 22 de febrero de 10:00 AM a 12:30 PM  en…
  • Feb 2

    Se buscan lidere

    Se buscan lidere
      La Iniciativa de Líderes Emergentes de la SBA (Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa) es una serie de capacitación federal intensiva a nivel ejecutivo destinada a acelerar el crecimiento de…
  • Jan 31

    Salario mínimo de muchos estados siguen incrementando

    Salario mínimo de muchos estados siguen incrementando
    Aunque el salario mínimo a nivel federal se mantiene  en 7.25 dólares por hora desde el año 2009, muchos estados continúan elevado su salario mínimo;  contrario a Puerto Rico donde el salario…
Rank this Week: 2430

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
  • Feb 19

    California Court Awards Additional Costs After Party Rejects Settlement and Loses at Trial

    California Court Awards Additional Costs After Party Rejects Settlement and Loses at Trial
    In a recent California injury case, an appellate court ordered the losing parties to pay additional costs because they rejected a settlement offer before trial. In that case, two individuals died in a fire that occurred in a home they were…
  • Feb 16

    California Truck Accidents Caused by Equipment Failure

    California Truck Accidents Caused by Equipment Failure
    Semi-trucks are some of the largest vehicles on the road, weighing up to 80,000 pounds once fully loaded with cargo. Needless to say, given the size and weight of these trucks when loaded with cargo, semi-trucks pose a major danger to all…
  • Feb 12

    California Court Discusses Hotel’s Duty to Guest in Recent Personal Injury Case

    California Court Discusses Hotel’s Duty to Guest in Recent Personal Injury Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court issued a written opinion in a California premises liability case requiring the court to discuss under which circumstances a person who attempts to come to the aid of another person, but fails to help…
Rank this Week: 2809

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?
    If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your hands the first step you should take is contacting your doctor. Depending upon the severity you may want to consider going to the emergency room. Hand numbness could be a result of a very…
  • Feb 19

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?

    I have Numbness in my Hands, What Should I do?
    If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your hands the first step you should take is contacting your doctor. Depending upon the severity you may want to consider going to the emergency room. Hand numbness could be a result of a very…
  • Feb 14

    Are Your SSD Benefits Taxable?

    Are Your SSD Benefits Taxable?
    It’s that dreaded time of year again…tax season. For many of you, this year may be different than previous years. If you began receiving Social Security Disability benefits in 2017 you may be wondering if those benefits are…
Rank this Week: 4201

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 19

    Why Chicago Cyclists May Break the Law (To Stay Safe)

    Why Chicago Cyclists May Break the Law (To Stay Safe)
    Many bicyclists in the community fail to obey certain traffic laws. These cyclists just continue riding past stop signs, failing to come to a complete stop or will roll through red lights as though there are no oncoming vehicles. While they…
  • Feb 12

    Sexual Abuse Allegations Made Against Retired Glencoe Schoolteacher

    Sexual Abuse Allegations Made Against Retired Glencoe Schoolteacher
    Glencoe, Illinois – In 2017, two alumni of Glencoe Schools contacted Glencoe District 35 administrators to report individual cases of sexual abuse by a retired schoolteacher. Dave Stroud made an allegation claiming he was sexually…
  • Feb 5

    Distracted Pedestrians: A Significant Problem

    Distracted Pedestrians: A Significant Problem
    Crossing any street in America could increase your risk of severe injury or death. In March 2017, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a report showing 2016 as the deadliest year in two decades for pedestrians in the US.…
Rank this Week: 2729

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Social Security blog.

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up
    Eye injuries from BB guns, pellet guns, and paintball guns continue to rise each year. Most injury victims are children who experience serious eye injuries including blindness. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, thousands of…
  • Feb 5

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car
    Human drivers will no longer be necessary in the future thanks to advanced technology that enables Level-5 Autonomous Cars to take the wheel in all types of conditions. This new breed of vehicles is equipped with technology like LIDAR, image…
  • Jan 23

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic
    Physicians play a significant role in opioid abuse, addiction, and death by overprescribing painkillers and when injuries occur, they may be held liable for damages. The number of opioid overdoses has soared to record levels and the…
Rank this Week: 1969

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up
    Eye injuries from BB guns, pellet guns, and paintball guns continue to rise each year. Most injury victims are children who experience serious eye injuries including blindness. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, thousands of…
  • Feb 5

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car
    Human drivers will no longer be necessary in the future thanks to advanced technology that enables Level-5 Autonomous Cars to take the wheel in all types of conditions. This new breed of vehicles is equipped with technology like LIDAR, image…
  • Jan 23

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic
    Physicians play a significant role in opioid abuse, addiction, and death by overprescribing painkillers and when injuries occur, they may be held liable for damages. The number of opioid overdoses has soared to record levels and the…
Rank this Week: 1955

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Will Congress Require Safety Side Guards On Large Trucks?

    Will Congress Require Safety Side Guards On Large Trucks?
    We share our roads and highways with large commercial trucks on a daily basis. These large commercial trucks have rear guards to protect passenger cars. If you rear-end an eighteen-wheeler, you are protected from going under the back of the…
  • Feb 12

    Where Are The Real Injury Lawyers?

    Where Are The Real Injury Lawyers?
    I know — Lawyer advertisements are everywhere. Billboards. Television. Youtube. Those advertising lawyers all try to project confidence while asking for your case. “We got this” says a local Huntsville lawyer with new…
  • Feb 5

    The Curse Of Employer Controlled Medical Care

    The Curse Of Employer Controlled Medical Care
    If you have suffered a serious work-related injury, you may know the frustration. You report the accident. You ask for medical care. Then, your employer sends you to its “occupational” doctor. In Huntsville and many other…
Rank this Week: 2667

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: 4552

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Feb 19

    Wisconsin Workplace Deaths on the Rise

    Wisconsin Workplace Deaths on the Rise
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. There is a bad trend in Wisconsin: Deaths on the job are on the rise. Specifically, OSHA (on December 18, 2017) issued a release that there were five…
  • Feb 15

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Marshall Pottery, Inc., have reached a settlement agreement including a…
  • Feb 12

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Washington Post ran a feature story about “Work Campers” – senior citizens who live in campers and travel around for temporary…
Rank this Week: 3841

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Feb 19

    About the New, Larger Container Cranes Coming to the Port of Tacoma, WA

    About the New, Larger Container Cranes Coming to the Port of Tacoma, WA
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance released a video report about the four new super-post-Panamax container cranes, built in Shanghai by Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company Limited (ZPMC), that are currently on their way to the Port of Tacoma.…
  • Feb 15

    The Boeing Company Makes a Big Investment in its Employees With Auburn, WA Training Facility

    The Boeing Company Makes a Big Investment in its Employees With Auburn, WA Training Facility
    Boeing showcased its commitment to the Auburn community and the entire Puget Sound region with the grand opening of its Workforce Readiness Center. The Workforce Readiness Center is the first new building at the Auburn site in 25 years. The…
  • Feb 12

    Newly Revised Form LS-208 – Notice of Payment

    Newly Revised Form LS-208 – Notice of Payment
    The Office of Workers Compensation, Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation has revised the Form LS-208 (Notice of Payments) to incorporate sections of the now obsolete, LS-206 (Payment of Compensation Without Award)…
Rank this Week: 1817

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2490

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/
  • Feb 16

    Join a Focus Group in Choctaw County – March 24th and 25th!

    Join a Focus Group in Choctaw County – March 24th and 25th!
    On Saturday and Sunday, March 24th and March 25th, we will be holding a focus group at the Hospitality House and Training Center near Hugo, Oklahoma. The the following groups will be available: March 24th Group 1 – 9:00 a.m. –…
  • Feb 5

    Why are Children More at Risk in Semi-Truck Accidents?

    Why are Children More at Risk in Semi-Truck Accidents?
    Trucking accidents are a terrible situation for those involved. Not only do these accidents usually occur at high speeds, but more often than not, the semi-truck has a severe size and weight advantage on a passenger vehicle. These accidents…
  • Feb 2

    Next Steps for Trucking Accident Victims: Handling Insurance Companie

    Next Steps for Trucking Accident Victims: Handling Insurance Companie
    It’s inevitable that you will be contacted by an insurance company after a car crash. When a semi-truck is involved in the incident, the insurance companies and headaches can multiply quickly. Your first thought is for the health and…
Rank this Week: 2747

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

https://www.constangy.com/employment-labor-insider
Rank this Week: 3527

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/
  • Feb 16

    Going for the gold: An Olympic edition of Health Wonk Review

    Going for the gold: An Olympic edition of Health Wonk Review
    Steve Anderson has posted the Health Wonk Review for February 15, 2018: Going for the Gold Edition at HealthInsurance.org blog. It’s an entertaining and wide-ranging smorgasbord of health policy topics of the day. Here are a few of the…
  • Feb 12

    Who’d A Thunk It? Something Good Out Of DC!

    Who’d A Thunk It? Something Good Out Of DC!
    Watching our legislators doing their thing in the nation’s capital, one can be forgiven for thinking Vlad the Impaler could learn a thing or two from these folks. But last Friday, in a rare Washington Kumbaya moment, peace broke…
  • Jan 19

    Check out 2018’s first Health Wonk Review at Paduda’s place

    Check out 2018’s first Health Wonk Review at Paduda’s place
    The wonks are back with posts on the ACA, prescription drug costs, workers comp – all the topics and themes you missed over the holiday. Click on over to Joe Paduda’s Managed Care Matters to catch up at his post Ring in the New…
Rank this Week: 1836

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

Covers trends and developments in workers’ compensation law, in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. By Domer Law.

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
  • Feb 15

    Small Businesses Don’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Small Businesses Don’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    In a new study by Insureon, less than 1 in 5 small businesses carry workers’ compensation.  Although all State regulations require that small businesses have workers’ compensation, this study indicates that workers’…
  • Feb 12

    The Three Stooges Get Workers’ Comp: Why Backs Trump Knees and Shoulders in Wisconsin

    The Three Stooges Get Workers’ Comp: Why Backs Trump Knees and Shoulders in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin’s unique workers’ compensation system contains one significant distinction, between “limb” injuries and “spine” injuries. Limb injuries (shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees) are not worth as…
  • Jan 29

    “Independent” (or are they “Adverse”!) Medical Examination

    “Independent” (or are they “Adverse”!) Medical Examination
    Don’t get mad…get an attorney. Was your worker’s compensation claim just denied by an “independent” medical evaluator?  You are not alone. Following a work injury, the insurance company legally can require…
Rank this Week: 4463

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Feb 15

    My Doctor Says I’m Disabled, So Why Was I Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?

    My Doctor Says I’m Disabled, So Why Was I Denied Social Security Disability Benefits?
    If you have recently been to your doctor and they said you are disabled, you may have believed it would be easy to get Social Security Disability benefits.  However, your initial application was den... This article My Doctor Says…
  • Feb 7

    Nurse Case Managers and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Nurse Case Managers and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim
    After you have been injured at work in Iowa, the workers’ compensation insurance company is required to pay for reasonable medical care related to that work injury.  The insurance company usually ... This article Nurse Case…
  • Feb 1

    How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa

    How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa
    Losing a loved one is always difficult.  Such a loss can be even more painful when the death was caused by someone else.  Besides the normal grief, anger and confusion, families who lose someone be... This article How to File a…
Rank this Week: 2097

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 14

    Infographic: 12 steps of the workers’ compensation legal proce

    Infographic: 12 steps of the workers’ compensation legal proce
    Sometimes a job can mean making sure you and your family live day to day. So, when a work injury occurs, you want to make sure you and your family will be taken care of. To assist those who have been injured on the job and are trying to…
  • Feb 7

    FAQ: How long does a personal injury or workers’ compensation case take to finish?

    FAQ: How long does a personal injury or workers’ compensation case take to finish?
    For many people who come to see Chain | Cohn | Stiles, it is their first time ever hiring an attorney. The legal process is simply foreign for them. And for this reason, many are surprised to learn how long it takes for a personal injury or…
  • Jan 31

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners with ‘El Gallito’ radio station to help listeners with legal issue

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners with ‘El Gallito’ radio station to help listeners with legal issue
    In an effort to raise awareness throughout Kern County on how to protect you and your families in the case of an injury or accident, Chain | Cohn | Stiles has partnered with a local Spanish radio station to provide legal insight during…
Rank this Week: 2744

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1315