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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/
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
  • Sep 20

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity
    Jamillah Bowman Williams, Breaking Down Bias: Legal Mandates vs. Corporate Interests, Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available on SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickThose working in antidiscrimination law are well-versed in the central role that the…
  • Sep 19

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?
    Bradley E.S. Fogel, Terminating or Modifying Irrevocable Trusts by Consent of the Beneficiaries—A Proposal to Respect the Primacy of the Settlor’s Intent, 50 Real Prop., Tr. & Est. L.J. 337 (2016). Michael Yu Professor Bradley…
Rank this Week: 194

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case
    A Chicago Heights hospital agreed to pay $15 million to settle a 2013 medical malpractice lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by the family of a 6-year-old girl who sustained severe brain damage during her birth. The family of Nyelle Brown sued…
  • Sep 6

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident
    When distracted or irresponsible motorists collide with bicyclists, they can cause serious injuries or even death. In a recent case, an alleged hit-and-run driver is facing upgraded criminal charges after the death of an Illinois teenager who…
  • Aug 31

    Briskman Briskman & Greenberg File A Civil Lawsuit

    Briskman Briskman & Greenberg File A Civil Lawsuit
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how two men filed a lawsuit against a bar for allegedly over-serving two other customers that led to an altercation that resulted in injuries and damaged property.
Rank this Week: 168

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/
  • Sep 15

    Plaintiff Unable to Establish That Pool Owner Was Negligent in Recent Premises Liability Case

    Plaintiff Unable to Establish That Pool Owner Was Negligent in Recent Premises Liability Case
    Swimming pools are a great way to bring friends and family together on those hot summer days. However, those who have swimming pools on their property assume a good deal of responsibility to avoid accidental drownings. Indeed, Maryland…
  • Sep 8

    Maryland Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Maryland Premises Liability Lawsuit
    In Maryland, whenever someone is injured on the property of a person, business, or government entity, the victim may be entitled to monetary compensation for their injuries through a Maryland premises liability lawsuit. Proving a premises…
  • Sep 1

    Plaintiff’s Failure to Comply with Pre-Lawsuit Notice Results in Dismissal of Case

    Plaintiff’s Failure to Comply with Pre-Lawsuit Notice Results in Dismissal of Case
    Maryland state and local governments face a significant number of Maryland accident lawsuits each year. In many cases, the government named as a defendant may concede liability and offer a settlement agreement to an accident victim in return…
Rank this Week: 187

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 21

    4 Things to Consider in Complex Work Comp Causation Case

    4 Things to Consider in Complex Work Comp Causation Case
    Members of the claims management team are challenged daily to run an effective operation.  One of these issues claim handlers confront are questions of medical causation before admitting primary liability on a workers’ compensation…
  • Sep 20

    7 Ways Structured Settlements Are Advantageous — Regardless of Interest Rate

    7 Ways Structured Settlements Are Advantageous — Regardless of Interest Rate
    Interest rates continue to be at historically low levels. Even with recent hikes by the Federal Reserve, other factors playing into the equation are holding down rates. While that’s great for those buying property, it raises questions…
  • Sep 19

    Case Study: $774,583 in Work Comp Savings through MSA Triage

    Case Study: $774,583 in Work Comp Savings through MSA Triage
    Medicare Secondary Payer compliance has created several challenges for interested stakeholders in workers’ compensation programs that seek to reduce cost and improve efficiencies.  One of the common failures of many workers’…
Rank this Week: 434

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/
  • Sep 20

    Taking Credit When It’s Due (And When It’s Not)

    Taking Credit When It’s Due (And When It’s Not)
    Politicians have proven over and over again to be the most adept people in the known universe at taking credit for good things happening with which they had absolutely no involvement and blaming others for bad things happening with which they…
  • Sep 18

    Automation Designed To Keep People Safe Can Produce The Opposite Result Through No Fault Of Its Own

    Automation Designed To Keep People Safe Can Produce The Opposite Result Through No Fault Of Its Own
    A fascinating article in today’s Daily Alert from the Harvard Business Review describes how our dependence on automation can erode cognitive ability to respond to emergencies. In “The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the…
  • Sep 15

    News Roundup: Health Wonk Review and news from our bookmark file

    News Roundup: Health Wonk Review and news from our bookmark file
    Health Wonk Review kicks off the fall season with The Neverending Summer of Healthcare Legislation Edition posted by Louise Norris at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. It unfolds against the backdrop of the continuing ACA saga, with not one…
Rank this Week: 479

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/
Rank this Week: 343

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    The Hazards Involved in Poultry Processing – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney

    The Hazards Involved in Poultry Processing – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
    Workers involved in poultry processing are more susceptible to injuries than many workers in other industries. Every industry involves some level of risk. However, the poultry industry poses much greater challenges for workers. They may not…
  • Sep 15

    Machine Accidents Occur More Commonly Than You May Think

    Machine Accidents Occur More Commonly Than You May Think
    Machines are used in industries so that the work can be done in a more efficient, easy and quick manner. They are the backbone of the manufacturing, construction and transportation industries. While machines are certainly a blessing to such…
  • Sep 13

    Workers Compensation for Workplace Injury Induced Chondromalacia

    Workers Compensation for Workplace Injury Induced Chondromalacia
    Knee injuries are among the more common workplace injuries. Workplace injuries are more common than we think. These injuries, particularly the ones that require hospitalization and surgery. Injuries can lead to high medical expenses, wage…
Rank this Week: 459

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 355

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: 382

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

Workers Comp & Injury Law Blog

By Ricky Bagolie.

http://bagoliefriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto

    Bladder Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Acto
    I am in Chicago learning how the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer and we are looking to speak with families who have suffered through this.
  • Aug 11

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School

    Indiana Delays Clean Up of Deadly Vinyl Chloride Found Near School
    Jeers to Fort Wayne Indiana officials are just getting around to cleaning up the goundwater and soil contaminated with the deadly chemical vinyl chloride and believed to be situated just a few yards from a local middle school.Notwithstaning…
  • Jul 3

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Rank this Week: 500

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
Rank this Week: 469

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident

    Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident
    It’s been a long, eventful year for a Georgia Congressman who was recently involved in an auto accident and was witness to a June shooting where a vocal critic of... Read more » The post Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in…
  • Sep 20

    Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate

    Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate
    Volkswagen is amid one of the largest, and possibly most expensive, auto scandals of all time. Due to emissions software designed to cheat and show the engines as emitting fewer... Read more » The post Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit…
  • Sep 19

    Four Car Accident Claims Live

    Four Car Accident Claims Live
    Road conditions can become a factor in an accident for even the most experienced of drivers. Whether the road is wet, icy, or it is simply dark and without light,... Read more » The post Four Car Accident Claims Lives appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 999

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace
    Massachusetts scaffolding accidents are extremely common. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 65 percent of construction workers use scaffolds regularly. The agency estimates that 50 workers…
  • Sep 15

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?
    Mesothelioma is a slow-growing cancer that forms in a thin layer of tissue surrounding certain internal organs, including the lungs, chest wall, and abdomen. Unfortunately, mesothelioma is often so advanced when discovered that long-term…
  • Sep 7

    Summer Isn’t Over Yet in MA- How to Avoid Heat Stress and Heat Stroke in the Workplace

    Summer Isn’t Over Yet in MA- How to Avoid Heat Stress and Heat Stroke in the Workplace
    Thousands of workers are injured every year due to becoming overheated at work. Some even die. Although these injuries spike during summer months, heat stress and heat stroke can occur throughout the year. The good news is that most of these…
Rank this Week: 941

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Does a Personal Injury Settlement Impact Social Security Disability in Arkansas?

    Does a Personal Injury Settlement Impact Social Security Disability in Arkansas?
    If you are seeking Social Security Disability (SSD), then it is likely that you either suffer from a medical condition that prevents you from working, or you suffered a serious injury and are no longer able to work. If you have a condition,…
  • Sep 18

    4 Factors that Can Improve Your Disability Case in Arkansa

    4 Factors that Can Improve Your Disability Case in Arkansa
    If you are suffering from a serious injury, or have a medical condition that prevents you from working, you might be entitled to file for Social Security Disability (SSD). Disability payments may provide you with a living wage if your…
  • Sep 14

    What is the Leading Cause of Car Accidents in Arkansas?

    What is the Leading Cause of Car Accidents in Arkansas?
    According to the Arkansas State Police and Highway Safety Office, there were 60,947 total crashes reported in 2014, an increase from 2013. There were 436 fatalities reported the same year. Though this represents a decrease from the 2013…
Rank this Week: 987

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    Top 5 Reasons Why You May Need a Florida Workers Compensation Attorney

    Top 5 Reasons Why You May Need a Florida Workers Compensation Attorney
    An injury at work is nerve racking as is. You may be worried about your boss’s reaction to the workplace injury. The insurance company may deny medical care and lost wages until they conduct an investigation. Regardless of the…
  • Sep 15

    Benefits of Applying with a Social Security Disability Attorney

    Benefits of Applying with a Social Security Disability Attorney
    The Social Security Administration approves approximately 45% of all claims filed with this administration with a denial rate of 43% and dismissal rate of 21%. In South Florida, disability claims are approved at 43%, just below the national…
  • Sep 14

    4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Sued for Negligent Hiring

    4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Sued for Negligent Hiring
    Every employer knows hiring an employee can cause them liability.  It is part of the responsibility of hiring an employee in the first place.  Every personal-injury lawyer in West Palm Beach is well aware of these laws as well.…
Rank this Week: 837

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1023

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Sep 18

    What To Do If You Are Fired After a Work Injury? (Video)

    What To Do If You Are Fired After a Work Injury? (Video)
    Have you been fired after a work injury in Iowa because of that injury? In most cases, your next step should be to launch a well-documented job search. If you are terminated from your job because of ... This article What To Do If You Are…
  • Sep 12

    Are Bed Sores in an Iowa Nursing Home a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

    Are Bed Sores in an Iowa Nursing Home a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?
    Nursing home neglect can sometimes be difficult to detect. After all, many residents in Iowa nursing homes suffer from bed sores. Is it a normal, but unfortunate, side effect of being in a facility, ... This article Are Bed Sores in an…
  • Sep 7

    Does It Matter Whether Your Lawyer Has Ever Handled an Iowa Truck Accident Case?

    Does It Matter Whether Your Lawyer Has Ever Handled an Iowa Truck Accident Case?
    An Iowa truck accident case is usually a complex situation. After you’ve been hit by a semi-truck in Iowa, you may be suffering from severe injuries. It’s likely you’ll need an experienced truc... This article Does It…
Rank this Week: 863

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Truck Driver Injuries Shift Into High Gear

    Truck Driver Injuries Shift Into High Gear
    Most Americans naturally consider some jobs to be hazardous. For example, we recognize that police officers face daily risks. Many cringe at the vocational dangers faced by workers who calmly scale tall radio towers or make nimble moves on…
  • Sep 9

    September 2017 – Keeping Back-To-School Teen Drivers Safe

    September 2017 – Keeping Back-To-School Teen Drivers Safe
    Back to school means more young drivers on the road.  Unfortunately, an average of six teens a day were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2015. In this month’s newsletter, learn what parents can do to prevent teen driving…
  • Aug 16

    What Constitutes Unreasonable and/or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation Injuries?

    What Constitutes Unreasonable and/or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation Injuries?
    The New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system provides that employers and/or workers’ compensation insurance companies must pay for an employee’s reasonable and necessary medical treatment causally related to a work…
Rank this Week: 1104

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    Proposed New Code of Conduct for NJ Judges of Compensation

    Proposed New Code of Conduct for NJ Judges of Compensation
    The Department is proposing repeals, amendments, and a new rule, which would result in the adoption of a new Code of Conduct for Judges of Compensation (Code). The proposed adoption of a new Code is prompted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey…
  • Sep 8

    New Jersey Workers' Compensation Maximum Rates to Increase in 2018

    New Jersey Workers' Compensation Maximum Rates to Increase in 2018
     In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 34:15-12.a, the maximum workers' compensation benefit rate for temporary disability, permanent total disability, permanent partial disability, and dependency is hereby promulgated as being…
  • Sep 7

    Florida Workers' Compensation Hearing Office Closures - Hurricane Irma

    Florida Workers' Compensation Hearing Office Closures - Hurricane Irma
    The State of Florida is now operating under a State of Emergency Order due to the predicted landfall of Hurricane Irma (Catagory 5 Storm).Below is an update as of this afternoon regarding OJCC IRMA Office Closures.Additional…
Rank this Week: 1136

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Sep 5

    The New Alabama Venue Menu

    The New Alabama Venue Menu
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in Ex parteGarrison Trucking Co., wherein it considered the issue of venue. The Old Rules In venue disputes, your residence means your permanent home: the place you plan on…
  • Aug 4

    Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer in Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit

    Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer in Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit
    The Supreme Court recently released its opinion in Foster v North American Bus Industries, Inc. in which it reversed the trial court’s summary judgment in favor of the employer on a retaliatory discharge claim. The employer, NABI is a…
  • Aug 4

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Alabama Defendants in Outrageous Conduct Claim

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Alabama Defendants in Outrageous Conduct Claim
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in Kirby v Jacks Family Restaurants, LP.In that case, the plaintiff filed claims for workers’ compensation benefits, retaliatory discharge, and the tort of outrage against…
Rank this Week: 664

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation
    In State ex rel. Cordell v. Pallet Cos., Inc., 149 Ohio ST.3d 483, 2016-Ohio-8446, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently held in favor of an injured worker terminated for post-accident drug screen results. In 2012, James Cordell was working…
  • Aug 2

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio
      Getting hurt on the job undoubtedly sends shockwaves through your entire life. Whether you’ve just become injured or you’re already at odds with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, call us anytime with any questions…
  • Jul 20

    Car Accident Lawyers in Vandalia Ohio

    Car Accident Lawyers in Vandalia Ohio
    Car accidents happen all the time. We all know this, in Vandalia Ohio. After all, Vandalia is where two of the largest U.S. roadways intersect. Imagine the benefit we would garner if we could prevent any automobile accident from ever…
Rank this Week: 695

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 859

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 978

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 1013

Meuser & Associates, P.A.,…

Meuser & Associates, P.A., Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Minnesota.

http://meuserlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    We've Moved!

    We've Moved!
    We've Moved!MeuserLaw's legal blogs have moved!For a huge database of articles covering workers' compensation, PERA duty disability, MSRS duty disability, and personal injury, check out MeuserLaw's article library. And, for Minnesota's Police…
  • Feb 25

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation

    PERA Police and Fire Plan Duty Disability Age and Service Limitation
    I met with a firefighter recently who had just had her 55th birthday. Over the last few years, she had been having increasing difficulty performing her normal firefighting duties due to the worsening effects of several on-duty injuries she…
  • Feb 18

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation

    Pain and Suffering and MN Workers' Compensation
    How much will my employer have to pay me for the pain and suffering I’ve had to endure because of my work injury? Nothing, unfortunately. While Minnesota workers’ compensation provides a variety of benefits, including…
Rank this Week: 1052

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose…
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose control…
  • Dec 15

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency

    Deadly Brick Township Crash May Have Been Caused By Medical Emergency
    According to NJ.com, a rollover crash on Princeton Avenue in Brick Township may have been the result of a medical episode suffered by the vehicle’s driver. According to witnesses, the 71-year-old Lakewood woman appeared to lose control…
Rank this Week: 1012

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 580

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 722

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

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

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 718

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation FAQs

Answers workers' compensation questions for Pennsylvania residents. By Calhoun & Associates.

http://www.workercompensationsettlements.com/faqs/
  • Jun 8

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?

    Am I Required To Hire An Attorney?
      Although there is no Pennsylvania law that requires an injured worker to hire an attorney to represent them in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company will in all likelihood have an attorney representing them.…
  • Jun 6

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?

    Who Exactly is Eligible to Receive Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Benefits?
      If you have suffered a work-related injury or have become ill because of exposure to hazardous material on the job, you may be potentially entitled to medical and compensation benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast…
  • May 31

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?

    Is A Workers Compensation Claim Considered To Be A Type Of Lawsuit In Pennsylvania?
    Filing a workers’ compensation benefits claim in Pennsylvania is not equal to filing a lawsuit. Workers’ compensation provides an injured worker who suffered from a work-related injury or illness the right of collecting benefits no matter…
Rank this Week: 1169

Michigan Workers' Compensation Law

Michigan Workers' Compensation Law

Covers workers compensation law in Michigan. By Ronald W. Ryan.

http://michcomplaw.typepad.com/michcomplaw/
Rank this Week: 653

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.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 21

    Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-)

    Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-)
    At a client seminar that my office presented during the very contentious 2016 campaign season, my law partner John Doyle delivered an introductory disclaimer. Although I may not have his words verbatim, I will never forget…
  • Sep 20

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief
    On the heels of the exemption for Hurricane Harvey contractors, and given the additional widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, the federal government has extended a deadline affecting federal contractors and subcontractors.…
  • Sep 15

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel
    Law360 just reported that President Trump, as expected, has nominated Peter Robb of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC to be General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Robb will succeed current General…
Rank this Week: 2952

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: 1642

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 1738

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Sep 21

    NYTimes: Trump Administration Sharply Cuts Spending on Health Law Enrollment

    NYTimes: Trump Administration Sharply Cuts Spending on Health Law Enrollment
    Officials said advertising and counseling to help people find and choose health plans is often ineffective. Supporters decried the decision as sabotage. The Trump administration is slashing spending on advertising and promotion for enrollment…
  • Sep 18

    KING5: Costco Drops Trucking Company Accused of Labor Violation

    KING5: Costco Drops Trucking Company Accused of Labor Violation
    Reported by KING5: Costco, the Issaquah-based company and one of the world’s largest retailers, has stopped doing business with a California trucking company accused of trapping drivers in debt and then using it to force them to work…
  • Sep 14

    West Coast Longshore Workers Vote to 3-Year Extension of Labor Contract

    West Coast Longshore Workers Vote to 3-Year Extension of Labor Contract
    The ILWU’s Coast Balloting Committee confirmed that West Coast longshore workers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington have officially ratified a three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association…
Rank this Week: 3567

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    No Accident: How To Protect Yourself Against An Uninsured (Or Underinsured) Driver

    No Accident: How To Protect Yourself Against An Uninsured (Or Underinsured) Driver
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who has been practicing law for more than 27 years, I always try to keep myself updated on issues that…
  • Sep 18

    Law Promoting Openness Regarding Pharmacy Benefit Managers Meets Industry Resistance

    Law Promoting Openness Regarding Pharmacy Benefit Managers Meets Industry Resistance
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. A North Dakota law attempting to promote openness about fees and prevent conflicts of interests with so-called pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) would seem…
  • Sep 4

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation

    Phillips 66 Refinery Fined Nearly $325,000 for Workplace Violation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. Phillips 66 Refinery has been fined $324,000 for failing to correct serious workplace safety and health violations. A Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)…
Rank this Week: 3425

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    AN INJURED IOWA WORKER DOES NOT NEED TO HAVE A PERFECT CASE

    AN INJURED IOWA WORKER DOES NOT NEED TO HAVE A PERFECT CASE
    The Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner filed a recent appeal decision in the case of Michael McBurney v. Agri Star Meat & Poultry. Mr. McBurney’s claim was that he was knocked down by a fork lift and suffered a low back…
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
  • Nov 16

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated

    Healing Period Benefits if you are Laid Off or Terminated
    We have added a new section to our website discussing a workers’ eligibility for healing period benefits if they are laid off or terminated. Under Iowa workers’ compensation law an injured employee is entitled to receive healing…
Rank this Week: 3332

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
  • Sep 20

    Federal Court Rules That Workers’ Compensation Settlements Apply Only to Workers’ Compensation Matter

    Federal Court Rules That Workers’ Compensation Settlements Apply Only to Workers’ Compensation Matter
    On September 11, 2017, in Zuber v. Boscov’s, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an injured employee does not waive claims to FMLA and other benefits by settling his Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim and signing a…
  • Aug 4

    The Protz Impact

    The Protz Impact
    Ever since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared in Protz v. WCAB that the Impairment Rating Evaluation provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act are unconstitutional, my office has been deluged with calls asking…
  • Jul 31

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…
    Here’s a topic no one wants to talk about – death. We don’t want to think about it, the realities of it, the when or how, but it is a reality that every single one of us is faced with. While there’s not much we can do…
Rank this Week: 1777

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/
  • Sep 20

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile

    New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Stile
    Chain | Cohn | Stiles, the Bakersfield-based accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm, has welcomed a new lawyer to its team. Tanya D. Alsheikh has joined the personal injury department as an associate attorney, where she is…
  • Sep 13

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles helps kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with celebration, scholarship

    Chain | Cohn | Stiles helps kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with celebration, scholarship
    Chain | Cohn | Stiles is helping kick off Hispanic Heritage Month this year by celebrating with the local community and awarding scholarships to students in need. The law firm is hosting a mixer together with the Kern County Hispanic Chamber…
  • Sep 6

    Longtime local attorney, community advocate Milt Younger dies at 86

    Longtime local attorney, community advocate Milt Younger dies at 86
    Milton Younger, a former esteemed attorney and partner of Chain | Cohn | Stiles, who spent 53 years at the law firm, died Sept. 1 at age 86. “Milt was not only a leader in Kern County’s legal community for many decades, but…
Rank this Week: 1858

Workers' Compensation Blog

Workers' Compensation Blog

By Gaylord & Nantais.

http://blog.gaylordnantais.com/
  • Sep 20

    Importance of Safely Handling Chemicals at Your Workplace

    Importance of Safely Handling Chemicals at Your Workplace
    Knowing how to safely handle hazardous chemicals in the workplace can save your life as well as the lives of your co-workers. If chemicals are present in your work environment, pay close attention to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Sep 6

    What Are the Most Common Workplace Injuries?

    What Are the Most Common Workplace Injuries?
    People working in various sectors can be injured during the course of their job and there are a range of different accidents and injuries which occur across all occupational sectors. The type of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 23

    8 Jobs That Are Not Covered Under Worker's Compensation

    8 Jobs That Are Not Covered Under Worker's Compensation
    Worker's compensation policy took hold in United Sates in 1911, when Wisconsin became the first state to develop a system that focused on compensating injured workers without the need to resort legal... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 1816

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment, and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
Rank this Week: 1972

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/
  • Sep 19

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida
    On the surface, office jobs in Hollywood and South Florida seem much safer than many other workplace options. There is no heavy machinery, the way there might be in an industrial environment. There aren’t the risks associated with…
  • Sep 15

    After-School Job Injuries Can Put Your Hard-Working Teen at Risk

    After-School Job Injuries Can Put Your Hard-Working Teen at Risk
    Many teens want after-school jobs to save for college and to be able to afford trips and other “extras.” Parents often encourage a teen’s desire to get a job, since work can build a strong work ethic, discipline, and…
  • Sep 13

    Support for Sexual Assault Survivors in Hollywood and Florida

    Support for Sexual Assault Survivors in Hollywood and Florida
    Despite many efforts, sexual assault and sexual violence remains a serious problem in Florida, with about one in six women in Florida having been raped in their lifetime and 20.4% of Florida men suffering a form of sexual abuse other than…
Rank this Week: 1525

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/
Rank this Week: 2009

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Sep 18

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program
    The Illinois State Police increased enforcement efforts to maximize the safety of the traveling public over busy holidays throughout the year by participating in traffic safety programs. The holiday safety campaigns managed by the Illinois…
  • Sep 12

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed
    Monsanto is catching a lot of heat now that a court has unsealed documents that cast the company in a negative light and suggest that it was responsible for providing false assertions to the government and public regarding the safety of…
  • Jul 24

    Failure to Follow Physicians Orders Results in Nursing Home Choking Fatality

    Failure to Follow Physicians Orders Results in Nursing Home Choking Fatality
    A nursing home located in Wicker Park, on the West Side of Chicago, has agreed to a settlement of $875,000 after nurses failed to follow doctors’ orders and a patient died. The elderly man who died was provided food that was not…
Rank this Week: 1819

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Move Over Laws Prevent Injury

    Move Over Laws Prevent Injury
    A recent truck crash in Indiana highlights the importance of “Move Over” laws. The Indiana case involved a tow truck driver preparing to tow a disabled vehicle from the right shoulder of the Interstate. While helping stranded…
  • Sep 11

    Attorneys Should Practice Truth In Advertising

    Attorneys Should Practice Truth In Advertising
    Our highways are littered with attorney billboards. Daytime television channels are filled with lawyer commercials. Attorney advertisements are everywhere. More correctly — Advertising attorneys are everywhere except the courtroom. You…
  • Sep 4

    Personal Injury? A Delay In Medical Care Can Harm Your Claim.

    Personal Injury? A Delay In Medical Care Can Harm Your Claim.
    As a personal injury attorney, I often follow other trials and verdicts across Alabama. Recently, some excellent attorneys obtained a great verdict for their injured client in south Alabama. During that trial, the insurance company attorney…
Rank this Week: 2048