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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/
  • Apr 25

    The Maryland Tort Claim Act and How It Affects an Accident Victim’s Right to Recovery

    The Maryland Tort Claim Act and How It Affects an Accident Victim’s Right to Recovery
    As a general rule, state actors, including employees and state-run agencies, are entitled to official government immunity when it comes to personal injury lawsuits. However, each state is free to enact certain exceptions for when an accident…
  • Apr 16

    Court Dismisses Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Case Based on Conflicting Testimony

    Court Dismisses Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Case Based on Conflicting Testimony
    Recently, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case involving a plaintiff’s conflicting testimony, requiring the court to determine which version of the plaintiff’s testimony to credit. The case…
  • Apr 9

    Court Upholds Government Immunity in Recent Hiking Accident Case

    Court Upholds Government Immunity in Recent Hiking Accident Case
    Recently, a state court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case involving a young man who was seriously injured while hiking in a city-owned park after hours. The case required the court to determine if the city was entitled to…
Rank this Week: 222

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Apr 25

    7 Types of Workers’ Comp Claims That Raise Questionable Red Flag

    7 Types of Workers’ Comp Claims That Raise Questionable Red Flag
    Most workers compensation claims are legitimate. Unfortunately, there will be times when an employee will try to take advantage of the workers’ comp system. When an employee has a workers comp claim with the following characteristics,…
  • Apr 24

    5 Tips – How to Use Surveillance to Prove Workers’ Comp Fraud

    5 Tips – How to Use Surveillance to Prove Workers’ Comp Fraud
    There are jurisdictions where workers comp is very employee-friendly, and it seems the employee can do no wrong. In the mind of a judge, it is the employee who suffered a great loss while working for your company. They are in daily…
  • Apr 23

    4 Foundational Elements of Return to Work Succe

    4 Foundational Elements of Return to Work Succe
      Register for Live Stream WC Mastery Training: The No Hold Barred Definitive Guide to Return to Work Best Practices Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 2:00 pm EST   When worker’s compensation was created over 100 years ago as the…
Rank this Week: 212

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    OSHA investigates after marble worker gets crushed to death

    OSHA investigates after marble worker gets crushed to death
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials have launched an investigation after a man was crushed to death between two marble slabs at his workplace. Ilan Abergel, 57, was the co-owner of Quartz Master, a stone supplier in…
  • Apr 20

    Police cite woman after her pit bull bites man’s hand

    Police cite woman after her pit bull bites man’s hand
    Police cited an Illinois woman for negligent control of an animal. Her pit bull allegedly bit a 38-year-old man on the back of his jacket and his left hand. According to Joliet Deputy Police Chief Ed Gregory, police issued the citation to…
  • Apr 13

    Chicago woman steals thousands of dollars from nursing home resident

    Chicago woman steals thousands of dollars from nursing home resident
    A Chicago woman working for a state contractor pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly resident of a long-term care facility. Mary Pfingston, 41, was convicted of five felonies including theft, three counts of public…
Rank this Week: 284

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/
  • Apr 14

    NYPD Oral Psychological Interview

    NYPD Oral Psychological Interview
    Candidates for NYPD and Nassau County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies may not be aware that the oral psychological exam can be rough.  The examiner, most often a Psychologist, can use an aggressive questioning…
  • Mar 31

    NYPD Disqualification NOPD

    NYPD Disqualification NOPD
    The first notice you will receive when you are NYPD disqualified is a Notice of Proposed Disqualification or NOPD.  You will have 30 days to respond to this NOPD.  It is recommended that you consult with an attorney to protect your…
  • Mar 28

    NYPD Disqualification Appeal-from the old days.

    NYPD Disqualification Appeal-from the old days.
    Brown v. Krone, 47 Misc. 2d 890, 263 N.Y.S.2d 385 (Sup. Ct. 1965), aff’d,25 A.D.2d 954, 271 N.Y.S.2d 600 (1966) Proceeding to compel restoration of petitioner’s name to police patrolman eligibility list. The Supreme…
Rank this Week: 280

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Apr 23

    Center for Progressive Reform Launches National Database of Crimes Against Worker

    Center for Progressive Reform Launches National Database of Crimes Against Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. Every year are a few work-fatalities that garner criminal prosecution and conviction. This is out the thousands of work-fatalities that occur every…
  • Apr 19

    Long Lonesome Highway West Of Omaha*: Traveling And Employment Risk In Workers’ Compensation

    Long Lonesome Highway West Of Omaha*: Traveling And Employment Risk In Workers’ Compensation
    Employment risk and travelling legally intertwined for the purposes of workers’ compensation. For a workers’ compensation lawyer in Nebraska, they are also intertwined on a personal level. Back on Friday January 12th, I drove 40…
  • Apr 16

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Thanks to Anthony Lucas from The Jernigan Law Firm about this post on occupational skin diseases. Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates…
Rank this Week: 351

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: 548

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

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

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    New Data Shows Houston Leads the Nation in Distracted Driving

    New Data Shows Houston Leads the Nation in Distracted Driving
    I love Texas, from its barbecue to its traffic to its barbecue to its insanely unpredictable weather to its barbecue to its complicated relationship with the rest of the United States and world. And hey, did I mention its barbecue? I kid, of…
  • Apr 16

    Haeger Revisited: Faulty Goodyear Tires and the Statute of Repose

    Haeger Revisited: Faulty Goodyear Tires and the Statute of Repose
    Recently the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened a preliminary investigation into the field performance of tire manufacturer Goodyear line of “G159” model tires. According to records that were ordered…
  • Mar 29

    Can Dentists Take Your Kids for Missing an Appointment?

    Can Dentists Take Your Kids for Missing an Appointment?
    It may strike many as an absurd question, but an underreported news story out of Pennsylvania forces us to ask, “Can dentists take your children if you miss an appointment?” Dozens of people call our firm every day with an amazing…
Rank this Week: 516

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/
  • Apr 23

    This Can’t Go On Forever, Right?

    This Can’t Go On Forever, Right?
    The ratio of wages to the cost of living is what the economist calls real wages; the desirability of having real wages as high as possible, consistent with high employment, is a social objective. Rises in real wages do for the most part come…
  • Apr 19

    Fresh Health Wonk Review; plus, a RIMS wrap-up

    Fresh Health Wonk Review; plus, a RIMS wrap-up
    It’s Health Wonk Review week for April. Louis Norris has posted the Spring Is Here! Health Wonk Review edition at Colorado Health Insurance Insider. Not sure how the weather is in Colorado, but Spring has decidedly not yet sprung in…
  • Mar 22

    Saving Lives—Building A Modern Pharmacy Program Amid A Deadly Epidemic

    Saving Lives—Building A Modern Pharmacy Program Amid A Deadly Epidemic
    Dr. Terrence Welsh, Medical Director for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, flew into Boston for WCRI’s 2018 conference to talk about Ohio’s attack on the opioid epidemic. He began with two slides worthy of…
Rank this Week: 527

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/
  • Apr 25

    Court Finds Student Teacher Trainee Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Court Finds Student Teacher Trainee Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    In some Georgia workers’ compensation cases, the question of whether an individual is an employee under the workers’ compensation act is not so clear. In a recent case, one state’s supreme court considered whether a student…
  • Apr 19

    Lawsuits Against Co-Workers and the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act

    Lawsuits Against Co-Workers and the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act
    The Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act can provide many benefits to Georgia claimants. Yet it can also act as a roadblock to certain claims, as one recent case illustrates. In that case, a hospital employee in Missouri was a courier…
  • Apr 11

    Court Rejects Claim Based on Employee’s Psychiatric Injury

    Court Rejects Claim Based on Employee’s Psychiatric Injury
    In some Georgia workers’ compensation claims, injured employees may receive benefits for emotional injuries as well as physical injuries. In a recent case, one state’s appeals court considered a psychiatric injury claim after a…
Rank this Week: 673

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Equal Pay for Equal Work Now Law in New Jersey - Legislation Signed

    Equal Pay for Equal Work Now Law in New Jersey - Legislation Signed
    NJ Governor Murphy Signs Historic, Sweeping Equal Pay Legislation that will balance the playing field for women receiving workers' compensation benefits for occupational injuries and illnesses.Fulfilling his commitment to fight gender…
  • Apr 6

    2018 Hurricane Season Predicted to be Slightly Above-Average

    2018 Hurricane Season Predicted to be Slightly Above-Average
    The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season has been predicted to be slightly above-average. The report comes from researchers at the Colorado State University (CSU).Photo Credit: Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric…
  • Mar 31

    National Asbestos Awareness Week

    National Asbestos Awareness Week
    Designating the first week of April 2018 as National Asbestos Awareness Week.115th CONGRESS2d SessionS. RES. 449IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATESMarch 22, 2018Mr. Tester (for himself, Mr. Daines, Mr. Cardin, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 674

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 24

    The Impact Social Media Can Have on Workers Compensation Claim

    The Impact Social Media Can Have on Workers Compensation Claim
    If you file a claim for workers’ compensation, don’t be surprised if the insurance company seeks to lower what you are entitled to, or tries to deny you coverage altogether by using social media against you. A workers’…
  • Apr 16

    What Is an Occupational Disease?

    What Is an Occupational Disease?
    An occupational disease is a chronic or acute illness that is directly related to workplace exposure. There are many occupations and industries where workers are exposed to harmful substances and chemicals. Sometimes the hazards are not known…
  • Apr 13

    What Types of Injuries Are Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Missouri?

    What Types of Injuries Are Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Missouri?
    These 4 common types of injuries generally entitled a person to workers’ compensation in the state of Missouri. Workers’ compensation insurance is a type of insurance coverage that most employers in Missouri are mandated to carry.…
Rank this Week: 827

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/
  • Apr 24

    Behind the Scenes: Drug Recognition Expert Opinion

    Behind the Scenes: Drug Recognition Expert Opinion
    If you’re facing charges for driving while under the influence, you obviously are wary of the consequences. It isn’t as if you were out drinking with your friends and blew above .08% in the breathalyzer machine. Instead, a drug…
  • Apr 23

    Governor Murphy Plans to Pass New Equal Pay Law

    Governor Murphy Plans to Pass New Equal Pay Law
    Tomorrow, New Jersey Governor Philly Murphy plans on signing the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act into state law. This new legislation will enable New Jersey to be the latest state to mandate comprehensive equal pay for all employees. The law…
  • Apr 20

    Divorce Arbitration: An Alternative to Traditional Fault Divorce

    Divorce Arbitration: An Alternative to Traditional Fault Divorce
    Traditional divorce, which in most cases is fault divorce, is viewed as a time-consuming and an expensive way to end a marriage. Couples who once shared everything together suddenly find themselves as mortal enemies, fighting to divide the…
Rank this Week: 1113

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 23

    Rising Star Attorney Muska Yousuf

    Rising Star Attorney Muska Yousuf
    We would like to take a moment and acknowledge Attorney Muska Yousuf.  The American Institute of Legal Advocates (AIOLA) has voted her a “Rising Star” in the field of Family Law. AIOLA is here to promote attorneys who not…
  • Apr 16

    Tax Reform’s Impact on Divorce

    Tax Reform’s Impact on Divorce
    The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act imposes sweeping changes to the tax code. Many of the changes will affect taxpayers going through a divorce. Effect on Personal Exemptions Old Law: In 2017, taxpayers claimed a personal exemption for themselves,…
  • Feb 9

    Who Gets the Ring if an Engagement Falls Through & Why You Might Not Want to Propose on a Holiday

    Who Gets the Ring if an Engagement Falls Through & Why You Might Not Want to Propose on a Holiday
    By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams | Associate You want it to be perfect. You painstakingly plan the date, time and place where you will pop the question and ask your significant other to spend the rest of his or her life with you.  You…
Rank this Week: 838

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/
  • Apr 19

    According to Recent California Appellate Opinion, Landlord Has No Legal Duty to Provide Defibrillator Device

    According to Recent California Appellate Opinion, Landlord Has No Legal Duty to Provide Defibrillator Device
    Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a California personal injury case involving the question of whether a landlord of a building that rents space to a health club has a duty to ensure that the club has a…
  • Apr 16

    California Supreme Court Finds Colleges Have Duty to Protect Students from Foreseeable Harm

    California Supreme Court Finds Colleges Have Duty to Protect Students from Foreseeable Harm
    In a recent case, the California Supreme Court determined that colleges have a duty to protect students from foreseeable harm. In that case, the court considered a California personal injury claim against the University of California at…
  • Apr 12

    Three Killed in Southern California DUI Accident

    Three Killed in Southern California DUI Accident
    Late last month, a car accident in Huntington Beach killed three and injured several others. According to a local news source covering the tragic accident, the collision occurred at around 1 a.m. on the Pacific Coast Highway. Evidently, the…
Rank this Week: 1192

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/
  • Apr 12

    Workers’ Compensation and Nursing Home

    Workers’ Compensation and Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are staffed with nurses, caretakers, administrators, and other professionals whose job it is to care for elderly patients. These workers train for an extended period of time and hope to make a difference in seniors’ lives…
  • Apr 4

    Violence in Nursing Home

    Violence in Nursing Home
    Nursing homes in Hollywood are supposed to be safe places for those who cannot care for themselves. Unfortunately, abuse and injuries can occur in these environments and while the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and other…
  • Mar 27

    Elderly Wound Care

    Elderly Wound Care
    As people age, the ability of the body to heal itself becomes less robust. At the same time, elderly people with pre-existing conditions or conditions which limit mobility may be more prone to wounds. For these reasons, it is doubly important…
Rank this Week: 1065

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers Pennsylvania workers' compensation and product liability news. By Michael J. O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts April 9th

    National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts April 9th
    National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is a campaign held every year in the spring at the beginning of construction season to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety issues and encourage safe driving through highway work…
  • Mar 27

    Hazleton Plant to Shut Its Doors This Summer

    Hazleton Plant to Shut Its Doors This Summer
    Quad Graphics, a company with facilities all over the world, will be closing its Humboldt Industrial Park location on June 1, 2018.  The closing of the Hazleton area plant will lead to around 165 people being out of work.  Employees…
  • Mar 14

    Williamsport Company Charged by OSHA for Employee’s 2015 Death

    Williamsport Company Charged by OSHA for Employee’s 2015 Death
    Federal investigators have charged a Williamsport bridge contractor in a trench collapse in 2015 that led to the death of one of its employees.  The employee was killed when he was crushed by dirt at a jobsite near Millville in…
Rank this Week: 1055

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Supreme Court Holds that Auto Service Advisors are Exempt from Overtime Compensation

    Supreme Court Holds that Auto Service Advisors are Exempt from Overtime Compensation
    Today, the United States Supreme Court has finally put to rest the issue of whether service advisors are exempt from the overtime compensation requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  You may recall an earlier post,…
  • Mar 14

    Winter Weather and Employee Challenge

    Winter Weather and Employee Challenge
    Winter is coming…still.  Some parts of the state are expected to receive possible snow squalls as well as a potential rain/snow storm in the weeks to come.  Weather conditions such as these often create challenges with…
  • Mar 13

    Sixth Circuit Rules Discrimination Against Transgender Employees Violates Title VII

    Sixth Circuit Rules Discrimination Against Transgender Employees Violates Title VII
    The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that discrimination against transgender/LBGTQ employees is discrimination on the basis of sex that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…
Rank this Week: 1291

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, social security disability, long term disability, disability pensions and construction accidents. By Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P.

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 766

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Oct 10

    Why Would my Employer Deny my Legitimate Injury Claim?

    Why Would my Employer Deny my Legitimate Injury Claim?
    I have written a lot on this blog about how strategies you and your lawyer can use to fight insurance company delays, refusal to authorize needed medical treatment and refusal to start weekly wage benefits. You may be wondering why…
  • May 18

    Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits if You Were at Fault in your Work Accident

    Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits if You Were at Fault in your Work Accident
    Would you be surprised to learn that you are eligible to pursue workers’ compensation benefits in Georgia cases even if you were at fault in the accident? Workers’ compensation law in Georgia is considered a “no fault”…
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
Rank this Week: 929

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

Covers workers's compensation in Connecticut. By James Aspell.

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer
    Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals Understand how workers' compensation works in the state of Connecticut. By Sachi Barreiro Virtually all employers in Connecticut are required to carry…
  • Jul 12

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'
    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's Related Content Content by John Stearns More than 36,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Connecticut's private industry employers in 2015, resulting in…
  • Jun 15

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing
    In the recent CRB case of Greene vs. Ansonia Copper and Brass the Claimant, who was represented by counsel, failed to attend a scheduled formal hearing to prosecute her claim for 31-308a post PPD discretionary payments. Unfortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 1013

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Sep 7

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case
    The old rules were easily understood. Certain workers comp claims required a Medicare set-aside – and the rules for those claims were straightforward. For other claims – liability and no-fault cases – the parties were still…
  • Jun 2

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)
    Is this big? Time will tell. Either way, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in a surprisingly progressive way, joining the majority of states (including Illinois – over 30 years ago) in recognizing a cause of action for wrongful birth. The…
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
Rank this Week: 1112

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: 1082

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    New Guidelines For The Essure Implant Issued By The FDA

    New Guidelines For The Essure Implant Issued By The FDA
    Birth control is a daily consideration for millions of women worldwide. While there are daily forms of birth control like the birth control pill and other forms like the IUD,... Read more » The post New Guidelines For The Essure…
  • Apr 24

    DUI And Rain Blamed For Crash

    DUI And Rain Blamed For Crash
    According to the Department of Transportation, between 2005-2014, there were a total of 5,748,000 automobile accidents. Of those, 22%, or 1,259,000 involved hazardous weather, including rain, snow, and sleet. Annually,... Read more…
  • Apr 23

    Huge Lawsuit Against Tennessee Trampoline Park

    Huge Lawsuit Against Tennessee Trampoline Park
    Indoor trampoline parks have been a fun recreational outing for years now. With that rise in popularity has come a rise in the number of accidents attributed to trampolines. The number... Read more » The post Huge Lawsuit Against…
Rank this Week: 2576

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

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

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2502

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    Can I Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?

    Can I Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are dealing with a workplace injury or illness, the physical pain and discomfort is often only part of the equation. You’re also contending with worry, anxiety, and often, mounting financial pressures. When will you be able to…
  • Apr 23

    What Is My Social Security Disability Date?

    What Is My Social Security Disability Date?
    When applying for Social Security Disability, it is important that the Social Security Administration (SSA) determine your disability date. Your disability date tells the SSA when you are eligible to receive a monthly disability benefit. It…
  • Apr 20

    What Should I Do if I Cannot Work?

    What Should I Do if I Cannot Work?
    If you are unable to work, the first question you should ask yourself is why. Are you unable to work because you cannot find a job? If that is the case, one resource available for free to all Florida residents is vocational rehabilitation.…
Rank this Week: 3970

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3107

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/
  • Apr 25

    ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS AND TRAVELING

    ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS AND TRAVELING
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney We live in a day and age when traveling has never been easier or more available than it is today. Through modern technology the speed of travel has increased and a person can literally find…
  • Apr 10

    NOBODY WANTS YOUR STUFF

    NOBODY WANTS YOUR STUFF
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney With nearly 20 years of experience in assisting clients with their estate planning and helping their families with probate issues later, I have seen numerous problems that arise with…
  • Apr 6

    4 TIPS ON DEALING WITH YOUR PARENT’S JUNK AFTER THEY DIE

    4 TIPS ON DEALING WITH YOUR PARENT’S JUNK AFTER THEY DIE
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney Over the 20 years that I have worked as an estate planning attorney I have helped numerous clients complete probate for their parents after they have died. Just recently I had a client come…
Rank this Week: 2190

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/
  • Apr 25

    Milk’s Global Rise: A Case Study to Illuminate the Transspecies Violence of Law and Colonialism

    Milk’s Global Rise: A Case Study to Illuminate the Transspecies Violence of Law and Colonialism
    Mathilde Cohen, Animal Colonialism: The Case of Milk, 111 Am. J. Int’l L. Unbound 267 (2017), available at SSRN. Maneesha Deckha Many progressive scholars and advocates on the Left presume that the animal rights movement is culturally…
  • Apr 24

    How and Why is the American Punishment System “Exceptional”?

    How and Why is the American Punishment System “Exceptional”?
    Kevin Reitz, American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment (2018). Christopher Slobogin Anyone interested in American criminal justice has to wonder why we have so many more people in prison—in absolute as well as relative…
  • Apr 23

    More Amicus Briefing?

    More Amicus Briefing?
    Scott Dodson, Should the Rules Committees Have an Amicus Role?, 104 Va. L. Rev. 1 (2018). Lumen N. Mulligan JOTWELL readers do not need me to tell them that Scott Dodson is a leading voice in jurisdiction and procedure. His most recent…
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Workers' Compensation Blog

Workers' Compensation Blog

By Gaylord & Nantais.

http://blog.gaylordnantais.com/
  • Apr 25

    5 Major Machine Safeguarding Trends In 2018

    5 Major Machine Safeguarding Trends In 2018
    Safety codes put out by OSHA and other organizations can be a nightmare for manufacturing companies. However, growing with the world of technology seems to offer some of the best answers to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 11

    An Overview on the Rehabilitation Rights of Injured Worker

    An Overview on the Rehabilitation Rights of Injured Worker
    When an employee is injured on the job and can no longer perform their duties, they have the right to receive rehabilitation. In most cases, an employer will offer the employee a job doing a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 4

    Construction Accidents and Workers' Compensation: An Overview

    Construction Accidents and Workers' Compensation: An Overview
    An injury received while on the job can cause either temporary or permanent disability making it difficult for you to support and care for your family. While most companies have workers' compensation... [[ This is a content summary only.…
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Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

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

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Apr 24

    Proposed Illinois Law Would Strengthen Driver's License Suspension After DUI Arrest

    Proposed Illinois Law Would Strengthen Driver's License Suspension After DUI Arrest
    The Illinois House of Representatives approved a bill that would create an additional requirement for rescinding a statutory summary suspension following an arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The law would require a…
  • Apr 21

    Should You Announce Your Divorce on Facebook?

    Should You Announce Your Divorce on Facebook?
    Telling people about your decision to divorce can quickly become an emotionally exhausting task. First, you have to figure out an appropriate way to bring up the subject and how much information you want to share. Then, you brace…
  • Apr 19

    Workers' Compensation Complicated by Out-of-State Coverage

    Workers' Compensation Complicated by Out-of-State Coverage
    When purchasing workers’ compensation insurance, employers must specify which states that the policy covers. This is not a big issue for many employers because their employees all work and live in the same state. However, employers…
Rank this Week: 2157

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: 1863

Ohio Employers' Injury Law Blog

Ohio Employers' Injury Law Blog

Focuses on recent Ohio workers' compensation caselaw and legislative developments. The blog also covers issues surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and OSHA regulations. By Eric Rich of Scheuer, Mackin & Breslin LLC.

https://ohioemployersinjurylaw.blog/
  • Apr 24

    OHIO SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT EMPLOYERS’ SUBROGATION INTEREST VESTS AT THE TIME OF THE INJURY

    OHIO SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT EMPLOYERS’ SUBROGATION INTEREST VESTS AT THE TIME OF THE INJURY
    Last week, in Bur. Of Workers’ Comp. v. Verlinger, Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-1481, the Supreme Court held that the BWC’s right of subrogation vests at the time of the injury or death that occurred during the course of employment.…
  • Apr 17

    MEDICARE SET-ASIDE FACTS AND FICTION-PART II

    MEDICARE SET-ASIDE FACTS AND FICTION-PART II
    Here is the second part of my article for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal.  There are some resources at the end of the article that might be helpful if you need to contact CMS regarding any MSA issues or, as discussed in this part…
  • Apr 9

    MEDICARE SET-ASIDE FACTS AND FICTION

    MEDICARE SET-ASIDE FACTS AND FICTION
    With speaking at SIGO’s education day, writing an article for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and getting ready for another CLE, I’ve been a little delinquent with the blog, so my apologies.  …
Rank this Week: 1991

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

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

    An Effective Confined Space Responsible is Essential to Protect Atlanta Worker

    An Effective Confined Space Responsible is Essential to Protect Atlanta Worker
    Workers are at risk of on-the-job injury in all different types of work environments, but especially when they are working in confined spaces. Employers and employees need to understand the proper safety protocols for work in a confined…
  • Apr 27

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury
    If you suffer an injury while you are doing your job, you may be entitled to receive work injury benefits. You’ll need to take certain steps after the injury in order to make certain that you protect your rights to get benefits. Since…
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
Rank this Week: 2497

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Apr 24

    How to File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Georgia

    How to File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Georgia
    You go to work so that you can pay your bills, but occasionally, things happen in the workplace that limit your ability to make a living. If you have been injured on the job in the State of Georgia, you may be wondering what to do…
  • Apr 16

    How do I Pick the Right Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

    How do I Pick the Right Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
    The workers’ compensation system can be a messy labyrinth of ever-changing regulations and policies.  Without the help of an experienced workers’ compensation attorney, it can be easy to get lost in the maze and fail to…
  • Apr 9

    Is Workers’ Compensation Taxable?

    Is Workers’ Compensation Taxable?
    They say the only two sure things in life are death and taxes, and the latter are coming due on April 17 of this year.  Tax day normally falls on April 15-unless the date happens to coincide with a weekend or holiday.  This year,…
Rank this Week: 4294

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and workers' compensation. By Needle Law Firm

https://www.needlelawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1657

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    When Can You Sue for a Work Injury in Arkansas?

    When Can You Sue for a Work Injury in Arkansas?
    In Arkansas, you can apply for compensation through Arkansas’ workers’ comp. program if you were injured in a workplace accident or if you suffer from a work-related condition.  However, workers’ comp. is considered an…
  • Apr 13

    Does Arkansas Have Strict Liability In Product Liability Cases?

    Does Arkansas Have Strict Liability In Product Liability Cases?
    When we take a new product home from the store, we expect them to work and function properly. We trust the manufacturers have taken all the necessary precautions to ensure their products are safe to use and/or consume. Unfortunately, some…
  • Apr 2

    Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident If You Are Changing Lanes in Arkansas?

    Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident If You Are Changing Lanes in Arkansas?
    Frequent lane changes often increase the risk of a car accident.  This is because drivers often make serous driving errors during lane changes that can put other drivers in danger.  However, there are no default rules that…
Rank this Week: 1867

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2705

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3484

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Apr 23

    Seattle Times: Jorgensen Forge Closing After 78 Years in Busine

    Seattle Times: Jorgensen Forge Closing After 78 Years in Busine
    A spokesman for Jorgensen Forge said the owners see “much more opportunity in redeveloping this land.” Some of the 110 union employees at Jorgensen Forge have worked there for decades and aren’t sure what comes next.…
  • Apr 19

    From Sandwich Shops To Cotton Mills, Art That Honors The American Worker

    From Sandwich Shops To Cotton Mills, Art That Honors The American Worker
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.npr.org A lot of very hard work is going on at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. A muscled guy in an undershirt tightens a big bolt with his wrench; a farm…
  • Apr 16

    CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director

    CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director
    Today’s post was shared by Jon L Gelman and comes from www.cnn.com (CNN)California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he…
Rank this Week: 3630

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Will An Alabama Workers’ Compensation “Task Force” Harm Injured Workers?

    Will An Alabama Workers’ Compensation “Task Force” Harm Injured Workers?
    In May 2017, an Alabama Circuit Court Judge in Birmingham declared Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation Act unconstitutional. What were the reasons why? Our law placed caps on benefits for workers suffering a permanent partial…
  • Apr 16

    Dogs Take A Big Bite Of All Homeowners’ Liability Claim

    Dogs Take A Big Bite Of All Homeowners’ Liability Claim
    DOG BITE INJURIES ARE FREQUENT Homeowners’ liability insurance is an issue in many personal injury cases. Clearly, a huge percentage of personal injury cases are traditional automobile accidents covered by automobile insurance. Yet,…
  • Apr 9

    Move Over Law Amended To Protect Stranded Motorists In Alabama

    Move Over Law Amended To Protect Stranded Motorists In Alabama
    What is Alabama’s Move Over Law? The law began as a protection for police helping or citing motorists along the highway. We have all seen a police officer on the roadside doing his or her job. The officer must stand just feet from cars…
Rank this Week: 1910

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation and class actions.

http://www.pattersondahlberg.com/news-recent-cases/
  • Apr 20

    The Minnesota Family Protection Act

    The Minnesota Family Protection Act
    Many Minnesota residents believe their family members are covered in the case of a boat accident under boat liability insurance. It makes sense because children and other family members who live at the same residence […] The post The…
  • Dec 13

    Injured Workers File Lawsuit: Swagelok Hose Failure Causes Horrific Explosion at McNeilus plant in Dodge Center, MN.

    Injured Workers File Lawsuit: Swagelok Hose Failure Causes Horrific Explosion at McNeilus plant in Dodge Center, MN.
    November 28, 2017 Dodge Center, Minnesota– Lawyers representing injured workers announced today that they have filed lawsuits against a hose manufacturer, Swagelok Company, for injuries suffered by Eemou See, Anthony Putratz, Claudia…
  • Dec 5

    Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits: What Patients Should Know 

    Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits: What Patients Should Know 
    November 30, 2017 If you received a hip implant you know they can drastically affect your quality of life. The goal of any hip replacement is to improve your mobility and decrease pain, but in […] The post Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits:…
Rank this Week: 1717

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1853

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: 3423

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Apr 20

    3 Ways Understaffing Can Lead to Iowa Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

    3 Ways Understaffing Can Lead to Iowa Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect
    Understaffing is one of the biggest causes of nursing home abuse and neglect.  The vast majority of nursing homes in Iowa and the United States are understaffed.  There are a variety of ways that t... This article 3 Ways…
  • Apr 11

    Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?

    Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?
    After a work injury in Iowa, many workers come to us asking if they can sue for pain and suffering.  Unfortunately, Iowa law does not allow injured workers to do this.  Workers’ compensation is l... This article Can I Sue…
  • Apr 4

    What You Need to Know Before You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa

    What You Need to Know Before You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa
    When a loved one is killed in Iowa because of someone else’s fault, well-meaning people often urge family members to file a wrongful death lawsuit. This suggestion is sometimes made without a clear... This article What You Need to…
Rank this Week: 1672

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Apr 19

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    It is a common misconception that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can only occur from repetitive stress. While it is true repetitive stress injuries are the most common cause, they are by no means the only cause. If you suspect that you have…
  • Apr 12

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State
    Population aging refers to an issue where there is an increased number of older individuals compared to younger, and an increased life expectancy rate. The trend can be dangerous for the economy, but also the health of those in the aging…
  • Apr 5

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Most personal injury cases settle out of court, but how they settle can vary. Some cases end during essential negotiations and often before the courts are involved. Other times, the case goes through alternative dispute resolution, such as…
Rank this Week: 2456