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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 18

    When the Life of the Law is Logic

    When the Life of the Law is Logic
    Sarah B. Lawsky, Formalizing the Code, 70 Tax L. Rev. 377 (2017), available at SSRN. Susan Morse In Formalizing the Code, Professor Sarah Lawsky offers a glimpse of what might be gained if law were written in formal logic…
  • Sep 15

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy
    David Schleicher, Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability, 127 Yale L.J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Steve Eagle The principal goal of local zoning has been to assure existing residents a stable and comfortable…
  • Sep 15

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy
    David Schleicher, Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability, 127 Yale L.J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Steve Eagle The principal goal of local zoning has been to assure existing residents a stable and comfortable…
Rank this Week: 43

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 18

    Follow Evidence Based Medicine on Every Work Comp Claim With This Simple System

    Follow Evidence Based Medicine on Every Work Comp Claim With This Simple System
    Hey there, Michael Stack here CEO of Amaxx. So I’m not a doctor, right, I have no medical training. I’ve never even particularly liked science very much; biology, chemistry, those classes in high school, just not my thing. I was…
  • Sep 14

    Hiring Unqualified People Is Big Worker’s Comp Mistake

    Hiring Unqualified People Is Big Worker’s Comp Mistake
    Hiring unqualified people to fill positions within the workforce is by far one of the biggest mistakes made in maintaining low workers’ comp costs.   The trucking industry and bus drivers for school buses, over the road or…
  • Sep 13

    Dr. Jacob Lazarovic Joins Amaxx As Medical Advisor

    Dr. Jacob Lazarovic Joins Amaxx As Medical Advisor
    Kennebunkport, Maine. September 13, 2017 – Amaxx, the nation’s leading resource for workers’ compensation cost containment best practices is proud to announce the addition of Jacob Lazarovic, MD as Medical…
Rank this Week: 122

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: 128

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: 172

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 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…
  • Sep 15

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition
    Has the world gone crazy? A. No. B. Yes. C. The word “crazy” is a microaggression. ANSWER: B. See how you do with these guaranteed true news items from the last week, all relating to employment law. Then tell me whether you agree…
  • Sep 15

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    All immigration, all the time! Will Krasnow of our Boston Office has been working overtime in following the latest developments, and explaining what they mean for employers. Last Friday, he had this Immigration Dispatch on the end…
Rank this Week: 270

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 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…
  • Aug 22

    Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Case Fails Due to Incomplete Language in Initial Pleading

    Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Case Fails Due to Incomplete Language in Initial Pleading
    The document that initiates a Maryland medical malpractice lawsuit against a defendant is called the complaint. Under Maryland law, a plaintiff’s complaint must be drafted according to guidelines. For example, a complaint must contain…
Rank this Week: 267

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: 259

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Lingering Effects of Dieselgate

    Lingering Effects of Dieselgate
    The “Dieselgate” scandal continues to deepen for auto manufacturer Volkswagen. The software that allowed the vehicles to cheat emissions test and allowed for much more pollution into the air than... Read more » The post…
  • Sep 15

    People Demanding Recourse in Equifax Personal Data Leak

    People Demanding Recourse in Equifax Personal Data Leak
    Recently, the credit monitoring agency Equifax had a security breach, where the personal information of millions of people was exposed. Many think that the cyber security incident resulted in the... Read more » The post People…
  • Sep 14

    Stolen Vehicle Leads To Accident and Police Fight

    Stolen Vehicle Leads To Accident and Police Fight
    Getting into an accident would be enough to qualify as a bad day for most people. Getting into an accident in a stolen car makes things slightly worse. Getting into... Read more » The post Stolen Vehicle Leads To Accident and Police…
Rank this Week: 319

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: 369

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/
  • Sep 12

    Court Allows Wife to Reopen Workers’ Compensation Claim That Had Been Previously Settled by Husband

    Court Allows Wife to Reopen Workers’ Compensation Claim That Had Been Previously Settled by Husband
    Many Georgia workers’ compensation cases involve only minor or temporary injuries. However, some tragic cases result in an employee’s death. In these cases, the worker’s dependents may be entitled to benefits. In a recent…
  • Sep 6

    Navigating Appeals in Georgia Workers’ Compensation Case

    Navigating Appeals in Georgia Workers’ Compensation Case
    Often, when a Georgia workers’ compensation case is denied, the employee chooses to appeal their case to a higher court. In many cases, there can be multiple rounds of appeals, resulting in ongoing uncertainty. However, ultimately the…
  • Aug 29

    Government Derails Certain Workplace Safety Regulation

    Government Derails Certain Workplace Safety Regulation
    The Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act is intended to provide compensation to individuals who are injured at work. Workers’ compensation benefits are meant to help workers return to work, and in the case of a death, to provide…
Rank this Week: 387

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

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

    Cost of PPD increased

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

    What happens when your FCE is invalid?

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

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016
    Effective January 1, 2016, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been decreased significantly from 57.5 cents per mile to 54 cents per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC…
Rank this Week: 362

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: 361

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: 487

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: 1012

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 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…
  • Sep 13

    One of America’s Most Dangerous Job

    One of America’s Most Dangerous Job
    Kicked, pummeled, taken hostage, stabbed and sexually assaulted … would you want a job that included these risks? In One of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs, the Washington Post shines a spotlight on the dangers in the nursing…
Rank this Week: 892

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 22

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Is It Covered by Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation?

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Is It Covered by Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition affecting the hand, fingers, and wrist. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the hand to the arm, becomes compressed where the hand and wrist meet. The condition is given its…
Rank this Week: 752

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: 1091

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: 1013

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: 678

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: 768

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: 658

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Covers New Jersey workers' compensation law.

http://www.petrilloandgoldberg.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Governor Christie says he will approve back pay for furloughed workers during government shutdown

    Governor Christie says he will approve back pay for furloughed workers during government shutdown
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he would approve legislation to restore compensation for workers who were laid off when the state government was shut down. This marked the second shutdown in the history of the state. A representative…
  • Jul 31

    Long wait for survivor benefits for the spouse of volunteer

    Long wait for survivor benefits for the spouse of volunteer
    Following the death of Scott Danielson, a member of the Lakeland Ambulance Squad and Andover Borough Councilman, his wife was left with a number of financial setbacks. Although it has been a year and a half since her husband’s death,…
  • Jul 26

    Settlement in retaliation suit grants city employee $75K

    Settlement in retaliation suit grants city employee $75K
    A city worker who claimed he was demoted and terminated after filing two workers’ compensation claims for injuries sustained at work has settled his lawsuit against Galloway for $75,000. Frank Chamberlain stated he received negative…
Rank this Week: 1018

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Aug 25

    Car Accident Risks and ADHD

    Car Accident Risks and ADHD
    Driving safety is a matter of concern for parents of most teens, and especially so for the parents of a teenager diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A new study finds that teenagers who suffer from ADHD are more…
  • Aug 15

    How Princess Di’s Tragic Death Helped Make Roads Safer

    How Princess Di’s Tragic Death Helped Make Roads Safer
    August marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana. What many people are not aware of, however, is how Di’s tragic death in a Paris tunnel in 1997 significantly changed the driving landscape in France, and made…
  • Jul 9

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia
    Pedestrians have never been this unsafe on the streets of Georgia. According to reports, there was a concerning spike in the number of pedestrian accident fatalities reported last year. In 2016, there was an increase of 21% in pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 998

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 660

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: 1014

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: 922

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: 893

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: 1028

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: 899

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1705

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: 1791

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 11

    5 Common Work Injuries that Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Arkansa

    5 Common Work Injuries that Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Arkansa
    No matter what your job is, you always have a risk of being injured at work. While some jobs are considerably more physical, other jobs still commonly see injuries to various parts of the body. Whether you work with machinery or sit at a…
Rank this Week: 1838

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: 1187

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • 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)…
  • Aug 31

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. An estimated 7 million Americans work at least two jobs. As the holidays approach, many people will take on holiday jobs as well. Getting hurt at a second…
Rank this Week: 3442

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 11

    Seattle Art Museum Presents: INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH

    Seattle Art Museum Presents: INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH
    SAM GALLERY PRESENTS: INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH See the hidden beauty of the factories, ships, boxcars, bridges, and vintage signage of the industrial landscape at SAM Gallery during Industrial Strength. Featured Artists Iskra Johnson Kate Protage…
Rank this Week: 3578

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: 1746

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: 1542

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Sep 18

    Technology is Changing Workers’ Compensation Processe

    Technology is Changing Workers’ Compensation Processe
    Workers’ compensation is often a loaded issue. It is politically-charged and can cause rifts between labor and management. Studies have shown that employees who are compensated well and enjoy good medical coverage are happy and…
  • Sep 11

    Make the Most of Self-Improvement Month

    Make the Most of Self-Improvement Month
    Competition is always in rich supply. Whether you own your own business or you work for a big company, you need to stay ahead of the curve. Although some organizations make it a point to have regular training for their employees, it is still…
  • Sep 3

    Labor Day and the Evolution of the Job Market

    Labor Day and the Evolution of the Job Market
    Labor Day is not just celebrated in the U.S. but has become a movement in many parts of the world. In addition to recognizing workers themselves, Labor Day tips its hat to all that the labor movement has achieved. These accomplishments…
Rank this Week: 4266

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Sep 17

    Evaluando la lista de los mejores patrono

    Evaluando la lista de los mejores patrono
    Recientemente se publicó en el Nuevo Día una lista de “Los Mejores Patronos de 2017”.  Esa lista no necesariamente incluye los que en efecto son los ‘mejores’ patronos de Puerto Rico sino…
  • May 15

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable
    Una licencia adicional de doce meses no era un acomodo razonable bajo la Ley ADA (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades) en el caso de una empleada que ya había disfrutado de cinco meses de licencia. La empresa la despidió luego…
  • May 2

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra
    Con la reforma laboral que trajo la ley 4-2017, el concepto de lo que es una hora extra cambió; se simplificó la manera de computarlas pero esto no necesariamente le hará la vida más facil al trabajador.…
Rank this Week: 2272

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • 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.…
  • Sep 11

    Summertime Boating Safety Tip

    Summertime Boating Safety Tip
    Summertime in Florida is the perfect time to get out on the water.  However, whenever there is more traffic, there is also the potential for disasters to happen. Staying safe on the water is everyone’s job.  Below is a list of…
Rank this Week: 1646

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 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…
  • Sep 8

    Birth Injuries in Hollywood and Florida

    Birth Injuries in Hollywood and Florida
    When couples learn that they are expecting a child, they are often jubilant with the news. It is an exciting time and many families and look forward to sharing a lifetime of memories with their children. Unfortunately, birth injuries can rob…
Rank this Week: 1803

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: 1413

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: 3381

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

Covers workers’ compensation law and drug injuries. By Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP.

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Sep 14

    New York State Workers’ Compensation Board Proposes Broad Anti-Worker Change

    New York State Workers’ Compensation Board Proposes Broad Anti-Worker Change
    There is a phrase in politics known as Friday News Dump or Take out the Trash Day. In other words, the act of releasing certain news items at the end of the work week in an attempt to avoid media scrutiny. In the case of the New York State…
  • Aug 8

    Groundwater Contamination In Bethpage A Possible Source Of Disability Claim

    Groundwater Contamination In Bethpage A Possible Source Of Disability Claim
    N.Y. Assemblyman Anthony Saladino (left) and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) display a map of the spread of a plume of toxic chemicals from Bethpage to Massapequa. Last year news broke that New York was going to test water on Long Island for…
  • Jul 20

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury
    As an attorney who has represented injured workers for more than 27 years, I see first hand what an injury can do to workers and their families. A number of years ago I represented an injured electrician, who as a result of an overextension…
Rank this Week: 2828

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: 2416