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Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Oct 11

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?
    Short-term disability benefits rarely last more than 12 months. Unfortunately, the illness or injury that forced you out of work for an extended period will not stick to a deadline.   You have three basic options when your disability…
  • Sep 28

    Does My Child Qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

    Does My Child Qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
    The Social Security Administration determines each child’s eligibility for Supplement Security Income on a case-by-case basis. The agency applies criteria that include the child’s age, disability status, family structure, parental…
  • Sep 2

    Did you leave the scene of an accident even though you were not at fault

    Did you leave the scene of an accident even though you were not at fault
    State law in Ohio requires each person involved in a crash on a public road or parking lot to report the incident to police. The hit-and-run statute also imposes legal duties to remain on the scene, speak with investigators, alert emergency…
Rank this Week: 2163

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Personal Injury? You Need A Real Trial Lawyer, Not An Ambulance Chaser.

    Personal Injury? You Need A Real Trial Lawyer, Not An Ambulance Chaser.
    Drawing from Beinecke Library (License link: CC BY-SA 2.0) The Insurance Journal recently reported the story of a client solicitation and kickback scheme involving several Florida attorneys. The arrested Florida attorneys were charged…
  • Oct 9

    A Discussion Of Workers’ Compensation Trials In Alabama

    A Discussion Of Workers’ Compensation Trials In Alabama
    Last Friday, I spoke at a workers’ compensation seminar in Birmingham. If you have read this blog in the past, then you know my strong feelings that lawyers should be life-long students of their legal specialty. That’s why our…
  • Oct 2

    Hurt In A Car Accident By A Bankrupt Driver? You May Still Recover Compensation For Your Personal Injuries.

    Hurt In A Car Accident By A Bankrupt Driver? You May Still Recover Compensation For Your Personal Injuries.
    Another driver crashed into you. You suffered personal injuries in the car accident. Now, you need medical care. Medical Bills. Lost Wages. Disability. Pain and Suffering. You may be worried about several issues. So, you decide to make a…
Rank this Week: 1355

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 21

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Blawg is 10 Years Old!

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Blawg is 10 Years Old!
    The Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg is 10 years old!  We would like to take this time to thank all of our readers who have helped to makehttp://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com a go to reference for Alabama workers'…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4150

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 11

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]
    According to the USPS, postal workers suffer more than 5,000 injuries from dog bites and attacks every year. Studies show that postal workers who deliver the mail rank third for the most reported dog bites and attacks. Dog Bites and Attacks…
  • Oct 4

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe
    In a car crash, sitting in the back seat can be more dangerous than sitting in the front seat. Recent studies show that backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than front seat drivers and passengers.…
  • Sep 26

    Temperature Plays A Significant Role in Worker Injuries [Infographic]

    Temperature Plays A Significant Role in Worker Injuries [Infographic]
    Workers who are exposed to extreme temperatures on the job have a higher risk of injuries and chronic health problems. Exposure to prolonged periods of heat and cold account for thousands of work-related injuries each year. OSHA Safety…
Rank this Week: 1596

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    5 Ways Children Can be Eligible for Their Parents’ Social Security Benefits in Arkansa

    5 Ways Children Can be Eligible for Their Parents’ Social Security Benefits in Arkansa
    Social Security is not just for the elderly. Thousands of Americans, young and old, receive Social Security benefits for their disabilities. Many of these are based on their work history. Like with retirement plans from Social Security, the…
  • Oct 4

    Can Social Security be Garnished to Pay Student Loans in Arkansas?

    Can Social Security be Garnished to Pay Student Loans in Arkansas?
    Wage garnishment is a complicated topic – especially when it comes to garnishing Social Security. If you are receiving Social Security Disability, you may not be elderly or retired. Many young people receive need-based Supplemental…
  • Sep 28

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?
    For those suffering with multiple sclerosis (MS), your condition may be severe enough to give you difficulties with standing, balancing, walking, or fine motor function. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) includes multiple…
Rank this Week: 168

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 27

    New Report Shows Risks of Injuries and Fatalities for Atlanta Worker

    New Report Shows Risks of Injuries and Fatalities for Atlanta Worker
    The risk of workplace injuries and fatalities at work is still far too high. Unfortunately, because many jobs have inherent risks and many worksites are not as safe as they should be, thousands of workers are killed every single year.…
  • Apr 20

    OSHA Holds Fall Protection Stand Down to Raise Awareness of Workplace Fall

    OSHA Holds Fall Protection Stand Down to Raise Awareness of Workplace Fall
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is holding a Fall Prevention Stand-Down throughout the United States. The Stand-Down will occur between May 8 and May 12, 2017. According to Safety BLR,  OSHA indicates that the event is…
  • Apr 13

    What Happens if You Get a Workplace Illness Due to Toxic Exposure at an Atlanta Worksite?

    What Happens if You Get a Workplace Illness Due to Toxic Exposure at an Atlanta Worksite?
    Workers in all different industries could be exposed to toxic chemicals and hazardous products as a result of the work that they do on a daily basis.  Whenever a worker is exposed to a hazardous substance, it is important for the…
Rank this Week: 1521

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Atlanta Workers Compensation Law

Covers news, cases, statutes, and trends in Georgia workers' compensation law. By Bader Law Firm.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompblog.com/
  • May 14

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured

    MARTA Bus v. Train Collision Leaves 6 Injured
     On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 a freight train collided with a MARTA bus after a safety mechanism at the railroad crossing malfunctioned. Authorities are investigating as to what caused this.  5 passengers were injured as well as the…
  • May 6

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia

    Scaffolding Violations Against 5 Contractors In Georgia
    Unsafe scaffolding spotted by health and safety inspectors who were driving by a suburban Atlanta construction site led to $125,000 in proposed penalties against five contractors, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Apr 2

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure

    Senate Passes Exclusive Remedy-Tightening Measure
     The Georgia Senate has passed a bill meant to tighten the exclusive-remedy portion of the state’s workers’ compensation law, sending the measure on a track to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk. The Senate passed House Bill 412…
Rank this Week: 4490

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • 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…
  • Mar 30

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
Rank this Week: 2204

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: 2397

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1643

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: 1430

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: 2196

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death
    The mother of a special needs student who drowned in a high school swimming pool filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Education. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, is seeking in excess of $100,000 in…
  • Oct 6

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son
    A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of reckless homicide of an unborn child and 14 counts of reckless homicide in a deadly car accident that occurred in rural Beecher, Illinois. An expectant mother and her three young sons died in…
  • Sep 30

    Police officer exceeding speed limit not charged in wrongful death case

    Police officer exceeding speed limit not charged in wrongful death case
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a Naperville police officer was not charged for speeding and killing a woman. The woman’s family is suing the city for wrongful death.
Rank this Week: 199

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability
    After promising voters to not touch Social Security, the Trump administration has proposed a budget(1) to Congress that would cut $72 billion from Social Security disability. This move, not supported by the facts, is based on the belief is…
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
Rank this Week: 3044

California Comp Blog

California Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation legal decisions.

http://www.californiacompblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    We’ve Moved!

    We’ve Moved!
    The California Comp Blog has moved to: RTGR law.com Blog We’ll see you there!    
  • May 7

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption

    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP Announces New Presentation on Safety Officer Benefits & Presumption
    Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer LLP is pleased to announce our new Powerpoint presentation: Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions – Mitigating Public Agency Workers’ Compensation Exposure.  This presentation covers…
  • Mar 31

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation

    Proposed En Banc Decision May Lead to Increased Litigation
    The Appeals Board has issued a proposed en banc decision addressing whether the original panel QME or AME must be used to address subsequent dates of injury. In Ismael Navarro v. City of Montebello, the Appeals Board proposed holding the…
Rank this Week: 2925

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Oct 5

    Employer did not terminate worker’s employment because he had raised safety concern

    Employer did not terminate worker’s employment because he had raised safety concern
    After only two months on the job, an equipment operator/driver was terminated by his employer. He believed he had been terminated because he had recently raised several health and safety concerns about a job site. He had been concerned that a…
  • Oct 3

    Second OHSA conviction gets construction employer jailed for 30 day

    Second OHSA conviction gets construction employer jailed for 30 day
    Another Ontario employer has been jailed for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act. As in some previous OHSA jail-time cases, this one involved a worker falling off a roof. For our blog posts on some previous OHSA jail-time cases,…
  • Sep 29

    Changes on the horizon for Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation system?

    Changes on the horizon for Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation system?
    In March 2016, the Government of Alberta launched a formal review of the workers’ compensation system and established an independent panel to examine the system and make recommendations. The panel received feedback from the public and…
Rank this Week: 3191

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Head Injury Types & Symptom

    Head Injury Types & Symptom
    We help head injury victims obtain financial recovery Head injuries stem from any number of accidents, ranging from car accidents and construction accidents to slip and fall accidents and sports accidents. While some head injuries may be…
  • Aug 2

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report
    In Illinois, state police and law enforcement officials are legally required to file an Illinois Traffic Crash Report whenever a vehicle is involved in a car accident—including collisions with other motor vehicles, bicyclists, and…
  • Jun 30

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

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
Rank this Week: 1513

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Head Injury Types & Symptom

    Head Injury Types & Symptom
    We help head injury victims obtain financial recovery Head injuries stem from any number of accidents, ranging from car accidents and construction accidents to slip and fall accidents and sports accidents. While some head injuries may be…
  • Aug 2

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report
    In Illinois, state police and law enforcement officials are legally required to file an Illinois Traffic Crash Report whenever a vehicle is involved in a car accident—including collisions with other motor vehicles, bicyclists, and…
  • Jun 30

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

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
Rank this Week: 1471

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Head Injury Types & Symptom

    Head Injury Types & Symptom
    We help head injury victims obtain financial recovery Head injuries stem from any number of accidents, ranging from car accidents and construction accidents to slip and fall accidents and sports accidents. While some head injuries may be…
  • Aug 2

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report

    How to Read Your Illinois Traffic Crash Report
    In Illinois, state police and law enforcement officials are legally required to file an Illinois Traffic Crash Report whenever a vehicle is involved in a car accident—including collisions with other motor vehicles, bicyclists, and…
  • Jun 30

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

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
Rank this Week: 1404

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: 2399

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4053

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Oct 3

    Spanish Speaking Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, Dayton

    Spanish Speaking Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, Dayton
    McKenzie & Snyder LLP serves the entire population of Southwest Ohio when injured on the job or in a car accident; they are proud to provide Spanish speaking free injury case evaluations. Spanish is the official second language in the…
  • Aug 16

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

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

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio
      Getting hurt on the job undoubtedly sends shockwaves through your entire life. Whether you’ve just become injured or you’re already at odds with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, call us anytime with any questions…
Rank this Week: 4660

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: 896

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: 3043

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: 461

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2771

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/
  • Oct 13

    Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein

    Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein
    Words fail me. Let’s just say that I hope he is sincere about getting the help he needs to turn his life around. Which, among other things, should include trying to make some form of restitution to his alleged victims. (None…
  • Oct 13

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Trump’s travel ban scores one with the SCOTUS. This week, in a victory for the Trump Administration, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed as moot one of the two pending challenges to the March 6 travel ban issued by the Administration and…
  • Oct 11

    Coming attraction: Affirmative Action Edition!

    Coming attraction: Affirmative Action Edition!
    Our new blog, Affirmative Action Edition, should be on a computer or mobile device near you by the end of this month! Don’t go away!… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2899

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jo Ann Hoffman & Associates, P.A.

https://www.joannhoffman.com/blog/
  • Aug 13

    Lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero en el extranjero

    Lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero en el extranjero
    Si usted se lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero para un contratista estado unidense, lo primero que debe hacer es reportar su lesion…
  • Jul 25

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability
    While rare, an attorney should always consider the viability of pursuing a third-party claim where a DBA injury is due to the negligence of a third-party other than your employer. This is allowed under 33 U.S.C. Section 933 (a) but has a…
  • Jul 24

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso
    Una muy buena noticia es que para ganar un caso de DBA por las causas es bastante facil. Una vez que usted muestre el 1% de la causa…
Rank this Week: 2186

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/
  • Oct 16

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home
    A recent investigation by CNN has unveiled a number of questions surrounding the use of Nuedexta in nursing homes. Nuedexta is a drug approved by the FDA to treat PBA (pseudobulbar affect), a condition which causes sufferers to experience…
  • Sep 22

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home
    There are many forms of nursing home neglect and abuse which can be seen in nursing homes in Hollywood and other parts of Florida. Unfortunately, over the past month we have seen the unfolding tragic events at the Rehabilitation Center at…
  • Sep 19

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida

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

Florida Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida construction accidents and workers' compensation law. By Randy Zeldin.

http://www.floridasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Aug 5

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”

    Importance of a “Seizure Diary”
    Randy Zeldin, Esq. is a Social Security attorney and lawyer, representing individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits due to epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and due to chronic migraine headaches. Social Security Disability…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog

    Social Security Unveils New Plan for Hearing Backlog
    With a backlog of nearly 1.1 million claimants awaiting hearings before a Social Security Judge, by the end of 2015, and an average wait time to get a hearing of 512 days nationwide, the pressure is on to create new ways to expedite the…
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Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Christopher J. Smith. Covers issues relevant to injured workers in Florida and new case law updates.

https://cjsmithlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit
    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefits An individual is eligible for disability benefits through the date of full retirement age.[1] For most people approaching retirement age, that is about 66. The post Social Security…
  • May 7

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry
    Fraud in Workers’ Compensation cases can come in many forms: A misrepresentation about how the injury occurred (on vs off the job), or a person working “off the books” and The post Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The…
  • Apr 8

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage There are many volunteer opportunities that are very physical in nature. From building houses to delivering meals, people often give their time and physical efforts The post…
Rank this Week: 1353

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Fort Worth personal injury and workers' compensation law. By the Law Office of Stephen O'Rear, P.C.

http://www.fortworthinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
  • Jul 15

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT

    LIABILITY UNDER THE TEXAS FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS ACT
    If you owe someone a debt and you attempt to avoid paying that debt by transferring your assets to a family member or another entity you control to try to keep it out of the reach of your creditors you may be violating the Texas Uniform…
Rank this Week: 3352

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: 1376

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/
  • Oct 12

    Court Denies Subsequent Workers’ Compensation Claim After Employee Signs Settlement Agreement

    Court Denies Subsequent Workers’ Compensation Claim After Employee Signs Settlement Agreement
    Georgia workers’ compensation cases are sometimes resolved through an agreement between the claimant and the employer. A recent case demonstrates the importance of obtaining competent representation before entering into a settlement…
  • Oct 5

    Court Considers Psychological Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Court Considers Psychological Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Although most Georgia workers’ compensation claims result from a physical injury at work, some workers also suffer a mental health injury at work. In a recent case, one court considered whether a worker’s psychological injury was…
  • Sep 26

    Court Explains Meaning of “Willful Misconduct” in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Court Explains Meaning of “Willful Misconduct” in Workers’ Compensation Case
    In many Georgia workers’ compensation cases, there is a question of whether the employee’s own actions played a role in causing the injury. In a recent case, Georgia’s Supreme Court explained the meaning of “willful…
Rank this Week: 2822

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: 382

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1978

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

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

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Is Providing an Interpreter for the Deaf-Blind at a Movie Theater Required by the ADA?

    Is Providing an Interpreter for the Deaf-Blind at a Movie Theater Required by the ADA?
    I didn’t think I’d write even a single piece about movie theaters during my tenure here, and yet I’m about to do so for the third time. The offenses involved in the other two–a bad date and a questionable screening…
  • Oct 10

    (Updated) Drunk Driving Chronicle: Harris County, Texa

    (Updated) Drunk Driving Chronicle: Harris County, Texa
    Texas continues to be infamous for leading the country in drunk driving fatalities. Partly due to its size, but also due to a high rate of drunk driving, Harris County (Houston) contributes more to that dubious distinction than any other…
  • Oct 9

    If South Carolina Can Mandate Liquor Liability Insurance, Why Can’t Texas?

    If South Carolina Can Mandate Liquor Liability Insurance, Why Can’t Texas?
    Good news, South Carolinians! Legislators in your state passed a law in June requiring bars and restaurants that sell alcohol past 5 p.m. to have liability insurance policies of at least $1 million. Under the new law, these businesses will…
Rank this Week: 91

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 20

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?
    By Joseph G. Ballstaedt Contrary to what you may believe, if you are an undocumented immigrant living in Idaho, you have many substantial rights under the United States constitution. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) wants…
  • Apr 20

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic
    By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney It doesn’t really matter whether you live in Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, or Coeur d’Alene. Idaho Estate planning Basics are the same for everyone. Every adult in Idaho should have at least a basic estate…
  • Apr 15

    Idaho Estate Planning and Life Insurance

    Idaho Estate Planning and Life Insurance
    By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney So you have completed your Idaho estate planning. Congratulations! You have now accomplished more than 68 percent of adults in America. However, before you get too excited about what you have done, it is a great…
Rank this Week: 1635

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: 3583

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
Rank this Week: 4459

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 3050

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Oct 16

    Theodore Roosevelt Pushed For Protection Of Worker

    Theodore Roosevelt Pushed For Protection Of Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Brody Ockander, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Workers’ Compensation benefits are often confusing and seemingly unfair at first glance to many of my clients. As a result, I often find myself…
  • Oct 12

    Groups Oppose Legislation Aimed to Change Wisconsin’s Advisory Council

    Groups Oppose Legislation Aimed to Change Wisconsin’s Advisory Council
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Wisconsin’s Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council serves as the driving force behind the state’s historically stable and first-rate…
  • Oct 9

    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. Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack…
Rank this Week: 3318

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    PHYSICAL INJURIES COMBINED WITH A MENTAL INJURY

    PHYSICAL INJURIES COMBINED WITH A MENTAL INJURY
    Under Iowa law a worker is entitled to be compensated for mental injuries that are caused or aggravated by a physical work injury. The recent Iowa Workers’ Compensation Appeal Decision of Justin Doty v. Clearly Builders Corporation and…
  • Sep 27

    REVIEW-REOPENING CLAIMS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES

    REVIEW-REOPENING CLAIMS IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES
    Under Iowa workers’ compensation law if there has been a change of condition in a worker’s situation since the case was settled or went to hearing the worker can receive additional disability benefits.  The worker needs to…
  • Sep 20

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

    AN INJURED IOWA WORKER DOES NOT NEED TO HAVE A PERFECT CASE
    The Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner filed a recent appeal decision in the case of Michael McBurney v. Agri Star Meat & Poultry. Mr. McBurney’s claim was that he was knocked down by a fork lift and suffered a low back…
Rank this Week: 3150

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 9

    Torn Knee Ligament Injuries – St. Louis Work Injury Attorney

    Torn Knee Ligament Injuries – St. Louis Work Injury Attorney
    Knee injuries are quite common in the construction, manufacturing or any other industry that requires manual labor. The knee is the largest weight bearing joint in the human body. There are four ligaments in our knee. If a tendon ruptures or…
  • Oct 5

    How Chemical Exposure Can Cause Cancer – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    How Chemical Exposure Can Cause Cancer – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Chemical exposure in the workplace poses a serious risk to workers and can cause health problems ranging from minor skin irritation to respiratory diseases. As of 2014, nearly 8.8 percent of all workplace fatalities were attributed to toxic…
  • Oct 4

    Injuries From Roofing Fall Accidents – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Injuries From Roofing Fall Accidents – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Due to the fact that roofers work high above the ground most of the time, their jobs are inherently dangerous. Working on roofs can be extremely dangerous. There have been many cases where a roofer has lost his life after falling from a…
Rank this Week: 2327