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Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 21

    5 Ways to Relieve and Prevent Chronic Low Back Pain

    5 Ways to Relieve and Prevent Chronic Low Back Pain
    Experiencing low back pain is common among adults. And as one of the most pervasive and expensive causes of workers’ compensation claims, it makes sense do everything possible to prevent LBP.   Our industry could prevent needless…
  • Jun 20

    6 Strategies to Determine Workers’ Comp Causation

    6 Strategies to Determine Workers’ Comp Causation
    Causation is one of the most challenging concepts in the claims community. Causes of low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other soft tissue pain are often a matter of conjecture on the part of treating physicians, leaving claims…
  • Jun 19

    Medcor Announces the Acquisition of TalisPoint

    Medcor Announces the Acquisition of TalisPoint
    Chicago-based Medcor, Inc., the leading health navigation firm, has acquired San Francisco-based Talisman Systems Group, Inc., the leading provider of network management services for workers’ compensation and other industries. Talisman…
Rank this Week: 120

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Covers New Jersey workers' compensation law.

http://www.petrilloandgoldberg.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Temporary disability benefits in New Jersey

    Temporary disability benefits in New Jersey
    Workers’ compensation benefits in New Jersey are controlled by N.J.S.A. 34:15, et seq. If you become injured in the workplace in New Jersey, among the benefits to which you are entitled are temporary disability benefits. If you suffer…
  • May 31

    How to find the best personal injury lawyer in Camden, New Jersey

    How to find the best personal injury lawyer in Camden, New Jersey
    If you have suffered an injury through no fault of your own, having experienced legal representation is essential as you try to recover and get your life back in order. Picking the right personal injury lawyer can make all the difference in…
  • May 25

    Negligence by construction company leads to collapsed wall, employee fatality and injury

    Negligence by construction company leads to collapsed wall, employee fatality and injury
    Onekey LLC, a company for managing and developing construction, has been summoned by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to establish safeguards and training for employees that…
Rank this Week: 1477

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

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

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    A Few Drinks and Lead to a Slip and Fall

    A Few Drinks and Lead to a Slip and Fall
    You’re at a bar and like most places, there are a few drinks spilled every now and then, or maybe an unsuspected leak coming from the ceiling. Either way, you’re walking back towards your friends in the dimly lit bar and, without…
  • Jun 21

    Loading Dock Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie

    Loading Dock Accidents Can Result in Serious Injurie
    The workday might have started just like any other one. As the warehouse manager, you pop out to the loading dock all the time. You enjoy chatting with the truckers as they drop off materials. However, today was quite different. As you…
  • Jun 20

    Leading Causes of Home Fires in New Jersey

    Leading Causes of Home Fires in New Jersey
    The smell of smoke has suddenly woken you up in your New Jersey home in the middle of the night. You can’t tell if it’s coming from inside your home, outside your home, or possibly a neighbor’s home. Then the sound of your…
Rank this Week: 1773

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Issues New Ruling on Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Reimbursement

    Supreme Court Issues New Ruling on Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Reimbursement
    In a recent case, decided on June 19, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania granted appeal to clarify the scope of subrogation reimbursement under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act (the “Act”). By way of background, the Act…
  • Jun 20

    Pennsylvania Proposes Big Changes to State Law White-Collar Overtime Exemption

    Pennsylvania Proposes Big Changes to State Law White-Collar Overtime Exemption
    Back in January, Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) would propose new regulations under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) that would increase the minimum salary requirement for the…
  • Jun 15

    Governor Wolf Issues Executive Order Attempting to Address Pay Inequality

    Governor Wolf Issues Executive Order Attempting to Address Pay Inequality
    On June 6, 2018, Governor Wolf signed Executive Order 2018-18-03, which is designed to combat the gender pay gap in Pennsylvania. The Executive Order directs all state agencies under the governor’s jurisdiction to: no longer inquire…
Rank this Week: 4030

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Study finds Illinois mining injuries are underreported

    Study finds Illinois mining injuries are underreported
    Recent research has found the majority of Illinois mining-related injuries and illnesses go unreported to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). MSHA requires mine operators to report all such…
  • Jun 15

    Truck driver faces multiple charges in fatal I-55 collision

    Truck driver faces multiple charges in fatal I-55 collision
    A Colorado truck driver was charged with eight counts of aggravated reckless driving and four counts of reckless homicide in a crash that involved seven vehicles. Four people died in the accident, while 11 others suffered injuries. The…
  • May 31

    Medication Errors Are Higher Due To Opioid Shortage

    Medication Errors Are Higher Due To Opioid Shortage
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a nationwide opioid shortage has caused medication errors throughout hospitals.
Rank this Week: 3197

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

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

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Jun 22

    Illinois Fathers Near Bottom Nationally in Parenting Time

    Illinois Fathers Near Bottom Nationally in Parenting Time
    Fathers’ rights advocates and some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for 50-50 parenting time to become the default when parents divorce or separate. Illinois law currently presumes that it is in a child’s best interest to spend a…
  • Jun 19

    Preventing Falls in the Workplace

    Preventing Falls in the Workplace
    According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a lack of protection against falls is the most frequently cited safety violation during workplace inspections. Falls are one of the most…
  • Jun 16

    Check Lease When Claiming Landlord Premises Liability

    Check Lease When Claiming Landlord Premises Liability
    There are three factors that a personal injury claimant must prove in a case of premises liability: The defendant owed a duty to maintain the safety of the property; The defendant neglected its duty in the upkeep of the property; and The…
Rank this Week: 1769

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?
    Many workers have jobs that require them to perform highly dangerous tasks or expose them to hazardous conditions on a daily basis and these jobs naturally increase the risk of employee fatality. With workplace safety regulations in place and…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee
    When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and off of the plane, they may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Airline workers of all kinds…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim
    A skilled Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer can be instrumental in helping victims get fair and absolute workers’ compensation benefits. Injured employees are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
Rank this Week: 1354

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

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

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

    Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?
    Many workers have jobs that require them to perform highly dangerous tasks or expose them to hazardous conditions on a daily basis and these jobs naturally increase the risk of employee fatality. With workplace safety regulations in place and…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee
    When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and off of the plane, they may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Airline workers of all kinds…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim
    A skilled Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer can be instrumental in helping victims get fair and absolute workers’ compensation benefits. Injured employees are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
Rank this Week: 1333

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/
  • Jun 22

    Early Morning Truck Accident

    Early Morning Truck Accident
    Truck drivers in Florida are on the roads at all hours of the night and day as they make deliveries to businesses and organizations across the region. Unfortunately, a varied schedule which takes drivers on the roads at all hours comes with…
  • Jun 15

    How Bias Can Lead to Elder and Nursing Home Injuries in Hollywood

    How Bias Can Lead to Elder and Nursing Home Injuries in Hollywood
    Ageism is a form of bias based on age and unfortunately the elderly often bear the brunt of this prejudice. Unfortunately, some people assume the elderly get easily lost or confused and this bias can be very dangerous in a nursing home…
  • Jun 1

    Preventing Child Heatstroke Tragedies in Hollywood and Florida

    Preventing Child Heatstroke Tragedies in Hollywood and Florida
    Children are not just injured in Hollywood and Florida car accidents. Even when a car is not moving, it can pose a serious danger for a child. For example, about 37 children die, on average, due to being forgotten in a car. Even on an…
Rank this Week: 760

LHWCA, DBA & WHCA

LHWCA, DBA & WHCA

Covers the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), Defense Base Act (DBA) and War Hazards Compensation Act (WHCA). By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

https://mblb.com/lhwca-dba-whca/
  • Jun 22

    Update on Lucia v. SEC and the Constitutionality of ALJ

    Update on Lucia v. SEC and the Constitutionality of ALJ
    As we reported, on June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, finding the SEC’s administrative law judges to be unconstitutionally appointed. In anticipation of the…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Ruling That ALJs Are Unconstitutional Impacts LHWCA and DBA Claim

    Supreme Court Ruling That ALJs Are Unconstitutional Impacts LHWCA and DBA Claim
    A decision today by the United States Supreme Court impacts administrative law judges serving in the Department of Labor who adjudicate claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act.…
  • Jun 20

    DOL Implements New Rule Addressing Compensation Rates Under LHWCA

    DOL Implements New Rule Addressing Compensation Rates Under LHWCA
    The Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation program has implemented a new rule addressing provisions on maximum and minimum compensation rates payable under Section 6[c] of the Longshore & Harbor Workers’…
Rank this Week: 1627

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Mesothelioma Victims – Not Just an Issue of Workers’ Compensation

    Mesothelioma Victims – Not Just an Issue of Workers’ Compensation
    It is now possible for workers, who are exposed to asbestos and develop mesothelioma, to pursue a personal injury case against their employer. Under Missouri workers’ compensation coverage, “exclusive remedy” is what is used…
  • Jun 18

    Exposure to Silica Dust in the Workplace and Your Health

    Exposure to Silica Dust in the Workplace and Your Health
    Most people who develop silicosis do so due to the exposure that they have when they are in a work environment. Most people know that asbestos is a dangerous substance and a toxin that requires special precaution to when handled and disposed…
  • Jun 15

    Car Accidents Comprise a Vast Majority of Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Car Accidents Comprise a Vast Majority of Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you are injured in a car accident while working under the scope of your employment, you should be able to claim workers’ compensation for your injuries. Since car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury outside of the…
Rank this Week: 1942

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

https://www.constangy.com/employment-labor-insider
Rank this Week: 2877

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    A Lack Of Seatbelts Kills Two Young Children In Cobb County

    A Lack Of Seatbelts Kills Two Young Children In Cobb County
    Seatbelts play a prime role in preventing ejections in crashes. The great majority of people who are ejected are typically not wearing seat belts. SUVs and vehicles that have sun... Read more » The post A Lack Of Seatbelts Kills Two…
  • Jun 21

    Part Problems Continue To Plague Takata Airbag Recall

    Part Problems Continue To Plague Takata Airbag Recall
    The Takata airbag recall has been the largest recall in automotive history. Millions of vehicles have been recalled for airbags that can explode with so much force that it sends... Read more » The post Part Problems Continue To Plague…
  • Jun 20

    Jaws Of Life Necessary To Rescue Nine People From Accident

    Jaws Of Life Necessary To Rescue Nine People From Accident
    Everyone has likely heard of a tool called the “Jaws of Life” which is used to extract people who have been trapped inside an automobile following an accident. While there... Read more » The post Jaws Of Life Necessary To…
Rank this Week: 2110

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/
  • Jun 22

    The Story of Parenthood

    The Story of Parenthood
    Douglas NeJaime, The Nature of Parenthood, 126 Yale L.J. 2260 (2017). Courtney Cahill Professor Douglas NeJaime’s article, The Nature of Parenthood, unites concepts, ideas, bodies of law, and legal subjects that have largely been viewed…
  • Jun 21

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?
    John Rappaport, How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1539 (2017). Jack Preis Constitutional tort remedies, like their common law counterparts, are presumed to deter future violations. But the inference of deterrence…
  • Jun 20

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”
    Maya Manian, The Story of Madrigal v. Quilligan: Coerced Sterilization of Mexican-American Women, in Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The meaning of “success” in…
Rank this Week: 2691

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Connecticut Welcomes a New Worker's Compensation Chairman

    Connecticut Welcomes a New Worker's Compensation Chairman
    The Workers’ Compensation Commission is pleased today to welcome Stephen M. Morelli as our newest Workers’ Compensation Commission Chairman. Morelli was recently appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy to this position following the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 856

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

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

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Fentanyl, The Opioid Crisis, and Products Liability Law

    Fentanyl, The Opioid Crisis, and Products Liability Law
    Unless you’ve already fled to your fortified doomsday bunker and cut off contact with the outside world–and these days I can’t say I’d blame you–you’ve probably heard or read the phrase “opioid…
  • Jun 18

    Reggie Bush’s Recent Success In Court Is a Lesson in Premises Liability

    Reggie Bush’s Recent Success In Court Is a Lesson in Premises Liability
    Recently a St. Louis jury awarded Reggie Bush, a former NFL running back, a total of $12.5 million in damages for a 2015 slip-and-fall that ended his performance in the season and likely contributed to his retirement in 2017. While I…
  • Jun 7

    Garland Apartment Complex in Hot Water Over Murky Pool

    Garland Apartment Complex in Hot Water Over Murky Pool
    It’s been big news in Dallas that a 4-year-old Garland girl, Mariah Anthony, drowned in a pool at the Meadow Creek apartment complex this past Sunday. This incident was different than most other pool drownings, because the media and…
Rank this Week: 4107

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    I’ve Applied for Social Security Disability, Now What?

    I’ve Applied for Social Security Disability, Now What?
    Making the decision to apply for Social Security Disability benefits is not an easy one. You have to consider the length of the process and come to terms with the fact that you just can’t physically or mentally work on a full-time basis…
  • Jun 19

    Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality

    Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality
    Imagine this scenario: you’ve experienced an accident due to someone else’s negligence. A fall down a poorly-maintained stairway. A slip on a dangerously slick surface. A run-in with a defective product. You were injured –…
  • Jun 14

    Does Workers’ Compensation Impact Future Employment?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Impact Future Employment?
    When you suffer a work-related injury, endless questions arise: How can I continue to pay my bills? Support my family? Cover medical expenses? How soon can I get back to work? What do I do now? Workers’ compensation is designed to…
Rank this Week: 707

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1374

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Jun 21

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa
    There’s no contest in a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle. You’re the small guy in this equation and it’s likely any collision will result in damage to you and your bike. There are a fe... This article…
  • Jun 12

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike
    There’s nothing like riding Iowa’s highways and back roads on a motorcycle.  Whether riding alone, or with friends, it’s important to always follow Iowa’s motorcycle laws.  Here are 3 thing... This…
  • Jun 6

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim
    A dog bite can happen in the blink of an eye and leave you or a loved one severely injured, confused and in pain.  You may not know what to do next.  If you or a loved one has been attacked by a do... This article What You Need…
Rank this Week: 1492

North Carolina Disability Law Blog

North Carolina Disability Law Blog

Addresses legal issues regarding obtaining personal injury, workers compensation, veterans disability and social security disability benefits. By the Bishop Law Firm.

https://www.disabilitylawfirmnc.com/posts/
  • Jun 21

    Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer

    Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
    Do you need a Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer? If so, The Bishop Law Firm can help. We represent personal injury clients in Chapel Hill, NC (Orange County) and surrounding areas. Read on for cases we handle and how we can help you.…
  • Jun 18

    NC Premise Liability Lawyer

    NC Premise Liability Lawyer
    If you are injured on someone else’s property, are you responsible for paying for your injuries, or is the landowner responsible? Speaking with a NC Premise Liability Lawyer can help you flesh out if your injury is compensable. The…
  • Jun 14

    NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer

    NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer
    If you believe that you or someone you care for has been injured from negligent hospital care, speaking with a NC Hospital Negligence Lawyer should be your next move. The Bishop Law Firm represents hospital negligence clients and we offer…
Rank this Week: 1632

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 21

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. A commenter on our firm’s Facebook page stated the use of proper body mechanics will prevent nurses from getting injured. There is some truth to that…
  • Jun 18

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.
    Attorney Leonard Jernigan compiled a list of the biggest workers’ compensation frauds Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. My friend and colleague Len Jernigan has again compiled the Top 10…
  • Jun 14

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers? …. Well, maybe not. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals considered the following issue: can a temporary…
Rank this Week: 3469

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Jun 21

    Special Topic: Automation/Robot Fatality Narrative

    Special Topic: Automation/Robot Fatality Narrative
    Warehouse Worker Crushed by Forks of Laser Guided Vehicle The Washington Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program* has published a new Fatality Narrative. The new narrative describes an incident where a warehouse worker was…
  • Jun 18

    WA State’s New Equal Pay Opportunity Act

    WA State’s New Equal Pay Opportunity Act
    As of June 7, 2018, in Washington State, employees are legally required to receive equal pay and career advancement opportunities, regardless of gender. The changes are a result of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn…
  • Jun 11

    Brian Wright Provides Presentation to Colleagues at GLP Attorney

    Brian Wright Provides Presentation to Colleagues at GLP Attorney
    On June 5th, Brian visited our neighbors upstairs at GLP Attorneys to discuss workers’ compensation topics with members of their firm. Although our firms practice in different areas of the law, there are certain cases where our…
Rank this Week: 3034

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Jun 21

    Workers’ Compensation:  The Man-made Quagmire (Part 2 of 3)

    Workers’ Compensation:  The Man-made Quagmire (Part 2 of 3)
    Today’s post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm. Paul has done a good job of describing the difficulties by injured workers. This is the second part of a three-part series in which I explain why…
  • Jun 18

    Caught in the TTD/PPD squeeze

    Caught in the TTD/PPD squeeze
    Consider these common scenarios after a serious work injury. An injured employee is done recovering from a surgery but can’t go back to work until they complete a Functional Capacity Evaluation. An injured employee is done recovering…
  • Jun 14

    Three ways to make sense of Masterpiece Cakeshop

    Three ways to make sense of Masterpiece Cakeshop
    The Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop was not as harmful to LGBT rights or civil rights laws in general as feared.  In fact, Masterpiece was cited by the Arizona Court of Appeals in upholding a Phoenix municipal…
Rank this Week: 3303

Venus Poe, PA Blog

Venus Poe, PA Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and workers' compensation law.

http://venuspoe.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Be Safe in the Pool This Summer

    Be Safe in the Pool This Summer
    Swimming Pool Safety Summer is rapidly approaching and, with it, many people’s favorite summer pastime—swimming. While swimming and other water activities are, indeed, fun, the water can pose certain risks. Sadly, approximately…
  • Jun 16

    June is Fireworks Safety Month

    June is Fireworks Safety Month
    June is Fireworks Safety Month: Be Aware and Stay Safe Independence Day and fireworks are virtually synonymous; however, fireworks can be quite dangerous. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in the month around…
  • Jun 9

    Making Driving Safer Through Technology

    Making Driving Safer Through Technology
    How Modern Technology is Making Driving Safer The seeming lightning speed at which new technology is developed and made available in all aspects of our lives is truly amazing. Perhaps nowhere is this evolution more evident than in…
Rank this Week: 1626

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2942

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye, Fitting & Frangos.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jun 20

    Family of a Northern California Jogger Killed by a Bus Obtains $4M Judgment

    Family of a Northern California Jogger Killed by a Bus Obtains $4M Judgment
    When you experience the loss of a loved one due to an accident, it is inherently tragic and horrifying. If that accident occurred due to someone else’s negligence, there may be many things that you find yourself facing. In addition to…
  • Jun 13

    An Accident Along the Famed Venice Beach Boardwalk Leads to a $14M Settlement

    An Accident Along the Famed Venice Beach Boardwalk Leads to a $14M Settlement
    According to the Los Angeles Times, an injured woman and the family of a deceased woman worked out a settlement recently with the City of Los Angeles to bring to an end lawsuits that accused the city of failing to maintain parts of the Venice…
  • Jun 6

    Obtaining a Fair — and Complete — Settlement Agreement in Your California Personal Injury Case

    Obtaining a Fair — and Complete — Settlement Agreement in Your California Personal Injury Case
    In any complete settlement agreement, there is more within that document than just a payment term and a provision for a release of claims. These additional terms may seem to be a mere formality, but they can be very important. That is just…
Rank this Week: 2215

Workers' Compensation Blog

Workers' Compensation Blog

By Gaylord & Nantais.

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

    Suing Your Employer If You Are Injured At Work: What The Law State

    Suing Your Employer If You Are Injured At Work: What The Law State
    Receiving an injury while on the job can be financially devastating. In some cases, if your injury is severe enough, you may not be able to return to your old job. This can mean limited financial... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jun 6

    Prevalence of Hearing Loss in the HSA Sector and Its Surveillance

    Prevalence of Hearing Loss in the HSA Sector and Its Surveillance
    All industries carry some level of risk in terms of hearing loss or other occupational hazards. The health care and social assistance sector are no different. Employees who work in these industries... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 23

    Your Employer's Responsibilities In Case You Suffer Workplace Injury

    Your Employer's Responsibilities In Case You Suffer Workplace Injury
    Whether you are injured on the job or on company property, your employer will most likely be required to pay for at least a portion of your medical bills. The amount of their liability will be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 2136

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: 2323

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    Penalty Denied in MSP Private Cause of Action Claim for Delay in Reimbursement

    Penalty Denied in MSP Private Cause of Action Claim for Delay in Reimbursement
    While the personal representative of an estate had standing to bring a lawsuit against a medical provider for recoupment of money under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act [MSP], it was unable to seek double damages for delay in reimbursement of…
  • Jun 13

    Massachusetts Sues Purdue Pharma for Illegally Marketing Opioids and Profiting From Opioid Epidemic

    Massachusetts Sues Purdue Pharma for Illegally Marketing Opioids and Profiting From Opioid Epidemic
    More than 670 Massachusetts Residents Prescribed Purdue Opioids Died from Opioid-Related Overdoses since 2009; Purdue Sales Reps Made 150,000 Visits to Medical Offices Since 2008, Sold 70 Million Doses Generating $500 Million in…
  • Jun 11

    Increased Suicide Rates: Compensability and Prevention

    Increased Suicide Rates: Compensability and Prevention
    Suicide rates in the United States have risen nearly 30% since 1999, and mental health conditions are one of several factors contributing to suicide, a compensable workers' compensation condition. Examining state-level trends in suicide and…
Rank this Week: 3634

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Jun 19

    Senators Portman and Nelson Introduce Bill Regarding Medicare Set-Aside Agreement

    Senators Portman and Nelson Introduce Bill Regarding Medicare Set-Aside Agreement
    On June 18, 2018 Senators Portman (R-OH) and Nelson (D-FL) introduced a bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation…
  • Jun 13

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Rate Change Effective July 1, 2018

    Alabama Workers’ Compensation Rate Change Effective July 1, 2018
    Beginning July 1, 2018, the maximum workers’ compensation payable will be raised to $865.00 per week and the minimum will be raised to $238.00 per week. https://labor.alabama.gov/docs/guides/wc_weeklywage.pdf This blog…
  • May 13

    Compensable before Compel Says Alabama Court of Civil Appeal

    Compensable before Compel Says Alabama Court of Civil Appeal
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its decision in the case ofIn re: Jeffrey Donaldson v. Sears Roebuck and Co. on May 11, 2018. It’s decision confirmed that when compensability is disputed, an employer cannot be…
Rank this Week: 4340

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/
  • Jun 19

    ENTIDADES DE TERCERAS PARTES CONTRA TRIPLE CANOPY Y SOC

    ENTIDADES DE TERCERAS PARTES CONTRA TRIPLE CANOPY Y SOC
    Nuestro bufete de abogados les gusta encontrar casos de responsabilidad de terceras partes y obtener una resolucion monetaria para los clientes.  Sin embargo, no mentiriamos a un cliente acerca de su reclamacion de terceras partes. Para…
  • Jun 15

    3rd Party Lawsuits against Triple Canopy and SOC

    3rd Party Lawsuits against Triple Canopy and SOC
    This firm likes to find third party liability cases and obtain settlements for the clients. However, we will not lie to a client about their having a third party claim. Just to be clear there are no valid pending lawsuits against Triple…
  • May 15

    Our San Juan Law Office is Open for Business in Puerto Rico

    Our San Juan Law Office is Open for Business in Puerto Rico
    We welcome our new clients in Puerto Rico as we are now open for business at 1519 Juan Ponce de Leon Ave. #510, San Juan PR 00909-1715 only 12 minutes from the Airport. I’ll explain why we opened to help those working there. In 2004, a…
Rank this Week: 2363

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jun 19

    Limited Driving Privilege in NC After DWI

    Limited Driving Privilege in NC After DWI
    Being convicted of a DWI brings with it a litany of consequences. However, for most people, the primary concern is their licensing privileges and the ability to drive. This becomes even more complicated when you are convicted of a DWI in…
  • Jun 12

    NC DMV License Suspension Out of State Speeding Ticket

    NC DMV License Suspension Out of State Speeding Ticket
    The post NC DMV License Suspension Out of State Speeding Ticket appeared first on Minick Law, P.C..
  • May 17

    Reasonable Suspicion: U.S. v Rodriguez

    Reasonable Suspicion: U.S. v Rodriguez
    The post Reasonable Suspicion: U.S. v Rodriguez appeared first on Minick Law, P.C..
Rank this Week: 2251

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/
  • Jun 19

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING: WHAT IF MY CHILDREN DIE BEFORE ME?

    IDAHO ESTATE PLANNING: WHAT IF MY CHILDREN DIE BEFORE ME?
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney As a part of my Idaho estate planning practice over the last 20 years I meet with clients to discuss their questions and concerns about either creating an estate plan for them or how the…
  • Jun 17

    3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SPENDING YOUR KID’S INHERITANCE

    3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SPENDING YOUR KID’S INHERITANCE
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney So you’ve worked hard your entire life and have put together a pretty good retirement plan for yourself. Your house is paid off, your cars are free and clear of any debts, and your…
  • Jun 12

    TOMS v. DAVIES – WHAT CONSTITUTES A VALID WILL IN IDAHO

    TOMS v. DAVIES – WHAT CONSTITUTES A VALID WILL IN IDAHO
    By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney Many times in my nearly 20-year career as a Idaho estate planning attorney I’ve had clients come to me and talk with me about how they can create a valid last will and testament in…
Rank this Week: 1666

Ohio Employers' Injury Law Blog

Ohio Employers' Injury Law Blog

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

https://ohioemployersinjurylaw.blog/
Rank this Week: 1538

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation…

Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Experts

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

http://www.wisworkcompexperts.com/
  • Jun 18

    Recovering From Injurty – “Is Heroism the Standard?” Redux

    Recovering From Injurty – “Is Heroism the Standard?” Redux
    Judge David B. Torrey My friend and colleague, Professor and Judge David Torrey, with whom I serve on the Board of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, recently posted this blog in response to an insurance industry…
  • May 17

    Work-Related Death in Milwaukee

    Work-Related Death in Milwaukee
    Another sad day at a Wisconsin workplace.  The news came out that a worker was killed in a traumatic incident at a major Wisconsin employer: Oak Creek man killed in Caterpillar accident. Such tragedies are becoming more and more…
  • May 7

    Workers’ Memorial Day…and the Decline in Worker Safety

    Workers’ Memorial Day…and the Decline in Worker Safety
    Last week (April 28) was Workers’ Memorial Day, remembering and honoring all those workers who have been injured or killed in the workplace.  While we’ve come a long way in our country toward protecting workers, current…
Rank this Week: 3306

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: 2355

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: 1269

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 18

    Who Let the Dogs Out?! No, Seriously, Who Let Them Out?

    Who Let the Dogs Out?! No, Seriously, Who Let Them Out?
    Regardless of the answer, if you’re a dog owner, reading this article could save you from serious legal consequences concerning your beloved companion. This article will aid in your understanding of the Massachusetts Dog Bite Statute…
  • Apr 23

    Rising Star Attorney Muska Yousuf

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

    Tax Reform’s Impact on Divorce

    Tax Reform’s Impact on Divorce
    The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act imposes sweeping changes to the tax code. Many of the changes will affect taxpayers going through a divorce. Effect on Personal Exemptions Old Law: In 2017, taxpayers claimed a personal exemption for themselves,…
Rank this Week: 620

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

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

    When Workplace Horseplay Claims An Innocent Victim

    When Workplace Horseplay Claims An Innocent Victim
    Workplace horseplay is not simply harmless fun. Horseplay can lead to serious accidents and injuries. What if I suffer an injury in a horseplay incident at work? Can I get workers’ compensation benefits if injured in horseplay? In…
  • Jun 11

    New Client Interviews — Understanding The Human Story

    New Client Interviews — Understanding The Human Story
    Another Huntsville personal injury law firm recently published its list of “expectations” for new client consultations. Their list is a good technical list. Potential clients need to know that good personal injury attorneys…
  • Jun 4

    Texting And Driving Endangers Everyone

    Texting And Driving Endangers Everyone
    Texting while driving puts all of us at risk. How can we expect our children to be safe drivers if we do not lead by example? We must lead by example. Because of that, I’ve written several posts discussing distracted driving among both…
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
  • Jun 17

    DETALLES DE LA LEY QUE SUSTITUYE LA LEY 80 DE DESPIDO INJUSTIFICADO

    DETALLES DE LA LEY QUE SUSTITUYE LA LEY 80 DE DESPIDO INJUSTIFICADO
    La medida de Senado P1011 y su equivalente en la Cámara C1634- ya aprobadas- son las que traen la eliminación de las reclamaciones bajo la Ley 80 de despido injustificado.   Denominada, “Fondo de…
  • Jun 13

    Hoy Taller- Pasos Concretos Para Operar un Negocio

    Hoy Taller- Pasos Concretos Para Operar un Negocio
    Hoy Miércoles 13 de Junio  de 6pm-9pm la organización SCORE sin fines de lucro  inicia un taller de cuatro módulos de tres horas cada uno e incluye material didáctico- dirigido a ayudar y encaminar a las…
  • Jun 9

    Oferta Para Lectores Boletín- Pasos Sencillos Iniciar tu Negocio- Taller y Mentoría

    Oferta Para Lectores Boletín- Pasos Sencillos Iniciar tu Negocio- Taller y Mentoría
    ¿ESTÁ LISTO PARA SER SU PROPIO JEFE? El Próximo Miércoles 13 de Junio  de 6pm-9pm la organización SCORE sin fines de lucro  inicia un taller de cuatro módulos de tres horas cada uno e…
Rank this Week: 2374

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 658

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Jun 14

    Construction To Improve Hamilton Traffic, Driving, and Safety

    Construction To Improve Hamilton Traffic, Driving, and Safety
      Fresh on the heels of adjusting traffic signals, the work done at Main and Martin Luther King, as well as the South Hamilton Crossing traffic project, we’re hearing a large promise of additional…
  • Apr 30

    Major Game Changers in Hamilton Ohio’s Revitalization

    Major Game Changers in Hamilton Ohio’s Revitalization
    McKenzie & Snyder is proud to call Hamilton Ohio home. Hamilton seems to have an uncanny ability to uphold its unique history and small-town charm while providing all the conveniences and accommodations of a big city.…
  • Mar 28

    Fairfield Ohio Car Accident Lawyer

    Fairfield Ohio Car Accident Lawyer
    Auto Accident Attorney In Fairfield, OH Mckenzie & Snyder gets it. If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you are also burdened with a number of overwhelming concerns that follow. The tumult of handling insurance,…
Rank this Week: 4575

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/
  • Jun 14

    Your monthly dose of health wonkery

    Your monthly dose of health wonkery
    Despite vacations, graduations, weddings and all the usual seasonal distractions, the Health Wonks are on the job. The June compendium of health policy news is freshly posted by long-time wonk Hank Stern at InsureBlog — and speaking of…
  • Jun 12

    Bulletin: Dog Catches Bus! Now What?

    Bulletin: Dog Catches Bus! Now What?
    We’re goin’ right straight back to 2010 To start the health care war all over again! It took time, but the GOP has finally learned a thing or two about fighting the Affordable Care Act, or, as they insist on calling it:…
  • May 17

    Health Wonk Review – Instagram Style

    Health Wonk Review – Instagram Style
    A picture’s worth a thousand words, and today Jason Shafrin proves it at Healthcare Economist. Jason has a photo, a chart, a graph and even a cartoon (for you Sponge Bob lovers) to illustrate what Health Wonk Review authors are posting.…
Rank this Week: 401

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    Why the Reggie Bush Verdict Will Improve Working Conditions for All Pro Athlete

    Why the Reggie Bush Verdict Will Improve Working Conditions for All Pro Athlete
    Former NFL football player Reggie Bush recently obtained a $12.5 million-dollar jury award against the Saint Louis Rams in a third-party negligence claim arising out of a 2015 knee injury suffered during a game. Tort law, which includes…
  • Mar 8

    Can my Attorney Force the Insurance Company to Settle my Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Claim?

    Can my Attorney Force the Insurance Company to Settle my Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Claim?
    Often times, in the course of a Massachusetts workers’ compensation claim, lump sum settlement negotiations will occur.  This typically occurs after the injured worker has reached maximum medical improvement (medical treatment has…
  • Feb 22

    How Do I Know If I Have a Massachusetts Personal Injury Case?

    How Do I Know If I Have a Massachusetts Personal Injury Case?
    If you are injured and it is due in part or in whole to someone else’s negligence, then you may have a personal injury case. Negligence is generally defined as a failure to use reasonable care. If you were hurt because someone else…
Rank this Week: 2080

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/
  • Jun 13

    Are Your SI Joints Causing Your Chronic Low Back Pain?

    Are Your SI Joints Causing Your Chronic Low Back Pain?
    Many people have lived with chronic back pain for years. Whether merely a nagging inconvenience or a debilitating pain, chronic back pain at the least decreases quality of life and at its worse can be disabling. But, there may be hope, and…
  • Apr 5

    Chronic Pain Management: An Update on the Opioid Crisi

    Chronic Pain Management: An Update on the Opioid Crisi
    Back in 2013, we published a close look at the rising opioid crisis. It focuses on the likely impact on access to pain medication for those who truly need it. In short, it was clear that regulations would tighten in response to addictions…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3081