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Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Dec 8

    Back In The game Or Back To Work Too Soon?

    Back In The game Or Back To Work Too Soon?
    Senator Dan Quick has introduced employee-friendly legislation Last weekend’s Big 10 Conference football championship game between Ohio State and Wisconsin contained some off-the-field controversy when former Wisconsin Badger and…
  • Nov 30

    Is The NEW GIG A New Bargain For Workers?

    Is The NEW GIG A New Bargain For Workers?
    Lost among the din of Twitter feuds and even more serious reporting on tax reform, is attention to a tax bill about gig economy workers that could impact more than just tax policy. The New Economy Works to Guarantee Independence and…
  • Nov 22

    Amazon, Walmart and the “Shameless” Economy

    Amazon, Walmart and the “Shameless” Economy
    With holiday shopping in full swing, Gizmodo just ran a long article about how Amazon is using an Uber-like app to hire delivery drivers as independent contractors. Back in June, I blogged about a Walmart program where Walmart employees were…
Rank this Week: 99

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/
  • Dec 13

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena
    The Environmental Law Institute & the American Bar Association’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Environmental Protection in the Trump Era (2017).Kathryn WattsSince January 2017, the news headlines have been screaming about…
  • Dec 12

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?
    Anya E. R. Prince & Arlene M. Davis, Navigating Professional Norms in an Interprofessional Environment: The 'Practice' of Healthcare Ethics Committees, 15 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 115 (2016), available at SSRN. Carl…
  • Dec 11

    A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
    Brooke D. Coleman, A Legal Fempire?: Women in Complex Civil Litigation, 93 Ind. L.J. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Suzette M. MalveauxIf ever there was a right time to discuss gender inequity in the legal profession, it is now. With a…
Rank this Week: 236

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Dec 11

    Cries of High Costs and Fraud – Watch for Reform

    Cries of High Costs and Fraud – Watch for Reform
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. There is always discussion, in every state, about the expense of workers’ compensation insurance to employers. It is common to hear stories of corruption and fraud…
  • Dec 7

    Will The Supreme Court’s Attack On State Courts Affect Workers’ Compensation?

    Will The Supreme Court’s Attack On State Courts Affect Workers’ Compensation?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. One of the biggest and least understood developments of the current session of the Supreme Court session is how the Supreme Court has undercut the power of…
  • Dec 4

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who has represented injured workers for more than 27 years, I see first hand what an injury can do to…
Rank this Week: 195

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 142

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, general liability, nursing homes and workers compensation. By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.southcarolinainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home

    Former Employee Faces Criminal Charge for Alleged Assault/Abuse at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home
    Your lawyers in Charleston at Howell and Christmas, LLC recently read a Post and Courier article concerning of a horrifying incident of nursing home abuse at a Mt. Pleasant facility. The alleged assailant is a 44-year-old North Charleston man…
  • Dec 25

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie

    Engineering Shortcuts Lead to Building Collapse and Serious On the Job Injurie
    Similar to the last blog entry posted by your Charleston personal injury attorneys, today's post also concerns the Dallas Cowboys. But unlike the last entry, today's post focuses not on the Cowboys players, but on a 88,000-square-foot…
  • Dec 18

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy

    Late Night Drunk Driving Accident Involving Two Dallas Cowboy
    As BIG football fans, your South Carolina accident lawyers at Howell and Christmas, LLC have posted numerous articles concerning America's most watched sport. Until now, however, posts have dealt primarily with player safety on the field;…
Rank this Week: 166

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3885

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Employees Who are Exempt from Workers’ Compensation Benefits – St. Louis Work Accident Lawyer

    Employees Who are Exempt from Workers’ Compensation Benefits – St. Louis Work Accident Lawyer
    The type of employee that you are largely determines whether or not you are eligible to collect. In the state of Missouri, employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers compensation is the coverage that an…
  • Dec 4

    Wage and Hour Claims – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer

    Wage and Hour Claims – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer
    The amount of back pay you may be entitled to recover can be significant. Federal and state laws and regulations govern the payment of wages. If your employer has not paid you in full for all of your work, you may be entitled to penalties and…
  • Nov 30

    If I Get Workers Compensation Benefits, Can I Sue My Employer?

    If I Get Workers Compensation Benefits, Can I Sue My Employer?
    If you have been injured at work, there are some exceptions to the “no sue” rule. When you collect workers’ compensation benefits, you are typically not allowed to sue your employer. If your employer carries workers’…
Rank this Week: 2333

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Fault Isn’t Always Clear

    Fault Isn’t Always Clear
    Georgia is an at-fault or “tort” state in which the person determined to be at fault for an accident either has to pay for repairs and other compensation or their... Read more » The post Fault Isn’t Always Clear…
  • Dec 12

    Latest Snowstorm Handled Better Than Expected

    Latest Snowstorm Handled Better Than Expected
    People not native to the south may laugh when cities like Atlanta cancel school for a small amount of snow. However, those native to the city and surrounding areas know... Read more » The post Latest Snowstorm Handled Better Than…
  • Dec 11

    Second Jury Victory in Androgel Case

    Second Jury Victory in Androgel Case
    As men age, their levels of the hormone testosterone begin to drop. Some men choose to treat this drop in testosterone with the drug called AndroGel. However, one of the... Read more » The post Second Jury Victory in Androgel Case…
Rank this Week: 1831

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/
  • Dec 13

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?
    Drones are probably one of the top gift options for your favorite tech junkie this holiday season. And, if you already own or know someone who owns a drone, you know how easy it is to have a few drinks, go out in the backyard, and let that…
  • Dec 12

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge
    You feel entirely justified. After all, you only punched the guy in the nose after he said something derogatory about your sister. Meanwhile, even a few moments in cuffs has you concerned. Now that you’re facing assault charges, you are…
  • Dec 11

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?
    With some parts of New Jersey recording more than six inches of snow this past weekend and more snow in the forecast for the upcoming week, it’s a good time to discuss what you should do if you suffer “slip and fall” or…
Rank this Week: 1546

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation and class actions.

http://www.pattersondahlberg.com/news-recent-cases/
  • Dec 13

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

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

    Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits: What Patients Should Know 

    Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits: What Patients Should Know 
    November 30, 2017 If you received a hip implant you know they can drastically affect your quality of life. The goal of any hip replacement is to improve your mobility and decrease pain, but in […] The post Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits:…
  • Nov 29

    DePuy Orthopaedics Faces Federal False Claims Act Lawsuit

    DePuy Orthopaedics Faces Federal False Claims Act Lawsuit
    2017-11-28 DePuy Orthopaedics and parent company Johnson & Johnson have already been told by a jury they’ll have to pay around $247 million to settle lawsuits related to their hip replacement devices. The two companies…
Rank this Week: 1735

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    An Unpaid Volunteer Firefighter Not Entitled to NJ Workers’ Compensation Temporary Benefits - Unreported Decision

    An Unpaid Volunteer Firefighter Not Entitled to NJ Workers’ Compensation Temporary Benefits - Unreported Decision
    The NJ Appellate Division held, in an unreported opinion*, that an unpaid and unemployed volunteered firefighter was not entitled to temporary workers’ compensation benefits. The Court affirmed the compensation judge’s finding…
  • Dec 12

    NJ Supreme Voids Agreements Not To Sue Third-Partie

    NJ Supreme Voids Agreements Not To Sue Third-Partie
    In a landmark decision, the NJ Supreme Court has ruled that agreements between employers and employees not to file a lawsuit against an employer's customers are unenforceable. The Court held that such disclaimers are against public…
  • Nov 24

    Amazon, Walmart and the “Shameless” Economy

    Amazon, Walmart and the “Shameless” Economy
    Today's guest author is Jon Rehm*, of the Nebraska Bar.With holiday shopping in full swing, Gizmodo just ran a long article about how Amazon is using an Uber-like app to hire delivery drivers as independent contractors.Back in June, I blogged…
Rank this Week: 3666

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: 2144

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    What is the Average Settlement for Car Accidents in Arkansas?

    What is the Average Settlement for Car Accidents in Arkansas?
    If you were injured in a car accident, one of your first questions may be to ask how much your case is worth. It is difficult to fully understand what your case might be worth without looking at the rules in your state that govern what you…
  • Dec 4

    Can Disability be Garnished for Child Support in Arkansas?

    Can Disability be Garnished for Child Support in Arkansas?
    Receiving federal aid may be your only way of seeking income to support yourself if you face an ongoing medical condition that keeps you from working. However, while this money comes from the US Government’s Social Security Agency…
  • Nov 20

    What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Arkansas?

    What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Arkansas?
    Every personal injury case in Arkansas is limited by what’s known as a “statute of limitations.” These cases put a time limit on your ability to file a lawsuit. If you wait too long to file your case, you may be time-barred…
Rank this Week: 1314

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 13

    The Significance of Maximum Medical Improvement in Worker’s Comp

    The Significance of Maximum Medical Improvement in Worker’s Comp
    The concept of “maximum medical improvement” (MMI) is an important notion in workers’ compensation claims.  This concept is based on the fact that it often triggers the discontinuance of various wage loss…
  • Dec 12

    Overcoming Barriers to Effective Return-to-Work

    Overcoming Barriers to Effective Return-to-Work
    There are many barriers the claims management team must overcome when seeking to return an employee to work following an injury and disability.  These barriers include those posed by the employee.  Taking a proactive approach to…
  • Dec 11

    Work Comp Compensability – Understanding Jurisdictional Question

    Work Comp Compensability – Understanding Jurisdictional Question
    Proactive members of the claims management team need to be fully engaged on important issues.  This includes handling various questions of compensability that need to be answered on every claim.  Common questions include applying…
Rank this Week: 4613

Workers' Compensation Blog

Workers' Compensation Blog

By Gaylord & Nantais.

http://blog.gaylordnantais.com/
  • Dec 13

    Work Related Hearing Loss Claims You Must Know About

    Work Related Hearing Loss Claims You Must Know About
    If you work in an environment where you are constantly being exposed to loud noises, you may be risking your hearing. According to the law, an employer must provide you with some type of ear... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Dec 6

    Is a Legal Settlement for Mesothelioma Taxable Income?

    Is a Legal Settlement for Mesothelioma Taxable Income?
    Individuals who have taken part in and won a mesothelioma lawsuit need to understand how the tax laws will affect the amount of money they actually received during the payout process. Several factors... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Nov 29

    Overcoming Legal Hassles for a Hearing Loss Claim

    Overcoming Legal Hassles for a Hearing Loss Claim
    Hearing loss is often permanent. In most cases, there is no way to reverse the damage and the only real options for treatment are a hearing aid or cochlear implant. Companies are required by law to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 2270

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2351

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

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

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Dec 12

    How Police Identify Drivers for DUI Stop

    How Police Identify Drivers for DUI Stop
    Police officers are always on the lookout for drunk drivers, but they must have reason to believe that a driver may be impaired before pulling him or her over on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately,…
  • Dec 7

    Six Reasons You Can Expect to be Happier After Divorce

    Six Reasons You Can Expect to be Happier After Divorce
    No one should expect you to consider your divorce to be a positive development in your life. Your marriage is ending, your family is being torn apart, and the divorce process is often stressful and unpleasant. At times, you may question…
  • Dec 4

    Unnatural Accumulation Determines Liability for Snow and Ice Injurie

    Unnatural Accumulation Determines Liability for Snow and Ice Injurie
    The coming of winter means we are nearing slip and fall season in Illinois. Snow and ice accumulation creates treacherous surfaces, which can cause us to fall despite our best efforts to remain safe. Falls can cause severe injuries, including…
Rank this Week: 1541

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2259

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Winter Related Workplace Injurie

    Winter Related Workplace Injurie
    The winter season has arrived in Pennsylvania and the nasty weather that it brings.  Winter weather presents many hazards for workers including slippery roads/surfaces, strong winds and low temperatures.  The dangers are…
  • Sep 26

    OSHA to Investigate Worker Death at Central Pennsylvania Amazon Warehouse

    OSHA to Investigate Worker Death at Central Pennsylvania Amazon Warehouse
    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration will investigate the death of an Amazon employee that occurred Tuesday September 19th at an Amazon warehouse in Cumberland County. Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall says 28-year-old…
  • Aug 25

    Staying Safe While Working in the Summer Heat

    Staying Safe While Working in the Summer Heat
    The summer heat is in full force and every year dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat and/or humid conditions.  The construction industry is the occupation that is the most affected by the…
Rank this Week: 4439

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: 2937

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/
  • Dec 12

    What Do You Mean, I Can’t Sue My Employer?

    What Do You Mean, I Can’t Sue My Employer?
    OSHA find the owner of the Didion Milling Plant in connection with an explosion that killed 2 workers and injured several more. I sat down this morning with a television reporter interviewing me about a horrific explosion in Wisconsin that…
  • Oct 26

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who has represented injured workers for more than 27 years, I see first hand what an injury can do to…
  • Oct 5

    Protecting Yourself At Work: What To Do If There Is An Active Shooter

    Protecting Yourself At Work: What To Do If There Is An Active Shooter
    Today’s older post is especially timely and comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who has been practicing before the New York State Workers’…
Rank this Week: 3370

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: 1373

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: 1390

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Social Media in the Workplace: More Changes Ahead?

    Social Media in the Workplace: More Changes Ahead?
    In days past employees discussed and debated workplace issues around the water cooler. That sentimental past-time has long since been replaced by online social media networking and the reach of social media is stunning. There are more than 2…
  • Dec 6

    Covered Employers Must Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data to OSHA by December 15, 2017

    Covered Employers Must Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data to OSHA by December 15, 2017
    Last year, OSHA issued a new electronic reporting rule that requires employers with more than 250 employees in industries covered by the OSHA recordkeeping regulations, as well as employers with 20-249 employees in designated “high-risk…
  • Nov 27

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania Court Says Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania Court Says Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
    Last November, we explained the decision in the case of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Scott Medical Health Center, P.C., from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.  There, the court concluded…
Rank this Week: 3869

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: 2979

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3220

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Dec 11

    Human Rights in the Workplace

    Human Rights in the Workplace
    Human rights are considered the basis of civilized life. This concept has not always been fully appreciated, but it has grown in importance through the years. Human rights ensure that people are free and valued as an equal to their fellow…
  • Dec 5

    Tips for Settling a Workers’ Compensation Case

    Tips for Settling a Workers’ Compensation Case
    Navigating workers’ compensation settlements can be thorny. If you are involved in a workers’ compensation case, here are some key things to consider before settling. This is compensation for work, not for pain and suffering. If…
  • Nov 23

    Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

    Improving the Outcome of a Workers’ Compensation Hearing
    One of the most common frustrations in filing a workers’ compensation claim is that the process—including the employer’s and insurance company’s review of your claim—can take a long time. Another challenge is…
Rank this Week: 4144

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

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

http://www.injuryrelief.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Fiat Chrysler Urged to Recall 2017 Pacifica Minivans Over Alleged Power-Loss Malfunction

    Fiat Chrysler Urged to Recall 2017 Pacifica Minivans Over Alleged Power-Loss Malfunction
    When we hit the road in Dallas, we have to be prepared for things to get a little hairy (“Big D” was named the 9th most dangerous city for drivers in a 2016 study). As long as we’re alert enough to avoid some jerk cramming…
  • Dec 6

    How Safe Is a “Safe Trucking Company”?

    How Safe Is a “Safe Trucking Company”?
    When you read in the news about a trucking company having a good safety record, what does that actually mean? When most people think of a company as being safe, they probably envision an operation that doesn’t pose any threat to their…
  • Dec 5

    Many News Reports Ignored an Important Detail About A Drunken Waffle House Adventure.

    Many News Reports Ignored an Important Detail About A Drunken Waffle House Adventure.
    We’ve often had to counsel people not to believe everything they see in the news. While I do believe that reporters make good-faith efforts to get the facts straight, it’s still unavoidably true that wires get crossed and…
Rank this Week: 4279

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Dec 11

    Illinois Road Memorials: Remembering Those Who Lost Their Live

    Illinois Road Memorials: Remembering Those Who Lost Their Live
    Special signs are available to increase the public’s awareness of driving while impaired or to honor those who lost their lives in the service of others including fallen veterans, police officers, public servants and individuals killed…
  • Dec 4

    Disappointing Motorcycle Helmet Usage Rates in Illinoi

    Disappointing Motorcycle Helmet Usage Rates in Illinoi
    Some individuals enjoy using their motorcycle as the preferred way to move about the city or take a leisurely trip on Illinois State routes. Others see motorcycle riding as an economical choice to reduce the expense of buying gas and paying…
  • Dec 1

    New Workers at Risk for Injuries as Delivery Companies Gear Up for Holiday Season

    New Workers at Risk for Injuries as Delivery Companies Gear Up for Holiday Season
    In recent years, Amazon, Target, Walmart and other leading online retailers are shifting their hiring practices for the holiday season. In the past, most of these companies primarily hired seasonal workers for their stores. However, with the…
Rank this Week: 2263

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Does New General Motors App Increase Distracted Driving?

    Does New General Motors App Increase Distracted Driving?
    Distracted driving is a huge problem on Alabama highways — much worse than reported. In a prior post, I discussed a study that analyzed distractions due solely to cell phones. That study, limited just to cell phone distraction, revealed…
  • Dec 4

    Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney? What Did You Sign?

    Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney? What Did You Sign?
    You suffered a severe personal injury and need a lawyer. How do you find the right lawyer? It’s a topic I’ve discussed in past posts. One piece of advice — Avoid the many attorneys you see smiling from billboards. Here are a…
  • Nov 27

    Do Car Accidents Increase During The Holiday Season?

    Do Car Accidents Increase During The Holiday Season?
    The holiday season can be very busy. For many of us, our work year is coming to a close. Our children may have many holiday-related programs at school. Add to that already busy schedule — shopping for Christmas gifts, holiday parties,…
Rank this Week: 1471

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Dec 11

    Geico Billed Amount Class Action and What it Means to You

    Geico Billed Amount Class Action and What it Means to You
    We here at LaBovick Law Group would like to report another victory for Medical Providers in the great State of Florida!  The Fifth District Court of Appeals recently ruled on a crucial issue impacting all Medical Providers billing…
  • Dec 10

    What’s the Difference Between SSD and SSI?

    What’s the Difference Between SSD and SSI?
    Social Security is a federal program that provides financial benefits to retired or disabled individuals. This program was set up by the federal government and is required for all workers earning an income. The purpose of the program is to…
  • Dec 8

    How to Avoid Injury at your Office Holiday Party

    How to Avoid Injury at your Office Holiday Party
    The holiday season is upon us. Our loved ones are traveling to celebrate with us. Only weeks remain in 2017. Most of our employers have an annual Office Holiday Party. These parties are grand celebrations that typically include eggnog and…
Rank this Week: 764

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 11

    WA L&I NEWS: Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Dropping for Many Yext Year

    WA L&I NEWS: Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Dropping for Many Yext Year
    The price of workers’ compensation insurance will go down for many businesses in Washington next year. Today, the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced that the average amount employers and workers pay for the…
  • Dec 7

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Marshall Pottery, Inc., have reached a settlement agreement including a penalty of $545,160, after the death of an assistant plant manager. On April…
  • Dec 4

    News Tribune: El Gaucho Restaurant Agrees to pay $1.5 million to Settle Lawsuit

    News Tribune: El Gaucho Restaurant Agrees to pay $1.5 million to Settle Lawsuit
    By Alexis Krell, The News Tribune akrell@thenewstribune.com November 29, 2017   El Gaucho has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims it improperly withheld wages and tips from employees working at some of its high-end restaurants,…
Rank this Week: 3091

Workers' Law Watch

Workers' Law Watch

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

http://workerslawwatch.com/
  • Dec 11

    Dangerous Toys Remain Serious Concern, CPSC Under Attack

    Dangerous Toys Remain Serious Concern, CPSC Under Attack
    Dangerous toys remain serious concern, especially with CPSC under attack. New York personal injury attorney Matt Funk explains. Dangerous toys remain a serious problem, even though the Consumer Product Safety Commission has focused on banning…
  • Nov 7

    Outrage Over Proposed Benefit Cuts Dominates Public Comment Period – How To Keep Pressure On Lawmaker

    Outrage Over Proposed Benefit Cuts Dominates Public Comment Period – How To Keep Pressure On Lawmaker
    As you may recall, the issue of Workers’ Compensation benefits for injured workers was used as a bargaining chip in Albany during this year’s budget negotiations. A compromise was reached that would update the current medical…
  • Oct 6

    Broken Trust – Breaking The “Grand Bargain” Of Workers’ Compensation

    Broken Trust – Breaking The “Grand Bargain” Of Workers’ Compensation
    More than 100 years ago, Workers’ Compensation was established as a “grand bargain” between workers and employers. The state legislature enacted laws where injured workers gave up their right to sue if they were hurt on the…
Rank this Week: 3411

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

http://www.petrocohen.com/blog/
  • Dec 10

    Injured During Your Work-Related Travels? You May Be Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Injured During Your Work-Related Travels? You May Be Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefit
    A question that we often hear is whether workers’ compensation covers injuries sustained by individuals while driving to or from work. In the majority of these cases, our response is generally, “No.” An employer is typically…
  • Dec 9

    December 2017 – Reversals Big Story for Civil Justice

    December 2017 – Reversals Big Story for Civil Justice
    In 2017,  legislation has chipped away at America’s civil justice system.  From the rollback of restrictions on forced arbitration to passage of legislation that will weaken protections against medical malpractice and nursing…
  • Nov 27

    Wear and Tear Injuries in the Workplace: An Overview for Employee

    Wear and Tear Injuries in the Workplace: An Overview for Employee
    Many of New Jersey’s employees who suffer from WEAR and TEAR™ injuries assume – incorrectly – that they are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits because their injuries developed gradually as opposed to…
Rank this Week: 2279

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/
  • Dec 8

    Court Submits Question of Timeliness to the Jury in Recent Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Court Submits Question of Timeliness to the Jury in Recent Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Montana issued an opinion presenting an interesting issue dealing with the amount of time a victim has to bring a claim against a medical professional. The question posed in the case is relevant to…
  • Dec 1

    Court Discusses School’s Liability in Recent Gym Class Injury Case

    Court Discusses School’s Liability in Recent Gym Class Injury Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Nevada issued an opinion in a personal injury case involving a student who was injured while playing floor hockey in gym class. The case presents important issues involving governmental immunity that…
  • Nov 22

    Procedural Requirements in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case

    Procedural Requirements in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case
    Most personal injury cases involve concepts that the average juror can grasp. For example, when two vehicles are involved in a Maryland car accident, a jury is normally capable of listening to the testimony from each party, weighing the…
Rank this Week: 523

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: 2168

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident
    Parking garages, stadiums, skyscrapers and similar types of buildings are just some examples of structures that can cause construction-related injuries. Considering that the large slabs of concrete used to construct them are often suspended…
  • Dec 6

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year
    There’s no denying that Illinois roads can be dangerous. Now, there’s even more reason for drivers to stay as cautious as possible; a recent study just linked Illinois traffic to more deaths. In fact, Illinois traffic related…
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter
    Winter is the peak deer running season in Illinois. This means that it’s not surprising to see a deer crossing the road just when you’re driving. The Insurance Information Institute, Inc., in fact, says that the numbers for…
Rank this Week: 1428

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident
    Parking garages, stadiums, skyscrapers and similar types of buildings are just some examples of structures that can cause construction-related injuries. Considering that the large slabs of concrete used to construct them are often suspended…
  • Dec 6

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year
    There’s no denying that Illinois roads can be dangerous. Now, there’s even more reason for drivers to stay as cautious as possible; a recent study just linked Illinois traffic to more deaths. In fact, Illinois traffic related…
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter
    Winter is the peak deer running season in Illinois. This means that it’s not surprising to see a deer crossing the road just when you’re driving. The Insurance Information Institute, Inc., in fact, says that the numbers for…
Rank this Week: 1451

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident
    Parking garages, stadiums, skyscrapers and similar types of buildings are just some examples of structures that can cause construction-related injuries. Considering that the large slabs of concrete used to construct them are often suspended…
  • Dec 6

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year
    There’s no denying that Illinois roads can be dangerous. Now, there’s even more reason for drivers to stay as cautious as possible; a recent study just linked Illinois traffic to more deaths. In fact, Illinois traffic related…
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter
    Winter is the peak deer running season in Illinois. This means that it’s not surprising to see a deer crossing the road just when you’re driving. The Insurance Information Institute, Inc., in fact, says that the numbers for…
Rank this Week: 2201

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    How do Truck Tires Cause Accidents?

    How do Truck Tires Cause Accidents?
    Anyone could inadvertently purchase a defective tire and experience a blowout. However, when the blowout is a semi-truck tire, the results are more catastrophic than in smaller vehicles. It is estimated that about six percent of the…
  • Oct 18

    Catastrophic Injuries: What are They?

    Catastrophic Injuries: What are They?
    Any injury can be considered “catastrophic” to your friends and loved ones. However, in the courtroom, “catastrophic injury” is a specific legal term reserved for some of the worst injuries resulting from an accident.…
  • Oct 17

    What is A Spoliation Letter and Why Would I Need One?

    What is A Spoliation Letter and Why Would I Need One?
    A spoliation letter helps keep evidence from being lost or destroyed. It makes obtaining evidence for a case much easier by putting the evidence holder on notice. The letter is given to the involved parties and ensures that they must do their…
Rank this Week: 2126

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1455

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond…

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, family law and workers' compensation.

https://attorneys-illinois.com/kane-county-lawyer
  • Dec 6

    Using a Special Needs Trust to Benefit Heirs With Disabilitie

    Using a Special Needs Trust to Benefit Heirs With Disabilitie
    The holiday season is a time to think of giving – of summoning the charitable impulses and good intentions that bring out the very best version of oneself. It is a time to be grateful for life’s blessings and to reach out and help…
  • Nov 28

    Seeking Compensation for Injuries Suffered in Interpersonal Conflict

    Seeking Compensation for Injuries Suffered in Interpersonal Conflict
    The 2017 holiday season may feature some contentious arguments, whether they occur over a family dinner table or during gatherings at neighborhood bars and restaurants. The reason: the nation’s intense political polarization. While most…
  • Nov 21

    Is Marital Misconduct a Factor in the Division of Marital Property?

    Is Marital Misconduct a Factor in the Division of Marital Property?
    Divorce can often come as a terrible shock, especially if you believe that the breakdown of your relationship was not your fault. In many cases, divorcing spouses may believe that they are entitled to a greater share of property if their…
Rank this Week: 1538

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/
  • Dec 6

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp
    When your job makes you sick, you may qualify for benefits from Ohio Workers’ Compensation (OWC). The state disability program makes qualifying with an occupational disease difficult, though. Preparing the workers’ comp…
  • Nov 28

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?
    Crashes that involve commercial trucks or buses present legal challenges that generally do not arise from other kinds of collisions. These difficulties can loom even larger when the tractor-trailer, construction equipment, or bus is owned or…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2389

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/
  • Dec 5

    PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES

    PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY IN IOWA WORK COMP CASES
    The Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner entered an appeal decision on November 29, 2017 in the case of Heim v. A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co.  The main issue in the Heim case was whether the worker had suffered permanent total…
  • Nov 22

    WHEN DOES A ROUTE DEVIATION BY A TRAVELING EMPLOYEE TAKE THEM OUTSIDE OF IOWA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COVERAGE?

    WHEN DOES A ROUTE DEVIATION BY A TRAVELING EMPLOYEE TAKE THEM OUTSIDE OF IOWA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COVERAGE?
    The Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner issued an appeal decision on November 20, 2017 in the case of Kvidera v. Windows By Pella, Inc. and Selective Insurance Company of the Southeast.  The case involved a claimant who was…
  • Nov 17

    EFFECT OF EMPLOYER ACCOMMODATIONS ON THE AWARD OF INDUSTRIAL DISABILITY BENEFITS

    EFFECT OF EMPLOYER ACCOMMODATIONS ON THE AWARD OF INDUSTRIAL DISABILITY BENEFITS
    The Iowa Court of Appeals filed a Decision on November 8, 2017 in the case of Norton v. Hy-Vee, Inc. which addresses the Iowa law on the effect of accommodations to an employee after a work injury.   In the Norton case the Claimant…
Rank this Week: 3177

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1253