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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: 141

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: 199

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: 185

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Chicago container manufacturer face penalties after workers suffer serious injurie

    Chicago container manufacturer face penalties after workers suffer serious injurie
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a Chicago company was cited for safety violations after inspectors discovered that their workers had suffered devastating injuries such as amputations.
  • Nov 28

    Family gets settlement of $5.5 million in surgical error lawsuit

    Family gets settlement of $5.5 million in surgical error lawsuit
    A $5.5 million settlement was approved in a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Charleston woman who bled to death after a liver surgery. The lawsuit was filed in 2014 in Sangamon County, Illinois against…
  • Nov 24

    Pedestrian killed after being struck by car while crossing street

    Pedestrian killed after being struck by car while crossing street
    A woman died after being hit by a car while crossing an intersection in Niles, Illinois. Police said the pedestrian accident occurred as Patricia Dahnke, 63, was walking in the Touhy Avenue and Central Avenue crosswalk against a red light.…
Rank this Week: 235

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: 278

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: 464

Disabled Worker Law Blog

Disabled Worker Law Blog

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

http://www.disabledworkerlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 581

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: 644

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/
  • Nov 30

    Fresh Health Wonk Review and a big roundup of recent work comp new

    Fresh Health Wonk Review and a big roundup of recent work comp new
    Andrew Sprung has the most recent compendium from the health wonks  at xpostfactoid: Late Days of Empire Edition: Health Wonk Review. The wonks’ entries are reflecting the healthcare market chaos of the times – check it out!…
  • Nov 29

    The American Health Care Paradox: A Lot Of Money For Poor Result

    The American Health Care Paradox: A Lot Of Money For Poor Result
    Here’s something all Americans can agree on: Health care costs way too much. But way too much in reference to what? Well, how about the rest of the developed world? How about wealthy countries, our peers, in the OECD, the Organization…
  • Nov 10

    Health Wonk Review and a tribute to our veteran

    Health Wonk Review and a tribute to our veteran
    At Healthcare Economist, Jason Shafrin has posted the latest compendium of posts from the health policy bloggers: Health Wonk Review: Quote-of-the-day Edition. He frames each submission with a pithy quote. While the overall shape and politics…
Rank this Week: 689

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: 774

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: 765

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: 848

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: 743

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: 775

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: 1005

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: 943

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: 882

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Nov 16

    It’s complicated

    It’s complicated
    If you have a Longshore claim with an unscheduled injury, your permanent disability is based on your loss of wage earning capacity. If you have a scheduled injury, your permanent disability is based on a number of weeks of compensation for…
  • Nov 9

    L&I and Structured Settlement

    L&I and Structured Settlement
    Is a structured settlement of your L&I claim right for you? I know the department sends out form letters to injured workers who are at least 50 years old and have allowed claims informing them that they may be eligible for a structured…
  • Nov 1

    Vocational Option 2

    Vocational Option 2
    There have been some changes to the choices you have when you have been found eligible for Vocational Retraining. You will still work with your vocational counselor to develop a retraining plan, which will include a specific job goal approved…
Rank this Week: 878

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal

An online digest of developments in Pennsylvania workers compensation practice and procedure. By Judge Robert Vonada.

http://www.pawcj.com/
  • Mar 10

    Twitter Link

    Twitter Link
    I have not been able to prepare posts to Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Journal for some time. On Twitter I share updates on all of my interests including, of course, workers' compensation. The link to Twitter is down the page on the…
  • Sep 12

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break

    Decedent in Home Office Was Not in Course of Employment if on Personal Comfort Break
    In Werner v. WCAB (Greenleaf Service Corporation) the decedent had a home office. The claimant surviving spouse found the decedent unresponsive in his home office desk chair. The decedent suffered a massive intracranial hemorrage. The…
  • Aug 29

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.

    Claimant Who Returns to Light Duty and is Dismissed for Concealing Employment During Disability is Not Entitled to Reinstatement.
    In Sauer v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Verizon Pennsylvania, inc.) the Claimant returned to light duty on August 16 and a notification of suspension was issued. On August 17, the Claimant and his union representative were shown…
Rank this Week: 1068

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: 1126

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: 1348

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: 1326

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: 1460

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1480

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied – What Do I Do?

    My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied – What Do I Do?
    Workers’ compensation exists to protect employees if they are unable to work due to a work-related injury, and employers from being sued for those injuries. Most work-related injuries and illnesses are covered by workers’ comp,…
  • Nov 1

    Mesothelioma in the Workplace – It’s Not a Thing of the Past

    Mesothelioma in the Workplace – It’s Not a Thing of the Past
    Mesothelioma is a particularly-deadly type of cancer that affects the mesothelium, a thin layer of tissue surrounding multiple organs in the human body. As the most commonly-affected area is the lining around the lungs and chest wall,…
  • Oct 31

    Three MA Companies Reach Agreement with OSHA Following Worker Injury

    Three MA Companies Reach Agreement with OSHA Following Worker Injury
    In May 2016, an employee of the Shield Packaging Co. Inc. was seriously injured when he was accidentally injected with a flammable propellant gas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) investigation into the…
Rank this Week: 1226

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

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

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

    Cost of PPD increased

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

    What happens when your FCE is invalid?

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

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016

    Mileage reimbursement decreased in 2016
    Effective January 1, 2016, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been decreased significantly from 57.5 cents per mile to 54 cents per mile. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC…
Rank this Week: 1198

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.P.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Downfall to Specialization?

    Downfall to Specialization?
    It can’t happen to me, right? When I hear people talk about a workplace injury, I am relieved that I
  • Sep 3

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!

    Smile! You’re on “ReducedDamages” Camera!
    Really? Can they do that?  That seems so unfair?!  While not at all unheard of in the trial setting, thi
  • Aug 30

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?

    Car Accidents: Employee, Injured Driver or Both?
    The paperwork following an accident can create more pain and suffering than the actual auto accident itself.  This is all
Rank this Week: 1244

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
Rank this Week: 1141

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: 1931

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: 1683

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: 2092

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: 1595

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: 1756

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: 2101

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: 1850

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: 1550

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: 1755

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: 2039

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: 1959

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: 1994

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 2170

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/
  • Dec 1

    Fractures are a Common Injury in Hollywood Nursing Homes in Hollywood and South Florida

    Fractures are a Common Injury in Hollywood Nursing Homes in Hollywood and South Florida
    For children, fractures, commonly known as broken bones, can heal very quickly, sometimes in weeks. Complications are relatively rare. For seniors in nursing homes, fractures and broken bones can be devastating and in some cases can be fatal.…
  • Nov 29

    Bed Rail Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida Nursing Home

    Bed Rail Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida Nursing Home
    Bed rails are often used in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to help those who are most vulnerable. Those who are bedridden or who have mobility issues may have bed rails on their beds to help them sit up and to provide added…
  • Nov 24

    Safe Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday

    Safe Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday
    Cyber Monday is a big online shopping event which allows you to save money on electronics, housewares, appliances and other purchases. Shoppers in Hollywood and across South Florida will be looking at online sites and making big purchases on…
Rank this Week: 2123

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber
    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber El colapso de un andamio o una caída desde un andamio pueden tener graves consecuencias. Si se lesionó en un accidente de andamio, necesita un abogado experimentado en accidentes de…
  • Nov 23

    Feliz día de acción de gracia

    Feliz día de acción de gracia
    El día de acción de gracias se lleva a cabo este jueves, 23 de noviembre. En Jacob Oresky & Asociados, nos gusta tomar un momento para darle gracias a nuestros clientes y a la comunidad por ayudarnos a lograr otro año…
  • Oct 4

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York
    Jacob Oresky, Abogado, está orgulloso de anunciar que negoció con éxito un acuerdo por $1.8 Millones para uno de los clientes de su firma, un chofer de camión de carga que recibió lesiones graves luego de…
Rank this Week: 1761

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know
    The collapse of a scaffold, or a fall from scaffolding, can have serious consequences. If you have been injured in a scaffold accident, you need an experienced scaffold accident lawyer. The steps you take immediately after a scaffold accident…
  • Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center
    Attorney Jacob Oresky is always greatly appreciative to the Community. To say thank you, Oresky & Associates, Accident Attorneys, sponsored a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center on Thursday November 23, 2017.…
  • Nov 27

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile
    Jacob Oresky, proud sponsor of the Soccer League, La Liga Estundiantile, awards ceremony Flushing Meadow Park See the photos below! The post Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile appeared first on New York Accident…
Rank this Week: 1763

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Nov 29

    West Chester Car Accident Attorney

    West Chester Car Accident Attorney
    If you’ve been in an auto accident in West Chester, you should know that an experienced car accident attorney can be yours without risk of paying out of pocket. With Mckenzie & Snyder, there is no cost to you unless…
  • Nov 7

    Auto Accident Attorneys In Mason Ohio

    Auto Accident Attorneys In Mason Ohio
      Nobody wants to be involved in an auto accident. Though many of us are vigilant in avoiding practices that can lead to such traffic incidents, high traffic areas can increase our chances of being involved in a collision,…
  • Oct 25

    6 Halloween Traffic Safety Tip

    6 Halloween Traffic Safety Tip
      Halloween is a truly enchanting time. Costumes and candy, haunting decorations and monstrous celebrations… It seems everyone takes part in the festivities. As children take to the streets, let’s do our part to keep the…
Rank this Week: 2001