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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Belleville Police investigate crash deaths of two motorcycle rider

    Belleville Police investigate crash deaths of two motorcycle rider
    A motorcyclist and his passenger died after being hit by a car in Belleville, Illinois. Authorities said the two-vehicle crash occurred just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of State Street and South Belt West. The male motorcycle rider, 66,…
  • Oct 13

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death

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

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

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son
    A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of reckless homicide of an unborn child and 14 counts of reckless homicide in a deadly car accident that occurred in rural Beecher, Illinois. An expectant mother and her three young sons died in…
Rank this Week: 222

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation
    A Judge of Compensation has the discretion to call and question witnesses in pending cases. A NJ Appellate Court affirmed the trial court award of additional weeks of temporary disability,  the imposition of a 25% penalty for…
  • Oct 20

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper
    Today's guest is author is Jon Rehm of the Nebraska Bar.The Washington Post ran a feature story about “Work Campers” – senior citizens who live in campers and travel around for temporary jobs. The story noted that many,…
  • Oct 17

    The State of Nebraska

    The State of Nebraska
    Nebraska is a state that exemplifies excellence. It demonstrates how a summary proceeding, based on the legislative intent of a social remedial system, can enhance the Workers' Compensation Act. It is a jurisdiction that moves…
Rank this Week: 304

Grossman Law Blog

Grossman Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    (Updated) Drunk Driving Chronicle: Harris County, Texa

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

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

    If South Carolina Can Mandate Liquor Liability Insurance, Why Can’t Texas?
    Good news, South Carolinians! Legislators in your state passed a law in June requiring bars and restaurants that sell alcohol past 5 p.m. to have liability insurance policies of at least $1 million. Under the new law, these businesses will…
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Oct 20

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law
    Evan J. Criddle, Liberty in Loyalty: A Republican Theory of Fiduciary Law, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 993 (2017), available at SSRN.Alexander Boni-SaenzFiduciary law crosses many domains, but it is of particular import to the field of trusts and…
  • Oct 19

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark
    Victor P. Goldberg, The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle (2017), available at SSRN.John C.P. GoldbergIn The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle, Victor Goldberg juxtaposes two landmark product liability cases to identify an interesting historical…
  • Oct 18

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric
    Heather Field, A Taxonomy of Tax Loopholes, 55 Houston L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN.Leigh OsofskyOne of the many obstacles in the way of productive governance these days is people talking past each other.…
Rank this Week: 370

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 19

    How to Grade Your Workers’ Comp Adjuster

    How to Grade Your Workers’ Comp Adjuster
    In school an “A” grade is the standard that everyone wants to meet. Whether you are in elementary school or working on your master’s degree, your performance results in a grade being given to the work you complete. To earn…
  • Oct 18

    Poor Workers’ Comp Claims Handling Costs You Money

    Poor Workers’ Comp Claims Handling Costs You Money
    Each year you receive your bill for the next workers compensation policy year, and for many of companies, each year the bill is higher than the previous year. As you think about your work comp claims, you realize the claims for the…
  • Oct 17

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know

    Medicaid Recovery Rights – What You Need to Know
    It’s been characterized as “almost unintelligible to the uninitiated,”  and it’s about to further complicate things in the workers’ compensation system. As of October 1, state Medicaid programs are allowed…
Rank this Week: 325

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 483

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 685

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Nuedexta and Overmedication in Nursing Home

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

    Lack of Proper Climate Control in Hollywood Nursing Home

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

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida

    Office Job Injuries in Hollywood and South Florida
    On the surface, office jobs in Hollywood and South Florida seem much safer than many other workplace options. There is no heavy machinery, the way there might be in an industrial environment. There aren’t the risks associated with…
Rank this Week: 596

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Court Holds Judge Must Find Good Cause to Terminate Rehabilitation Benefit

    Court Holds Judge Must Find Good Cause to Terminate Rehabilitation Benefit
    In a recent case, one state’s supreme court clarified the standard for the termination of rehabilitation benefits, an issue that regularly comes up in Georgia workers’ compensation cases. In that case, the employee injured both…
  • Oct 12

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

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

    Court Considers Psychological Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Court Considers Psychological Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Although most Georgia workers’ compensation claims result from a physical injury at work, some workers also suffer a mental health injury at work. In a recent case, one court considered whether a worker’s psychological injury was…
Rank this Week: 788

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: 742

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/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 777

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 845

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: 1366

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

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

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Oct 16

    Alabama Supreme Court Further Defines “Willful Conduct” With Regard to Co-Employee Liability

    Alabama Supreme Court Further Defines “Willful Conduct” With Regard to Co-Employee Liability
    The Supreme Court recently released its opinion in Louis Hall v. Bobby Saarinen and Chris Williams, in which it reversed the trial court’s denial of the co-employee defendants’ motion for summary judgment regarding the…
  • Sep 21

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Blawg is 10 Years Old!

    The Alabama Workers' Compensation Blawg is 10 Years Old!
    The Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg is 10 years old!  We would like to take this time to thank all of our readers who have helped to makehttp://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com a go to reference for Alabama workers'…
  • Sep 5

    The New Alabama Venue Menu

    The New Alabama Venue Menu
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in Ex parteGarrison Trucking Co., wherein it considered the issue of venue. The Old Rules In venue disputes, your residence means your permanent home: the place you plan on…
Rank this Week: 988

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/
  • Oct 12

    Health Wonk Review’s “Pink Edition”

    Health Wonk Review’s “Pink Edition”
    InsureBlog’s Hank Stern has posted the latest edition, the “Pink Edition,” of Health Wonk Review. Why the “Pink Edition?” Because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Hank and his team, Love,…
  • Oct 10

    Workers’ Comp as Percentage of Payroll: NASI Report

    Workers’ Comp as Percentage of Payroll: NASI Report
    The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) recently issued its 20th annual report on Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs. The study provides estimates of workers’ compensation payments—cash and…
  • Sep 28

    News Roundup: Health Wonk Review and noteworthy news from around the web

    News Roundup: Health Wonk Review and noteworthy news from around the web
    A fresh Health Wonk Review is hot off the press and the word for the day is “fatigue.” The 3rd congressional attempt at Affordable Care Act repeal ground to a halt last week after it became apparent that there weren’t enough…
Rank this Week: 1167

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

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

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

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

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

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

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?

    Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis?
    For those suffering with multiple sclerosis (MS), your condition may be severe enough to give you difficulties with standing, balancing, walking, or fine motor function. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) includes multiple…
Rank this Week: 1000

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/
  • 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’…
  • Sep 14

    Work-Related Falls Cause Serious Injuries And Death

    Work-Related Falls Cause Serious Injuries And Death
    “It’s not the fall that gets you” the old skydiving joke goes, “It’s the sudden stop at the bottom.” Falls are one of the greatest dangers in workers’ compensation. We fear many other perils, but more…
  • Sep 14

    Work-Related Falls Cause Serious Injuries And Death

    Work-Related Falls Cause Serious Injuries And Death
    “It’s not the fall that gets you” the old skydiving joke goes, “It’s the sudden stop at the bottom.” Falls are one of the greatest dangers in workers’ compensation. We fear many other perils, but more…
Rank this Week: 1299

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/
  • 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…
  • Jul 21

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guideline

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Use of AMA Guideline
    In a recent decision the Pennsylvania Supreme Court found that the use of American Medical Association guidelines to determine whether an injured employee is partially or totally disabled violates the Pennsylvania Constitution. The decision…
Rank this Week: 1049

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 1268

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Sep 7

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case
    The old rules were easily understood. Certain workers comp claims required a Medicare set-aside – and the rules for those claims were straightforward. For other claims – liability and no-fault cases – the parties were still…
  • Jun 2

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)
    Is this big? Time will tell. Either way, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in a surprisingly progressive way, joining the majority of states (including Illinois – over 30 years ago) in recognizing a cause of action for wrongful birth. The…
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
Rank this Week: 1109

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Patterson Dahlberg Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation and class actions.

http://www.pattersondahlberg.com/news-recent-cases/
  • Jul 20

    Minnesota Takes on Distracted Driving Accidents 

    Minnesota Takes on Distracted Driving Accidents 
    June 14, 2017 It’s been 14 years since officials implanted an initiative to reduce Minnesota distracted driving accidents and resulting deaths. “Toward Zero Deaths”—the name of the initiative—doesn’t just…
  • Jul 20

    California Case Against Johnson & Johnson Goes to Court, Mistrial Declared in Missouri  

    California Case Against Johnson & Johnson Goes to Court, Mistrial Declared in Missouri  
    July 10, 2017 Potential legal victories for plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson and for the corporation itself are adding further interest to the ongoing battle between former talcum powder users and the company. Johnson and […] The…
  • Jun 27

    Study Suggests Risk of LivaNova Bacterial Infection More Prevalent than Thought

    Study Suggests Risk of LivaNova Bacterial Infection More Prevalent than Thought
    A new study conducted by researchers in Pittsburgh suggests that more patients than previously believed were put at risk of a LivaNova bacterial infection. Results of the study were released at a national infection prevention […] The…
Rank this Week: 1244

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall
    In work injury cases, injured employees may have a number of possible avenues in which to pursue monetary compensation for the damages suffered. One of the first, of course, is workers’ compensation. This is a no-fault system wherein…
  • Apr 26

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury
    The start of bring brings a host of lawn care and tree maintenance workers out in full force. But tree care is an especially perilous industry, as illustrated by a recent incident in Massachusetts.  According to the Boston Herald, a…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern
    In today’s construction and manufacturing industries, moving large, heavy loads is critical to operations. There has been a great deal of technology developed for this purpose, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
Rank this Week: 991

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Comp Should Sue Purdue

    Comp Should Sue Purdue
    Over the past weekend the Los Angeles Times published a startling investigative story on Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and everything they knew about illegal distribution of the drug, their investigations, their suspicions ... and…
  • Jul 13

    Uncompensated Californian

    Uncompensated Californian
    The third in a series, WorkCompCentral's latest special report on benefit adequacy, specifically temporary disability indemnity, takes a look at California.This is, of course, of particular interest to me. I'm from California and as much as…
  • Jul 11

    The Shrinking Market

    The Shrinking Market
    WorkCompCentral correspondent, Peter Rousmaniere, recently did an analysis of injury frequency rates by state and projected those declines out to the future, calendar year 2024.SUMMARYHere's the bottom line for those who's attention spans are…
Rank this Week: 1241

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: 996

The QR Legal Blog

The QR Legal Blog

Features substantive, practice related articles, firm updates and legislative/legal alerts. By Quatrini Rafferty.

http://qrlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.

    Community Leader: David S. DeRose, Esq.
    Great to see QR attorney David S. DeRose featured in the Fall 2013 edition of the The Pittsburgh Foundation's FORUM newsletter.http://pittsburghfoundation.org/sites/default/files/FORUM%20Fall%202013.pdf
  • Oct 8

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...

    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...
    PA Injured Workers: HISTOPLASMOSIS IN THE WORKPLACE: THE BAT DROPPINGS...: by Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr.   Are you exposed to bat droppings and bird manure in your workplace?  If so, you may be a at risk fo...
  • Sep 25

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

    Relax the Back: Lessons from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Below are links to a three-part series on back pain and its treatment from the Pittsburgh Post…
Rank this Week: 972

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury and workers compensation. By Schultz & Myers.

http://www.the-missouri-accident-attorney.com/injury-lawyer-blog
  • May 24

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident

    St. Louis Injury Attorney Discusses Marcus Dorsey’s Tragic Car Accident
    53 year-old Marcus Dorsey was killed Thursday when his Pontiac was T-boned by another driver fleeing the scene of an accident. According to reports, the driver of a Ford Explorer had been involved in a minor traffic accident when he began to…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier. Since personal injury cases require…
  • Sep 8

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap

    The Cost of Receiving Electronic Records in Missouri Now Has a Cap
    Many Missouri personal injury attorneys keep a client's files in secure electronic documents in order to reduce the reliance on paper. Electronic documents also makes accessing and storing files easier.
Rank this Week: 1191

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: 1042

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: 1417

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

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

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Automakers Now Suing Each Other in Dieselgate Scandal

    Automakers Now Suing Each Other in Dieselgate Scandal
    If you drive a Volkswagen, Audi, or certain other vehicles, no doubt you are aware of the “Dieselgate” scandal. It has cost the company billions of dollars worldwide, a price... Read more » The post Automakers Now Suing…
  • Oct 19

    Cab Separates From Trailer Near Macon

    Cab Separates From Trailer Near Macon
    Tractor-trailer drivers are among some of the best trained and safest drivers on the nation’s roadways. That doesn’t stop accidents from occurring and due to the size of tractor trailers,... Read more » The post Cab…
  • Oct 18

    Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian Creek

    Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian Creek
    A hit-and-run in the state of Georgia is defined as leaving the scene of an accident. If there are injuries or possible fatalities, a driver is required to stop, return,... Read more » The post Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near…
Rank this Week: 1423

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Oct 19

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper

    Workers Compensation for the Work Camper
    The Washington Post ran a feature story about “Work Campers” – senior citizens who live in campers and travel around for temporary jobs. The story noted that many, if not most, work campers were forced into the…
  • Oct 17

    Uber: A Tale of Two Citie

    Uber: A Tale of Two Citie
    While London’s ban of ride-hailing service, Uber, seems poised to continue for the forseeable future, Lincoln, Nebraska may soon lessen formal regulation for Uber drivers. The Lincoln City Council is scheduled to vote on an ordinance on…
  • Sep 28

    Do Employees’ Forced Smiles At Stores Cause Mental Distress?

    Do Employees’ Forced Smiles At Stores Cause Mental Distress?
    Most Nebraskans and Iowans can probably sing a jingle from a regional grocery chain that promises “a helpful smile in every aisle.” But helpful smiles may have a hidden cost for employees. A summary of 95 medical studies showed…
Rank this Week: 1981

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Oct 19

    Annual Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016

    Annual Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016
    Since 1956, the Social Security program has provided cash benefits to people with disabilities. This annual report provides program and demographic information about the people who receive those benefits. The basic topics covered are—…
  • Oct 16

    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 12

    Inclusion Drives Innovation – National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Inclusion Drives Innovation – National Disability Employment Awareness Month
    Inclusion drives innovation. In this spirit, throughout October, the Department of Labor will be recognizing the many ways disability inclusion benefits today’s innovative economy during this year’s National Disability…
Rank this Week: 1673

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

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

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety
    Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental exhaustion associated with trucking can negatively impact many age-related conditions. Age-Related…
  • Oct 11

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

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

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe
    In a car crash, sitting in the back seat can be more dangerous than sitting in the front seat. Recent studies show that backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than front seat drivers and passengers.…
Rank this Week: 1802

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Vegas Law Suits Popping Up

    Vegas Law Suits Popping Up
    The first of the civil liability Las Vegas shooting death law suits was filed this week.  There will be many who are going to decry these lawsuits, and there will be a lot of them, as frivolous. There are many others who will cry out for…
  • Oct 16

    Do Blood Transfusions Qualify for Disability Benefits?

    Do Blood Transfusions Qualify for Disability Benefits?
    Blood transfusions are fairly common in the United States. Each year approximately 5 million Americans need a blood transfusion. The FDA has the vital role of ensuring patients who receive a blood transfusion are protected by multiple…
  • Oct 12

    Drones and Personal Injury Case

    Drones and Personal Injury Case
    Honestly I am starting to feel both old and scared.  It is almost like I am a guy who was raised on a farm and horses were the only fast transportation. Then, within a short period of time, man was riding in trains, then cars, then a few…
Rank this Week: 1415

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Workers’ Comp Waiting Periods and Retroactive Pay in Massachusett

    Workers’ Comp Waiting Periods and Retroactive Pay in Massachusett
    The waiting period built into workers’ compensation benefits functions as a type of deductible. If you are injured on the job, workers’ comp generally pays for associated medical treatment, a portion of your lost wages, and…
  • Oct 5

    MA Health Facility Faces $207,690 in Penalties for Violations Involving Workplace Violence

    MA Health Facility Faces $207,690 in Penalties for Violations Involving Workplace Violence
    A behavioral health care facility in Massachusetts is facing a proposed $207,690 penalty for violations discovered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during an inspection. UHS of Westwood Pembroke, Inc., which…
  • Sep 20

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace
    Massachusetts scaffolding accidents are extremely common. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 65 percent of construction workers use scaffolds regularly. The agency estimates that 50 workers…
Rank this Week: 1630

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/
  • Oct 16

    Expert Testimony in Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Expert Testimony in Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case that illustrates the importance of proper expert witness selection in Maryland medical malpractice cases. The case illustrates the importance of…
  • Oct 9

    Plaintiff Injured by Fallen Tree Permitted to Proceed with Claim Against Apartment Complex

    Plaintiff Injured by Fallen Tree Permitted to Proceed with Claim Against Apartment Complex
    When someone is injured on the property of a person, business, or government entity, the injured party may be able to seek compensation for their injuries through a Maryland premises liability lawsuit. In order to be successful in a premises…
  • Oct 2

    Recently Filed Lawsuit Claims Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez May Have Had Degenerative Brain Disease

    Recently Filed Lawsuit Claims Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez May Have Had Degenerative Brain Disease
    Over the past two years, the National Football League has been dealing with a series of lawsuits that have been filed by former players and their families, claiming that the league failed to properly warn players against the risks involved…
Rank this Week: 1656

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 11

    Lockout / Tagout Procedures for Preventing Workplace Injurie

    Lockout / Tagout Procedures for Preventing Workplace Injurie
    Machines have the potential to cause a number of injuries among workers. Many people work around various types of machines in the workplace, and there is a set of rules according to which these machines should be used, run and maintained.…
  • Oct 9

    Torn Knee Ligament Injuries – St. Louis Work Injury Attorney

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

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

    How Chemical Exposure Can Cause Cancer – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Chemical exposure in the workplace poses a serious risk to workers and can cause health problems ranging from minor skin irritation to respiratory diseases. As of 2014, nearly 8.8 percent of all workplace fatalities were attributed to toxic…
Rank this Week: 2047

Workers' Compensation Blog

Workers' Compensation Blog

By Gaylord & Nantais.

http://blog.gaylordnantais.com/
  • Oct 11

    How to Rescue a Crush Injury Victim at Your Workplace

    How to Rescue a Crush Injury Victim at Your Workplace
    Crush injuries can be extremely serious when they occur within the workplace. If your company offers training on how to handle specific injuries, make sure to include crush injuries so that employees... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Oct 4

    Asbestos Exposure At the Workplace: What Are the Consequence

    Asbestos Exposure At the Workplace: What Are the Consequence
    For several decades, companies have worked to remove asbestos from their properties. Many problems they face involve the number of ways asbestos was used. Even after it was labeled a carcinogen,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 20

    Importance of Safely Handling Chemicals at Your Workplace

    Importance of Safely Handling Chemicals at Your Workplace
    Knowing how to safely handle hazardous chemicals in the workplace can save your life as well as the lives of your co-workers. If chemicals are present in your work environment, pay close attention to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 1695

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Did you leave the scene of an accident even though you were not at fault
    State law in Ohio requires each person involved in a crash on a public road or parking lot to report the incident to police. The hit-and-run statute also imposes legal duties to remain on the scene, speak with investigators, alert emergency…
Rank this Week: 1996

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Sep 27

    Tips for Successful Workers’ Compensation Claims [infographic]

    Tips for Successful Workers’ Compensation Claims [infographic]
    Is your workplace barrier free? Or is it prone to workplace accidents? When the management of facility may not be efficient enough causing some workers to get injuries, employees have the right for a compensation claim. A job injury attorney…
  • Sep 26

    The Ins and Outs of PPD Law

    The Ins and Outs of PPD Law
    When you get injured on the job and return to work with a permanent disability that keeps you from performing in the same capacity as before, you are eligible for “permanent partial disability,” also called PPD benefits. PPD…
  • Sep 22

    Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

    Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?
    There are several reasons why a workers’ compensation claim may be turned down. However, if the claim appears to be compelling and complete, there are several ways to address a questionable denial. When a workers’ compensation…
Rank this Week: 2020

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

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

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

    Car Accident Risks and ADHD

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

    How Princess Di’s Tragic Death Helped Make Roads Safer

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

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia

    Alarming Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in Georgia
    Pedestrians have never been this unsafe on the streets of Georgia. According to reports, there was a concerning spike in the number of pedestrian accident fatalities reported last year. In 2016, there was an increase of 21% in pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 1478

Veale Law

Veale Law

Focuses on personal injury law for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1446

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2126

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce
    We get a lot of callers asking “How do I qualify for Social Security?”  Great question! All applicants must go through the sequential evaluation process and  I’m going to talk about what that is in this post. The…
  • Jun 29

    Legal Help

    Legal Help
    I get quite a few questions on this blog and on the phone which start with, “I already have an attorney . . ” Which begs the question – Why don’t people feel comfortable asking their attorneys questions? Are they…
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
Rank this Week: 1662

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Lawyers for NJ Workers

Covers workers' compensation law.

http://www.mgworkerscomplaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in New Jersey

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in New Jersey
    Elizabeth, New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers As the premier workers’ compensation lawyers in Elizabeth, New Jersey, we at Mintz & Geftic have been representing the hardworking men and women of New Jersey for over 25…
  • Jun 8

    Video – Elizabeth, New Jersey workers’ comp lawyer

    Video – Elizabeth, New Jersey workers’ comp lawyer
    Watch today’s video where Elizabeth, New Jersey workers’ comp lawyer Bryan Mintz explains the important facts about workers’ compensation. Get helpful legal tips from an experienced Elizabeth, New Jersey…
  • May 24

    Elizabeth, New Jersey’s First for Women

    Elizabeth, New Jersey’s First for Women
    New Resource for the Women of Union County “There’s a lot of need in this county — a lot of single women who need assistance and don’t know where to turn,” she said. “It’s about time.” Those are…
Rank this Week: 1894

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

Nashville Injury Attorneys Blog

By The Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC.

http://www.nashvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend

    Road Trip Safety Tips for This Memorial Day Long Weekend
    Are you planning a getaway this coming long weekend? We have put together a list of 3 tips for road safety to ensure you stay safe on the road. Buckle Up. According to the National Highway Safety Advisory, men 16-44 years old are least likely…
  • May 20

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know

    Surprise Medical Bills: What You Need to Know
    When you are injured in a car wreck or other accident, the last thing you think is “I better go to a doctor that is covered by my insurance.” Unfortunately with insurance companies becoming less pro-patient and more pro-profit…
  • May 9

    The Most Likely Car Wreck

    The Most Likely Car Wreck
    Statistics have spoken. The most common type of car wreck in Tennessee has the following identifiers: Who: 21-29 Year Old Driver When: May to October: Thursday or Friday between 3-5pm Continue reading
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