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Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo Blog

Covers workers compensation law.

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

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

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

    December 2017 – Reversals Big Story for Civil Justice

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

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

    Wear and Tear Injuries in the Workplace: An Overview for Employee
    Many of New Jersey’s employees who suffer from WEAR and TEAR™ injuries assume – incorrectly – that they are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits because their injuries developed gradually as opposed to…
Rank this Week: 2744

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: 2583

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

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

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident

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

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

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

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter
    Winter is the peak deer running season in Illinois. This means that it’s not surprising to see a deer crossing the road just when you’re driving. The Insurance Information Institute, Inc., in fact, says that the numbers for…
Rank this Week: 1836

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

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

    Construction Defect Lawsuits – Structural Failure & Deck Collapse Accident

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

    More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

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

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter

    Illinois Deer vs. Car Accidents – Staying Safe This Winter
    Winter is the peak deer running season in Illinois. This means that it’s not surprising to see a deer crossing the road just when you’re driving. The Insurance Information Institute, Inc., in fact, says that the numbers for…
Rank this Week: 1785

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    How do Truck Tires Cause Accidents?

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

    Catastrophic Injuries: What are They?

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

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

    What is A Spoliation Letter and Why Would I Need One?
    A spoliation letter helps keep evidence from being lost or destroyed. It makes obtaining evidence for a case much easier by putting the evidence holder on notice. The letter is given to the involved parties and ensures that they must do their…
Rank this Week: 2562

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: 1790

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond…

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

Covers personal injury, family law and workers' compensation.

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

    Using a Special Needs Trust to Benefit Heirs With Disabilitie

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

    Seeking Compensation for Injuries Suffered in Interpersonal Conflict

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

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

    Is Marital Misconduct a Factor in the Division of Marital Property?
    Divorce can often come as a terrible shock, especially if you believe that the breakdown of your relationship was not your fault. In many cases, divorcing spouses may believe that they are entitled to a greater share of property if their…
Rank this Week: 1928

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Dec 6

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp

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

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

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?
    Crashes that involve commercial trucks or buses present legal challenges that generally do not arise from other kinds of collisions. These difficulties can loom even larger when the tractor-trailer, construction equipment, or bus is owned or…
  • Oct 11

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

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?
    Short-term disability benefits rarely last more than 12 months. Unfortunately, the illness or injury that forced you out of work for an extended period will not stick to a deadline.   You have three basic options when your disability…
Rank this Week: 2720

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: 3437

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1667

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Dec 3

    Alergia a perfumes no es una discapacidad bajo ADA

    Alergia a perfumes no es una discapacidad bajo ADA
    El 30 de noviembre de 2017 el Tribunal Federal para el Distrito de Puerto Rico desestimó una reclamación bajo la ley ADA (Ley de Derechos de Discapacitados) presentada por un trabajador que alegaba sufrir de una discapacidad;…
  • Nov 28

    Conoce los préstamos que está otorgando SBA

    Conoce los préstamos que está otorgando SBA
    La entidad federal que actualmente está proveyendo más dinero a los individuos y negocios en Puerto Rico no es FEMA.  Se trata de la Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa conocida como…
  • Oct 28

    Servicios Profesionales Torcidos: Cuando empleados ni independientes son

    Servicios Profesionales Torcidos: Cuando empleados ni independientes son
    Las condiciones actuales en Puerto Rico y el cambio de la política pública que ahora promueve sustituir empleados por contratistas independientes habilita a ciertos empleadores inescrupulosos que buscan ensanchar…
Rank this Week: 2520

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: 4066

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: 2168

Veale Law

Veale Law

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

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

    Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction

    Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction
    In Mullens v. Toor, the Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, and consequently sued for various types of ... The post Court Of Appeal Upholds 50% Failure To Mitigate Reduction appeared first on .
  • Jul 9

    Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case

    Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case
    In Gordon v. Ahn, the Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident, and consequently sued for damages, which included ... The post Court Of Appeal Orders New Trial In “Crumbling Skull” Case appeared first on .
  • Jun 3

    Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination

    Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination
    There is conflicting legal precedent on the issue of whether or not a Plaintiff can be forced to sign a ... The post Court Compels Plaintiff To Sign Consent Form For Independent Medical Examination appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1784

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: 2166

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: 4307

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Nov 28

    Animal Attack

    Animal Attack
    A 13 year old boy, while visiting a neighborhood friend, was bitten by their dog on the tip of his nose. Reconstructive surgery was quite successful and our client was left with minimal scarring. The homeowner’s insurer hotly contested…
  • Nov 28

    Animal Attack

    Animal Attack
    A 13 year old boy, while visiting a neighborhood friend, was bitten by their dog on the tip of his nose. Reconstructive surgery was quite successful and our client was left with minimal scarring. The homeowner’s insurer hotly contested…
  • Nov 28

    Product Liability – Defective Fan

    Product Liability – Defective Fan
    We represented a homeowner whose house was damaged as a result of an electrical fire. We alleged the fire was caused by a defective fan purchased in a local retail store, imported from China for sale in the United States. We engaged an expert…
Rank this Week: 1350

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Nov 24

    Is Your Car Insurance Enough?

    Is Your Car Insurance Enough?
    Owning your very own car means freedom, adventure, and no more hassles of relying on public transportation, friends, and family for getting you to your destination. A car of your own also gives you more options when it comes to financially…
  • Nov 17

    What are the Most Common Delayed Symptoms after an Accident?

    What are the Most Common Delayed Symptoms after an Accident?
    After an accident, it is common to have an injury. In fact, per the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), 20 to 50 million people are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year in the world, with an estimated 2.35 million…
  • Nov 10

    How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

    How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
    If you are involved in an accident and suffer serious injuries, you may file a personal injury claim. As part of your claim, you may qualify for pain and suffering damages. Pain and suffering damages are offered in addition to your general…
Rank this Week: 2481

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Roadside Workers at Risk

    Roadside Workers at Risk
    U.S. roadside workers are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at high risk of serious injury and death. Each year, thousands of roadside workers are injured or killed while performing their jobs. Working Beside the Roadway…
  • Nov 17

    The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure

    The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure
    Lead exposure has toxic effects on many parts of the body and contributes to serious health problems. Prolonged exposure often leads to permanent injuries, disabilities, and even death. Lead Exposure and Toxicity Lead, a common metal found on…
  • Nov 10

    Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]

    Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]
    Over the last two decades, fatally injured drivers who tested positive for opioids rose by 700 percent. Fatal accidents caused by opioid impairment are a major concern for vehicle safety and law enforcement agencies around the country. The…
Rank this Week: 2183

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

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

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Roadside Workers at Risk

    Roadside Workers at Risk
    U.S. roadside workers are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at high risk of serious injury and death. Each year, thousands of roadside workers are injured or killed while performing their jobs. Working Beside the Roadway…
  • Nov 17

    The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure

    The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure
    Lead exposure has toxic effects on many parts of the body and contributes to serious health problems. Prolonged exposure often leads to permanent injuries, disabilities, and even death. Lead Exposure and Toxicity Lead, a common metal found on…
  • Nov 10

    Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]

    Opioid Impairment Is Driving Traffic Fatalities [infographic]
    Over the last two decades, fatally injured drivers who tested positive for opioids rose by 700 percent. Fatal accidents caused by opioid impairment are a major concern for vehicle safety and law enforcement agencies around the country. The…
Rank this Week: 2070

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: 4214

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: 4454

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: 4150

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 8

    PTSD and Social Security Disability

    PTSD and Social Security Disability
    Often a vet will have a traumatic experience while in service to the USA. If this is chronic, it can result in a finding of post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD). In the old days this was called battle fatigue or shell shock. If there is a…
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
Rank this Week: 3408

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3126

Cross & Smith, LLC

Cross & Smith, LLC

Covers personal injury law.

https://www.crossandsmith.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    5 Common Strategies for Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Case

    5 Common Strategies for Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Case
    In Alabama, if you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident by a negligent driver, there’s a strong possibility that the defendant-driver is uninsured or underinsured. A study conducted by the Insurance Research Council revealed…
  • Aug 31

    Tuscaloosa Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Attributing Fault

    Tuscaloosa Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Attributing Fault
    In the personal injury context, plaintiffs often mistakenly and prematurely believe that their case will be straightforward.  Contrary to these initial beliefs, however, further investigation of the facts may reveal a much more…
  • Jul 31

    Viral Video Exposes the Dangers of Unsecured Furniture

    Viral Video Exposes the Dangers of Unsecured Furniture
    An Orem, UT family started the new year with a frightening event, according to an article from The Washington Post. A nanny cam video illustrated how easily 2-year old twin toddlers can tip over a dresser, in this case, trapping one twin…
Rank this Week: 2029

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Texas Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury and workers' compensation news. By Carabin & Shaw, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Texas Wrongful Death Case Against Emergency Personnel Fail

    Texas Wrongful Death Case Against Emergency Personnel Fail
    In a recent Texas wrongful death action, the appellate court considered the trial court’s denial of a city’s plea to the jurisdiction. The case arose after the husband and the adult kids of the decedent sued the city under the…
  • Oct 28

    Quantifying Future Pain and Suffering in a Texas Accident

    Quantifying Future Pain and Suffering in a Texas Accident
    In a recent Texas car accident case, the jury found the defendant’s negligence legally caused the accident and the injuries that the victim suffered. The jury awarded the plaintiff $15,000 for past medical expenses and $10,000 for…
  • Oct 28

    Train and Car Collide in Texa

    Train and Car Collide in Texa
    In a recent Texas train accident case, the plaintiffs appealed a summary judgment granted in favor of a railroad company and a corporation. The railroad company claimed that the plaintiff driver had caused a crash with its train by failing to…
Rank this Week: 3661

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Covers New Jersey workers' compensation law.

http://www.petrilloandgoldberg.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1643

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case
    By: Fred J Lewis Idaho Worker’s Compensation cases are controlled by the Idaho Worker’s Compensation Act which is contained in the Idaho Code. Idaho Worker’s Compensation Claims are 100% statutory creatures. These claims…
  • Apr 20

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

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

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic

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

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Oct 10

    Why Would my Employer Deny my Legitimate Injury Claim?

    Why Would my Employer Deny my Legitimate Injury Claim?
    I have written a lot on this blog about how strategies you and your lawyer can use to fight insurance company delays, refusal to authorize needed medical treatment and refusal to start weekly wage benefits. You may be wondering why…
  • May 18

    Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits if You Were at Fault in your Work Accident

    Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits if You Were at Fault in your Work Accident
    Would you be surprised to learn that you are eligible to pursue workers’ compensation benefits in Georgia cases even if you were at fault in the accident? Workers’ compensation law in Georgia is considered a “no fault”…
  • Feb 3

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment

    How to Combat Insurance Company Delay Tactics and Refusal to Authorize Medical Treatment
    What can you do if your treating doctor wants to refer you to a specialist, or tries to order an MRI or CT scan, but the workers’ compensation insurance company refuses to authorize this needed treatment? &nbsp Under Georgia…
Rank this Week: 1422

Course and Scope

Course and Scope

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

http://aspelllaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer

    Connecticut Worker's Compensation: A Primer
    Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing, and Appeals Understand how workers' compensation works in the state of Connecticut. By Sachi Barreiro Virtually all employers in Connecticut are required to carry…
  • Jul 12

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'

    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation'
    Rate of CT workplace injuries, illnesses exceeds nation's Related Content Content by John Stearns More than 36,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Connecticut's private industry employers in 2015, resulting in…
  • Jun 15

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing

    CRB Excuses Claimant's Failure to Attend Formal hearing
    In the recent CRB case of Greene vs. Ansonia Copper and Brass the Claimant, who was represented by counsel, failed to attend a scheduled formal hearing to prosecute her claim for 31-308a post PPD discretionary payments. Unfortunately, the…
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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: 3827

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Pennsylvania Legal Blog

Commentary and news about the Pennsylvania Legal community. By the Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC.

http://www.palegalblog.com
  • Sep 20

    Federal Court Rules That Workers’ Compensation Settlements Apply Only to Workers’ Compensation Matter

    Federal Court Rules That Workers’ Compensation Settlements Apply Only to Workers’ Compensation Matter
    On September 11, 2017, in Zuber v. Boscov’s, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an injured employee does not waive claims to FMLA and other benefits by settling his Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim and signing a…
  • Aug 4

    The Protz Impact

    The Protz Impact
    Ever since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared in Protz v. WCAB that the Impairment Rating Evaluation provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act are unconstitutional, my office has been deluged with calls asking…
  • Jul 31

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…

    Where there’s a Will there’s a way…
    Here’s a topic no one wants to talk about – death. We don’t want to think about it, the realities of it, the when or how, but it is a reality that every single one of us is faced with. While there’s not much we can do…
Rank this Week: 2728

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2433

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…
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3651

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: 2793

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

Florida Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Lesiono mientras trabajaba en el extranjero en el extranjero

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

    DBA Claims with Third Party Liability

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

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso

    DBA Informacion sobre la veracidad en su caso
    Una muy buena noticia es que para ganar un caso de DBA por las causas es bastante facil. Una vez que usted muestre el 1% de la causa…
Rank this Week: 2522

Florida Workers' Compensation Law…

Florida Workers' Compensation Law Blog

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

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

    Social Security Disability and Early Retirement Benefit

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

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud; The Two-Part Inquiry

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

    Volunteers and Florida Workers’ Compensation Coverage

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

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Sherman Law News & Insights

Sherman Law News & Insights

Focuses on employment law, personal injury, construction law, real estate law, workers' compensation, civil rights and appeals.

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

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast
    In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to…
  • May 25

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law
    It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of…
  • May 18

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney
    You’re on a construction site and—almost out of nowhere—a large beam knocks you out, leaving you unconscious and in pain. You’ve suffered a head wound and broken your leg in the fall, causing you to stay off your feet…
Rank this Week: 2199

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

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

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

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

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

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

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

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
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South Carolina Personal Injury Law…

South Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Patrick E. Knie.

http://www.southcarolinapersonalinjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1849

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury

    Five Steps to Take After an On-the-Job Injury
    If you suffer an injury while you are doing your job, you may be entitled to receive work injury benefits. You’ll need to take certain steps after the injury in order to make certain that you protect your rights to get benefits. Since…
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
  • Mar 30

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

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
Rank this Week: 2610

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    New Report Shows Risks of Injuries and Fatalities for Atlanta Worker

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

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

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

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

    What Happens if You Get a Workplace Illness Due to Toxic Exposure at an Atlanta Worksite?
    Workers in all different industries could be exposed to toxic chemicals and hazardous products as a result of the work that they do on a daily basis.  Whenever a worker is exposed to a hazardous substance, it is important for the…
Rank this Week: 1845