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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims - Civil Sexual Assault Episode 2
Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Catastrophic Impairment: What it means and why it's important to you if you've been hurt in a car accident
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
What Money Damages Are Available In A Personal Injury Claim?
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Ruling in a 4-2 decision, the Australian High Court denied a government employee worker’s compensation claim for an injury the employee sustained while having sex in a motel room during a business trip.
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that a willful violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) standards, without other evidence of an employer’s intentional conduct, is insufficient to...more
The British Columbia legislature recently tabled amendments to Bill 14—the WORKERS COMPENSATION AMENDMENT ACT, 2011—to address bullying and harassment in the workplace. The amendments to Bill 14, among other things, expand...more
The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a decision that will be officially released next week (but released this morning), held that an animal control officer for several towns, was an employee of each of the towns.
Columbia, MO – February 28, 2012 -- To SSA, the word “disabled” is not a medical term. This is the number one reason that the agency will not accept your doctor’s pronouncement that you are “disabled.” To SSA, being disabled...more
If your employer cannot accommodate your restrictions, then yes you would continue to be entitled to benefits under the Act. These benefits are called Maintenance benefits. These are different than temporary total disability...more
A FSCO Director’s Delegate has allowed an insurer’s appeal of an arbitrator’s decision, which allowed the claimant to pursue accident benefits despite an unsettled WSIB claim....more
In a January post we discussed the wrongful death of a 22-year-old lumber worker in Vance on December 31st of last year. The young workman was killed in a construction accident when a log fell on him, striking him on the...more
In September of last year, two men were installing a sewer pipe at an excavation site in Enterprise, which is in southeast Alabama. The soil was saturated with water, and there no safe means of exit when the wet, heavy soil...more
Workplace safety should be a priority for all employers. Employees have the right to be protected from serious injuries during the course of employment. They should never have to risk their health and safety in order to make...more
Today, OSHA cited a car parts manufacturer in southwest Atlanta for repeat worker safety and health violations and proposed $79,350 in penalties. Although the company that was cited was in Georgia, we thought it could serve...more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration sent a letter this week to the CEOs of fourteen major retailers urging them to take steps now to prevent customer and worker injuries during Black Friday and other holiday...more
In April of this year, a worker at the AP Specialty Metals plant in Alpharetta, Georgia, was crushed to death in a machine that polishes heavy-gauge steel. OSHA was called in to investigate the industrial accident and has now...more
As we mentioned in our August 13 post, car and truck accidents are the most common type of work-related fatal accidents. Additionally, when it comes to motor vehicle accidents during the course of employment, distracted...more
In March of this year, OSHA inspectors were following up on whether violations they had found earlier at Phenix Lumber Company had been fixed -- violations they had already cited but hadn't been fixed at the time of an...more
Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers have been talking about over the past few weeks:
*“New Jersey Task Force Recommends Privatization of Workers Compensation“-Workers’ Compensation...more
This is a How To article on using the California State Workers' Compensation system....more
Crash Safety Las Vegas
In work zones moving equipment and traffic create a danger, it is worse if there is a crash. Develop and use a traffic control plan for the work zone – provide traffic flow details and train crew...more
Las Vegas Accident Lawyer, Reserch
Ex: American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists www.acgih.org Membership organization publications catalogue includes (US) national edition of Tailgate Meetings That Work!...more
Las Vegas Injury Law Research Crash Avoidance Devices
The design and applications of traffic control devices used in temporary traffic control zones are described in this chapter. A traffic control device is a sign,...more