Will these types of medical plans encourage a medical deductible for workers' compensation coverage?
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has held that The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) HazCom Standard does not preempt state law, therefore allowing state lawsuits to go forward based on “failure to warn” claims.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a new National Emphasis Program to protect workers from the serious health effects from occupational exposure to isocyanates.
Recently release statistics from the US Geological Survey brings some hope to reducing asbestos disease in the US.
After a week-long meeting of international experts, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), today classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.
The New York Times is reporting this afternoon that The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has approved for compensation payments 50 types of cancers from the $4.3 Billion Zadroga 9-11 Fund.
NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients.
NHSA bans the nonemergency use of portable electronic devices (other than those designed to support the driving task) for all drivers.....
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its 25th annual report on the amount of toxic chemicals released in 2010 to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New Jersey.
Many seriously injured workers end up living in nursing homes for convenience and care.
Workers' Compensation claims have been increasing for mental stress claims as technology evolves and more workers are feeling more isolated and estranged from their co-workers by technology.
Facebook has changed its group services and the Injured Workers Law and Advocacy Group is moving forward with them.
A NJ Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision awarding total disability workers' compensation benefits to an injured worker who suffers from bilateral carpal tunnel injuries.
Jon Gelman discuss privacy and their clients, client responsibility when it comes to putting up information on social media sites and how social networking can be used as a portal to monitor clients.
A Delaware Bankruptcy Judge has approved a reorganization plan for the former asbestos manufacturer, WR Grace.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Social networking’s popularity has become a two-edged sword as a tool in the management, investigation, and disposition of workers’ compensation claims.
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former pharmaceutical maintenance specialist at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from asbestosis.
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former auto mechanic, who worked in auto body shops throughout New Jersey, was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from lung cancer.
This popular annual program, offered by the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), is geared to both the novice and expert Workers’ Compensation attorney. It provides important and essential information to understand the cutting edge and critical issues confronting those who practice workplace injury law.