COMPENSATION

  • Telling Employee He Is “Eligible” For Bonus Not Enough to Create Contractual Obligation

    Back from a long holiday weekend, my colleague Chris Parkin this morning takes a look at a new Connecticut Appellate Court case about employee compensation.   A new case that will be officially released tomorrow reminds employers to take care with their words and promises w...

    15 readers - Connecticut Employment Law Blog
  • California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman

    Drunk driving can often lead to dangerous situations that turn into serious accidents before any driver can react. These types of accidents can often leave the victims with serious injuries that have the ability to turn fatal. Car accidents caused by drunk driving are never e...

    10 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
  • The latest about Compensation

    • Car accident damages are shocking in Alabama crash

      … accident have the right to file personal injury claims, and may be able to do so against the estate of the driver who was killed if that person is believed responsible. These claims may open the possibility of compensation for medical expenses and any other related damages. Source: fox10tv.com, "1 dead, 12 injured in Causeway traffic accident", Jessie Miller, July 29, 2014 …

      1 readers - Birmingham Personal Injury Law Blog
    • California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman

      … hospitalized is unknown at this time. The driver of the vehicle was arrested by California police, since alcohol was a suspected factor in the accident. Regardless of whether the driver is charged for his involvement in the motor vehicle accident, the family of the deceased victim may have the right to seek monetary compensation for the tragic loss…

      10 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • California Cities Consider Minimum Wage Increases

      … This week alone three cities, Oakland, San Diego and San Francisco, tackled the issue of raising the minimum wage within city limits. Yesterday, Oakland’s City Council rejected a plan calling for a gradual increase of the city’s minimum wage for nonprofits and small businesses. The rejected ordinance proposed a minimum wage increase to $12.25…

      3 readers - HRWatchdog
    • Temporary Partial Disability Benefits under Nevada Law

      … restrictions, but you are not making your compensation rate, but hope to within the next two years ; 3. You have concurrent employers at the time of your injury, and can only return to work for one of those employers while recuperating from your injuries, In each of the above examples, in order to determine whether any TPD is owed, we must first…

    • Work-related Car Accident Claims Are Complicated

      … attorneys are knowledgeable about Nevada's workers' compensation law. If the driver who caused the accident has only a minimal liability policy of $15,000,  your workers' compensation benefits may be even more important to you than your personal injury attorney realizes.  Also, because the workers' compensation insurer who pays for medical…

      6 readers - Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
    • Bad Law on Doctor Choice for Nevada Injured Workers

      … changed.   The court stated in Valdez v. EICON, 162 P.3d 148 (Nev. 2007) that while the right to receive medical treatment is a statutory right, limits on physician choice is not.  Instead, the physician choice law is a procedural mechanism for managing the workers’ compensation system. In 2009, the legislature clarified that an injured worker could…

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