Workers' Compensation

  • When Do You Need an Attorney for Workers’ Compensation?

    … by Karl Voigt When do you need an attorney for Workers’ Compensation? For those of you who read my posts on Avvo.com, you know that I am by no means a salesman for lawyers. I often encourage Workers’ Compensation claimants to stick it out, and not enter into a fee agreement with a Workers’ Compensation lawyer until they actually need one. I…

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  • Maine Allows for Marijuana Use in Workers’ Compensation

    … by Karl Voigt If marijuana law is a particularly dynamic field of practice, then marijuana law as it pertains to Worker’s Compensation law is even moreso mutable. We have all seen news coverage of individual states trying to get a handle on changing legal standards with respect to marijuana growing, sales, and use. Only now are we beginning…

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  • OSHA Inspector’s Warrant Request DENIED

    … for the Northern District of Georgia who have the power to overturn Judge Fuller’s decision. We will provide updates as they become available. If your business has had problems with OSHA or would like to know what you can do to protect yourself from OSHA inspections please contact our office at 888-313-0416. Jonathan Moore is Prince Law Office’s in-house…

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  • What is BU08028 and What Does it Mean to Chronic Pain Sufferers?

    … by Karl Voigt In short, BU08028 is a new research drug that provides the pain relief of opiates, without their addictive effects. Trials of the drug have been conducted on rhesus monkeys with success that — it is hoped — will translate to humans. The trials, conducted at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, demonstrated a novel approach…

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  • Workers’ Compensation and Medical Marijuana

    … by Karl Voigt This April, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted Act 16 of 2016 (the Medical Marijuana Program),which will enable patients with serious medical conditions to purchase marijuana to treat their symptoms. This is viewed as a conservative approach to the legalization of marijuana in certain circumstances, not a wholesale and liberal…

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  • Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

    … On behalf of Prince Law Offices, P.C., I am pleased to announce that the firm’s attorneys will be utilizing new technology to host informative live video sessions devoted to the various areas of practice we cover: Firearms Law, Workers’ Compensation, Immigration, Civil Rights, Social Security, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Criminal Law…

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  • Dangers of Driving When It’s Your Profession

    … drivers hauling goods and materials across the 50 states. Although these important jobs provide a reliable income, there are a number of health risks associated with the profession. Drivers generally work long shifts, staying behind the wheel for up to 14 hours at a time. This schedule makes it difficult or impossible to get vitally important sleep…

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  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

    … by Karl Voigt You may have seen in the news, or perhaps even here, that the Center for Disease Control has published new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. This is seemingly in response to not just the addictive nature of opioids, but also the quadrupling of deaths from prescription opioid overdose over the past 15 years…

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  • Injured Construction Workers

    … navigate these challenges, identifying liable parties and pursuing the compensation you deserve effectively and efficiently. In a construction accident, your employer, contractors, subcontractors, and other parties may all share liability for your losses. A Chicago personal injury attorney will investigate your accident, determine responsibility…

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  • Illinois Workers Compensation Benefits

    …. If you’ve been injured or have developed a disease in the course of your employment that has limited your ability to work, you may be eligible for benefits under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. Continue reading to learn more about this program, and if you’ve been injured on the job or have been denied workers’ compensation benefits…

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  • Differences in Personal Injury Laws Between States

    … in the state where your accident took place. This is generally true for motor vehicle injury cases because state courts retain the power to handle disputes involving accidents that happen on their roads. You will need to research the personal injury laws of a particular state, or consult with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer before filing…

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  • Pennsylvania Announces 2016 Average Weekly Wage

    … by Karl Voigt Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry has announced the 2016 Statewide Average Weekly Wage.This figure serves as the basis for determining the maximum and minimum weekly Workers’ Compensation benefit rates in Pennsylvania. The figure has increased to $978 from the 2015 average of $951. This increase affects the weekly rates paid to workers who were injured on or after January 1, 2016. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • PA Appellate Court Curbs Impairment Rating Evaluations

    … in 2000, there are a large number of people whose benefits have been modified. What will happen to these cases is uncertain. However, the employer in this matter has appealed this issue to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, so stay tuned here for updates. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • Recovering From Car Hijacking Injuries

    … expenses that workers’ compensation may not cover. The Chicago personal injury lawyers at the Staver Law Group can help you assess the viability of your case and your options for compensation of your injuries and other losses. We offer our services free of charge unless a settlement is awarded. Please schedule a free initial consultation by calling today. The post Recovering From Car Hijacking Injuries appeared first on Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer. …

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