Guest Blog by Alan S. Pierce
The year 1911 saw the enactment of this country’s first state-based Workers’ Compensation laws. The effects of the Industrial Revolution begun some decades earlier made it ... Read More
Your company needs to negotiate for the right to select legal counsel in any case where the exposure is within the company's retention level.
Often, in-house counsel wish to use lawyers previously ... Read More
In New Jersey, every employer who has any employees is required to carry workers compensation insurance. New Jerseys Workers Compensation Act requires coverage for corporate officers. Employees of ... Read More
An attorney represented the client from September 2007 through May 16, 2008, when the employer/workers compensation carrier offered $ 7,500 to resolve the case. Before the offer was accepted, the ... Read More
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On January 2, 2011, President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (“Zadroga Act”) providing a total of $4.3 billion in ... Read More
A Liverpool company has been fined $100,000 and ordered to pay WorkCover's legal costs after a 58-year-old Minto man was crushed to death when a loading ramp collapsed after a hydraulic lifter ... Read More
The head of the most powerful union in South Africa recently called for authorities to crack down in 2011 on mining companies over safety despite the fact 2010 appears likely to be one of the safest years ... Read More