Minnesota Supreme Court rules injured workers can claim disability discrimination under the Minnesota Human Rights Act

“The law says employers must make a reasonable effort … under the Human Rights Act … to accommodate the disability. An employer just can’t dislike disabled people and you’re fired." --Employment lawyer Brian Rochel

Minnesota Supreme Court rules injured workers can claim disability discrimination under the Minnesota Human Rights Act

By Neal St. Anthony (Star Tribune) Employment lawyers are buzzing about a recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that liberalized workers’ compensation law to permit related discrimination suits under the Minnesota Human Rights Act that were barred by the court’s ruling 30 years ago. Former Minneapolis firefighter Keith Daniel, 57, forced into early retirement in 2016 […]

Existential crisis for the multibillion-dollar car insurance industry

Without humans to cause accidents, 90% of risk is removed. Insurers are scrambling to prepare. Self-Driving Cars might kill auto insurance as we know it.

Existential crisis for the multibillion-dollar car insurance industry

By Paul Tullis (Bloomberg) …If nobody’s driving, why do we need auto insurance? Premiums—and company revenue—are based on a driver’s likelihood of being in an accident, as well as actual crash rates. With more than 90 percent of accidents caused by human error, taking the driver out of the equation is going to mean big […]

Spinal Cord Injuries & Monetary Compensation

Spinal cord injuries result when any segment of the spinal cord is injured by a sudden blow to the spine that fractures, dislocates or crushes vertebrae. For FREE legal consultation, call 855-768-8845.

By FALAW  You hop onto your motorcycle for a leisurely drive to the beach, and you crash.   You hop into your car to go shopping for groceries, and you crash.  You are injured due to a defective product you assumed was safe since you thought the manufacturer was reputable.  You dived into a pool before […]

What You Need to Know about Traumatic Brain Injury

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What You Need to Know about Traumatic Brain Injury

By NY Personal Injury Attorneys The Centers for Disease Control define a traumatic brain injury that is alluded to by its acronym, TBI, as a “disruption in the normal functions of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.” Traumatic brain injury is a term we customarily read […]

The Medical Malpractice Epidemic: Does Your Doctor Have a Hand in It?

Have you or a loved one been an unfortunate victim of medical malpractice?

Before making an appointment or stepping into your doctor’s office, do you have a general understanding of who your doctor is and his or her true intentions? As a patient, you should have a general understanding of who your doctors are.  Patients expect that they are getting the best care possible from their doctors.  According […]

How Johnson & Johnson Hid Asbestos In J&J Baby Powder Products For Over 40 Years

The company’s doctors and lawyers being fully aware of the findings but failed to alert regulators or consumers.

How Johnson & Johnson Hid Asbestos In J&J Baby Powder Products For Over 40 Years

(Mass Tort Nexus Media – January 2, 2019) Johnson & Johnson has hidden the fact that they’ve known its raw talc and finished powders at times tested positive for quantities of asbestos, with the company’s doctors and lawyers being fully aware of the findings but failed to alert regulators or consumers. This may currently be due […]

Social Security Disability and Personal Injury

To be eligible for Social Security benefits you must have under $2,000 in assets if you are single.

Social Security Disability and Personal Injury

By Tatyana Bellamy – Walker, Special to Workers World Today  A staggering 10.2 million people are on Social Security Disability (SSD), according to a recent report by the U.S. Office of Retirement and Disability Policy (ORDP). The report states that musculoskeletal system and connective tissue issues such as carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and bone fractures, […]