Social Media and Workers’ Compensation

Social Media and Workers’ Compensation

Recent news stories have highlighted  awareness of the dangers of digital data being exposed after breaches of security.  Digital data is not only exposed after breaches in security, such data can be exposed by an individual posting information that adversely affects their claim for workers’ compensation benefits in New Jersey.

Is Foster Farms Solving Its Salmonella Problem?

By | Marler Blog | August 28, 2014
Is Foster Farms Solving Its Salmonella Problem?

NPR’s Dan Charles produced “How Foster Farms is solving the case of the mystery salmonella” that aired this morning. I got a little air time:

Others, like Seattle attorney Bill Marler, who makes his living suing companies when their food makes people sick, say it’s not good enough. “The standard is, it’s still OK to have a pathogen on your product that can sicken and kill your customers…

2014 – FDA Recalls DePuy Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System, Cites Fatal Risk

2014 – FDA Recalls DePuy Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System, Cites Fatal Risk

Recently, a craniofacial distraction implant by DePuy Orthopaedics was recalled.  This device, called the Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System, “is a modular family of internal distraction devices that are used to gradually lengthen the mandible body and ramus” and indicated as “a bone stabilizer and lengthening (and/or transport) device for correction of congenital deficiencies or posttraumatic defects of the mandibular body and ramus, where gradual bone distraction is required,” for children less than one year old.

What Your Employer is Supposed to Do When You Get Hurt at Work

What Your Employer is Supposed to Do When You Get Hurt at Work

A work injury should always be addressed sooner rather than later. For your part, this means getting medical attention right away. It can preserve your health, as well as a claim for benefits should you need them. You also need to notify your employer, and you should file a claim. As for your employer’s part, they need to file a Form 45 to report your injury.