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What if a Co-Worker Caused My Injury at Work?

In most cases, you will file a workers’ compensation claim for any injuries caused by another employee. Workers’ comp claims are no-fault to provide the broadest protection for employees and do not take into consideration who caused the accident.

What is Permanent Partial Disability?

Permanent Partial Disability, or PPD, is a disability rating related to injuries sustained after an accident that affects the patient’s ability to work.

Parental Leave in North Carolina

Parental Leave in North Carolina

In North Carolina, over half of all working people (61%) don’t work enough to qualify for the Federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This article addresses Parental Leave in North Carolina and what you may or may not be entitled to under both federal and state law.

Sexual Harassment At Work – What Behavior Is Not Acceptable

Sexual Harassment At Work – What Behavior Is Not Acceptable

Sexual harassment at work is something that happens even as you are reading these lines. According to a study by the EEOC, more than 75% of people who have experienced sexual harassment at work never reported it to their employer, manager, or union representative.

Occupational Illness And Worker’s Compensation

Occupational Illness And Worker’s Compensation

There is a difference between workplace injury and occupational disease. The second one is not something that happens in unfortunate events, but rather a thing that develops over the years spent at your workplace. Read on to learn more about occupational illness and workers’ compensation in North Carolina.

Can I Get Workers’ Comp For Vision Loss In North Carolina?

Can I Get Workers’ Comp For Vision Loss In North Carolina?

There are various workplace injuries; some need less time to heal; others may change your life forever. Injuries like fractured bones may prevent you from going to work for several months, but injuries such as vision loss may never get better at all.
North Carolina treats vision loss at the workplace differently than other injuries. Here is what you need to know.

What Do You Need To Know About North Carolina Worker’s Compensation?

What Do You Need To Know About North Carolina Worker’s Compensation?

North Carolina personal injury lawyers cover all injuries and illnesses that occur in a work-related accident or occupational disease. Typical work-related injuries include back injuries, knee and shoulder injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, broken bones, etc. North Carolina also covers occupational diseases, illnesses that result due to exposal of environmental hazards in the workplace (such as exposure to dangerous chemicals).

Reasons For Termination Of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Reasons For Termination Of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you are collecting workers’ compensation benefits, you are in a situation where you depend on this financial help while you recover from your work-related injury. But, it is crucial to know when and why your benefits might end. This helps you avoid making a mistake that puts at risk your workers’ compensation benefits. These are some of the possible reasons why your workers’ compensation benefits were terminated.

North Carolina Construction Worker’s Death Sparks OSHA Investigation

North Carolina Construction Worker’s Death Sparks OSHA Investigation

People who work in construction understand that their job is dangerous. Even when they’re working on what seem like routine projects, they put their lives on the line. One wrong move and they can fall and suffer serious and even fatal injuries. Sadly, this was the case for a 30-year old man in Whitsett, North Carolina this month.