How Long Is the Statute of Limitations in North Carolina for Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claims?

    It may take years to fully recover from a serious personal injury. But if you take too many years to pursue a civil lawsuit or workers’ compensation claim for that injury, you may be entirely out of luck. That is because in North Carolina, as in every other state, personal injury and workers’ compensation claims have expiration dates as prescribed […]

    North Carolina Workers with COVID-19

    North Carolina Workers Sick With COVID-19 Deserve Workers’ Compensation! North Carolina has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, and public officials, government employees, and community organizations are doing everything they can to protect North Carolinians –to protect our communities. Frontline workers are the selfless heroes of this pandemic, putting themselves and their families at risk as they fight to […]

    Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19

    Will workers compensation benefits for Coronavirus (COVID 19) be covered in North Carolina?  The very debate is taking place amongst workers compensation attorneys and the answer is complicated.   The courts can go either way once the issue is litigated. North Carolina does allow compensation for an occupational disease which is defined as diseases caused by conditions that are characteristic […]

    Industrial Plant Accidents or Explosions and Workers’ Comp

    Explosions in chemical plants and refineries are not common, but when they do occur, they can cause devastating injuries and immense property damage.  The deadliest plant explosion on record occurred thirty-six years ago in India at a pesticide plant leading to more than 600,000 people being exposed to the deadly gas cloud that night. The gases caused victims throats and […]

    How Long Will My Personal Injury Settlement Take?

    Being injured because of your employer’s actions or lack thereof can be a stressful time for you. You are out of work because of your injury and cannot pay your bills in a timely manner. You have to watch them pile up with no way to get a strong handle on paying them all. While all this is happening, your […]

    Proper Lifting Techniques Can Minimize Back Injury Risks

    For someone in the shipping industry or construction work, you often have to lift heavier items. This is just part of the job but it can also lead to back injuries as well as other types of traumatic injuries if not done properly. Many people who suffer from these types of injuries have to miss work, which means a loss […]

    The Consequences of Not Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

    Being injured on the job can be one of the most stressful things you can go through as an employee. The more painful the injury is, the more stressful it can be when you lose out on your wages because you can’t work. The insurance company will also try their hardest to make your life miserable while you’re trying to […]

    How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site

    There is a lot of activity on construction sites these days, especially as buildings are constructed and perfected. Because of this, there is a huge risk of accidents on the site that can lead to grievous injury or even death. Loved ones of someone who was killed on the construction site can possibly look into filing a claim against their […]