Raleigh, NC (September 30, 2020) – A construction worker has lost his life after an accident at the North Carolina State University (NCSU) campus on Saturday. On September 26, police, firefighters, and emergency medical services responded to the site of a workplace accident.
Mebane, NC (September 9, 2020) – Around 12:30 p.m. yesterday, September 8, a man was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place at a warehouse in Mebane.
Rodanthe, NC (August 25, 2020) – On Monday, a fatal workplace accident involving a crane took place in Rodanthe.
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 […]
It’s simple, right? You slip and fall at work, and you get workers’ compensation benefits. Not so fast…it’s not as easy as you may think. How do you know whether your slip and fall entitles you to workers’ compensation benefits in North Carolina? Here are some guidelines: Did you fall in the “course and scope” of employment? Generally, to be […]
There was an accident at a site near Old Wake Forest Road in Raleigh last week that left 1 dead and 2 hospitalized. It happened at 11:15 am and appears to be caused by dirt collapsing during a digging operation, according to an investigation by the NC Department of Labor, the agency investigating the incident. The body of a construction […]
Getting injured on the job can be one of the most stressful things during your working career. Not knowing the process surrounding workers’ comp can certainly add to that feeling of stress suddenly landing on your “plate”. What happens when you’re injured on the job for the first time? Let’s look at the first 3 steps you need to take […]
Getting injured at work is more and more common today. The workplace can be a danger zone for certain people, depending on their career field. What if you’re injured through no fault of your own? How do you go about making sure the medical bills are paid? One of the best ways to go about a solution to your problem […]
Imagine the following scenario. You fall off a forklift while at work and suffer a broken ankle, preventing you from walking. Since you’re on the other side of the building, you shout out for help until someone else calls 9-1-1 for you. While waiting for assistance, you realize that the reason you fell off the forklift at all is due […]
I’m Brian Ricci, an injury and workers’ compensation attorney serving Greenville and the rest of North Carolina. The human eye is an astounding feat of biological engineering. A multitude of components work together to allow our eyes to take in raw information about the world and communicate those messages to the brain. Tiny blood vessels, intricate musculature and an entwined […]