Can You Get Workers Compensation for Passing Out at Work?

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State-by-state, many people have heard about landmark cases of people getting workers compensation for passing out at work.  The trouble is that workers compensation varies on a case-by-case and state by state basis. It is not enough to say that one person who fell at work eventually got compensation because they passed out. That does […]

Do Employees Pay Into Workers Compensation Benefits?

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While employees certainly pay into a variety of different benefits and sometimes optional benefits, worker’s compensation isn’t one of them. Worker’s compensation should always be there for you if you’re hurt on the job or sick because of your work. Unfortunately, many people realize when you go to file a workers’ compensation claim that the […]

Why Can’t You Get Full Compensation for Lost Wages?

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Why is it so troublesome to access full compensation after any type of accident? There are a few present issues that come up when discussing why clients often don’t get full compensation, and why people who handle these claims on their own get very small portions of what they deserve. However, even when claimants do […]

What are the Real Goals of Worker’s Comp Adjusters?

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We’ve all heard about the unsavory tactics used by car accidents and homeowners insurance claims adjusters. But worker’s compensation can’t work the same way, right? Actually, you shouldn’t be so surprised when a worker’s compensation claims adjuster provides a much lower figure than you anticipated. In fact, many companies are turning to the familiar insurance […]

Accepting New Limitations After A Severe Injury

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Oftentimes people don’t realize the full extent of an injury until they started the process of healing and maybe even made plans for surgery and ongoing recovery. There’s typically the “oh it’s fine” response immediately after a severe injury, and the idea that you may experience many new limitations can be shocking. However, days later, […]

Don’t Sweat It – Manage Your Recovery

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In December of 2016, the Social Security Administration identified that there were over 10,000,000 people who were receiving social security disability benefits. Many of the adults sustained injuries or developed health conditions that left them unable to work for extended periods of time. However, that recovery period may be much more hopeful than it initially […]

Grocery Store Related Workplace Injuries

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Grocery store employees are among the most prized essential workers. They keep the shelves stocked, and we see them frequently taking precautions to protect our safety. From wiping down commonly touched areas to keeping floors dry, most grocery store workers are dedicated to safety for everyone involved. However, our Charlotte injury lawyers have seen their […]

Should Professional Drivers Have Dashcams?

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Professional drivers don’t just include people behind the wheel of a stock car. As we’ve all recently shifted our understanding of essential workers, we see that many of them spend most of the day traveling for their job. We’re not talking about sitting in a two-hour commute every day. In fact, what we’re talking about […]

How Long Can You Receive Workers Compensation Benefits

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Is workers’ compensation like disability where there’s a running timer once you start receiving benefits? How long should it take to receive workers’ comp benefits? How long might you have to wait for payment? These questions about the time frames that apply to workers’ compensation are a little difficult to handle and sort through because […]

Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel

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Workers’ compensation covers all manner of injuries, including repetitive motion. A repetitive motion injury, such as carpal tunnel, comes from years of doing the same actions over and over again. That could be typing at a keyboard, cutting on a cutting board, or lifting with the wrists. Carpal tunnel is often put off when it […]