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 […]

Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Workers' Compensation Insurance?

While most of the world has experienced some impact of COVID-19 are facing a unique struggle. Not only is it possible that COVID-19 has affected your worker’s compensation, but if you’re in North Carolina, it’s extremely likely. News coming out of the insurance industry has exposed that you might have more difficulty with workers’ compensation […]

Work Led To My Breakdown – Can I Get Workers Compensation for Emotional Problems?

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Emotional trauma, psychiatric trauma, and various other elements that can lead to a breakdown are no laughing matter. People in Emergency Rooms, call centers for emergency response, Police Officers, gas station attendants, and more all experience the daily risk of trauma. Witnessing assaults, trauma, being held at gunpoint, or witnessing the trauma of long-term abuse […]

Chemical Burns and Jobs That Carry This Risk 

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There are many chemicals that lead to chemical burns, or issues of skin irritation that can affect daily life. The chemicals that can cause these burns to include anything from heavy-duty cleaners such as degreaser or bleach to less common chemicals such as muriatic acid and other pool cleaners.  Many people face chemical burn risks […]

Can You Submit a Worker’s Comp Claim for Hearing and Vision Loss?

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Losing part or all of hearing or vision can drastically change your life. You may need to assimilate into a new community or pursue a new vocation. It’s possible that you’ll have the opportunity to improve some of the new disability through prostheses such as Cochlear implants, or that surgery. However, the damage is done, […]

How Can an Employee File a Claim About Bad Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Workers Comp Insurance

You can alert state and federal authorities or organizations of issues with injuries, but who can you tell about shady workers’ comp insurance? Most of the time, issues with workers’ comp don’t come to light until many employees have filed complaints. You can be the first, or possibly the last, to report your employer’s insurance, […]

Charlotte Workplace Accidents and Compensation

Workplace Accidents

Just like in any other major city, Charlotte sees its fair share of workplace accidents and injuries. From construction injuries on new buildings, roofers falling, or truckers getting into wrecks, it’s everything you would and wouldn’t expect. For full compensation, however, you’ll need to go a bit beyond the extent of your workers’ compensation application. […]

What Happens When a Trucker Has Injuries from a Wreck – Can They Claim Workers’ Comp?

Injuries from a Wreck

Truckers spend almost all their time on the road, so it’s no surprise when one gets into an accident. The difference between a wreck for a trucker and everyone else is that your injuries were from a workplace accident. So, what does that mean for you, can you submit a workers’ comp and an auto […]

North Carolina’s Highest Risk Jobs and Injuries

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Some jobs involve sitting behind a desk, and others involve walking across red iron steel hundreds of feet in the air. Clearly, one is a higher risk, but you might not expect truck driving to be a high-risk position, or working with the city as an animal control agent. The thing is that the highest […]