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Workers’ Compensation Claims for Wrist Tendonitis

  • Posted On: June 2, 2014

When people think of workers’ comp benefits, they may think of having to file a claim for a workplace accident that inflicts injuries, which have to be treated at a hospital. But such sudden injuries are not the only reasons a worker can file a claim. In fact, other types of workers’ comps claims can be Continue Reading..

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Who is Liable For Workplace Injury?

  • Posted On: March 28, 2014

In a way, this is a trick question. Whether a supervisor’s negligence, a co-worker’s carelessness, or even your own clumsiness caused a workplace accident, you should still be owed workers’ compensation. That is because in exchange for waiving your right to sue an employer, you are practically guaranteed coverage from an employer’s insurance. This means Continue Reading..

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Three Most Common Workplace Injuries

  • Posted On: January 3, 2014

While some professions inherently carry some safety risks, accidents are possible at any job site. These workplace accidents translate into numerous injuries, which also inflict a great deal in missed pay when workers are unable to perform their jobs during recovery. Here then are the most common injuries sustained while at work, and with this Continue Reading..

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When You Are Injured at Work by a Co-Worker

  • Posted On: December 20, 2013

Depending on the circumstances of a workplace accident involving a co-worker, you may or may not be eligible for a workers’ comp claim. Typically, any injuries you sustain on the job will be covered by workers’ compensation. You will need to notify your employer about the accident, get medical treatment and keep the records, as Continue Reading..

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Tips for Construction Workers: Ladder Safety

  • Posted On: May 20, 2013

If you are a construction worker, you are likely aware of the fact that your life is in danger daily. However that is a part of the job, which is why it is the responsibility of your employer to equip each of their workers with the necessary tools and equipment and safety devices in order Continue Reading..

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Recovering Compensation for a Workplace Accident

  • Posted On: November 28, 2012

In the state of North Carolina, all employers are required, by law, to provide workers’ compensation insurance to their employees—whether through a private insurance carrier or self-insurance. With very few exceptions, this is a way to ensure that all injured workers have access medical treatment and that they are able to maintain financial stability in Continue Reading..

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Robert E. Whitley, Jr. Named a Specialist in Workers’ Comp

  • Posted On: November 25, 2011

The Board of Legal Specialization has recently recognized Attorney Robert E. Whitley, Jr. of the Whitley Law Firm for his talent and ability in the area of workers’ compensation law in North Carolina. The process to become a specialist in a particular area of the law is extremely difficult and only a select few can Continue Reading..

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Opioid Testing: Preventing Accidents & Workers’ Comp Claims

  • Posted On: October 25, 2011

If many other companies choose to follow in the footsteps of Jacobsen Construction Co. Inc., a Salt Lake City construction company, many accidents and potential workers’ comp claims may be prevented in the future. Last year, the company developed a safety tool to help its 400 employees avoid accidents in the work place – opioid Continue Reading..

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Bringing a Lawsuit Against an Employer

  • Posted On: October 25, 2011

When a person is injured at their place of employment, many things may go through their mind, and they might even want to place the blame on their employer. The victim may think that filing a lawsuit against their employer will result in a larger settlement than simply filing for workers’ compensation. The truth of Continue Reading..

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Fired For Filing Workers’ Comp?

  • Posted On: August 27, 2011

Workers’ compensation simply works as a compromise between worker and employer. It essentially has the worker forfeit the right to sue the employer for damages and it expects the employer to take responsibility for the injury or illness. However, when a person chooses to file for workers’ comp after being injured at work, an employer may Continue Reading..

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