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No matter what you do for a living, there’s always a chance that you will be seriously injured on the job, perhaps even fatally. Some occupations, however, present more risk than others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2017, there were 5,147 fatal workplace injuries that year, […]
In 2017 there were 183 fatal work injuries in North Carolina. For every fatal workers’ compensation injury, there are many more that leave workers with permanent disabilities. Some injured workers face long periods of time out of work. Others may have ongoing medical treatment needs. Many injured employees will have both. If you’ve been injured […]
If you are injured at work it can wreck your health, your income, and your work. In North Carolina, workers’ compensation benefits are meant to help you after an injury or work-related condition until you can get back to work. You may be able to get medical treatment and a part of your lost wages. […]
Sometimes even when medical tests show nothing abnormal, you can experience pain and disability after an injury at work. That’s when the key to justice is a knowledgeable and aggressive workers’ compensation attorney. Our client, Justin, recently won his workers’ compensation case after months of litigation. Justin was working as a recycling collector when a […]