Most Workplace Injuries in NC are Preventable

Most Workplace Injuries in NC are Preventable

Most workplace injuries in North Carolina and nationally are preventable.  They just do not have to happen. According to a new study by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health roughly 4,383 men and and women died in United States workplaces in 2012 as...
Kevin Bunn Co-Chairs NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable

Kevin Bunn Co-Chairs NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable

  On Friday, March 7, Kevin Bunn co-chaired the 19th Annual NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable held at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice offices in Raleigh.  Many thanks to co-chair Valerie Johnson and to all the speakers, including Matt Slotkin, Jim Hart,...

Workplace Injuries in North Carolina Down

A recent report from the North Carolina Department of Labor indicates that workplace injuries in North Carolina were down slightly in 2012.  The rate of workplace illnesses and injuries dropped from 3.1 per 100 full-time workers in 2009 through 2011 to 2.9 in 2012....

NC Workers’ Comp Changes on the Way?

According to an article in the Raleigh News and Observer by Mandy Locke it looks like the NC General Assembly is going to put forward some additional workers’ compensation reforms this session. The first proposal is one I have discussed before, which is to make...
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Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

After twenty years of practicing workers’ compensation law in North Carolina I have seen just about every mistake an injured worker can make.  These mistakes range from failing to file their claim, to settling when they should not have, and everything in between. Download my Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

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