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....

OSHA backtracks on back injury reporting.

The Obama Administration recently withdrew a rule requiring employers to report musculoskeletal injuries to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA says it wants more information on the reporting requirement before implementing it. Reportedly,...

NC Principal gets workers’ comp in shooting.

The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently awarded workers’ compensation benefits to a NC middle school principal who was shot in the face while driving to work. The workers’ comp lawyer for the principal argued that he was due benefits because he...
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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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