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April 2017 Archives

Work accident results in fatality

Regardless of a person's chosen occupation, there are risks to health and safety involved. Employers in North Carolina often go to great lengths to protect their employees, but the reality is that not all potential risks can be removed. Unfortunately, a worker at an out-of-state pottery facility has recently lost his life in a work accident.

Emergency workers called to scene of work accident

The vast majority of employers in North Carolina go to great lengths to ensure the safety of their workers. Their efforts, in conjunction with the efforts of employees, help to prevent workplace accidents. Despite these measures, however, people can still become injured in a work accident.

When should you settle your workers' compensation case?

Getting injured at work can drastically change your life. Your injuries could prevent you from continuing your career path. They could result in a lot of medical expenses. Sometimes, work injuries can drastically affect your quality of life. Despite the seriousness of your medical issues, it's all too easy to receive less benefits than you deserve under the law. Injured workers should receive 2/3 of their wages untaxed while they are unable to work. If their injuries are severe, workers' compensation may pay for job retraining, as well as paying your medical costs that came from your work-relate injury.

Investigation underway following mover's death

Any job that requires an employee to move heavy objects could result in injury. For example, movers in North Carolina and other areas of the country could be especially susceptible to injuries as they complete their job responsibilities. Unfortunately, one man recently lost his life in a work-related incident in another state that remains under investigation.

Man suffers burns in work accident -- long recovery ahead

All occupations hold some degree of risk. Most workers in North Carolina are aware of many of the obvious risks associated with their jobs, but there are some that they cannot reasonably anticipate. Unfortunately, one out-of-state man has recently suffered injuries in a work accident that left him with burns on a large percentage of his body.