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February 2017 Archives

Man suffers leg injury in workplace accident

All occupations in North Carolina and across the country hold a certain degree of risk. While employees can take precautions to protect themselves, not all risks are completely avoidable, often leaving workers struggling to recover from a serious injury suffered in a workplace accident. Unfortunately, one out-of-state man suffered a leg injury following an accident that occurred at an industrial facility.

Details unclear in work accident requiring medflight

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, recognizing that there are many potential hazards in a workplace, promulgated health and safety standards intended to keep workers safe. Unfortunately, even when these standards are followed, a work accident can still occur. Injuries suffered in such an accident can leave workers in North Carolina and other areas of the countries suffering both physically and financially.

Repetitive stress injuries can lead to workers' comp claims

If you work in the construction industry, you likely work with a variety of power tools throughout your day. On the one hand, power tools certainly make your job easier to perform. But on the other, these handy tools can cause injuries that could severely limit your ability to work in the field of construction.

North Carolina worker suffers burns in work accident

Every workplace has its own unique risks, depending on the nature of the business. While most employees go to great lengths to protect their workers, a work accident can still happen, leaving an injured employer out of work and facing a large amount of medical debt. Unfortunately, a North Carolina man recently suffered burns in an industrial incident.

5 construction workers suffer injuries in DWI accident

Five construction workers in North Carolina were recently struck by a car while they were working on a section of Interstate 77. The driver believed responsible for this incident is said to have been intoxicated at the time of the crash. All of the victims may be able to utilize workers' compensation benefits to help them through their recoveries. They may also be entitled to pursue civil actions against the driver and bar where the driver was served in order to seek compensation for their physical, financial and emotional injuries.

CRPS may be covered by workers' compensation

Following workplace injuries, some level of pain is expected temporarily. However, there are those who may experience prolonged pain due to developing complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). North Carolina residents who develop CRPS from workplace injures may have their losses covered by workers' compensation benefits offered through their employers.

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