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August 2018 Archives

Worker suffers leg injury after trapped by granite

Multiple unexpected hazards can arise in a North Carolina workplace. Even when workers attempt to be safe, a workplace setting that is unstable due to structural issues could ultimately result in an accident that has serious consequences. Unfortunately, a man in another state has suffered what may be a serious leg injury in a recent workplace accident.

Fatal work accident near Disney World under investigation

Most people in North Carolina and across the country associate Disney World with happiness and family fun. However, there is often a great deal of energy and effort put in by a variety of different workers to ensure that a visit goes smoothly. Unfortunately, a worker in a Walt Disney World employee area was recently the victim of a fatal work accident.

Police officer dies as a result of workplace injuries

Most people dread seeing the flashing lights of a police officer in their rearview mirrors. Despite this, many people in North Carolina recognize that most police officers enforce traffic laws to ensure everyone's safety and often put their own lives at risk while doing so. Unfortunately, a police officer in another state recently lost his life due to workplace injuries suffered while conducting what likely began as a routine traffic stop.

Worker in serious condition following construction accident

Most people cross the path of construction workers in North Carolina as they go about their daily lives. While they may recognize the importance of this occupation, some are unaware of the harm such workers face every day that they report to work. In fact, a recent construction accident in another state has left a man in serious condition.

Do all employers have to carry workers' compensation insurance?

Most employees in North Carolina receive the benefit of workers' compensation coverage -- even most undocumented immigrants. However, it's important for all workers to understand that some categories of employers are exempt from the need to insure or qualify as self-insured when it comes to workers' compensation.

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