I Was Injured in My Work Truck. What Do I Do?

Few things can ruin a workday quicker than getting into an accident while on the job. That goes double for being in an accident while in a work vehicle. Any car or truck accident can be traumatic, but an accident in your work truck can add an extra layer of stress to an already difficult…

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Workplace Accidents: Workers’ Compensation and Third-Party Claims

Workplace accidents can have serious consequences for employees, leaving them injured and uncertain about their future—especially if their injuries are pretty severe. When it comes to seeking compensation for incidents like these, there are two common paths to take: submitting a workers’ compensation claim or submitting a third-party claim. Typically, most people would be quick…

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation in NC if I Work from Home?

Most residents in North Carolina know that they can get workers’ compensation when they are injured or become sick while on the job. However, many people are confused or unsure if they can file for workers’ compensation if they were injured while working from home. This has become a growing curiosity as many Americans have…

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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD in North Carolina?

Workplace injuries are common in every occupation. It is almost expected that a worker will experience some type of physical injury. But very rarely do workers consider workers’ compensation benefits for mental disorders caused by their occupations. There are occupations such as firefighters and construction workers whose dangerous nature can cause workers to experience PTSD.…

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What Is a Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

When you have been injured at work, it is important to consider every possible outcome. Your injuries may be so severe you may need to take early retirement from your chosen career. You may even have to consider the possibility that you may not be able to work again at all for the rest of…

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Why Are Trench Collapses So Dangerous?

While a lot of construction work has been revamped and modernized throughout the years, working in trenches is still common practice for some important aspects of our everyday lives. Trenches need to be dug to install things like utility lines and pipelines—but the dangers of working in trenches has not been reduced by any means.…

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Which Industries Lead to the Most Accidents and Injuries?

Employees in North Carolina have the right to seek work injury benefits if they are injured while doing their job. These benefits include compensation for their medical bills and temporary wage loss benefits while they are recovering. Workers who have a permanent disability may be entitled to permanent disability benefits. Some workers may be entitled…

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