Jan 23, 2018

Do I need to buy workers’ compensation insurance in North Carolina?

By |January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized, employment, Injuries, injury, Insurance, insurance carriers, Workers' Comp' Basics, workers' compensastion, workers' law, workers'compensation law, workplace accidents|Comments Off on Do I need to buy workers’ compensation insurance in North Carolina?

Today's post comes from Kristina Thompson, attorney at the Jernigan Law Firm. Do I need to buy workers' compensation insurance in North Carolina? Here's the general rule:  in North Carolina, if you are an employer and regularly employ three or more employees, you must have workers' compensation insurance. Seems pretty straight forward, right? For such a [...]

Aug 01, 2016

What is Rhabdomyolysis?

By |August 1st, 2016|injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We recently had a client diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis because of his exposure to hot temperatures as part of his job doing lawn maintenance. Rhabdomyolysis is a rare syndrome in which skeletal striated muscle tissue breaks down rapidly. The breakdown products of damaged muscle cells, such as myoglobin, are released into the bloodstream and may lead [...]

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