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 [...]

Dec 20, 2017

What should I do if I get injured at work?

By |December 20th, 2017|Workplace Safety, workers-compensation, workers' comp basics, Workers' Comp Q & A, workers' compensation, Workers' Compensation. Workplace Injury, workers' law, workers'compensation law, workplace accidents, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on What should I do if I get injured at work?

You've been hurt at work. What are the first things you should think about? Number one:  getting well so you can have the best medical recovery and return to work. Second: notifying your employer of the accident. Third: properly filing your claim on a Form 18:  Notice of Accident with the North Carolina Industrial [...]

Aug 04, 2014

Workers’ Comp Covers Work-Related Motor Vehicle Accidents

By |August 4th, 2014|Business Travel, car, Death, Safety, truck driver, Truckers, Trucking, Uncategorized, Worker safety, Workers' Compensation, workplace accidents|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Todd Bennett, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore.Do you drive a company vehicle as part of your job? Many find themselves in the situation where they travel regularly, or on a special errand from time to time, as part of their job.  In the unfortunate scheme of things, if you [...]

Jul 25, 2013

Why Do Roofers Fall From Roofs? Is it just because of gravity?

By |July 25th, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Injury, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC – Attorney at Law.Today I received an urgent call from attorney representing a client in New Jersey who fell from a roof. Before she told me the job description of the injured worker, now in a coma, I correctly anticipated that it was [...]

Jul 22, 2013

“Opting Out” of Worker’s Compensation Hurts Workers and Employers (Part 1)

By |July 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Injury, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Today’s post comes from guest author Tom Domer from The Domer Law Firm.More than a century ago, Wisconsin’s initial efforts in worker’s compensation led the nation. In 1911 Wisconsin became the first state in the nation to place a broad constitutionally valid worker’s compensation system into operation. Recent events, specifically Oklahoma’s passing legislation to allow [...]

Apr 29, 2013

Safety Begins at Home: Riddell All-American Sports Cited for Serious Safety Violations by OSHA

By |April 29th, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Riddell-The Official Helmet of the NFL Today's post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC - Attorney at Law.Recently there have been many discussions and lawsuits about NFL player safety arising out of serious brain concussions from football. In a ironic turn, a company who manufatures football safety gear has itself been [...]

Apr 11, 2013

Nanotechnology in the Workplace

By |April 11th, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Injury, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

During cancer research in 1986 an accident created the first man-made nanoparticle, an incredibly small particle which can absorb radiant energy and theoretically destroy a tumor. One type of nanoparticle is 20 times stronger than steel and is found in over 1,300 consumer products, including laptops, cell phones, plastic bottles, shampoos, sunscreens, acne treatment lotions [...]

Mar 28, 2013

Hazards exist in the surface refinishing business

By |March 28th, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC – Attorney at Law.University of Iowa, College of Public health, recently reported the death of a bathtub refinishing technician who died from the inhalation of paint stripper vapors. The apartment manager and first responders reported a strong chemical odor in the second story [...]

Mar 07, 2013

NIOSH Safety Video MOVE IT!

By |March 7th, 2013|Uncategorized, workplace accidents, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Move IT! Today's post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC - Attorney at Law.The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published a video to enchance trucker safety. The video, Move IT!, Covers rig move safety for truckers in the oil and gas fields. It helps make sense of [...]

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