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November 20, 2020
Workers Compensation
Not long ago this blog posted an article on how nurses can suffer significant and debilitating back injuries in the course of their work. While back injuries are an unfortunately common form of harm suffered by healthcare workers, nurses throughout North Carolina are subjected to other forms of detriment as well. This post will introduce […]
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November 12, 2020
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
Spinal cord injuries are some of the most devastating injuries a person in North Carolina could suffer in a car crash. There are four main types of spinal cord injuries that could affect different areas of a person's body. The following is a brief overview of these injuries. Cervical spinal cord injuries C1-C8 If a person has […]
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November 5, 2020
Worker Safety
Workers in health care face more dangers than construction workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care workers and workers in other higher risk occupations should assure that they pursue their rights to workers' compensation if they are injured on the job. Injury rates Building a hospital is safer than working in one, according to federal […]
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October 28, 2020
Car Accidents
A common catastrophic car accident injury is a traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can be both devastating and disabling to victims and their families. Victims and families should be prepared with what to expect and also be familiar with the legal protections available to them. The impact of a traumatic brain injury Victims […]
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October 14, 2020
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents
Since April, U.S. driving has dropped off by about 26%. That means roads are much more open, and some drivers have been taking advantage of the situation. Unfortunately, the fatal traffic accident rate during the lockdown is the highest rate since 2005. For the three-month period ending June 30, that rate jumped to 1.42 deaths […]
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October 14, 2020
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
The human brain is responsible for both executive and lower level functions throughout the body. When a person injures an arm or other extremity, the affected limb may suffer a loss of function but the brain continues to work. However, when a North Carolina resident endures a brain injury, their extremities, respiration, and even life […]
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October 13, 2020
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents
There are few cases that are more devastating than wrongful death lawsuits. These lawsuits involve tragic accidents that resulted in injuries so severe they led to the death of the victim. The only thing more tragic is when the accident involves a child. Recent case provides an example It began when a group of about […]
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October 12, 2020
Car Accidents
It would be understandable if our readers were to feel like construction zones on the roadways throughout North Carolina seem never-ending. Constant improvement work is seemingly always underway somewhere. However, for as much as drivers might get annoyed at slow-downs in construction zones, it is important to remember that there are workers in those areas […]
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October 7, 2020
Workers Compensation
These days, there are many people in America - including many in North Carolina - who are happy to have a job. The economic condition in our country this year has been stressed, to say the least. Unfortunately, the workplace isn't always the safest place to be. Each year thousands of people are injured on […]
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October 5, 2020
Workers Compensation
Amazon often makes a great deal over its safety practices, claiming that automation and worker surveillance help keep workers safe and healthy. The company actively monitors progress on its safety goals, but internal data shows that those goals may not be being met. In fact, injuries may be on the upswing, especially during busy periods. […]
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