When to Take Legal Action After a Construction Injury

When to Take Legal Action After a Construction Injury Construction jobs are among the most dangerous professions with one out of every five worker deaths in the U.S. reported by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Although construction projects carry an inherent risk, construction companies owe a duty of safety [...]

By |2019-11-12T21:07:32+00:00July 31st, 2019|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

NC Bill May Extend Workers’ Compensation Benefits to First Responders With PTSD

NC Bill May Extend Workers’ Compensation Benefits to First Responders With PTSD In North Carolina, a proposed bill introduced by Rep. Holly Grange, R-New Hanover, would entitle law enforcement officers, first responders and emergency management personnel to workers’ compensation benefits for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). An article from WSCOTV on this new [...]

By |2019-09-25T20:07:01+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

New Rules For Pain Management Treatment By Worker’s Compensation Physicians 

If you are injured on the job, worker’s compensation insurance will pay your medical expenses, including long-term expenses like physical therapy and rehabilitation services. In many cases, workplace illnesses or accidents result in long-lasting or chronic pain, which is treated by pain management therapy.    Pain Management Changes For Worker’s Compensation Claimants  Pain management may take many forms, [...]

By |2018-10-16T11:15:20+00:00October 16th, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Worker’s Compensation for PTSD 

The American Psychological Association recognized Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a unique psychological condition in 1980, and characterized the condition as a series of symptoms brought on by a traumatic event.   Originally applied to veterans returning from combat, PTSD has since been recognized as a condition that can result from witnessing or experiencing any unusual [...]

By |2018-08-21T04:00:03+00:00August 21st, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Who Pays Workers’ Compensation Claims?

Workers' Compensation laws exist in every state and are designed to allow injured workers to receive compensation for medical expenses and lost wages without having to sue their employers. Workers' Compensation laws are no-fault, meaning that an injured employee does not have to prove that his employer was negligent in order to be compensated for [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:39:59+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Workers Compensation|0 Comments
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