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The average person may find it almost impossible to cover all the medical expenses of a spinal cord injury. In the first year alone, victims of tetraplegia (a.k.a. quadriplegia) can expect to spend upwards of $1 million. Every year after that, an average of $171,000 may be needed for victims’ spinal cord injury medical expenses.[...]
When examining workers’ compensation cases in North Carolina, it’s important to identify the facts. In most auto accident cases, there tends to be negligence on the part of at least one party. In some cases of worker’s compensation, however, there are no verdicts and no damage trials – just injuries. The question then becomes whether[...]
Working from home has become commonplace for more people today than ever before due to the COVID-19 virus. Did you know, however, that working from home makes you more likely than ever to suffer a work-related injury? After all, many people suffer injuries at home. Let's say, for example, that you get injured while working[...]
For most Americans, life has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. To date, though some have been more fortunate than others with fewer infections, no state has been completely spared. Workers and their families have lots of questions regarding the coronavirus and workers’ compensation during COVID-19. Getting sick from this pandemic means lost wages, missed[...]
After a workplace injury, to cover the costs of your medical bills and lost wages, you are likely to receive workers’ compensation benefits. Let's say, for example, that was marginally related to work, you were injured in a car accident. For the injuries you sustained, could you still file a workers’ compensation claim? The coming[...]