Category: Workers’ Compensation

What Should Your Employer Do If You Get Hurt At Work?

November 6, 2017
When it comes to workplace injuries, both the employer and the employee are responsible for different parts of the workers’ compensation process. If you’ve been injured at work, it’s your job to make sure you report your workplace injury as soon as possible. So what exactly is your employer required to do if you get […]
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Is My Employer Required to Carry Workers Comp Insurance?

October 10, 2017
No matter what kind of job you’re working, accidents happen. There’s always a possibility of injury. That’s why it’s vital that employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. However, is your employer required to carry workers comp insurance? And what happens if they don’t? Should you get hurt on the job, will you receive any benefits? This […]
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Does Workers Comp Cover Weather-related Injury?

September 19, 2017
Every time we get asked “does workers comp cover weather-related injury“, we wish there was a more straightforward answer. But the truth of the matter is that it really depends. In some situations, North Carolina courts tend to rule in favor of weather-related cases; in others, not so much. The outcomes of these workers’ comp […]
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Summer Heat and Workers Comp

September 17, 2017
It’s that time of year again, and boy, have we had some hot days this summer. As with every year when the weather gets hot, it’s a good idea to remember safety tips for working in the heat: particularly for those who work outside doing physical labor. It’s easy to forget that working in very […]
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A Shift in the World of Workers Compensation

September 27, 2017
You may have heard about a recent workers’ comp case in North Carolina: Wilkes v. The City of Greenville that shifted the world of workers compensation. This case had a huge impact on state workers’ comp policies due to the fact that it established that employers were responsible for injuries or conditions that occurred as […]
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