I get it, your workers’ compensation checks are rolling in, your medical care is being covered by the insurance company, your employer is kind-of being nice to you…of course you think you don’t need an attorney! Don’t be lured by a false sense of security, because the reality is that the insurance company could stop paying checks, paying for care, and your employer could terminate you in NC despite having a workers’ comp case.
Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone! Maybe your company is celebrating St. Patty’s day with an outing, or maybe you were injured walking to an off-premises social event with coworkers or playing softball at a company function. There are many situations like this that I am asked about frequently when an injury didn’t happen at work, but has some connection to a person’s job.
If you are fortunate enough to be gainfully employed and earning income, you are likely gearing up for filing taxes on April 18, 2016. Or, you may one of the early birds that already filed and hope for a rapid tax refund…if so congrats to you for getting it over already! About this time each year our workers’ compensation clients call asking if they owe taxes on their workers’ comp benefits or settlement.
Maggie was invited to speak at Flint Groves Baptist Church in Gastonia, N.C. She addressed a group from the Latino community on Workers’ Comp and Immigration Services, their value and how to access them. She had the opportunity to answer questions from the audience as well as speak to people individually after the event.
Evelin was pregnant when she says her boyfriend assaulted her by punching her in the stomach. She was living in the United States illegally but went to police in Gaston County and pressed charges.
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After Earthquake in Nepal, Bill Introduced to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Nepalese Nationals
One form of humanitarian assistance the United States can offer to Nepal, a country now recovering from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that flattened buildings and killed more than 7,000 people, is temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepalese nationals who currently are in the United States.
The number of immigrants caught crossing the Southwest border continues to fall sharply, Obama administration officials said Friday, a decline due in large part to the end of the surge in people coming from Central America.