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Do you have a Traumatic Brain Injury that was caused from a work injury?

The Brain Injury Association of America (formerly known as the National Head Injury Foundation) was founded on September 23, 1980 and is celebrating their 40th Anniversary today!

The CDC defines a traumatic brain injury (hereinafter “TBI”) as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury.

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Workers’ Comp: It’s so confusing!

Workers’ Comp can often seem like a foreign language!  It has its own court system, forms and acronyms that can make it virtually impossible to navigate if you are unfamiliar with the process. The North Carolina Industrial Commission’s website can be very helpful in guiding you through the workers’ comp system if you are trying to handle your case on your own.

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What does “Personal Injury” really mean?

Contrary to popular belief, personal injury is not just found in auto wreck cases.  There are many types of accidents that fall in to this legal category:

Car / Auto Accident: This is the most well-known category and the most common.
Dog Bite: There are several rules behind what is an actionable “dog bite” case.

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at work can be fun… But are you covered by Workers’ Comp if something goes wrong?

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 a sport at a company function. There are many situations like this that we are often asked about when an injury didn’t happen at work, but has some type of connection to a person’s job.

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Did you have a work injury and you think your employer has your back? Think again…

So, you’ve been with your employer for 10 years. You’re sure they have your best interest at heart and are looking out for you.

Unfortunately, the moment someone endures an injury at work, we often see a change of behavior in the employer.  One of our most memorable instances occurred when one of our clients fell from a second story platform onto concrete, and they were knocked unconscious.

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I was in a car accident, but it wasn’t my fault! Now what?

When a car accident is not your fault, it may seem straight forward that the other person’s insurance should pay for everything. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

There are numerous steps involved, but here are a few things you can do in order help protect your case:

If there are any witnesses, be sure they stick around for the police to arrive in order to give their statement as well.