February 20, 2018

How Long do I Have to Notify My Employer of a Workplace Injury in NCWhen you sustain an on the job injury in North Carolina, you have 30 days to provide your employer written information about your accident. Failure to report your injury within this 30-day period could result in a denial of your workers...

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January 30, 2018

North Carolina Workmans Comp Questions | Atlanta | Augusta Providing needed compensation following injury on the job is what the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation program is designed to do. In many cases, it does just that without difficulty, denials, or obstacles. However, even the smoothest system, which workers’ compensation is not, can seem confusing when you’re not sure where to direct your questions.

The experienced workers’ compensation...

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November 02, 2017

Under North Carolina workers’ compensation law, you can be denied workers’ comp benefits if it can be established that:

  1. You were under the influence of an illicit drug such as marijuana, meth, or cocaine at the time of your accident, and
  2. Being under the influence contributed to your injury

However, while many clients worry that they will be ineligible to receive workers' compensation benefits if they fail a drug test after an accident, a positive drug test does not automatically...

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September 08, 2017

Workers’ compensation law is complex and, without legal help, you may never get the full compensation you are entitled to. The short quiz below is intended to test your knowledge of North Carolina workers’ compensation laws. If you have questions or if you are in need of an attorney in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greenville, or surrounding areas of North Carolina, White & Stradley, PLLC is here to help. Our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers have helped injured workers throughout NC get fair and full compensation. We welcome an opportunity to meet with you, discuss your...

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July 25, 2017

Are you an independent contractor who has been injured on the job in NC? Contact the Raleigh workers’ comp lawyers at White & Stradley, PLLC to learn how we can helpOne of the most serious issues facing North Carolina's workers' compensation system today is the independent contractor problem. Under North Carolina law (and this is also the case across the country), so-called independent...

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July 18, 2017

Our Greenville, NC workers’ comp lawyers can help ensure your claim is processed quickly, allowing you to focus on recovery. Contact us to learn moreOur Greenville workers’ comp lawyers understand that time is of the essence in the aftermath of a workplace injury. You've been the victim of a devastating injury, and the bills start coming immediately. You need your workers' comp claim to proceed as quickly as...

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July 11, 2017

A back injury can limit your abilities for years – perhaps even forever. Our North Carolina workers’ comp lawyers can help ensure you get the full benefits you deserve.Back injuries are among the most common conditions our Raleigh workers’ compensation lawyers see. A workplace back injury can afflict employees in just about any line of work, whether you're in a sedentary office position or a labor-intensive field that...

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July 04, 2017

If you have suffered a burn injury on the job, our Charlotte, NC workers’ comp lawyers can help. Contact White & Stradley, PLLC for a free consultation to learn moreWorkers' comp is designed to provide benefits for a comprehensive range of possible workplace injuries. These injuries can be unpredictable, which makes such coverage particularly important.

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June 23, 2017

If you have sustained a workplace injury, regardless of your occupation, you are entitled to workers’ comp. Call our Charlotte, NC office at 855-565-4404 to learn more.When we think of workers' compensation, we tend to think of significant physical injuries suffered by employees performing arduous physical labor – construction workers, warehouse employees and those employed in industrial fields – and this...

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June 16, 2017

Our Raleigh workers’ comp lawyers suggest rehabilitation following on the job injury. Call 855-565-4404 to learn how we can help you get the compensation you need. The human body has remarkable recuperative powers. It can recover from just about any common workplace injury. But this recovery process will be easier and more complete if you commit to a course of rehabilitative therapy after your injury.

In certain situations, our...

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