Heat-Related Work Injuries Increase During the Dog Days of Summer

Heat-Related Work Injuries Increase During the Dog Days of Summer

Every year there a thousand of workers tasked with carrying out their basic duties in extreme heat who suffer from heat-related injuries.   It has been a scorcher this week in North Carolina.  Temperatures were edging on triple digits and the humidity made it...
History of Workers Compensation Law Explained

History of Workers Compensation Law Explained

History of Workers Compensation Law Explained “When consulting with injured workers on a workers compensation case I am frequently asked “Why can’t I sue my employer and recover for the pain and suffering?”  My answer typically involves a history lesson....
Hiring a Lawyer: Why Hire One and What You Can Expect – Part 1

Hiring a Lawyer: Why Hire One and What You Can Expect – Part 1

As I sit here in the sun watching my children and their friend swim a the local pool, I am reminded of a few years back when my son James was about 4 years old and he was taking swim lessons at a local city pool. James loved his young instructor, Daniel, and it warmed...