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Are You Being Monitored by Workers’ Comp in the Charlotte Area? Here’s What to Do

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Sustaining a workplace injury can be a traumatic experience, both physically and emotionally. It can impact your ability to work and earn a living, which can cause financial stress and anxiety. In North Carolina, if you have been injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to…

What Is an FCE Test and Why It’s Important in North Carolina?

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Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is a crucial test that helps to assess an individual’s physical ability to perform work-related tasks. It is administered by a licensed physical therapist and involves a comprehensive evaluation of the patient’s physical capabilities and limitations. In North Carolina, FCE tests are essential in ensuring employee…

North Carolina’s Permanent Impairment Rating: Total Loss Compensation Chart

North Carolina's Permanent Impairment Rating and Total Loss Compensation Chart is a legal framework for compensating individuals who have suffered permanent injuries in a work-related accident. This compensation chart outlines the maximum compensation that can be awarded for permanent impairment, and it considers the severity of the injury and the…

What Are 3 Symptoms of a Brain Injury?

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The human brain is, unfortunately, susceptible to many types of traumatic injuries. When any type of brain injury occurs, the victim is likely to suffer a host of short and long-term medical complications, and there is always a possibility for a brain injury to result in some type of permanent…

What Is Considered Traumatic Brain Injury?

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The human brain is incredibly complex, responsible for managing every conscious and unconscious bodily process. Unfortunately, it is also highly vulnerable to traumatic injury, and recovering from brain injuries is very challenging. Any type of brain injury can potentially result in a host of immediate and long-term effects on the…

What Are the 4 Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries?

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One of the worst injuries a person can suffer is a traumatic brain injury. The brain is the most important part of the human body and controls all conscious and unconscious processes. However, despite the fact that the brain is so critical to human bodily functions, it is also one…

What Is the Leading Cause of Accidents in Industry?

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Industrial work environments are inherently some of the most dangerous workplaces in the country. Therefore, if you or a family member works in any industrial setting, it is crucial to acknowledge the risks you face each day at work. Additionally, you must also know how to navigate the workers’ compensation…

What Are the Most Common Industrial Accidents?

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Working in any industrial environment carries an inherent degree of risk. Most people who work in factories, refineries, assembly facilities, and other industrial workplaces are required to use protective equipment, wear specific types of protective clothing, and adhere to workplace safety regulations at all times. Unfortunately, workplace injuries can and…

Who Is Exempt From ERISA?

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was codified into law in 1974 with the aim of preventing employers from misusing employees’ benefits accounts and providing legal recourse to any employee affected by their employer’s intentional fiduciary malfeasance. ERISA broadly applies to almost every private sector employer in the country,…

What Is a Violation of ERISA?

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In 1974, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) came into law with the intention of protecting employee benefits programs and retirement accounts from fiduciary malfeasance. Today, most employers offer various benefits programs to their employees, and these benefits can be incredibly valuable when it comes to handling emergencies and…