Blog Posts in June, 2011

Lorenzo Charles Loses Life Due to Auto Accident

A man once known for bringing glory to North Carolina State lost his life last week in a terrible auto accident. According to the Raleigh police department, Lorenzo Charles, 47, was driving a charter ...
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H.B. 709 Extends Benefits for Partial Disability

A new bill is waiting on the signature of Governor Beverly Perdue before it can be enacted into law. The bill, entitled H.B. 709, will extend the benefits given for partial disability while reducing ...
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Teenager Killed in Bike Accident in Monroe

Tragedy struck in Monroe when a 16-year-old boy lost his life in a bicycle accident. Investigators with the Monroe police department are still looking into the accident that killed Blake Carlton. ...
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Speeding Motorcyclist Involved in Collision

Observing the posted speed limit isn't just the law, it could save your life. When a motorcyclist decided to ignore the speed limit in Henderson County, he lost his life in a tragic motorcycle ...
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Having a Workers' Compensation Lawyer is Important

Have you recently been injured on the job? Are you interested in getting workers' compensation ? If so, you need to hire a lawyer that is has experience when it comes to filing workers' ...
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Injured in the State of North Carolina While on the Job?

If you live in North Carolina and have been injured on the job, you need to understand the state's stand on workers' compensation claims. The state law says that only employees that have been ...
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Firetruck Accident May Have Stemmed from Failure to Yield

When a fire truck collided with a car last week in Kernersville, one man lost his life while another was seriously injured. According to the Kernersville Police Department, eyewitness reports show ...
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Employers May Offer Out-Of-State Employees Workers' Compensation Coverage

California employers who have out-of-state employees may soon be able to offer coverage via the California State Compensation Insurance Fund. The current insurance code in California instructs ...
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2,300 Strollers Recalled

In cooperation with Lan Enterprises, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled 2,300 Zooper strollers. The commission determined that the strollers manufactured in China between February ...
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Reasons for Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim

Were you injured while on the job? Were you involved in an accident while working that has left you temporarily or permanently disabled? If so, you may be allowed to file a workers' compensation ...
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Little Girl Loses Life in Accident

Tragedy struck in Raleigh when a five-year-old girl lost her life in a car accident. According to the driver, Sia Byass, she can"t remember why or how she hit the little girl, Nadia Hines. She ...
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Worker's Comp: America's Oldest Social Insurance Program

Anytime an employee suffers an injury or becomes ill and can no longer work for a period of time, his or her employer is required to pay workers' compensation benefits. This is a legal requirement ...
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