Category Archives: Personal Injury

Attendant Care in Worker’s Compensation Cases

New Decision in regards to Workers’ Compensation and Attendant Care Benefits January 21, 2017 In a 22 page opinion, a panel of the Court of Appeals recently clarified the rulings on attendant care expenses in the area of Workers’ Compensation. The case is Thompson v. International Paper Co., (COA15-1383). The … Continued

New Decision in regards to Workers’ Compensation and Attendant Care Benefits

In a 31 page opinion, a panel of the Court of Appeals recently clarified the rulings on attendant care expenses in the area of Workers’ Compensation. The case is Chandler v Atl. Scrap & Processing,  (14-1351). At issue was the reasonableness of plaintiff’s delay in requesting compensation for attendant care services, … Continued

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month North Carolina DWI Laws Drinking and driving puts everything on the line: your freedom, your reputation, your bank account, your life – and the lives of others. Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or more is illegal and greatly increases … Continued

North Carolina Workers Compensation Law Changes

North Carolina personal injury attorneys can be of great assistance when victims of an accident on the job file for workers compensation. Workers compensation laws have been in place in North Carolina for a long time and are meant to ensure appropriate benefits for workers. In 2011, changes to North … Continued

Changes in “Bill vs Paid” Law

In North Carolina, victims in auto accidents can be legally awarded financial recovery by courts. NC personal injury lawyers are a source of information and guidance through this sometimes confusing process. In 2011, the laws regarding accident claims changed. The new laws have the potential to limit the financial award … Continued