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How Can I Maximize My Workers Compensation Claim in North Carolina?
How Can I Maximize My Workers Compensation Claim in North Carolina?

29May 2024

How Can I Maximize My Workers Compensation Claim in North Carolina?

Suffering a workplace injury can send shockwaves through your life—medical bills, lost wages, and the sheer stress and upheaval of the injury can be bewildering. If you're navigating this complex terrain in North Carolina, understanding how to secure the maximum compensation isn't just comforting -…

Why is My North Carolina Employer Denying My Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Why is My North Carolina Employer Denying My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

01Jan 2024

Why is My North Carolina Employer Denying My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

At Waple & Houk, PLLC, our Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys know that there is often some confusion about who approves or denies injured workers’ claims in North Carolina. Employers must report injuries to their workers’ compensation insurance carrier, but there may be instances where the…

Lifting and Moving Patients Leaves Nurses with More Injuries than Construction Workers
Lifting and Moving Patients Leaves Nurses with More Injuries than Construction Workers

07Oct 2023

Lifting and Moving Patients Leaves Nurses with More Injuries than Construction Workers

Nurses throughout the U.S. play a significant role in caring for individuals and families in their time of need — and even more so in the last several years since the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether they work in emergency rooms, hospital units, nursing homes, or a…

New Study Found Nearly 20% of Drivers Making Deliveries for Amazon Suffered Injuries
New Study Found Nearly 20% of Drivers Making Deliveries for Amazon Suffered Injuries

01Oct 2023

New Study Found Nearly 20% of Drivers Making Deliveries for Amazon Suffered Injuries

At Waple & Houk, our Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys advocate for North Carolina workers’ safety — no matter where or who they work for. Unfortunately, there continues to be a recurring theme involving an alarming rate of injuries occurring at Amazon facilities. This time, it…

Amazon Warehouse Workers are Suffering Serious Injuries at an Alarming Rate
Amazon Warehouse Workers are Suffering Serious Injuries at an Alarming Rate

07Aug 2023

Amazon Warehouse Workers are Suffering Serious Injuries at an Alarming Rate

Last month, our Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys at Waple & Houk discussed the continuing prevalence of Walmart distribution center accidents and injuries and our role in holding the massive retail giant responsible for providing injured employees with the workers’ compensation benefits they are entitled to after suffering workplace…

What is Maximum Medical Improvement and What Does it Mean for My Case?
What is Maximum Medical Improvement and What Does it Mean for My Case?

07Nov 2022

What is Maximum Medical Improvement and What Does it Mean for My Case?

What exactly is maximum medical improvement? If you get injured on the job, there's a good chance that you'll be entitled to workers compensation benefits. In North Carolina, as long as you meet the basic requirements for workers comp, you'll receive two main types of…

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