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Independent contractor filing paperwork
Workers' Compensation

Independent Contractor Misclassification for Employees

Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys understand that employers use several tactics to escape paying workers’ comp benefits. A popular one is misclassifying employees as independent contractors. These employers understand that employment status determines workers’ compensation eligibility.

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Workers' Compensation

Compensable Injuries: Repetitive Motion Injuries

Charlotte workers’ compensation lawyers often have to explain what injuries are compensable. This is because claiming that an injury occurred at work doesn’t automatically entitle you to compensation. You may yet have to establish this

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Workers' Compensation

Preventing Scaffolding Accidents in the Workplace

As leading Charlotte work comp lawyers, we know accidents are not uncommon in the workplace, and the consequences are often significant for everyone involved. Therefore, organizations must have a proper way to ensure that they

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Divorce

Are There Alternatives To Divorce?

Waple & Houk attorneys understand that divorce can negatively impact wellbeing, with those involved often experiencing depression, loneliness, and low self-esteem. Moreover, ending up in divorce courts can be a costly affair. Thankfully, there are

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