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What Are Workers’ Compensation Injury Notification Requirements in North Carolina?
What Are Workers’ Compensation Injury Notification Requirements in North Carolina?

14Dec 2023

What Are Workers’ Compensation Injury Notification Requirements in North Carolina?

At Waple & Houk, PLLC, our Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys understand that one of the most critical factors in pursuing a successful North Carolina claim is reporting that a workplace injury occurred. Delayed reporting can lead to complications in the claims process, potentially affecting the compensation and support…

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…

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…

Do I Have to Go Back to Work When My Workers Compensation Ends?
Do I Have to Go Back to Work When My Workers Compensation Ends?

12Aug 2022

Do I Have to Go Back to Work When My Workers Compensation Ends?

The whole point of workers' compensation is to help employees take care of their work-related injuries. When an employee gets hurt on the job, they can count on their employer’s worker's compensation insurance to cover their medical bills. They also know they’ll receive weekly replacement…

Can You Get Pain and Suffering Through Workers Compensation?
Can You Get Pain and Suffering Through Workers Compensation?

05Aug 2022

Can You Get Pain and Suffering Through Workers Compensation?

Normally, when you get hurt in an accident, your personal injury lawyer can sue for damages. They’ll demand that you be compensated for any out-of-pocket medical bills. They’ll also ask that the defendant be ordered to pay you damages for pain and suffering. When it…

Workers Comp in North Carolina: Who Isn’t Covered?
Workers Comp in North Carolina: Who Isn’t Covered?

26Jul 2022

Workers Comp in North Carolina: Who Isn’t Covered?

Workers compensation was designed to aid employees who get hurt on the job. Instead of making workers pay their own medical bills, workers compensation pays these expenses. The program also provides the worker with replacement income until they are ready to go back to work.…

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