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Working from Home & Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

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For many companies, allowing employees to telecommute, or work from home, cuts down on costs and helps their bottom line. But those employees are not exempt from workers’ compensation coverage just because there isn’t a physical building for an accident to occur. Even though an employer cannot control the telecommuters’ working conditions at home, courts…

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Mathew Answers Your Employment Law Questions

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Mathew Flatow, founding partner at SeiferFlatow in Charlotte, NC, is an experienced employment law and workers’ compensation attorney who has helped many in North Carolina residents with their employment and workers’ compensation cases. In addition to his hard work in and out of the courtroom, Mathew often takes the time to answer questions on Avvo,…

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What is a fair workers’ compensation settlement?

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Whether you work in an industrial, office, or retail setting, there is always going to be the possibility that you are injured on the job. Workplace accidents can take on many different forms, ranging from slip and falls, injuries caused by falling materials, overexertion, exposure to harmful chemicals, injuries resulting from workplace conditions and practices,…

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Can I file a workers’ compensation claim after being terminated?

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Under North Carolina’s Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA), workers who file a workers’ compensation claim are protected from retaliation by their employers [§ 95-241(a)(1)(a)]. This means that your employer cannot fire, demote, or change your employment situation for the worse because you file a workers’ compensation claim. However, North Carolina employers do not have to…

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Workers’ Compensation Cases and Costs

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It’s not uncommon for workers to get hurt at work. When an accident does happen, though, many people don’t know where to start with their workers’ compensation claim. While injuries can vary in type and severity, experienced attorneys can help you navigate your claim. Below are common injuries that may qualify for workers’ compensation, as…

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9 Videos to Watch if You’ve Been Injured at Work

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Workers’ compensation claims and cases can be complicated. By their individual nature, each case must be evaluated on its own merits. However, there are many common components, frequently asked questions, and case standards that will help you gain a better understanding of the next steps you need to take after being injured at work. We’ve…

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Workers’ Compensation Discrimination or Wrongful Termination?

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You got hurt at work, filed a workers’ compensation claim and were later fired. Depending on the circumstances of your termination, there may be situations when your workers’ compensation claim didn’t affect your employer’s decision to let you go. So, it’s an attorney’s job to find out if your case is a matter of wrongful…

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The Top 4 Workers’ Compensation Questions Answered

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Each day, employees are in danger of being impacted by variety of workplace accidents. No worker is immune from a workplace injury – whether it is in an industrial, office or retail setting. Workers dealing with the workers’ compensation system are often overwhelmed by the complexities of the process. Workers often have many questions about how…

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The Top 4 Questions People Have About Workers’ Compensation

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When a work-related injury occurs and disrupts your daily life and routine, you may find yourself in an overwhelmed state of mind. Suddenly, you are facing potential lost income, days or weeks away from your job, doctor appointments, medical claims, and piles of paperwork. Workers’ compensation, while designed to protect employees, can often be an…

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