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May 2016 Archives

Flight attendants exposed to health hazards created by toxic air

Being a flight attendant certainly has its perks. After all, visiting every corner of the globe is in your job description. However, the life of a flight attendant isn't always as glamourous as it's cracked up to be.

North Carolina family may explore workers' compensation

Starting a new job can be an exciting time for anyone. However, if the company for which the new employee works does not keep up with proper safety measures, that new worker could be at risk of suffering serious or fatal injuries. If such an incident occurs, workers' compensation may be applicable, and affected individuals may wish to determine how to go about potentially obtaining benefits.

3 things to know about airline injuries

Some jobs require a repetitive amount of lifting and bending. Over time, these motions can lead to repetitive stress injuries. These injuries can be not only painful and accrue costly medical expenses, but can also lead to a loss of income from having to miss work.

Risks may cause North Carolina workers to be injured at work

There are many risks North Carolina workers could face while on the job. All occupations pose some hazards that could potentially lead to workers being injured. From carpal tunnel syndrome to machine-related injuries, individuals could be left needing medical attention and facing time away from work in order to recover. If individuals are injured at work, they may be entitled to workers' compensation. 

On-the-job death and workers' compensation in North Carolina

When a death occurs while North Carolina residents are on the job, the situation likely requires significant attention. Details on how the incident took place and what led to the worker's death can play important roles in various capacities. The family of a deceased worker will likely also give the situation their utmost attention due to the sudden loss and grief they are feeling, and they may also wonder how they will handle the near future and whether they could be entitled to workers' compensation.

Benefits may stem from being injured on the job in North Carolina

Losing a life unexpectedly is a tremendous shock to family members under any circumstances. If a death occurred due to being injured on the job, it may be possible for a surviving family to qualify for workers' compensation in order to handle some of the financial damages resulting from such an event. North Carolina residents may be interested in such a situation that recently took place in another state.

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