Injured Truck Drivers and North Carolina Workers’ Comp Claims

Many truck drivers can file their injury claims here in North Carolina even if the driver is hurt in another state.  This is because of the “jurisdiction” rules of the NC Workers’ Compensation Act.  The workers’ compensation...

Cauda Equina Syndrome–A Back Injury to be Avoided!

I have handled many cases over the years involving injuries to the lower spine or back.  Fortunately, very few of my clients with lumbar back injuries have developed cauda equina syndrome. What is the cauda equina?   This is a Latin term...

Reducing Medical Costs in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Here is an interesting column by Karen Garloch of the Charlotte Observer about reducing medical treatment costs in general, but especially in back pain cases.  One of the most common things we see in the workers’ comp world is a back injury, especially...