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Machinery accidents can easily cause workplace injuries

Many jobs in North Carolina and elsewhere utilize certain equipment in order to complete the tasks associated with the work. In many cases, proper training and maintenance can make sure that the equipment and machinery remain functioning properly and reduce user error that could lead to accidents. Still, not every accident is avoidable, and individuals could suffer serious workplace injuries.

Families may receive workers' compensation after fatal accidents

Most jobs present some sort of hazards that could negatively affect North Carolina workers. While some of those risks may be considered mild, other individuals may work in conditions that could prove deadly in the event of a serious accident. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for employees to suffer fatal injuries while on the job and for surviving family members to need workers' compensation benefits.

Work-related injury results from road construction accident

Most drivers have gone through areas on the road where some type of construction is taking place. Often, individuals grumble about how the work is adding time to their commutes or otherwise inhibiting their plans. What they may think less about, however, is the fact that the people working in construction zones are at risk of suffering a serious work-related injury in the event of an accident.

Workplace injuries result from ceiling collapse

For most people, the benefits of their jobs outweigh the risks they may face. Of course, this mindset does not mean that they can always avoid hazards on the job. In particular, individuals in the construction industry could easily suffer workplace injuries after an accident.

Stair collapse causes man to suffer work-related injury

Every job has its hazards. In many cases, individuals understand the risks they face, and in other instances, a sudden accident could leave workers feeling shocked. In addition to surprise, an individual may also feel pain if he or she suffers a work-related injury in the incident. Unfortunately, these types of events are not uncommon.

Construction materials could lead to workplace injuries

Many people get into a routine when it comes to going to work and attending to their job-related duties. It is not unusual for individuals to carry out the same tasks day after day and for those tasks to feel commonplace. However, even when North Carolina workers feel comfortable in their jobs, there is still a significant chance that accidents and workplace injuries could occur.

Financial setbacks not unlikely due to work-related injury

Injuries can cause any number of setbacks in a person's life. When the setbacks occur as a result of a work\-related injury, many North Carolina residents may wonder what they can do to address those setbacks, especially when it comes to their finances. In many cases, when individuals are injured on the job, they have the opportunity to seek benefits through workers' compensation.

Bob Bollinger wins "OIC" Death case at Court of Appeals

Bob Bollinger recently won a case involving the death of a client who died from complications of "OIC" or opioid-induced constipation.  

Being injured on the job may lead to fatalities in North Carolina

Any type of profession could lead to an individual being a position where he or she could become injured or ill. Unfortunately, being injured on the job can have many impacts that can negatively affect the workers or their families. In some instances, work-related injuries could even prove fatal, and surviving loved ones may have many financial hardships to handle on top of their grief.

Family may seek workers' compensation after construction fatality

When a family loses a loved one due to work-related injuries, emotional turmoil can certainly result. In addition to those feelings, however, individuals may also experience anxiety and concern regarding their financial affairs following such an event. Luckily, some of that financial stress may be alleviated if surviving family qualify for workers' compensation benefits.

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