Examining An Injury Resulting from an Eclipse Under North Carolina Law On August 21, 2017, many of us in North Carolina looked up at the sun to view the rare phenomenon of a total or near total eclipse. In most instances, the viewing was done with safety measures in place. As the eclipse occurred during […]
The arrival of summer marks the end of another school year and the anticipation of beach vacations, backyard cookouts, and pool parties. This time of year also brings the annual company festival with the boss manning the BBQ pit, the interoffice corn hole tournament; and the balloon-making clown for the kids. Not to rob such an event of its pure joy and frivolity, but for those of us in the business, we should pause to consider the possible workers’ compensation ramifications of such annual company rituals.
Idiopathic conditions, including cases related to falls, are among the most challenging in the world of NC Workers’ Compensation.
CSH Law Workers’ Comp has put together helpful resources related to workplace safety from the NC Department of Labor, the NC Safety Council, and others.
This blog post covers the four critical steps an employer should take after a workplace injury occurs and specifics for how to do the following: contact your carrier, interview the employee, talk to witnesses, and preserve evidence.