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Heatstroke, Heat Exhaustion, and Workers’ Compensation Claims

In the summer in North Carolina and Virginia, it be can quite hot if you’re working outside. The temperature during the day is often in the 80s and 90s. Sometimes, the temperature even crossed the 100-degree threshold. Some of the jobs that may cause heatstroke during the hot summer months include landscaping, agricultural work, delivery …

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Road Construction Work And Workers’ Compensation

Road construction work takes place continually throughout North Carolina and Virginia. Road crews are constantly building new roads, expanding existing roads, modifying current roads, and making repairs. Road work also includes building bridges, installing lights, repairing trees, and laying sewer lines. Every time roadwork takes place along the federal, state, or local highways – there’s …

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Workers’ Compensation for Carpenters in North Carolina and Virginia

Carpenters help build homes and businesses across North Carolina and Virginia. They set the foundation for the work stone masons, glaziers, and many other types of construction workers do. Unfortunately, carpentry work is dangerous. Many workplace accidents cause construction workers to lose time from work while they seek medical help. Carpenters can claim work injury …

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Workers’ Compensation for Plumbers

According to The Balance, plumbers “install and repair pipes that supply water and gas to, as well as carry waste away from, homes and businesses.” Plumbers also fix appliances, toilets, sinks, and bathtubs. A few common plumber tasks include: Install pipes and plumbing fixtures Visually inspect equipment and operate test equipment such as pressure and …

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Robotic Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Many companies in North Carolina and Virginia are using robotics for manufacturing, automation, warehousing, and other businesses. Sadly, robots are replacing many workers entirely. Human workers who work with robots and other robotic hardware and software are at risk for many different types of workplace injuries. A recent case of an Amazon worker being trapped …

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Posture and Workers’ Compensation

Poor posture is a common source of back pain, neck pain, and spine pain. Posture generally focuses on the head, shoulders, and back – whether we’re standing, sitting, or lying down. Poor posture is a type of musculoskeletal disorder according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Poor posture can affect the muscles …

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If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.