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Experienced Workers’ Compensation Representation for Hospitality Workers

North Carolina and Virginia attract a lot of tourists each year, at our lovely beaches, and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. People visit also visit our states for work, to visit their children in school, to attend all sorts of social functions, and for many other reasons. Many local residents use the state’s hotels, motels, and …

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North Carolina and Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Manufacturing Lawyer

Manufacturing jobs according to recent reports are coming back. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 12.8 million jobs in manufacturing nationwide as of August 2022. These jobs include making cars, trucks, equipment, tools, furniture, consumer products, and many of the products businesses need and consumers enjoy. Common types of manufacturing work …

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Safety Rule Violations and their Potential Effect on Your Comp Case

If you willfully violated an employer’s established safety rule, either written or oral, that was designed to keep you safe, in Virginia you can be completely prevented from recovering anything in your workers compensation case. Here, VA and NC workers comp attorney Joe Miller explains the parameters of what it means to have willfully violated …

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How to Claim Medical Mileage in VA and NC Comp Cases

If you want to get reimbursed for your medical mileage, watch as Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller explains how to make a claim for medical mileage in both states if you have an ongoing workers compensation case.

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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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.