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Overexertion and Workers’ Compensation

Overexertion is a leading cause of workplace accidents and workplace incidents. For some workers, that one extra push or pull can cause a serious injury. For many workers, the cumulative effect of lifting and carrying can take a toll on the body. For other workers, just one day when a worker does more than his/her …

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Workers’ Compensation and Falls from Heights

Falling from heights is a leading cause of lost time for workers. While many workers fall while on the same level, such as when a worker slips and falls on a slick surface, falls from heights generally cause more serious injuries some of which may be permanent. The risk of dying due to falling from …

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Neck Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Accidents

Many workers in North Carolina and Virginia perform jobs that result in cervical spine or neck injuries. While some neck injuries can be treated and resolved quickly, many employees need to undergo surgery and may live with chronic long-term neck pain. Even when the pain subsides enough for the worker to return to work, many …

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Office Work and Workers’ compensation in North Carolina and Virginia

It’s natural to think that office work is much safer than jobs like construction work, first-responder jobs, healthcare work, and other types of jobs that involve a great amount of physical labor and risk. Yet office workers do suffer injuries on the job. When office workplace accidents cause injuries, the employees have the right to …

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Fast Food Work and Workers’ Compensation

Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, Popeyes, Burger King. Bojangle’s. Most people in North Carolina and Virginia have their favorite places for a quick bite. While the food is a fast treat for customers, for workers in the fast food industry, every day their work includes some risk that an employee will be injured. The good news for employees …

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Electrical Injuries and Workers Compensation in North Carolina and Virginia

Electrical injuries at work are a regular danger for any employee who works with power tools, near power lines, and anywhere where exposure to wires or cables is possible. While fairly rare, when electrical accidents happen, they can be fatal. Survivors may suffer injuries to their organs, tissues, heart, and other parts of their anatomy. …

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Medical Equipment for Injured Workers

Injured employees who qualify for worker’s compensation in North Carolina and Virginia are entitled to payment for their medical expenses. In addition to payment for surgeries, doctor visits, physical therapy, and other medical care with health providers; employers are generally entitled to payment for any medical devices to improve their health. Medical devices are more …

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Statutes of Limitation in a VA or NC Workers Comp Claim

In VA and NC, you generally only have 2 years to file a claim or get under an Award or have your claim accepted. Virginia and North Carolina Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller here explains the concept of the statute of limitations and goes through some specific scenarios where you think you are in the …

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Virginia Beach Office

5500-B Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Elizabeth City Office
(by appointment only)
507 E Main St #K
Elizabeth City, NC 27907

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.