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What Are the Different Types of Medical Diagnostic Tests – Part Two

In part one of our discussion of diagnostic tests, we discussed three common imaging tests – X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans. Before we continue discussing other tests, let’s take a look at the parts of the body that are examined – that may need to be diagnosed: The initial medical review Normally, the ER doctor …

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What are the Different Types of Medical Diagnostic Tests – Part One

Workers in North Carolina and Virginia who are seriously injured are likely to undergo one or more diagnostic tests. These tests can determine what injuries or illnesses you have. Diagnostic tests can also rule out certain medical conditions. Diagnostic tests are important in workers’ compensation cases because they can be used to explain why you’re …

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Strokes, Heart Attacks, and Workers’ Compensation – Part Two

This article is a continuation of our discussion of strokes and worker’s compensation. Click here to read part one. What are the treatments for strokes that occur during the scope of a worker’s employment? The treatments for a stroke vary depending on the type of stroke you had (ischemic or hemorrhagic), the time since the …

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Strokes, Heart Attacks, and Workers’ Compensation – Part One

Many jobs involve heavy manual labor. Many jobs involve a great amount of stress. These jobs can cause an employee to suffer a stroke. Workers who are overweight, have heart disease, high blood pressure, or have diabetes are especially prone to suffering work-related strokes. If you are an employee and you suffer a stroke or …

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Tendonitis and Workers Compensation

Many workers in North Carolina and Virginia suffer with and cannot work due to tendonitis. The Mayo Clinic defines tendonitis as “inflammation of the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone.” The cords are known as tendons. Tendonitis can occur in any tendon but is most common around a worker’s shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, …

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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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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.