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North Carolina and Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Nerve Injury Lawyer

Workers in North Carolina and Virginia can suffer nerve damage from a single incident or from a culmination of repetitive motion stresses. Nerve injuries can be extremely painful because they’re the part of the body that communicates with the brain and transmits messages that can include pain. Nerve damage can cause loss of motion. In …

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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 and Eye Injuries in Virginia

Workers are at risk for eye injuries in the workplace for many reasons. Many eye injuries can be avoided if employers anticipate the causes and take necessary precautions such as wearing the correct type of protective equipment. We have also addressed eye injuries and Vision loss in a previous article discussing North Carolina Workers Compensation …

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Scaffolding Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Families of anyone killed due to a workplace scaffolding accident are entitled to death benefits. Survivors of scaffolding falls are entitled to full medical care and wage loss benefits, otherwise known as temporary total disability checks. Scaffolding is a necessary requirement at many types of construction sites. Scaffolding is generally temporary. Stable scaffolding helps workers …

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More on Cold Weather Risks for Workers and How to Prevent or Treat Them

Another danger for workers who work outside is trench foot. Trench foot is also known as immersion. Trench foot is due to lengthy exposure to cold temperatures and wet elements. Workers can develop trench foot even if temperatures are as much as 60 degrees F. The injury happens “because wet feet lose heat 25-times faster …

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Worker’s Compensation and Winter Safety

North Carolina already had one significant snowfall during December of 2018 and early in 2018, southeast Virginia was struck by a crippling blizzard. Ice, snow, and cold weather can make it extremely difficult to work – especially for construction workers and anyone who works outside. Anyone who walks outside may slip and fall on the …

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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.