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Another reason for Health Insurance Reform

Tweet It is no secret that the current Health Insurance system in America is not working. Whether you agree or disagree with the tenets of the Affordable Care Act that is now in front of the US Supreme Court, nobody can argue that the current health care system isn’t broke. It is. Here is another…

Principal shot on way to work suffered a compensable injury

Tweet On April 9, 2009, James Hunt, a principal at Fairmount Middle School in Lumberton, was shot on his way to work. Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals affirmed a decision determining that Mr. Hunt suffered an injury that arose out of and was within the scope of his employment. (A full copy of…

Workers’ Comp Mileage Rates in NC

Tweet Did you know that if you have to travel farther than 20 miles roundtrip to attend an appointment for medical treatment, you are entitled to reimbursement from the workers’ comp insurance carrier? Per the North Carolina Industrial Commission, the IRS mileage rate for January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011 is $0.51 per mile….

Ethical Boundaries of Discovery in Social Media

Tweet Today I gave a presentation for NBI on Ethics and Social Media.  Following is a link to my manuscript on the Ethical Boundaries of Discovery. Ethical Boundaries of Discovery – Manuscript from presentation on December 15, 2011

Why do I need a lawyer for my Workers Comp case?

Tweet Lot’s of people believe that they have no need for a Workers Comp lawyer.  This could be for a number of reasons, including:  they don’t think they have a claim or don’t wish to file a claim, they believe that the system is “fair” and they they can handle their case on their own,…

The Rehab Nurse – Who do they really work for?

Tweet If the insurance company decides to accept liability for your workers comp claim, then they are able to direct your care.  As part of that care, the insurance adjuster will assign you to what is called a Rehabilitation Nurse to manage your care.  According to the NC Industrial Commission Rules for Utilization of Rehabilitation…

Category Archives: Uncategorized

Another reason for Health Insurance Reform

Tweet It is no secret that the current Health Insurance system in America is not working. Whether you agree or disagree with the tenets of the Affordable Care Act that is now in front of the US Supreme Court, nobody can argue that the current health care system isn’t broke. It is. Here is another…

Principal shot on way to work suffered a compensable injury

Tweet On April 9, 2009, James Hunt, a principal at Fairmount Middle School in Lumberton, was shot on his way to work. Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals affirmed a decision determining that Mr. Hunt suffered an injury that arose out of and was within the scope of his employment. (A full copy of…

Workers’ Comp Mileage Rates in NC

Tweet Did you know that if you have to travel farther than 20 miles roundtrip to attend an appointment for medical treatment, you are entitled to reimbursement from the workers’ comp insurance carrier? Per the North Carolina Industrial Commission, the IRS mileage rate for January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011 is $0.51 per mile….

Ethical Boundaries of Discovery in Social Media

Tweet Today I gave a presentation for NBI on Ethics and Social Media.  Following is a link to my manuscript on the Ethical Boundaries of Discovery. Ethical Boundaries of Discovery – Manuscript from presentation on December 15, 2011

Why do I need a lawyer for my Workers Comp case?

Tweet Lot’s of people believe that they have no need for a Workers Comp lawyer.  This could be for a number of reasons, including:  they don’t think they have a claim or don’t wish to file a claim, they believe that the system is “fair” and they they can handle their case on their own,…

The Rehab Nurse – Who do they really work for?

Tweet If the insurance company decides to accept liability for your workers comp claim, then they are able to direct your care.  As part of that care, the insurance adjuster will assign you to what is called a Rehabilitation Nurse to manage your care.  According to the NC Industrial Commission Rules for Utilization of Rehabilitation…