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Workers Compensation Law Lawyers In New Hill North Carolina

New Hill is an unincorporated community located in southwestern Wake County, North Carolina, at the crossroads of old U.S. 1(State Road 1011, running northeast-southwest), New Hill-Olive Chapel Road (running north) and New Hill-Holleman Road (running south). New Hill is located along the original alignment of the New Hope Valley Railway between Durham and Bonsal. The community is near the southern terminus of the American Tobacco Trail, as well as Progress Energy's Shearon Harris nuclear power plant and the associated Harris Lake recreation center. A regional wastewater reclamation project is currently planned for the area. The project is opposed by local residents who believe that placing the facility in the middle of their community will adversely impact their way of life.

What is workers compensation law?

Workers Compensation establishes the liability of an employer for injuries or sicknesses which arise out of and in the course of employment. The liability is created without regard to the fault or negligence of the employer. Benefits generally include hospital and other medical payments and compensation for loss of income; if the injury is covered by the statute, compensation under the statute will be the employees only remedy against her or her employer. The workers compensation systems in place in each state are exclusive, no-fault remedies for most workplace injuries, and workers compensation attorneys guide injured workers through the process, to ensure that they receive appropriate income replacement payments and other monetary awards.

Answers to workers compensation law issues in North Carolina

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance coverage that is designed to protect the working person in the event of...

Workers' compensation acts around the country are administered by a governmental agency for that jurisdiction. If an...

If you are injured on the job or suffer a work-related illness or disease that prevents you from working you may be...

Death benefits and major medical treatments need to be dealt with carefully to make sure that the amount of money...

There has been a good deal of controversy over the extent to which workers' compensation laws should provide...

If an employee is injured on the job as a result of the fault of some third person, then that employee may have a...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

The Jones Act allows an injured seaman or fisherman to bring a claim against his or her employer for the negligence...