Articles Tagged with injury compensation

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can my employer fire me because I filed a workers’ compensation claim?”

Look around. Every building and structure is a result of the hard work of construction workers who make it their life’s work to be a part of the construction of buildings and structures. Working in construction is not without its risks. Every day, construction workers across the country go to emergency rooms with injuries sustained on the job. One of the biggest risks of injuries to construction workers is the danger of serious falls. However, that is not the only danger to construction workers. In North Carolina, the leading cause of fatal accidents in the state are incidents in which the worker has been “struck-by” an object. It is important for construction workers to know their rights when it comes to work related injuries and for their families to know their rights in the event of a fatality.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

Experts say that a government program designed to compensate those injured from receiving vaccinations has recently made a shift by recognizing harms associated with the way the vaccines were administered, not just compensating victims for the content of the vaccines themselves. Chief among these conditions is something known as SIRVA, or “shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.” The shift isn’t a small one, since 2011, the fund has paid out more than $18 million to 112 SIRVA victims.