Workers Comp

Florida Workers’ Comp Case Goes to State Supreme Court

work injury claim form August 27th, 2019

A recent Florida case filed against the Broward County School Board and Broward’s Riverland Elementary School regarding workers’ compensation benefits is being heard by the state Supreme Court. Workers’ compensation provides employees with injuries obtained while on the job. It saves them the time and money necessary for going through the civil court system and…

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NC May Extend Workers’ Compensation Benefits to First Responders with PTSD

first responders April 29th, 2019

In North Carolina, a proposed bill would extend Workers’ Compensation (WC) to first responders who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). An article on this new legislation appears here. About the Bill H.B. 622 would extend benefits to first responders diagnosed with PTSD by a licensed psychiatrist who file within 52 weeks of diagnosis. It…

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NC Firefighters Fight to Change Workers’ Compensation Laws

firefighter uniforms April 15th, 2019

Firefighters in North Carolina are fighting to expand death benefits—and Workers’ Compensation disability benefits—to those who have contracted cancer caused by exposure in the line of duty. A detailed article on their efforts is available here. While North Carolina provides $100,000 in death benefits to the families of police officers, firefighters, and rescue workers who…

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NC Businesses Without Workers’ Compensation Fined

Worker's Compensation Form March 4th, 2019

The Compliance and Fraud Investigative Division of the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) recently announced they have collected over $3.2 million in fines from business that do not comply with the Workers’ Compensation Act. A detailed article on the Commission’s actions is available here. During the first two quarters of Fiscal Year 2018-2019, the NCIC…

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Watch the New Daggett Shuler TV Commercial on Workers’ Compensation Benefits!

October 24th, 2016

The next new Daggett Shuler TV commercial premieres today! The commercial highlights how Daggett Shuler can help you tackle your claim to Workers’ Compensation benefits. If you or a loved one are hurt at work, securing the Workers’ Compensation benefits you need can be a difficult and frustrating process. When you try to get through…

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New Daggett Shuler TV Commercial Premieres Next Week!

October 21st, 2016

Next week, Daggett Shuler will premiere another new TV commercial! The topic of the commercial is how Daggett Shuler Law can help you “tackle” your claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits. The spot features attorney Griff Shuler on the soccer field kicking the ball around. Every year, thousands of employees in North Carolina suffer serious injuries…

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An Estimated 30,000 Employers in North Carolina Do Not Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance

March 15th, 2016

In North Carolina, employers that have at least 3 regular employees, either full or part-time, are required by law to purchase Workers’ Compensation insurance. This insurance coverage helps ensure that any employee that is forced to miss time at work due to an injury or illness can receive the benefits they need to compensate for…

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Don’t Forget to Watch Attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler on Triad Today This Weekend!

February 19th, 2016

Tune in to watch the attorneys of Daggett Shuler Law as they appear on Triad Today this weekend! This weekend, David Daggett and Griff Shuler will sit down with Triad Today host Jim Longworth to discuss the importance of businesses in North Carolina providing workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Businesses in North Carolina that…

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Daggett Shuler Returns to the Set of Triad Today to Discuss Workers’ Compensation Insurance

February 18th, 2016

Daggett Shuler Law Attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler are back on the set of Triad Today! This month, the attorneys of Daggett Shuler Law are speaking with Triad Today host Jim Longworth about the importance of employers in North Carolina providing Workers’ Compensation insurance for their employees. Although North Carolina law requires any company…

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North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Laws Negatively Impact Injured Workers

January 12th, 2016

In June of 2011, North Carolina passed a new Workers’ Compensation law that makes obtaining Workers’ Compensation benefits a much more complex and difficult process. Because of these recent changes to the law, it is more important than ever that injured workers in North Carolina hire an experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney who will make sure…

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