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Overtime Laws in North Carolina

Your time and labor are valuable. They are even more valuable when you work overtime. Make sure you receive every cent your work is worth by understanding the overtime laws in North Carolina. And if your employer does not pay by the rules, you can recover everything you are owed by speaking to EMP Law’s experienced employment attorneys.  With offices...

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EMP Law Attorneys Selected as Business North Carolina’s 2024 Legal Elite

We are thrilled to announce that four EMP Law attorneys were selected as Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite 2024. This prestigious honor highlights the top legal talent in the state, obtained through a vigorous peer nomination process. Of the ~1,300 that received votes, the top lawyers were recognized in their respective specialty (17 total). EMP Law attorneys were featured...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Workers Compensation Law

Is There an Average Workers’ Comp Knee Injury Settlement?

If you have suffered a knee injury in a North Carolina workplace accident, you have the right to receive workers’ compensation benefits. That said, you are probably wondering what you can expect your compensation to be. Fortunately, there is some information out there regarding the average workers’ comp knee injury settlement. While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, there are some...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Workers Compensation Law

Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Workers’ Comp Benefits

An on-the-job injury can take you out of the workforce temporarily or for a lifetime. We hope you don’t get hurt at work, and if you do, we hope you fully recover. However, if your work injury has taken away your ability to maintain gainful employment, you could be entitled to permanent total disability benefits through the state’s workers’...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Workers Compensation Law

Are Back Injuries Covered by Workers’ Comp in North Carolina?

If you injured your back at work in North Carolina, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Back injuries are a special class of workers’ compensation claims, and a skilled attorney can help you determine whether your back injury is covered. In this post, the EMP Law team will help you understand whether you are eligible for compensation...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Workers Compensation Law

6 Common Workers’ Compensation Delay Tactics

Did you suffer a workplace injury? Do you now seek workers’ compensation benefits to pay your medical expenses and lost wages? If so, knowing the workers’ comp delay tactics that could derail your claim is critical.  Workers’ comp adjuster tricks could defeat your efforts to obtain full benefits. Our experienced Winston-Salem and Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys are here to...

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What Is the U Visa Approval Rate?

According to the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services, the overall U Visa approval rate in 2020 was 77.1%, which means only 22.9% of U Visa applications were denied nationwide. In the same year, in North Carolina, the U Visa approval rate was 86%, with a denial rate of only 14%. Since 2016, North Carolina has achieved one of the...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Workers Compensation Law

Can I Get a New Job While on Workers’ Compensation?

When you’ve been injured in a North Carolina workplace accident and are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you probably have questions. At the top of your list of questions might be, Can I get another job while on workers’ comp? The short answer is yes. But you’ll want to evaluate how it may impact your workers’ compensation benefits before taking...

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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Medical Bills in North Carolina?

Workers’ comp in North Carolina will cover your medical expenses associated with your workplace injury. In fact, one of the primary purposes of workers’ compensation insurance is to prevent injured workers from getting saddled with medical bills due to their on-the-job accidents. With that being said, there are rules and regulations in place that you must follow to ensure...

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