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Below are links to two informative publications highlighting the obstacles faced by indiviuals when injured at work:

In a recent blog post, Lydia Depillis of the Washington Post detailed the struggles faced by injured workers. Her post highlighted the financial and personal obstacles faced by people hurt on the job due to changing laws throughout the country limiting financial and medical coverage available.

The workers’ compensation system is broken — and it’s driving people into poverty

A report from the United States Department of Labor looking at the impact of injuries sustained at the workplace on the the injured worker and their families. The report also highlights the trend of employers to reclassify employees to prevent their eligibility for coverage in the event of a workplace injury.

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Helen represents clients facing criminal charges in both state and federal court. She is a member of the Criminal Justice Act panel of attorneys in the Middle District of North Carolina, and is admitted to practice before the Eastern, Middle and Western District Federal Courts as well as the Fourth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.

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