At the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, we are proud to participate in various community events throughout the year (especially if they involve motorcycles!). We sincerely believe that one good deed can change the world, which is why we strive to support the residents of North Carolina and South Carolina both in and out of the courtroom. Our team is always looking to partake in new and exciting events and charities that support people in need. Despite the rainy and chilly weather, our staff participated in 5 wonderful charity events this December!
If you sustain an injury at work, you may not know what to do. Most employers have to provide workers compensation. But the entire process can be overwhelming and confusing. Take the steps in this post to and it will help you get the best possible outcome.
Immediately Tell Your Employer
The first step to take is reporting your accident to your employer. Most states have statutes of limitations for reporting an accident. This means a report must be made within a certain time period. In many cases, this time period is fairly short.
Being injured while on the job can be devastating both physically and emotionally. After you seek medical attention and notify your employer, it’s important to also remember that you need to take the correct steps when filing your workers’ compensation claim. While this can be a very overwhelming time for you, you don’t have to go through it alone. Our workers’ compensation attorneys are here to make sure you know just what to do.
Following these steps when filling out your workers’ compensation claim is essential in making sure you receive the maximum amount of financial compensation for your injuries.
Filing with NC Industrial Commission
If you have ever ridden a motorcycle, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “loud pipes save lives.” If not, you might have heard a motorcyclist say it in defense of their loud exhaust pipes. So, is this statement true?
Well, in fact, this statement does hold truth.
Attentive Driving is More Than Looking
For the most part, motorists drive defensively to avoid accidents with other passenger vehicles and trucks. However, many times, motorcycles aren’t even on their radar. This is one of the leading causes of accidents between cars and motorcycles.
Motorcycles are the most susceptible to severe and even fatal injuries. With this in mind, drivers should always be actively looking for all sorts of vehicles on the road, including motorcycles.
In events when this isn’t the case, there are ways that motorcyclists can help keep themselves safe by increasing their visibility to drivers who aren’t necessarily looking for them.
If you’ve been injured on the job, you’ll want to file a workers’ compensation claim in order to get the care and treatment you’re entitled to. However, insurance companies and employers don’t want to pay for claims they don’t have to, so the burden may fall on you to prove that you’ve suffered the severe injuries you’re claiming. That means you’ll need evidence, and there are certain types of evidence that are particularly effective when it comes to supporting your claim and getting you the result you’re looking for.
Here are four important types of evidence to have when filing your workers’ compensation claim.
When you’ve been injured, you’ll want to make sure you see a medical professional and have your case documented as soon as possible. You’ll likely have to see a doctor multiple times for continued treatment, and each time your doctor will log your condition, how your recovery is progressing, and much more. This is critical because it not only documents how your recovery is proceeding, but what treatments have been done, and what your doctor’s recommendations are.
According to a new study, two of South Carolina’s cities have some of the fastest drivers in the country. Both Columbia and Greenville, SC ranked among the country’s top 25 fastest driving cities.
The new study was carried out by online insurance comparison marketplace QuoteWizard. Using self-reported data from users regarding driving infractions, QuoteWizard was able to rank which cities in the United States have drivers who tend to speed the most. The rankings for the study were based on more than one million data points for speeding infractions from 2017.
Below, we list the top 25 fastest driving cities in America:
Injuries sustained due to motorcycle accidents can be severe. In fact, motorcycle accidents are 29 times more likely to cause fatal injuries. When a motorcyclist is lucky enough to survive a crash, it doesn’t mean that they’re out of the woods yet. Oftentimes, these accidents land riders in the hospital.
Motorcycle accident victims sustain similar types of injuries due to the way in which they happen, and there are patterns that can be observed in the types and severity of injuries.
If you live in North Carolina and watch television or online videos, then you have undoubtedly seen advertisements about an upcoming North Carolina Constitutional Amendments Vote. Unfortunately, the advertisements only brush upon the subject, but they do not really tell you the issues at hand and what is at stake in the vote. At The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, we believe in bringing power to the people. Since knowledge is power, we would like to take this time to discuss the pending Constitutional Amendments Vote in more detail so you know if you should vote on these issues and why.
Six Proposed Amendments We Feel are Unnecessary
There are actually six Constitutional Amendments on the ballot on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. Here at the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, PC, we encourage you to vote NO to all six proposed amendments, regardless of your political party. The North Carolina Constitution is something to be revered, protected, and only amended when absolutely necessary to protect the citizens of North Carolina. It should not be amended for political gain, on either side of the aisle. With this in mind, we should take a closer look at these amendments.
Many people ride motorcycles recreationally and as a means of transportation. While they can be enjoyable, they can also be dangerous. Riders do not have the physical protection that vehicles provide and are therefore more susceptible to injuries if they are involved in a collision.
Helmets are one of the ways that motorcyclists avoid sustaining injuries in these instances, but not everyone feels the need to wear them. There are different laws, both federally and at a state level, that determine when a motorcyclist is required to wear a helmet.