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A bill introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly would help firefighters and other first responders diagnosed with PTSD to receive workers’ compensation benefits. House Bill 622 proposes to classify diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) as a “compensable occupational disease”…

Younce, Vtipil, & Baznik, P.A., is proud to have two lawyers who are North Carolina board-certified workers’ compensation specialists. The attorneys bring a high level of professionalism and knowledge about workers’ compensation law to each case they handle. They understand that being injured and out of work can cause financial…

The annual list of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA safety standard violations in U.S. workplaces features many familiar hazards and one workplace safety standard on the list for the first time. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, told the NSC’s Safety+Health magazine that the…

Younce, Vtipil, & Baznik, P.A., is pleased to announce a 2019 Scholarship Essay Contest to help some deserving young people in North Carolina with college expenses. Our attorneys understand the impact that education can have in changing lives and we want to help. The personal injury and workers’ compensation law firm is sponsoring an…

It happens every winter in central North Carolina: a hard freeze causes widespread instances of ice on roads and dozens— if not hundreds —of car accidents follow. On December 9, 2017, the National Weather Service issued a black ice advisory to more than 10 North Carolina counties, including Wake (Raleigh),…

There are many reasons a person may quit a job. However, you should keep in mind that leaving an employer that owes you workers’ compensation benefits can complicate a pending workers’ compensation claim. Resigning from a company that is responsible for your workers’ compensation benefits should be a carefully considered…

North Carolina establishes its rules and regulations for individuals employed in the state in Chapter 95 of the NC General Statutes, titled Department of Labor and Labor Regulations. Most North Carolinians will work their entire careers without giving much thought to workplace rights and regulations outside of their employers’ orientation…

¿Irá a La Fiesta del Pueblo para disfrutar de los alimentos, la cultura, el arte y la música en Raleigh? Asegúrese de pasar por el stand de Younce, Vtipil, & Baznik, P.A., para hablar con el abogado hispanohablante de la firma. La firma jurídica de lesiones personales de Raleigh anunció…

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