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Category Archive: Resources for Injured People

How To Talk To Your Doctor

You’ve been injured, and you’re in pain so you go to the doctor. But once you’re there, you feel like the doctor isn’t saying or doing much. Or the doctor is using words or terminology you don’t understand. It can be frustrating to feel like you’re not being heard or that you don’t understand what…

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2016 Voter Guide

The 2016 Presidential and General Election is coming up Nov. 8. Here are some important dates and things to remember as you head to the polls in North Caorlina: Oct. 20-Nov. 5 – One-stop early voting Click here to find early voting locations in your community. Nov. 1 is the last day to request an…

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Social Security Disability – Spotlight on Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches are a very common problem affecting many people. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraine headaches affect 38 million men, women and children in the United States. Most of those afflicted with migraine headaches experience them infrequently, perhaps once a month. But for some they can be frequent and debilitating to the point…

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Don’t Skip This Important Insurance Coverage

Anyone who has been in a car accident knows that getting insurance to pay is never as easy as it seems in TV commercials. The insurance companies have created the perception that simply having automobile insurance will protect you if you’re involved in a car accident. But to get the most out of their insurance,…

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Social Security Disability – Spotlight on Diabetes

As a Social Security Disability attorney in North Carolina, I represent a lot of people who have diabetes. Often, my clients will have other health problems that also affect them, but sometimes I represent people whose diabetes, and complications from their diabetes, is the main thing preventing them from being able to work.  It is not…

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Beware of scam emails: they may look and sound official, but they’re not

A client recently forwarded me an official-sounding email he received that mentioned his court case and also referenced problems with his Social Security number. The email, which appeared to come from another law firm, said the client was facing criminal charges for fraud, among other things. It also said his Social Security number had been…

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N.C. veterans can report problems with VA treatment via confidential hotline

Undoubtedly, you have heard news reports about the VA scandal that has sparked a wide-ranging investigation into Department of Veterans’ Affairs treatment of veterans seeking health care and benefits. It’s a story of substandard care, scheduling nightmares and delayed life-saving medical procedures. And fear — with VA doctors, patients and many VA workers afraid to speak up for…

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Preventing Workplace Injuries

We’re always interested in research and programs that are aimed at preventing workplace injuries before they happen. Three such articles have caught our interest recently, beginning with a program at Boston University that has virtually eliminated repetitive motion shoulder injuries among custodians and reduced the the university’s workers’ comp costs by 85 percent over a…

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Out of the Garden Food Drive Dropoff Locations

As we told you last week, we are organizing a food drive to benefit the Out of the Garden Project all this month. You can drop off nonperishable food donations to our offices in Greensboro and Winston-Salem. All food will be donated to Out of the Garden to feed hungry Guilford County schoolchildren and their…

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

We hope you’re having a wonderful holiday week spending time with family and friends you hold dear. However, the holidays can be a dangerous time with all the cooking, travel, Christmas decorating and Black Friday shopping. More than 43 million Americans are expected to be on the roads this week. The National Safety Council estimates 436…

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