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Understanding your auto insurance policy – Uninsured Motorist Coverage

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Today we’re sharing a guest post from the N.C. Advocates for Justice about the importance of having Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage as part of your auto insurance policy. You can learn more about the different types of auto insurance coverage and understanding your policy in these articles: How to Read Your Insurance Policy Don’t Skip This […]




Can I get Social Security Disability for Fibromyalgia?

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Does Social Security Disability Recognize Fibromyalgia as a Real Condition? Fibromyalgia is a frequently misunderstood and very real medical condition that affects a person with widespread pain throughout their body. It took the Social Security Administration a very long time to believe that statement. Only in 2012 did Social Security issue guidelines for how they […]




Workers’ Compensation for Undocumented Workers, Part 2: Your Rights Under NC Law

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This is Part 2 of our series on workers’ compensation for undocumented immigrants. You can find links to the entire series here. North Carolina is home to about 250,000 undocumented immigrants, who represent more than 5 percent of the state’s labor force. These workers are entitled to the same legal protections as anyone else if […]




Workers’ Compensation for Undocumented Workers: A New Blog Series

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Today we begin a new series on the blog about the process of applying for workers’ compensation in North Carolina if you are an undocumented worker. Despite what your employer, the insurance company or coworkers may have told you, if you are hurt at work, you are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits regardless of your […]




What happens at a Social Security Disability pre-hearing conference

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As we’ve explained here before, most people who apply for Social Security Disability are initially denied benefits. Many applicants must submit go through several appeals, waiting years and dealing with miles of red tape, before they get to the point where they can argue their case before a judge. If you are denied initially, your best […]




What you need to know about ride sharing services and the law

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When the transportation app Uber was officially launched in 2011, it was both praised for providing consumers with easier and less expensive transportation options and criticized as unfair competition and dangerous. Fans of the service, and the similar app Lyft, immediately liked the cheaper fares and the ease of using their smartphone to arrange pick-ups. […]




Social Security Disability – Spotlight on Migraine Headaches

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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 […]




Driverless Cars Raise Big Legal & Insurance Issues

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Driverless cars have the potential to make roads safer and save lives, according to the companies pursuing this cutting-edge technology. But when there’s no one at the wheel, big legal questions arise. When a driverless can causes a crash, who is legally liable? The Washington Post called that the “big question about driverless cars no one […]




Surveillance Not Uncommon in Workers’ Compensation Cases

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Private investigators and hidden camera surveillance might seem like the stuff of suspenseful TV shows. But getting “caught” on camera can be a concern in a workers’ compensation case. In fact, it’s much more common than you might think. A worker gets hurt at work and sees a doctor. The doctor gives the worker restrictions […]