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7th Annual Blood Drive

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Help save a life and donate blood at Deuterman Law Group’s 7th Annual Blood Drive.  Deuterman Law Group partners with the Carolina Theatre to host a blood drive on October 6th from 2:30-6:30pm. The blood drive will take place at the historic Carolina Theatre, 310 S Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 directly across the street from […]

Upcoming Events – September & October

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Please come out and see us at any of the following festivals and get a FREE Deuterman Law Group tote bag while supplies last: Fiesta September 26th, 2015 – Winston-Salem Everybody’s Day September 26th, 2015 – Thomasville Asheboro Fall Festival October 3rd, 2015 – Asheboro   BBQ Festival October 24th, 2015  – Lexington  

Call N.C. Senators to Oppose Workers’ Comp Trucking Bill

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Out-of-state trucking companies want to push the cost of caring for injured truck drivers onto North Carolina taxpayers. It’s just the latest effort by big business to destroy North Carolina’s workers’ compensation system and to gut benefits in favor of profits. N.C. Senate Bill 205, which is currently being considered in committee but could soon […]

North Carolina disability denial rates

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When it comes to your chances of getting approved for Social Security Disability Benefits initially, or upon the first appeal (called “reconsideration”), the state you live in makes a difference.   Charles Hall’s excellent Social Security blog posted some interesting statistics about initial and reconsideration denial rates last August, which he got from NOSSCR, the […]

Retailers, insurers funding campaign to gut workers’ comp benefits in NC, elsewhere

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Walmart, Lowe’s, Macy’s, Kohls and many of the nation’s largest retailers, insurers and corporations are bankrolling campaigns to change workers’ compensation laws and limit benefits nationwide. North Carolina is one of the next states they’re targeting. According to a recent piece in Mother Jones, the corporations are funding the Association for Responsible Alternatives to Workers’ […]

Social Security Disability – Spotlight on Diabetes

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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 […]

The Financial Toll of a Workplace Injury

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More on how workers’ compensation in America is broken and driving people into poverty, this time from The Washington Post. Getting hurt on the job is especially financially crippling for low-wage workers and Latinos, who have “disproportionately high injury rates,” and when they are hurt those ” injuries can slice 15 percent off a person’s […]

Workers Suffer From Workers’ Comp “Reform”

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For years in North Carolina and in other states, the insurance industry and big businesses have been pushing to “reform” what they’ve described as an inefficient, wasteful and costly workers’ compensation laws. Legislators and voters have been snowed by the rhetoric, and the laws have been changed. Dismantled. Stripped down. Dehumanized.  A system that once […]