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How Long Does a VA Claim Take After a C&P Exam?


A Compensation and Pension, or C&P, exam assists the VA in determining the severity of a veteran’s medical condition and how it relates to their service in the military. These exams directly impact the amount of compensation a veteran could receive through the VA and are one of the most crucial appointments a veteran must […]

All in a good night’s sleep: Veterans and Service-Connected Disability for Sleep Apnea


Sleep is a precious commodity for military service members. Most understand what it feels like to be so tired to be able to sleep in almost any place regardless of comfort or noise. This begins in most military indoctrination programs and carries through in later active service as a necessary part of mission accomplishment. It […]

What Is The True Cost of a Car Accident?


The initial impact of a car accident can be extremely shocking. From the first responder dispatch to the exchange of insurance information, the crash scene itself takes a lot out of all parties involved. However, that is only the beginning. Many different costs and burdens of your car accident will continue to follow you home. […]

Update – Environmental Exposures to Particulate Matter for the Gulf War Era of Veterans (1990-2026)


Environmental exposure to particulate matter has been highlighted in major media outlets the past several weeks.  Most recently, The White House and the VA have provided updates on Veteran’s Day on future initiatives to research a number of conditions related to various operational hazards.[1]  These updates follow a May 2021 announcement by the Secretary of […]

For Preventing Cold Stress in Workers, Training is Key


Plan, equip, train. That’s the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s message to employers as companies brace for the dead of winter. It is the law that employers provide employees a work environment free from known hazards that cause, or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm. This includes dangerously low temperatures during winter months, which […]

New Infrastructure Bill To Help Prevent Truck Accident Fatalities


Now that the $1 trillion infrastructure bill (known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) was signed into law by President Biden, North Carolina and South Carolina citizens should expect to see a safer transportation system for every commute. This includes an increased effort to address and prevent truck underride crashes, a particularly catastrophic sort […]

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation When Working From Home in NC and SC?


It is widely known that workers’ compensation is available for most employees that suffer an injury or illness while working. However, with countless Americans working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lines get blurry regarding what workers are entitled to if they endure a work-related injury outside company premises. Luckily, the location of […]

Home Heating Precautions To Stay Safe and Warm


As the weather starts to cool down and daylight dwindles, it is more important than ever to ensure that your home stays warm and cozy for the fall and winter seasons. However, some home heating options could put you and your family in harm’s way. Here are some home heating safety tips to keep in […]

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover COVID In The Carolinas?


COVID-19 has caused a strain not only in the United States, but worldwide. The effects of the pandemic have impacted everyone in one way or another – whether physically, mentally, or economically. For thousands of working Americans, it has impacted them in more ways than one. Workers’ compensation laws serve to provide financial security and […]

2022 COLA Set For Social Security Beneficiaries


What Percentage Raise Will The COLA Be For 2022? The cost of living adjustment (COLA) is 5.9% for 2022 — the highest percentage increase in nearly 40 years. For many people collecting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), this is the highest monthly payment increase they’ve seen yet. This is due to the significant inflation brought […]

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