Workers Compensation Lawyer

Have you been injured on the job? A Workers’ Compensation Lawyer can help you receive benefits under North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law. The Bishop Law firm represents Worker’s Compensation clients in Raleigh, Cary, Durham and surrounding areas in North Carolina.

Call us for a free case review at (919) 615-3095.

Undocumented Workers and NC Workers’ Compensation

Are undocumented workers entitled to the same benefits as any other NC injured worker? Have you been hurt at work and want to know your rights? Has your employer told you that due to your status you cannot file for workers’ compensation benefits? This post attempts to answer questions regarding undocumented workers and NC Workers' [...]

Manufacturing Injuries and NC Workers’ Compensation

This post focuses on manufacturing injures and NC workers’ compensation. The manufacturing industry is the third largest employment area in North Carolina and an important part of our state’s economy. In 2018, state wide there were 475,000 jobs or 10.8% of all jobs in the state were in the manufacturing sector. NC manufacturing ranks 5th [...]

Construction Injuries and NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses construction injuries and NC Workers’ Compensation. If you or someone you care for has been injured while working construction, read on. The construction industry makes up a significant part of the job market in North Carolina. In 2018, there were 220,972 jobs in the construction sector state wide, making up 5% of [...]

Workers’ Compensation for NC Health Care Workers

The health care industry is the fastest growing employment area in North Carolina. In 2018, 14% of all jobs in the state were in the health care sector, totaling 619,217 jobs. The elderly population in the state was 16% in 2018 and is expected to be 19% by 2028. The demand for health care workers [...]

Silicosis, Engineered Stone, and NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses Silicosis, Engineered Stone, and NC Workers’ Compensation. If you or someone you care for has been diagnosed with Silicosis in NC after working with engineered stone, read on. Silicosis and engineered stone have an increasing connection to each other. A recent NPR article into the dangers of silicosis and engineered stone points [...]

Occupational Disease and NC Workers’ Compensation

This blog post addresses occupational disease and North Carolina Workers’ Compensation. Occupational diseases can be caused by exposure to chemicals, lead poisoning, exposure to asbestos, and can even include physical injuries that come from repetitive work, like carpal tunnel syndrome. In some very narrow situations, certain mental illnesses can also be considered an occupational disease. [...]

Death Benefits in NC Workers’ Compensation

Today, we follow up on our last post, North Carolina’s Most Dangerous Jobs, with a more somber subject: Death Benefits in NC Workers’ Compensation. The death of a loved one is always a painful matter but this pain can be devastating when your loved one was taken from you while simply trying to make a [...]

ACL Tears & Physical Therapy under NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses ACL tears and physical therapy under NC Worker's Compensation. ACL tears are a frequent injury in NC workers’ compensation cases and often require extensive physical therapy treatment. In 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers hurt their knees 76,130 times. ACL stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament and serves to stabilize [...]