Blogs by Debora Fajer-Smith

Posted on Wed, 2015-07-22 12:18 by Debora Fajer-Smith in

Uber Factor - Independent Contractor vs Employee


We all realize the internet has caused paradigm shifts in the market place – possibly in ways never imagined.


Posted on Fri, 2013-10-18 15:24 by Debora Fajer-Smith in Workers Compensation

North-Carolina-Workers-Compensation-Claim


The Commissioners prefer you do not file in the alternative. They want a nice clean case presented. However, you still have a right, and probably an obligation, in some duly contested cases, to file in the alternative.


In occupational disease cases, there must be a showing of industrial loss of use, often evidenced by loss time. One recent case involved a food service worker in a public school system. The worker was extremely dedicated and never wanted to miss work, but she was injured by a repeatedly broken deli slicer, which, on its face, sounds like an insidious onset over time and not one accident.


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