Occupational Diseases: An Overview

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There are two categories of workers’ compensation claims: injury by accident and occupational disease claims.  Occupational diseases are contracted over time based on the nature of the employee’s job.  Some of the most common examples are hearing loss, respiratory diseases from alleged exposure to harmful chemicals or dust, and carpal tunnel syndrome. North Carolina has…

Kyla Block and Melissa Woodard Obtain Favorable Opinion from Full Commission Regarding Nuanced Disability Claim

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Teague Campbell attorneys Kyla Block and Melissa Woodard recently received a favorable decision from the Full Commission in a nuanced disability argument.  Melissa argued the case before the Full Commission in February 2019 and the Commission’s Opinion and Award was filed July 2019.  The claim involved a high-level employee at a production plant who sustained…