Wallace & Graham, P.A.
Helping Asbestos & Mesothelioma Victims Nationwide
Call For A Free Consultation 888-698-9975
To protect your safety in response to the threats of COVID-19, we are offering our clients the ability to meet with us in person, via telephone or through video conferencing. Please call our office to discuss your options.

Posts tagged "work-related death"

Investigation reveals many uncounted N.C. workplace deaths

A recent investigation by the Raleigh News & Observer found that the state of North Carolina reports and investigates only a fraction of deaths that occur in the workplace. Thus, the recent report from the North Carolina Labor Commission that the work-related death toll was the lowest since 2001 is based on only a partial count of actual workplace deaths.

Work-related deaths peaked in North Carolina in 2014

On-the-job injury or death will always be a hazard in certain dustries, but 2014 was an especially bad year for North Carolina workers. The number of work-related deaths in the state nearly doubled from 2013 to 2014. Twenty-three work place fatalities were reported in 2013, and in 2014, that number rose sharply to 44 deaths.

Avoiding heat-related work illnesses and death

Employers in North Carolina should understand when there are potential risks and dangers in the work environment. This is especially true for jobs that are more inherently dangerous. The construction industry has various potential risks and dangers, but if employers address these issues, work accidents and injuries could be reduced. By providing adequate training and safety equipment, the lives of the workers could be protected. Failure to do so could result in a fatal work accident.


No Matter Where You Are, We're Here For You

Based in North Carolina, Wallace & Graham, P.A. represents clients nationwide. Call 888-698-9975, or contact us online for a free case evaluation. Our skilled and caring attorneys will explain your rights and fight for the justice you deserve.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

This site uses Google's Invisible reCAPTCHA, which is subject to Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

The Law Offices of Wallace & Graham

525 N. Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

Toll Free: 888-698-9975
Fax: 704-633-9434
Salisbury Law Office Map