ProLz

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates to Go Down in 2019 in North Carolina

Recently, the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner approved an overall rate decrease for Workers’ Compensation (WC) insurance in North Carolina. A detailed article on the reasoning behind the rate decrease appears here. The New Effective Rates Effective in early 2019, the rate for WC insurance in North Carolina will decrease by 17.2%—as insurers see fewer claims …

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates to Go Down in 2019 in North Carolina Read More »

High Rate of Fatal Workplace Injuries Among Hispanic Workers in North Carolina

In North Carolina, new studies show Hispanic workers suffer fatal work-related injuries at a disproportionate rate to other ethnicities. These findings are consistent with an overall national trend. A detailed report on these findings is available here. Even though North Carolina had the tenth-lowest rate of workplace fatalities in 2017, Hispanic workers suffered fatalities related …

High Rate of Fatal Workplace Injuries Among Hispanic Workers in North Carolina Read More »

Dispelling the Myth of the Frivolous Civil Lawsuit

According to an informative video released by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington DC, approximately 87% of voters believe there are currently “too many lawsuits filed in America.” These people are referring to civil—rather than criminal—lawsuits, which they often call “frivolous.” The full video on the nature and value of civil lawsuits appears below: …

Dispelling the Myth of the Frivolous Civil Lawsuit Read More »

Addressing Teenage Drinking for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

For teens, going away to college is often the first opportunity they have to live away from home. For parents, this can be a stressful time—as they hope they have instilled proper decision-making skills in their children. With this in mind, Henson Fuerst examines issues of alcohol consumption among teens—and nowhere are the risks more …

Addressing Teenage Drinking for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Read More »

Scroll to Top Skip to content