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Day of Caring 2014

On September 11th, the David Gantt Law Office will be participating in the annual Day of Caring event. Mr. Gantt has participated in this event for the last 20 years and has been a top level ($10k+) Tocqueville Society contributor to United Way for over 5 years. He has always...

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Can Someone with Bipolar Disorder Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Yes, depending on the severity and other factors, Social Security disability benefits may be awarded to someone who is disabled due to Bipolar Disorder. Known more commonly in the past as Manic Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder is a psychiatric illness characterized by periods of extreme euphoria followed by bouts of...

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Workers Compensation Fraud by Employees Gets Lots of Press while Fraud by Employers Costs Big Money

We see regular media reports of employees filing false workers compensation claims, collecting benefits while their Facebook page shows them partying the night away and other actions inconsistent with legitimate disability. Unfortunately, those cases do happen, but it’s not just employees who are trying to work the system. Employers do...

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Do Undocumented Workers Qualify for Workers Compensation?

Immigration reform and enforcement of immigration laws have become a political hot topic, especially in light of Arizona’s enactment of several laws aimed at getting more undocumented residents to leave the state. In North Carolina, that debate hasn’t impacted the state’s workers’ compensation laws. Under §97-2 of the state’s Workers’...

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