Unemployment and Suicide

It is exceedingly rare for us to have cross over in our two primary practice areas: Unemployment (helping people with contested unemployment claims) and Estate Administration (assisting families wrap up the affairs of deceased loved ones), but today it does: A new study, funded by the University of Zurich, analyzed 63 selected country’s public data […]

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Unemployment Work Search

Combating Unemployment with More Work Searches The law has recently changed in the world of unemployment in North Carolina. In an effort to combat the looming unemployment debt that was accrued during the recession and in an effort to find jobless workers new opportunities our beloved legislature has now required that applicants for unemployment perform a work […]

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Misconduct Connected with the Work

Misconduct and Unemployment Appeals One of the major questions that we get is whether you can collect unemployment benefits if you’ve been fired. It’s really surprising how fundamental of a question that is and how many cases are decided solely on the basis of whether someone quit or someone was fired from their job. If […]

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Access to Counsel for Unemployment Appeal Claimants

Getting a Lawyer for an Unemployment Appeal Lower Fees for Unemployment Appeals There are a lot of lawyers that practice in fields of law which cater to individuals in the lower-income brackets.  Many of these are contingency fee cases or simply lower fee cases.  You would typically think of personal injury, Worker’s Compensation, or Social […]

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Responsibility for repaying overpaid unemployment benefits

When does an overpayment of unemployment benefits happen? The larger part of challenged NC unemployment benefits cases we handle include the circumstance where: 1) The Claimant (previous worker) makes a claim for unemployment insurance benefits. 2) The Employer gives the Division of Employment Security data demonstrating that the Claimant ought to be denied benefits. 3) […]

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