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Mathew Flatow

Lauded by his clients and recognized by Super Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers, Mathew E. Flatow is a respected and experienced attorney with an impressive track record of results.
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Can I file a workers’ compensation claim after being terminated?

Posted by Mathew Flatow on Mar 27, 2017 10:50:34 AM

Under North Carolina’s Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA), workers who file a workers’ compensation claim are protected from retaliation by their employers [§ 95-241(a)(1)(a)]. This means that your employer cannot fire, demote, or change your employment situation for the worse because you file a workers’ compensation claim.

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Topics: wrongful termination, Workers' Compensation

Whistleblowing Protections

Posted by Mathew Flatow on Jun 28, 2016 9:25:30 PM

In 2013, Edward Snowden leaked confidential information about the illegal surveillance of NSA. In 1996, Erin Brockovich earned notoriety through her efforts to spotlight the corporate corruption of an energy company. Watergate, the scandal that crippled the Nixon administration, was led by Mark Felt. Whistleblower cases often have large impacts but start with a single individual. So...

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Topics: Whistleblowing

Workers’ Compensation Cases and Costs

Posted by Mathew Flatow on Jun 16, 2016 11:57:46 PM

It’s not uncommon for workers to get hurt at work. When an accident does happen, though, many people don’t know where to start with their workers’ compensation claim. While injuries can vary in type and severity, experienced attorneys can help you navigate your claim. Below are common injuries that may qualify for workers’ compensation, as well as how you can secure (and afford) the help you deserve.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

9 Videos to Watch if You've Been Injured at Work

Posted by Mathew Flatow on May 26, 2016 3:41:20 PM

Workers' compensation claims and cases can be complicated. By their individual nature, each case must be evaluated on its own merits. However, there are many common components, frequently asked questions, and case standards that will help you gain a better understanding of the next steps you need to take after being injured at work. We've compiled nine of our workers' compensation videos to help you through this challenging time. When you're ready, whether you watch one, nine, or none of the videos, we will be here to help you navigate through this time and help you to foucs on getting back on your feet and returning to your job after receiving the compensation you deserve. 

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Topics: Workers' Compensation