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Businesses Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance Beware!

Generally speaking, in North Carolina an employer must provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for its employees if it regularly employs three or more people. This coverage kicks in if the employee is injured on the job. Some small business owners do not realize they must provide the required coverage for their employees. Others make a conscious decision to avoid the related expense hoping they are not caught.

Nelson Participates in “Speed Coaching” for LAUNCH Thomasville

Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC, attorney E. Drew Nelson will meet with LAUNCH Thomasville participants for a “speed coaching” session on February 11, 2020. The coaching session will allow LAUNCH members to ask questions of area business professionals as they begin their eight-week training programs.

Direct Impact: The Americans with Disabilities Act

Most people do not give much daily thought to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). I know I didn’t before I lost my eyesight. However, as I adjusted to life with blindness, I learned quite a bit about the intent and implementation of the ADA. The law was enacted in 1990 and has had many amendments throughout the years. The ADA is intended to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities across a wide spectrum. Some of the obvious things we see on a daily basis include buildings with ramps and automated door openers, accessible parking spaces, hotels with walk-in showers and safety railings, and braille lettering on elevator keypads. Less obvious are requirements related to communication and employment.


Join Brinkley Walser Stoner attorney Bradley Hunt for this virtual seminar to learn how the changes to the law may impact your rights. The seminar is presented by the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro. Both men and women are welcome to attend this virtual event. Please register by calling (336) 275-6090 or emailing Please note: a Smartphone or PC is required to participate in the presentation.