North Carolina Court rules injured CSI entitled to disability benefits

With the popularity of the CSI television series, more and more people have become familiar with the role of crime scene investigators. Now, a real crime scene investigator in North Carolina has won his appeal for temporary total disability benefits and workers' compensation. Last month, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled that the CSI was entitled to workers' compensation for medical expenses and temporary total disability because of a back injury he sustained on the job. The county, which employed the man, originally denied his claim, but now he will receive the payments he deserves. The investigator said that he hurt his back while trying to life a heavy object at a crime scene. At the time, the county agreed that he should see an orthopedic specialist. The doctor…
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