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Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Whether or not to settle your North Carolina worker’s compensation case is a decision that involves multiple considerations and dimensions. Settling your case has its benefits and detriments, so before deciding whether you want to settle your case, you need to speak with a qualified workers’ compensation lawyer so that you are fully informed of the Read More Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case

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Work Related Death Benefits

Work Related Death Benefits. Are You Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits When a Loved One Dies as a Result of a Work Accident? When a worker dies as a result of a work-related accident, the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act entitles persons “wholly dependent” on that worker’s earnings to five-hundred (500) weeks of benefits.  If Read More Work Related Death Benefits

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Reporting Your Work Injury

Hurt on the Job? The Importance of Reporting Your Work Injury. Reporting your work injury to your employer in the beginning is a very important step in your workers’ compensation claim. Even if you believe that your work injury is “just a little muscle strain,” it is better to report your injury and not need treatment, rather Read More Reporting Your Work Injury

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Getting Hurt On the Job?

What steps do I take after getting hurt on the job? Every day hundreds of employees across the United states are getting hurt on the job. Whether it’s a small injury that can be fixed in a short amount of time or a more serious injury that may require you to be out of work Read More Getting Hurt On the Job?

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Concurrent Jobs And Work Comp Injuries

Sometimes our financial situation requires us to work more than one job at a time. In the arena of workers’ compensation, this is referred to as concurrent employment.  Now you may be asking yourself some questions if you are ever put into this type of situation like,  “What happens if I get injured at one Read More Concurrent Jobs And Work Comp Injuries

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Workers’ Compensation Nurse Case Manager

A Nurse Case Manager- Who Are They? When a worker sustains a serious injury, the subsequent medical treatment is usually extensive.  There are doctors’ appointments, diagnostic services, physical therapy appointments, hospital visits and sometimes home health care with medical equipment.  Each appointment and service must be authorized by the insurance adjuster, who must in turn Read More Workers’ Compensation Nurse Case Manager

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Jurisdictional Issues in Workers’ Compensation Cases

One of the most important factors in any workers’ compensation claim is location, location, location. Where you were injured is a crucial factor that can dictate whether or not you will have a successful claim. If an accident occurs outside of the state of North Carolina, the North Carolina Industrial Commission may not have jurisdiction Read More Jurisdictional Issues in Workers’ Compensation Cases

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Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel Requires Clear Evidence According to Campbell & Associates

Not all injuries are sudden or catastrophic. Some injuries are built up over time through continuous strenuous activity. Along the way, the progress of an injury may be so nominal that you do not even notice it for years until one day all of the build-up manifests in a full-blown injury. Carpal tunnel is an injury that gradually Read More Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel Requires Clear Evidence According to Campbell & Associates

Should I Look For Work On Workers Compensation?

Should I Look For Work On Workers Compensation? There appears to be a common misconception regarding an injured worker’s duties while they are out of work and collecting weekly workers’ compensation benefits.  Can I look for work?  Do I have to look for work?  These are regular questions posed by injured workers.  As with most things Read More Should I Look For Work On Workers Compensation?

Workers’ Comp Denial, What’s Next?

My Workers’ Comp Was Denied, What’s Next? Not all injuries that occur at work are compensable.  If the mechanism of your injury does not satisfy the requirements set forth in the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, your employer’s workers’ compensation carrier may deny your claim. Unfortunately, workers’ compensation carriers cannot always be trusted to do Read More Workers’ Comp Denial, What’s Next?