Have you suffered an injury while working? Did you fall? Have you hurt your back while lifting? You may be entitled to receive money and medical treatment benefits under Worker’s Compensation. In North Carolina, injured employees are typically eligible to receive payments for time missed from work which is equal to 66% of their average weekly earnings before the accident. You may also be entitled to receive medical care that must be paid for by the employer or it’s insurance company. And you may be entitled to get reimbursed for your travel and out-of-pocket expenses.
Be careful! The workers’ compensation insurance company has experienced lawyers and insurance adjusters paid to limit your benefits. You need an experienced lawyer on your side. If you have been injured at work, we urge you to contact the act to law firm as soon as possible after your injury. Obtaining qualified legal representation is what will help and sure that your workers compensation claim is handled properly and you did not get in a bad situation because you didn’t fall the correct steps.
Additionally, there may be situations in which you are not receiving medical care. We will help ensure that you get the medical care that you are entitled to receive.
Do not sign anything about your workers compensation claim unless you speak with a lawyer.
Do not agree to settle your case unless you have consulted with an attorney regarding your rights.
Do not wait to seek medical treatment, if you believe you need it.
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