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What Is the Simplest Type of Workers’ Compensation Claim?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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Being involved in a workplace accident can be an intensely stressful situation. You may be seriously injured or confused about what to do next. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for workers’ compensation, and you may be wondering, “What is the simplest type of workers’ compensation claim?" If you…

What Are the Two Factors That Determine Workers’ Compensation Claims?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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Being involved in an accident in the workplace can be traumatizing and quite stressful. You may be confused about what to do or how to handle applying for workers’ compensation. It is important to protect yourself in the event of a workplace injury and to figure out if you qualify…

What Is the Most Common Cause of Workers’ Compensation Claims?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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Many workers in North Carolina are entitled to workers’ compensation. Companies that must carry workers’ comp insurance under state law have a responsibility to provide coverage and financial assistance to employees who are injured on the job. Workers’ comp claims happen all the time for various reasons, so you may…

Do All Workers’ Comp Cases End in a Settlement in North Carolina?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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If you are hurt at work, filing a workers’ compensation claim can help you recover by providing medical expense coverage and ongoing disability benefits that offset your diminished earnings if you cannot work because of your injury. It’s possible to settle your claim outside of court, but do all workers’…

Who Oversees Workers’ Comp in North Carolina?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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If you need to file a workers’ compensation claim after a serious injury at work, you might wonder, “Who oversees workers’ comp in North Carolina?” The North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) is the state agency responsible for handling all workers’ compensation claims filed in the state, and you may interact…

Does Surgery Increase Your Workers’ Compensation Settlement in North Carolina?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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Workers’ compensation insurance protects employers from civil liability for their injured employees’ damages, and it provides financial relief to injured employees that can help them recover and return to work. Some workplace injuries are more damaging than others, and it is possible for an injured employee to require extensive medical…

What to Do if You Haven’t Received Your Workers’ Comp Check Yet

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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An injury at work can be a life-changing experience for the victim, and it is natural for any injured worker to have many pressing legal questions with respect to their recovery options. In North Carolina, workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for almost every employer in the state, and while…

Can I Be Fired for Making a Workers’ Comp Claim in North Carolina?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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North Carolina workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for virtually every employer in the state. This insurance allows a covered employer to continue operations with confidence because they will not face civil liability for an employee’s damages if they are injured on the job, and the injured worker can receive…

Is There a Waiting Period for Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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You don’t go to work expecting to get hurt. You do, though, expect that if you get hurt in the normal course of doing your job, the costs associated with that will be covered by your employer. Fortunately, most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance that is meant…

What Happens if Your North Carolina Employer Does Not Have Workers’ Comp?

On Behalf of Christian Ayers
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Workers’ compensation insurance is an essential protection for employees who suffer a workplace injury. Most employers in the State of North Carolina are required to carry workers’ comp insurance. Unfortunately, though, there are some that fit the requirements to carry the insurance but fail to do so. When an employee…