workers compensation claim

If you have suffered an injury or occupational disease while at work, you are likely hoping to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. But what do you do if your North Carolina workers’ compensation claim is denied? The answer will likely depend on the reason for the denial. Common Denials for Workers’ Compensation Claim The…

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and What Does it Mean for My Workers’ Compensation Case?

When you’re in the middle of a workers’ compensation claim, there are several items you need to be aware of at all times (not the least of which is your physical and mental wellbeing). Aside from health, you also may have financial burdens, medical expenses, job pressure, and family stress. One area we often see…

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workers' compensation

Workplace accidents can happen to any person at any time on the job, even to telecommuting employees. Those with valid workers’ compensation claims are entitled to medical care and two-thirds of lost wages from being out of work. Those with permanent injuries are also entitled to compensation, and, if necessary, your next of kin or…

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workers' compensation

For many companies, allowing employees to telecommute, or work from home, cuts down on costs and helps their bottom line. But those employees are not exempt from workers’ compensation coverage just because there isn’t a physical building for an accident to occur. Even though an employer cannot control the telecommuters’ working conditions at home, courts…

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workers' compensation

Workplace accidents can happen to any employee, whether they work in an industrial setting or in an office. These accidents can take many different forms and can happen despite taking any necessary safety precautions. If the injury happened at work, you are entitled to compensation, regardless of fault. Get Medical Help If you’ve been injured…

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mathew answers employment law workers' compensation

Mathew Flatow, founding partner at SeiferFlatow in Charlotte, NC, is an experienced employment law and workers’ compensation attorney who has helped many in North Carolina residents with their employment and workers’ compensation cases. In addition to his hard work in and out of the courtroom, Mathew often takes the time to answer questions on Avvo,…

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workers' compensation attorney north carolina

Whether you work in an industrial, office, or retail setting, there is always going to be the possibility that you are injured on the job. Workplace accidents can take on many different forms, ranging from slip and falls, injuries caused by falling materials, overexertion, exposure to harmful chemicals, injuries resulting from workplace conditions and practices,…

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workers' compensation north carolina attorney

Under North Carolina’s Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA), workers who file a workers’ compensation claim are protected from retaliation by their employers [§ 95-241(a)(1)(a)]. This means that your employer cannot fire, demote, or change your employment situation for the worse because you file a workers’ compensation claim. However, North Carolina employers do not have to…

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workers' compensation

It’s not uncommon for workers to get hurt at work. When an accident does happen, though, many people don’t know where to start with their workers’ compensation claim. While injuries can vary in type and severity, experienced attorneys can help you navigate your claim. Below are common injuries that may qualify for workers’ compensation, as…

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workers' compensation

Workers’ compensation claims and cases can be complicated. By their individual nature, each case must be evaluated on its own merits. However, there are many common components, frequently asked questions, and case standards that will help you gain a better understanding of the next steps you need to take after being injured at work. We’ve…

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