Monthly Archives: March 2011

Will Workers’ Comp pay for Attendant Care in NC?

Tweet Attendant care issues come up from time to time in NC Workers’ Comp cases. When a spouse or other loved one is required to put their career on hold to take care of the injured worker, then you have attendant care issues in your case. Insurance companies hate attendant care cases because, frankly, they…

Workers Comp Reform: An Open Letter to NC Taxpayers

Tweet A Workers Comp reform bill is set to be filed in the NC General Assembly within the next several weeks.  This bill is bad for everyone but the insurance companies and self-insured businesses (think Wal-Mart) that a lobbying for it.  Don’t let this bill go through without speaking out against it!  Here is an…

Injured Workers settle case without attorney… Now What?

Tweet Injured workers settle their workers comp cases everyday without attorneys – this is nothing new.  But what most people don’t understand is that by signing a settlement agreement without consulting a workers compensation lawyer can cause you all sorts of problems.  Many times, as part of the settlement, your employer will ask you to…

Who do you help at The Hart Law Firm?

Tweet I often get asked about the types of clients I represent.  In a nutshell, we help people who have been injured at work.  However, injured employees can take on many different forms, and have many different jobs.  Here is a broad sampling of the kinds of people that I work with in my practice:…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…

Monthly Archives: March 2011

Will Workers’ Comp pay for Attendant Care in NC?

Tweet Attendant care issues come up from time to time in NC Workers’ Comp cases. When a spouse or other loved one is required to put their career on hold to take care of the injured worker, then you have attendant care issues in your case. Insurance companies hate attendant care cases because, frankly, they…

Workers Comp Reform: An Open Letter to NC Taxpayers

Tweet A Workers Comp reform bill is set to be filed in the NC General Assembly within the next several weeks.  This bill is bad for everyone but the insurance companies and self-insured businesses (think Wal-Mart) that a lobbying for it.  Don’t let this bill go through without speaking out against it!  Here is an…

Injured Workers settle case without attorney… Now What?

Tweet Injured workers settle their workers comp cases everyday without attorneys – this is nothing new.  But what most people don’t understand is that by signing a settlement agreement without consulting a workers compensation lawyer can cause you all sorts of problems.  Many times, as part of the settlement, your employer will ask you to…

Who do you help at The Hart Law Firm?

Tweet I often get asked about the types of clients I represent.  In a nutshell, we help people who have been injured at work.  However, injured employees can take on many different forms, and have many different jobs.  Here is a broad sampling of the kinds of people that I work with in my practice:…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…