Category Archives: Workers Comp Benefits

Given a deadline to return to work, now what?

Tweet This is one of the most frequent questions I get from my clients, because it is a frequent tactic used by insurance companies to either: 1) cut off your benefit checks in accepted cases, or 2) show that you are capable of working in denied cases. If you don’t already have an attorney, and…

What is Fair?

Tweet What is fair? Today’s post is a bit off the beaten path. I’m on the “legal documents” committee of my homeowner’s association.  Basically, our committee’s job is to review all the legal documents for our HOA (bylaws, covenants, articles of incorporation, etc.) Exciting stuff, right? Well the whole point of this little exercise is…

Is Workers’ Comp my only recourse if I’m hurt at work?

Tweet I get asked, on quite a regular basis, whether my client’s can recover for pain and suffering if they are injured in a workplace accident.  Unfortunately, the answer is usually no (99.9% of the time, we’ll leave the 0.01% for another day). One of the problems with workers’ comp is that an employee is…

Is my injury covered by Workers’ Comp?

Tweet How do I know if my injury should be covered by Workers’ Comp?  Whether your injury should be covered, or actually is covered, are two different questions. If the system worked the way it was supposed to, I wouldn’t have a job, and the insurance companies would do what they should in every case….

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…

Injured at Work? Have you applied for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Tweet If you are injured at work in North Carolina, you should give some serious thought to applying for Social Security Disability Benefits, in addition to filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits.  Here are a couple of reasons why: Filing for Social Security Disability will not adversely affect your Workers’ Compensation.  In some cases, you may…

Workers Compensation Benefits – An Overview

Tweet You can also find a copy of this article on Workers Comp Benefits under the “Start Here” heading on the navigation bar…  I thought I would post it here for those that subscribe to my RSS feed.  (If you are not already, you probably should!) Workers Comp Benefits take several forms in North Carolina….

Category Archives: Workers Comp Benefits

Given a deadline to return to work, now what?

Tweet This is one of the most frequent questions I get from my clients, because it is a frequent tactic used by insurance companies to either: 1) cut off your benefit checks in accepted cases, or 2) show that you are capable of working in denied cases. If you don’t already have an attorney, and…

What is Fair?

Tweet What is fair? Today’s post is a bit off the beaten path. I’m on the “legal documents” committee of my homeowner’s association.  Basically, our committee’s job is to review all the legal documents for our HOA (bylaws, covenants, articles of incorporation, etc.) Exciting stuff, right? Well the whole point of this little exercise is…

Is Workers’ Comp my only recourse if I’m hurt at work?

Tweet I get asked, on quite a regular basis, whether my client’s can recover for pain and suffering if they are injured in a workplace accident.  Unfortunately, the answer is usually no (99.9% of the time, we’ll leave the 0.01% for another day). One of the problems with workers’ comp is that an employee is…

Is my injury covered by Workers’ Comp?

Tweet How do I know if my injury should be covered by Workers’ Comp?  Whether your injury should be covered, or actually is covered, are two different questions. If the system worked the way it was supposed to, I wouldn’t have a job, and the insurance companies would do what they should in every case….

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…

Injured at Work? Have you applied for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Tweet If you are injured at work in North Carolina, you should give some serious thought to applying for Social Security Disability Benefits, in addition to filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits.  Here are a couple of reasons why: Filing for Social Security Disability will not adversely affect your Workers’ Compensation.  In some cases, you may…

Workers Compensation Benefits – An Overview

Tweet You can also find a copy of this article on Workers Comp Benefits under the “Start Here” heading on the navigation bar…  I thought I would post it here for those that subscribe to my RSS feed.  (If you are not already, you probably should!) Workers Comp Benefits take several forms in North Carolina….