What is No-Fault Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina?

    Workers’ compensation in North Carolina is no-fault injury compensation. In the video below, find out exactly what no-fault insurance is and what it means for your injury case. Wading through these laws on your own can be time-consuming and confusing. The experienced attorneys at Ricci Law Firm have extensive knowledge of this area of workers’ injury law, and they can […]

    Common Types of Workplace Accidents

    Getting injured at work can be a serious burden. You may be unable to work because of your injuries. In these situations, you need and deserve workers’ compensation so that you can get medical care and support yourself while you are unable to earn a wage. Most types of employers provide workers’ compensation insurance benefits when you are injured in […]

    How to prepare for Summer Road Trips

    Across the country, Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer. The warm, sunny season is a great time to get on the road with friends and family, exploring the country and various points of interest. To keep you and your passengers safe, we urge you to take a little time to prepare your vehicle and reduce your risk of […]

    Can I receive Workers’ Comp and Disability at the same time?

    The short answer is, Yes, you can receive both workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability benefits at the same time. But most often, the Social Security Administration will reduce the amount of SSDI benefits if you are also receiving workers’ comp. Typically you cannot receive more than 80 percent of pre-disability wages, if you are receiving workers’ comp as well. […]

    Limiting Distractions while you drive

    Across the country, April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It’s an important time to inform yourself and others of just how dangerous distracted driving can be. There are many types of driver distraction, such as: Using a cell phone or smartphone Adjusting audio, navigation or other controls Using an in-dash infotainment system Eating or drinking Primping or grooming Reading The […]

    Who is entitled to Workers’ Comp Benefits in NC?

    If you were injured on the job or while performing a job-related activity, then you may be eligible for workers’ comp benefits. Anyone who has an employer who carries workers’ compensation insurance is eligible for these benefits, and most types of employers are required to carry the insurance, with a few exceptions. These benefits include: Payment for medical care Compensation […]

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: TBI Statistics

    This month is recognized by various agencies and organizations as Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s a good time to familiarize yourself with the nature of traumatic brain injury: how it can be caused, how prevalent it is, and what you can do to support a loved one who has sustained a brain injury. For the purpose of raising awareness, please […]

    Questions to ask your Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

    Your free initial consultation with one of our lawyers is your opportunity to ask us any questions you have about your workers’ compensation claim, and to decide if you want to choose our attorneys to represent your case. We encourage you to write down questions ahead of time, and to ask us any questions you want. We believe well-informed clients […]

    Causes of Car Accidents

    If you are wondering if you have a case because of a recent car accident, then the only way to know for sure is to speak to our experienced accident lawyers. We can determine if negligence is the cause of your accident, in which case you may be able to pursue compensation for your injury and injury related expenses. In […]

    Common On-the-Job Accidents and Injuries

    Injuries occur in all types of work environments, from offices to construction sites. If you are hurt on the job, you are most likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which pay you so you can pay for your medical care and replace your lost wages. Our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys can help you pursue the benefits you are owed. We […]