Are You Getting Short-Changed on Your Workers’ Comp Checks?

    If you are injured on the job in North Carolina and your injury or disease causes a temporary or permanent disability, you are entitled to receive weekly disability benefit checks. As part of those legal rights, you are also entitled to a weekly check that is calculated correctly. Yes, we said “correctly.” Unfortunately, many workers’ compensation insurance adjusters crunch numbers […]

    How Long Will My Personal Injury Settlement Take?

    Being injured because of your employer’s actions or lack thereof can be a stressful time for you. You are out of work because of your injury and cannot pay your bills in a timely manner. You have to watch them pile up with no way to get a strong handle on paying them all. While all this is happening, your […]

    How to Speed Up a Personal Injury Case

    It can be easy to feel like your personal injury case is taking forever. There seems to be a snag at every turn you take toward a resolution. You can’t help but wonder if there’s a way you can speed up your case, so you can get the money you deserve after the resolution. But what can you do to […]

    What Questions Should I Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    You find yourself in a car accident, which is something you’ve never dealt with before. You are out of work because of your injuries and aren’t sure what to do next. You want to hire a lawyer but you have questions you want to ask first. But where do you start with those questions? Let’s take a look at the […]

    Settling Your Workers’ Comp Case before the holidays

    Everyone needs extra money this time of year. With the holidays approaching, folks face plenty of added expenses — gifts, decorations, special meals, travel costs to visit family. Injured workers in North Carolina especially feel this pinch, because they are not working or earning less than usual. Often, this time of year is when the settlement offers roll in. Why […]

    How Can a Whiplash Injury Affect Someone’s Life?

    When you think of a whiplash injury, most think about the pain caused by their head being jerked in a new direction against the will during an automobile accident. In fact, this is how a lot of whiplash injuries are caused. There is a pinched nerve in the neck muscles that causes you significant pain, along with several symptoms that […]

    Why Was My Workers’ Comp Claim Denied?

    Something a lot of us go through when filing for workers’ comp benefits is that our case is denied by the insurance company. It can be confusing to get the denial, especially if we are going through the process without a lawyer. Going through the claims process without a lawyer can be a costly mistake but one that does not […]

    3 Workers’ Comp Myths: True or False?

    At Ricci Law Firm, P.A., our Greenville workers’ compensation attorneys regularly hear from clients who are concerned about aspects of their claim. Are those concerns valid? Let’s tackle some common myths: #1: I don’t get workers’ comp if the accident was my fault: FALSE Sadly, many injured workers do not pursue a workers’ compensation claim because they feel they were […]