Proper Lifting Techniques Can Minimize Back Injury Risks

    For someone in the shipping industry or construction work, you often have to lift heavier items. This is just part of the job but it can also lead to back injuries as well as other types of traumatic injuries if not done properly. Many people who suffer from these types of injuries have to miss work, which means a loss […]

    The Consequences of Not Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

    Being injured on the job can be one of the most stressful things you can go through as an employee. The more painful the injury is, the more stressful it can be when you lose out on your wages because you can’t work. The insurance company will also try their hardest to make your life miserable while you’re trying to […]

    How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site

    There is a lot of activity on construction sites these days, especially as buildings are constructed and perfected. Because of this, there is a huge risk of accidents on the site that can lead to grievous injury or even death. Loved ones of someone who was killed on the construction site can possibly look into filing a claim against their […]

    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 […]

    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 […]