Workers’ Comp or Private Lawsuit? Some Things to Consider

    Most of the time, you are only allowed to file a workers’ comp claim after getting injured at work. You are also given the chance during certain situations, however, to file a lawsuit against your employer. Let’s take a look at your options in terms of filing a workers’ comp claim versus a private lawsuit. Your Initial Options If you […]

    3 Things You Need to Do Right After a Workplace Injury

    Getting injured on the job can be one of the most stressful things during your working career. Not knowing the process surrounding workers’ comp can certainly add to that feeling of stress suddenly landing on your “plate”. What happens when you’re injured on the job for the first time? Let’s look at the first 3 steps you need to take […]

    What Not To Do During the Workers’ Comp Claim Process

    Knowing what to do during a workers’ comp case can be very difficult to determine, especially if you are going through it alone. Let’s take a closer look at what you should NOT do during this process. Don’t discuss your case with anyone other than people involved in the case. This is very important for everyone to pay attention to. […]

    Physical Impairments

    The thought of being disabled, even for a temporary period of time, can be frightening for some people. It is unnerving to think that you might have to take time off from work for a period of time so you can heal properly. Even if you are getting paid through Workers’ Comp during this time, it is still scary not […]

    NC Industrial Commission

    If you’ve ever gotten hurt on the job, then you’ve heard of the NC Industrial Commission. They are the ones in charge of your workers’ compensation claim. But what else are they in charge of? What else do they do besides work out workers’ comp payments? They are not just the face of worker’s compensation. They also preside over death […]

    Dangers of Social Media after Injury at Work

    You get hurt at work and everyone is worried about you. You have an urge to pop online to Facebook just to let everyone know you’re okay. You can’t help feeling rather frustrated at the insurance company that is handling the workers’ comp. They are taking forever and they don’t seem to want to help you – only hinder you. […]

    Requesting a Second Opinion

    Getting hurt at work can be a pain at times. You know that it will be a long process to get the money you deserve. You won’t be able to work and you need the money to pay bills. You know you need to get workers’ compensation but you aren’t sure about the doctor’s ruling on the matter. You aren’t […]

    Do You Have The Choice To Refuse Doctor Treatment?

    Getting injured at work can be frightening enough of an experience for you. What if the doctor tells you that you need to have surgery to treat the injury? You don’t trust this doctor’s judgment and do not want to go through with the surgery. Do you have the choice to refuse that treatment? What happens to your workers’ comp […]

    What Happens If My Employer Fires Me?

    Getting fired from your job can be a frightening thing. What are you going to do about new employment? Why were you fired when you thought you were doing so well? Getting an answer to why your employer fired you can be a tough battle. Coming out of that battle can be as difficult as entering it in the first […]