Are Medical Bills the only thing covered by Workers’ Comp?

    When you sustain a serious on-the-job injury, there are a number of consequences and burdens you may be immediately facing. Medical bills are just one aspect. If you can’t perform your job duties because of your injury, you may be wondering how you will continue to earn wages. You may be wondering how you will afford prescription medications, rehabilitative treatment, […]

    What do you do after an Accident with an Uninsured Motorist?

    When you are injured in an auto accident involving an uninsured motorist, you may be wondering how you will pay medical bills and bills related to damage to your vehicle. After these types of accidents, one of our experienced attorneys can help you pursue maximum compensation so that you can begin to heal and move past this incident. Please watch […]

    Deadly Construction Accidents – The OSHA Fatal Four

    The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is a federal agency responsible for enforcing standards to keep American workplaces safe and healthful. According to OSHA, 20.2 percent of worker fatalities in 2013 were in the construction industry. An inherently dangerous job, construction workers face the threat of a deadly accident on a sometimes daily basis. Of the 828 construction worker deaths […]

    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 […]