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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in North Carolina

If you get injured or become ill due to your job in North Carolina, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill due to their job. In North Carolina, filing a workers’ compensation claim can be confusing, so here’s a step-by-step...

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North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Settlement Chart

If you’ve suffered an injury on the job in North Carolina, it can be overwhelming to think about your financial future. Fortunately, you can receive compensation depending on the extent and severity of your injuries. For North Carolina workers, there are a couple tools that can help understand your potential settlement payout. One is the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s...

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Is There an Average Workers’ Comp Knee Injury Settlement?

If you have suffered a knee injury in a North Carolina workplace accident, you have the right to receive workers’ compensation benefits. That said, you are probably wondering what you can expect your compensation to be. Fortunately, there is some information out there regarding the average workers’ comp knee injury settlement. While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, there are some...

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Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Workers’ Comp Benefits

An on-the-job injury can take you out of the workforce temporarily or for a lifetime. We hope you don’t get hurt at work, and if you do, we hope you fully recover. However, if your work injury has taken away your ability to maintain gainful employment, you could be entitled to permanent total disability benefits through the state’s workers’...

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Are Back Injuries Covered by Workers’ Comp in North Carolina?

If you injured your back at work in North Carolina, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Back injuries are a special class of workers’ compensation claims, and a skilled attorney can help you determine whether your back injury is covered. In this post, the EMP Law team will help you understand whether you are eligible for compensation...

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6 Common Workers’ Compensation Delay Tactics

Did you suffer a workplace injury? Do you now seek workers’ compensation benefits to pay your medical expenses and lost wages? If so, knowing the workers’ comp delay tactics that could derail your claim is critical.  Workers’ comp adjuster tricks could defeat your efforts to obtain full benefits. Our experienced Winston-Salem and Charlotte workers’ compensation attorneys are here to...

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Can I Get a New Job While on Workers’ Compensation?

When you’ve been injured in a North Carolina workplace accident and are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you probably have questions. At the top of your list of questions might be, Can I get another job while on workers’ comp? The short answer is yes. But you’ll want to evaluate how it may impact your workers’ compensation benefits before taking...

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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Medical Bills in North Carolina?

Workers’ comp in North Carolina will cover your medical expenses associated with your workplace injury. In fact, one of the primary purposes of workers’ compensation insurance is to prevent injured workers from getting saddled with medical bills due to their on-the-job accidents. With that being said, there are rules and regulations in place that you must follow to ensure...

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