It’s an employer’s responsibility to maintain a safe working environment, so if you or a loved one were injured in a workplace incident, the employer might be at fault. You may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, but you might have trouble getting the compensation you believe you deserve. For instance, your employer may be refusing to pay at all.
You can contact Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC, for assistance with your case. We can help in many different situations and represent you in court if necessary. Connect with our firm if you believe you’d benefit from seeing a Lincoln County workers’ compensation lawyer.
In This Article
- Damages You Could Collect in Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
- Here’s Precisely How Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Will Help You
- Dealing With Your Employer and Their Insurer
- We’ve Helped People Injured on the Job Like You With Their Claims and Denials
- Get a Free Case Review of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Today
Damages You Could Collect in Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
According to the Workers’ Compensation Act, a North Carolina law covering workers’ compensation, workers filing a claim may be eligible for many different benefits. These benefits help employees, and their families financially support themselves despite the loss of household income.
If you believe you and your family could use these benefits after a workplace injury, you can file a comp claim by yourself or with the help of one of our firm’s workers’ compensation attorneys.
You May Qualify for Medical Cost Reimbursement
You could qualify for this kind of reimbursement if you meet several conditions. First, after your incident, you must have sought immediate medical attention. Another requirement is that you must have told the doctor that the incident occurred in the workplace. Yet another condition is that you must be able to show that your injuries prevent you from working. The final requirement is to follow North Carolina’s rules about future treatment.
An attorney from our firm will explain the conditions to you in greater detail and help you meet each of them. Then, we’re very confident we can make sure you qualify for medical cost reimbursement if you need it.
How You Could Qualify for Wage Reimbursement
If you cannot perform your job due to your workplace injuries, you may be able to get reimbursed for some of your wages. However, you might have some issues with receiving the money. For example, you might not start receiving it as soon as you need it, or you may disagree with when the reimbursement should end.
In such situations, a workers compensation lawyer from our firm can help. For instance, the lawyer can stand up for you against the insurer if they believe you should return to work sooner than you can.
You May Also Qualify for a Disability Settlement
If your accident was especially serious, you might have sustained a disability. In addition, if your injury or an illness has left you unable to function the same way you used to, you may qualify for a disability claim as a component of your workers’ compensation judgment.
Your attorney can compile the evidence we need so you can qualify for disability payments. We’ll also help you keep the payments coming in for as long as you need them.
For a free legal consultation with a workers' compensation lawyer serving Lincoln County, call 828.286.3866
Here’s Precisely How Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Will Help You
Our firm has lawyers for workers’ compensation who can assist with the process of pursuing workers’ compensation benefits. As one of our clients, you’ll get the assistance and representation you deserve, and we’ll help you get the compensation you deserve. To accomplish all this, your lawyer can:
- Record your testimony about the incident and its consequences to you
- Record the testimonies of any of your colleagues who saw the incident occur
- Request pertinent details about your injuries and treatments from your doctor
- Take care of all communications with the Division of Workers’ Compensation
- Collect documents relevant to your claim
- File your claim for you, making sure the appropriate deadline is met
- Represent you in the courtroom, if necessary
Your workers’ compensation lawyer can go beyond all this for you, even recruiting experts like medical experts or accident reconstructionists to prove your case. So you can be just as confident as we are that your lawyer will represent you to the best of their capabilities.
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Dealing With Your Employer and Their Insurer
You might find it challenging to deal with your employer and their insurer. For example, your employer may be discouraging you from filing a workmans compensation claim, or the insurer may be trying to deny your claim or prevent you from filing a lawsuit. A lawyer can help in situations like these. They can protect your rights, represent your needs, and push back against the pressure.
We’ve Helped People Injured on the Job Like You With Their Claims and Denials
Our law firm has helped clients with varying claims involving work vehicle accident injuries, equipment-related injuries, workplace-acquired illnesses, and more. We can very likely help you with your claim, regardless of the circumstances.
If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, we can help you understand why, and we may be able to dispute the denial. The North Carolina Industrial Commission administers North Carolina’s workers’ compensation act and listens to claim disputes so we can bring up the dispute with them. We’ll do our best to reverse the denial so you can receive the benefits you’re owed.
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Get a Free Case Review of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Today
You can get a workers’ compensation lawyer at Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC to help you or your loved one with a workers’ compensation claim, denial, or even a personal injury claim.
Workers’ compensation and personal injury claims have filing deadlines. When you hire your attorney right away, they’ll be able to advise you about your case’s deadline and get to work on it immediately. You have nothing to lose by contacting our firm today, especially since your consultation with us will be completely free. Call us today at (828) 286-3866 for your free consultation.