Below are articles on the most important issues in workers’ compensation in NC. If you have questions about your NC workers’ comp case or if you need more NC workers’ compensation info please call or email for a free consultation with Board Certified NC Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Kevin Bunn.

Do you need a NC Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Do you need a NC Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?
Do you need a NC Workers’ Compensation Lawyer? Nobody wants to get hurt at work. But sometimes accidents happen.  And the medical and financial consequences can be very serious for the injured worker and his or her family. You should consult a Board Certified NC Workers' Comp Lawyer if: you have questions about whether you...

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Is Your Injury Covered Under NC Workers’ Comp Law?

Is Your Injury Covered Under NC Workers’ Comp Law?
Is Your Injury Covered Under NC Workers’ Comp Law? Not all workplace injuries are covered under NC Workers' Comp Law.  Workers' comp in North Carolina generally covers 1) employees who are 2) injured as a result of an on the job accident that 3) arises out of their employment with an 4) employer covered by the NC...

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How to file a Workers’ Compensation Claim in NC

How to file a Workers’ Compensation Claim in NC
How to file a Workers’ Compensation Claim in NC If you are injured on the job in North Carolina it is your responsibility to both 1) give your employer notice of the injury or illness, and 2) file a NC Workers' Compensation Claim with the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  This is true even if the employer...

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Medical Treatment in NC Workers’ Compensation

Medical Treatment in NC Workers’ Compensation
Medical Treatment in NC Workers’ Compensation When an injury is covered by workers’ compensation it is the responsibility of the employer or its workers’ compensation insurance company to provide medical treatment.  This is usually done by choosing a private medical provider to provide the treatment.  Some employers, mainly large manufacturers and hospitals, may have in-house...

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Disability Benefits in NC Workers’ Comp

Disability Benefits in NC Workers’ Comp
Disability Benefits in NC Workers’ Comp Injured North Carolina workers who suffer wage loss or permanent physical impairment because of a NC workers’ compensation injury or occupational disease are entitled to disability benefits.  It is critical to understand when benefits NC workers' comp benefits are paid, how long they are available and how much the...

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What is an Injury Rating?

What is an Injury Rating?
What is an Injury Rating? So, your workers’ comp doctor just told you that you have a 10% permanent disability to your back.  What does this injury rating mean? What effect will accepting payment for your injury rating have on your North Carolina worker’ compensation case?  Is your case over now?  The answers are trickier...

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Occupational Diseases

Occupational Diseases
Occupational Diseases Workers are frequently exposed to health risks on-the-job that over time can lead to disabling medical conditions.  These risks include exposure to chemicals or other harmful agents, and physical activities that are repetitive or otherwise damaging.  Under some circumstances these work related medical conditions can be covered under workers’ compensation in North Carolina...

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NC Death Claims & Benefits

NC Death Claims & Benefits
NC Death Claims & Benefits It is a tragedy when a loved one dies in North Carolina in an on-the-job accident or from a work-related disease.  In additional to the emotional loss, the family of a deceased employee often suffers a severe economic loss.  This article will give some basic information about NC death claims...

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North Carolina Industrial Commission

North Carolina Industrial Commission
North Carolina Industrial Commission The NC Workers’ Compensation Act is administered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission, a state agency located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Industrial Commission is comprised of six commissioners who are nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the General Assembly. The Governor designates one member of the Commission to serve as Chairman. The...

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Should you take a NC Workers’ Comp Settlement?

Should you take a NC Workers’ Comp Settlement?
Should you take a NC Workers’ Comp Settlement? One of the most critical decisions an injured NC worker will make is whether to accept a NC Workers' Comp Settlement.  Often an insurance adjuster or even an attorney working for an employer will contact an injured worker to discuss settlement.  If you have not already consulted...

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Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

After twenty years of practicing workers’ compensation law in North Carolina I have seen just about every mistake an injured worker can make.  These mistakes range from failing to file their claim, to settling when they should not have, and everything in between. Download my Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

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