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NC Workers’ Compensation Info

Below please find articles covering the most critical NC Workers' Compensation issues by Kevin Bunn, Board Certified Specialist in North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law.  For more information please contact us for your free consultation.  

Is my injury covered by workers comp in nc

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 Workers’ Compensation Act. Employers and their insurance carriers will carefully […]
How to file a NC workers' compensation claim

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 knows about the injury or illness or is paying […]
medical treatment in nc workers comp

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 typically done by identifying a private medical provider to provide the treatment.  Some employers, typically large manufacturers and hospitals, may have in-house medical services. The treatment that […]
NC Workers' Comp Wage Replacement Benefits

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 benefit should be. When are disability […]
NC Workers' Compensation Settlement

Should you take a NC Workers' Comp Clincher Settlement?

One of the most critical decisions an injured NC worker will make is whether to accept a NC Workers’ Comp Clincher Settlement.  Often an insurance adjuster or even an attorney working for any employer will contact an injured worker to discuss settlement.  If you have not already consulted a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in […]
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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. Many injured workers have questions about their medical treatment or disability benefits, or if their injury is even covered under workers’ comp in NC.  Workers’ compensation law in NC is […]
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 Chairman is the […]