Maximum Medical Improvement

Maximum Medical Improvement

A determination that an injured worker is at “Maximum Medical Improvement” (“MMI”) is a critical turning point in the employee’s workers’ compensation case. At MMI an injured worker may choose to receive a Permanent Partial Disability rating payment, decide to begin a...
Average Weekly Wage in NC Workers’ Comp

Average Weekly Wage in NC Workers’ Comp

The correct calculation of an injured workers Average Weekly Wage (AWW) is one of the most critical issues in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation case. Consider: the amount of the weekly workers’ compensation benefit paid to a disabled worker is called...
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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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