September 17, 2018

When you suffer an on the job injury, there are steps that will need to be taken to help ensure your workers’ compensation claim is successful. Likewise, there are actions that can interfere with compensation, serving to slow or eventually result in the denial of a claim.

One of the most important “dos” following a workplace injury is talking to an attorney. This conversation should be free of both cost and obligation, and can help shed light on some of the more complex aspects of workers’ compensation in North Carolina...

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Tags: Dos and Don'ts of Workers' Compensation
June 19, 2018

What is the process for applying for and receiving workers’ compensation in North Carolina - and just how long does it take? The process is detailed in the short SlideShare below. How long it may take, however, is a bit harder to answer.

How long it takes to get workers’ compensation can vary from person to person. Things that may delay a claim include an uncooperative employer, a missed deadline, or even missing information on an application form - all things that our attorneys can assist with. If you are...

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May 07, 2018

Workers' Comp and Taxes in North CarolinaWhen you sustain an on the job injury in North Carolina, you are likely eligible for workers’ compensation. This no-fault insurance program is designed to provide benefits, including lost wages and medical expenses, until you are deemed fit to return to work by your physician.


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March 27, 2018

When to Hire a North Carolina Workers' Comp LawyerWith very few exceptions, when you are injured on the job in North Carolina, you are entitled to benefits through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance is “no-fault,” meaning even if your actions contributed to your accident, you should be provided compensation for a portion of your wages and any medical expenses...

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February 20, 2018

How Long do I Have to Notify My Employer of a Workplace Injury in NCWhen you sustain an on the job injury in North Carolina, you have 30 days to provide your employer written information about your accident. Failure to report your injury within this 30-day period could result in a denial of your workers...

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January 30, 2018

North Carolina Workmans Comp Questions | Atlanta | Augusta Providing needed compensation following injury on the job is what the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation program is designed to do. In many cases, it does just that without difficulty, denials, or obstacles. However, even the smoothest system, which workers’ compensation is not, can seem confusing when you’re not sure where to direct your questions.

The experienced workers’ compensation...

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November 02, 2017

Under North Carolina workers’ compensation law, you can be denied workers’ comp benefits if it can be established that:

  1. You were under the influence of an illicit drug such as marijuana, meth, or cocaine at the time of your accident, and
  2. Being under the influence contributed to your injury

However, while many clients worry that they will be ineligible to receive workers' compensation benefits if they fail a drug test after an accident, a positive drug test does not automatically...

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September 08, 2017

Workers’ compensation law is complex and, without legal help, you may never get the full compensation you are entitled to. The short quiz below is intended to test your knowledge of North Carolina workers’ compensation laws. If you have questions or if you are in need of an attorney in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greenville, or surrounding areas of North Carolina, White & Stradley, PLLC is here to help. Our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers have helped injured workers throughout NC get fair and full compensation. We welcome an opportunity to meet with you, discuss your...

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July 25, 2017

Are you an independent contractor who has been injured on the job in NC? Contact the Raleigh workers’ comp lawyers at White & Stradley, PLLC to learn how we can helpOne of the most serious issues facing North Carolina's workers' compensation system today is the independent contractor problem. Under North Carolina law (and this is also the case across the country), so-called independent...

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