With 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...Read More
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...Read More
Under North Carolina workers’ compensation law, you can be denied workers’ comp benefits if it can be established that:
- You were under the influence of an illicit drug such as marijuana, meth, or cocaine at the time of your accident, and
- 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...Read More
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...Read More
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