In the state of North Carolina, you are entitled to collect workers’ compensation until you are able to return to work. The North Carolina Industrial Commission ensures that injured employees receive 66 2/3% of their weekly salary beginning one week after the injury occurs. However, this amount can only be provided if you are successful in filing for workers’ comp. It is important to remember that your weekly benefits cannot exceed $816. Your workers’ comp medical benefits are in addition to this compensation and, as with your weekly disbursement, will continue until your doctor deems you fit to return to work. We can Help Filing for workers’ comp can be an incredibly complex process. The Durham workers’ comp lawyers at White & Stradley have years of experience helping injured workers file for and collect the payments they are entitled to. We will stand by you from your initial filing through any necessary appeals to help ensure you are provided the full compensation you are due. If you have been injured on the job in or around Raleigh, Durham, Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston, Lumberton, Fayetteville, Rocky Mount, or Tarboro, North Carolina, please contact White & Stradley, PLLC to schedule a free consultation with a workers’ comp attorney today.
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