As you prepare to entire the workers' comp system, you might have the idea that you will hire an attorney should something go wrong or you need to file an appeal. You might figure that you don't need a lawyer to help initiate your workers' comp claim . After all, you've filled out a lot of paperwork in your life. Why will workers' comp be any different?
While understandable, this attitude under-estimates jut how complex workers' comp claim paperwork is in North Carolina. Filing a claim is not a matter of entering your name, address and injury. It's a difficult process that requires a precise understanding of your the law.
Our attorneys possess that understanding. We know how to completely and accurately fill out the paperwork involved with filing a workers' comp claim. We know how to describe and document a workplace injury. And we know how to follow-up with a claim so that you don't get lost in the system.
Making a mistake with the initial paperwork can prove devastating to your claim. You want to make sure that your claim is resting on a solid foundation. We can provide that foundation and ensure that your paperwork meets the state's standards.
If you're a North Carolina resident and you need help with your workers' comp claim, please contact White & Stradley, PLLC today for a free consultation.