Workers Comp

Video: Attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler Explain Workers’ Compensation Benefits on Triad Today!

October 20th, 2015

If you suffered a serious injury while on the job, you may be entitled to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits. Every year, thousands of North Carolina residents that are injured and unable to work depend on Workers’ Compensation benefits to help support their families through a difficult time. Unfortunately, receiving the benefits you and your family deserve after a workplace…

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Watch David Daggett and Griff Shuler Appear on Triad Today This Weekend!

September 18th, 2015

Don’t forget to tune in to Triad Today this weekend to watch Daggett Shuler Law attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler! David and Griff will be speaking with Triad Today host Jim Longworth and will cover everything you need to know about applying for, and receiving, your Workers’ Compensation benefits in North Carolina. If you…

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Tune in to Triad Today This Weekend to Watch David Daggett and Griff Shuler Discuss Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina!

September 17th, 2015

Calling all friends, clients and neighbors of Daggett Shuler Law! Don’t miss an exciting opportunity to see Daggett Shuler Law attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler appear on Triad Today, the Piedmont Triad’s best source for local news and updates! David and Griff are appearing on Triad Today to speak with host Jim Longworth about…

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How Do I Prove Lost Time from Work After an Inury?

Daggett Shuler Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina Work Injury Worker July 29th, 2015

How do I prove lost time from work? If your employer pays you through a payroll check, you need to obtain documentation on the amount of time you were unable to work and the amount of money you lost. Including the number of hours you normally work, your rate of pay, etc. If you are…

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Who Provides and Directs the Medical Treatment of the Employee?

Daggett Shuler Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina Serious Injury Brain Injury Traumatic Brain Injury Medical Professional looking at brain scan January 21st, 2015

Who Provides and Directs the Medical Treatment of the Employee? If the employer or its insurance company has accepted the employee’s claim and is paying for medical expenses, then the employer or the insurance company generally provides and directs medical treatment in North Carolina. The Industrial Commission may allow an employee to change physicians or…

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What Can I Do if I Believe My Employer Will Punish Me for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

January 6th, 2015

What can I do if I believe my employer will punish me for filing a workers’ compensation claim? It is illegal for employers to terminate or penalize you for filing a claim. But unfortunately, it happens. To protect yourself it’s important to document everything as fully as possible. You should save all paperwork related to…

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Does Every Employer have to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

December 9th, 2014

Does Every Employer have to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance? No. State law generally provides exceptions for very small companies. In addition, self-employed people and independent contractors are generally not covered under Workers’ Compensation law. Federal employees are covered under the federal Workers’ Compensation system. But for employers that are legally required to carry insurance, failure…

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My Employer Does Not Carry Workers’ Comp Insurance

Daggett Shuler Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina Work Injury Worker November 19th, 2014

What if my employer does not carry Workers’ Compensation insurance? You may still be able to collect compensation for your injury, but it depends on the circumstances. If the employer was at fault for the injury, you can consider suing your employer. You should talk to an experienced attorney for more information about this. If…

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