Every Workers’ Compensation claim is different. Every injury is different. Every employee is different. It is very important to be careful when you are trying to get workers’ compensation benefits. Insurance companies are notorious for trying to deny claims, or underpay a lump sum payment, as well as try to shorten your medical treatment. You need a dedicated Workers’ Compensation attorney on your side to fight the insurance companies and get you the compensation you deserve.
The injury must occur while the employee is carrying out activities for the benefit of their employer. In addition, the injury must be an “accident” or be the result of a “specific traumatic incident”.
Do not sign anything about your Workers’ Compensation claim unless you speak with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney in North Carolina first. Do not sign any paperwork regarding a settlement or a permanent partial disability rating unless you have consulted with an attorney regarding
An experienced work injury lawyer will fight to protect your rights to a full recovery. That’s why to ensure the best possible outcome for your claim, you should be mindful of these do’s and don’ts.
It’s simple. We will fight to get you all the compensation you deserve and the medical treatment you need. We will also help you to determine whether a lump-sum settlement is in your best interests. We’ll also answer questions about your rights, your medical treatment plans, and the benefits that you are entitled to.
At Daggett Shuler, your work injury case will be directed by a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. Out of 28,000 attorneys in North Carolina, only 3% of all attorneys are Board Certified. We are Board-Certified Specialists in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law and can help you manage your claim.
Employees are typically eligible to receive Worker’s Compensation benefits for total disability equal to two-thirds or 66% of their gross average weekly pay if they suffer an injury that “arises out of and in the course and scope of their employment”.
We have offices conveniently located in both Winston-Salem and Greensboro, North Carolina. But, if you cannot get to us, for any reason, just let us know. We will come to you.