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The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act is a “form driven” legal process. This means that rather than filing complicated legal documents, injured workers and employer are expected to file specific forms required by the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Some of the most important forms are filed at the very beginning. The injured worker is responsible[...]
All our team members are North Carolina Board Certified Workers’ Compensation attorneys. Since our inception, Cardinal Law Partners have worked with hundreds of claimants who have varying levels of concerns and worries about filing Workers’ Compensation claims. Most clients are apprehensive when it comes to recovering damages because of potential retaliation from their employers. Cardinal[...]
Many injuries sustained as a result of an accident at a construction site typically begin with a physician’s initial diagnosis of a sprain or strain. These minor injuries, however, may worsen and require further medical treatment and tests by other physicians. Spinal Injuries Caused by Construction Accidents Injuries sustained as a result of an accident[...]
Passengers who were injured in car accidents typically have an easier time recovering for their physical injuries than drivers. they must, however, prove the validity of their case. For example, car accident victims who are seeking compensation for their personal injuries must prove negligence (duty and breach of duty), as well as damages (injures). Since[...]
The North Carolina Industrial Commission is vested as a court of exclusive and original jurisdiction by the North Carolina General Assembly. It was established to adjudicate and administer the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act and all claims filed under it. The responsibilities of the North Carolina Industrial Commission include overseeing and facilitating trials of contested[...]
Regular medical treatment is a key component of any Social Security Disability claim. The Social Security Administration relies heavily on medical evidence when evaluating claimants who suffer from physical disabilities. Without regular medical treatments, there are no medical records. As a result, no evidence can be evaluated. What Prevents People from Seeking Regular Medical Treatment?[...]