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The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act allows for medical and disability compensation if workers were injured from workplace accidents. It is common for employers to send their injured workers to designated medical facilities soon after the worker reports the workplace accident. In most cases, the employer will request that the medical facility administers a drug[...]
Getting injured at work can be an overwhelming experience. Not only is the injured worker facing medical costs and time missed from work, but there is usually an uncomfortable strain on the employment relationship. Lawyers at Cardinal Law Partners have been there with hundreds of clients over the last 15 years. One of the first[...]
Workplace injuries in North Carolina arise in different ways. Most individuals do not understand that many types of workplace injuries are not compensable pursuant to the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. Every attorney at Cardinal Law Partners is board certified in North Carolina workers’ compensation law. This type of experience allows our attorneys to help[...]
Not all injuries result in severe, immediate symptoms. Several types of workplace injuries often have delayed symptoms. These types of claims are tricky to handle because they are not always clear whether an injured worker’s condition is related to the workplace accident or a preexisting medical condtion. Regardless of which injury is being treated, it[...]
Suffering a workplace injury does not mean there will be a compensable claim. In fact, many Workers' Compensation claims are denied by employers' insurance carriers. These claims are denied for various reasons. It is important to keep in mind that insurance companies do not have the final say over the compensability of claims. Ultimately, it[...]
Even though you may have an accepted Workers' Compensation claim and getting medical treatment paid for by the Insurance Company, the Insurance carrier could obtain a utilization review at any time during your claim. There are some insurance companies that obtain a utilization review every time medical treatment is recommended to an injured worker and[...]