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Workers' Comp in North Carolina

Greenville Workers' Comp Attorney

The North Carolina Workers' Compensation Act outlines workers' compensation laws in the state. Under this Act, employees injured at work or in the course of their employment may be entitled to medical benefits and money for lost wages or lifelong disability benefits if their injury results in permanent disability. The Act eliminates the need for an employee to prove negligence or fault on the part of the employer or another party in order to seek workers' compensation benefits. In exchange for offering no-fault coverage for employees throughout the state, the Act limits an injured worker's right to sue an employer for on-the-job injuries. The only reason a worker may be ineligible to receive workers' comp benefits is if he or she was intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the accident (unless alcohol was supplied by the employer.)

The North Carolina Industrial Commission is the agency responsible for overseeing workers' compensation claims and the payment of benefits for these claims. It works to resolve any disputes and acts to ensure benefits are paid in a fair manner. Although the Industrial Commission is there to ensure the proper implementation of workers' compensation laws in North Carolina, there is the possibility that a worker may be overlooked. Without proper legal counsel, an injured worker may be at risk of having his or her rights violated by an unethical insurance company or employer. This is one of many reasons it is crucial to involve an attorney who can properly handle your case and represent your interests.

Attorney for Workers' Compensation in Greenville, NC

With an experienced legal profession to help you in filing your claim, you have the opportunity to seek full benefits for your injuries.

Contact a North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyer today to learn more about what you can do in this situation.   

Burch Law Office - 313 South Evans Street, Greenville, NC 27858
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Burch Law Office - Greenville Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Located at 313 South Evans Street Greenville, NC 27858. View Map
Phone: (866) 291-1822 | Local Phone: (252) 830-5291.