Why is the insurance company involved if I was not at fault?
- What does “at fault” mean under the NC Accident Laws?
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You have the right and the ability to file the claim without having to go through your employer – Kevin Jones
Even if they don’t have Workers’ Comp Insurance, the employer may be personally responsible to pay Workers’ Comp benefits – Kevin Jones
The short answer is that you cannot sue your employer for negligence if they’re subject to the Workers Comp Act in North Carolina – Kevin Jones
There is no definite answer in all cases. It is a case-by- case basis where I would advise someone on what to do in a particular situation – Kevin Jones
You really need to make an informed decision about what’s in your best interest overall – Kevin Jones
The way the statute is written, it gives the adjusters too much leeway to hold up checks or not pay checks on time. That’s one reason to retain a lawyer. We’re experienced helping people with these issues – Kevin Jones
If you don’t understand your rights or what to do, that’s ok. It can be complicated. That’s why it can help to have an attorney. If you were injured on the job, we recommend you worry first about getting healthy.