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Articles Tagged with kevin jones

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hR_kD4UY3A

Am I protected?  What happens if my employer does not have insurance?  Who is Responsible?

Even if they don’t have Workers’ Comp Insurance, the employer may be personally responsible to pay Workers’ Comp benefits – Kevin Jones

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6mT3vwvjKA

Can I sue?  What is Workers’ Compensation?  What are my legal options if I was hurt at work?

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 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UfZ3jDg-mw

Can I see my own doctor?  Who gets to chose my doctor? Can my employer force me to see their doctor?

You will hear from their lawyers that they have the right to direct medical care. To a degree they do, but it is not unlimited – Kevin Jones 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw4QIdXysBM

What are my rights?  Who decides job requirements?  What is light duty at work?

  • Can my employer force me to do a “made up” job?

What is Long Term Disability?  How is Different from Short Term Disability?  Can I Apply for Social Security Disability?

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 

Should I File a Claim for a Workplace Injury?  How Does Workers Comp Work?  Is It Legal for Them to Fire Me?

You really need to make an informed decision about what’s in your best interest overall – Kevin Jones

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M5vGOk9v9k

“The Check Is In The Mail?”  Wait, What?  How Can They Do That?  Who Can I Call?  What Happens If My Disability Check is Late,  Are There Legal Options?

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 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EwEhPpGKE0

FMLA and North Carolina Worker’s Compensation Claims. What is the Family Medical Leave Act?

  • Am I required to make a claim?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLILI95pyzskZBn00xRHevi4gaxm9ieeXc&v=UyG1F1UxSYM

What Should I Do If I Was Hurt While Working?  Is There Insurance for Medical Expenses? How To File a Claim for an Injury at Work

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.

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