Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Martindale-Hubbell
10 Best
Board Certified Specialist
Rue Ratings

Articles Tagged with legal help

MOVING-ACTIVE-WORK-COMP-CLAIM-1-300x225
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rtQiZl02oY

I just got transferred and need to move.  How does a local lawyer help?  Can I move with an active claim ?

  • The claim remains active in North Carolina

How-will-I-get-paid-when-on-disability--300x200
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naXVYi3Cq3Q

How is Workers’ Compensation Calculated?  What is a Weekly Wage?  How will I get paid when on disability ?

Calculating lost wages can be a complicated, sometimes confusing process. The key is to focus on true wages, earnings, and proper application of the established formulas – Kevin Jones 

Legal-Options-for-Workplace-Injuries-2-300x200
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 

Compromised-Medical-Opinions-and-the-Company-Doctor-1-300x300
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 

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 

What-happens-if-my-disability-check-is-late-1-300x300
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 

How-Do-I-File-a-Claim-for-an-Injury-at-Work-KEVIN-JONES-NC-1-300x171
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.

Contact Information