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
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
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
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
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
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.