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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=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?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH9C0KzWDsE

I want to work, but there are some things I can’t do.  The doctor cleared me for light duty.  If I Have a Work Restriction, What kind of jobs do I look for?

Employers are going to be hesitant to hire somebody if they know they’ve already been hurt and have restrictions – 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 

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=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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