North Carolina Work-Related Injury Attorney
Compensation for Work-Related Injuries
Have you been injured at work? You are entitled to workers' compensation if you have suffered a job-related injury or illness, including compensation for your medical care and treatment as well as lost wages. Benefits are paid for an accident, or an injury or illness that developed over a period of time due to the performance of repetitive tasks, exposure to toxic substances and other job-related factors. If you are considering applying for workers' compensation, speak with a North Carolina personal injury lawyer at Lanier Law Group, P.A. to learn more about the claims process and the documentation that will be needed when pursuing benefits. Our firm has over 25 years of experience representing clients in workers' compensation cases and can explain your legal rights regarding work injuries and how to secure the benefits that you deserve.
Work-Related Injuries in North Carolina
If you have been injured at work, you can file a claim for workers' compensation to cover your medical expenses and any lost income that resulted from the incident. This includes any type of workplace accident, such as:
- Slips, trips and falls
- Falling debris
- Injuries suffered from moving a heavy object
- Building collapse
- Radiation exposure
- Excessive heat
- Toxic fumes
A workplace accident can result in head injuries, back injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries that can require months of recovery and may even leave you with permanent disabilities and disfigurement. When you can no longer earn a living, are faced with mounting medical bills and injury-related expenses, compensation can be crucial to helping you avoid financial hardships. Our firm can compile the documentation and medical evidence that will be needed for your claim, and pursue the maximum amount of benefits that you are entitled to.
Contact a North Carolina workers' compensation attorney for legal advice and assistance with the filing of a worker's compensation claim if you have been injured at your job.