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Workers’ Compensation

Workers' Compensation Attorney in North Carolina

Committed to getting you the benefits you deserve

Workers' compensation is a state-run program designed to provide compensation to employees who suffer injury or illness on the job. If you have been injured at work, you should speak with an attorney about filing for benefits through the North Carolina workers' compensation system. To recover Workers' compensation benefits, you must establish two things:

  1. You were employed when the injury took place.
  2. The injury was a direct result of your employment. This means your injuries must have been caused by the tasks you were required to perform as part of your job.

Examples of workers' comp accidents

Construction accidents are responsible for the filing of many workers' comp claims each year in North Carolina. Ladder and scaffolding falls and falling debris are especially dangerous for construction workers. These types of accidents can cause severe head and back injuries.

Workers also can suffer injury because of building collapses, radiation exposure, asbestos exposure and fires or explosions. Such accidents are capable of causing life-changing injuries, so victims should always talk to an experienced lawyer before filing for workers' compensation.

Types of workers' compensation benefits

Workers' compensation benefits pay for current and future medical costs resulting from your injuries as well as lost wages. Many people who suffer an injury are no longer able to work, at least for a while. With the help of workers' compensation benefits, however, injured workers can continue to receive an income even though they are no longer able to work.

You should be aware that if you apply for workers' compensation benefits, you can’t sue your employer for additional damages in a civil lawsuit.

North Carolina workers' compensation lawyer

At Lanier Law Group, P.A., we are committed to helping people throughout North Carolina take advantage of workers' compensation benefits. Our attorneys offer you:

  • Personal attention. At the Lanier Law Group, P.A., you’re a person, not a number. You work with an attorney whose goal is to help you receive the compensation you may deserve.
  • Accessibility. With offices in Burlington, Greensboro, Greenville, Wilmington, Winston-Salem, AshevilleFayetteville, Durham, Raleigh, Charlotte and Jamestown, you’ll find an attorney close to you. We keep our doors open to help you when you need it most.
  • Fierce defense. When you hire Lanier Law Group, P.A., you’re hiring a heavyweight. We fight tenaciously on your behalf in boardrooms and courtrooms throughout the state.

Whether your employer is obstructing your effort to receive benefits, your application for benefits has been denied or you simply need help in general, don’t hesitate to contact an experienced North Carolina workers' compensation attorney at our office today. We help clients throughout the entire state of North Carolina, and have offices in Burlington, Greensboro, Greenville, Wilmington, Winston-Salem, AshevilleFayetteville, Durham, Raleigh, Charlotte and Jamestown.

We help you understand workers' compensation

When you have been injured on-the-job, you may be unsure of what to do. It’s likely that you have been forced to endure the costs of medical treatment and loss of income, so you should not hesitate to explore your rights to recover compensation from your employer through workers' compensation insurance. If your claim has been denied, you should know that this is not the end of the road. With the help of an experienced attorney from our firm, you may receive the compensation you may deserve, through appeals and a thorough investigation of your case. For additional information about the process of filing for workers comp and the benefits of doing so, visit our firm’s workers' compensation website today. There you will find the resources you need to pursue your claim.

Guiding you through the workers' comp process in North Carolina

We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. are ready to hold your hand and lead you through every stage of the workers' compensation process. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our skilled attorneys, call us at 855-234-7619 or contact us online.

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    Raleigh, NC
    207 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 215
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    • 1.(919) 848-2000 Tel
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    Charlotte, NC
    10130 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 110
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    • 1.(704) 341-5558 Tel
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    Jamestown, NC
    4915 Piedmont Pkwy., Suite 104
    Jamestown, NC 27282
    • 1.(336) 855-8554 Tel
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    Greensboro, NC
    222 S. Swing Road, Suite 6
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    • 1.(336) 855-8554 Tel
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    Winston-Salem, NC
    250 Executive Park Boulevard, Suite 107
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    • 1.(336) 760-9996 Tel
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    Durham, NC
    1816 Front Street, Suite 320
    Durham, NC 27705
    • 1.(919) 682-2111 Tel
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    Greenville, NC
    108 W. Firetower Road, Suite H
    Greenville, NC 28590
    • 1.(252) 757-7777 Tel
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    Burlington, NC
    2630 Ramada Road
    Burlington, NC 27215
    • 1.(336) 506-1041 Tel
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    Fayetteville, NC
    2929 Breezewood Ave, Suite 203
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    • 1.(910) 484-3333 Tel
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    Asheville, NC
    603 Biltmore Ave
    Asheville, NC 28801
    • 1.(828) 412-3503 Tel
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    Wilmington, NC
    1213 Culbreth Drive, Suite 120
    Wilmington, NC 28405
    • 1.(910) 256-4445 Tel
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