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Workers’ Compensation Claim Settlements in North Carolina

Determining Whether You Should Settle Your Workers’ Comp Claim

A workers' compensation claim can be resolved in several ways, including settlement and litigation. An experienced workers' compensation lawyer can help you determine which avenue is appropriate for your situation. Should you choose to settle your claim, it is important to find a knowledgeable North Carolina workers' compensation lawyer who can help you do so in an effective and favorable manner. There are many ways in which a person may choose to settle his or her claim, and some situations may even require litigation, so an experienced attorney can help you determine which of those ways is best suited for your specific needs and situation.

At Lanier Law Group, our lawyers are known throughout North Carolina for delivering personalized legal services and aggressive client advocacy. Whether you need a skilled negotiator or a zealous litigator, we are prepared to do whatever it takes to help.

Contact our firm online or give us a call at (855) 757-4204 to schedule a free consultation at one of our multiple office locations

Types of Workers’ Comp Settlements

If you are pursuing a workers' compensation claim in North Carolina, there’s more than one way to settle your case.

The different types of workers’ compensation settlements include:

  • Compromise settlement agreement: This type of settlement is also known as a “clincher” agreement. When you sign a clincher agreement, you give up any rights you might have to future workers' comp benefits in exchange for a lump-sum payment.
  • North Carolina Industrial Commission Form 26A: This is a form filled out by your employer in which the employer admits that you received a permanent partial disability as a result of your job. If your claim is resolved through a Form 26A, your right to future medical compensation will end two years after your employer last pays you any compensation. If you believe you will need future medical compensation, you must apply to the Industrial Commission within two years, or your right to these benefits may be lost.

An experienced North Carolina workers' compensation attorney at Lanier Law Group can provide you with the trusted legal guidance you need after being injured in the workplace. We truly wish nothing but the very best for our clients and are committed to helping them settle or litigate their claims in a way that best serves their interests.

Put a Legal Heavyweight on Your Side

An experienced attorney at Lanier Law Group can provide you with the legal guidance you need after a workplace injury. If you have any questions regarding your options, we would be more than happy to meet with you in person to provide clarity regarding your legal options, as well as address your questions and concerns. Our main priority is helping you obtain the financial resources you need for your injuries and lost wages—both now and in the future.

Contact Lanier Law Group today for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

We Fight for Our Clients

*Featured Case Results, Settlements, & Trial Wins From Our Attorneys
  • $5.95 Million Permanent Brain Failure

    Our client had a brick fly off of a utility trailer and go through their windshield and hit her on the face.

  • $4.8 Million Settlement

    A case with multiple plaintiffs who were potentially exposed to a deadly disease while in the hospital.

  • $4.3 Million Head-On Collision

    Personal injury litigation settlement for a client who was involved in a head-on collision with a commercial tractor-trailer.

  • $3.1 Million Birth Injury/Hypoxic Brain Injury

    The OB doctor’s negligence caused a delay in the baby’s birth which resulted in the baby suffering of a severe hypoxic brain injury.

  • $1.8 Million Litigation Settlement

    Our client was involved in a motor vehicle accident with a meat truck.

  • $1.375 Million Medication Overdose/Hospital Negligence

    Our client died following an overdose of medication that occurred as a result of the negligence of the nursery staff while they were in the hospital.

We Never Back Down From a Fight

Featured Reviews, Testimonials & Results
    "20 out of 10 stars."
    There are times in your life you are so hurt and feel life has a grudge against you. Nothing in your life is going right. I lost the most important person in my life to death, of which I knew mistakes were made because I witnessed it with my own eyes. When you contact a law group you most of the time get all business and a matter of fact conversation. I want all to know that from the first phone call they listened to my lengthy story, sobbing most of the time with so much compassion. They never made any promises but offered assurances that no stone would be unturned. They fulfilled every word they said. They restored faith that I had lost. Until you are in a position like mine you can never know how invaluable Lanier Law Group is. They were wonderful while maintaining their professionalism. They treated me like a family member. They really do care about their clients. But most of all they are the best at what they do. I worked in the court system for years so I knew how attorneys and law firms basically operated. Understanding the law and it's interpretation is the ultimate key to winning any case. Also know that if an attorney/attorneys study and review your case and know that you don't have a chance in a court of law and are big enough to tell you that instead of giving you false hope, you then my friend have a group with valuable shared values. I have so much respect for everyone in this Law Group. I recommend Lanier Law Group, P.A. to anyone who needs representation, they are in your corner. 20 out of 10 stars.
    - Diane W.
    "Lanier Law Group will always be the choice for me and all my family members"
    I started working with Lanier Law Group in 2020 on my Social Security Disability case. They from start to finish were awesome. My case manager Janet Hanks and attorney, Ashley Sappenfield were always available to answer all my questions. I did not have to do much but sit back and let them handle whatever was needed. My case took too long (2 years) and if I did not have Janet and Ashley My case would still not be approved. I would recommend Lanier to anyone to get the job done and approved. Do not go to another firm with your case, who promise the world and do not see it to completion and do not think another firms would have worked as hard as they did on my case. Lanier Law Group will always be the choice for me and all my family members to handle any cases of this type and other legal services they provide. They went above and beyond!
    - Phillip J.
    "So thankful for your expertise and professionalism"
    Mrs. Gonzalez did an awesome job of explaining everything in detail and keeping me informed on the status of my case. Despite poor customer service with the insurance company, Mrs. Gonzalez was able to fix what they could not. Mrs. Gonzalez was very helpful with helping me understand things that I was not aware of when dealing with insurance claims. I am so thankful for her expertise and professionalism.
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    "Always ready to answer any questions I may have"
    The staff kept me well informed in a more than timely manner and was always ready to answer any questions I may have.
    - Timothy M.
    "The Lanier Law Group provided excellent customer service!"
    The Lanier Law Group provided excellent customer service! My main contact was Denise.
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    "Great experience"
    Great experience. Tish was very helpful as my case progressed and explained all of the steps to me, leaving me with very few questions. Shea was also very helpful during the negotiation process.
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Take Control of Your Case Today With the Help of Lanier Law Group
  • We Never Back Down
    Our attorneys are confident taking cases to trial and will always seek to maximize your compensation.
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    Regardless of when you contact our firm, we're here to make sure that you get the answers you need. We also offer weekend appointments and consultations.
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    After an injury, every second counts. We are available to meet with you in person, virtually, or at your location to provide the highest quality legal counsel.