Being injured on the job can be a life-changing event that can affect your ability to provide for yourself and your family. If you were injured on the job in North Carolina, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. To increase the chances that your workers’ compensation claim will be accepted and that you receive the full amount of compensation you deserve, it’s important to have an experienced attorney handling your claim.
North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Working for You
At McCoppin & Associates, Attorneys at Law, P.A., we assist people throughout North Carolina in cases involving workers’ compensation claims. We can ensure that the proper paperwork is completed and deadlines are met for filing documents.
We assist employees who have sustained injuries including:
- Repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome
- Back injuries
- Wounds or reactions to substances or chemicals
- Mental or emotional harm, in certain situations
- All other workplace injuries
If you were unable to report your injury immediately, you must give written notice of your claim as soon as possible after the injury occurred by completing Form 18, which can be obtained from the employer or the Industrial Commission. We can help you file this form. After completing the form, keep a copy for yourself, give a copy to your employer and return one to the industrial commission.
Links to Workers’ Compensation Forms
Your employer will respond by either accepting or denying your claim. If your claim is accepted, then you need an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to ensure that you receive full benefits for future lost wages, future medical costs, permanent disability and retraining.
If your employer denied your claim, then you also need help obtaining medical treatment and lost wages. We will fight to have your injury claim accepted. If your employer still refuses, we will demand a hearing as soon as possible to get you the benefits you deserve.
Our attorneys will fight for your best interests during the mediation process. If a fair settlement is not reached during these negotiations, we are seasoned litigators who are prepared to take your case to trial.
Contact a Workers’ Comp Lawyer Today
To work toward securing the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve, contact an experienced attorney who can provide the best results possible in your case. Contact McCoppin & Associates, Attorneys at Law, P.A. We will work to protect your right to file a claim and work to recover the compensation that you deserve for your injuries. For more information and to speak with a lawyer today, call 919-481-0011. Hablamos español.