In this video Attorney David Daggett will answer a question he is often asked – are workers’ compensation checks taxable.
http://www.DaggettShulerLaw.com. Workers’ Compensation covers many of the injuries that occur on a construction site, although there are some exceptions. David Daggett explains why it is important to contact an experienced attorney if you are injured on a construction site.
It seems really strange, but it is true. When you have filed a Workers’ Compensation claim, the insurance carrier has a say in your medical care.
In this video we discuss how workers’ compensation is calculated.
One of the most common questions that our personal injury law firm gets asked after a workplace accident is whether an injured worker can sue for his or her personal injuries. And like many concepts of law, the answer is “it depends.”
The way workers’ compensation works is basically what happens is you get paid 2/3 your average weekly wage, up to the statutory maximum, for the time period that you’re out for what’s called total disability. And then you’re also entitled to compensation for any permanent disability that you have beyond that point in time.
The Workers’ Compensation system is intended to protect the injured worker and help with medical treatment, BUT, filing a workers’ comp claim is complicated and requires expertise from an experienced attorney, like those at Daggett Shuler.
In determining what your North Carolina Workers’ Compensation is worth, it will not surprise you, that part of this answer lies in part in a mathematical formula regulated by the NC Industrial Commission, which is the state governmental agency that covers work injuries and takes into consideration your medical expenses and lost wages.
Will my employer fire me if I file a WC claim? There is no guarantee that your employer will fire you, and simply firing you for submitting a workers’ comp claim is illegal in the state of NC.
If you are injured at work and file a workers’ comp claim, your employer may have access to medical records containing relevant medical information from your health care providers.
In this video Attorney David Daggett talks about workers’ compensation and Covid-19.
Worker’s compensation is a crucial part of our legal system today. But it is also a complex one, that is often confusing to many people.