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Workers’ Comp

Do Independent Contractors in Construction Get Workers Comp?

April 26, 2017   |  
Generally, workers comp is for employees, not independent contractors. However, particularly in the construction industry, the lines between independent contractor and employee can be blurred. If a construction worker is injured onsite, they should speak to an attorney to see what their options for workers comp or other relief may...
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Can I Get Workers Comp for a Back Injury?

April 25, 2017   |  
Generally, workers comp will be given to employees hurt on the job after suffering a specific accident at work. However, there is an exception to this rule: back injuries. In this video, workers comp lawyer Gene Riddle explains how back injuries at work are treated slightly different under the law....
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Do I Have a Workers Comp Case?

March 28, 2017   |  
When an employee is involved in a work accident and is injured as a result, he or she may have a claim for workers’ compensation. However, there has to be an actual accident in order to receive the benefits. In this video, Raleigh workers’ comp lawyer Gene Riddle explains what...
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What is the Workers Compensation Process in North Carolina?

March 27, 2017   |  
The workers compensation process in North Carolina is not always easy or straightforward. In this video, workers’ comp lawyer Gene Riddle explains the process of filing a claim. When you call our office after an on-the-job accident, our lawyers can review your situation and let you know the right steps...
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Can Undocumented Immigrants File a Workers Comp Claim?

Undocumented immigrants file a workers comp claim like any other employee. Our firm has handled work and construction accident cases involving injured, undocumented workers. It does not matter if workers are undocumented, although they may be understandably nervous. Injured workers can receive compensation regardless of their immigration status. In this...
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Can You Get Workers Comp for Carpal Tunnel?

March 27, 2017   |  
Workers comp for carpal tunnel can be given in serious cases. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an occupational disease that affects people who use their hands rapidly all day. Typing is a good example. Carpal tunnel is a painful condition, and many people with the condition end up requiring surgery. However,...
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Are There North Carolina Workers’ Comp Lawyers Who are Specialists?

March 23, 2017   |  
Why not speak to workers comp lawyers who are specialists for your claim? Not all attorneys who practice workers compensation law throughout North Carolina are also certified as specialists. In this video, workers comp lawyers Chris Brantley and Adam Smith introduce themselves and explain what it means to be a...
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Can I Afford a North Carolina Workers Comp Attorney Who is a Specialist?

March 23, 2017   |  
At our workers compensation law firm, we have two attorneys who are Board Certified Specialists. In this video, workers comp attorney who is a specialist Chris Brantley explains how he has been approved by the state to be a specialist in this type of law, and that it does not...
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What is a Third Party Claim in Workers’ Compensation?

March 7, 2017   |  
Injured workers may think they do not need an attorney to file a workers’ comp claim. While this is technically true, there is an important reason to speak to a lawyer after a work accident no matter what—there may be additional claims over and beyond workers’ comp insurance. This is...
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Do You Handle Construction Accidents for Injured Workers?

Our law firm has handled both workers’ compensation claims and personal injury lawsuits for construction workers hurt on the job. Depending on the situation, there may be what is called a “third party claim,” which is a personal injury claim against a responsible person or business that is not the...
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