Injuries That Can Put You Out of Work
Workers' Compensation Attorney in North Carolina
An injury that occurs at work does not necessarily have to be the result of an accident to be covered by workers' compensation laws in North Carolina. If you injure your neck or back doing your regular job in the usual way, your injury may still be covered by workers compensation.Workers' compensation.
At Ken Wayne & Associates, we are the right lawyers for your case and can stand up to insurance companies, employers and nurse case managers who are determined to minimize the amount of benefits paid out to you.
To learn about adding our talents to your legal team, contact our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a free consultation.
Benefits For Your Neck or Back Injury
Whether you slipped and fell on scaffolding or hurt your back while picking up a box of files, you should speak to an experienced attorney to learn more about the workers' compensation process. You don't have to have an accident to collect workers compensation benefits for your neck or back injury. If a worker can identify when they felt pain and what they were doing at the time, they may establish a valid claim. Often insurance companies deny a neck or back claim on the basis that it was not an injury by accident, that it was pre-existing or a degenerative condition. If this happens, you will need legal help.
Some of the common types of neck and back injuries that can lead to a workers' compensation claim include:
- Herniated or bulging disks
- Ruptured disks
- Muscle strain
- Strained ligaments
- Aggravation of pre-existing conditions
- Degenerative Disk Disease
- Spinal fractures
Whether Your Employer Admits or Denies Your Claim, You Need Help
There are time limitations controlling when you must notify your employer about your injuries. While missing a deadline may not prevent you from recovering benefits, it may make it a lot more challenging.
Contact us now for a free consultation about your workers' compensation case.
Don't delay. Hire one of us at Ken Wayne & Associates to be a part of your winning legal team.