Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that employers in North Carolina are required to carry to compensate their employees for job-related injuries. Any injury or illness that is employment-related typically falls within the coverage afforded under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. At The Moore Law Office, PLLC in Asheville, we represent individuals in workers’ compensation claims resulting from accidents arising out of and in the course of employment.
If you have been injured in a construction accident, factory, machinery or other work accident, we can help. Contact our work comp law firm today to arrange a consultation and case evaluation with a knowledgeable and attentive workers’ compensation lawyer.
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Examples of work-related injuries covered under the workers’ compensation law include:
- Asthma or other work-related pulmonary conditions
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive trauma injuries
- Chemical burns
- Disfigurement and scarring
- Eye injuries
- Hearing loss
- Traumatic brain injury
- Neck, back, and knee injuries
- Lower back injury
- Occupational diseases such as asbestosis and dermatitis
- Work-induced heart attacks or strokes
- Work-related emotional and psychiatric issues
You may be entitled to recover damages associated with your work injury to help you move forward in your recovery. According to the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, recoverable damages for job-related accidents include medical bills, vocational rehabilitative training, temporary total disability for lost wages, temporary partial disability, total and permanent disability and death benefits for the family members of fatal accident victims.
Experienced and proven workers’ compensation representation
With 50 years’ combined legal practice, our Asheville attorneys have extensive experience handling these cases. We will listen to your needs and concerns, provide you with a clear explanation of the law as it applies to your case and advocate for your fair and just recovery of damages.
To learn more about the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act or to discuss your workers’ compensation claim in a consultation with an attentive, knowledgeable lawyer, please contact The Moore Law Office, PLLC today. We handle these cases on a contingency basis, which means we do not charge attorney’s fees unless we win compensation for you. All attorneys’ fees in workers’ compensation cases must be approved by the North Carolina Industrial Commission.
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Our law firm provides personal care and individualized attention in every case. We will handle your legal problem according to your needs and interests. We will never make decisions about your case without consulting you. From negotiations and mediation services to litigation and appeals, we can represent your interests at every stage of the legal process.
To arrange a confidential consultation with a lawyer you can trust, please contact our North Carolina firm. We offer competitive fees in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and SSD cases, with all injury cases handled on a contingency basis.