Representing Oneself in NC Workers’ Compensation cases

An injured worker is entitled to represent himself in court or in a workers’ comp claim in North Carolina.  Is it a good idea?  I don’t think so.  A workers’ compensation case can be quite complex, with complicated legal and medical...

Trap for the Unwary Employee: The “Recorded Statement” in NC Workers’ Compensation Cases

When an employee in North Carolina reports an on-the-job injury to his or her employer, the employer will usually report it to the insurance carrier for investigation.  At that point the insurance adjuster assigned to the claim will begin interviewing witnesses,...