If you were injured on the job, and doctors have told you that it is a permanent injury, do not count on your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer to voluntarily offer the full amount of workers’ compensation benefits to which you are legally entitled. You are strongly urged to contact Bob Bollinger, a knowledgeable Charlotte, North Carolina, workers’ compensation lawyer. Bob can help ensure your interests are protected in your permanent injury claim.
At The Bollinger Law Firm, advocating for injured and disabled workers is what we do. We are well-acquainted with the various routes, channels and methods available to compensate permanently injured employees who were injured on the job.
When claiming your rightful workers’ compensation benefits after you have been hurt at work, remember this: It is in the best interests of workers’ compensation insurers to offer the bottom dollar. There are critical choices to be made in selecting the most lucrative workers’ compensation settlement after you have suffered a permanent injury on the job.
In some circumstances, you get to choose the settlement option that pays you the most, and the difference can be measured in the tens of thousands of dollars. Having an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer on your side will help ensure that you are fully aware of all your legal options before you settle a workers’ comp permanent disability claim.
In the November 2010 election, the Republicans took over power in the North Carolina General Assembly for the first time in over a century. One of the first bills they filed was House Bill 709. After some compromises, became law as of June 24, 2011. As of that date, the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law changed in many ways.
If you are unable to work as you did before as a result of your workplace injury, talk to us. We know how to evaluate your loss of earning capacity resulting from your injury and how to pursue the full workers’ compensation benefits to which you are entitled. Bob Bollinger has obtained large settlements for clients in the past who were unable to return to their previous work because of their injuries.
Contact our law firm to arrange a free strategy session with a seasoned attorney. Reach us by phone at 704-377-7677 or toll free at 866-326-3090. If you also have a Social Security Disability claim, we are ideally situated to help you make that claim as well.
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