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  • My workers comp is mess up what can i do

    I have a works comp claim that is accepted by my employer 2 years ago,2 months later after my accident the physician told me that I need a back surgery,the same day the attorney defendant file a form 24 to stop my checks I think someone of the Dr ...

    Kevin’s Answer

    You need a free consultation with a board certified workers' comp lawyer.

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  • Reached mmi dr declared my lower back at max 10%

    Had a spinal fusion l4-l5 last feb.whats a reasonable settlement dr said i would need spinal injections and pain managment. dr gave me the max in nc for lower back 10%

    Kevin’s Answer

    Lots more information needed here including your current work situation, age, wages, and future medical treatment. The rating really means very little. Talk to a board certified workers comp specialist. My office is in Cary and I would be glad to provide a free consultation.

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  • Do I need workman comp lawyer ? What r my Rights ?

    Had knee replacement total - after 2 yrs found out it was not right and they had to do it again ! Completely - after a year I started experiencing extreme pain - doctor does not know what wrong and now they want to settle my case - said I had a ri...

    Kevin’s Answer

    You should not settle. You should get a no cost consultation with a board certified workers comp lawyer near you. I would be glad to talk to you.

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  • Does my employer have the right to go into the exam room with me for a workmans comp claim office visit or follow up appointment

    I live in the state of north Carolina and am employed by state government and my supervisor has told me that it is their policy to have a representative of the department I work for in the exam room with me during exams and or to have all treatmen...

    Kevin’s Answer

    No. They do not have the right to be in the exam room with you. Call Bobby Bollinger in Charlotte to set them straight.

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  • Can a workers comp claim be made for a repetitive motion injury that has built up over the years?

    My husband has been doing the same physical job for more than 20 years. His shoulder is bothering him and he has been referred to an Otho. He doesn't do anything else that physically uses his arm except his work - no weight lifting, racquetball, e...

    Kevin’s Answer

    He will have to prove his employment placed him at increased risk compared to the general public for developing the condition, and that his employment in fact substantially contributed to him developing the condition. The fact he has already seen his physician doesnt matter. What he told that physician may matter a lot.

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  • This is a workers comp question. My husband injured his hand back in 2009. Employer accepted and paid for the treatment.

    He treated for 8 months (tendonitis) and was released with a permanent partial impairment rating. We just requested copies of his medical records for that treatment because he is still having issues. When we got the notes, we found he had a rati...

    Kevin’s Answer

    How long ago was his treatment and how is his back now and is he back at work?

    It may be for the best that no rating was paid. Likely his claim is still open and he remains eligible for medical and wage replacement benefits.

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  • I reside in NC, I work for a company out of NY, I was injured on a jobsite in NC.

    From which state should I contact a lawyer to discuss my workmans comp case. I was originally injured in 8/12 and now have to have surgery due to the job site accident.

    Kevin’s Answer

    Talk to a Board Certified NC Workers' Comp expert. And I wouldn't dely at this point.

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  • How much compensation?

    I am receiving workers comp payments weekly for lost time. I am only getting 1/3 of what I was making. How do I know if this is enough? I have tried multiple times to contact my agent with no success.

    Kevin’s Answer

    I have attached a link to my blog with information about how to calculate average weekly wage in a NC workers' comp case. Call if I can help.

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  • What lawyer should I hire?

    I had an injury at my job, I was walking and my leg twisted and I was injured in my knee. I went to the emergency and I was told that I needed to see an orthopedic within 2 days, however, when I called my job insurance company, they told me I shou...

    Kevin’s Answer

    There are a number of very good board certified workers' compensation specialists in your area who would be glad to meet with you.

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  • I hurt finger at work Doctor gave me 25% disability for that finger workmen comp is ready to pay up what amount would you say?

    I can not write as well as I did and am Left handed it severed nerves had to have surgery to reattach some nerves my finger index want open all the way anymore, and I lost feeling in it.

    Kevin’s Answer

    Be careful, especially if you are not back at work making the same or greater wages in a job you can sustain.

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