Bobby L. Bollinger Jr.’s Guides

Bobby L. Bollinger Jr.

Charlotte Workers' Compensation Lawyer.

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  1. Don't Kill Your Case with Social Media Posts!

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, 9 months ago.

    Insurance companies and defense lawyers will examine all of your online activity--Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and anything else you are doing. Don't post things that can be used against y

  2. North Carolina Workers' Compensation - Calculating Average Weekly Wage and Compensation Rate

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, over 1 year ago.

    In North Carolina workers' compensation cases, the correct calculation of the "average weekly wage" or "AWW" and the corresponding "compensation rate" or "CR"is often a disputed issue. Over the years I have found that insurance adjusters in accepted claims sometimes do not calcul...

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  3. Is the PPD Rating Money a Fair Settlement in NC Workers' Comp?

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, almost 2 years ago.

    I get calls frequently from unrepresented injured workers who have been "rated and released" by their treating physicians. The term "rated and released" means that the worker has reached "MMI" (maximum medical improvement) and the doctor has provided a "permanent partial disabili...

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  4. Saving Medical Costs by Eliminating Diagnostic and Treatment Options For Back Pain

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, almost 2 years ago.

    Here is a link to a column by Karen Garloch of the Charlotte Observer. Ms. Garloch discusses how to reduce medical are expenses, especially for back pain complaints. This is of interest to the workers' compensation community because so many on-the-job injuries involve the spine. ...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. North Carolina Workers' Compensation -- A Guide for Injured Workers -- The "Recorded Statement"

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, about 2 years ago.

    When an injured worker files a workers' compensation claim in North Carolina, one of the first critical events that will happen is a phone call from the insurance adjuster requesting a "recorded statement." The adjusters are always nice about it, but the process of giving an adj...

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  6. North Carolina Workers' Compensation - A Guide for Injured Workers- Time Limits for Filing the Claim

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, about 2 years ago.

    If you are injured at work in North Carolina, or while working anywhere in the country for a North Carolina employer, then you need to take prompt action to report your injury to your employer. You should first give your employer verbal notice of your accident and your injury. I...

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  7. How much are attorney's fees in North Carolina Workers' Compensation cases?

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, about 2 years ago.

    Attorney's fees in NC workers' compensation cases paid by injured workers are regulated by state law. Attorney's fees in NC workers' comp cases must be approved by the NC Industrial Commission. A lawyer cannot accept a fee from an injured worker for handling theworkers' comp ca...

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  8. I had two jobs when I got hurt and lost one--how is my compensation calculated in North Carolina?

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, about 2 years ago.

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals addressed this issue in a case decided on August 7, 2012. In Tunell v.Resource Manufacturing/Prologistix, COA 12-103, the Court reversed the Industrial Commission's decision (IC#W77904) with regard to the calculation of the employee's post-inj...

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  9. North Carolina's Amendment One Guts Domestic Violence Laws

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, over 2 years ago.

    On Primary Day, May 8,North Carolinavoters will decide whether to amend the NC Constitution for the first time in many years.On the ballot is Amendment One, an amendment sought by conservative politicians in an effort to prevent forever our General Assembly and ourappellate court...

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  10. Fume and Inhalation Injuries in North Carolina Workers' Compensation

    Written by attorney Bobby Bollinger, over 2 years ago.

    Some workers are exposed to noxious fumes and dust in the workplace. These workers include people employed in auto body shops, auto racing shops, the airline industry, and in many types of manufacturing and maintenance. If you have been exposed to noxious fumes or dust at work, t...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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