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

Posted over 4 years ago.


How to Choose a Workers' Compensation Lawyer for your Case in North Carolina
This Guide gives an injured worker tips on how to research the qualifications and experience of a lawyer, so that the worker can choose the best possible lawyer to help with his or her workers' compen more...

Posted 4 months ago.


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

Posted over 3 years ago.


Seven Things Everyone Should Know About Workers' Compensation Cases in North Carolina
Here are seven important things that everyone in North Carolina should know about workers' compensation law, procedure and benefits. This was written by Bobby L. Bollinger, Jr., a lawyer who is certified as a Specialist in North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law. more...

Posted about 5 years ago.


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

Posted over 4 years ago.