A job-related injury can impact your life in more ways than one. Not only will you be suffering with the physical side effects of your condition, but you could face permanent disability and be unable to pay your living expenses or cover your medical bills if you don’t get approved for workers compensation benefits. There … Continue reading Who Will Choose My Doctor under North Carolina Workers Comp?
When firefighters break bones, suffer burns, or fall off ladders, they file workers’ compensation claims, right? It’s almost automatic. Firefighters know that is just what you do, if you want your medical bills paid and your time out of work covered. But when firefighters get diagnosed with cancer, something odd happens; usually, they file no … Continue reading Cancer Benefits for North Carolina Firefighters
When ice, snow, sleet, and hail hit North Carolina, they hit hard. Just last month, conditions were so perilous that the North Carolina Governor issued a press release reminding North Carolinians of the many dangers of winter weather and urging them to stay home. Such information is helpful for the general public, but weather conditions … Continue reading Winter and Workers’ Compensation
If you or a loved one has witnessed or been the victim of a robbery, assault, or attack at work, you understand its high emotional impact. For many, watching a crime occur in real time seems more like a nightmare than a reality. Workers who witness violence or robberies may experience a flight-or-fight response, including … Continue reading Witness a Robbery? Getting Workers’ Compensation for Stress
Hospitals are one of the most dangerous places to work. Hospital workers, including nurses and nursing assistants, develop illnesses and suffer injuries at nearly twice the rate as workers in the private industry, according to OSHA. North Carolina offers top-notch medical care for thousands of patients at facilities like Duke University Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist … Continue reading Nurses Injured at Work
This Ricci Law Firm post is the third in a series to address the high number of North Carolina heroes diagnosed every year with PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder. Of course, heroes experience physical harm, but they also experience mental harm…sometimes debilitating. The attorneys at Ricci Law Firm help heroes get the benefits they deserve … Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Heroes: Teachers
Sadly, only one month into 2019, a North Carolina construction worker has already been killed in a tragic construction accident. Was the accident avoidable? Maybe, maybe not. Either way, the families of the victims may be legally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for their loss. Ricci Law Firm represents victims of construction work accidents, which … Continue reading Construction Work Accidents
This Ricci Law Firm post is the second in a series to address the high number of North Carolina heroes diagnosed every year with PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder. Of course, heroes experience physical harm, but they also experience mental harm…sometimes debilitating. Enter the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. First Responders at Risk Today’s post … Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Heroes: First Responders
This Ricci Law Firm post is the first in a series to address the high numbers of North Carolina heroes diagnosed every year with PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is a disorder that some people develop after experiencing a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Due to the very nature of their important work, the … Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Heroes: Law Enforcement
Injured North Carolina employees who miss work due to disability are entitled to weekly disability checks. Timely delivery of these weekly checks is essential for both the injured workers and their families. Have your checks been arriving on time, and every week? If not, give Ricci Law Firm a call. Here’s what you need to … Continue reading Late Checks? Call Us.