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.
When Hurricane Florence hit Eastern North Carolina in September 2018, it caused unprecedented flooding and tornadoes, leading to massive destruction to businesses, homes, and cities. North Carolinians pulled together, and continue to pull together, to repair damage and help each other recover from the disaster. However, the clean-up work was dangerous and risky, and many … Continue reading Workers’ Comp for Workers Hurt During Hurricane Clean-Up
When you’ve suffered an on-the-job injury, you may be able to secure workers compensation benefits through your employer. However, obtaining these benefits can be far more difficult than you might have thought. Working with a highly trained attorney is the best way to ensure that your claim is approved as easily as possible. As part … Continue reading What Is “Maximum Medical Improvement” in NC Workers Comp?
When a workers’ compensation injury occurs in North Carolina, the insurer either accepts or denies the claim. When the claim is accepted, the injured worker gets medical treatment for that body part, plus disability benefits if appropriate. But in the real world, accidents often cause workers to injure many different body parts, not just one. … Continue reading The Tale of Multiple Body Parts
North Carolina employees who get injured at work are entitled to benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Usually, a workers’ compensation insurer, not the employer, pays the workers’ compensation benefits. But is your boss insured? Here’s what Ricci Law Firm wants you to know: If you get injured, will workers’ comp insurance cover you? Nobody … Continue reading Does Your Employer Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Real life is messy. Not every accident occurs while you are doing your regular job, in the regular manner, at the regular time, and at the regular place. Many injured workers think that their injury is not covered under workers’ compensation, just because of some oddity. The attorneys at Ricci Law Firm want to bust … Continue reading Getting Hurt Off-Duty