Protecting the Rights of Injured Clients
Workers' Comp Appeals in North Carolina
Appealing a Worker’s Compensation Claim in North Carolina
When an individual suffers an injury at his or her job, it can make a substantial impact on his or her life in a physical, emotional, and economical fashion. When a person has his or her workers’ compensation benefits denied, he or she may not know what steps to take next.
At Hyland + Padilla, PLLC, we are committed to helping our clients obtain the benefits they deserve. With more than five decades of combined experience, our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina have a comprehensive understanding of North Carolina workers’ rights to help you navigate through the complexities of the legal system. Do not hesitate to let us protect your rights and best interests immediately.
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If forms are not filed properly, or if the employee does not follow the rules, they can suffer serious consequences that could have a negative impact on their case. Fortunately, our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina are ready to help.
The attorneys at Hyland + Padilla, PLLC are here to help you maximize your potential recovery*
What Happens When Your Compensation Claim Is Denied?
In North Carolina, a workers’ compensation claim can be denied for various reasons. In North Carolina, you have the right.
When the injured worker is the only witness to the event that resulted in the work accident, he or she would testify before the Industrial Commission – also known as the deputy commission – where the judge makes a decision on the claim. If the deputy commission finds that the injured person is not a credible source, then the worker’s benefits may not be awarded.
The other most common reason benefits are denied at the deputy commission is when the proposed claim lacks causation between the accident and injury. A health care physician must testify that the accident caused the injury that is preventing the injured employee from working.
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If a person receives an unfavorable decision from the industrial communes, he or she should consider seeking an appeal with the legal assistance of an experienced attorney. Let us fight for you while you make the best possible recovery from injury.
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