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Dealing with Workplace Injuries

Guidance from Our Charlotte Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

After you suffer a work-related injury, the way you respond and handle what comes next can make or break your workers’ compensation claim. To make certain you are taking the right steps after a workplace accident or injury, call (704) 350-2630 to connect with Price, Petho & Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. We have 100+ years of combined legal experience you can depend on, giving you the peace of mind you deserve for the road ahead.

Start your workers’ comp case confidently by contacting our firm now.

What You Should Do After a Workplace Injury or Accident

  1. Seek medical attention as needed: First and foremost, you need to do what you can to preserve your health and wellbeing. If you suffer a serious injury while completing a work-related duty, please seek medical attention for appropriate treatment. If or when paramedics arrive, you should accept their help, even if you think you are fine. Refusing medical treatment only to suffer a worsened injury later could reduce your chances of receiving adequate workers’ compensation benefits.
  2. Notify your employer: You should not keep your workplace accident from your employer, boss, or supervisor. Liability is not a direct factor in workers’ compensation claims, so you should still be able to get benefits even when you know your own mistake caused your injury. There are also employment laws in place to prevent employer retaliation against you for causing or being involved in a workplace accident. On the other hand, not telling your employer as soon as possible can raise suspicions about the authenticity of your accident report, potentially causing frustrating complications or delays in your claim. North Carolina law also requires you to tell your employer no later than 30 days after your accident.
  3. Ask coworkers for testimonies: The people working around you may have had the best view of what happened and why. Do not forget to ask them for testimonies about your accident, as they could be instrumental in case an insurance company tries to deny your claim.
  4. Call an attorney: You should get a North Carolina workers’ compensation attorney from our law firm on your side as soon as you have an opportunity to dial (704) 350-2630. The sooner we are helping you with your claim, the more likely it will be that we secure your needed medical benefits. If you are out of work for more than seven days due to your injury, you will be able to rely on us for help securing temporary and/or permanent disability benefits as well.
  5. Keep up with medical care: Do not forget to stay on top of your prescribed medical care. Failing to go to checkups, take medicines, or undergo procedures as per your doctor’s instructions could worsen your injury, and it will give the insurance company some room to try to deny medical benefits.

Guidance, Answers & Representation All from One Law Firm

Take care of your workers’ compensation claim with the steadfast and honest advocacy of our Charlotte workers’ comp attorneys. We are ready to assist people from all industries and careers, from nurses and office workers to firefighters and construction crews.

Beginning your case is simple — just call (704) 350-2630 at your first opportunity and ask for a free initial consultation with our team.

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