Workers’ Compensation

What are the rules for total temporary disability in NC?

Workers in North Carolina who suffer injuries on the job have the right to file for workers’ compensation. One of their options is total temporary disability. It’s important to understand the details of this workers’ comp benefit. What workers are covered by workers’ compensation? Employers of three or more employees must carry workers’ compensation insurance.  …

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Repetitive knee injuries can lead to workers\’ compensation claims

Most people experience hip or knee pain at some point in their lives due to the body\’s natural wear and tear. However, repetitive tasks can accelerate this process and actually be responsible for knee pain that younger workers in North Carolina experience when on the job. Overuse is a common reason for injuries that can …

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How Social Security Disability benefits may be impacted by workers\’ compensation

If you collect workers’ compensation in North Carolina, your Social Security disability benefits may be affected. When you receive both Social Security and workers’ compensation, you may experience a reduction in your Social Security benefits. The 80% rule If you currently receive both Social Security and workers’ compensation, the total income cannot exceed 80% of …

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