Workers Compensation Workplace Violence/Assualt At Work Claims
We have handled workers’ compensation claims for employees who have been assaulted in the workplace. It is important to understand the dangers of workplace violence and its impact on your workers’ compensation claim. While certain industries are more prone to worker harassment, violence can happen in any occupation. If you cannot return to your job because you have been assaulted, you can apply for workers’ compensation benefits under North Carolina law.
Workers’ Compensation Benefits
If you are assaulted at work and cannot return, you may be entitled to (1) Medical Care, including counseling and Vocational Rehabilitation, (2) a portion of your Lost Wages, and (3) Compensation for any Permanent Injury you suffered.
Hiring a North Carolina Workers’ Comp Lawyer
Ensuring you receive the medical treatment and counseling you need is part of the effort our office makes in presenting claims.
It is very important that a worker injured in a workplace accident get immediate help from an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to ensure that you are informed about all of your rights to benefits. At the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC, we are experienced and successful in representing employees harmed in workplace accidents and injuries resulting from an act of violence. Contact us for a free consultation.
This article regarding workplace violence and workers’ compensation claims is for informational purposes only and is not legal or medical advice. You may need to seek the advice of a workers’ compensation lawyer at the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC if you have been injured in an assault at work and need to file a workers’ compensation claim.