Charlotte and Richmond Lawyers who will fight to get your fair compensation
When you get hurt on the job, workers’ compensation should cover your medical care and wage loss so you can focus on healing. Unfortunately, this simple idea has become very complicated under the current workers’ compensation system, and many workers find they need an attorney to help them navigate the system.
At Hunter & Everage, we help injured workers in North Carolina and Virginia get their fair workers’ compensation. Our experienced lawyers have worked with employers and their insurance providers for our 35 years. You can talk to one of our knowledgeable attorneys in a free consultation at either our Charlotte, North Carolina, or Richmond, Virginia, offices.
Understanding the workers’ compensation system
Workers’ compensation was established around the turn of the century, and its purpose was to have employers share in the risk of worker injuries. Workers’ compensation does not require a showing of fault on the part of the employer, and the idea is that the employer is profiting off the labor of the worker and should, therefore, assume some of the costs of an employee becoming injured. There have been many changes to the workers’ compensation system since its inception, but the fundamental tenets of workers’ compensation law remain the same.
Our lawyers will be there to help you if your employer attempts to shirk their duty to you after an accident. We will thoroughly prepare your case and hold everyone accountable for the compensation that they owe you.
Helping you obtain benefits
In addition to medical treatment, workers’ compensation covers lost wages as well as permanent and temporary disability benefits. The amount of compensation a worker receives is dependent on the nature of the injury or their disability. We will determine what benefits are available and create a legal strategy that allows you to maximize your potential compensation.
Talk to a workers’ compensation attorney in a free consultation
At Hunter & Everage, we can review your workers’ compensation case in a free consultation. You can schedule your free consultation by calling our Charlotte office at 704-251-2945 or our Richmond office at 804-297-0838. You can also send us your workers’ compensation questions in an email.