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Can a Manager File For Workers Compensation?

Managers and Supervisors Get Hurt on the Job Too! In many companies, managers and supervisors have their compensation and bonus structure tied to the amount of accidents that occur on the job on their watch.  So naturally, these managers and supervisors will often discourage their charges from making workers’ compensation claims.  At the very least, they will try to avoid being the…

If You Get Hurt On The Job Do You Need An Attorney?

Perception is Reality How an employee is perceived by management, and the company in general, sometimes plays a role in how the employee will be treated in his or her workers’ compensation case. Right or wrong, the perception of the injured worker, and the level of dedication, or lack thereof, they bring to the job can affect whether the case…

Can I File Workers’ Compensation If I Was Fired?

They Fired Me!  Can I Still File Workers’ Compensation? One of the most common misconceptions is that if your employer fires you from your job this either stops workers’ compensation if it has been started, or prevents you from getting any workers’ compensation benefits at all.  Even if you are terminated, your employer may still be responsible for paying your medicals bills,…

Do I Need An Attorney To File Workers Compensation?

Charlotte Workers' Compensation Attorneys Tippens & Zurosky Are Here to Help. We often get calls from people that have been injured on the job that are proceeding pro se, which means without an attorney representing them.  Workers’ compensation law is incredibly detailed and whether a case is denied, or accepted as compensable by an insurance company, or self-insured employer, often turns…