Permanent Partial Impairment Settlements in North Carolina

Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 2:00 pm    

Workers who return to work at the same job or another job often make the mistake of thinking they cannot get other benefits. This is not true for some North Carolina workers. If a worker has a permanent partial disability or a disfigurement of a covered body part, they may be entitled to additional compensation on top of the lost wage money they got while they could not work.

There are many issues a skilled North Carolina workers’ compensation lawyer will review before agreeing to a settlement or termination of benefits. Injured workers who return to work but with some complication should ask their lawyer these following questions:

  • What is an impairment rating?
  • What compensation can I get if I was disfigured or lost an important organ?
  • What is a “Ratings only” case and how do ratings and impairment relate?
  • What is an example of a worst-case scenario in permanent partial impairment cases? Worst-case scenario means an example of an injured worker who really leaves a lot of good money on the table.
  • How can I avoid leaving money on the table?

Settlements of Partial Disability Claimants Require Knowledgeable North Carolina Lawyers

Employees who have a partial permanent impairment or disability or a disfigurement may be entitled to additional benefits even if they return to work. To find out how long and how much the benefits are, injured workers should seek a skilled North Carolina worker’s compensation lawyer. Attorney Joe Miller has helped thousands of injured workers. He can work to get the best settlement possible. Please call lawyer Joe Miller today at 888-694-1671 or complete his online appointment form.