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May 19, 2017 by Brown Moore Law
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If you were injured in a work-related accident, eligibility for medical expense coverage is not the only benefit to which you may be entitled. Vocational retraining is also an option if you are unable to return to work or you do return to work but make less than 75 percent of the wages you earned before the accident. Obtain experienced legal help to obtain the full level of benefits you are entitled to receive.
For more than 50 combined years, the law firm of Brown, Moore & Associates, PLLC has delivered experienced advocacy and legal counsel to injured workers with permanent partial disabilities and temporary total disabilities. We understand the anxiety you may have faced if your medical condition has threatened your ability to continue your line of work. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free initial consultation at our law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. We will take every measure possible to help you get back on your feet.
According to North Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws, injured workers are entitled to vocational rehabilitation benefits if their work-related injuries have limited their ability to rejoin the workforce. Vocational training is also available to injured workers forced to return to employment in a different job with wages which are less than 75 percent of their pre-injury wage.
The law in North Carolina allows injured workers to take advantage of different kinds of vocational rehabilitation, depending upon their needs. Injured workers can meet with a vocational counselor to hear about potential leads and prepare for job interviews. Our law firm’s Charlotte workers’ compensation lawyers are available to help ensure the time spent with a vocational counselor is helpful.
Additionally, we can also help injured workers receive job retraining or educational opportunities by demonstrating these outlets are likely to increase our clients’ earning potential. In appropriate circumstances, the workers’ compensation insurer can be made to pay for job re-training or education through the North Carolina community college or university systems. When you select our law firm, we will take every measure possible to ensure you obtain the benefits you deserve.
Our top priority is to help you get back on your feet. We will take every measure possible to ensure you have access to the vocational benefits available through North Carolina’s vocational rehabilitation program. Contact our law firm today to meet with a highly skilled workers’ compensation attorney.