NC Worker’s Compensation Lawyer

Have you been injured on the job? If the answer to this question is “yes”, then you may be entitled to receive benefits under North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law. The Bishop Law firm represents Worker’s Compensation clients in Raleigh, Cary, Durham and surrounding areas in North Carolina.

Call us for a free case review at (919) 615-3095.

Silicosis, Engineered Stone, and NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses Silicosis, Engineered Stone, and NC Workers’ Compensation. If you or someone you care for has been diagnosed with Silicosis in NC after working with engineered stone, read on. Silicosis and engineered stone have an increasing connection to each other. A recent NPR article into the dangers of silicosis and engineered stone points [...]

Occupational Disease and NC Workers’ Compensation

This blog post addresses occupational disease and North Carolina Workers’ Compensation. Occupational diseases can be caused by exposure to chemicals, lead poisoning, exposure to asbestos, and can even include physical injuries that come from repetitive work, like carpal tunnel syndrome. In some very narrow situations, certain mental illnesses can also be considered an occupational disease. [...]

Death Benefits in NC Workers’ Compensation

Today, we follow up on our last post, North Carolina’s Most Dangerous Jobs, with a more somber subject: Death Benefits in NC Workers’ Compensation. The death of a loved one is always a painful matter but this pain can be devastating when your loved one was taken from you while simply trying to make a [...]

ACL Tears & Physical Therapy under NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses ACL tears and physical therapy under NC Worker's Compensation. ACL tears are a frequent injury in NC workers’ compensation cases and often require extensive physical therapy treatment. In 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers hurt their knees 76,130 times. ACL stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament and serves to stabilize [...]

When To Hire A NC Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Have you or someone you know been hurt at work?  You may be wondering if, and when, you should hire a NC Workers’ Compensation Attorney. Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina is defined by state law and you are only entitled to the benefits the law allows. The decision to hire a NC Workers’ Compensation attorney [...]

Disability Ratings in NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses Disability Ratings in NC Workers’ Compensation cases. A rating is an integral part of any settlement discussion in workers’ compensation but what is it, who makes this rating and when does it happen? What are Disability Ratings in NC Workers’ Compensation? Your disability rating is a percentage loss in functionality of the [...]

Back Injuries and NC Workers’ Compensation

This post discusses Back injuries and NC Workers’ Compensation. Unfortunately for workers, back injuries are the third most frequent part of the body injured at work. In 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers hurt their backs 148,780 times. This equates to 407 workers injuring their back every day in the United States. [...]

Five Tips on How to Prepare For Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing

This post discusses five tips on how to prepare for your workers’ compensation hearing. Hearings are a key part of a denied NC workers’ compensation case. The Bishop Law Firm represents workers' compensation clients in Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas. Call us today for a free case evaluation, (919) 615-3095. The point of a workers’ [...]

NC Workers’ Compensation Hearings

NC Workers’ Compensation Hearings are needed when a dispute arises between an employer and employee. If you have been denied for workers compensation by your employer or if your employer is refusing to pay for needed medical treatment, read on. All claims for workers’ compensation benefits in the state are supervised by the North Carolina [...]