Medical Care

Apr 16, 2018

How long will the insurance company continue to pay for my medical treatment for my North Carolina workers’ compensation injury?

By |April 16th, 2018|Medical Care, Uncategorized, workers' comp, Workers' Comp Q & A|Comments Off on How long will the insurance company continue to pay for my medical treatment for my North Carolina workers’ compensation injury?

Today's post comes from Kristina Thompson at the Jernigan Law Firm. How long will the insurance company continue to pay for my medical treatment for my North Carolina workers’ compensation injury? Did you know that in North Carolina injured workers can apply for lifetime medical treatment for an accepted workplace injury? However, there’s one BIG caveat [...]

Dec 08, 2014

Can Doctors Dump Their Patients?

By |December 8th, 2014|Medical Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recently we have noticed a disturbing trend in workers'’ compensation claims of injured workers' being summarily dismissed by a treating doctor while still in obvious need of treatment for their injury. One doctor declined to continue seeing an injured worker after he had referred the worker out for needed surgery, even though the insurance company [...]