Pain and suffering often comes up in personal injury cases. From a legal perspective, it refers to the physical and mental pain an individual experiences after an injury that attorneys attempt to quantify. When one North Carolina motorist suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident, she attempted to gain compensation for pain and suffering in addition to other expenses.
Employees in numerous industries sustain injuries on the job site every year. In North Carolina, workers are eligible to file for workers' compensation, which can provide medical benefits and compensation for both temporary and permanent disability.
You know that workers’ compensation is meant to pay for your medical expenses and recovery time if you suffer an injury on the job. However, a friend recently told you a horror story that has you worried about what might happen if you file a workers’ compensation claim. You and other North Carolina residents should understand your rights regarding workers’ compensation retaliation and discrimination.