A work-related physical injury is often the cause for filing a workers’ compensation claim. However, there are also conditions such as asthma or hearing loss that qualify.
Suffering an on-the-job injury in North Carolina can lead to expensive medical bills and lost wages from having to take time off work. Whether you know who caused your injuries or not, you could recover financially through the state's workers' compensation system.
If you are thinking about filing for a claim for Social Security Disability in North Carolina due to an accident that has left you with a disabling condition, you may want to take some time to learn about the filing process. There are a variety of factors the Social Security Administration uses to validate eligibility, process claims and provide SSDI benefits. The approval process is also not as straightforward and short as you may think.