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Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Benefits

Charlotte's Premier Workers' Comp Attorneys Serving Injured Workers Throughout Mecklenburg County

At The Olsinski Law Firm, our dedicated team of Charlotte workers' compensation attorneys specializes in navigating the complexities of Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) benefits. Understanding that securing these benefits can be challenging, we are committed to providing relentless advocacy and personalized support for those seeking various types of work injury benefits. Our mission is to ensure that our clients receive the full range of benefits they are entitled to so they can focus on their recovery without the burden of financial strain.

Armed with a deep understanding of workers' compensation laws and a steadfast dedication to justice, our attorneys at Olsinski Law stand ready to fight for your rights. Whether you are dealing with an overwhelming amount of paperwork, facing disputes from employers or insurance companies, or simply need guidance through filing a workers’ compensation claim, we are here to help. Contact a Charlotte disability compensation attorney on our team at 704-405-2580 for a consultation.

What are Temporary Partial Disability Benefits?

Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Benefits play an important role in the North Carolina workers' compensation system, offering financial support to employees who, due to a workplace injury, can return to work but at a reduced capacity and wage. These benefits are designed to bridge the gap between your pre-injury earnings and what you can earn while recovering, ensuring that you do not face the financial hardship of a workplace accident.

Under North Carolina law, TPD benefits include the following:

Compensation for lost wages: Employees receive a portion of the difference between their pre-injury and current earnings.

Flexibility in employment: Workers can accept lighter, less demanding duties or part-time work as they recover.

Time-bound benefits: TPD benefits continue until employees can return to their full duties or reach maximum medical improvement.

The Charlotte work injury attorneys at Olsinski Law know the best ways to obtain TPD benefits for our clients. We understand the importance of these benefits for you and your family in the aftermath of an on-the-job accident. Our experienced attorneys are here to make sure you receive the full support and compensation you are legally entitled to.

What Is the Process for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Charlotte?

Filing a workers' compensation claim for TPD Benefits is essential for securing the financial support needed during recovery if you can only work in a limited capacity. Below are the steps to take to preserve your ability to pursue benefits after suffering a workplace injury.

Report the Injury

Immediately inform your employer about the injury. North Carolina law requires that this notification be made in writing within 30 days of the incident.

Seek Medical Treatment

Obtain medical care promptly. Your healthcare provider's report will serve as critical evidence for your claim.

File a Claim

Complete and submit Form 18 to the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC). This form notifies the NCIC and your employer's insurance company of your injury and intent to seek workers' compensation.

Employer’s Response

Your employer can file Form 19, reporting your injury to the NCIC. Their insurance company will then investigate the claim to determine eligibility.

Medical Evaluation

Undergo a medical evaluation to establish the extent of your injuries and your work capacity, which is crucial for TPD benefits.

Claim Adjustment

An adjuster will review your claim, which may include negotiations for a settlement. You will receive TPD benefits based on your reduced earning ability if your claim is approved.

Throughout this process, you should work with a knowledgeable workers' compensation attorney who can guide you through each step and ensure all documentation is accurately completed and submitted on time. An attorney can also advocate on your behalf if your claim is disputed or denied, including representing you in hearings before the NCIC.

Have You Suffered a Workplace Injury and Want to Learn More About Workers’ Comp Benefits?

If you were recently hurt in a workplace accident or developed an occupational disease or disorder, pursuing a claim for TPD benefits may connect you with much-needed compensation while you recover. At the Olsinski Law Firm, PLLC, our dedicated team of Charlotte workers’ comp lawyers is dedicated to advocating on behalf of injured workers. We have more than two decades of experience securing meaningful benefits on behalf of our hardworking clients and look forward to learning how we can help in your case. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation today, call 704-405-2850, or connect with us through our secure online contact form.

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