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Workers' Compensation

The Resolve to Protect You

The attorneys at Lewis & Roberts have been successfully resolving workers’ compensation claims – quickly, professionally and wisely – across North Carolina since the 1970s. That means thoroughly investigating claims and quickly evaluating the merits of your case. It means aggressively pursuing a resolution that minimizes your risk and achieves your goals. And, when necessary, it means protecting you in court.

North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Practice

Our attorneys have successfully litigated workers’ compensation cases before the NC Industrial Commission, NC Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of North Carolina. At every step along the way, Lewis & Roberts will put our experience to work for you. We’ll handle your case with the urgency and attention it demands – and treat you with the courtesy and respect you deserve. At Lewis & Roberts, there’s nothing more important than protecting your interests. 

Experienced Practice Areas

At Lewis & Roberts, you’ll find a team of workers’ compensation attorneys with years of experience in all areas of workers’ compensation law, including:

  • All types of workplace injuries and accidents
  • Occupational Exposure and Disease, including Lung Disease, Asbestosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Termination or Suspension of Benefits
  • Self-Insured and Non-Insured (Uninsured) Employers 
  • Subrogation Lien Recovery
  • Construction: Contractor and Subcontractor Liability 
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes 
  • Tractor Trailer Drivers and Other Independent Contractors
  • Employee Fraud and Misrepresentation
  • OSHA and Other Safety Violations
  • Intoxication and Impairment Defenses
  • Medicare, Medicaid and Other Lien Issues

Workers' Comp Attorneys in Raleigh, NC & Beyond

Lewis & Roberts attorneys are consistently recognized by their peers and multiple publications as being leaders in their field of practice. Many of our workers’ compensation attorneys have received the highest rating (AV) from Martindale Hubbell and are frequently included on rankings of Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Our workers' compensation attorneys in Raleigh bring a wealth of relevant experience, including: 

  • Current Chair, NC Workers' Compensation Section Counsel
  • Former NC Industrial Commission Deputy Commissioner
  • Former Chairs, NC Workers’ Compensation Section Counsel
  • Former Chairs, Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, NC Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Member, Executive Committee, NC Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section Counsel
  • Board Members, NC Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section Counsel
  • Board Member, NC Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating

When you need a knowledgeable NC workers' compensation attorney to defend your rights, contact our trusted team.

Need thorough, experienced representation to defend your rights? 

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Notable Cases

March 1, 2016

Handling Complex Litigation

When an employee at a North Carolina phosphate production facility developed mesothelioma after long-term exposure to asbestos, there was a debate over which insurance carrier was responsible for the risk at the time of...Read more
March 1, 2016

Managing the Unexpected

In an accepted workers’ compensation case involving an employee for a large contract food provider, Lewis & Roberts successfully negotiated a settlement through voluntary mediation and avoided costly litigation...Read more

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