Aug 25 2020

Personal Injury Claims During COVID-19: Part 2—Delays

How has COVID-19 affected personal injury insurance claims? Poisson, Poisson & Bower will provide a multi-part assessment on how COVID-19 has affected personal injury insurance claims based on our observations as personal injury attorneys practicing in North and South Carolina. COVID-19 has affected all aspects of life, and personal injury claims are no exception.  The […]

Aug 21 2020

BIG WINS THIS WEEK

Stewart Poisson and Catherine Wyatt have big wins this week! This week Catherine Wyatt received notice of two Fully Favorable decisions for her clients on Social Security Disability appeals.  Stewart Poisson co-authored a Court of Appeals brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice in a workers’ compensation case involving the correct method […]

Aug 17 2020

Personal Injury Claims During COVID-19: Part 1—Low Offers

How has COVID-19 affected personal injury insurance claims? Poisson, Poisson & Bower will provide a multi-part assessment on how COVID-19 has affected personal injury insurance claims based on our observations as personal injury attorneys practicing in North and South Carolina. COVID-19 has affected all aspects of life, and personal injury claims are no exception.  The […]

Jul 29 2020

Calculating the Average Weekly Wage

How Do I Know if Workers’ Compensation is Paying Me at the Correct Rate? Calculating your correct workers’ compensation rate can be hard.  We can help! Workers’ compensation benefits are supposed to be paid at a weekly rate that is based on the 52 weeks you worked prior to your injury.  There are some exceptions […]

Jul 6 2020

A Brief Guide to Medicaid in North Carolina

Medicaid or Health Choice* may be available to citizens of NC who are: Disabled or Blind In need of Long-Term Care Infants or Children under age 21 Low Income Individuals and Families Age 65 or older Receiving Medicare If you have applied for Social Security Disability and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI): You have the right […]