Typically, workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina are governed by the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. However, when the plaintiff is a federal employee their claims are governed by the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act. The Federal Act calls for the United States to compensate federal employees for any injury sustained while in the performance of his or her job if that injury resulted in a disability. Because the Federal Act diverges from standard workers’ compensation law, here, we have provided a timeline for your case and how you may be compensated under the Act as a federal employee.

Workers Compensation for Federal Employees