Worker’s Compensation

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Being injured on the job is hard on individuals and families. It is often the beginning of a long process that includes physical recovery and attempting to secure the benefits and compensation that you deserve. Choosing the right lawyer to help you through the workers’ compensation process can help you to receive the full medical benefits and compensation you are entitled to under the law.

An unfortunate mistake that many injured workers make is trusting their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance provider to have their best interests in mind. In reality, making you whole again is often not the insurer’s priority. Many times, insurance providers will take steps to minimize or completely deny legitimate claims. Having a skilled workers’ compensation attorney by your side from the beginning, including when you give a statement to the insurance company, can help ensure that you receive the medical care and wage benefits you need and deserve.

Let us help you recover the workers’ compensation medical benefits and compensation that you deserve.

At Sellers, Ayers, Dortch & Lyons, we offer our clients the help they need when they need it most. We know how things can quickly begin to spiral out of control after an on-the-job injury. Medical expenses can accumulate quickly.  Wages may not be coming in. An on-the-job injury can cause financial instability and anxiety for even the most stable households.

Attorney John F. Ayers III has been helping injured workers recover the full benefits and compensation they are entitled to since 1986. Mr. Ayers was named one of the top lawyers in the state for 2006 in the area of workers’ compensation by North Carolina Law and Politics magazine. In 2014, Attorney Christian Ayers joined the firm to practice workers compensation law alongside John Ayers.

We provide superior representation to those who have workers’ compensation-related issues, including:

  • Back and neck injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Construction injuries
  • Falling from heights
  • Death claims
  • Company car accidents
  • Knee and joint injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Slip-and-fall injuries

If you have been injured on the job or have lost a loved one to a work-related accident, trust your case to an attorney who cares about you. The workers’ compensation attorneys of Sellers, Ayers, Dortch & Lyons can help you effectively pursue the compensation you need.

We accept cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney’s fees if we obtain compensation for you.



Our attorneys work to provide our clients with trustworthy advice, dedicated service, and quality representation.