Sherriff’s Deputy Still Waiting For Worker’s Compensation Four Years After Being Shot In The Line Of Duty.

Sherriff Deputy’s know or should know that they are at risk of suffering a life altering injury at any moment due to the dangerous nature of the work they do. When they are injured on the job while protecting the city, a worker’s compensation claim may be the only way for them to begin to recover from their injuries. Although filing a worker’s compensation personal injury claim should be easy, there are many instances where they become complicated and complex matters. Our team of highly skilled and respected Boston, MA worker’s compensation lawyers and Boston personal injury lawyer experts here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates will help guide you through the process to make sure you receive just and fair compensation for your injuries and pain and suffering.

Four years ago, New Hanover, North Carolina County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Spencer, was shot while pursuing a gang member in the Creekwood neighborhood of Wilmington, North Carolina. The bullet shattered Deputy Spencer’s femur, effectively ending his law enforcement career and leaving him with excruciating physical and emotional pain. But after four years, the county has yet to settle his worker’s compensation case.

The shooting happened in the early afternoon on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Deputy Spencer, who was assigned to the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, was shot; authorities believe the gunman was Brandon Devone Smith, a member of the United Blood Nation. The suspected shooter was killed three days later in a shootout with New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputies and an ATF agent. Deputy Spencer was later awarded the FBI Star for his actions that day. He is still waiting.

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident and were injured while on the job, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. Please contact one of our expert Boston personal injury lawyers or our Massachusetts worker’s compensation attorney specialists here at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm. Someone will be here 24/7 and can be reached by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at Your needs are our top priority!

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