NC Workers’ Comp Law Blog

Welcome to the NC Workers’ Comp Law Blog, authored by North Carolina Workers’ Comp Lawyer Kevin Bunn. Workers’ Compensation in NC is constantly changing. Every recent session of the General Assembly has made substantial changes to Workers’ Comp law, and the North Carolina Industrial Commission is constantly reviewing its rules and forms.  Each year the appellate courts consider dozens of cases involving workers’ compensation claims.  We try here to bring some clarity to workers’ comp law in NC.

The NC Workers’ Comp Law Blog provides news and information on legal issues relating to NC Workers’ Compensation Law, including medical benefits, wage replacement, North Carolina Industrial Commission Rules, and coordination of workers’ comp with other benefits.  Remember to check back regularly for more information on North Carolina workers’ comp law.

Kevin Bunn has more than twenty years legal experience and has helped hundreds of injured and disabled workers get the benefits they deserve.  Mr. Bunn is a Board Certified Specialist in NC Workers’ Compensation Law and has been awarded the highest possible ratings in both legal ability and ethical conduct by multiple lawyer rating agencies.  Please enjoy the blog and feel free to call or email for your free consultation with North Carolina Workers’ Comp Lawyer Kevin Bunn.

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Progress on Employee Misclassification in NC

According to an article by the N&O's Mandy Locke, North Carolina is becoming less accommodating to employers who misclassify employees as independent contractors.  Prior articles demonstrated how unscrupulous contractors frequently engage in employee...

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Workplace Deaths in NC Up Dramatically in 2014

Workplace deaths in NC were up over 90% last year in North Carolina, jumping from 23 in 2013, to 44 in 2014.  The construction industry accounted for 19 on-the-job deaths in 2014, up from 12 in 2013. Many of the deaths in the construction industry occurred within...

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Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

After twenty years of practicing workers’ compensation law in North Carolina I have seen just about every mistake an injured worker can make.  These mistakes range from failing to file their claim, to settling when they should not have, and everything in between. Download my Top Ten Tips and Traps for North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims

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