Workers’ Comp Laws in North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are three primary sources of workers’ compensation laws. These are the North Carolina General Statutes, the North Carolina Industrial Commission Workers’ Compensation Rules and decisions of the state appellate courts. I’ll discuss each one a...

Back Injury at Work in NC?

When it comes to whether an injury is covered by workers’ comp in North Carolina, back injuries are treated differently from injuries to other body parts. First Let’s look at injuries to body parts other than the back. In general, workplace injuries are covered under...

Attorney Kevin Bunn recertified as a specialist in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law

I am pleased to have been recertified this month as a specialist in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. The recertification was made at the recommendation of the Workers’ Compensation Law Specialty...

Where to File Your Workers’ Comp case.

One of the first questions an injured worker can be faced with is choosing which state to file their workers' compensation claim in. Usually the answer is obvious and easy. If a North Carolina worker is injured in North Carolina, working for a North Carolina company,...

Kevin Bunn included in 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

I'm pleased to have been selected in this year's The Best Lawyers in America for the area of "Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants."  Selection for Best Lawyers is based on confidential peer reviews.

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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Workers’ Comp Laws in North Carolina

Workers’ Comp Laws in North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are three primary sources of workers’ compensation laws. These are the North Carolina General Statutes, the North Carolina Industrial Commission Workers’ Compensation Rules and decisions of the state appellate courts. I’ll discuss each one a...

read more
Back Injury at Work in NC?

Back Injury at Work in NC?

When it comes to whether an injury is covered by workers’ comp in North Carolina, back injuries are treated differently from injuries to other body parts. First Let’s look at injuries to body parts other than the back. In general, workplace injuries are covered under...

read more
OSHA’S Life and Death Decisions

OSHA’S Life and Death Decisions

I remember the outrage a few years back over the healthcare death panels allegation. But workplace safety agencies like OSHA make life and death decisions all the time. For example, if we know that reduction in a carcinogen will lead to a very small decrease in...

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Maximum Medical Improvement

Maximum Medical Improvement

A determination that an injured worker is at “Maximum Medical Improvement” (“MMI”) is a critical turning point in the employee’s workers’ compensation case. At MMI an injured worker may choose to receive a Permanent Partial Disability rating payment, decide to begin a...

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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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