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...

NC Workers’ Comp Insurance Requirements by Nick Dowgul

Many thanks to experienced NC Professional Licensing Attorney Nick Dowgul for contributing a guest blog discussion NC Workers'  Comp Insurance Requirements. It's always interesting to learn the perspectives on NC workers' comp issues of lawyers practicing in different...

When can the insurance company stop your NC Workers’ Comp Checks?

Injured workers who are determined by their authorized treating physician to be disabled because of their workplace injury should receive disability payments paid by their employer or their employer's insurance company. These disability benefits are intended to...

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...

Vocational Rehabilitation in NC Workers’ Comp Claims

An important goal of the workers’ compensation system in North Carolina is to quickly return injured workers back to gainful employment. Ideally, the worker can return to full-time, full-duty work in his or her prior occupation. But often permanent restrictions...

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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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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