Kevin Bunn Co-Chairs NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable

Kevin Bunn Co-Chairs NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable

  On Friday, March 7, Kevin Bunn co-chaired the 19th Annual NC Workers’ Comp Roundtable held at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice offices in Raleigh.  Many thanks to co-chair Valerie Johnson and to all the speakers, including Matt Slotkin, Jim Hart,...

NC Workers’ Comp Changes on the Way?

According to an article in the Raleigh News and Observer by Mandy Locke it looks like the NC General Assembly is going to put forward some additional workers’ compensation reforms this session. The first proposal is one I have discussed before, which is to make...

NC Workers’ Comp and Internet Use Disorder?

Now that “internet use disorder” has become an accepted psychiatric condition how long before it is considered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission as an occupational disease?  My guess is a long, long time.  I am likely to let some other NC...

Employee Misclassification and Workers’ Comp in NC

Here is an interesting article about an expected increase in attention to employee misclassification and workers’ comp. Employee misclassification occurs when an employer designates a worker who is really an employer as an independent contractor for tax and...

Poll Shows Support for NC Workers’ Comp Laws

North Carolina Policy Watch devoted the September 2012 issue of its Carolina Issues Poll to issues relating to the rights of workers and workplace safety. North Carolina Policy Watch is a project of the North Carolina Justice Center. The polling was a follow up on the...
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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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