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Yearly Archives: 2021

  • City of Charlotte, NC

    Posted on November 4, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont region, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. The population was 874,579 as of the 2020 census, making it the 16th-most populous city in the U.S. and the second-largest in the Southeast behind Jacksonville, Florida. The city is the cultural, economic, and transportation center of the Charlotte metropolitan area, whose population ranks 23rd in the […]

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  • City of Raleigh, NC

    Posted on November 4, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. It is the second-most populous city in North Carolina, the 41st-most populous city in the U.S., and the largest city of the Research Triangle metro area. Raleigh is known as the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the […]

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  • City of Winston-Salem, NC

    Posted on November 4, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

    Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States.  In 2020, the population was 249,545 making it the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region, the fifth most populous city in North Carolina, the third largest urban area in North Carolina, and the 89th most populous city in the United States.  With a metropolitan population of 679,948 it is the fourth largest […]

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  • NC Industrial Commission – COVID-19 NC Workers’ Compensation Claims

    Posted on November 3, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      The NC Industrial Commission notes the following on its website, with regard to Covid-19-related claims: The Industrial Commission has received inquiries regarding the potential coverage of COVID-19 infections under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act (“NCWCA”). All workers’ compensation claims are decided by applying the facts of the particular case to North Carolina law. The […]

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  • The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act (2021)

    Posted on November 2, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

    (2021-11) Chapter 97. Workers’ Compensation Act. Article 1. Workers’ Compensation Act. § 97-1.  Short title. This Article shall be known and cited as The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. (1929, c. 120, s. 1; 1979, c. 714, s. 1.) § 97-1.1.  References to workmen’s compensation. Any reference in any act, public or local, to the “Workmen’s […]

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  • North Carolina General Assembly

    Posted on November 1, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

    Overview The General Assembly drafts and legislates the state laws of North Carolina, also known as the General Statutes. The General Assembly is a bicameral legislature, consisting of the North Carolina House of Representatives (formerly called the North Carolina House of Commons until 1868) and the North Carolina Senate. Since 1868, the House has been authorized 120 members, while the Senate […]

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  • The NC Industrial Commission Claims Administration Section

    Posted on October 31, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      As the North Carolina Industrial Commission explains, with regard to the Claims Administration Section, on its website: “The Claims Administration Section seeks to provide reliable, accurate, and efficient claims servicing to employees, employers, insurance companies, and the citizens of North Carolina. The Claims Administration section performs a variety of functions for the North Carolina Industrial […]

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  • Is it a Good Idea to Accept an NC Workers’ Comp Settlement?

    Posted on October 20, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      Among the most important decisions that an injured NC worker may have to make is whether to accept an NC Workers’ Comp Settlement.  Very often an “adjuster” for the applicable workers’ comp insurance carrier, or even an insurance defense attorney working for an employer and insurance company, will contact an injured worker to discuss […]

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  • A Deeper Look at the North Carolina Industrial Commission

    Posted on August 17, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act is a statute passed by the North Carolina legislature, and administered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  The Industrial commission is a state government entity that is located in Raleigh, NC, as well as other locations throughout North Carolina.  The Industrial Commission comprises six “Commissioners” who are nominated […]

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  • How to File a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Posted on July 3, 2021 by in NC Workers' Compensation

      If you suffer a work injury in North Carolina, then you must do two separate things in order to preserve your rights under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act:  (1) provide notice to your employer of the injury (or illness) you have sustained, and (2) file a workers’ compensation claim with the North Carolina […]

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