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Buck Copeland Featured in NC State Bar Journal

Workers Compensation Defense Attorney Buck Copeland Featured in NC State Bar Journal

Buck Copeland was recently featured in the “Profiles in Specialization” section of the Winter 2014 edition of the North Carolina State Bar Journal. The article highlights his position and experience as a Board Certified Specialist in workers’ compensation law.

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Navigating Attendant Care Issues: When Did the Claim Arise?

Attendant Care Claim Approval

As a workers’ compensation adjuster, you may occasionally handle cases involving attendant care issues. When you do have a case involving attendant care issues, you will need to mindful of when your claim arose because different legal standards will apply depending on whether your claim is a pre-reform case or a post-reform case. The N.C. General Assembly reformed the Workers’ Compensation Act on June 24, 2011.

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How to Assert the Misrepresentation Defense to NC Workers’ Compensation Claims

Employer Misrepresentation Defense Workers Compensation

The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act now allows an employer to plead an affirmative “Misrepresentation Defense” when an employee intentionally misrepresents his/her physical condition when entering into the employment relationship. The “Misrepresentation Defense” is available to employers when the workers’ compensation claim arises or occurs on or after June 24, 2011.

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CSH Law to Participate in NC PRIMA Conference

NC Public Risk Management Association Educational Conference

Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) will participate as an exhibitor at the upcoming 2014 Annual NC Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Educational Conference which will be held at the Holiday Inn Resort at Wrightsville Beach Sept. 7-10.

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Gone Fishin’: CSH Law to Sponsor 2nd Annual Kids’ Chance Fishing Tournament

NC Law Firm Sponsers Kids' Charity

Cranfill Sumner LLP will sponsor the 2nd Annual Kids’ Chance Charity Inshore Fishing Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 7 beginning at 8 a.m. in Wrightsville Beach. An Awards Ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Intracoastal Angler. On Saturday, Sept. 6 there will be a Captains’ party at Dockside Restaurant to kick-off the event.

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Mica Nguyen Worthy Named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List

Charlotte Workers' Comp Defense Attorney

Mica Nguyen Worthy, an attorney in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner LLP, is named in the Lawyers of Color Second Annual Hot List. The Hot List recognizes young attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession. Mica was one of ten attorneys selected from the Charlotte market to receive this award.

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