The new non-profit organization, the Charlotte International Arbitration Society (CIAS) appointed Mica Nguyen Worthy to the position of Secretary on the Board of Directors and chair of the Education and Outreach Committee.
Andy Avram to be inducted into the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame as a member of its 2014 inductee class.
Jennifer Morris Jones has been selected for the 2015 class for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Leaders program.
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.
The 2nd Annual Kids’ Chance Charity Inshore Fishing Tournament held on Nov. 2 in Wrightsville Beach, raised $2,600 to benefit Kids’ Chance of North Carolina.
If you are an adjuster handling attendant care issues in a workers’ compensation claim, you know it can be a challenge to determine the rate of pay for an attendant care provider. The appropriate compensation rate for the attendant care is often disputed by the parties. This post will cover several tips for determining the appropriate rate of pay.
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.
Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) will host its 2014 Client Education Conference: Workers’ Compensation & General Liability Law Updates on Nov. 12 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.
Jennifer Morris Jones, an attorney based in Cranfill Sumner LLP’s Raleigh office, has been appointed the Vice Chair of the Social Media/Community Page for the DRI Workers’ Compensation Committee.
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.
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.
Nine attorneys from CSH Law’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015.
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.
Jennifer Morris Jones and Erin Taylor will speak at the Quarterly Meeting of the North Carolina Public Risk Management Association (NCPRIMA) on Friday, July 18. The meeting will be held at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center in Winston-Salem.