Tips and considerations for selecting a preferred facility or physician to handle a workers’ compensation claim.
North Carolina Workers’ Comp Defense Blog
This blog post covers the four critical steps an employer should take after a workplace injury occurs and specifics for how to do the following: contact your carrier, interview the employee, talk to witnesses, and preserve evidence.
These days companies often sponsor athletic events, fundraising events, parties, picnics, retreats and other types of programs for their employees. If an employee is injured at such an event, there is a possibility the injury could be compensable under the N.C. Workers’ Compensation Act.
Legislative UPDATE: On June 27, 2013, the House passed a committee substitute to SB 174, which, in addition to disapproving certain rules of the Industrial Commission (with, in some instances, mandating how to fix the rule), also made some changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act. This post covers in detail SB 174.