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.
North Carolina Workers’ Comp Defense Blog
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.