Fourth Circuit Clarifies Statute of Limitations Applicable in Lawsuit Following Flood Insurance Claim

Teague Campbell

Plaintiffs’ waterfront home was damaged during Hurricane Irene in August of 2011. After the storm, Plaintiffs made a claim under a flood insurance policy issued by Allstate Insurance Company (“Allstate”) under the National Flood Insurance Program. Following inspections of the property by engineers hired by both Allstate and Plaintiffs, Allstate denied the claim. FEMA upheld…

Governor Cooper Signs HB 26 Into Law

Bruce Hamilton

On July 20, 2017, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 26 into law.  In response to Wilkes v. City of Greenville, HB 26 amends G.S. § 97-82(b) of the Workers’ Compensation Act, specifically addressing the issue of medical presumption in Wilkes.  Please reach out to a member of our Workers’ Compensation team with any questions or concerns.