North Carolina Court of Appeals Issues Decisions Analyzing Disability Post-Wilkes

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The Court of Appeals recently released two decisions that analyzed issues relating to disability – specifically, the burden of proving futility – post-Wilkes v. City of Greenville. In Adame v. Aerotek, an unpublished decision, Plaintiff sustained a low back injury in June 2013. After receiving conservative treatment with multiple doctors, Plaintiff was ultimately released with…

Attorney Daniel Hayes Inducted Into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Teague Campbell is proud to announce that on March 3, 2018, Asheville Partner Daniel Hayes was officially inducted into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.  He joins just 23 fellows from North Carolina, including Raleigh Partner Bruce Hamilton, inducted in 2011. Fellows are nominated to the College by their peers for possessing the highest professional…

March Updates from the NC Industrial Commission

Two long-time Deputy Commissioners have recently been nominated by Governor Roy Cooper for appointment to the Full Commission.   Deputy Commissioners Robert J. Harris and Myra L. Griffin have both served in their current roles since 2005, adjudicating cases and conducting full evidentiary hearings around the state.   Their appointments are pending confirmation by the North Carolina…