Kyla Block and Melissa Woodard Obtain Favorable Opinion from Full Commission Regarding Nuanced Disability Claim

Kyla Block and Melissa Woodard

Teague Campbell attorneys Kyla Block and Melissa Woodard recently received a favorable decision from the Full Commission in a nuanced disability argument.  Melissa argued the case before the Full Commission in February 2019 and the Commission’s Opinion and Award was filed July 2019.  The claim involved a high-level employee at a production plant who sustained…

Does NC COA decision in Jackson v. The Timken Co. threaten the exclusive remedy doctrine?

Tracey Jones and Chris Stipes

The increasing trend of employers to provide on-site medical staff can have numerous benefits for both employees and employers. Due to convenience, employees may be more likely to utilize the on-site medical services, leading to quicker identification of health issues and easier management of health care needs and costs for both parties. Employees may spend…

Matt Little and Becky Thornton Obtain Favorable Opinion from United States Court of Appeals in Animal Genetics Case

Matt Little and Rebecca Thornton

Teague Campbell attorneys Matt Little and Becky Thornton handled an animal genetics and cyrogenics case through the Fourth Circuit on behalf of Genex Coorperative, Inc. Genex Cooperative, Inc. is a high-tech genetics company from Wisconsin that specializes in in vitro fertilization and other genetic manipulation of pureblood cattle.  The case involved issues of breach of…

NC Industrial Commission Update

Heather Baker

Former state representative Ken Goodman has been confirmed as a Commissioner at the Industrial Commission by unanimous vote in the House and Senate of the General Assembly on April 18, 2019. He previously served as a Democratic member of the General Assembly representing the 66th district in Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly Counties. James Gillen has…

Three Attorneys Contribute to the DRI Insurance Rescission Compendium

Courtney Britt and William Bulfer

Partners Bill Bulfer  and Courtney Britt recently contributed to DRI’s Insurance Policy Rescission Compendium by authoring the North Carolina Chapter.  The compendium is a joint project between the DRI Insurance Law Committee and the DRI Life, Health and Disability Committee that took over a year to complete. It “is a comprehensive resource for insurance carriers,…