Freight Broker Liable as Statutory Employer and Uninsured Motor Carrier Penalized in Trucking Case

Bruce Hamilton

Frances Atiapo worked as a truck driver for Goree Logistics, Inc.  Goree contracted with Owen Thomas, a freight broker, to transport goods for another company.  While driving a load of goods for Goree, Frances Atiapo was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Colorado.  Goree did not have workers’ compensation insurance and denied Mr. Atiapo’s…

Partners Bruce Hamilton & Julia Hooten to Present at NCBA’s Workers’ Compensation CLE

Bruce Hamilton

The 2015 Workers’ Compensation Section of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Annual Meeting will be held February 5th and 6th in Greensboro and two Teague Campbell partners, Bruce Hamilton & Julia Hooten, will be on hand to present portions of the CLE. The once-a-year program, “A New Direction: The Changing Landscape of North Carolina Workers’…