Mixed Results In Appeal Of Civil Suit By Workers’ Compensation Insurer, Company Representatives

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A recent civil case involving a workers’ compensation claim examines the bounds of third-party beneficiary status in North Carolina.  Seguro-Suarez v. Key Risk Insurance Co. began as a workers’ compensation case filed at the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  However, the case recently decided by North Carolina’s Court of Appeals is a civil case which was…

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…