Out-of-State Workers’ Compensation Injuries: NC Jurisdiction and Insurance Coverage Implications

John Tomei

In nearly all instances, when a worker is injured on the job in North Carolina, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has jurisdiction over the claim.  One notable exception involves out-of-state employers who do not regularly employ three or more employees in North Carolina or voluntarily purchase North Carolina workers’ compensation coverage. So, what happens when…

Insurance Coverage Implications for Business Owners and Executives in North Carolina under the Workers’ Compensation Act

John Tomei

Are all workers who perform services for an employer, including owner, partner, member, or executive officer, covered as “employees” under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act to the extent they may be seeking workers’ compensation benefits?  How are those “employees,” if they are an owner, partner, member, or executive officer, included in or excluded from…