Governor Cooper Signs HB 26 Into Law
On July 20, 2017, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 26 into law. In response to Wilkes v. City of Greenville, HB 26 amends G.S. § 97-82(b) of the Workers’ Compensation Act, specifically addressing the issue of medical presumption in Wilkes. Please reach out to a member of our Workers’ Compensation team with any questions or concerns.