NEWS & INSIGHTS

Defining the Roles in the Tripartite Relationship

Tracey Jones

The tripartite relationship refers to the relationship between the insurer, the insured, and the attorney arising out of the insurance contract.  Each party to the relationship has their own respective duties and roles, which will be discussed in turn.  In litigation, it is critical for each member of the tripartite relationship to understand its role…

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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…

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Attorney Latasia Fields Selected as Rising Star

Teague Campbell

Teague Campbell is pleased to announce that attorney, Latasia Fields, has been selected as a Rising Star by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Magazine. The Rising Star Award recognizes lawyers who have been out of law school ten years or less and have already made a strong impact in the legal community. Criteria for the selection…

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Communicable Diseases and Workers’ Compensation: Critical Factors for Determining Compensability, Part 3 of 3

Luke West

This is the third and final article in a three-part series discussing different aspects of compensability of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina, including: Part 1: Are all communicable diseases the same? Does the designation of an epidemic or pandemic change the way statutes are interpreted?; Part 2: What are the critical factors for…

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Communicable Diseases and Workers’ Compensation: Critical Factors for Determining Compensability, Part 2 of 3

Luke West

This is the second article in a three-part series discussing different aspects of compensability of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina, including: Part 1: Are all communicable diseases the same? Does the designation of an epidemic or pandemic change the way statutes are interpreted?; Part 2: What are the critical factors for determining compensability…

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Communicable Diseases and Workers’ Compensation: Critical Factors for Determining Compensability, Part 1 of 3

Luke West

This is the first article in a three-part series discussing different aspects of compensability of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina, including: Part 1: Are all communicable diseases the same? Does the designation of an epidemic or pandemic change the way statutes are interpreted?; Part 2: What are the critical factors for determining compensability…

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