Emerging Issues: Workplace Harassment and Workers’ Compensation in the #MeToo Era

Discussion of workplace harassment reached a fever pitch last Fall when media reports streamed seemingly endless claims against Hollywood moguls and corporate giants alike.  The #MeToo movement has added force to the discussion, no doubt leaving employers feeling exposed. Although harassment allegations are often handled in civil courts, certain allegations can be litigated in workers’…

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Daniel Hayes Joins John Cattie for Medicare Set Aside Presentation at SCWCEA Educational Conference

Teague Campbell partner Daniel Hayes joined John Cattie for a relevant and timely presentation at the 2018 South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association’s (SCWCEA) annual conference on Hilton Head Island.  Daniel is a certified MSA consultant and had a book published by the South Carolina Bar addressing Medicare issues in liability and workers’ compensation settlements.…

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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…

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