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’…


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.…


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


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…