Category Archives: Comp Legislation

What is Fair?

Tweet What is fair? Today’s post is a bit off the beaten path. I’m on the “legal documents” committee of my homeowner’s association.  Basically, our committee’s job is to review all the legal documents for our HOA (bylaws, covenants, articles of incorporation, etc.) Exciting stuff, right? Well the whole point of this little exercise is…

New Workers’ Compensation Bill signed into law in North Carolina

Tweet Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue signed a new Workers’ Compensation bill into law that will make several major changes to the current law.  This bill, entitled the “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act” contains number of changes to the existing Workers’ Compensation law that injured workers must be…

Workers Comp Reform: An Open Letter to NC Taxpayers

Tweet A Workers Comp reform bill is set to be filed in the NC General Assembly within the next several weeks.  This bill is bad for everyone but the insurance companies and self-insured businesses (think Wal-Mart) that a lobbying for it.  Don’t let this bill go through without speaking out against it!  Here is an…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…

NC Workers Comp Reform News – www.ProtectNCworkers.com goes live February 17th

Tweet For those of you that have been following the news in the NC Workers Comp Reform world recently – you know that injured workers throughout North Carolina are in a fight for their lives… literally. The insurance companies and big business lobbies want to limit the benefits paid to injured NC workers to 9…

Workers Compensation Section Meeting at the NCAJ

Tweet This afternoon I attended the Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting at the Raleigh office of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ) – an organization of which I am a proud member.  Here is a sampling of some of the things that were discussed: NCAJ president Phil Baddour and CEO Dick Taylor gave an update…

Insurance Company Lobby wants NC Legislators to cut benefits to Workers

Tweet Anyone who has been following Workers Compensation in North Carolina over the recent months (or years) knows that there is a constant battle raging with the insurance company lobbyists that are trying to persuade legislators to introduce a bill (we think, the bill hasn’t been introduced yet) to cap benefits for totally disabled workers…

Category Archives: Comp Legislation

What is Fair?

Tweet What is fair? Today’s post is a bit off the beaten path. I’m on the “legal documents” committee of my homeowner’s association.  Basically, our committee’s job is to review all the legal documents for our HOA (bylaws, covenants, articles of incorporation, etc.) Exciting stuff, right? Well the whole point of this little exercise is…

New Workers’ Compensation Bill signed into law in North Carolina

Tweet Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue signed a new Workers’ Compensation bill into law that will make several major changes to the current law.  This bill, entitled the “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act” contains number of changes to the existing Workers’ Compensation law that injured workers must be…

Workers Comp Reform: An Open Letter to NC Taxpayers

Tweet A Workers Comp reform bill is set to be filed in the NC General Assembly within the next several weeks.  This bill is bad for everyone but the insurance companies and self-insured businesses (think Wal-Mart) that a lobbying for it.  Don’t let this bill go through without speaking out against it!  Here is an…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…

NC Workers Comp Reform News – www.ProtectNCworkers.com goes live February 17th

Tweet For those of you that have been following the news in the NC Workers Comp Reform world recently – you know that injured workers throughout North Carolina are in a fight for their lives… literally. The insurance companies and big business lobbies want to limit the benefits paid to injured NC workers to 9…

Workers Compensation Section Meeting at the NCAJ

Tweet This afternoon I attended the Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting at the Raleigh office of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ) – an organization of which I am a proud member.  Here is a sampling of some of the things that were discussed: NCAJ president Phil Baddour and CEO Dick Taylor gave an update…

Insurance Company Lobby wants NC Legislators to cut benefits to Workers

Tweet Anyone who has been following Workers Compensation in North Carolina over the recent months (or years) knows that there is a constant battle raging with the insurance company lobbyists that are trying to persuade legislators to introduce a bill (we think, the bill hasn’t been introduced yet) to cap benefits for totally disabled workers…