North Carolina Workers' Compensation Insurance System Overview
Learn the ins and outs of how insurance companies operate in North Carolina. This module covers the technical aspects of insurance in North Carolina including how insurance underwriters determine the premium employers pay and what factors drive up the cost of a workers' compensation insurance policy.
Legal Module 1: Overview of the North Carolina Workers Compensation Legal System
From the history of North Carolina adopting it's "Workmen's Compensation Act" in 1929 to the elements of compensability for injury and occupational disease claims, this module provides an overview of the North Carolina Workers' Compensation Act.
Legal Module 2: North Carolina Workers' Compensation Legal System, Part II
In this module, you will learn more about defenses, and the time limits created by the Act as well as advanced issues of compensability including claims for mental illness and for unexplained death. We will also discuss the limits of North Carolina's Exclusive Remedy Doctrine and the Last Injurious Exposure Rule.
Legal Module 3: North Carolina Workers' Compensation Forms and Rules
This module is about nuts and bolts. We will make sense of North Carolina's form-driven system which often has more than one form applicable to a given situation, and help you avoid common mistakes by reviewing North Carolina's rules governing the administration of claims and the use of rehabilitation professionals.
Legal Module 4: Live Update: Trends in North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law
The fourth module is reserved for updates regarding the North Carolina Workers' Compensation system including legislative changes to the Workers' Compensation Act, particularly important court decisions, or significant changes in the Industrial Commission's rules or practices.