Earlier today I posted a link to a Business Insurance Journal article but then I realized that readers of the blog may have trouble accessing that article. To solve that problem I have summarized it here for you:
Here is a link to the article published in the Business Insurance journal.
Attorney's fees in NC workers' compensation cases paid by injured workers are regulated by state law.
On August 21, 2012, the NC Court of Appeals filed a new decision on attorneys' fees as a sanction in workers' compensation cases. In Ensley v. FMC Corporation and Broadspire (servicing agent), COA12-255, the Court held that the Industrial Commission had correctly assessed attorneys' fees against FMC and Broadspire as a penalty for unreasonably defending this asbestosis case.