State News : North Carolina

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

Select a state from the dropdown menu below to scroll through the state specific archives for updates and opinions on various workers’ compensation laws in your state.

Contact information for NWCDN members is also located on the state specific links in the event you have additional questions or your company is seeking a workers’ compensation lawyer in your state.

North Carolina



On July 20, 2017, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 26 into law.  In response to Wilkes v. City of GreenvilleHB 26 amends G.S. § 97-82(b) of the Workers’ Compensation Act, specifically addressing the issue of medical presumption in Wilkes.  Please reach out to a member of our Workers’ Compensation team with any questions or concerns.