What is the “exclusive remedy” of Worker’s Compensation?

You may have heard something about Worker’s Compensation being your “exclusive remedy” if you are injured on the job – but what does this mean for you? In general, it means that with a few extremely limited exceptions, you will not be able to sue your employer or a...

FATALITY INVOLVING FEDEX TRUCK ON I-40 IN MEBANE, NC

KELLUM LAW FIRM – NEWS & RESOURCES FATALITY INVOLVING FEDEX TRUCK ON I-40 IN MEBANE, NC On the morning of November 30, 2021, a few days after the Thanksgiving holiday, a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred on I-40/I/08 northbound near Buckhorn Road in Mebane,...

North Carolina’s Standard for “Injury by Accident”

North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act covers two categories of work-related claims – occupational diseases and injuries by accident. Unfortunately North Carolina, as compared with most other states, takes a strict view of what constitutes an “injury by accident.”...

Fatal Crash in Pitt County

KELLUM LAW FIRM – NEWS & RESOURCES Fatal Crash in Pitt County A head-on collision involving a fatality occurred on Wednesday night, November 25th, in Pitt County near the intersection of Mobleys Bridge Road and Highway 33 in Grimesland. The collision...

UPDATE: One arrested after wreck on Oleander Drive in Wilmington

KELLUM LAW FIRM – NEWS & RESOURCES UPDATE: One arrested after wreck on Oleander Drive in Wilmington RAFAEL AVALOS ARRESTED FOR DWI AND FELONY SERIOUS INJURY IN TWO CAR WRECK Rafael Avalos, age 36, was arrested and jailed for DWI and causing a serious...