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...
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