IS MY BUSINESS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE?

A frequent question that most businesses will face is whether and/or when is the business required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. The short answer is that all businesses having three or more employees are required to obtain workers’ compensation insurance. Insurance is required regardless of whether the employees are full time, part time, seasonal, family and minors or aliens, … [Read more]

Community Associations and Workers Compensation

An important and interesting issue that is currently trending in community association legal circles is whether North Carolina law requires community associations to maintain worker’s compensation insurance. The issue surfaced following a column published in the Charlotte Observer in which another law firm concluded that North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act, read closely, appears to … [Read more]