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The Sumwalt Group
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Vernon Sumwalt speaks at the Southern Trial Lawyers Convention
Vernon Sumwalt speaks at the Southern Trial Lawyers Convention in New Orleans on new opportunities to get around the exclusive remedy shield of workers’ compensation.
Best Lawyers vs. Best Lawyering: When Listening Is Better Than Having the Answer
Cal called the first week of November and asked if we could meet at Starbucks. “Sure thing,” I said, without hesitation. Now, you have to…
Workers’ Compensation for Coronavirus
Can you get workers’ compensation for coronavirus? Not unless your job exposes you to a higher risk of contracting it compared to the general public.
What’s not covered under workers’ compensation policies?
Workers’ compensation laws were made to cover injuries and diseases that happen from work. In the almost 100 years since North Carolina first adopted its…
Black Lung Trust Fund Gets One-Year Boost from Higher Excise Tax
WHITESBURG, Ky. – Congress has voted to increase the excise tax levied on coal companies that provides cash flow for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.