Hank Speaks at Industrial Commission CLE on Ethics in Workers' Compensation Cases

At the 14th Annual North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Raleigh, which is put on the by the Industrial Commission, Hank spoke on a panel about ethics in workers' compensation cases. He presented a paper entitled Ethical Considerations in the Workers' Compensation Practice, Selected Topics.

Summary: The present standards for ethical conduct by lawyers in North Carolina are found in the 1997 Revised Rules of Professional Conduct of the North Carolina State Bar. This discussion of ethical standards for workers compensation lawyers is based on these Revised Rules of Professional Conduct and applicable provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act and Rules of the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Specific ethical standards also have been adopted for other participants in the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation System.