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Workers’ Compensation — Parsons Presumption – Form 63 – Notice of Appeal – Timeliness – Disability – Reasonable Job Search (access required)

Gonzalez v. Tidy Maids, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0197, 24 pp.) (Martha Geer, J.) Appealed from the Industrial Commission. N.C. App. Holding: Where defendants paid benefits pursuant to a Form 63 and never denied plaintiff’s claim, the Parsons presumption applies, ...

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Civil Practice — Necessary Party – Tort/Negligence – Child’s Injury – Child’s Father (access required)

Buffkin v. Maruchan, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-03-0196, 12 pp.) (William Osteen Jr., J.) 1:14-cv-00003; M.D.N.C. Holding: Although the plaintiff-child’s father was babysitting when another child tipped a hot container of defendant’s “Instant Lunch” onto the plaintiff-child, the father is ...

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