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Workers’ Compensation – Attorneys’ Fees – Attendant Care – Retroactive Award – Superior Court Review (access required)

When an attorney appeals the Industrial Commission’s denial of a fee in a workers’ compensation case, G.S. § 97-90(c) allows the superior court judge to consider additional evidence not presented to the Commission. The superior court did not abuse its discretion when it awarded plaintiff’s counsel 25 percent of a retroactive award for attendant-care services ...

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