Wilson Ratledge is excited to announce that Scott Lasso has joined the firm’s Workers’ Compensation section.
Wilson Ratledge is pleased to announce that John Paschal has joined the firm and will be practicing in the firm’s estate planning, Medicaid and business law sections.
Kristine L. Prati of Wilson Ratledge successfully defended an appeal brought by the employee to the Full Commission requesting reinstatement of indemnity benefits. In the Opinion and Award filed on August 15, 2016, the Full Commission agreed with the prior ruling of the Deputy Commissioner and refused to award ongoing temporary total disability benefits as Plaintiff failed to prove that he was disabled.
On February 12, 2016, Kristine Prati of Wilson Ratledge was recertified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.
Kristine L. Prati of Wilson Ratledge has successfully defended a case before the Industrial Commission. At issue was whether the employee was entitled to medical and indemnity benefits as a result of an occupational disease she allegedly sustained at one of her last three employers. On July 17, 2015, the deputy commissioner filed an Opinion and Award, determining that the employee is disabled as a result of her current medical condition; however, her medical condition was not caused by her employment with any of the named employers.
Wilson Ratledge is excited to join the North Carolina Public Risk Management Association as of August 27, 2015. Attorneys Kristine L. Prati and Brian C. Tarr from our workers’ compensation section will be in attendance at the September 2015 PRIMA conference.