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Federal: Since Contractor Was Required to Insure, Federal Government Was Immune From Tort Action

Affirming a decision of a federal district court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the United States could assert the exclusive-remedy provision of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act [Tex. Lab. Code § 408.001(a)] against an injured contractor's worker since under...

North Carolina: Members of LLC Are Not “Employees” Unless Special Statutory Procedure Followed

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 97–93 generally requires employers to secure workers’ compensation coverage if three or more persons are employed. Under a separate provision, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 97–2(2), a member of a limited liability company may elect to be included as an employee under...