James Scott Farrin Attorney Pens Chapter for Workers' Compensation Law Book

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A presentation by Matthew Harbin, a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has recently been selected for inclusion in the legal book “Essentials of North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law,” to be published by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ). Matthew Harbin will be contributing a chapter titled “The Administrative Forum: Successful Motions Practice Before the Executive Secretary’s Office.”

“My hope was that practitioners in Workers’ Compensation would come away with one or two good motions that they can file on a regular basis for their claims,” said Workers' Compensation Attorney Matthew Harbin.

A presentation by Matthew Harbin, a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has recently been selected for inclusion in the legal book “Essentials of North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law,” to be published by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ).

Matthew Harbin will be contributing a chapter titled “The Administrative Forum: Successful Motions Practice Before the Executive Secretary’s Office.”

The chapter was part of the paper he wrote for a 45-minute presentation that Matthew Harbin gave at a North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled “Navigating Claims Through the Industrial Commission.” The seminar was geared for attorneys and paralegals who practice before the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC).

“My hope was that practitioners in Workers’ Compensation would come away with one or two good motions that they can file on a regular basis for their claims,” said Matthew Harbin, a former Special Deputy Commissioner with the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC).

This is the first published piece Matthew Harbin has produced for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ).

“I believe in supporting the North Carolina Advocates for Justice’s (NCAJ) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) efforts,” he said. “I hope the chapter in the book will be useful to attorneys who practice before the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC).”

Matthew Harbin joined the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in 2003 and became a shareholder in 2008. He is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. Such attorneys are certified by the North Carolina State Bar as having special knowledge and proficiency in Workers’ Compensation law.

Prior to joining the firm, he served as a Special Deputy Commissioner to the North Carolina Industrial Commission, which rules on and administers the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. In that position, Matthew Harbin was responsible for deciding whether injured workers should continue to receive benefits, reviewed whether settlement agreements were appropriate and decided disputes regarding necessary medical treatments.

In addition to his work at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), Matthew Harbin is a member of the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), American Association for Justice and Workplace Injury Litigation Group.

Matthew Harbin received his JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and his BA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

About the Firm:

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is headquartered in the American Tobacco Historic District, adjacent to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, in Durham, North Carolina, with 12 additional offices statewide in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford and Wilson. The firm’s 27 attorneys focus on the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Mass Torts and Products Liability. Four of the attorneys are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is involved in the community, including sponsorship of local philanthropic organizations and an active employee matching donation program.

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