Workers’ Comp and Legal Fees

HB 26 – Workers’ Compensation/Approval of Disputed Legal Fees

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Sam Watford (R – Davidson), Rep. Lee Zachary (R – Alexander)

This bill states that if a dispute arises between an employee’s current and past attorney regarding a fee approved by the Commission, the Commission will hear it. Additionally, the Commission would notify the attorneys of the total fee amount before determining how to divide the fees between the attorneys.


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