Seatbelt-less eBay Tractor Seat Doesn’t Show 'Intentional Misconduct'
Raleigh, NC (WorkersCompensation.com) – While buying a non-OSHA compliant tractor seat without a seatbelt from eBay created an unsafe condition, it didn’t rise to the level required in North Carolina to take the claim out of workers’ compensation law.
Instead, according to the court in Hidalgo v. Erosion Control Services Inc., No. COA 19-756 (N.C. Ct. App. 07/21/20), the worker’s estate couldn’t sue the company under tort law because there was no evidence of ...
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