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Mediated Settlement Agreement {MSC8}

This is a North Carolina form that can be used for Workers Comp.

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NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION IC Form MSC8 (rev. 06/2018) I.C. FILE NUMBER: , Plaintiff MEDIATED v. SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT , Defendant-Employer , Defendant-Insurer At the Mediated Settlement Conference held on , the parties agree to the following as set forth herein. No rights other than those arising under the provisions of the NC Workers222 Compensation Act are compromised or released by this agreement (the 223MSA224). The parties and their counsel acknowledge all handwritten notations on this agreement were completed before signing except for those items initialed which indicate a change or addition after initial signing. 1. Compensability. There is a need for finality in the litigation, and Defendants have admitted Plaintiff222s claims for compensation Defendants have reasonably denied Plaintiff222s claims for compensation Defendants have admitted in part, and reasonably denied in part, Plaintiff222s claims for compensation 2. Employment Status. Plaintiff certifies that Plaintiff has or has not returned to work at the same as or a greater average weekly wage as Plaintiff was earning for Defendant-Employer prior to the date of Plaintiff222s alleged injury/injuries. The parties disagree as to whether the Employee222s work status relates to an occupational injury. 3. Compromise Settlement Agreement. Defendant(s) shall pay Plaintiff the total sum of $. The timing of said payment shall comply with N.C.G.S. 247 97-18. In consideration of this payment, Plaintiff knowingly and intentionally waives the right to further benefits under the NC Workers222 Compensation Act for the injury which is the subject of this agreement, including any right to reimbursement for expenses paid by Plaintiff. Plaintiff and Defendant agree to execute all necessary Forms and/or a standard Compromise Settlement Agreement (223CSA224) which complies with N.C.G.S. 247 97-17. Such Forms and/or Agreement shall be prepared by Defendant and submitted to the Commission within the time prescribed by the Commission. The Compromise Settlement Agreement shall include the following: Terms and conditions related to any Social Security offset Terms and conditions related to any Medicare interest 4. Indemnity Payments. In addition to the foregoing lump sum payment, Defendants shall continue payments of weekly temporary total disability benefits until approval of the CSA by the NCIC. 5. Medical Payments. Plaintiff acknowledges that Plaintiff222s medical condition is uncertain and is subject to change. Plaintiff accepts those risks. Plaintiff shall be responsible for the payment of all medical expenses except as set forth herein. Defendant-Insurer222s obligation as medical compensation shall be limited to payment of: All related and authorized medical expenses through the date of this MSA per the approval of the NCIC All related and authorized medical expenses through the date of this MSA as reflected in the attached list of medical expenses Defendant-Insurer shall pay no medical expenses of any nature, as is contemplated in 11 NCAC 23A .0502 Other: American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com I.C. File No(s). Page 2 6. Liens. Plaintiff has not put Defendants on notice of any liens against the settlement proceeds herein, and Defendants shall not be responsible for the payment of any liens against the settlement proceeds herein, except as outlined in Paragraph 12. 7. Other Interests. The parties hereto have considered the interests of all the parties and of any person, including a health benefit plan that may have paid medical expenses of the Plaintiff, and also including any interest that could be asserted by and/or on behalf of Medicare. The parties agree that their positions as to the payment of medical expenses are reasonable, and that the settlement memorialized herein is otherwise fair and just. 8. Third-Party Claims. Any claims or rights of any party to this MSA which may exist under N.C. Gen. Stat. 247 97-10.2 are not resolved by the MSA herein except as noted in Paragraph 12. 9. Mediator222s Fees. The mediator222s fees shall be paid: pro rata consistent with the Rules for Mediated Settlement Conferences by Defendants pursuant to the terms of a separate agreement 10. Reliance. Plaintiff acknowledges that Plaintiff has reviewed the terms of this MSA with Plaintiff222s attorney, and that Plaintiff has not relied upon any promises made and/or not made by Defendants, except as are specifically set forth in this MSA. 11. Finality. The parties and their respective attorneys acknowledge that all material settlement terms are included in this MSA in accordance with 11 NCAC 23A .0502, that this settlement is not contingent upon any act, event, and/or occurrence EXCEPT as is set forth in Paragraph 12, and that this MSA is fair, just, and otherwise in the best interests of all parties. The parties intend to be bound by the terms of this MSA, and that each party consents to the NCIC reviewing this MSA and entering an order approving the parties222 settlement based upon the terms and conditions contained in this MSA. 12. Other. Entered into this the day of , 20. Plaintiff Defendant Mediator Plaintiff222s Attorney Defendant222s Attorney Translator State Bar No. State Bar No. If this MSA is signed by a Translator Plaintiff certifies that the person whose name appears above translated/read this MSA to Plaintiff before Plaintiff signed the MSA. This MSA was translated to/read to Employee in the following language: . By signing above, Mediator attests that the participants at the MSC signed this MSA in the mediator222s presence at the conclusion of the MSC. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com I.C. File No(s). Page 3 The following medical expenses shall be paid by Defendant(s) pursuant to the IC Fee Schedule under this settlement agreement: Provider Charge Amount Paid Paid By Balance Due The following medical expenses are disputed by Defendant(s) and shall not to be paid by Defendant(s) under this settlement agreement: Provider Charge Amount Paid Paid By Balance Due American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com

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