M. Andrew (Andy) Avram has handled workers’ compensation matters for employers and workers’ compensation carriers since joining the firm in 1990. He is a passionate advocate who works closely with his clients to achieve favorable claim resolutions. He has experience at all levels of workers’ compensation litigation including mediations, hearings at the Deputy Commissioner and Full Commission level, and Court of Appeals.
Andy has a wide range of experience in handling traumatic injury by accident claims, occupational disease, asbestosis, chemical exposure, psychological claims, and permanent total type issues such as attendant care and adaptive measures. He has had some interesting claims over the years such as legionnaires disease, parrot fever, organ transplants, staged robberies, and workplace violence.
Some of his clients include builders, trucking companies, banks, manufacturers, food service industry, and municipalities. Andy is the workers’ compensation section leader for CSH’s three offices.
Andy is a former collegiate tennis player (Wake Forest) who played the professional circuit. Prior to attending law school, he was a tennis coach at McCallie School, and served as Assistant Coach at Clemson University and Wake Forest University. He is still involved in tennis as a volunteer coach in Charlotte. He was inducted into the N.C. Tennis Hall of Fame in 2015.
Cases or matters referenced do not represent the lawyer’s entire record. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results.
- Received a favorable decision from the court of appeals in the Jauregui vs. Carolina Vegetables case.
Articles, Presentations, and Publications
- Andrew is a frequent speaker at seminars before workers’ compensation carriers and employers on various topics including occupational disease claims, return to work issues, cost control in the workers’ comp system, and case law updates.
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Thirty-three attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Eight attorneys were selected for inclusion in the list for the first time.… Read More
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