Erin F. Taylor is a partner in the firm’s Charlotte office. She joined Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog in 1999 after graduating from Campbell University School of Law. Since then, 100% of her practice has consisted of defending workers’ compensation matters for employers and carriers. Erin has achieved favorable results at all levels of workers’ compensation litigation, including at mediations and hearings before Deputy Commissioners and the Full Commission. Erin has also taken cases to the N.C. Court of Appeals and has argued before the N.C. Supreme Court.
Erin has extensive knowledge of workers’ compensation in various industries, such as manufacturing, utilities, trucking, retail, food service, construction and healthcare. She has experience handling claims that involve traumatic injuries by accident, repetitive stress disorders, chemical exposure, psychological trauma and occupational diseases. Approximately 40% of Erin’s practice is devoted to defending asbestos-related claims, including asbestosis, mesothelioma, and other cancers.
Erin is skilled at balancing aggressive litigation with dispute resolution. She enjoys all aspects of workers’ compensation defense work and strives to exceed her clients’ expectations and accomplish their goals. She has obtained favorable results for defendants at mediations and in litigation before the Industrial Commission.
Erin lives in Charlotte with her husband, Nate. They have a daughter, Vivian and son, Landis. Before expanding their family, she and Nate traveled extensively, and have visited countries on 5 continents.
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Throughout the month of April, the offices of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP are hosting clothing and accessories drives to benefit Dress for Success. Dress for Success provides a network of support, professional attire and developmental tools to help women become financially independent and succeed in work and life.… Read More
Last week, members of the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP recently served 300+ lunches at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, an organization dedicated to ending homelessness in the Charlotte Metro region. The organization operates two shelters in Charlotte including more than 400 beds and also provides counseling and training to help occupants find employment and housing.… Read More
Thirty-two attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).… Read More
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
Seven female attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) were recently listed among the 2017 Women in the Law by Best Lawyers Business Edition. The list was printed in the Spring 2017 edition and recognizes female attorneys from each state.… Read More
Erin Taylor (Charlotte) and Walter Dennis (Raleigh) successfully defended a back injury claim by a plaintiff who was allegedly injured… Read More
Twenty-six attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).… Read More
Best Lawyers Business Edition featured Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP attorneys among its Best Lawyers Business Edition 2016 Women in the Law list. This is the inaugural year for the Women in the Law list by the publication.… Read More
Twenty-eight attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.… Read More
Jennifer Morris Jones and Erin Taylor speak at the Quarterly Meeting of the North Carolina Public Risk Management Association (NCPRIMA) in Winston-Salem.… Read More
CSH Law announced that 21 of its attorneys are selected for inclusion in the 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 2014 North Carolina Rising Stars lists.… Read More
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