Skip to Content

Get Your FREE Consultation


Workers’ Comp: General Assembly Confirms New Chair of Industrial Commission

On Thursday, the General Assembly confirmed Andrew T. Heath as Governor McCrory’s first appointed Commissioner to the North Carolina Industrial Commission. We have learned today that Mr. Heath has begun his duties. Mr. Heath will assume the role of Chair of the Commission, essentially the head of the agency. He replaces outgoing Chair Staci Meyer whose term has expired.

Governor McCrory announced Mr. Heath’s appointment in February. Prior to joining the Industrial Commission, Mr. Heath practiced law in the Wilmington office of the firm Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe and Garofalo, where he focused his practice in part on workers’ compensation matters. He received his undergraduate degree in 2003 from the University of North Carolina – Asheville and earned his law degree from Indiana University in 2006.

Mr. Heath comes to the Commission with more experience in workers’ compensation than many past appointees. Moreover, his training as an attorney will be critical to the exercise of his judicial duties.

We offer our best wishes, Mr. Heath, as he takes on this important position. We also offer thanks to outgoing Chair Meyer for her service to the administration of justice in the workers’ comp system.

No Win, No Fee

Review Us

Martin & Jones, PLLC logo

“Thank you for your concern of my well-being every time I spoke with you. It always meant so much. I hear nothing but awful stories of dealing with attorneys and their offices, but I have had nothing but positive experience. You have many special ways of working with people in need of help. Words can never express the way your support has been so helpful. I pray you will continue to help others. I wish you all the best.”

Contact Our North Carolina Personal Injury Law Firm

for a Consultation for Your Accident or Medical Malpractice Claim

Call us at 800-662-1234
No Win, No Fee

The law firm you choose makes a difference. If you are the victim of an accident or an illness that someone else caused, the North Carolina personal injury law firm of Martin & Jones has the depth of experience, skills and sensitivity to make your road to recovery as smooth as possible. Whether you have experience with the legal system or have never hired a medical malpractice or personal injury lawyer before, our attorneys and staff will do our best to answer your questions, provide clear advice and prepare you and your family for what to expect. If you would like more information or to meet with one of our attorneys, please fill out the form below or call us at 800.662.1234.