NCIC Mediator Details

Name R.  David    Paletta
City Boone,  NC
Phone 828-264-0365
County Watauga
Fax 828-264-0365
Summary  of  Workers  Comp  Experience I  have  practiced  law  in  NC  as  a  general  practitioner  since  1980.  I  have  been  a  certified  Superior  Court  mediator  since  1997.  I  have  been  certified  as  a  Family  Law  mediator  for  one  year.
I  have  worked  on  approximately  eight  workers'  comp  cases  -  one  as  defense  attorney,  the  rest  as  plaintiff's  attorney.  Two  cases  involved  uninsured  employers.  Issues  have  included:
(a)      was  there  an  injury  arising  out  of  emplyement?
(b)      was  the  injured  person  an  independment  contractor?
(c)      were  the  permanent  injuries  partial  or  total?
Rep.  Employees  % 88%
Rep.  Employers  % 12%
Status sel

KEY TO MEDIATOR STATUS: An "a" indicates that the mediator is on the IC appointed list; a "c" indicates that the mediator is not on the IC appointed list but has asked to be included in the published list of mediators interested in mediating IC cases; a "sel" indicates that the mediator is not on either of these lists but has been selected by the parties to mediate IC cases previously; and a number in the status field indicates that number of hours a mediator is generally willing to travel each way to mediate IC cases without charging any additional fee for travel.
Hours  One  Way 1
Hrly.  Med.  Fee 125.00
Admin.  Fee 125.00
Canc.  Chg. none
Travel  Exp. 100.00  per  hour
Att.  for  party  in  comp  cases