N.C. Supreme Court denies comp coverage for EMT hurt at go-cart track

The accident did not arise out of the worker’s employment the court said.

An EMT who was injured in a go-cart at a fun day outing for Salter Path Fire & Rescue volunteers was not entitled to workers’ compensation, the Supreme Court has ruled. The accident did not arise out of the worker’s employment the court said. Weighing against benefits: the EMT’s attendance was voluntary and she was engaged in an activity not normally associated with her job.

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