What is Form 36 in Workers Compensation?

North Carolina Workers' Compensation QuestionsNorth Carolina Industrial Commission Form 36 is a Subpoena for Witness. The document is addressed to the sheriff of the applicable county. The form details the name of the individual being summoned to appear in front of the North Carolina Industrial Commission and the date, time and location of the witness’ scheduled appearance. The subpoena may also include information about documents that must be brought by the witness to the hearing including medical records, communications with the employer or employee, etc. The form notes specifically that failure to comply with the subpoena may result in sanctions as provided by law.  As a result, a subpoena by the North Carolina Industrial Commission, not unlike a subpoena to appear in court, should be taken seriously.