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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The criminal tribulations of O.J. Simpson once again captured the nation’s attention this week.  Simpson was granted parole yesterday after serving nearly nine years in prison in Nevada following his conviction on robbery and…
  • Jul 20

    The Interstate Corrections Compact

    The Interstate Corrections Compact
    Can a person convicted and sentenced to prison in North Carolina serve the time in another state? Can a person convicted elsewhere serve his or her sentence here? Yes to both. North Carolina participates in the Interstate Corrections Compact.…
  • Jul 19

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable
    Folks, we have an answer. The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Younts, ___ N.C. App. ___ (2017), that a law enforcement officer trained to administer a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test may properly testify about the results of…
Rank this Week: 484

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 788

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Fatal Crash Involving Truck in McDowell County

    Fatal Crash Involving Truck in McDowell County
    On Tuesday, two people were killed in a crash involving a dump truck in McDowell County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on NC-226. Very few details about this fatal crash have been released, but we do know that…
  • Jul 11

    Big Rig Damages Storefront in Black Mountain

    Big Rig Damages Storefront in Black Mountain
    On Friday, a big rig damaged a Dollar General store in Black Mountain. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened at about 12:00 a.m. at the Dollar General store on U.S. Highway 70. Very few details about this wreck have…
  • Jul 7

    Transylvania County Bicycle Wreck

    Transylvania County Bicycle Wreck
    Last week, a cyclist in Transylvania County was airlifted to the hospital after a crash. According to WLOS ABC NEWS Channel 13, the incident happened on Blantyre Church Road sometime around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Very few details…
Rank this Week: 1069

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Equal division of assets may be thing of the past in some UK divorce

    Equal division of assets may be thing of the past in some UK divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” Is there some property that the judge cannot divide?” Though Brits and Americans diverge when it comes to their love of the Queen and tea, court cases, both…
  • Jun 28

    What does and (doesn’t) happen if your divorce case goes to trial?

    What does and (doesn’t) happen if your divorce case goes to trial?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” Many people have skewed views of what happens in a courtroom. Television and movies have done a disservice to our understanding…
  • Jun 21

    Michigan Moves To Make Joint Custody Mandatory

    Michigan Moves To Make Joint Custody Mandatory
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” Everyone knows that custody and visitation are among the most contentious parts of many…
Rank this Week: 1048

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Police in Atlanta say overdose allows man to avoid DUI charge

    Police in Atlanta say overdose allows man to avoid DUI charge
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Is there more than one way for police to charge a person with DWI?” Typically, when you imagine a person using drugs or alcohol while driving you would expect that to lead…
  • Jun 28

    Does appearance impact criminal sentencing?

    Does appearance impact criminal sentencing?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?” A commonly repeated trope of the criminal justice system is that lady justice is blind. We say this because we…
  • Jun 21

    What is a mistrial?

    What is a mistrial?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?” It’s been more than 10 years in the making, but the criminal case revolving around Bill Cosby came to the end, rather…
Rank this Week: 1513

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Mar 30

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult
    According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about…
  • Mar 27

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in the United States more than 13 million workers are potentially exposed to chemicals that…
  • Mar 23

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The collapse of the Interstate Highway-35W bridge over the Mississippi River killed 13 people and highlighted the safety hazards related to poor…
Rank this Week: 1016

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?
    With a near unanimous (410-2) vote on April 27, 2016, the House passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” (“DTSA”). Having already been passed by the Senate (87-0), the legislation advances to President Obama, who has…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons.The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
Rank this Week: 1302

The Conference Room--Answers to…

The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Jun 19

    Changing home

    Changing home
    After several years and over 150 posts, this blog is changing homes. It will be hosted on my firm's new website at http://www.hcpplaw.com/blog. Thanks for reading and I hope you will follow me over to the new site. If you...
  • May 29

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.
    This is a tragic story, but one that is not that uncommon. My heart goes out to this family who will be dealing with this horrific car wreck for the rest of their lives. Putting on my lawyer hat for...
  • Apr 16

    Eviction

    Eviction
    Landlords have a streamlined process in North Carolina to evict tenants who have breached their lease. This is called summary ejectment. After the tenant has breached the lease by failing to pay rent or otherwise, and after the tenant has...
Rank this Week: 1344

Norris Law Firm Blog

Norris Law Firm Blog

Covers areas of concern to North Carolina consumers, including lemon law, consumer law, auto vehicle repossessions.

http://www.lemonlawnc.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?
    So now @General Mills is forcing you to arbitrate disputes simply by engaging with them in an online forum, or even using a coupon to purchase one of its products!  Could you imagine that using a coupon for .25c off a box of cereal meant…
  • Apr 11

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?
    There has been a lot of news lately about vehicle recalls, especially with the GM Ignition Recalls fiasco.  This leads to an interesting question of whether someone who has recently, but unwittingly, purchased a vehicle that falls under…
  • Apr 4

    YoYo Jury Verdict Upheld By NC Court of Appeal

    YoYo Jury Verdict Upheld By NC Court of Appeal
    NC Court of Appeals Upholds Jury Verdict for Dealership in a YoYo Sales In March, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion affirming a jury verdict on an auto fraud case involving yoyo sales.   In Patterson v.…
Rank this Week: 1446

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Funeral expenses from the Estate

    Funeral expenses from the Estate
    Dear Carolyn: My wife and I have been married almost two years. Recently, and unfortunately, her grandmother passed away. Her grandmother had no immediate means to pay for funeral and burial services. The costs were paid by my wife and me on…
  • Jul 19

    Custody Evaluations Explained

    Custody Evaluations Explained
    Follow “Ask Carolyn” on Twitter Dear Carolyn: The court has just ordered me to participate in a child custody evaluation with a local psychologist.  My children are seven and thirteen. I am a concerned Father, and the Mother…
  • Jul 12

    In the Dark on Taxes?

    In the Dark on Taxes?
    Follow “Ask Carolyn” on Twitter! Dear Carolyn: I think my husband and I may be getting separated and divorced, and I am concerned about our 2016 tax return, which has not been filed yet. The tax return is under an extension. …
Rank this Week: 2956

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

A discussion of trusts and estates litigation in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 2267

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

Covers will, trust, and estate disputes in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 2385

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    What’s Going on with the Diabetes Drug Onglyza?

    What’s Going on with the Diabetes Drug Onglyza?
    With the rise of Type 2 diabetes in the United States, drug makers have attempted to meet the demand for treatments to lower blood sugar levels in patients. A variety of drugs such as saxagliptin, alogliptin, linagliptin, sitagliptin,…
  • Jul 14

    Androgel Trial Question: Does Testosterone Cause Heart Attacks?

    Androgel Trial Question: Does Testosterone Cause Heart Attacks?
    An important trial is taking place over testosterone in Illinois. As part of the testosterone prescription multidistrict litigation, manufacturer AbbVie, Inc. is defending itself against claims that Androgel, a roll-on testosterone product,…
  • Jul 11

    SGLT2 Inhibitors: An Overview of Risky Diabetes Drug

    SGLT2 Inhibitors: An Overview of Risky Diabetes Drug
    Originally touted as a wonder drug, a new class of medications based on SGLT2 inhibitors promised to help those suffering from Type 2 diabetes by increasing their ability to lower and control their blood sugar, while also lowering body weight…
Rank this Week: 1705

North Carolina and South Carolina…

North Carolina and South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents and tractor-trailer accidents. By Grimes Teich Anderson LLP.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 20

    3M Bair Hugger Warming Blankets Linked to Infections in Surgical Patient

    3M Bair Hugger Warming Blankets Linked to Infections in Surgical Patient
    First approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1987, 3M’s Bair Hugger warming blankets are designed to keep surgical patients warm before, during and after major operations. By helping a patient maintain their core body…
  • Jul 13

    How to Find a Good Lawyer

    How to Find a Good Lawyer
    I often say that lawyers are a lot like car mechanics. Some say they know what they are doing when they don’t, and then some really know what they are doing.  In either situation, you don’t want to have someone do your work…
  • Jul 7

    Love and Marriage, The Department of Veterans Affairs Style

    Love and Marriage, The Department of Veterans Affairs Style
    There are many VA benefits a spouse is eligible for, but not everyone is eligible for the designation of “spouse.”  While what constitutes a valid marriage is usually left up to the individual 50 states, the VA does have its…
Rank this Week: 2974

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2552

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Law Office of Michael D. Maurer, P.A.

http://www.raleighinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Attack by a North Carolina Man’s Emotional Support Dog

    Attack by a North Carolina Man’s Emotional Support Dog
    In a recent incident, a passenger on an airplane was attacked by an emotional support dog. The dog was a mixed lab, and the victim was sitting in a window seat with the dog and his owner, a North Carolina Marine veteran, next to him.…
  • Jul 12

    Contributory Negligence in Rear-End Accidents in North Carolina

    Contributory Negligence in Rear-End Accidents in North Carolina
    An interesting unpublished 2013 appellate decision related to contributory negligence arising out of a rear-end car accident. The plaintiff sued the defendants, arguing that the accident happened as a direct result of their negligence.…
  • Jul 5

    Airbags in North Carolina

    Airbags in North Carolina
    Many drivers feel secure because they believe that if there is a serious accident, their airbag will deploy and possibly save them from catastrophic or fatal injuries. Many North Carolina residents who suffer from injuries arising out of…
Rank this Week: 2205

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Jul 17

    Let’s Brunch (and drink alcohol at 10am)

    Let’s Brunch (and drink alcohol at 10am)
    The information for this blog is found on Brewer Advisory: Legislature Passes ABC Omnibus Legislation by Laura Collier and posted by the NC Craft Brewers Guild. Laura Collier is the legal advisor for the NC Guild, and her contact information…
  • Jul 3

    Serving Alcohol in NC

    Serving Alcohol in NC
    Compliance with Alcohol Part 5 of our Festival blog series. Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 Are you compliant? Hopefully, yes. If not, hopefully these rules can help you. Serving alcohol in general follows a lot of strict rules.…
  • Jun 30

    What You Wear Does Say A lot About You!

    What You Wear Does Say A lot About You!
    Compliance at Festivals in NC: Quality Control Tasting & Attire Part 4 of our Festival blog series. Check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 Are you compliant? Hopefully, yes. If not, hopefully these rules can help you. We’ve…
Rank this Week: 2093

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Jul 12

    Asbestos and Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Asbestos and Cancer: What You Need to Know
    You’ve seen the commercials on TV—the ones with the melodramatic voice that boom, “If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation!” Class-action lawsuits abound…
  • Jul 10

    Expert Depositions and the Daubert Challenge, Vol. 1

    Expert Depositions and the Daubert Challenge, Vol. 1
    This is the first post in a series about employing the Daubert challenge in expert depositions. Learn more about our Daubert challenge consultant service here. Psychologists and psychiatrists fill an ever-expanding role in today’s…
  • Jun 16

    Hardison Wood Named to 10 Best Attorneys List

    Hardison Wood Named to 10 Best Attorneys List
    We are proud to announce that the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has nominated and accepted D. Hardison Wood as one of its 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal…
Rank this Week: 1975

Carolinas Class Action

Carolinas Class Action

The Carolinas Class Action blog covers class action developments in North and South Carolina. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. attorneys report on recent cases involving all federal and state courts in the Carolinas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

http://www.carolinasclassaction.com
  • Jul 6

    Fourth Circuit Uses Spokeo to Spike $11.7 Million Class Action Judgment

    Fourth Circuit Uses Spokeo to Spike $11.7 Million Class Action Judgment
    Standing to sue, a venerable piece of American jurisprudence for sure, continues to draw attention in recent class action cases, including in the Fourth Circuit. In its second decision this year evaluating last term’s Supreme Court…
  • Jul 3

    Recent Filings – June Digest

    Recent Filings – June Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of June’s filings: Lopez, et al. v. Ham Farm, LLC et al., No. 2:14-cv-00030 (E.D.N.C. June 30, 2017) (purported…
  • Jun 13

    Named Plaintiffs Can’t Voluntarily Dismiss Individual Claims in Order to Appeal Class Certification Denial

    Named Plaintiffs Can’t Voluntarily Dismiss Individual Claims in Order to Appeal Class Certification Denial
    Earlier this year, we hazarded a guess that the Supreme Court was split 4-4 regarding a Ninth Circuit decision holding that a named plaintiff could achieve appellate review of a decision denying class certification by voluntarily…
Rank this Week: 2866

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Jul 5

    Incorporating By Reference In Your NC Business Court Brief? Don't Do It!

    Incorporating By Reference In Your NC Business Court Brief? Don't Do It!
    If you have ever drafted a Complaint, you have undoubtedly used the words that your previous numbered allegations were "incorporated by reference."  It's a way of not having to repeat yourself.  That  shortcut is specifically…
  • Jun 16

    Joint Defense Agreements Are Not Protected By The Attorney-Client Privilege

    Joint Defense Agreements Are Not Protected By The Attorney-Client Privilege
    Why would any lawyer think that his Joint Defense Agreement, entered into with a co-defendant, was protected from production by the attorney-client privilege?  Well, the lawyer for one of the Defendants in AP Atlantic, Inc., v. Crescent…
  • Jun 6

    Deposition, My Office Or Yours? NC Business Court: Neither

    Deposition, My Office Or Yours? NC Business Court: Neither
    You probably don't think much, when you are noticing a deposition, about where it should take place.  Ideally, you probably want it to happen in your own office. The NC Rule of Civil Procedure on depositions, Rule 30, says that the…
Rank this Week: 4324

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2206

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.naglefirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2219

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Legal change causes personal injury lawyers to race to court

    Legal change causes personal injury lawyers to race to court
    Why should I hire an attorney to represent me in a personal injury claim? Whenever there’s a stampede, it’s important to look carefully to find the cause. People don’t move suddenly and in large numbers for no reason, after…
  • Jun 27

    Does legal marijuana lead to increase in car crashes?

    Does legal marijuana lead to increase in car crashes?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What happens if I am convicted of a DUI or DWI in Charlotte North Carolina?” There’s been a big push in recent years by states across the country to legalize the…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Says Location Matters In Personal Injury Case

    Supreme Court Says Location Matters In Personal Injury Case
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “May I choose my own doctor in a personal injury case?” If you’ve been injured at work, you’ve likely got a lot of things on your mind. Beyond trying…
Rank this Week: 3434

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Jun 30

    Not Every Fatal North Carolina Truck Wreck Follows a Predictable Pattern

    Not Every Fatal North Carolina Truck Wreck Follows a Predictable Pattern
    The State of North Carolina publishes “Traffic Crash Facts” each year, summarizing information such as the total number of persons killed in motor vehicle accidents across the state, the primary causes of traffic accidents,…
  • Jun 13

    North Carolina Court Dismisses Appeal in Commercial Truck Accident Case

    North Carolina Court Dismisses Appeal in Commercial Truck Accident Case
    Commercial trucks cause accidents, injuries, and deaths in many different ways. Usually, the truck is in motion when a crash or collision happens, but this is not always so. Sometimes, the problem is not so much with the truck itself but…
  • May 24

    Recent North Carolina Truck Accident Leaves Local Residents with Many “What-If” Question

    Recent North Carolina Truck Accident Leaves Local Residents with Many “What-If” Question
    With several busy interstates (I-40, I-73, I-85, and I-840) running through the town of Greensboro, North Carolina, residents are all too aware of the many dangers associated with big trucks and tractor-trailer traffic in general. However, a…
Rank this Week: 2194

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3989

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” We all know what bankruptcy is intended for, to help people or companies get back on their feet financially by eliminating…
  • May 10

    Affordable Care Act and the drop in personal bankruptcy filing

    Affordable Care Act and the drop in personal bankruptcy filing
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” Anyone who follows the news even a little bit has likely run across an article discussing either the merits or failings of the…
  • May 3

    Marijuana Industry May Be Barred From Bankruptcy

    Marijuana Industry May Be Barred From Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “I’m owed money by someone that filed bankruptcy. What can I do now?” Most people understandably assume that if you own a business, whatever it is, you have the ability…
Rank this Week: 1633

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

Legal news and analysis on matters affecting financial institutions and other businesses, with an emphasis on North Carolina. By Matt Cordell.

http://bizlawnc.com/
  • May 8

    Can Young Lawyers Learn Something From Older Lawyers About Managing Their Professional Reputations Online (and Vice Versa)?

    Can Young Lawyers Learn Something From Older Lawyers About Managing Their Professional Reputations Online (and Vice Versa)?
    I thought I'd share an article that was published this week in the North Carolina Lawyer magazine that might be of interest to some of you.Can Young Lawyers Learn Something From Older Lawyers About Managing Their Professional Reputations…
  • Mar 5

    A New Chapter

    A New Chapter
    This photo was taken for the firm's website when I joined in 2007In 2005, I met two exceptional people, Don Eglintonand Leigh Wilkinson, during on-campus interviews at my law school.  I could immediately tell from the way…
  • Dec 17

    The FCC Creates Privacy, Data Protection, and Data Breach Rules for Internet Service Provider

    The FCC Creates Privacy, Data Protection, and Data Breach Rules for Internet Service Provider
    The Federal Communications Commission is venturing into new areas of privacy regulation.  By a narrow vote, the FCC has approved new rules that govern how internet service providers ("ISPs") use consumers' information.   ISPs long…
Rank this Week: 3768

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • Apr 24

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina
    Tags: probate lost will north carolinaWhen a will is missing or lost after someone dies, what should you do?  Many times this occurs because the Last Will & Testament became lost in a tsunami of papers. Sometimes it gets…
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
Rank this Week: 3265

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • Apr 24

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina
    Tags: probate lost will north carolinaWhen a will is missing or lost after someone dies, what should you do?  Many times this occurs because the Last Will & Testament became lost in a tsunami of papers. Sometimes it gets…
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
Rank this Week: 3070

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • Apr 24

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina

    Probate Lost Will North Carolina
    Tags: probate lost will north carolinaWhen a will is missing or lost after someone dies, what should you do?  Many times this occurs because the Last Will & Testament became lost in a tsunami of papers. Sometimes it gets…
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
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Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Focuses on construction and business law, commercial creditor's rights and estate planning.

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • May 2

    North Carolina Lien Agent and Lien Law Pending Legislation

    North Carolina Lien Agent and Lien Law Pending Legislation
    Several years ago, I came across an article that encouraged business owners to take time to plan their business strategy, business goals and personal goals. The advice was to take several days and to actually get away from others in order to…
  • Apr 13

    J.D. Hensarling Named Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor by Campbell University School of Law

    J.D. Hensarling Named Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor by Campbell University School of Law
    Vann Attorneys, PLLC is happy to announce that J.D. Hensarling has been awarded “The Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor” for the 2016-2017 academic year by the Campbell University Student Bar Association.Read More The post J.D.…
  • Feb 22

    Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents?

    Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents?
    How important are corporate documents? We will host an executive review of important corp. docs in this fast paced webinar.Read More The post Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents? appeared first on Vann Attorneys | Attorneys at Law.
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North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Tenant Seeks Landlord/ Employer Liability in Child Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit

    Tenant Seeks Landlord/ Employer Liability in Child Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit
    When a 13-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after he was attacked by a pit bull, his mother sought to hold several parties accountable. One of those was her landlord. The owner of the dog was both a tenant of the same rental property, as…
  • Apr 26

    Trampoline Park Injury Lawsuit Raises Duty of Care Question

    Trampoline Park Injury Lawsuit Raises Duty of Care Question
    Duty of care is the basis of any negligence claim. In tort law, it’s the legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of care reasonable while performing an act that could foreseeably injure others. If…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Charlotte Pedestrian Deaths Spike in Charlotte

    Report: Charlotte Pedestrian Deaths Spike in Charlotte
    Pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. reached the highest they have been in 40 years, according to a new study. Charlotte has not been immune to this trend, and neither have the Carolinas as a whole.  The study, conducted by the Governors…
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North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Report: Distracted Motorists Driving Up Your Insurance Cost

    Report: Distracted Motorists Driving Up Your Insurance Cost
    Recently, The Charlotte Observer reported an 80-year-old driver blew through a stop sign and crashed into a marked police cruiser in New Jersey. Ironically, the patrolman in that vehicle had been assigned to enforce the state’s “U…
  • Apr 26

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle
    A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges that vehicle manufacturer Tesla’s Model S and Model X are prone to unintentional, sudden acceleration. Several owners detail instances wherein their electric vehicles without warning barreled…
  • Apr 24

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver
    Uber has been operating in Charlotte, Asheville and several other major cities in North Carolina for several years now, asserting that their service helps lower the number of drunk drivers on the road. Some who use the service say it…
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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall
    In work injury cases, injured employees may have a number of possible avenues in which to pursue monetary compensation for the damages suffered. One of the first, of course, is workers’ compensation. This is a no-fault system wherein…
  • Apr 26

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury
    The start of bring brings a host of lawn care and tree maintenance workers out in full force. But tree care is an especially perilous industry, as illustrated by a recent incident in Massachusetts.  According to the Boston Herald, a…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern
    In today’s construction and manufacturing industries, moving large, heavy loads is critical to operations. There has been a great deal of technology developed for this purpose, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
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Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am
    The Breakfast Bytes program, presented by the Elon Law Library, will return on Wednesday, February 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Commons. Join us for informal sit-down demonstrations of Microsoft Word formatting tips and tricks to…
  • Jan 24

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime Alert:ProQuest products will be unavailable from 10:00pm EST January 28, 2017 until 7:00am EST January 29, 2017.We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Oct 31

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
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North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    There are a variety of reasons why insurance companies are becoming more unreasonable and offering less to settle claims. As a result, more claimants are being forced into litigation to seek fair compensation.
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    By :Douglas A. Petho Lawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury If you speak to any attorney in North Carolina who handles  personal injury claims  they will tell you that settling claims with liability insurance companies…
  • Dec 28

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition
    Being called upon to give a deposition either as a witness or party can be  a nerve-racking experience. Here are 10 tips from our experienced attorneys to help you prepare: 1. Listen to the question- Take your time. Make…
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Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower
      A fairly unique situation in an Ohio city is drawing attention to the use of eminent domain to take private property for a public purpose. Eminent domain1 is the power of the government (and private entities, in some cases) to take…
  • Jan 6

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?
      Many cases implicating the use of eminent domain1 never go to court. Generally speaking, what happens is that a representative of a government agency or a private party that is authorized to use eminent domain approaches a homeowner…
  • Dec 30

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case
    For many landowners facing the threat of eminent domain, it can feel personal. We hear all the time that our clients have lived on their land for years going back generations, that the land was bought with a significant amount money, and that…
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Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • May 20

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?
    For attorneys who practice community association law, there has been ongoing discussion at national HOA/condo legal events about whether a community manager is covered by the attorney-client privilege. In general the attorney-client privilege…
Rank this Week: 1610

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

Provides insight and commentary on SEC enforcement actions. By Brooks Pierce.

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • Jun 15

    Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Can’t Judge the Cases They Prosecute

    Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Can’t Judge the Cases They Prosecute
    Not all of the justices would put it that way.  To be fair to the dissenters, and because his version is shorter, we’ll use Justice Thomas’s description of the underlying facts from his dissent in Williams v. Pennsylvania,…
  • Jun 13

    Don’t even think about violating that penny stock bar.

    Don’t even think about violating that penny stock bar.
    The penny stock world can be rough. So rough that breaking the rules in that corner of the securities markets ban bring its own kind of injunction, one that’s much more specific than the typical don’t-break-the-law-anymore kind of…
  • May 25

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IX — Tender Offer

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IX — Tender Offer
    I want to talk about Rule 14e-3, because it has significant implications for insider trading liability.  But to do that, we first have to talk about tender offers, and what they are.     The post The Insider Trading Cartoon…
Rank this Week: 3955

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
  • May 31

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I
    Last week, I blogged about the Southeast Caissons, LLC v. Choate Construction Company case, in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals held that a general contractor could not enforce a forum selection clause in a subcontract that was…
  • May 23

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?
    In order for an agreement to constitute a valid contract that courts or arbitrators will enforce, both parties to the agreement must mutually assent to all of the terms of the deal.  The fancy Latin term for this mutuality requirement…
  • Jan 11

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine
    Wednesday’s Powerball drawing promises the winner a $1.3 $1.5 billion (yes, that’s “billion” with a “b”) jackpot.  Unfortunately, your odds of picking the winning numbers are about 1 in 292 million, or…
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Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • May 16

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn
    Hacked By XwoLfTn Long life for Tunisia  long life to Palestine ./Exit   The post Hacked By By XwoLfTn appeared first on Personal Injury Law Firm.
  • May 16

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    hacked by GHoST61 bize her yer TRABZON :* hacked by GHoST61 - bize her yer TRABZON :* The post hacked by GHoST61 appeared first on Personal Injury Law Firm.
  • May 16

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    Hacked By Fallaga Team | El Gass bou3asba HaCkeD by Fallaga Team Hacked By Fallag Gassrini Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad This Kids Know just Using MyTools Then he Call him self Pro xD LOL Fuck…
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Walker Lambe

Walker Lambe

Covers North Carolina elder law and estate planning.

http://www.organizeyourassets.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Is Probate Always Required?

    Is Probate Always Required?
    When you are making any type of important financial decision, you are going to do your research. This should extend to your estate planning efforts. You should understand all of your options with regard to asset transfer vehicles, and you…
  • Apr 5

    DRAFT How Can You Provide for Your Pet in Your Estate Plan?

    DRAFT How Can You Provide for Your Pet in Your Estate Plan?
    You may wonder if it is possible to provide for your pet in your estate plan. The answer is yes, there are steps that you can take to make sure that your pet is provided for come what may. One way to include your pet in your estate plan would…
  • Feb 18

    When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

    When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?
    Elder law is a relatively new area of the law, having only recently evolved as an answer to the growing legal needs of the elderly population in the United States.  Because it is a relatively new area of the law, many people are unsure…
Rank this Week: 3660

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy issues in North Carolina. By Fabricius & Fabricius PLLC.

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment
    Coming into chapter 13 bankruptcy, a common experience of individuals is payment due dates and the sometimes harsh consequences that follow from missed due dates. When money has been tight, the experience of a late payment fee and a default…
  • Jun 4

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt
    The chapter 7 means test serves to limit eligibility to file chapter 7 bankruptcy, posing a problem for individuals with household income above the state median income and with expenses that don't fit well into the Congressionally-designed…
  • Aug 4

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
Rank this Week: 3134